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Coin collector murder accused 'amazed' by collection

25 min 44 sec ago
Danny Bostock denies killing Gordon McGhee in order to steal his collection of rare coins.
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Paras and Royal Anglians in Afghanistan as Nato bodyguards

41 min 29 sec ago
Hundreds of East Anglian troops are back in the country, five years after UK forces pulled out.
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Snooker Shoot-Out: Emma Parker ready for 'massive opportunity'

4 hours 19 min ago
Emma Parker hopes her mother's assistance in practise has helped to prepare her for a "massive opportunity" at the Snooker Shoot-Out.
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Wilko Johnson backs campaign to save Southend music venue

17 hours 42 min ago
Rock legend Wilko Johnson is calling on people to dig deep and help support the Victorian pub.
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Sheela-na-gigs: The naked women adorning Britain's churches

17 hours 53 min ago
Why are churches across Britain adorned with carvings of naked women exposing their genitalia?
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Murder victim Breck Bednar's family 'taunted online'

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 20:03
Breck Bednar was murdered by a man he met online and now his family say the killer is taunting them.
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Charge over 'naked man defecating on train'

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 16:36
The train was travelling between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria.
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Essex beach closed over 'unexploded ordnance'

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 17:26
A 100m (330ft) cordon is in place in Dovercourt, Essex, and the Ministry of Defence called.
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Colchester stabbings: Teen charged with Carl Hopkins murder

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 10:41
The 17-year-old from Woolwich will appear in court on Monday.
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Welsh Open: Stuart Bingham beats Joe O'Connor to reach final

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 16:32
Stuart Bingham ends Joe O'Connor's run at the Welsh Open to reach Sunday's final.
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Eastleigh v Braintree Town

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 10:42
Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Eastleigh and Braintree Town.
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Macclesfield Town v Colchester United

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 10:29
Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Macclesfield Town and Colchester United.
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Southend United v Portsmouth

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 10:25
Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Southend United and Portsmouth.
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Tom Kemp: Outdoor exercise 'great for the mindset'

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 00:04
"Being outside in the fresh air is great for the mindset... and your mental health."
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Basildon Council fined over girl's wall fall injury

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 16:06
The six-year-old girl suffered serious head injuries in the accident in Vange, Essex.
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Colchester stabbings: Teen arrested over Carl Hopkins death

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 15:01
A 17-year-old boy is being questioned on suspicion of murder and attempted after attacks in Colchester.
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Ryanair plane damaged in Stansted Airport barrier collision

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:45
The plane, with 177 people onboard, hit a blast fence at Stansted Airport as it waited for take-off.
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Detectorist finds bomb on Dovercourt beach

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:11
An MoD disposal team is called in after a device is found in mudflats.
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Grace Millane: Tributes posted to family from New Zealand

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 07:23
Dozens of notes and hand-painted stones have been posted from New Zealand to Grace Millane's family.
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June Knight death: Son in court over mother's murder

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 15:19
June Knight, 79, was found dead outside her care home after falling from a balcony.
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