Essex: News

20 Jun 2024

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift's jet nearly targeted by now-arrested climate activists

Two environmental activists from the group Just Stop Oil were arrested on suspicion of criminal damage after allegedly defacing private jets with orange paint at Stansted Airport.

14 Oct 2023

Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook retires from professional cricket: Decoding his career stats

England and Essex ace Alastair Cook has announced his retirement from professional cricket. He ended a record-breaking 20-year career.

16 Oct 2021


British MP David Amess's killing was terrorism, police says

UK Member of Parliament Sir David Amess was stabbed to death in England on Friday, an attack that shocked the entire country and raised questions about the security arrangements for parliamentarians.

16 Oct 2020


County Championship set to return in 2021 with new format

The traditional County Cricket Championship will return in 2021 in a revised structure.

15 Oct 2020


UK: London, other areas moving into Tier 2 coronavirus lockdown

This weekend, Londoners will face stricter COVID-19 restrictions as authorities have decided to move into a Tier 2 lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

31 Jul 2020

England Cricket Team

Bob Willis Trophy: County cricket returns with new red-ball competition

County cricket is set to commence on August 1, in a customized format.

23 Oct 2019


39 bodies found inside truck container near London; probe on

On Wednesday, British Police launched a murder probe after discovering 39 dead bodies inside a truck container near London.

13 Oct 2019

England Cricket Team

Here's what Chris Silverwood said about Morgan and Anderson's retirement

England have a new head coach in the form of former Essex boss Chris Silverwood.

26 May 2019

England Cricket Team

Monty Panesar battles mental illness, eyes return to cricket

Former England cricketer Monty Panesar, who made some stunning claims last week, is planning to script a comeback to the game after battling mental illness.

18 Oct 2018

Pakistan Cricket Team

Danish Kaneria admits to match-fixing, says sorry to Pakistan

Former Pakistan cricketer Danish Kaneria has, finally, admitted to match-fixing after years of denial.

11 Sep 2018

Test Cricket

Peter Siddle makes stunning return to Australian Test side

Veteran Australian pace bowler, Peter Siddle, has made a surprise comeback to the national side for the upcoming Test series against Pakistan.