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A crackdown, aimed at tackling online child abuse in Essex has seen more than 40 people arrested in the last six months.
After appearing on TV, the family of missing Clacton man, Nigel Kedar, have issued an appeal.
Two brothers from North Benfleet jailed for defrauding people have been ordered to pay back over £229,000.
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Two people have been charged following death of a seven-year-old girl in Harlow last year.
Dramatic footage has emerged of Iraqi forces battling with Islamic State fighters in the Old City of Mosul.
Donald Trump has admitted that he did not make secret recordings of his meetings with former FBI director James Comey, but left open the idea that someone else might have done.
A British man has died while hiking down a mountain in the United Arab Emirates in 45C desert heat.
Researchers are pumping carbon dioxide into a forest to measure how it copes with rising levels of the gas - a key contributor to climate change.
Ron Howard has been announced as the replacement director to take over Lucasfilm's new Star Wars spin-off Han Solo.
Comedian Ricky Gervais has defended a controversial joke he made on Twitter about AIDS .
Hollywood veteran Diane Keaton has told Sky News she is backing Briton James Norton to be the next James Bond.
A self-portrait taken by pop artist Andy Warhol will go on auction for the first time, with an estimate price of up to £7m.
Ireland and Afghanistan have attained Test status after being awarded full membership by the International Cricket Council.
Team Sky have unveiled their team for the Tour de France with Chris Froome leading the team's attempt at their fifth and his fourth win.
Former Wimbledon champion Boris Becker says he is "surprised and disappointed" to be declared bankrupt.
China has imposed a new "100% tax" on transfer fees for foreign footballers - signalling a possible end to big money signings.
Parents in China are calling for the latest toy craze - miniature crossbows that shoot toothpicks - to be banned.
Alaskan fisherman say they are being "chased out" of the Bering Sea by pods of killer whales which are stripping their lines of fish.
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A lost 118-year-old painting by one of Britain's most famous explorers has been discovered in Antarctica.
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This pilot father took his daughter for a plane ride and filmed her reaction. He wasn't expecting her to enjoy it quite as much as she did!
This was the amazing moment Kellie Kearney told her daughter, Frankie, she was expecting.
This is the moment a mum belted out an incredible rendition of a Beyonce track - unknowingly become a viral star watched by 900,000 fans around the world.
We've been hit by a heatwave, but don't panic, these cute and practical fans will keep you cool on the go!
Regardless of how much mileage you have on your clock this new test claims to be able to calculate a new age for you depending on how well you've looked after yourself. This could be your chance to drop a decade in minutes!
A whopping 79% of women lie to their friends and family about the real reason they can’t go out on the town.
According to one in ten men a man's place is now well and truly in the kitchen.
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