έSsex

'I Am In No Way Racist' Ukip Councillor Jeff Bray Says Amid Row Over Social Media Posts

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK

A Ukip councillor has refused to end his bid to become an MP after social media posts on accounts linked to him provoked a furious backlash online. Ac...

Driving From Kent To Essex Is Set To Become So Much Easier

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK

A tunnel beneath the River Thames is expected to be announced as the Government’s preferred option for a new road crossing. Transport Secretary Chri...

Greens Overtake UKIP In Council Seats Contested

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK Politics

UKIP will contest fewer council seats than the Green Party in the coming May elections in England, new figures have revealed. In what critics will see...

Scott Mills' Radio Show Faces Ofcom Investigation Over 'Essex Girls' Jokes

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

Ofcom has confirmed that it will be investigating Scott Mills’s Radio 1 show, following a string of jokes about “Essex girls” which aired last m...

Londoner Launches Inspiring Natural Hair Billboard Campaign To Change Perceptions Of Beauty

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Style

There is a billboard in London promoting natural hair thanks to one inspirational woman. Lekia Lée, from Romford, Essex, launched her campaign ‘Pr...

Lorry Plunges Off Bridge And Bursts Into Flames On A12

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK

The scene of a crash in which a lorry plunged from a bridge and burst into flames will remain partially closed on Thursday. The vehicle veered off Col...

East Coast Residents Express Relief After Flooding 'Panic' Leads To Evacuations

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 14.01.2017 | UK

Flood-threatened residents have expressed relief on parts of Britain’s east coast as a feared storm surge was not as bad as expected - but Essex is ...

How To Check If You Will Be At Risk Of The 174 Flood Warnings Issued By The Environment Agency

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK

The Environment Agency has issued 11 severe flood warnings – which warn of danger of life – for Friday lunchtime. The warnings cover coastal areas...

Flight Cancellations, Road Closures And Evacuations Begin As Snow And Gales Arrive

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK

Gales, snow and heavy rain have brought traffic chaos to Britain, as Londoners marvelled at snowfall. Fights were cancelled, roads were closed due to ...

Pensioner Crashes Into Bollard Outside Specsavers Front Door

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK

In what could perhaps be a call to action, a pensioner crashed his car into a bollard outside the front door of a branch of Specsavers. The man, in hi...

Thousands Raised For Teen Whose Family Died In House Fire Days Before Christmas

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Almost £25,000 has been raised for a university student whose family died in a tragic house fire just days before Christmas. Milena Kordaszewska’s...

Friends Mourn Teen Boys Killed In Early-Hours Police Chase

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 28.12.2016 | UK

Two teens have died after a car they were in crashed while being chased by police. The boys, both 17, were travelling in a maroon Ford Escort with two...

Co-op Recalls Chocolate Santas After Batteries Are Found In Two Figures

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.12.2016 | UK

The Co-op is urgently recalling its hollow milk chocolate Santa foil figures after two alleged tampering incidents. A nationwide recall will affect 16...

Gunman On The Loose Puts Essex Town On Lockdown

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.12.2016 | UK

A manhunt is underway after a gunman fled police following a break-in at a property in Essex. Officers were called to a home in Stanley Road in Wivenh...

Here's Why It's Time To Drop Stereotyping

Lauren Derrett | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Derrett

There was a panel of women were a business owner, an Instagram ledge, a Gold winning Olympian and a Charity organiser supporting women from Essex. It was amazingly inspirational night and a huge reminder of how much of a cock up the Oxford definition is and actually how damaging it can still be all these many (many, many) years on since I was that awkward teen.

Essex Girl Stereotypes Won't Disappear With The Deletion Of A Dictionary Definition

Rachel McGrath | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel McGrath

Am I proud of being from Essex? No. I would love to be, and I fully support everyone reclaiming the label and using it positively, but I can't hand on heart say that I am proud. And that has nothing to do with me, or the lexicographers in charge of the dictionary, it's everyone who has falsely applied the stereotype.

Parents Of Baby Killed In Dog Attack Pay Tribute To 'Beautiful Little Angel'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.10.2016 | UK
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The parents of a four-month-old baby who was killed in a dog attack have paid tribute to their “beautiful little angel”. Archie Joe Darby died fol...

Shami Chakrabarti Apologises After MPs' Scathing Attack On Her 'Essex Man' Joke

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK

A Labour peer has apologised after causing controversy by joking about “Essex man” at a party conference event. Shami Chakrabarti was chastised b...

Poland Sending Officers To Harlow After Hate Crime Is A 'Sad Indictment Of Prejudices'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK

Polish police officers patrolling the streets of Essex after a spike in hate crime is “a very sad indictment of the prejudices that have surfaced re...

Polish Man Beaten To Death In 'Hate Crime', Six Teenagers Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 30.08.2016 | UK

Six teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a Polish man was beaten to death in what detectives are treating as a possible hate crim...

Boy, 3, Dies After Being Mauled By American Bulldog In Essex

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK

Three-year-old boy dies after being mauled by dog in Halstead, Essexhttps://t.co/l2XygTUMwc— Press Association (@PA) August 19, 2016 A three-...

Woman Who 'Urinated On War Memorial' On Somme Anniversary Is Charged

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 03.07.2016 | UK

A woman has been charged with outraging public decency after a war memorial was allegedly urinated on. Kelly Martin, 42, was charged with outraging ...

Youth Arrested After Essex 'Acid Attack' Leaves Teens With Horrific Injuries

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK

A youth has been arrested after a group of teenagers suffered serious injuries in a suspected acid attack at a railway station. The five friends, aged...

Schoolboy Who Idolised Yorkshire Ripper Found Guilty Of Frenzied Stranger Killings

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK

Warning: story contains graphic content A teenage boy who was obsessed with killers including the Yorkshire Ripper has been found guilty of mu...

'The Best Years of Your Life'

Katie Grace | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Katie Grace

I am strong believer in the idea that University will make or break you, but either way you end up with a degree and a lot of life experience. After looking on gov.uk I discovered I will receive my State Pension in 2063, so I'm not sure if I can call University the best, or the worst, years of my life just yet.