The latest stories from the Essex section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 2 hours 11 min ago
Thu, 03/19/2015 - 22:06
Lights are to remain switched off between midnight and 05:00 across Essex despite councils wanting them back on.
Thu, 03/19/2015 - 17:46
On-loan Colchester winger Jacob Murphy says he will remain patient in his "difficult" wait for football at Norwich City.
Thu, 03/19/2015 - 14:04
Southend United boss Phil Brown writes off winning automatic promotion from League Two, following a 2-1 loss at Burton.
Thu, 03/19/2015 - 12:14
A stolen dog with epilepsy is dumped in woods 85 miles (136km) from his home after he suffered a seizure, it is believed.
Wed, 03/18/2015 - 19:12
A foot ferry that has linked Essex and Suffolk for more than 100 years is saved after being bought by an Austrian.
Wed, 03/18/2015 - 15:29
Thousands of chickens were killed when temperatures at a poultry farm soared to 36 C (97 F), a court hears.
Wed, 03/18/2015 - 14:56
A man is charged in connection with a car crash in which a vehicle ended up stuck on a railway line in Essex.
Wed, 03/18/2015 - 13:53
England batsman Alastair Cook criticises the selectors for dropping him as one-day captain ahead of the cricket World Cup.
Wed, 03/18/2015 - 09:28
How a prosperous town in Essex has followed a bankrupt US city's plan for revival.
Tue, 03/17/2015 - 17:00
A dog in a "bit of a predicament" is rescued from a cliff ledge about 165ft from a "sheer drop" by Essex firefighters.
Tue, 03/17/2015 - 17:00
A man with dementia who shot his wife, dialled 999 to say they were in love, before turning the gun on himself, an inquest hears.
Tue, 03/17/2015 - 16:19
Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's League Two game between Burton Albion and Southend United.
Tue, 03/17/2015 - 13:22
Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Football Conference game between Torquay United and Braintree Town.
Tue, 03/17/2015 - 10:49
A motorist is arrested after a car crashed through a fence and onto a railway line, causing several hours of train delays.
Tue, 03/17/2015 - 10:13
Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's League One game between Colchester United and Yeovil Town.
Tue, 03/17/2015 - 03:26
The East of England could become a hub for trade in renewable energy with Scandinavia if the proper rules are in place, says an expert.
Tue, 03/17/2015 - 01:41
The government is criticised by MPs for making "little progress" in creating a River Thames crossing for east London.
Tue, 03/17/2015 - 01:22
Ten of Britain's most wanted fugitives, including a man accused of smuggling drugs into Tilbury Docks, are believed to be on the run in Spain.
Mon, 03/16/2015 - 18:14
A rare white-tailed sea eagle - the first of its species to be seen in 80 years - has flown inland towards the Norfolk Broads, bird watchers report.
Mon, 03/16/2015 - 08:39
Rail users are warned of disruption over Easter with lines being shut in many areas for engineering works.
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