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Seven-year-old dies in bouncy castle incident

Tragedy struck on Easter weekend when a 7-year-old girl was killed in a freak accident involving an inflatable bouncy castle.

Giant rodent spotted on English golf course (Video)

Epping - Golfers got somewhat of a surprise when a four-foot-long rodent was found sniffing around the 8th tee on a golf course in Essex, England. Apparently it had escaped from an enclosure at a farm shop nearby.

Shopper gives birth in busy Primark store

London - A shopper gave birth in a crowded Primark store in the Lakeside shopping center in Essex after suddenly going into labor.

Man baptised at the age of 99

London - A 99 year-old man from Brentwood in Essex in England has been baptised. “I have been thinking about it for a couple of years,” commented Norman Machin after the baptism.

Football club buys new stand from eBay

London - A non-league football club from Essex in England have bought a new stand from the online auction website eBay for £5,500.

Murder mystery weekend turns real in UK luxury hotel, with 2 dead

Hatfield Heath - A couple staying at a luxury country hotel in England were found dead in the swimming pool. Guests thought the police that responded were "part of the action." The couple were Josephine Foday and Komba Kpakiwa.

The English Defence League (EDL) protest in Walthamstow, London

Walthamstow - The EDL came to Walthamstow, Waltham Forest to protest against Islamic extremism and links to terrorist organisations coming from the area.

English Defence League (EDL) march through Chelmsford, Essex

Chelmsford - The EDL marched through Chelmsford in Essex on Saturday, 18 August to protest against the construction of a mosque in the city.

Motorway maniac still at large

Galleywood - Last week, a driver was nearly killed on the A12 in Essex when a maniac heaved a concrete slab through her front windscreen from a bridge. To date the person(s) responsible have not been arrested as police warn of copycat attacks.

UK police probe attempted murder as bricks thrown on A12 highway

Chelmsford - Police are hunting for offenders who threw a concrete block and bricks off a bridge onto a busy dual carriageway in Essex, UK on Thursday night.

Op-Ed: Cricket match contested in the North Sea

In my opinion, no adaptations can possibly make cricket more bearable to watch. However, if I was on Buxey Sands at the time of this innovative North Sea fixture, I may have changed my mind.

Sunken whaling ship of 'Moby Dick' captain found

Nantucket - Remains of a whaling ship discovered on a remote coral reef nearly 600 miles northwest of Honolulu, Hawaii are believed to be those of the second ship that inspired Herman Melville's classic 'Moby Dick.'

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The Dell  the house of Alfred Russell Wallace.
The Dell, the house of Alfred Russell Wallace.
Wallace Collection
Pc Frank Pallett and Trojan and Pc Sarah Fisk and Biscuit.
Pc Frank Pallett and Trojan and Pc Sarah Fisk and Biscuit.
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Lakeside Shopping Centre
Lakeside Shopping Centre
Down Hall Country House Hotel in Hatfield Heath on the border of Essex and Hertfordshire
Down Hall Country House Hotel in Hatfield Heath on the border of Essex and Hertfordshire
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