An Essex father-of-three is charged over the Hatton Garden jewellery raid in London.
A 4.2 magnitude earthquake recorded in Kent by the British Geological Survey (BGS) is felt by people living in Essex.
A man is given a suspended jail term and banned from keeping poultry for five years after 6,000 chickens died in soaring heat at his Essex farm.
A group of black students in Leicester claim they were refused entry to a nightclub "because they were black".
The father of an 18-year-old killed by a fellow student in Essex speaks of the moment he watched his son being stabbed to death on CCTV.
A blazing lorry causes traffic chaos on the M11, closing the southbound carriageway for a while.
A heart patient has two operations simultaneously, in what surgeons say is the first procedure of its type in the UK.
A Saffron Walden woman is one of four people chosen to spend five months in the Antarctic working at the UK's most remote post office.
A 1960s mobile cinema sells on eBay
Teenage jailed for ramming a police motorcyclist
Round-up and post-match reaction from the second Friday night of this season's T20 Blast.
BBC Sport takes a look at some of the stories behind this weekend's Football League play-off finals.
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