David Van Day to stand in Thurrock Council election
David Van Day will be challenging Tim Aker, who is currently the UKIP MEP for the East of England.
Breck Bednar murder: Film aims to protect boys from grooming
Breck Bednar, 14, was groomed before being lured to his death by a 19-year-old man in 2014.
MP's aide Samuel Armstrong faces Westminster rape trial
Jurors hear the alleged victim was found in distress running through the corridors of Westminster.
Chelmsford binman death: Tributes to Steve Bishop
Father-of-three Steve Bishop was a "hardworking family man", says his fiancee.
Snow-covered windscreen gets Harlow driver in trouble
The driver in Essex had only cleared the smallest of spaces from their snow-covered windscreen.
Animals captured enjoying the snow in the East
Animals big and small have been enjoying the snow across the east of England.