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28 min ago | Gazette-news.co.uk

Man jailed for four years for Essex pub knifepoint burglary

He admitted aggravated burglary at The Sun Inn, Feering, on April 14, robbery at the Co-op in Bocking on April 22 and attempted robbery at a Ladbrokes betting shop in Witham on April 12. Det Con Christine Rhodes, of Braintree CID, said: "Lang carried out three serious armed offences in just over a week and put his distressed victims in fear of ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | Basildon Recorder

Police squad turn into team of DIY volunteers

ABOUT 50 police officers from across the county worked flat out to help renovate a crime victim's home for his seriously ill wife.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

a Man has been told he may lose his leg after his moped was involved in a collision with a car.

Matthew Farmer, 26, of Morris Close, Great Wakering, suffered terrible leg injuries after the crash with a red Ford Fiesta outside the Co-op, in Great Wakering High Street.

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Echo-news.co.uk

'We'll bomb your shop and kill your family'

THREE yobs face jail after threatening to bomb the Subway sandwich shop on Billericay High Street and kill the owner's pregnant wife and son.

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Sutton Guardian

A life coach who pretended to be unemployed has been found guilty of two counts of benefit fraud.

Lydia Frempong from Cheam raked in A 4,525 in Jobseekers Allowance, and claimed A 520.55 in Council Tax Benefit.

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KLIQ-FM Hastings

Ex-Flight Attendant Reveals Celebrity Gossip in First Class

For many travelers flying in coach, the only glimpse of first class they will ever get is a peek between the curtains dividing each airplane cabin.

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Canada.com

Russia 'loaded the gun' that shot down Malaysian airliner: John Baird

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird appears at a Commons committee on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, April 9, 2014.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Ex-'X Factor' judge trial nixed over lying claims

British singer Tulisa Contostavlos delivers a statement after her trial over drugs allegations collapsed, outside Southwark Crown Court, London, Monday, July 21, 2014.

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Clacton and Frinton Gazette

Lightning strike destroys young family's home

Hailey Key was awake in bed, in Keswick Avenue, Holland-on-Sea, when she heard a massive explosion and saw the house light up.

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

U.S. rapper Nas has London crowd spellbound with '...

Many in the crowd at the Lovebox Festival in London this weekend were not yet born when U.S. rapper Nas released his groundbreaking "Illmatic" two decades ago, but they seemed to know all the lines anyway.

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Guardian-series.co.uk

Five people in hospital following collision.

A grey Honda Jazz driven by a 72-year-old man from Chingford was in a collision with a black Rover driven by a 21-year-old man from Debden at 4.30pm on Thursday in Dowding Way, Waltham Abbey.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

IcNetwork

'Scandalously unequal': Museum boss's scathing verdict ...

Solskjaer is a big admirer of highly-rated England under-21 centre-back Keane and is determined to add a new defender to his squad before the season begins The head of Wales' state-funded museum sector has launched an outspoken attack on the coverage of the arts by UK broadcasters, accusing them of a London bias that largely ignores the rest of the ... (more)

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East Anglian Daily Times

Gallery: Naked bike ride pedals through Clacton in an environmental protest

Organisers of a naked ride in Clacton say they are hoping to extend the route for next year's event.

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Hampshire Chronicle

Flooding follows thunderstorms

People sunbath on the bank of the river Thames in Windsor, Berkshire as temperatures across many southern parts of England are expected to top 30C today.

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Maldonandburnham Standard

Firefighters have received numerous calls relating to the floods from across the county.

Canvey is one area particularly affected but calls have also included Southend, Harlow, Aveley, Ongar, and Corringham and resources are stretched.

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Echo-news.co.uk

Exhibition for men who died in WW1

The exhibition, designed to honour soldierswho fought for their country, is at St Margaret Parish Church, in London Road, Benfleet , tomorrow and Sunday, from 11am to 4pm.

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Essexcounty Standard

Police appeal for witness after collision between car and pedestrian

Officers were called to Cowdray Avenue, at the junction with North Station Road, in Colchester, at about 1.30am this morning following reports that a pedestrian had been in collision with a Nissan Terrano, whilst he was crossing the road on the roundabout.

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East Anglian Daily Times

Gallery: Spectacular storms light up the region

Spectacular lightning and rumbling thunder and hot, sticky nights may have kept people awake - but they have produced some stunning images from readers.

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Echo-news.co.uk

Downsize sweetener turned sour

A FAMILY who were persuaded to move to a smaller council home by the promise of a A 1,500 sweetener have now been told they were never entitled to any cash.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Echo-news.co.uk

TO this day, Ray Howard bears the scars of the devastating wartime bomb attack on Canvey.

Although faded, 70 years on, they are still visible and provide a daily reminder to Ray of the horror of July 22, 1944.

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