Antony Jennings tapped a nurse on the shoulder and said: "I've just killed my nan," a court hears.
Zakaria Lahrar, 20, was sentenced to 14 years in prison for killing father-of-two Daniel Adger.
The whale was seen swimming near Coalhouse Fort in East Tilbury.
Pace bowler Sam Cook signs a two-year contract to stay at Essex until 2020.
A fault in overhead cables sets off an unusual light show on a street in Essex.
Live coverage of Tuesday's National League game between Braintree Town and Leyton Orient.
Surrey host Essex in County Championship Division One - live BBC local radio commentary.
Harwich and Manningtree Standard
Maldon & Burnham Standard
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