The contract of the current Chief Constable of Essex, Stephen Kavanagh, has been extended for a further four years.
Essex: Paper Drops High Court Challenge
The publishers of the Sunday Times have dropped their challenge at the High Court to an Essex Police bid to obtain emails relating to the Chris Huhne speeding case.
Times Newspapers Ltd were expected to ask the High Court in London to quash a Crown Court order requiring production of the emails to Essex Police.
Times lawyers also wanted Lord Justice Toulson and Mr Justice Cranston to declare that a judge sitting at Chelmsford Crown Court erred in law when he issued the order last October.
The case concerns emails between Vicky Pryce, Mr Huhne's ex-wife, and Isabel Oakeshott, the Sunday Times political editor.
It follows allegations that the Energy Secretary asked his former wife to take speeding points for him.
But today the publishers withdrew their application.
A teacher, who worked in Chelmsford, has been charged with multiple offences relating to children.
Adam Mudd Was 16 When He Began His Cyber Attacks
Clacton MP Douglas Carswell has announced that he will not be seeking re-election on June 8 but will be backing the Conservative candidate.
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