The latest stories from the Essex section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 43 min 36 sec ago
Mon, 11/24/2014 - 08:05
Fifteen flood warnings are issued across the east of England due to heavy rain.
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 18:20
Seven flood warnings are issued across parts of the east of England, including Essex, due to heavy rain.
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 12:39
Two teenagers remain in custody in connection with the murder of a 24-year-old man in Southend.
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 12:58
The first long-finned pilot whale to beach in the southern North Sea for 22 years died from starvation, post-mortem tests reveal.
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 10:13
An "absolutely disgraceful" mile-long fly-tipping site in Essex is a "real blight on the area", according to a councillor.
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 15:16
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Colchester United and Coventry City.
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 14:23
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Football Conference game between AFC Telford United and Braintree Town.
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:50
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Tranmere Rovers and Southend United.
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:24
A "major incident" in place at a hospital is to continue into a second week, the BBC is told.
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:42
More than 36,000 train journeys between London and Norwich have been cancelled since Abellio took over the franchise in 2012, the BBC learns.
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:53
Three more people are arrested in connection with the murder of a 24-year-old man in Essex.
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 20:59
A man is arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 24-year-old man in Essex.
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:18
One of the group of 40 "stressed" whales has died, but the rest have swum to deeper water off the coast, experts say.
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:15
League One side Colchester United sign QPR's Under-21 defender Cole Kpekawa on a one-month loan deal.
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:17
Britain's Will Stevens makes Formula 1 debut in this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, partnering Kamui Kobayashi at Caterham.
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 07:47
Police begin a murder inquiry after one man died and another was left critically ill in a stabbing in Southend.
Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:28
A traffic policeman pleads guilty to careless driving after a crash in which a woman's foot was crushed and her daughter injured.
Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:12
Concerns mount for a pod of pilot whales that have swum into shallow waters off the Essex coast as they show increased signs of distress.
Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:04
Concord Rangers boss Danny Cowley praises his side's "colossal" effort after the 1-1 FA Cup draw at Mansfield Town.
Tue, 11/18/2014 - 18:36
A pod of pilot whales is spotted off the Essex coast, as efforts are made to herd the animals out to sea.
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