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Forecasters have also warned of more rain on the way this weekend after thunderstorms and torrential downpours were predicted to hit the region tomorrow.
Temperatures could soar up to 28C (82.4F) this Bank Holiday weekend, but forecasters have warned of a risk of thunderstorms.
Essex Police have made two arrests after a teenager was stabbed in Chelmsford last weekend.
Advice has been issued to parents and teachers on how they should respond to children’s questions and behaviour in the event of a terrorist attack.
A man has been arrested by counter-terror police at Stansted Airport on suspicion of preparing for acts of terrorism.
Thousands of students in Suffolk and Essex have this week sat their GCSE exams, but can you correctly answer these eight sample GCSE questions?
The number of school days lost in Essex to unapproved term-time family holidays has risen by almost 56,000 in five years, new figures show.
People are still being warned not to attend the A&E department at Colchester Hospital unless its is absolutely essential after yesterday’s cyber attack on the NHS.
As excitement builds for the 62nd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, test your knowledge about the annual extravaganza with this quiz.
From long spells of warm sunshine to late April showers, Suffolk and Essex residents can expect changeable weather over the May Day Bank Holiday weekend.
A snap General Election has been called by Prime Minister Theresa May on June 8 in a surprise announcement which has stunned Westminster.
More than a dozen train services between London and Stansted Airport and Cambridge were cancelled this morning.
A man swallowed 100 packages of cocaine in a bid to smuggle them into the UK through Stansted Airport.
A severe cold weather warning has been issued for the East of England, lasting until Friday.
A couple was forced to put out a fire in their flat in Dunmow after an alleged arson attack in the early hours of Christmas Eve morning.