A convicted drug smuggler who spent 21 years on the run is caught by police after taking the Eurostar to London.
Gateshead have signed midfielder Mitch Brundle from Braintree Town on a one-year deal.
An Action Man astronaut doll that was launched into near space goes missing after landing back on earth in Northamptonshire.
Essex will not replace injured New Zealand international Adam Milne in their T20 Blast squad.
Braintree boss Jamie Day brings in Hemel Hempstead goalkeeper Jamie Butler as his third summer signing.
Essex Police is "lousy" at keeping special constables in the service, the county's new crime commissioner claims.
Colchester United midfielder Joe Edwards signs for League One side Walsall on a two-year deal.
Two of the UK's five districts with the highest percentage of people which backed Brexit were in Essex, figures show.
A foreign student living in London admits trying to travel to Syria or Iraq engage in acts of terrorism.
Hundreds of commuters are left stranded at railway stations for the second day in a row after flooding affects train services.
The east of England has overwhelmingly voted in favour of Britain leaving the EU.
Travellers face continued disruption as further heavy rain in south-east England leaves some commuters stranded and leads to the cancellation of rail services.
Lincoln City sign left-back Sam Habergham on a two-year contract after he rejected a new contract at Braintree.
Drivers are left stranded across Essex after attempting to drive through deep floodwater.
Southend sign right-back Jason Demetriou and former Gillingham winger Jermaine McGlashan on two-year deals.
A 24-year-old man appears in court charged with the murder of a 78-year-old man who died from head injuries at his Essex home.
Essex suffer their first Championship defeat of the season as Leicestershire win by four wickets at Chelmsford.
Braintree Town sign midfielder Harry Lee on a free transfer from National League South side Welling.
Five-times League Cup winners Aston Villa are drawn away to Luton Town in the first round of the EFL Cup.
Colchester United forward Macauley Bonne signs a new two-year contract with the League Two club.