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Emma Watson unveils new hairdo at Madrid premiere

Chelmsford Weekly News: Emma Watson unveils new hairdo at Madrid premiere

1:41pm Friday 28th August 2015

The former Harry Potter star unleashed a new hairdo at the Madrid premiere of Regression.

What does Andrew Scott really think about Sherlock's fans?

Chelmsford Weekly News: What does Andrew Scott really think about Sherlock's fans?

1:41pm Friday 28th August 2015

The actor, who plays arch-nemesis Jim Moriarty, said he embraces Sherlock’s passionate fanbase.

Tough draw for Tottenham against Monaco, Anderlecht and Qarabag in Europa League

Chelmsford Weekly News: Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham face a long trip to Azerbaijan in the Europa League

1:11pm Friday 28th August 2015

Tottenham have been handed a daunting group in the Europa League including a long haul trip to Azerbaijan.

Jose Fonte: Southampton players must take responsibility for Europa League exit

Chelmsford Weekly News: Southampton captain Jose Fonte had an early header cleared off the line in defeat to FC Midtjylland

12:21pm Friday 28th August 2015

Jose Fonte insists Southampton's players must accept responsibility for their European exit - even if manager Ronald Koeman preferred to point the finger at the officials.

Celebrity Big Brother 2015: 7 things to know about Daniel Baldwin

Chelmsford Weekly News: Celebrity Big Brother 2015: 7 things to know about Daniel Baldwin

12:19pm Friday 28th August 2015

We give you the lowdown on the latest Baldwin brother to enter the CBB house.

Jeremy Clarkson Top Gear departure 'very sad': BBC Two chief

Chelmsford Weekly News: Jeremy Clarkson took a picture of a car and got Top Gear fans very excited

12:07pm Friday 28th August 2015

The controller of BBC Two Kim Shillinglaw said she is excited about the next series of the hit car show with new host Chris Evans, adding that it will be “really different”.

George Monbiot skins and cooks squirrel on Newsnight

Chelmsford Weekly News: George Monbiot skins and cooks squirrel on Newsnight

11:58am Friday 28th August 2015

Viewers took to Twitter to express their surprise at the demonstration.

First look: Jeremy Renner reveals new Hawkeye outfit for Captain America: Civil War

Chelmsford Weekly News: Avengers' Jeremy Renner unapologetic over Black Widow 'joke'

11:58am Friday 28th August 2015

The Avengers star shared a few teasers from the forthcoming third Captain America instalment.

Break Point star Jeremy Sisto: I never had a chance against co-star David Walton

Chelmsford Weekly News: Break Point star Jeremy Sisto: I never had a chance against co-star David Walton

11:58am Friday 28th August 2015

The actors spent a lot of time on the court playing against each other in the tennis comedy.

Brendan Rodgers spends extra time getting Liverpool's balance just right

Chelmsford Weekly News: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers' defensive work has already paid off this season

11:30am Friday 28th August 2015

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers admits he has paid more attention to defensive matters this season but insists it will not compromise the team's attacking fluency.

BBC Two unveils four-part Barack Obama documentary

Chelmsford Weekly News: BBC Two unveils four-part Barack Obama documentary

11:27am Friday 28th August 2015

The documentary, Obama, will tell the inside story of the US president’s greatest successes and failures.

Congratulations! Elementary star Lucy Liu is a new mum

Chelmsford Weekly News: Congratulations! Elementary star Lucy Liu is a new mum

11:27am Friday 28th August 2015

The Charlie’s Angels actress has welcomed a baby son named Rockwell Lloyd.

US rapper Tyler, The Creator banned from the UK over 2009 lyrics

Chelmsford Weekly News: US rapper Tyler, The Creator banned from the UK over 2009 lyrics

11:07am Friday 28th August 2015

The music star has attracted controversy over his explicit lyrics, which have drawn accusations of homophobia and misogyny.

US rapper Tyler banned from the UK over 2009 lyrics

Chelmsford Weekly News: Tyler, The Creator was due to perform at the Leeds and Reading festivals (Rich Fury/Invision/AP)

11:05am Friday 28th August 2015

American rapper Tyler, The Creator has been banned from the UK by the Home Secretary.

Badger cull in Dorset condemned by animal rights campaigners

Chelmsford Weekly News: Natural England has granted a four-year licence for badger culling in Dorset

11:05am Friday 28th August 2015

Animal rights campaigners have condemned a Government decision to extend badger culls to Dorset in a bid to control the spread of TB in cattle.

Sunderland sign Ola Toivonen on loan from Rennes

Chelmsford Weekly News: Ola Toivonen, pictured, worked with Dick Advocaat at PSV

11:01am Friday 28th August 2015

Sweden international Ola Toivonen has answered former boss Dick Advocaat's call to arms by signing a season-long loan deal with Sunderland, the club has confirmed.

Is Adele FINALLY ready to release her third album?

Chelmsford Weekly News: See Adele transformed into George Michael to celebrate her birthday

10:58am Friday 28th August 2015

Adele is rumoured to be ready to unveil her third album to the world.

5 Seconds Of Summer release new EP and fans go crazy

Chelmsford Weekly News: 5 Seconds Of Summer release new EP and fans go crazy

10:47am Friday 28th August 2015

The latest EP from the Australian four-piece has gone down a treat with their UK fans.

Son Heung-min vows to shine for Tottenham Hotspur fans

Chelmsford Weekly News: Tottenham have signed Son Heung-min from Bayer Leverkusen

10:36am Friday 28th August 2015

New Tottenham signing Son Heung-min has vowed to light up White Hart Lane after agreeing a five-year deal with the north London club.

Briton faces jail over conspiring to import methamphetamine into US

Chelmsford Weekly News: Scott Stammers was arrested in Thailand in September 2013

10:33am Friday 28th August 2015

A British man could face life in jail after pleading guilty to conspiring to import 100 kilos of North Korean-produced methamphetamine into the United States.

Briton now last survivor of wartime Great Escape after Aussie veteran dies

Chelmsford Weekly News: Australian pilot Paul Royle who took part in the mass breakout from a German prisoner of war camp during the Second World War that is remembered as the Great Escape (Gordon Royle via AP)

10:33am Friday 28th August 2015

A British war veteran has become the last surviving member of the true story behind The Great Escape, following the death of Australian pilot Paul Royle.

Six teenagers held over cyber attacks

Chelmsford Weekly News: The six were held over alleged "distributed denial of service" attacks

10:33am Friday 28th August 2015

Six teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of launching cyber attacks using a service created by a notorious hacking group which previously targeted Xbox and PlayStation networks.

HSBC under fire over pre-bank holiday payments glitch

Chelmsford Weekly News: Customers of HSBC have not received payments into their accounts because of problems with the Bacs system

10:31am Friday 28th August 2015

Payments by one of Britain's biggest banks have seized up on the day when millions are expecting to receive their salaries and ahead of the bank holiday weekend.

Miley Cyrus has waded into Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift Twitter spat

Chelmsford Weekly News: Miley Cyrus reveals her plans for the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards

11:17am Friday 28th August 2015

Miley has accused Nicki Minaj of not being very polite about the VMA nominations.

Roberto Martinez hails Bill Kenwright over John Stones transfer saga

Chelmsford Weekly News: John Stones' transfer request was rejected on Thursday

10:11am Friday 28th August 2015

Everton chairman Bill Kenwright has been hailed by Roberto Martinez for maintaining a strong stance over Chelsea target John Stones.

Which Friends star has hired Ed Sheeran as their wedding singer?

Chelmsford Weekly News: Which Friends star has hired Ed Sheeran as their wedding singer?

10:01am Friday 28th August 2015

The Thinking Out Loud singer introduced the Friends star and the guitarist and now they are engaged.

Celebrity Big Brother 2015: Bobby Davro and Janice Dickinson to enter the house

Chelmsford Weekly News: Celebrity Big Brother 2015: Bobby Davro and Janice Dickinson to enter the house

11:17am Friday 28th August 2015

The British comedian and the US model will compete to rule the CBB house.

Can you name all the contestants pulling on their dancing shoes for Strictly Come Dancing?

Chelmsford Weekly News: Can you name all the contestants pulling on their dancing shoes for Strictly Come Dancing?

9:20am Friday 28th August 2015

The full line up has finally been revealed, but how many “famous” faces do you actually recognise? Take our quiz and find out!

David Hasselhoff: I have no idea about Baywatch film role

Chelmsford Weekly News: David Hasselhoff: I have no idea about Baywatch film role

9:10am Friday 28th August 2015

Zac Efron and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson are set to star in a big screen adaptation of the TV series that featured The Hoff as a beach lifeguard.

Chvrches singer Lauren Mayberry condemns online trolls

Chelmsford Weekly News: Chvrches singer Lauren Mayberry condemns online trolls

8:40am Friday 28th August 2015

The singer has spoken out about the abuse she received over the band’s latest music video.

Motorist jailed over 'horny' girlfriend's crash death

Chelmsford Weekly News: Minesh Parbat has been jailed for causing death by dangerous driving

8:06am Friday 28th August 2015

A motorist who became intimate in his car with his "horny" girlfriend moments before he crashed has been jailed for seven years for causing her death by dangerous driving.

Three arrests after car crashed into front garden and burst into flames

Chelmsford Weekly News: The scene of a fatal car crash in Branton, near Doncaster

8:06am Friday 28th August 2015

Three people have been arrested in connection with a crash which left two people dead when a car ploughed into the front garden of a house.

Anjem Choudary faces New Year trial on Islamic State support charge

Chelmsford Weekly News: Anjem Choudary is charged with encouraging support for Islamic State

8:06am Friday 28th August 2015

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary will go on trial in the New Year for allegedly encouraging support for Islamic State.

Tiffany Porter through as 100m hurdles rivals crash out

Chelmsford Weekly News: Tiffany Porter qualified with ease for the 100m hurdles final

7:16am Friday 28th August 2015

Tiffany Porter stormed into the final of the 100 metres hurdles at the World Championships in Beijing as two of her medal rivals crashed out.

Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'

Chelmsford Weekly News: Sophie Lancaster was murdered because of her goth appearance

5:57am Friday 28th August 2015

Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm, say scientists.

Hi-tech plan to combat IS destruction of ancient sites

Chelmsford Weekly News: Palmyra is listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site

3:27am Friday 28th August 2015

Archaeologists have launched a hi-tech initiative to combat the destruction of ancient sites in the Middle East by Islamic State (IS).

Shoreham crash probe police 'overwhelmed' by food donations

Chelmsford Weekly News: Investigators continue to work at the scene of the crash on the A27 at Shoreham

1:34am Friday 28th August 2015

Police investigating the Shoreham air crash have thanked the public for its support after the force received an "overwhelming" amount of food donations.

Simon Cowell: The X Factor will win ratings war with Strictly Come Dancing

Chelmsford Weekly News: Simon Cowell: The X Factor will win ratings war with Strictly Come Dancing

6:27am Friday 28th August 2015

The ITV show definitely holds the trump cards over its BBC rival, said the TV mogul.

X Factor 2015: Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has discovered Rita Ora's 'unique' skill - but what is it?

Chelmsford Weekly News: X Factor 2015: What 'unique' skill has Cheryl Fernandez-Versini discovered about Rita Ora?

8:28am Friday 28th August 2015

The Crazy, Stupid Love singer has already picked up a new talent from Rita – her love of metaphors.

Thunderstorms to make bank holiday weekend a washout

Chelmsford Weekly News: The worst congestion will be on Friday evening, the AA predicted

12:11am Friday 28th August 2015

Millions of Britons planning a bank holiday getaway should expect a "messy" weekend of weather, forecasters have warned, as rain and thunderstorms hit parts of the UK.

Fever warning over new meningitis vaccine for babies

Chelmsford Weekly News: Babies will be given the new meningitis B vaccine from September 1

12:10am Friday 28th August 2015

Parents whose babies will be vaccinated against meningitis are being urged to buy paracetamol to stave off a fever linked to the jab.

Half of Britons 'unaware of advanced forms of radiotherapy'

Chelmsford Weekly News: Half of Britons have never heard of newer radiotherapy technologies such as Cyberknife or Gammaknife, research suggests

12:10am Friday 28th August 2015

Half of people have never heard of advanced types of radiotherapy, while thousands do not get access to the best treatments, research suggests.

Chvrches singer Lauren Mayberry condemns online trolls

Chelmsford Weekly News: Lauren Mayberry of the Chvrches performs on the MTV stage during day one of the V Festival, at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, Essex.

12:10am Friday 28th August 2015

The lead singer of Chvrches has hit back at online trolls who launched a stream of sexist abuse over the band's latest music video.

Andy Burnham: Councils should control benefits budget

Chelmsford Weekly News: Labour leadership hopeful Andy Burnham said councils should control the benefits budget.

12:10am Friday 28th August 2015

The benefits budget should be under the control of local councils, Andy Burnham has said.

Mark Zuckerberg hails Facebook's one billion visitors in single day

Chelmsford Weekly News: One billion people have used Facebook in a single day for the first time in the site's 11-year history.

12:10am Friday 28th August 2015

One billion people have used Facebook in a single day for the first time in the site's 11-year history.

Edinburgh TV Festival comes to a close

Chelmsford Weekly News: The Edinburgh International Television Festival was dominated by BBC debate

12:10am Friday 28th August 2015

The Edinburgh International Television Festival will come to a close today after a few days in which debate surrounding the BBC dominated discussion.

Airshows alter schedules after Shoreham plane disaster

Chelmsford Weekly News: Airshows are going ahead despite the Shoreham disaster

12:10am Friday 28th August 2015

A host of air shows are taking place over the bank holiday weekend with alterations to their schedules in the wake of the Shoreham plane disaster.

Sickness benefit tests 'should be reviewed due to disturbing deaths data'

Chelmsford Weekly News: The DWP was ordered to release the death statistics by the Information Commissioner.

12:10am Friday 28th August 2015

Campaigners have called for a review of controversial sickness benefit assessments after the release of "disturbing" statistics showing the numbers who died after being told they were "fit to work".

David Cameron announces 26 new Tory peers amid 'cronies' claims

Chelmsford Weekly News: David Cameron with two of his new Tory peers, former minister William Hague and aide Kate Fall.

12:10am Friday 28th August 2015

David Cameron has been accused of packing the House of Lords with cronies after unveiling 26 new Tory peers and showering his aides with other honours.

Record high net migration deals blow to PM's aims to reduce arrivals

Chelmsford Weekly News: New figures will confirm whether a key immigration measure is at record levels.

12:10am Friday 28th August 2015

David Cameron's aim of cutting net migration to below 100,000 has been dealt a devastating blow as official data confirmed the number has jumped again, reaching a record high.

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