Vandals down an Essex town's Christmas tree on the eve of a celebration to switch on festive lights.
Five suspects arrested over an attack on an football fan are having their cases considered by the Crown Prosecution Service.
A wanted man seemingly labelled Essex Police as "busy bodies" in a Facebook appeal the force put out to help find him.
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Wigan endure a frustrating afternoon as their profligacy sees them held to a goalless draw at Southend.
Burton come from a goal behind to score five and hand managerless Colchester their fifth straight league defeat.
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