A man in his 40s has died following a collision on the A12 at Chelmsford, with the road closing for several hours overnight while investigations continue.
A man suspected of stealing toys from a lorry has been arrested following a pursuit on the A12.
John Lewis will close all of their shops across the UK in reaction to government advice and the coronavirus pandemic.
The A12 northbound in Essex was shut earlier this morning as roadworks overran.
A GP surgery near Chelmsford has confirmed that one of its patients has tested positive for coronavirus and is operating on a reduced number of doctors due to the need to self-isolate.
A council team attended a major bus conference in London in which it later emerged a visiting delegate had coronavirus, it has been confirmed.