Clacton MP Douglas Carswell has announced that he will not be seeking re-election on June 8 but will be backing the Conservative candidate.
Essex: Five Bailed In Hacking Probe
Four senior Sun journalists and a Metropolitan Police officer arrested over alleged illegal police payments have been bailed by detectives.
It's after homes were raided by officers in Essex and London yesterday morning (Saturday January 28th).
Senior Sun employees Chris Pharo, 42, and Mike Sullivan along with former executives Fergus Shanahan, 57, and Graham Dudman, were named by sources as suspects facing corruption allegations.
Scotland Yard confirmed five men detained yesterday by officers from Operation Elveden, launched following the phone hacking scandal, had been released pending further inquiries.
A man has been jailed for life to serve a minimum of 25 years for murdering an uncle as he attempted to protect his niece from unwanted advances in Basildon.
Tributes have been paid to a woman who died following a collision in North Weald.
Stansted Airport is predicting its busiest Easter weekend on record.
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