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Drug suspect on toilet strike for 37 days 'could die'

BBC Essex - 3 hours 20 min ago
A court hears the man has refused to use the toilet for 37 days, believed to be a record in custody.
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Chelmsford rough sleeper found dead in shop doorway

BBC Essex - 3 hours 50 min ago
A homeless man is found dead in a former catalogue shop doorway after a frosty night.
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Halstead wine bar: Thirty firefighters bring flames under control

BBC Essex - 4 hours 23 min ago
Roof of Essex wine bar destroyed by a fire that started "accidentally" on an upper floor.
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Baby died from head injury, Chelmsford inquest hears

BBC Essex - 8 hours 52 min ago
The seven-month-old girl was confirmed dead on arrival at the hospital, the hearing is told.
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Fault ends steam locomotive Oliver Cromwell's last hurrah

BBC Essex - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 19:11
The Oliver Cromwell arrived at Norwich railway station from London Liverpool Street 45 minutes late.
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Oliver Cromwell locomotive breaks down on final East Anglia trip

BBC Essex - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 17:43
The locomotive broke down on its journey between London and Norwich.
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Desk-fall Essex Police detective 'exaggerated' injury

BBC Essex - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 17:11
Rebecca Jenkins sued Essex Police for £500,000 but is awarded just £10,825 by a country court judge.
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Ronnie O'Sullivan youngest 147 record beaten by amateur Sean Maddocks

BBC Essex - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 16:21
An amateur snooker player surpasses Ronnie O'Sullivan's record as the youngest player to make a competitive maximum 147 break.
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Stansted Airport plan for 43 million passengers

BBC Essex - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 09:49
The airport says increasing its annual passenger limit by eight million would create 5,000 jobs.
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World Grand Prix: Ronnie O'Sullivan beats teenager Yan Bingtao to reach quarter-finals

BBC Essex - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 22:23
Ronnie O'Sullivan is through to the quarter-finals of the World Grand Prix in Preston with a narrow win over Chinese teenager Yan Bingtao.
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Dogs kept in 'horrendous' conditions in Aveley and Barking

BBC Essex - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 20:46
Two women admit keeping 76 dogs and puppies in dirty and unsuitable conditions.
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Craig Davis guilty of misconduct over hoax bomb note

BBC Essex - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 20:39
The former PC is found guilty of gross misconduct for breaching honesty and integrity standards.
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'Stress ball' officer Matthew Horne faces 'no more action'

BBC Essex - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 17:32
Essex Police chief says he took account of Matthew Horne's "outstanding career" at the disciplinary.
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East of England Ambulance Service: 160 new vehicles needed by 2020

BBC Essex - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 17:26
An ambulance service says it needs funding for 160 new vehicles over the next two years to meet demand.
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'Upskirting' should be criminal offence, campaigners say

BBC Essex - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 16:40
Campaigners say a law change in England and Wales would make it easier for police to take action.
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Maplin in talks with potential buyers

BBC Essex - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 00:42
The 200-store electronics retailer hopes that a deal might be done as early as this week.
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Drug-swallow suspect 'holding back nature'

BBC Essex - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 22:28
A drug dealer who swallowed evidence prevents evacuation of his bowels for 32 days, an Essex court hears.
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Essex Fire Service: Sacked fire chief given payout

BBC Essex - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 18:15
The dispute has cost the fire service more than £500,000, but detailed figures have not been released.
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Nile Ranger: Notts County ponder move for ex-Newcastle and Southend striker

BBC Essex - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:58
Ex-Newcastle striker Nile Ranger may be offered a chance to resume his career by Notts County, says boss Kevin Nolan.
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Witham Town FC celebrates solo away 'superfan'

BBC Essex - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:29
James Beardwell won praise after being filmed supporting Witham Town FC.
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