Around 100 firefighters have been tackling a blaze at a packaging warehouse.
Man Guilty Of Smuggling Tilbury Immigrants
A man has been found guilty of smuggling 35 immigrants in to the UK through Tilbury Docks.
35 Afghan Sikhs, including 15 children, were found inside the container at Tilbury Docks on August 16.
A 40-year-old man called Meet Singh Kapoor died during the cramped crossing, and his body was found at docks in Essex.
Four men have been on trial at Basildon Crown Court - all deny organising the operation.
The jury today found Taha Sharif, who is Kurdish and was living in Tottenham, London, guilty of conspiring to facilitate illegal entry into the UK, the court confirmed.
Stephen McLaughlin, 34, and Timothy Murphy, 33, both of Londonderry, Northern Ireland, and Martin McGlinchey, 47, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, all deny the same charge.
The jury hasn't yet reached a verdict on these counts and judge John Lodge said he would now accept a majority verdict.
Michael Barrymore is entitled to "more than nominal" damages against Essex Police over his wrongful arrest.
A man has been jailed for four years and banned from driving for five years after a fatal crash in Weeley Heath.
"Have fun in a safe environment" is Essex Police's message to festival-goers this year as Chelmsford gears up for the V Festival.
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