Braintree fire deaths of Alina and Emilia Kordaszewska accidental
A house blaze which Alina Kordaszewska and 11-year-old Emilia was an accident, coroner says.
Burglary suspect asleep in car in Colchester
The man went back to sleep in the car after being challenged by the owner.
Douglas Carswell quitting UKIP to become independent MP for Clacton
The party's only MP says he is quitting to become an independent and says he is doing so "amicably".
Boxing Junior Championships cancelled due to 'threat to life'
England Boxing says the "dreams of young boxers" are ruined as they cancel the Junior Championships.
Basildon Council plans legal action over 'Dale Farm II' fears
A council will go to the High Court over for a new traveller site in Essex.
Former Essex paceman Tait retires
Former Australia international Shaun Tait retires from cricket after struggling with an elbow injury.