A man from Thurrock is suing Southend Hospital after he contracted a flesh eating superbug following a routine prostate operation.
Essex: Men Held Over Historic Weapon Theft
A man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing historic armour and weapons from a museum and castle in Essex.
Essex Police launched an investigation after two alleged burglaries at Maldon Combined Services Museum and Stansted Mountfitchet Castle.
Two replica English Civil War helmets, a chain mail hood and a Napoleonic axe dating from 1709 were taken from the Maldon museum on Thursday.
On Saturday night the armoury at the castle was burgled and a chain mail shirt, steel riveted coif, two Norman two-handed swords, a mace, a double-handed Norman axe, a jousting helmet, two Saxon metal helmets, a Norman longbow and 10 arrows were stolen.
A 32-year-old man, from the village of Takeley, has been arrested on suspicion of theft and is currently being questioned, the force said.
Essex Police have been ranked the worst in England and Wales for victim satisfaction in the past year.
The deaths of two people found inside a car in Chelmsford on Monday, are not being treated as suspicious.
Essex County Council is calling on the Government to delay plans to cut funding to education.
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