Today is Jeans for Genes Day and people across the region have been wearing their denim to raise money for genetic research.
It's those developments that the family of little Florie-Rae from Hertfordshire are hoping will provide a breakthrough. The 3-year-old suffers from Rett Syndrome.
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Anglia Weather: Any lingering rain will soon clear. Then it will be dry with some sunshine later.
A council is bringing a High Court case to stop an illegal travellers site in Essex that residents fear could be larger than Dale Farm.
Essex Police is increasing armed patrols across the county following the terror attacks in London.