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Fire chief case 'needs faster answer'

BBC Essex - 3 hours 57 min ago
Long-term suspensions such as that of a £225,000-a-year chief fire officer need to be resolved quicker, an MP says.
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Northants collapse after Essex post 640

BBC Essex - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 17:39
Ryan ten Doeschate and James Foster hit centuries for Essex before Northants collapse on day three at the County Ground.
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Crisp clue car thief identified by DNA

BBC Essex - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 17:01
A careless thief taunted by police for leaving his soft drink, tools and a balaclava at the scene of a crime is identified through his DNA.
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England's Cook passes 10,000 Test runs

BBC Essex - Mon, 05/30/2016 - 16:59
Essex's Alastair Cook breaks Sachin Tendulkar's record to become the youngest player to score 10,000 test runs.
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Mickleburgh hits ton in Essex response

BBC Essex - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 17:31
Essex's Jaik Mickleburgh hit his first Championship century of the season as batsmen continued to dominate in Northampton.
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Secret WW2 code machine found on eBay

BBC Essex - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 05:04
After a secret German WW2 code machine is found in Southend, the National Museum of Computing is asking people to search for its motor.
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Duckett's 189 puts Northants on top

BBC Essex - Sat, 05/28/2016 - 17:12
Ben Duckett's excellent 189 puts Northants in a commanding position against Essex on day one at the County Ground.
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Colchester midfielder Curtis signs deal

BBC Essex - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 08:24
Colchester United midfielder Jack Curtis signs a new one-year deal with the League Two-bound club.
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Shrews sign Southend midfielder Deegan

BBC Essex - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 13:58
Shrewsbury bring in Southend midfielder Gary Deegan on a two-year deal and prepare to sign Port Vale striker Louis Dodds.
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Teen killer to appeal against sentence

BBC Essex - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:06
A teenager who murdered two strangers is appealing against his sentence which ruled he must be detained for at least 27 years.
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Glamorgan victory bid blunted by Essex

BBC Essex - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 19:06
Essex survive for a draw in Cardiff despite early Glamorgan pressure, with opener Nick Browne leading their resistance.
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'Human cargo' made cries for help

BBC Essex - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 15:03
A jury hears how 35 people sealed inside a container brought into the UK were heard making cries for help by port workers.
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Wright agrees one-year Colchester deal

BBC Essex - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 14:53
Colchester United winger Drey Wright signs a new one-year contract with the League Two-bound club.
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Missing man case now a murder inquiry

BBC Essex - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 10:25
The disappearance of man last seen a year ago is now being treated as a murder case, it has emerged.
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'Unprovoked' acid attack teen arrest

BBC Essex - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 10:16
A 17-year-old is arrested in connection with a suspected acid attack in which five teenagers were injured.
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Bragg ton puts Glamorgan on top

BBC Essex - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 18:27
Will Bragg's ton guides Glamorgan to a lead of 242 against leaders Essex with seven wickets left and one day to play.
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Lorry drivers deny smuggling Afghans

BBC Essex - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 17:23
Two lorry drivers from Northern Ireland deny being part of a people-smuggling operation in which an Afghan man died.
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Van der Gugten limits Essex lead

BBC Essex - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:46
Timm van der Gugten helps Glamorgan limit Essex's lead after innings of 80 from Tom Westley and Ravi Bopara.
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Colchester sign left-back Wyatt

BBC Essex - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:12
League Two-bound Colchester United sign Maldon & Tiptree left-back Ben Wyatt on a one-year contract.
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Southend avoid winding-up order

BBC Essex - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:15
League One club Southend United pay tax debt
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