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Six teenagers arrested over Harlow murder investigation

BBC Essex - 3 hours 54 min ago
A murder investigation begins after a man died from head injuries following a "brutal" late night attack.
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Chelmsford prisoner complains about 'censored' song lyrics

BBC Essex - 4 hours 5 min ago
A prison radio station is slammed for treating inmates as "fluffy little munchkins" by censoring song lyrics.
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Adam Wheater: Essex sign Hampshire wicketkeeper batsman on month-long loan

BBC Essex - 4 hours 14 min ago
Hampshire's Adam Wheater re-joins Essex on loan for the rest of the County Championship season.
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Breck Bednar murder: Insufficient evidence in killer 'contact' probe

BBC Essex - 10 hours 48 min ago
Police say they cannot take further action over claims from the mother of a murder victim that she is being taunted online by the killer.
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Braintree Town 1-3 Torquay United

BBC Essex - Mon, 08/29/2016 - 16:59
Braintree's concerning start to the season continued with defeat at home to Torquay.
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Polish men targeted in 'brutal' late night Harlow attack

BBC Essex - Mon, 08/29/2016 - 13:31
Four teenagers are arrested on suspicion of attempted murder over an attack on two Polish men in Essex.
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South Woodham Ferrers teenager dies after A12 collision

BBC Essex - Sun, 08/28/2016 - 15:42
An 18-year-old pedestrian dies in hospital after he is hit by a van on the A12 in Essex.
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Quaker Sheila Hancock says modern living 'lacks any silence'

BBC Essex - Sun, 08/28/2016 - 15:40
The actor Sheila Hancock reveals she is constantly asking shopkeepers and restaurant owners to turn down background music.
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Wycombe Wanderers 0-2 Colchester United

BBC Essex - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 17:49
Second-half goals from Chris Porter and Sammie Szmodics give Colchester a win away at Wycombe.
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Southend United 0-2 Fleetwood Town

BBC Essex - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 17:26
Fleetwood score in each half to register a comfortable win at Southend in League One.
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Barrow 2-1 Braintree Town

BBC Essex - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 17:00
Barrow maintain their 100 per cent home record as Byron Harrison's late strike earns a win over visiting Braintree.
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Anton Ferdinand: Southend United sign former Reading centre-back

BBC Essex - Sat, 08/27/2016 - 14:18
Southend United sign West Ham, Snderland and Reading defender Anton Ferdinand on a one-year deal.
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Double gold Olympian Whitlock met by crowds at Essex gym

BBC Essex - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 19:36
Double Olympic gold medallist Max Whitlock is welcomed home at the gym which trains him.
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Driver who paralysed daughter in Essex given community service

BBC Essex - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 12:45
A driver who paralysed her own daughter in a crash, and killed an elderly passenger in the car she hit, is handed a community service order
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Stranger saves boy from drowning in Southend Lagoon

BBC Essex - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 06:57
A six-year-old boy was saved from drowning in a seafront lagoon by a stranger, police say.
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Woman who urinated on war memorial faces crown court

BBC Essex - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 17:30
A woman who urinated on an Essex war memorial in front of members of the public faces a crown court judge for sentencing.
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County Championship: Essex beat Leicestershire to boost promotion push

BBC Essex - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 16:50
Division Two leaders Essex beat second-placed Leicestershire by an innings and 10 runs to edge closer to promotion.
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County Championship: Dan Lawrence century boosts Essex against Leicestershire

BBC Essex - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 17:51
Dan Lawrence's 123 not out puts Division Two leaders Essex into a strong position on day two against Leicestershire.
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Student Javid Ahmed admits stabbing mother in Maldon street

BBC Essex - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 16:15
A student admits stabbing his mother in the street, leaving her with 37 separate knife wounds and a fatal injury to her heart.
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Rio Paralympics: Seven athletes added to GB team after Russia ban

BBC Essex - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 14:48
Seven athletes are added to the British team for the Rio Paralympics, after Russia's ban on competing was upheld.
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