Warning over porn stored on phones

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Two men have been convicted of possessing "truly disgusting" pornographic images and videos

2:24pm Friday 1st August 2014

A judge has warned members of the public about the dangers of storing pornography on their phones after two men were convicted of possessing "truly disgusting" images and videos.

Two face jail for bomb detector con

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Samuel Tree and his wife Joan are facing jail after being found guilty of making bogus bomb detectors in their garden shed (City of London Police)

2:24pm Friday 1st August 2014

A couple face jail after being found guilty of making bogus bomb detectors in their garden shed which they said could find missing Madeleine McCann.

Bid to save vandalised Banksy mural

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: The Banksy mural has had silver and red paint sprayed over it

11:48am Friday 1st August 2014

Art lovers are in a "race against time" to save a Banksy mural which targets the issue of Government surveillance, after the piece was vandalised.

Bags advice for Gatwick passengers

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Passengers walking through Gatwick as the airport is bringing in its own staff to help with the luggage crisis amid fears there could be further chaos this weekend

11:12am Friday 1st August 2014

Passengers are being advised to pack essential items in their hand luggage ahead of another possible weekend of baggage chaos at Gatwick.

Baby death man found not guilty

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Allan Young broke down in tears at the Old Bailey

3:48pm Friday 1st August 2014

A man who shook his newborn son, causing catastrophic brain injuries that were said to have led to the child's death more than a decade later, has been found not guilty of manslaughter following a landmark trial.

Sierra Leone 2014 cyclist 'missing'

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: A spokesman for Glasgow 2014 said there is no Ebola in the Athletes' Village

1:50am Friday 1st August 2014

An athlete from Sierra Leone's Commonwealth Games team is reported to have gone missing - just days after his team-mate was tested for the Ebola virus.

RBS reiterates independence warning

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: RBS said a Yes vote in Scotland's independence referendum will have a "material adverse effect" on its business

11:12am Friday 1st August 2014

Royal Bank of Scotland has repeated its warning of a "material adverse effect" on its business if Scots vote in favour of independence next month.

Global crises send FTSE sliding

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: The FTSE has followed global stock markets down

2:24pm Friday 1st August 2014

Britain's leading share index headed sharply lower today as the combined effect of a series of political and economic crises around the world snowballed to send global markets into a slide.

Pier fire now treated as suspicious

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Prime Minister David Cameron and Chancellor George Osborne meet members of the East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service on Eastbourne Pier, Sussex

6:04am Friday 1st August 2014

The fire which destroyed part of Eastbourne Pier is now being treated as possible arson, police have said.

Man loses battle over privacy laws

Harwich and Manningtree Standard: Appeal court judges have rejected an appeal brought over privacy laws

2:56pm Friday 1st August 2014

A man suspected of child sex abuse who was arrested but faced no charge has lost his battle in the Court of Appeal to use privacy laws to stop the press and media naming him.






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