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Essex Police dog Baloo finds 'forever home'

Essex Police received 670 emails from around the world wanting to help PD Baloo. Source: BBC Essex

Clacton death: Man found in burning flat identified

Two people appeared in court accused of murdering Paul Gillett who was found dead on Boxing Day. Source: BBC Essex

Brentwood Christmas Eve death: Murder arrest over bar fight

A 29-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of murdering Paul Wallington who was punched outside a bar. Source: BBC Essex

Thames Estuary cargo ship 'stowaways' appear in court

The four men will appear at Southend Magistrates' Court on 18 January. Source: BBC Essex

England in West Indies: Sir Alastair Cook joins BBC team

Former England captain Alastair Cook joins the BBC Radio 5 live team covering England's tour of the West Indies starting in January. Source: BBC Essex

Maidenhead United 0-1 Braintree Town

Cameron James scores a vital winning goal for Braintree as they beat fellow National League strugglers Maidenhead. Source: BBC Essex

Coventry City 1-0 Southend United

Jordy Hiwula's strike gives Coventry their first back-to-back League One wins since October as they beat Southend. Source: BBC Essex

Clacton death: Murder charges over body in burning flat

A man and a woman are charged with murder after a man's body was found on Boxing Day. Source: BBC Essex

Alastair Cook knighted in honours list

Former England cricket captain Alastair Cook and ex-England rugby union captain Bill Beaumont are knighted in the Queen's New Year Honours list. Source: BBC Essex

Suffolk psychiatrist 'sent patients to firms he part-owned'

Dr Mohammad Makhdum has voluntarily given up his medical licence after an investigation. Source: BBC Essex

Thaxted fatal crash: Reis Farley-Hearn was 'funniest character'

Another man is recovering at home after suffering serious injuries in the collision. Source: BBC Essex

Missing Jack Morrad: Friends search for Basildon man

Jack Morrad was last seen leaving a nightclub in Basildon, Essex, two days before Christmas. Source: BBC Essex

'Essex Boys' killers told to accept fate as review opens

Evidence is being reviewed which the convicted murderers claim supports their innocence. Source: BBC Essex

Clacton murder: Woman quizzed after body found

A woman is being questioned by police after a man's body was found in a burning flat on Boxing Day. Source: BBC Essex

Colchester United 1-2 Stevenage

Stevenage get over the shock of their coach breaking down on the way to Essex as they win at Colchester. Source: BBC Essex

Oxford United 0-1 Southend United

Southend end a run of four straight away league defeats with victory over Oxford United thanks to Michael Kightly's late winner. Source: BBC Essex