A man in his 20s has died after a crash on the A12 between Chelmsford and London in the early hours of this morning. The A12 was closed in both directions until just after lunchtime, when it partially reopened.
Snow and heavy rain have brought disruption to parts of Suffolk and north-east Essex today, with homes left without power and flood warnings issued near rivers. We have the latest weather forecast here. Send us your photos of the wintry scenes.
As at least one school in the area – Matching Green Primary – announces it will be closed tomorrow, we look at the “impossible” task headteachers face in deciding whether to close their school due to snow.
Thousands of students in Suffolk and Essex receive their long-awaited A-level results today, with early reports suggesting the region could post an unexpected rise in results amid national concerns over toughened-up reforms and exam “chaos”.
Lavinia Akyurt, 42, of Hartlepool at the time of the offences, now of Southsea, Hampshire, smuggled cigarettes and tobacco into the UK through London Stansted, Durham Tees Valley, and Gatwick airports.