A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
Colchester Woman Named Sexy Veggie
A woman from Colchester has been named the sexiest vegetarian in Europe.
Sophie Barrett beat hundreds of contestants from across the continent to take the title in the competition held by animal right's group, PETA.
Fourteen years ago, Sophie – who loves cooking, clubbing and cats and is a part-time model – swore off meat for good.
"The competition was stiff, but in the end the title of sexiest European vegetarian had to go to Sophie", says PETA spokespeson. "The fact that she's just as beautiful on the inside as she is on the outside made her popular with voters and with staff!"
Sophie will be taking home a prize pack full of goodies from some of the UK's top ethical companies.
The first of the 66 Crossrail trains is in operation from today running on the TFL route between Liverpool Street and Shenfield.
A crackdown, aimed at tackling online child abuse in Essex has seen more than 40 people arrested in the last six months.
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