Judd Trump overcame a cold and 124th seed Hammad Miah to reach the second round of the UK Championship.
Chancellor George Osborne's spending review outlines the biggest changes to Local Government funding for generations.
The daughters of an 82-year-old man write an open letter telling him of their heartbreak, a month after he went missing.
A lorry fire closes the A12 in Essex in both directions.
Southend midfielder Ryan Leonard credits pop star Justin Bieber with helping him rediscover his goal-scoring form.
Ryan Lowe scores a stoppage-time winner as League One's bottom club Crewe come from 2-0 down to win at Colchester.
Southend United survive an Oldham fightback to defeat the League One strugglers and move up to eighth.
A 48-year-old man is remanded in custody charged with the murder of a woman in Essex last Thursday.
A council is investing £100,000 in building new beach huts in the hope of making a profit.
Essex-based Brinn Bevan suffers a double leg break while vaulting and is a doubt for the Rio 2016 Olympics
Southend United complain to the Football League over ticket prices at Oldham Athletic for Tuesday night's match.
Colchester manager Tony Humes is frustrated by his side's "basic" defending in the 4-1 League One loss to Millwall.
Attendances are at their highest level since the England & Wales Cricket Board was formed 18 years ago.
Shaun Murphy says Ronnie O'Sullivan's decision not to defend his UK title is "weird" but will not lessen the event.
Police chiefs are urged to tackle reports of grooming more effectively following the murder of a teenage boy who was befriended online by his killer.
A book of condolence opens for British man who died in the Paris attacks.
A man is charged in connection with the murder of a woman found with a serious neck injury in Essex.
Blackpool suffer a sixth consecutive defeat as Adam Thompson scores the winning goal and his first ever for Southend.
Two-goal Shane Ferguson helps Millwall to a comfortable League One win over Colchester United.
A pick-up truck ended up embedded in a cottage following a crash that left two men seriously injured.