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Grace Millane: Wickford vigil for murdered backpacker

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 21:05
Grace Millane's mother and brothers joined well-wishers to light a candle for her in her home town.
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Colchester woman, 82, passes driving test first time

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 17:02
Josephine Sheeka can take to the roads after passing within two years of her first lesson.
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Jamie O'Hara: Ex-Tottenham player leaves Billericay Town

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 15:41
Former Tottenham midfielder Jamie O'Hara leaves Billericay Town after 18 months at the National League South club.
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Michael Barrymore: Police win damages appeal

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 15:39
TV presenter Michael Barrymore will receive a nominal payout after his unlawful arrest in 2007.
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Girl starved of oxygen at birth gets £22m compensation from hospital

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 15:21
The child, who is severely disabled, can only be comforted by her mother singing, a court hears.
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Colchester Zoo's orangutan Rajang dies aged 50

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 14:44
Paying tribute to one of its best-loved residents, Colchester Zoo said Rajang would never be forgotten.
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Ex-choirmaster and church musician deny sex offences

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:05
Kenneth Francis and Malcolm Archer are accused of assaults on boys between 1972 and 1978.
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June Knight death: Robert Knight charged with murder

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 08:19
June Knight, 79, died at the nursing home in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex.
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Martin Dines: Dad says Colchester murder 'with him always'

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 06:29
A father speaks after three people were convicted of killing his homeless son who had 73 injuries.
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Grace Millane: Backpacker's body returned to family

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 05:43
Grace Millane's family say their "whole world turned upside down" when she disappeared in New Zealand.
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Scottish Open Stuart Bingham whitewashed by Tian Pengfei in round one

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 23:57
Former world champion Stuart Bingham crashed out of the Scottish Open in the first round, losing 4-0 to world number 79 Tian Pengfei.
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Colchester man sentenced over child sex offences

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 16:18
Archie Stulpa-McCallum is "remorseful" and "determined to make amends", a court hears.
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Relative arrested over Westcliff care home 'murder'

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 12:44
The woman, in her 70s, died after sustaining injuries at the home in Westcliff.
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Cruise couple held over suitcase cocaine

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 10:22
About 10kg of the drug was found in their cabin on the Marco Polo, Portuguese police say.
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Grace Millane: Police in search for long-handled shovel

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 08:42
A body believed to be that of British backpacker Grace Millane was found on the outskirts of Auckland.
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Grace Millane: Solo backpacking didn't kill her, say bloggers

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 00:06
Three women bloggers who have travelled the world share their experiences of solo backpacking.
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Aydin Eldeniz death: Coroner records open conclusion

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 20:35
The death of Aydin Eldeniz was initially the subject of a murder inquiry, an inquest hears.
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Fabian Kacica murder: Southend man found guilty

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:37
Joe Paffey stabbed 19-year-old Fabian Kacica after trying to steal his car.
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Martin Dines death: Woman guilty of 'Army row' killing

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:04
Heidi Kennedy was convicted of the manslaughter of a rough sleeper who had sustained 73 injuries.
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'Stansted 15': Protesters who locked themselves to plane guilty

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 15:58
The protesters broke into the airport and locked themselves to a plane set to deport people to Africa.
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