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December 24, 2018 6:46 PM Baby named after officers who took woman to hospital

A pregnant woman rushed to hospital by two police officers has said thank you - by naming her baby after them. PCs James Ireland and Dan Bellingham were battling the rush hour traffic near Chelmsford, Essex, when they came across a panicked man whose wife was in the final stages of labour. The officers blue-lighted the couple to hospital, where baby James 63

December 23, 2018 1:19 PM Thames Estuary cargo ship: Men charged with affray

Four men who were found hidden on board a cargo ship in the Thames Estuary have been charged with affray. Samuel Jolumi, 26, Ishola Sunday, 27, Toheeb Popoola, 26, and Joberto McGee, 20, all of no fixed address, were detained following what Essex Police described as a "complex operation". The 71,000-tonne ship had set off from Lagos, Nigeria, on 10 December 67

December 22, 2018 11:31 AM Thames Estuary cargo ship stowaways detained

Four stowaways found on a cargo ship in the Thames Estuary have been detained after the vessel's crew was threatened. The Grande Tema's crew had to lock themselves in the vessel's bridge for safety, a spokesman said. Essex Police said the vessel was boarded and secured shortly after 23:00 GMT on Friday - almost 14 hours after the force was first called 83

December 22, 2018 1:25 AM Special forces storm ship taken by stowaway migrants who threatened crew with iron bars

BRITISH special forces have re-taken a cargo ship hijacked by Nigerian migrants in a dramatic operation which saw them use ropes to rappel down from helicopters onto the deck. Special Boat Service (SBS) operatives from Sabre Squadron stormed the vessel in the Thames Estuary last night after the crew made a distress call at around 9.15am on Friday, claiming 252

December 8, 2018 4:23 AM Grace Millane: Police start murder inquiry

New Zealand Police have announced they believe missing British backpacker Grace Millane has been murdered. The 22-year-old from Essex - described by her father as "lovely" and "family-orientated" - was last seen in New Zealand a week ago. Det Insp Scott Beard said evidence they had located so far told them Grace was "no longer alive". A 26-year-old man is currently 36

December 7, 2018 4:23 AM New Zealand police have 'grave fears' for missing British backpacker

The father of Grace Millane, who was last seen on Saturday, has flown out to Auckland as officers investigate her disappearance. Grace Millane, who turned 22 on Sunday, was last seen entering the CityLife hotel in Auckland at 9:41pm on Saturday 1 December. Detective Inspector Scott Beard from Auckland Police was unable to confirm on Friday if Ms Millane 54

November 24, 2018 9:15 PM Dangerous cocaine batch warning after man dies in Colchester

A warning has been issued about a potentially dangerous batch of cocaine following the death of a man. Essex Police said the 22-year-old and a woman, 20, both from Colchester, were taken to hospital at 02:50 GMT after becoming unwell at a property in Egerton Green Road in the town. The man later died and his death is being treated as unexplained, a spokesperson 39

November 5, 2018 5:49 AM M25 traffic CHAOS: Massive rush hour delays expected following multiple collisions

One of the collisions involved a HGV, which appears to have crashed into the side safety barrier before spinning out of control. The lorry is now blocking the carriageway. Essex Police Southern Roads Policing Unit confirmed the driver was unhurt in the crash, but warned the motorway may remain closed for numerous hours. Essex police issued a statement 44

October 14, 2018 8:42 PM Boys held after brawl outside McDonald's in Essex leaves man critical

A man suffers a life-threatening head injury following a fight outside a fast food restaurant in Essex. The man fell after an altercation with a group outside the fast food restaurant on the High Street in Hadleigh, Essex, shortly before 9pm on Saturday. One of the boys, a 13-year-old from Leigh-on-Sea, was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm. The other 35

October 4, 2018 4:58 PM London news: Suspected World War 2 BOMB found at Chelsea Embankment

A BUSY road in central London was sealed off by police after a rush-hour bomb scare. The A3212 Chelsea Embankment was closed in both directions between Chelsea Bridge and Royal Hospital Road due to an “emergency services incident”, Transport for London said. A Metropolitan Police spokeswoman told the road was closed after “suspected World 42