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Lawyer found wife dead on kitchen floor

The order was granted at Canterbury Magistrates' Court

28 May 2013

A top city lawyer returned home after a trial in Canterbury to find his wife dead in the kitchen.

Teacher wins £40,000 payout after wrongful sacking

St Edmund's School in Canterbury

27 May 2013

A design teacher at a fee-paying school in Canterbury has been awarded £40,000 compensation after he was unfairly dismissed from his job.

Handbag-stealing junkie jailed despite court plea

Maidstone Crown Court. Picture: John Wardley

26 May 2013

A junkie who snatched a teenage girl's handbag while high on drugs has failed in his bid to get help for his addiction.

Curfew for protester who dropped stink bombs in ballot box

Jonathan Elliott who lunged at a car carrying Prince Charles during the enthronement of the Archbishop of Canterbury

24 May 2013

A campaigner who sparked a police alert when he dropped stink bombs in a ballot box today said he was protesting against publicity given to UKIP.

Wayward half-sister of life peer exposed as fraudster

Lord Ouseley, chairman of the Football Association Race Equality Advisory Group

24 May 2013

The half-sister of a prominent campaigning life peer is facing jail after being exposed as a high-living fraudster.

Death crash driver: 'I remember nothing'

The confrontation happened at Bluewater. Picture: Nick Johnson

24 May 2013

A driver claims she has no memory of a crash in Bluewater's car park which left an elderly woman dead.

Burglar targets his own brother

Damien Price, 25, was jailed for burgling his brother's home

24 May 2013

A man who pleaded poverty when his brother invited him to stay at his home has repaid the kindness - by burgling his home.

Hotel used as £1.5m drugs farm

The Old Coach House at Barham that was used as a drugs factory

23 May 2013

A 17th century coach house near Canterbury was converted into a large-scale skunk cannabis factory by drugs barons.

Driver 'killed shopper with out-of-control car at Bluewater'

The confrontation happened at Bluewater. Picture: Nick Johnson

23 May 2013

A pensioner was killed by a woman's car when she lost control of the vehicle and it reversed over her at speed in a Bluewater car park, a court heard.

Murder accused refuses to talk to lawyers

Dimitris Titovs suffered a fatal stab wound in London Road, Teynham. Picture: @Kent_999s

22 May 2013

A Russian national alleged to have stabbed a young man to death is refusing to talk to lawyers ahead of his murder trial, a court heard.

Biker viciously beats old soldier in road rage attack

Brian Deacon, from East Peckham, was jailed for attacking disabled Harry Harrison

22 May 2013

A motorcyclist repeatedly punched a disabled former soldier and beat him with his own walking stick when he pulled out in front of him.

Man storms dock as pervert admits abusing children

The case was heard at Maidstone Crown Court

21 May 2013

A man had to be dragged away by police officers after angrily storming the dock at Maidstone Crown Court where a pervert admitted child abuse.

Man cleared of £70k jewellery raid

21 May 2013

A Rochester man has been formally cleared of involvement in a burglary in which £70,000 of jewellery was stolen and kidnap.

Gran walks free over biker's road death

Driver Virginia Pereira caused the death of biker Michael Sharp

21 May 2013

A grandmother who admitted causing the death of a biker when she pulled out into his path has been spared an immediate prison sentence.

Teen student loses appeal fight

Sittingbourne student Najibullah Hashimi fled Afghanistan in 2006

20 May 2013

A Sittingbourne teenager has spoken of his heartache at a ruling he must return to his native Afghanistan after he fled fearing he would be killed.

Woman admits false rape claim

Rochester Bridge

20 May 2013

A woman who told police she was raped after having sex with a man by Rochester Bridge has admitted she lied.

Mum-of-seven's knife attack shame

The case was heard at Canterbury Crown Court

20 May 2013

A pregnant mother-of-seven is facing jail for stabbing her boyfriend's young sister with a kitchen knife after a drink and drugs-fuelled night out.

Two due in court over armed robberies at newsagents

The case was heard at Maidstone Crown Court

20 May 2013

Two men arrested and charged in connection with three armed robberies at newsagents in Gravesend and New Ash Green will appear in court on Friday.

County at forefront of battle against killer ash disease

A healthy ash tree in Elham

20 May 2013

Kent is playing a vital role in the fightback against the deadly ash dieback disease.

Rock attacker jailed for four years after vicious assault

Maidstone Crown Court. Picture: John Wardley

20 May 2013

A woman thug has been jailed after repeatedly smashing her victim over the head with a rock.

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