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Chelmsford Prison death: Inmate's self-harm risk 'not reviewed'

BBC Essex - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 20:49
A jury concludes Craig Royce carried out a "deliberate act" but did not intend to take his own life.
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Christmas rail strikes announced by two rail companies

BBC Essex - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 20:33
Passengers will be affected by 24-hour strikes on 27 and 31 December.
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Elvis Presley record collection stolen in burglary

BBC Essex - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 17:19
The victim had been collecting the singer's records for several decades, police say.
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Suspended sentence death driver to be jailed

BBC Essex - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 16:32
John Bond admitted causing his sister's death in a crash in Essex.
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Westminster rape trial: Samuel Armstrong 'victim gave story to press'

BBC Essex - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 16:21
Jurors hear a woman allegedly raped by an MP's aide gave the story to the Sun and the Mail.
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Scottish Open: Ronnie O'Sullivan & John Higgins reach third round

BBC Essex - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 15:16
Ronnie O'Sullivan and John Higgins both ease to 4-1 victories as they progress to the third round of the Scottish Open.
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BBC Get Inspired Unsung Hero 2017: Michael Mitchell - founder of Radical Bikes in Chelmsford - wins East award

BBC Essex - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 06:22
Michael Mitchell, founder, organiser and leader of Radical Bikes in Chelmsford, wins the BBC Get Inspired Unsung Hero Award for the East.
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Ronnie O'Sullivan: 'Sports Personality not my scene', says UK champion

BBC Essex - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 20:58
Ronnie O'Sullivan wins his Scottish Open first-round match and says he's "over the moon" at never having been nominated for Sports Personality of the Year.
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MP's aide Samuel Armstrong faces Westminster rape trial

BBC Essex - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:56
Jurors hear the alleged victim was found in distress running through the corridors of Westminster.
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Breck Bednar murder: Film aims to protect boys from grooming

BBC Essex - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:48
Breck Bednar, 14, was groomed before being lured to his death by a 19-year-old man in 2014.
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David Van Day to stand in Thurrock Council election

BBC Essex - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:32
David Van Day will be challenging Tim Aker, who is currently the UKIP MEP for the East of England.
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Ashes: Alastair Cook says he hasn't made a decision on his future

BBC Essex - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 07:52
Batsman Alastair Cook says he has not made any decision on his future as he prepares to become the first England player to reach 150 Test caps.
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Animals captured enjoying the snow in the East

BBC Essex - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 16:24
Animals big and small have been enjoying the snow across the east of England.
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Chelmsford binman death: Tributes to Steve Bishop

BBC Essex - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 15:42
Father-of-three Steve Bishop was a "hardworking family man", says his fiancee.
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Snow-covered windscreen gets Harlow driver in trouble

BBC Essex - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:28
The driver in Essex had only cleared the smallest of spaces from their snow-covered windscreen.
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Ronnie O'Sullivan plays down matching Davis and Hendry records

BBC Essex - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 06:37
Ronnie O'Sullivan plays down matching two great snooker records, saying performances rather than records make him feel proud.
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UK Championship: Ronnie O'Sullivan matches Steve Davis with sixth title

BBC Essex - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 21:27
Ronnie O'Sullivan equals Steve Davis' haul of six UK Championship titles by beating Shaun Murphy 10-5 in York.
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Heavy snow causes travel problems in the East of England

BBC Essex - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 13:29
It has caused disruption on the roads, trains and to flights at Luton and Stansted.
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Elmwood Equestrian Centre fire fundraising tops £20k

BBC Essex - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 10:00
Twelve horses were killed in the fire - thought to have been started deliberately - at their stable.
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UK snow: Ice could add to travel disruption as temperatures drop

BBC Essex - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 22:41
Significant snowfall is forecast for the weekend, with warnings some communities could be cut off.
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