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# essex - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Up to 20 Vietnamese people feared among 39 killed in UK container tragedy
# Essex
# Essex

Up to 20 Vietnamese people feared among 39 killed in UK container tragedy

Updated Oct 26th 2019, 1:26 PM 32,041 Views 38 Comments

Police are continuing to question a number of people over the migrants’ deaths.

# essex - Friday 25 October, 2019

Northern Irish man arrested at Stansted Airport as part of Essex lorry probe
# Truck Tragedy
# Truck Tragedy

Northern Irish man arrested at Stansted Airport as part of Essex lorry probe

Updated Oct 25th 2019, 6:14 PM 53,979 Views 28 Comments

In all, four people have now been arrested in connection with the lorry deaths.

Two more people arrested over Essex lorry deaths
# Investigation
# Investigation

Two more people arrested over Essex lorry deaths

Oct 25th 2019, 12:43 PM 51,567 Views 53 Comments

A man and a woman have been arrested by police.

Post-mortem to be carried out on 39 bodies in Essex trailer tragedy
# Investigation
# Investigation

Post-mortem to be carried out on 39 bodies in Essex trailer tragedy

Oct 25th 2019, 7:14 AM 11,465 Views 19 Comments

Irish company Global Trailer Rentals Ltd said it was ‘shellshocked’ by the news.

# essex - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Minister says Irish trucking firm registration needs 'tightening up' in light of Essex incident
# Essex
# Essex

Minister says Irish trucking firm registration needs 'tightening up' in light of Essex incident

Oct 24th 2019, 5:08 PM 13,276 Views 38 Comments

The vehicle involved is owned by an Irish company, but registered in Bulgaria.

All 39 people found dead in Essex container were Chinese, police confirm
# Container Tragedy
# Container Tragedy

All 39 people found dead in Essex container were Chinese, police confirm

Updated Oct 24th 2019, 11:55 AM 85,839 Views 99 Comments

The driver is still being questioned by police.

Two Northern Irish properties searched in Essex tragedy investigation
# Armagh
# Armagh

Two Northern Irish properties searched in Essex tragedy investigation

Oct 24th 2019, 7:10 AM 17,155 Views 19 Comments

The driver, who is from Armagh, has been arrested.

Focus turns to Balkans-based trafficking gangs and potential Irish links after Essex tragedy
# Mass Murder
# Mass Murder

Focus turns to Balkans-based trafficking gangs and potential Irish links after Essex tragedy

Oct 24th 2019, 12:05 AM 50,846 Views 45 Comments

Mo Robinson (25) from Armagh was arrested on suspicion of mass murder.

# essex - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Essex container tragedy: Police believe lorry and container entered UK separately
# People Smuggling
# People Smuggling

Essex container tragedy: Police believe lorry and container entered UK separately

Updated Oct 23rd 2019, 8:45 PM 102,817 Views 73 Comments

39 people were found dead this morning in a lorry container that entered the UK.

Gardaí assisting UK police after 39 people found dead in lorry container in Essex
# Waterglade
# Waterglade

Gardaí assisting UK police after 39 people found dead in lorry container in Essex

Updated Oct 23rd 2019, 12:51 PM 108,210 Views 76 Comments

The lorry entered the UK via Holyhead at the weekend.

# essex - Sunday 21 October, 2018

Ryanair reports video to police after footage emerges of passenger racially abusing another
# Stansted
# Stansted

Ryanair reports video to police after footage emerges of passenger racially abusing another

Oct 21st 2018, 10:16 AM 73,481 Views 103 Comments

The elderly white man also calls a black woman a “stupid, ugly cow” in the video.

# essex - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

English man jailed for 20 years after pleading guilty to over 200 sexual assaults
# Essex
# Essex

English man jailed for 20 years after pleading guilty to over 200 sexual assaults

Aug 21st 2018, 2:03 PM 18,896 Views 20 Comments

A number of the offences were recorded by Lee on a camcorder.

# essex - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Couple convicted of manslaughter of girl who died when bouncy castle blew away
# Essex
# Essex

Couple convicted of manslaughter of girl who died when bouncy castle blew away

May 9th 2018, 3:08 PM 34,462 Views 0 Comments

Summer Grant suffered fatal injuries at a funfair in Essex on 26 March 2016

# essex - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Ex-partner of reality star jailed for 20 years following acid attack outside London nightclub
# ARTHUR COLLINS
# ARTHUR COLLINS

Ex-partner of reality star jailed for 20 years following acid attack outside London nightclub

Dec 19th 2017, 10:40 PM 31,068 Views 36 Comments

Arthur Collins had been found guilty of 14 counts of assault.

# essex - Monday 13 November, 2017

Ex-partner of reality star found guilty of acid attack outside London nightclub
# ARTHUR COLLINS
# ARTHUR COLLINS

Ex-partner of reality star found guilty of acid attack outside London nightclub

Nov 13th 2017, 4:28 PM 27,753 Views 14 Comments

Arthur Collins has been found guilty of 14 counts of assault.

# essex - Friday 18 August, 2017

Michael Barrymore to receive damages over wrongful rape and murder arrest
# Stuart Lubbock
# Stuart Lubbock

Michael Barrymore to receive damages over wrongful rape and murder arrest

Aug 18th 2017, 2:14 PM 29,693 Views 0 Comments

The former TV presenter was arrested in 2007 on suspicion of the rape and murder of Stuart Lubbock.

# essex - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Three men arrested in London on suspicion of plotting terror attack
# Essex
# Essex

Three men arrested in London on suspicion of plotting terror attack

Jul 1st 2017, 12:05 PM 12,195 Views 7 Comments

The arrests come against a backdrop of increased security in Britain following a string of terror attacks.

# essex - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Tributes paid to three Irish people who died in UK house fire
# Essex
# Essex

Tributes paid to three Irish people who died in UK house fire

Feb 9th 2017, 2:30 PM 41,791 Views 9 Comments

A woman and two men, all aged in their 60s and 70s, died as a result of the fire.

# essex - Saturday 31 December, 2016

'Sell water to Saudi Arabia and turf to England': A Londoner's advice to Garret FitzGerald
# What's The Big Idea?
# What's The Big Idea?

'Sell water to Saudi Arabia and turf to England': A Londoner's advice to Garret FitzGerald

Dec 31st 2016, 3:00 PM 11,336 Views 12 Comments

William Long, from Essex, wrote to the then Taoiseach with his plans for Irish trade.

# essex - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Man arrested at Stansted Airport on suspicion of 'preparing for a terrorist act'
# London
# London

Man arrested at Stansted Airport on suspicion of 'preparing for a terrorist act'

Dec 6th 2016, 9:54 PM 19,169 Views 12 Comments

He had arrived on a flight from Istanbul.

# essex - Friday 14 October, 2016

Dog attack leaves baby boy dead and child seriously injured
# Essex
# Essex

Dog attack leaves baby boy dead and child seriously injured

Oct 14th 2016, 8:16 AM 37,892 Views 86 Comments

The young child has been left with “life-changing” injuries.

# essex - Friday 19 August, 2016

Three-year-old boy dies after being attacked by dog in Essex
# Halstead
# Halstead

Three-year-old boy dies after being attacked by dog in Essex

Aug 19th 2016, 10:07 AM 27,209 Views 65 Comments

A 29-year-old woman was arrested.

# essex - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Woman prevented from having 'Skywalker' on passport makes official complaint
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

Woman prevented from having 'Skywalker' on passport makes official complaint

Apr 9th 2016, 3:18 PM 24,151 Views 21 Comments

Laura Matthews originally changed her name to Skywalker for “a bit of a laugh”.

# essex - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Two people arrested after young girl dies in freak bouncy castle accident
# Essex
# Essex

Two people arrested after young girl dies in freak bouncy castle accident

Mar 27th 2016, 7:49 PM 90,994 Views 10 Comments

The accident happened at an Easter event in Essex yesterday afternoon.

# essex - Monday 29 February, 2016

British man dies after collapsing before finishing line of half marathon in Malta
# Tributes
# Tributes

British man dies after collapsing before finishing line of half marathon in Malta

Feb 29th 2016, 8:16 PM 19,902 Views 31 Comments

His wife, who was also running the race, said her husband’s last words were “next year, eh”.

# essex - Monday 28 December, 2015

Murder investigation launched after woman shot at nursing home
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

Murder investigation launched after woman shot at nursing home

Dec 28th 2015, 12:42 PM 14,193 Views 6 Comments

The incident took place at a care home in the United Kingdom.

# essex - Thursday 22 October, 2015

13-year-old girl arrested in England over murder of 42-year-old man
# Crime
# Crime

13-year-old girl arrested in England over murder of 42-year-old man

Oct 22nd 2015, 8:37 AM 34,735 Views 14 Comments

Darren Kelly was stabbed to death on Tuesday night.

# essex - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Two dead after aircraft bursts into flames and crashes
# Essex
# Essex

Two dead after aircraft bursts into flames and crashes

Oct 3rd 2015, 2:53 PM 13,956 Views 3 Comments

The incident happened earlier this morning.

# essex - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Barrymore sues police over arrest in connection with murder at his home
# Essex
# Essex

Barrymore sues police over arrest in connection with murder at his home

Jul 8th 2015, 1:28 PM 10,821 Views 0 Comments

The former TV star says his arrest over Stuart Lubbock’s death ruined his career.

# essex - Saturday 27 June, 2015

PHOTOS: Welcome to Sealand, the bizarre 'micronation' off the coast of England
# The Principality Of Tides
# The Principality Of Tides

PHOTOS: Welcome to Sealand, the bizarre 'micronation' off the coast of England

Jun 27th 2015, 7:00 PM 38,194 Views 17 Comments

The Principality of Sealand has its own currency, flag, and royal family.

# essex - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Son says his mum "wouldn't help" these dangerous convicted killers escape prison
# Manhunt
# Manhunt

Son says his mum "wouldn't help" these dangerous convicted killers escape prison

Jun 10th 2015, 12:08 PM 7,278 Views 5 Comments

A huge search for the two men is ongoing.

# essex - Friday 5 June, 2015

Two pregnant women found among 68 trafficked in containers
# Essex
# Essex

Two pregnant women found among 68 trafficked in containers

Jun 5th 2015, 12:46 PM 8,227 Views 8 Comments

The four men driving the vehicles have been arrested on suspicion of breaking immigration laws.

# essex - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Manhunt in Essex as father abducts three-year-old son from foster parents
# Concern
# Concern

Manhunt in Essex as father abducts three-year-old son from foster parents

May 3rd 2015, 5:24 PM 19,617 Views 47 Comments

Robert Gurling is not allowed to have unsupervised access to his little boy.

# essex - Friday 2 January, 2015

Plane makes emergency landing at UK airport after engine catches fire
# Essex
# Essex

Plane makes emergency landing at UK airport after engine catches fire

Jan 2nd 2015, 11:19 AM 14,651 Views 10 Comments

The fire service said the incident had the potential to be very serious.

# essex - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

100 'ambitious' Irish nurses sought for jobs in Essex
# The Only Way Is Essex
# The Only Way Is Essex

100 'ambitious' Irish nurses sought for jobs in Essex

Nov 4th 2014, 9:30 AM 12,839 Views 49 Comments

Got what it takes? Three ‘roadshow’ recruitment events take place next week in Cork, Galway and Limerick.

# essex - Thursday 28 August, 2014

A Tory MP has defected to UKIP and resigned his seat in parliament
# UK
# UK

A Tory MP has defected to UKIP and resigned his seat in parliament

Aug 28th 2014, 12:12 PM 6,033 Views 99 Comments

UKIP has secured only its second ever seat in Westminster after Douglas Carswell joined from the Conservative Party.

# essex - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Co Derry man arrested over death of Afghan migrant found in container
# Human Trafficking
# Human Trafficking

Co Derry man arrested over death of Afghan migrant found in container

Aug 19th 2014, 3:32 PM 10,208 Views 14 Comments

He is suspected of manslaughter and human trafficking offences.

# essex - Sunday 17 August, 2014

# essex - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Over 30 people, including children, found in shipping container at Essex docks
# UK
# UK

Over 30 people, including children, found in shipping container at Essex docks

Aug 16th 2014, 7:39 PM 30,256 Views 134 Comments

Basildon Hospital states that it is dealing with a ‘major incident’.

# essex - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Two people die after plane crashes and bursts into flames in Essex field
# Investigation
# Investigation

Two people die after plane crashes and bursts into flames in Essex field

Mar 29th 2014, 6:23 PM 10,651 Views 2 Comments

The pilot and passenger of the light aircraft died in the crash this afternoon.