Essex

'Ey Up' Le Tour de France

Charlie Webster | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Sport
Charlie Webster

I finished with most incredible feeling and sense of achievement, a very swollen right leg, an open blister on my bum, and sausage and mash. I wonder if the pros will finish the UK part of Le Tour the same?!

Today Set To Be Hotter Than Portugal, Turkey And Spain

PA | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK

Parts of England will sizzle today with temperatures set to reach the highest so far this year, beating Portugal, Turkey and Spain. The London and ...

What the Influx of Ukip Could Do to Businesses in Essex If Immigration and European Trade Is Not So Freely Available

Jack Kershaw | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Politics
Jack Kershaw

The People's Army in the form of UKIP swept across Essex during the last week gaining council and MEP seats at a phenomenal rate. The party made significant gains within Essex Councils including Castle Point, Basildon and Southend which has led to these councils changing from Conservative to no overall control...

Bank Holiday Attractions for the Arts and Crafts Enthusiast

Vicky Dean | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Vicky Dean

Another bank holiday weekend is nearly upon us. If you are an arts and crafts enthusiast looking for inspirational activities with a creative bent then read on. Looking at William Morris, John Constable and Beatrix Potter we will tour the houses and landscapes that they lived in and loved.

Have You Seen This 23ft Orange Dinosaur?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK

Essex is missing a 23ft dinosaur, according to an advert in today’s Metro newspaper. The diner’s website says the missing dino can usually be f...

Miss The Midnight Barbers at Your Peril

Robyn Strachan | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Robyn Strachan

Two-piece The Midnight Barbers are loud. Self-assuredly, gleefully loud; the kind of sonic expansiveness that can bring a room of people to shocked attention.

Dismembered Body Found In Lake

PA | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK

A murder investigation has been launched after a man's dismembered body was found in a lake. Detectives believe they have found missing 39-year-old...

Two Dead As Light Aircraft Crashes In Essex

PA | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK

Two men have been killed after a light aircraft crashed into a field in a rural area. Emergency services were alerted to a major incident at around...

Where In Britain Are Men More Likely To Be Bald?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Men around the country are banishing their bald patches like never before thanks to the huge range of hair loss products now available. But where ...

Success in Life and Business Rule #1: Learn From Mistakes

Jack Kershaw | Posted 24.05.2014 | UK
Jack Kershaw

In 2014 of course it is not really politically acceptable to assume that it was me that made a mistake. It is always someone else's fault; the bank mis-sold the endowment policy, the credit card company mis-sold the payment protection insurance, the council should have stopped me building on a flood plain, MacDonald's is to blame for my obesity and so on.

How to Make Your Job Search a Success

Jack Kershaw | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK
Jack Kershaw

The economy is now picking up, it’s official.  So why is it that work is still grim?  You are shouldering the burden of the last redundancy ...

Nine-Month Old Baby Miraculously Survives Horrific Car Crash

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK

This is the aftermath of a horrific road accident that killed a man, left three women seriously injured but a nine-month-old baby boy miraculously sur...

Ten Injured After Major Gas Explosion In Essex

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK
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People have been evacuated from their homes following an explosion in a residential street. Police and other emergency services were called to Cloe...

Bad Weather Stops Flights Landing At Stansted

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK

Flights are unable to land at Stansted airport in Essex, Ryanair has said this morning. According to the airline, a technical problem with the land...

Bale's Essex Mansion Is Yours... For £2.2m (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport

Gareth Bale's £2.2 million Essex mansion has gone up for sale. The former Tottenham forward completed a world-record £86m move to Real Madrid thr...

'Give Me A Second Chance,' Pleads Italian Mother Alessandra Pacchieri

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

An Italian woman, now named as Alessandra Pacchieri, who had her baby removed after she suffered a mental breakdown on a trip to the UK, has said she ...

'Forced Caesarean' Woman 'Begged' To Keep Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Court documents have shed vital new light on the tragic case of an Italian mother who was sedated, given a c-section and had her baby forcibly removed...

'Forced Birth' Mother Could Not Care For Child, Social Services Say

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The Italian mother at the centre of an care scandal involving the removal of her newborn baby by Essex social services was far too unwell to care for ...

MP Vows Help For Italian 'Forced Birth' Woman

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

An MP has contacted the Italian embassy over the case of a pregnant woman whose baby was reportedly forcibly removed by caesarean section in Britain b...

Peta Slam Police For Killing Escaped Wolf

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK

Animal rights group PETA have slammed the killing a wolf that escaped from its "life sentence" in Colchester zoo. A statement for the campaign grou...

Parents Of Missing 'Weak And Vulnerable' Teen Make Appeal

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The parents of Ella Hysom, a 15-year-old girl who went missing while being treated for depression have made an emotional appeal for her return. The...

Boy, 8, Accidentally Shoots Five-Year-Old, In Essex

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK

An eight-year-old boy has accidentally shot a five-year-old in Essex, leaving the child with serious injuries. Officers were called to a house in E...

The Bowman Way Is Essex: Two History Book Reviews

Amy Licence | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Amy Licence

It may be the because so much of mainstream history has been enacted and written by men, that Bowman's Essex boys felt more familiar than her selection of Essex girls.

Spiders In Essex Can Do THIS To Your Leg (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

SEE ALSO: False Widow Spider Bite Left Bromley Grandfather 'Wanting To Die' (GRAPHIC PICTURES)False Widow Spider Outbreak Closes Forest Of Dean Scho...

Man Arrested Over Frozen Dead Owls

PA | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK

A man has been arrested after rare birds, thought to be owls, were found dead in a freezer. The 49-year-old was questioned by National Crime Agency...