Teen killer James Fairweather loses appeal over jail term
A teenager who murdered two strangers has had his appeal against his sentence thrown out.
Colchester high school abolishes 'traditional' homework
A high school scraps traditional homework in favour of a more "independent" approach to learning.
Southend United 2-1 Oxford United
Anthony Wordsworth's second-half penalty secures Southend a 2-1 win against Oxford United.
Marc-Antoine Fortune: Southend United sign former West Brom and Celtic striker
Southend United sign former Coventry, West Brom and Celtic striker Marc-Antoine Fortune on a four-month deal.
Alastair Cook: England Test captain signs new Essex contract
England Test captain Alastair Cook signs a contract extension with Essex, keeping him at the club until the end of 2018.
Hakan Hayrettin: Braintree Town appoint new first-team manager
National League Braintree Town appoint Hakan Hayrettin as their new first-team manage after Jamie Day's departure.