A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
More Police At Stansted After Brussels Attack
Stansted Airport says it is increasing the police presence there following this morning's suspected terror attacks in Brussels.
A spokesperson said: "In response to this morning's events at Brussels Airport, the police presence has been increased in landside areas.
"It is important to note that these are precautionary measures and we continue to closely monitor the situation.
"No airlines at Stansted offer direct flights to Brussels. All other flights are currently operating as normal".
A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
A man who set a fire on the ninth floor of a block of flats in Southend, killing a neighbour and her unborn child, has been made subject of a hospital order.
Heart can reveal since so called 'legal highs' were banned last May - Essex Police have made 9 arrests relating to the supply or possession of the drugs.
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