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'Controlling' man guilty of stabbing wife to death in Great Saling

BBC Essex - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 17:14
Wilfred Jacob attacked Linda Vilika with so much force the knife he used broke.
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Sonic boom heard over East of England as RAF intercepts civilian plane

BBC Essex - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 16:36
A Typhoon aircraft "safely escorts" a civilian aircraft to Stansted Airport, an RAF spokesman says.
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Covid: Essex care homes advised to stop social visits

BBC Essex - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 14:06
A health chief says care homes should stop all social visits in all but "exceptional circumstances".
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Royal Mail names areas hit by Covid postal delays

BBC Essex - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 10:28
Deliveries may be delayed in 28 areas due to "resourcing issues", the postal group says.
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Son of a groundsman, brother of a wrestler - Lawrence on verge of England debut

BBC Essex - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 06:54
Dan Lawrence grew up living on a cricket ground. Now he is poised to make his England bow in Sri Lanka.
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Murphy beats Williams to set up Masters quarter-final against Bingham

BBC Essex - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 23:32
Shaun Murphy reaches the quarter-finals of the Masters with an impressive 6-4 victory over two-time champion Mark Williams.
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Hullbridge: Robert Lewis murdered wife Janet after 'obsession' with dementia

BBC Essex - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 17:10
Robert Lewis stabbed his wife of 60 years, and then tried to stab and hang himself, his trial hears.
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Essex lorry deaths: Gazmir Nuzi sentenced over people-smuggling ring

BBC Essex - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 16:22
Gazmir Nuzi is one of eight convicted after the death of 39 people in a lorry container.
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Covid-19: Southend Hospital oxygen supply reaches 'critical' situation

BBC Essex - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 11:50
A document advises doctors that the minimum level of oxygen required in the blood is being reduced.
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Covid-19: A-level student on 'the end of normal learning'

BBC Essex - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 10:35
Her mother is a nurse, her father was furloughed. This is one teenager's story of A-levels.
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Saffron Walden house fire: Man's death 'unexplained'

BBC Essex - Sun, 01/10/2021 - 17:29
The death of a man in a house fire in Saffron Walden is being treated as "unexplained", police say.
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BBC HP Lovecraft trilogy: Suffolk location of mystery village revealed

BBC Essex - Sun, 01/10/2021 - 07:42
A drama trilogy featuring an infamous UFO incident is one of BBC Sounds' most popular series.
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Covid 19: Tiptree jam maker's 'sticky year'

BBC Essex - Sun, 01/10/2021 - 07:38
The pandemic sees a surge in people having cream teas delivered to their front doors.
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Southend United 1-0 Barrow

BBC Essex - Sat, 01/09/2021 - 17:26
Debutant Reeco Hackett-Fairchild fires 10-man Southend to a crucial League Two win against relegation rivals Barrow at Roots Hall.
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Police imposters handcuff and rob man in Essex

BBC Essex - Sat, 01/09/2021 - 12:23
The two robbers stole a Rolex watch and car keys among other items, Essex Police says.
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Decades-old litter used to teach children about the environment

BBC Essex - Sat, 01/09/2021 - 07:50
A green campaigner hopes rubbish she finds from the 1980s will help to change people's habits.
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Loughton school hit-and-run: Terence Glover detained for killing Harley Watson

BBC Essex - Fri, 01/08/2021 - 18:43
Terence Glover "ploughed" into a group of children in his car as they were leaving school.
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Daryl Bunn death: Sonny Hazell jailed for one-punch killing

BBC Essex - Fri, 01/08/2021 - 17:58
Bystander Daryl Bunn struck his head on the pavement and died in hospital.
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Essex murder inquiry: Guns 'missing' from Donald Ralph home in Aldham

BBC Essex - Fri, 01/08/2021 - 16:40
Police say a shotgun and rifle were stolen from Donald Ralph, who died from strangulation.
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Basildon woman jailed for stabbing man five times

BBC Essex - Fri, 01/08/2021 - 16:21
Ami-brie Dornan pleads guilty to wounding with intent after the man needs hospital treatment.
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