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Schumacher Junior set for debut

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Michael Schumacher's son, Mick, is set for his Formula 4 bow

7:19am Saturday 25th April 2015

Michael Schumacher's 16-year-old son, Mick, is to make his Formula 4 debut on Saturday.

Advocaat backs stance on Johnson

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Sunderland's Adam Johnson, who has been charged with three offences of sexual activity with a child under 16 and one of grooming

7:03am Saturday 25th April 2015

Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat has insisted it was not a difficult decision to include Adam Johnson in his squad for Saturday's Barclays Premier League trip to Stoke.

Burgess: I've played better

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Sam Burgess, left, was named man of the match as Bath beat London Irish

6:47am Saturday 25th April 2015

Sam Burgess confessed his surprise at being named man of the match in only his second Aviva Premiership game in the blindside flanker role despite scoring one of five tries in Bath's 43-18 win against London Irish.

Smith beaming after Wolves victory

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Tony Smith's Warrington beat his old club Leeds convincingly at Headingley

6:45am Saturday 25th April 2015

Warrington coach Tony Smith admits his old club Leeds bring the best out of the Wolves as they completed a notable double over the Super League leaders.

Smith beaming after Wolves victory

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Tony Smith's Warrington beat his old club Leeds convincingly at Headingley

6:44am Saturday 25th April 2015

Warrington coach Tony Smith admits his old club Leeds bring the best out of the Wolves as they completed a notable double over the Super League leaders.

Root bemoans Grenada pitch

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Joe Root was in superb touch on his way to 182 not out in the morning session

6:15am Saturday 25th April 2015

Joe Root admitted pitches like the one in Grenada make it easier to make centuries and harder to win games, as West Indies batted themselves into a position of relative comfort on day four of the second Test.

TV's Holden hails 'hero' baby donor

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Amanda Holden hopes the story of baby Teddy Houlston will inspire more people to sign up for to donate their organs

5:56am Saturday 25th April 2015

Amanda Holden has hailed Britain's youngest organ donor a "little hero" as thousands more people have reportedly signed up to the transplant register.

I'm no flirt says TV host Susanna

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Susanna Reid has denied flirting with male guests on Good Morning Britain

5:56am Saturday 25th April 2015

Breakfast television host Susanna Reid has insisted she does not flirt with male guests, saying she does not want to come across "rude and stonewalling" .

17 of Al Pacino's greatest movie lines to celebrate his 75th birthday

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: 17 of Al Pacino's greatest movie lines to celebrate his 75th birthday

1:11am Saturday 25th April 2015

“You lookin’ at me?” Oh, sorry! That was Robert De Niro wasn’t it…

33 ways Twitter reacted during the MasterChef final

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: 33 ways Twitter reacted during the MasterChef final

12:51am Saturday 25th April 2015

Crowned the winner took a back seat as Twitter got animated about the judges, the music and something called “lime air”.

Bruce Jenner's journey: From Olympic athlete to Reality TV star

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Bruce Jenner's journey: From Olympic athlete to Reality TV star

12:31am Saturday 25th April 2015

Bruce Jenner will be revealing all in an exclusive Diane Sawyer interview. We track Bruce’s journey through the years.

Martin Shaw: Gently does it on police drama set

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Martin Shaw: Gently does it on police drama set

12:31am Saturday 25th April 2015

The stars of Inspector George Gently say it’s important to be kind to cast and crew mates.

Anna Kendrick has been a 'drama queen' since childhood

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Anna Kendrick has been a 'drama queen' since childhood

12:31am Saturday 25th April 2015

The actress started out early on her path to stardom.

Django Django get new lease of life from second album

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Django Django get new lease of life from second album

12:31am Saturday 25th April 2015

The band have breathed fresh life into their music.

Winning EuroMillions numbers

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Winning numbers in the EuroMillions draw are 31, 05, 40, 29, 19.

12:18am Saturday 25th April 2015

Winning numbers in last night's EuroMillions draw are 31, 05, 40, 29, 19.

Cowell resists dog hypnosis attempt

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Simon Cowell is regularly photographed with his dogs Squiddly and Diddly

12:18am Saturday 25th April 2015

Viewers will see dog lover Simon Cowell appear to resist the charms of a hypnotic hound in tonight's Britain's Got Talent.

Tower nominated for museum award

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: The 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' installation by artist Paul Cummins at the Tower of London

12:18am Saturday 25th April 2015

The Tower of London, which was home to the spectacular sea of ceramic poppies commemorating the First World War, is in the running to be named Museum of the Year.

Ex-soldier charged over 1974 death

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: A 73-year-old ex soldier has been charged over the 1974 death of a man with learning difficulties

12:18am Saturday 25th April 2015

A 73-year-old former soldier has been charged in connection with the death of a man with learning difficulties in Northern Ireland more than 40 years ago.

Wood crowned MasterChef champion

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Simon Wood who has been crowned the winner of the 2015 series of the BBC programme Masterchef.

12:18am Saturday 25th April 2015

Simon Wood has been crowned the country's best amateur cook as MasterChef Champion 2015.

Man charged by murder probe police

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Syrian-born preacher Abdul-Hadi Arwani.

12:18am Saturday 25th April 2015

A second man has been charged by detectives investigating the murder of a Syrian-born preacher, police said.

Dawn service remembers Anzac heroes

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: The Prince of Wales and Prince Harry are taking part in events marking the 100th anniversary of the start of the doomed Gallipoli campaign

12:18am Saturday 25th April 2015

The Prince of Wales and Prince Harry joined more than 10,000 people in a dawn pilgrimage to mark the 100th anniversary of the doomed Gallipoli campaign.

Heads urge support for free schools

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has defended the free schools programme

12:18am Saturday 25th April 2015

A group of 120 head teachers have appealed to all political parties to allow free schools to be set up "wherever parents want them".

Emmerdale's Adam Thomas: I am the boss of the soap scrapyard

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Emmerdale star: Adam Barton needs to man up

12:11am Saturday 25th April 2015

The actor revealed he has really enjoyed working on scenes with Danny Miller in the soap.

Joss Whedon 'regrets' Avengers decision

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Joss Whedon 'regrets' Avengers decision

12:11am Saturday 25th April 2015

The filmmaker teased he may do something with a one-person cast, as he resigns from the Avengers films.

Simon Cowell resists dog hypnosis in Britain's Got Talent 2015

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Simon Cowell resists dog hypnosis in Britain's Got Talent 2015

12:11am Saturday 25th April 2015

The TV judge failed to fall under the spell of the canine act.

Amanda Holden: I'm used to being rejected, so I'm better at telling acts 'no'

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Amanda Holden: I'm used to being rejected, so I'm better at telling acts 'no'

12:11am Saturday 25th April 2015

The Britain’s Got Talent judge knows how to let contestants down gently.

Huge growth in private care sector

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: It is "undeniable" that privatisation is happening within the NHS, the report found

12:10am Saturday 25th April 2015

The number of private firms delivering NHS care has risen dramatically, according to new research.

Red carpet looks from the LGBT awards: Black jumpsuits, plunging necklines and a very sparkly Katie Hopkins

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Red carpet looks from the LGBT awards: Black jumpsuits, plunging necklines and a very sparkly Katie Hopkins

11:56pm Friday 24th April 2015

And of course, there was the matter of Lewis Duncan Weedon’s cherry red lippy.

Scarlett Moffatt's most acerbic one liners from Gogglebox

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: All Scarlett Moffatt's acerbic one liners from tonight's Gogglebox

1:31am Saturday 25th April 2015

Because we all want to know what Scarlett thinks… And maybe even why she thinks it.

MasterChef winner reveals how he put his cooking dreams 'on the back burner' to support four children

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: MasterChef winner reveals how he put his cooking dreams 'on the back burner' to support four children

11:26pm Friday 24th April 2015

This is a guy who put “lime air” on his menu. He was never not going to win.

Bath overpower London Irish

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Bath's Sam Burgess was in superb form on Friday night

10:51pm Friday 24th April 2015

Bath's bonus point victory laid down the gauntlet to Northampton and Saracens in the battle for home semi-final spots in the Aviva Premiership semi-finals as they beat London Irish 43-18.

Sinfield loses milestone match

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Kevin Sinfield's 500th appearance for Leeds ended in defeat

10:42pm Friday 24th April 2015

Warrington put a dampener on Kevin Sinfield's 500th appearance for Leeds as they completed a notable double over the Super League leaders in emphatic fashion at Headingley.

Navratilova and Radwanska part ways

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Martina Navratilova, pictured, has quit her role as part-time consultant to Agnieszka Radwanska after just five months in the job

9:28pm Friday 24th April 2015

Martina Navratilova has ended her role as a part-time consultant to the world number nine Agnieszka Radwanska after just five months in the job.

Van Gaal backs Giggs as next boss

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Louis van Gaal, left, believes his assistant should step into his role when he leaves Manchester United

8:51pm Friday 24th April 2015

Louis van Gaal expects Ryan Giggs to succeed him as Manchester United manager when the time comes.

Murder probe begins after body find

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: South Wales Police have launched a murder investigation

7:48pm Friday 24th April 2015

Police have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of a body at a flat in south Wales.

Karen murder accused in court

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Alexander Pacteau, 21, is charged with the murder of Irish student Karen Buckley, 24 (Police Scotland/PA Wire)

6:29pm Friday 24th April 2015

The man charged with the murder of Irish student Karen Buckley has made a second private appearance in court.

Beheading accused pleads 'insanity'

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Palmira Silva, 82, was beheaded in the back garden of her home in Edmonton, north London, last September (Metropolitan Police/PA)

6:29pm Friday 24th April 2015

A man has denied beheading a grandmother with a machete in her back garden.

Reporter blasts 'failing' Elveden

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Sun reporter Tom Wells

6:29pm Friday 24th April 2015

A Sun reporter launched a scathing attack on a "flailing and failing" Operation Elveden after becoming the latest to be cleared of paying a public official for tips.

Accused Labour candidate suspended

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Sumon Hoque has been suspended as Labour's candidate for Banff and Buchan

6:29pm Friday 24th April 2015

Labour has suspended one of its General Election candidates after he appeared in court accused of driving offences.

De Gea offered good deal to stay

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says the club have offered David de Gea, pictured, 'a lot of money'

6:23pm Friday 24th April 2015

Louis van Gaal says Manchester United have offered David de Gea "a lot of money" in a bid to keep the goalkeeper at Old Trafford.

Here's what the perfect MasterChef five course meal would look like

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Here's what the perfect MasterChef five course meal would look like

5:57pm Friday 24th April 2015

We need all of these dishes in our bellies immediately.

Footprints showcase Thrones scenery

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: A trail of huge footprints appeared on the beach (William Cherry/Presseye/PA)

5:56pm Friday 24th April 2015

There were fears a mythical giant had awoken from slumber on Northern Ireland's Causeway Coast today when a trail of huge footprints appeared on the beach.

Hospital patient tested for rabies

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: A patient at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast is being tested for suspected rabies

5:56pm Friday 24th April 2015

A patient in a Northern Ireland hospital is being tested for suspected rabies.

Rafael blow for Manchester United

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Manchester United's Rafael will miss the rest of the season

4:01pm Friday 24th April 2015

Manchester United right-back Rafael will miss the rest of the season with a rib injury, manager Louis van Gaal has said.

Speeding driver jailed for perjury

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: The driver was caught on camera driving his Honda sports car at 67mph on a 50mph section of the M11

4:00pm Friday 24th April 2015

A motorist known as Mr X who spent five years trying to dodge a £60 speeding fine has been jailed for perjury and perverting the course of justice.

Six years for foiled axe-man's raid

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: A CCTV picture of Shaun Andrew McKerry being leapt on by shop-owner Sab Dhillon

4:00pm Friday 24th April 2015

An axe-wielding raider has been jailed for six years after his attempts to rob a store were foiled when he was jumped on by the shopkeeper and hit by his wife with a baseball bat.

Police urge Anzac Day vigilance

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Anzac Day was established to mark the anniversary of the start of the First World War Gallipoli campaign

4:00pm Friday 24th April 2015

Police have urged those attending Anzac Day commemorations and the London Marathon this weekend to "remain vigilant and alert".

Daredevil's Charlie Cox: I'm still unrecognisable

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Daredevil's Charlie Cox: I'm still unrecognisable

8:57pm Friday 24th April 2015

The British star said he is glad he barely gets stopped by fans and can wander around in anonymity.

Brathwaite punishes England

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: England's Joe Root scored a stylish century against the West Indies

3:33pm Friday 24th April 2015

England's bowlers were ground down in Grenada as Kraigg Brathwaite's defiant century blunted hopes of a second Test victory over the West Indies.

Tiger back for Players Championship

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Tiger Woods, pictured, will return at TPC Sawgrass

3:26pm Friday 24th April 2015

Tiger Woods will return to the PGA Tour at the Players Championship on May 7.

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