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Burnham-on-Crouch: Beverley O'Connor death 'accidental', coroner concludes

4 hours 10 min ago
Two men were initially arrested after Beverley O'Connor was found at the bottom of her stairs.
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'I've spent my life in fear of being called fat'

15 hours 40 min ago
Megan Jayne Crabbe was five when she started a war with her weight - now she's a body positive Instagram activist.
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Duchess of Cambridge opens hospice with 'army of little helpers'

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 22:11
The Duchess of Cambridge praises a charity for keeping family at the heart of its work.
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Car stolen in Essex crashed after police pursuit

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 18:16
A car is stolen in Essex before being driven into London and crashing into an "innocent member of the public".
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Woman dies and 19 injured in Cambridgeshire minibus crash

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 12:49
Eighteen of the minibus passengers - all aged between 60 and 80 - were taken to hospital.
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Abusive 'don't block driveways' note left on ambulance in Southend

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 11:43
The ambulance service said the person who left the message should "remember crews are there to save lives".
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'Noah's Ark' floating museum docks at Ipswich in first UK visit

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 16:20
The 70m-long (230ft) floating museum features sculptures depicting stories from the Bible.
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Corrie Mckeague's brother bids to restore missing airman's sports car

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 12:10
Corrie Mckeague's moss-covered MG TF has sat on an RAF base since he vanished in 2016.
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FA Cup: BBC Two to show Maldon & Tiptree's second-round tie live

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 12:01
Maldon & Tiptree's FA Cup second-round game against Newport County or Grimsby Town will be shown live on BBC Two on Friday, 29 November.
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Grace Millane murder accused 'struggled to put body in suitcase'

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 04:30
The man accused of strangling backpacker Grace Millane says he was "in shock" when he found her body.
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Norfolk kindness museum celebrates goodwill of strangers

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 00:48
People from across the world shared their stories with Kazz Morohashi and her husband for the museum.
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EFL Trophy: 52 goals, four hat-tricks and academy sides impress

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 10:03
An 11-goal thriller, a 17-year-old captain and seven Premier League academies progressing - a busy night in the EFL Trophy.
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Grace Millane trial: CCTV 'shows backpacker's body in suitcase'

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 06:59
Prosecutors say the man accused of murdering Grace Millane disposed of her body using the case.
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Emma Brown: My daughter's anorexia was a 'descent into hell'

Wed, 11/13/2019 - 02:23
Simon Brown lost his eldest child to the eating disorder - now he works with those who handled her care.
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Harry Lennon: Southend defender training with under-23s after social media video

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 17:08
Southend's Harry Lennon is made to train with their under-23s after being filmed out with Dover players after Sunday's FA Cup defeat.
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Cocaine worth £20m found in frozen meat at Harwich Port

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 16:52
Packages weighing 200kg were discovered in the back of a truck, the National Crime Agency said.
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Thurrock Lib Dem candidate steps down in tweets row

Tue, 11/12/2019 - 01:39
Lib Dem Kevin McNamara apologises for the "deeply offensive" tweets sent in 2009 and 2010.
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Romford baton arrest: Met officer denies assaulting teen

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 16:13
The Met officer was filmed hitting a boy while making an arrest in east London in April.
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Colchester pub crash: Man died from multiple injuries

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 13:34
An inquest hears the 36-year-old man was struck by a vehicle that crashed into a smoking area.
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Canvey Island graffiti attacks investigated as hate crime

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 13:13
Homophobic, anti-Semitic and other racist messages were sprayed in red paint in Canvey Island.
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