A snap General Election has been called by Prime Minister Theresa May on June 8 in a surprise announcement which has stunned Westminster.
A mother and a her two-month-old baby who were found dead at a house in Brentwood have been formally named by police.
More than a dozen train services between London and Stansted Airport and Cambridge were cancelled this morning.
A man swallowed 100 packages of cocaine in a bid to smuggle them into the UK through Stansted Airport.
A severe cold weather warning has been issued for the East of England, lasting until Friday.
A couple was forced to put out a fire in their flat in Dunmow after an alleged arson attack in the early hours of Christmas Eve morning.
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