A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
V Festival 2011
Rhianna and Eminem headlined the 16th V Festival in Chelmsford.
180 thousand people packed into Hylands Park over the weekend as acts like Plan B, Bruno Mars, Olly Murs, Jessie J and The Wanted also took to various stages.
Eminem made a reported £2million for headlining the festival.
Rihanna, who joined him on stage for Love The Way You Lie, didn't come cheap either - apparently pocketing half a million.
They made it the most expensive V in the festival's 16 year history.
Police say the event passed successfully with a crackdown on drugs resulting in 87 arrests.
St Johns Ambulance where also kept busy with over 800 people needing help, 13 people were also taken to hospital.
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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