The mother of a six-month-old boy with Down's Syndrome has spoken of the human impact a planned mass eviction of travellers will have.
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Saturday 04 June 2011
A major blaze at a waste oil storage site was brought under control today after more than 60 firefighters worked through the night.
Wednesday 01 June 2011
Sunday 29 May 2011
Essex Police will this week send a case file to prosecutors in the case against the Energy Secretary, Chris Huhne, over allegations that he persuaded his estranged wife, Vicky Pryce, to accept three penalty points for speeding on his behalf.
Wednesday 25 May 2011
The Energy Secretary Chris Huhne was interviewed by police yesterday over allegations he tried to evade punishment for speeding.
Tuesday 24 May 2011
Police investigating allegations that Cabinet minister Chris Huhne tried to evade punishment for speeding carried out two interviews today.
Saturday 21 May 2011
A man found lying in the street with fatal gunshot wounds was named today, as police arrested a third person in connection with his murder.
Sunday 15 May 2011
Police will decide this week whether to investigate claims that Cabinet minister Chris Huhne asked another person to take driving penalty points on his behalf for a speeding offence.
Monday 09 May 2011
Sunday 08 May 2011
Final interviews have taken place for the top job at Crossrail, the £15bn Heathrow-to-Essex rail link, with project programme director Andy Mitchell among the remaining candidates.
Saturday 30 April 2011
Two people have been killed and several others injured in a crash between a lorry and a coach.
Saturday 09 April 2011
Is there a county with a readier, headier image than Essex? No. Essex is brash-blonde-bling, a shining cypher for uncomplicated pursuits like shopping, football and nail polishing. Is it really like that? In parts, but then so is Yorkshire.
Saturday 09 April 2011
Kent's Sam Northeast and Durham's Dale Benkenstein registered the first centuries of the Championship season.
Tuesday 15 March 2011
A Conservative-controlled council has voted to spend millions of pounds of public money evicting travellers from an unauthorised site.
Tuesday 08 February 2011
The widower of reality TV star Jade Goody appeared in court today accused of using threatening and abusive behaviour.
Thursday 18 November 2010
Taco Bell's expansion into Britain continues – its target is to have opened 100 stores in this country within five years. Just one question: are they all going to be in Essex? The first Taco Bell in the UK opened earlier this year at the Lakeside shopping centre. Restaurant number two is being opened just down the road in Basildon. Where next for the spicy food folk: Colchester, Saffron Walden or Harlow? And why does Essex have a particular liking for Mexican meals?
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