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Homeless man jailed for murder of drinking buddy

Ruslan Piktorov

22 April 2015

A Lithuanian man will spend a minimum of 18 years behind bars after he beat his friend to death during a drinking session.

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Saunders: It hasn't sunk in yet

Jay Saunders celebrates with fans after Maidstone clinched the Ryman League championship Picture: Martin Apps

18 April 2015

Title-winning Maidstone boss Jay Saunders has admitted their success is still to sink in.

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Roadworks lifted for Easter - but rail network in chaos

Southeastern is adding 68 carriages to its London-bound trains

02 April 2015

Train travel over the Easter weekend will be seriously disrupted, but those travelling by road may fare better as roadworks are lifted.

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Kent sees massive increase in dog attacks

Dogs are continue to attack our posties

01 April 2015

The number of people injured in dog attacks has risen by 357% since 2012 - but fewer people are being charged.

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Woman chases bandits... on horse

Bandit chasers - Catherine Sugden and Mr Smiffy

01 April 2015

When a woman spotted armed raiders with a swag bag, she didn't think twice ... and chased them across fields on her horse.

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Massive German bomb detonated in Kent

The bomb is detonated. Picture: Richard Watt/Ministry of Defence.

25 March 2015

The county was shaken by a big explosion as a huge bomb unearthed on a London building site was detonated in a Kent quarry today.

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Interest rates' next move is up

Bank of England deputy governor Minouche Shafik still thinks the next move for interest rates will be a hike

25 March 2015

The Bank of England deputy governor has said the next move for interest rates is still likely to be a hike despite low inflation, as she visited Kent.

Harriet Yeo to replace expelled Ukip candidate

Cllr Harriet Yeo. Picture: Martin Apps

24 March 2015

Labour defector Harriet Yeo is to be the new Ukip candidate in Folkestone and Hythe, it's been revealed.

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Four locked up for life after beating man to death

09 May 2014

Four murderers have been locked up for life today after beating a man to death with baseball bats before dumping his half-naked body on a beach.

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Saturday nights have just got a whole lot better

Dave Pearce joins kmfm this week

28 February 2014

Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Pearce to present a new Saturday night dance music show on kmfm.

'Thief who dragged my husband on bonnet has destroyed our lives'

Driver Joshua Charnley was jailed for 11 years

31 January 2014

The wife of a petrol station manager left traumatised by a thief who dragged him on his bonnet has told how he destroyed their lives as he is jailed.

Peter Taylor's midweek interview

Gillingham manager Peter Taylor Picture: Barry Goodwin

22 January 2014

Gillingham manager Peter Taylor looks ahead to Friday night's trip to high-flying Brentford

Prime minister visits flood-struck Kent

David Cameron visits Yalding today

27 December 2013

David Cameron has been visiting some of Kent's worst-hit flood areas... as hundreds of homes are still without power.

Thames Estuary airport not ruled out in key aviation review

An aerial image of Lord Foster's proposed Thames Hub airport at Grain

17 December 2013

Plans for a massive hub airport in the Thames Estuary have not been shortlisted in an aviation review - but a new Kent airport is still on the cards.

Families return to flood-hit homes to assess the damage

Waves crash against the seafront in a dramatic high tide at Deal beach this afternoon. Picture: Claire Steer

07 December 2013

Flood-hit families were beginning to return home today after sea levels started to return to normal.

Trio still quizzed after policeman hit by car in high-speed chase

Police in Willow Farm Way, Herne Bay, today

04 December 2013

Three people were today still being questioned after an officer was hit by a car in a pursuit involving up to 13 police cars.

Audio: Peter Taylor's midweek catch-up

Gills boss Peter Taylor Picture: Barry Goodwin

04 December 2013

Gillingham manager Peter Taylor is hoping for a response this weekend after his side shipped four goals at Rotherham last Saturday.

Sports minister fails to get a single answer right in basic quiz

Kent MP Helen Grant was promoted to sports minister in October

26 November 2013

A Kent MP and sports minister has been left embarrassed after failing to get a single answer right in a basic quiz... but how would you have done?

Nomadic grandmother pleads for help to avoid winter in trailer with her cats

The car and trailer where Hannah Rose has been living in Ashford

21 November 2013

A pensioner who has been living in a home-made trailer in a supermarket car park is pleading for help to find a permanent home for the winter.

Arson ruled out after shops ravaged by huge high street blaze

Fire-damaged roof of Webbs of Tenterden. Picture: Gary Browne

07 November 2013

Fire investigators have revealed they are not treating a huge blaze that tore through high street shops as suspicious.

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