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Stansted Airport is pushing forward with plans to welcome millions of extra passengers each year.
It comes as the Airports Comission today rejected proposals for the so-called Boris Island - a major new facility in the Thames Estuary, just off the Essex Coast.
Now Stansted has begun a public consultation on its expansion proposals, which it says would create thousands of extra jobs and tens of billions of pounds for the regional economy.
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The Clacton by-election will take place on October 9th.
The poll has been prompted by the resignation of Douglas Carswell who defected to UKip last week.
Click below to hear from our Westminster correspondent Emma Hutchinson
There is a lane closed on the A11 southbound on exit slip road to A14 West near Newmarket in Suffolk due to overturned vehicle at A14 J38 / A1304.
One of the two lanes is closed.
Police in Suffolk are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman in Leiston.
Officers were called because of worries about the welfare of a woman inside a residential property on Main Street.
They forced their way into the house and found the body of a local woman in her 20s.
The death is currently being treated as unexplained while officers investigate.
The Prime Minister plans to reintroduce security measures that previously saw terror suspects secretly relocated from London to both Ipswich and Norwich.
It's been prompted by the increased threat to our security caused by unrest in the middle east.
Click below to watch our report from Jim Rice.
A registrar who refused to officiate at same sex weddings has won a court backing for her stance.
Margaret Jones from Bedfordshire said performing gay weddings clashed with her Christian beliefs - a move which she says eventually cost her her job.
A court has said her employer was wrong to have dismissed her, but the decision has led to some concern from gay rights groups.
Click below to watch our report from Elodie Harper.
Detectives from a major crime unit have re-opened an investigation into the disappearance of a Cambridgeshire woman 17 years ago.
Pub landlady Deborah Steel from Ely was last seen in 1997, now after re-opening the case, police have made an arrest.
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A corn snake has been found in a house in Saffron Walden.
The snake was discovered in the kitchen of a home in Plantation Close by Uttlesford District Council's Pest Control officer.
He safely collected up the 3ft serpent which is now being cared for by a reptile company in Cambridgeshire.
– Sue Knight, Animal Warden
"It is very unusual to find a corn snake in a residential property, but it is harmless. This one is in good condition - it is friendly and likes being handled, so it is probably a pet."
The family of a little girl who was knocked down and killed by a bus in Luton say they feel let down by the council and police.
3 year old Mayah Shazad died last month in Bury Park and last night members of the community came together to express their concerns over road safety and police officers handling of the accident.
Click below to watch our report from Kate Prout.
Legal & General has announced it is closing its Ipswich office with the loss of 140 jobs.
The company says 120 people are being offered the chance to relocate to either Birmingham or Hove in Sussex.
The Ipswich office on Friars Bridge Road will close in May next year.
The Unite Union has described the closure as "a serious blow to the Suffolk economy"