Clacton MP Douglas Carswell has announced that he will not be seeking re-election on June 8 but will be backing the Conservative candidate.
Man Charged Over Southend Murder
A man's been charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice.
Police have charged a 40-year-old man who was arrested as part of their investigation into the murder of Hassan Mohammed in York Road in Southend.
Vasile Iftinca, aged 40, from Southend, has been charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice.
Hassan Mohammed was stabbed to death on York Road on 7th July. He died in hospital the next day.
He has been remanded in custody to appear before Southend Magistrates Court this morning.
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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