A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
Teenager Found Hanged At Chelmsford Prison
The seventh teenager to die in custody this year has been found hanging in his cell at Chelmsford prison.
18-year-old Tuan Ho was found in his cell on Monday night and taken to hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
A Prison Service spokesman said: "Staff attempted CPR and paramedics attended but he was pronounced dead at outside hospital at 8.15pm.
"As with all deaths in custody the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman will conduct an investigation.''
Campaigners now want an independent review of young offender institutions and secure establishments with the number of apparent suicides now reaching seven across the UK so far this year.
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.
Prince Harry's visited Epping Forest as part of a conservation project. See the pictures here.
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