A 12-year-old girl died today after being struck by a ball at a school in Basildon, Essex, the East of England Ambulance Service said. More later
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A man who murdered his ex-girlfriend was violent and paranoid. Colin Dymond strangled and stabbed Sarah Pollock in her Bournemouth flat.
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Friday night's forecast for the east of the region