The latest stories from the Essex section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 3 hours 32 min ago
Tue, 10/14/2014 - 18:32
Failure to maintain a river is blamed for flooding that damaged homes in Essex.
Tue, 10/14/2014 - 17:11
The boss of a worker crushed to death in a concrete mixer is jailed for cultivating £55,000 of cannabis.
Tue, 10/14/2014 - 16:48
A woman who was strangled to death by her ex-boyfriend, who turned out to be a convicted killer, died "unlawfully", an inquest rules.
Tue, 10/14/2014 - 14:11
Two more people are charged with the murder of a south London man, who was stabbed to death in Essex.
Tue, 10/14/2014 - 14:00
Underground scan for King Harold evidence
Mon, 10/13/2014 - 20:08
Ali Carter returns to competitive action with a 4-1 win over Marco Fu in the General Cup in Hong Kong.
Mon, 10/13/2014 - 18:26
The boss of a worker crushed to death in a concrete mixer is cleared of manslaughter, but found guilty of health and safety failings.
Mon, 10/13/2014 - 17:14
A newspaper commemorates its 140th anniversary with a reprint of its first edition from 1874.
Mon, 10/13/2014 - 16:36
European Championship medallist Roberto Pavoni says he feels "disheartened" by losing his funding from British Swimming.
Mon, 10/13/2014 - 16:00
A reward is being offered for information about a "particularly nasty" acid attack, which left a man with "horrific injuries", a charity says.
Mon, 10/13/2014 - 15:47
Douglas Carswell, UKIP's first elected MP, says that "change is coming" as he arrives at the House of Commons.
Mon, 10/13/2014 - 10:14
Floods hit homes in Essex after heavy overnight rain in the county.
Sun, 10/12/2014 - 19:03
The first elected UKIP MP Douglas Carswell is to take his seat in the House of Commons on Monday.
Sun, 10/12/2014 - 10:56
A seven-year-old boy with cancer who received an award from Prince Harry last month dies.
Sun, 10/12/2014 - 09:32
Conservative MP Brooks Newmark says he is seeking psychiatric help after he announces he is quitting Parliament following fresh claims he sent explicit pictures from his phone.
Sun, 10/12/2014 - 08:12
Conservative MP Brooks Newmark, who quit as a minister after sending explicit pictures to an undercover journalist, is to stand down at the next election amid fresh claims.
Sat, 10/11/2014 - 09:26
A collection of vintage railway posters designed to promote East Anglia's seaside resorts is expected to fetch £9,000 at an auction in New York on Tuesday.
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