Three people have been arrested after anti-deportation protesters locked themselves to a plane at Stansted Airport.
V Festival 2013 - In Numbers
The number of years V Festival has been running
The number of music fans attending across the two festival sites in Chelmsford and Staffordshire
The number of helicopter flights flown by artists arriving at Hylands Park
The amount of rubbish in tonnes cleared up after V Festival
The number of music acts performing this year (There will also be more than 20 comedy acts)
The estimated boost to the Chelmsford economy brought about by V Festival
The number of vehicles expected at the festival site over the weekend
The number of police officers on duty at Hylands Park over the weekend
The number of arrests at the 2012 festival
A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
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.
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