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The parents of Nick Alexander from Essex, who died in the Paris attacks, today said "words cannot express the sadness we feel'' as they prepared to attend a memorial service in the city.
Essex rail commuters face, on average, five delays every week caused by things like faulty or broken tracks, bad weather or vandalism.
The Leader of Essex County Council says yesterday's Autumn Statement was the "worst I've ever heard", and services here will suffer.
Essex Police has been cleared of any errors or wrong doing over its investigation into a teenager who went on to murder a 14 year-old boy.
Essex Police has said the northbound section of the A12 at Howe Green is set to be closed until at least 1am after a major lorry fire.
Police uncovered a £1.6 million haul of drugs after being called to reports of a man trying to steal herbal tea in Basildon.
Essex's top police officer has exclusively told Heart the force here could share a Chief Constable with places forces like Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridge in future.
A man is due in court later charged with the murder of a woman on Canvey Island.
A man has been charged with the murder of Kelly Pearce.
Police investigating the murder of Ladimeji Benson in Chelmsford have arrested a fifth person.
The design for the new Crossrail trains, which will run from Shenfield into London and out to Reading, have been revealed.
A CCTV image has been released of a man police want to speak to over a sexual assault at a bar in Shenfield.
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- Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Colchester Stabbing
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A bus crash in Belgium has left an Essex school pupil in intensive care.
Michelle Obama has flown into Stansted ahead of a two-day visit to the UK. See pictures here.
Fire crews have tackled a large fire at the Maypole Social Club in Harlow.
A murder investigation has started after the death of a man at a house in Great Yarmouth.
A 16-year-old boy has been arrested in Norwich in connection with alleged data theft from TalkTalk.
A former prison officer from Bury St Edmunds has been jailed for 12 months for selling stories about George Michael's time behind bars to The Sun.
A US pilot who died when his fighter jet crashed near RAF Lakenheath has been named as Major Taj Sareen.
A man has been fined £1,800 for flying drones over Parliament, near Buckingham Palace and over football stadiums.
Government to investigate after some restaurants accused of withholding tips
Metropolitan Police are worried a woman from Walthamstow could be travelling to Syria with her four children.
A man's handed himself into police after CCTV footage showed the moment a woman cyclist was pushed off her bike in Whitechapel into moving traffic.
Cats at the Blue Cross centre in Cambridge will benefit from donations of toys and scratching posts following the recent flooding.
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Thousands of people descended on Peterborough city centre for the Pearl Izumi Tour Series and Matrix Fitness GP Series.
Olympic and Paralympic champions raced through the streets of Peterborough streets as the Pearl Izumi Tour Series arrived in the city.
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