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Drone 'reduced safety' of passenger plane near Southend

BBC Essex - Sun, 03/24/2019 - 08:33
An investigation found safety had been "much reduced" during the incident near Southend.
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Tour Championship: Ronnie O'Sullivan holds lead over Neil Robertson

BBC Essex - Sun, 03/24/2019 - 07:20
Ronnie O'Sullivan reels off four consecutive frames as he secures a lead over Neil Robertson at the Tour Championship.
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Braintree Town 2-4 Bromley

BBC Essex - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 18:04
Braintree's National League miseries continue as they are beaten at home by mid-table Bromley.
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Colchester United 0-2 Tranmere Rovers

BBC Essex - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 18:02
Tranmere secure a sixth successive victory with an impressive triumph at fellow League Two play-off hopefuls Colchester.
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Peterborough United 2-0 Southend United

BBC Essex - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 17:29
Marcus Maddison scores a spectacular free-kick as Peterborough beat Southend to move back into the play-off places.
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Mersea Island oysterman discovers Bronze Age skull

BBC Essex - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 16:49
Experts believe the skull is approximately 3,000 years old, says the oysterman who found the remain.
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Fans of The Prodigy's Keith Flint to line procession route

BBC Essex - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 15:36
A church service will be held for family and close friends but there will be speakers outside.
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Asian gold: More than £140m stolen in UK in last five years

BBC Essex - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 09:58
Asian families are often targeted by thieves for gold, which is traditionally given as weddings gifts.
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A12 rhea: Owner 'mortified' at rush hour chaos

BBC Essex - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 13:46
The flightless bird wandered along a busy dual carriageway at peak time before being "herded" home.
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Ronnie O'Sullivan still 'fighting and punching' as he closes in on world number one spot

BBC Essex - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:23
Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan says he is "still fighting and punching" as he reaches the Tour Championship final.
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Dollar singer David Van Day wins Thurrock by-election

BBC Essex - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:23
The former Dollar and Bucks Fizz star was standing for the Conservatives.
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Coming Back: Southend's struggles put Ben Coker's contract in doubt

BBC Essex - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 08:36
Southend United footballer Ben Coker battles to recover from a serious knee injury, but the team's slide down the League One table puts his hopes of another contract in doubt.
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League One: 13 teams battle to avoid relegation with eight games to go

BBC Essex - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 08:17
Thirteen teams are still in real danger of going down from League One with eight games left. But how has it got so close?
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Tour Championship: Ronnie O'Sullivan comes back to beat Judd Trump in thriller

BBC Essex - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 23:57
Ronnie O'Sullivan comes from 8-5 down to beat Judd Trump 10-9 on the final black in the Tour Championship semi-final.
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Ostrich on A12 near Colchester causes traffic chaos

BBC Essex - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 18:30
The flightless bird is spotted wandering along a busy dual carriageway at peak time.
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Prodigy's Keith Flint mural in Peterborough 'iconic'

BBC Essex - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 16:23
The street art is described as "our own shrine to Keith Flint" by a former guitarist with the band.
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'Human jawbone' found near river at Rowhedge

BBC Essex - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 16:14
Essex Police says it is investigating after the bone was found at the weekend.
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What do lottery winners buy?

BBC Essex - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 15:01
From £3m investments to designer handbags - the ways a lucky few have chosen to spend the payouts.
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M11 closure: No action over Stansted coach 'bomb hoax'

BBC Essex - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 13:29
A man arrested on suspicion of making hoax bomb threats on a coach on the M11 is released without charge.
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Tour Championship: Judd Trump, Ronnie O'Sullivan, Neil Robertson & Mark Allen progress

BBC Essex - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 22:48
Judd Trump wins the last four frames to beat Mark Williams and set up a Tour Championship semi-final with Ronnie O'Sullivan.
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