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Human remains in Middleton lead to police investigation

BBC Essex - 1 hour 40 min ago
Police are investigating bones found on the Essex-Suffolk border.
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Essex lorry deaths: Accused driver 'can be extradited'

BBC Essex - 5 hours 18 min ago
Eamonn Harrison is facing 39 charges of manslaughter and two charges of conspiracy
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More prisons to get 'game changing' X-ray body scanners

BBC Essex - 16 hours 13 min ago
The "challenging" jails will get scanners where images can instantly reveal concealed contraband.
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Grayson Perry on his new exhibition and being an 'outsider'

BBC Essex - 16 hours 19 min ago
The celebrated artist has put together a new exhibition of some of his earliest works.
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Emma Brown: Runner who battled anorexia 'wished to live'

BBC Essex - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 18:19
Emma Brown was found dead in her flat near Cambridge by her mother.
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Billericay's 39-year-old cup heroine among fourth-round underdogs

BBC Essex - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 17:15
Meet Billericay's 39-year-old cup heroine and a club seeking 'exposure' as they face Tottenham in the Women's FA Cup fourth round.
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Tom Hopper: Lincoln City sign Southend United striker for undisclosed fee

BBC Essex - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 17:14
Lincoln City sign striker Tom Hopper from Southend United for an undisclosed fee on a three-and-a-half-year contract.
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Harwich port: People-smugglers Erick and Sergei Isaak jailed

BBC Essex - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 15:32
Erick and Sergei Isaak's delivery van contained seven people hidden in a 4ft (1.2m) gap.
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Alan Partridge superfan spends hours finding festival props

BBC Essex - Thu, 01/23/2020 - 00:03
Festival organiser Paul Wassell goes to great lengths to celebrate his love of the cult creation.
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A14 Orwell Bridge closure plans revealed

BBC Essex - Wed, 01/22/2020 - 18:43
It is estimated closing the A14 bridge costs Ipswich's economy £1m a day.
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Essex mum opens children's centre after council closures

BBC Essex - Wed, 01/22/2020 - 18:14
Only 12 of the 86 children's centres in Essex remain open.
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Cambridgeshire electric bin lorry 'better for climate change'

BBC Essex - Wed, 01/22/2020 - 16:52
Electric vehicles cost more to buy, but could be cheaper to run, a council says.
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Southend United: HMRC winding-up petition dismissed in insolvency court

BBC Essex - Wed, 01/22/2020 - 12:05
Southend United have a winding-up bid from HMRC relating to unpaid tax dismissed at the Insolvency and Companies Court.
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Stranded dolphins rescued from mud in Thames Estuary

BBC Essex - Wed, 01/22/2020 - 10:21
It took rescuers two hours to free the pair after the mammals became stuck in muddy waters.
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Colchester United 0-0 Bradford City

BBC Essex - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 22:25
Promotion hopefuls Colchester and Bradford play out a hard-fought goalless draw in League Two.
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Valentin Kachanov: No answers over man's death

BBC Essex - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 17:13
Valentin Kachanov's body was found in the Thames Estuary three months after he vanished.
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Queen Victoria's bloomers, bodices and boots fetch £16k

BBC Essex - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 16:00
The knee-length knickers and other garments were sold to UK and international buyers.
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Man dies at Port of Tilbury industrial unit

BBC Essex - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 15:23
Emergency services say they were called to the port just before 09:00 GMT.
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Tom Westley: Essex batsman succeeds Ryan ten Doeschate as skipper

BBC Essex - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 15:09
Batsman Tom Westley is named as the new captain of county champions Essex, succeeding Ryan ten Doeschate.
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Stuart Bingham: Masters champion 'will always have haters' despite victory

BBC Essex - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 22:30
Stuart Bingham says he "will always have haters" after becoming the oldest winner of the Masters and claiming his second Triple Crown event title.
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