Thames Coastguard has confirmed that a Sirena Seaways passenger vessel has struck the Quay in Harwich.
The ferry is carrying 489 passengers. There are no reports of injuries.
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Some sharp showers will develop this afternoon and it will continue to feel unseasonably cool
The familiar chimes of the Luton Town Hall clock are now silent for a few months while it receives a major overhaul.
Most places in the Anglia region will have a dry start with some sunshine. A few showers will develop and these could become heavy.