Clacton MP Douglas Carswell has announced that he will not be seeking re-election on June 8 but will be backing the Conservative candidate.
Teen Charged Over Fatal Chigwell Crash
A teenager has been charged with causing the death of a jogger in Chigwell.
41 year-old Alexandra Weatherley died after a collision with a car on Chigwell Rise on Sunday, 31 May.
A 19 year-old man was arrested last week.
Essex Police said: "Zeno Popa-Tolontan of Dacre Gardens, Chigwell, has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving and released on bail to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates Court on April 6".
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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