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3 hrs ago | BBC News
A man has been arrested on suspicion of killing a father who police believe was murdered in case of mistaken identity.
Is America better or worse off with strong separation between Church and State?
Is racial profiling justified?
8 hrs ago | Basildon Recorder
A MOTORIST was rammed off a quiet country road, then slashed across the face by a machetewielding gang in a late-night attack.
12 hrs ago | Chelmsfordweeklynews.co.uk
Notley, 30, a former sexual offences trained officer based at Rayleigh police station, pleaded guilty to one count of misconduct in public office on 8 November 2013.
16 hrs ago | IcTamworth
Flood waters are reported to be receding after the worst tidal surge for more than 60 years hit coastal towns along the east coast of Britain.
20 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk
There was some minor flooding on Southend seafront near the Three Shells cafe and some beach huts in Thorpe Bay were hit by flooding.
A statement on the Southern Trains website said: "Southern services are subject to disruption this evening following an earlier signal problem at West Croydon and an operating incident at Balham.
Areas of Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex are being evacuated while other areas brace for high tides, high winds and a large tidal surge this evening and tomorrow Blackpool Main Promenade under flood water following high tide and a tidal surge as severe gale force winds hit many parts of the UK More than 10,000 homes in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex are ... (more)
The Essex Weather Centre also reports tonight that several tidal records, which have stood since the deadly 1953 floods, have been broken throughout England The Met Office is also warning that gale-force winds, large waves and a tidal surge caused by low pressure will combine with high tides throughout Friday and to Saturday morning, bringing a ... (more)
Robber Aarij killed Cheam father-of-three Andrew Iacovou during a robbery at the Morden branch of Ladbrokes in Aberconway Road on May 25. Aarij targeted the branch knowing Mr Iacovou, 55, would be working alone.
The Environment Agency has confirmed the Colne Barrier at Wivenhoe will be closed later today before the tide - which should provide complete protection for homes upstream ofand including Wivenhoe.
Darren Francis, 24, attacked the Boulter family, from Colchester, after he was cut up on the roundabout leading to McDonald's in Weeley.
Severe flood warnings have been issued for large areas of East Anglia has high tides and strong winds threaten to swamp the coastline.
A Christian woman fighting for the right not to be forced by an employer to work on Sundays learns the outcome of the latest round of her legal battle today.
The announcement has seen the 'Blackwater, Crouch, Roach and Colne Estuaries' named as one of the first 27 areas nationwide to be protected.
TWO MPs are to write to the Government to urge ministers to make cash available to ease youth employment in Basildon .
A beautifully converted medieval farmhouse and an electric fence to protect nesting birds were among the winners of this year's annual Maldon District Conservation and Design Awards.
A 15-year-old girl has been arrested in connection with the murder of a teenage boy in north London, police said.