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VIDEO: 'I thought the world was against me'
Left-arm spinner Monty Panesar is aiming to reclaim his place in the England cricket team after revealing that bouts of paranoia led him to consider quitting the game altogether. (Read More...)
Selt learnt from O'Sullivan loss
Matt Selt says his humiliating loss to Ronnie O'Sullivan in last season's UK Championship has improved him. (Read More...)
Brown would 'love' Colchester job
Colchester United caretaker manager Wayne Brown says he would "love" to manage the U's permanently one day. (Read More...)
Tranmere Rovers 1-2 Braintree Town
Braintree Town come from behind to beat Tranmere 2-1 at Prenton Park in the National League. (Read More...)
Colchester United 3-2 Altrincham
Callum Harriott grabs an injury-time winner as League One Colchester twice come from behind to beat National League Altrincham. (Read More...)
Cost of 'paupers' funerals' rising
The cost to local councils has risen by almost 30% (Read More...)
Judge allows cat to attend court
Cat in a shopping trolley accompanies defendant (Read More...)
Medal for man with diabetes for 80 years
A pensioner who worked in a sweet shop is the first person in the UK to receive a medal for living with diabetes for 80 years. (Read More...)
Men jailed over scrapyard murder
Two men are jailed for life for a "callous attack on a family man" in which they fatally stabbed a scrapyard owner. (Read More...)
Security firm hired to block travellers
A council hires a private security firm to prevent more caravans getting on to a public car park. (Read More...)
Charges dropped over pensioner stabbing
A man charged with attempted murder after a pensioner was stabbed in his back garden in Essex will face no further action, police say. (Read More...)
Mother and baby trapped by candle blaze
A woman and her one-year-old baby are rescued from a fire sparked by a candle that had not been properly blown out. (Read More...)
'Drug' driver arrested twice in one day
A driver who tested positive for cocaine is spotted driving the same car within hours of being bailed. (Read More...)
Killer's mum in 'fight till dying day'
A mother of one of the "Essex Boys" gangland murderers says she will fight until her dying day for his release, 20 years after he killed three men. (Read More...)