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An adventurer from Great Chrishill attempting to climb Mount Everest in Nepal has survived an earthquake which has devastated the country.

Crown on the Cradle, Mark Pender

Franksy says: “I’ve turned”. One of the artists opening his doors for this year’s Saffron Walden Open Studios, he was better known for years as Paul Franks, a “creative” for international advertising companies.

A driver who tried to lie his way out of a speeding ticket has been jailed for perjury and perverting the course of justice.

A number of roads in Saffron Walden will be affected by maintenance over the coming week.

Traffic in Saffron Walden could be affected by road works over the next week.

Andrew Webb enjoys the tea and coffee selection at Tea Amo on Cross Street.

You know, for a town of around 15,000 souls, Saffron Walden does rather well for places to get a cup of tea or coffee. So the other morning, I decided to do a caffeine crawl around town. What I found was there’s a place and a price to suit everyone.

Prime Minister David Cameron (left) and Mayor of London Boris Johnson with 3 year old Stephanie during a General Election campaign visit to Advantage Children's Day Nursery in Surbiton, Surrey. Photo: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

David Cameron is launching the Conservatives’ first English manifesto, with a promise of changes to ensure that English MPs have the final say on income tax rates in England.

David Cameron
Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has a selfie taken as he meets Labour supporters in Ipswich yesterday. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Labour is accusing the Conservatives of planning the biggest spending cuts in any of the world’s advanced economies as the parties again prepare to trade blows on the economy.

David Cameron

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An Elsenham fruit distributor, who rented out a field for a company to use as parking for Stansted Airport, has failed in court to challenge a council order to remove all vehicles from the land.

The Aerozone at Stansted Airport is due to take off this June.

Youngsters will be able to find out about busy airport life at a brand new educational facility at the airport.

Ryanair jet taking off from Stansted

Stansted Airport continues to be the fastest growing airport in the UK with passengers in the last year increasing by more than 15 per cent.

Nearly 40 flights were cancelled today (Thursday) and yesterday due to a two-day air strike by a French air traffic controllers union.

Flights out of Stansted were cancelled today as the two-day French air traffic controllers strike continues.

Nearly 40 flights were cancelled today (Thursday) and yesterday due to a two-day air strike by a French air traffic controllers union.

Two people have been jailed for six weeks after admitting stealing duty free items from Stansted Airport.

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