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News from Colchester
The PE teacher on verge of Football League
BBC Sport takes a closer look at the PE teacher who is leading a part-time club on a "miracle" push to the Football League.
Fashion exec faces no action over death
Two men who were arrested on suspicion of murdering a man who was found injured at an ex-fashion executive's home face no further police action.
'Radical solution' to 'unsafe' hospital
The chief inspector of hospitals says he does "not have confidence in the ability" of a hospital board to address his concerns.
'Essex promotion challengers' - Ripley
Essex are already strong candidates for County Championship promotion, says Northamptonshire head coach David Ripley.
Wynter signs new Colchester deal
Colchester United defender Alex Wynter signs a new two-year contract with the relegated League One side.
Essex clinch innings win over Northants
Jamie Porter's career-best match figures of 8-91 help Essex ease to an innings and 92-run victory over Northamptonshire.
Arrests over school abuse claims
Two men are arrested by police investigating alleged historical abuse at a boarding school in Essex.
Manager Keen leaves Colchester
Kevin Keen leaves his position as Colchester United manager following their relegation from League One.
Woman died of 'blunt force trauma'
A woman died of blunt force trauma and strangulation, an inquest hears.
Man and dog found in fire-hit caravan
The bodies of a man and a dog are found in a burned-out caravan close to a river.
Murder accused 'now feels responsible'
The suspected ringleader of a gang that lured to his death a lorry driver they falsely believed was a paedophile tells police she "felt responsible".
UKIP accused of false election signature
UKIP is accused of using someone's name and signature on an election form without their knowledge.
Home schooling on the rise in the East
Thousands of children are being taught at home
The boy who wanted to be a serial killer
How a schoolboy double killer stalked the streets