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Essex: County of England
Essex is a county in the east of England, north-east of London. One of the home counties, it borders Suffolk and Cambridgeshire to the north, Hertfordshire to the west, Kent across the estuary of the River Thames to the south and London to the south-west. The county town is Chelmsford, the only city in the county. For government statistical purposes, Essex is placed in the East of England region, where the inclusion of Essex is one of the main differences between the modern and the historical region.

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Mum creates 'sight bucket list' for young son before he loses sight [Video]

Mum creates 'sight bucket list' for young son before he loses sight

A mum has revealed how spotting a beautiful rainbow straight after being toldher son would go blind before his teens inspired her to start a 'sight bucketlist' of all the wonderful things he wants to..

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Digger driver soaks up £250,000 Lottery scratchcard win [Video]

Digger driver soaks up £250,000 Lottery scratchcard win

A digger driver who won £250,000 on a Lottery scratchcard has described it as"the best weekend" of his life. George Bates, 23, of Great Leighs in Essex,bought the winning Gold Scratchcard at his local..

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The moment police found 39 people dead in a lorry container in Essex [Video]

The moment police found 39 people dead in a lorry container in Essex

A police officer has described how he found the tightly packed, half-nakedbodies of 39 migrants in the back of a lorry trailer.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:10Published

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Essex lorry deaths: Driver 'told load was cigarettes not people'

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Porsche Smacks SUV, Careens Off Wall and Lands On Top of Car

Bad news really does come in threes. Just ask this poor Porsche driver who sideswiped an SUV, drove off a wall and landed on top of another car. Ouch. The driver of this Porsche Taycan tried parking in..
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Essex lorry deaths: Accused Eamonn Harrison 'naive and gullible'

Eamonn Harrison tells an Old Bailey jury he "did not know I was involved in people smuggling".
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Essex lorry deaths: Accused 'watched Netflix as migrants were loaded'

Eamonn Harrison denies the manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese migrants found in a lorry trailer in Essex.
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Essex lorry deaths: Accused 'devastated' over container deaths

Eamonn Harrison denies the manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese migrants found in a container in Essex.
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Covid-19: Essex mum urges others going through loneliness to 'reach out'

A mum has shared her experience of loneliness in lockdown to encourage others to speak out.
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Baby died after failed forceps delivery at Essex hospital

The boy was stillborn after "excessive force" left him with a brain haemorrhage during the delivery.
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Essex lorry deaths: Accused claims second phone is for 'girlfriends'

Gheorge Nica denies any role in the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants found in a lorry trailer.
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Essex lorry deaths accused left UK over 'very big investigation'

The bodies of 39 Vietnamese nationals were found in a shipping container on 23 October last year.
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Essex lorry deaths accused 'roped into people smuggling'

The bodies of 39 Vietnamese nationals were found in a shipping container on 23 October last year.
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Essex lorry deaths: Juror's sister with Covid stalls trial

The juror is awaiting a Covid-19 test result after meeting her sister who later tested positive.
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Antarctica is Earth's one virus-free continent: science fights to keep it that way

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This week, 40 men and women will emerge from quarantine and board the Royal Research Ship James Clark Ross as it prepares to sail from Harwich in Essex to the South Atlantic. Their mission is..
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Essex lorry deaths: Suffocating man's last words recorded

The Old Bailey heard Nguyen Dinh Luong, 20, was recorded saying: "I'm sorry. It's all my fault."
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Covid-19: Essex bride virtually united with nan for wedding vows

The ceremony was live-streamed into Dot Bash's care home so she could watch her granddaughter.
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Covid-19: Essex boy's lockdown art project ends up in gallery

More than 250 artists from across the world came forward to help 12-year-old Noah finish the paintings.
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Essex lorry deaths: Woman in France 'saw migrants get in lorry'

Nine people were seen in France a day before 39 migrants were found dead in the lorry, a court hears.
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Missing Essex woman found after two days in her garage

The woman was found unconscious with hypothermia two days after officers searched her property.
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Essex lorry deaths: Migrant 'paid £13k for 'VIP' smuggling trip'

essex lorry deaths: migrant 'paid £13k for 'vip' smuggling trip'
The parents of a Vietnamese man paid £13,000 for a "VIP" smuggling trip to Britain along a route where 39 migrants died, a court has heard. Prosecutors allege the man, known as Witness X, was on one..
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Essex lorry deaths: Earlier bid foiled by tunnel checks

The Old Bailey hears smugglers made fatal decision to "double up" cargo after an earlier bid failed.
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Essex lorry deaths: Witness 'called police three times about migrants'

Marie Andrews witnessed migrants being dropped off just days before 39 were found dead, a court hears.
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Essex lorry deaths: 'People jumped from lorry' days before bodies found

Thirty-nine Vietnamese nationals were found dead in a lorry container, jurors have heard.
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Covid-19: How will London and Essex cope with Tier 2 rules?

People in London, Essex and York will be banned from meeting people outside their home from Saturday.
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Essex lorry deaths: Accused 'attempted two loads in one'

Thirty-nine people may have died in a lorry because people smugglers got 'greedy', the Old Bailey hears.
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Essex lorry deaths: Accused made earlier crossing attempt

The Old Bailey hears some of the 39 victims were also involved in a foiled crossing bid days before.
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Essex lorry deaths: Gheorghe Nica admits people-smuggling plot role

Gheorghe Nica admits his part in a people-smuggling plot but denies the manslaughter of 39 migrants.
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The Third Day: Essex island ideal location for eerie drama

The Third Day, starring Jude Law and Naomie Harris, is set on Osea Island off the Essex coast.
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Yew Trees hospital: Ten staff suspended at mental health unit

Inspectors say CCTV footage recorded at Yew Trees hospital in Kirby-le-Soken, Essex, shows
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Essex lorry deaths: Four people jailed in Vietnam

The defendants were paid $22,000 by one victim for the illegal journey to Britain, state media report.
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Battle of Britain radar tower in Essex given protected status

The Chain Home Tower at Great Baddow is the only one of its kind surviving in the British Isles.
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Essex beat Middlesex to make Bob Willis Trophy final

Essex reach the final of the Bob Willis Trophy after beating Middlesex by nine wickets on the third morning at Chelmsford.
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Murder charge after man knocked down by car in Harlow

Philip Burr died the day after being found badly injured in Essex last year.
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Harwich paddleboarder 'falls in love again' with hometown

Melanie Miller says the hobby has made her see Harwich in Essex in a new light.
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Essex lorry deaths: Ronan Hughes admits manslaughter

Ronan Hughes pleads guilty to manslaughter after 39 migrants were found dead in a trailer in Essex.
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Haulier admits manslaughter over UK lorry deaths

Ronan Hughes pleads guilty to manslaughter after 39 migrants were found dead in a trailer in Essex.
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Four teenagers arrested after 12-year-old boy stabbed in Essex

Child airflifted to hospital with serious injuries following attack in Pitsea
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Pitsea stabbing: Boy, 12, flown to hospital

A girl and three boys, all aged 14, are arrested after a boy is stabbed in Pitsea in Essex.
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Body found by police after boy, 15, goes missing in lake close to Essex shopping centre

A body has been found in the search for a 15-year-old boy who went missing in a lake close to a shopping centre.
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Dogs rescued after eight days in Essex hole

Not even the smell of cooking sausages could get the pair out of the hole they found themselves in.
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Fortnite's British teenage millionaire: One year later

Jaden ‘Wolfiez’ Ashman from Essex is the youngest esports player ever to win a million dollars.
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Grenfell tower contractor used 'Essex boy patter' to ensure refurbishment used cheaper cladding, inquiry hears

Inquiry hears contractor used 'hardest sales pitch' to convince Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation to use cheaper cladding
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Senior MP calls for safeguards over proposed Chinese-built nuclear power station

Bernard Jenkin says government should take 'golden share' in Bradwell B in Essex
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Wickford care home death: Man charged with murder

Police were called to reports an assault at a residential home in Wickford, Essex, on Thursday.
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Essex beavers project: Flood-defence duo produce offspring at Spains Hall Estate

The two dam-builder parents were the first beavers to live in the wild in Essex for 400 years.
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Long delays as M25 in Essex closed due to lorry fire

The motorway was closed clockwise for about two hours on Friday morning.
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Star Wars and Bond actor Rufus Wright's wedding ring found by Frinton detectorist

The actor put pleas on social media after losing his wedding ring while swimming at the Essex beach.
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Man charged over urinating at PC Keith Palmer memorial

Andrew Banks, of Stansted, Essex has been charged with outraging public decency.
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Harlow 'drive-by' shooting: Man in 50s dies

The victim, in his 50s, one of three hurt in the gun attack after a party in Harlow, Essex.
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Essex shooting: Man in 50s dies after attack in Roydon

Man reported to have been shot multiple times by group in a car, police say
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HMM Algeciras: World's biggest container ship arrives in Essex

The completion of HMM Algeciras' maiden voyage is a "major milestone", ship's owner says.
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