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Soldier killed on Belgian battlefield remembered

Picture: Imperial War Museum

A soldier killed in action during the First World War is to be remembered on a Kentish Ragstone Memorial.

Lorry alight on M25

Kent Fire and Rescue Service. Stock image

Fire crews tackled the blaze on the approach to the Dartford Crossing

Long delays after M25 lorry fire

The cab of the lorry on fire on the M25 near Swanley. Picture: @brocky74

Commuters have been suffering heavy congestion after an HGV burst into flames on the M25 in Kent this morning.

Audio: Chilling lies of calm shotgun killer

Kevin McKinley was fatally shot in Merryweather Close in February

A 999 recording of a cool-headed killer moments after shooting dead a father in the street has been released after she was locked up.

Woman jailed for eight years over man's shotgun killing

Michaela Sargeant has been jailed for eight years for killing Kevin McKinley in Dartford

A young woman who killed a father-of-three in the street by blasting him with a shotgun has today been locked up for eight years.

Teens crash out-of-control stolen milk float into cars

Efit of teenager police want to question

This is the fresh-faced girl police want to quiz after two teenagers stole a milk float, lost control and then careered into several parked cars.

Fire sweeps grassland

There were three outdoor fires in east Kent yesterday. File picture

Firefighters were called out to a fire on the heath

Fire crews battle heath blazes

Fire crews were sent to the scene. Stock image

Police are investigating after 30 firefighters tackled a series of blazes on heathland last night.

Firefighters issue warning after rubbish fire

Firefighters are reminding residents to dispose of rubbish carefully after a fire in Swanscombe.

Family helps uncle start a new chapter in his life

Shaun Mark Stone, Kass Alldred, Amy Alldred and author Bob Clarke, with an anchor dragged from the River Thames near Gravesend in 1972

Writing a book recalling tales of life on and below the ocean waves turned into a family affair.

Missing boy found... at home

The police helicopter was used in the search. Stock picture: Kent Police

Just as the police search helicopter took to the sky, the youngster was found.

Jury out in street shooting case

Dartford shooting victim Kevin McKinley

The jury is considering its verdict after a father of three was allegedly gunned down in a Dartford street.

Wasps in a bin bag

A mum says the new NHS emergency phone number is not good enough after her hand ballooned in size when she was attacked by wasps.

Bean robbers hunted after tying up victim

This is one of the men police are hunting after a grandfather was threatened at knifepoint and had his hands tied behind his back by robbers.

Murder case suspect 'feared for his children's lives': Court

Kevin McKinley was fatally shot in Merryweather Close in February

A man accused of helping a murder suspect claimed in court he brought a gun into his house after people threatened to decapitate his children.

Mum has no memory of pulling trigger in fatal shooting: Court

Kevin Mckinley, who was shot dead in Dartford

A mother accused of murdering a man by shooting him outside her home told a court how she has no recollection of pulling the trigger.

Woman charged after 'nose biting' at Butlin's

Butlin's at Bognor

A Dartford woman's due in court after allegedly biting off another woman's nose during a performance of Jack and the Beanstalk at Butlin's.

Appeal after car windows smashed

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Officers are investigating four separate reports of damage to parked cars and are looking for a group of 10 teenagers armed with golf clubs.

Home of murder trial witness petrol-bombed

Damage to a house in Howard Road, Dartford, after a fire

The home of a key witness in a fatal shooting case has been petrol-bombed with his three children inside, it's been revealed.

Man arrested after assault in family restaurant

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A 23-year-old is in custody after a man is believed to have run into a family pub dripping in blood following an attack.

Murder suspect's boyfriend 'lied to protect her': Court

Kevin McKinley was fatally shot in Merryweather Close in February

A man accused alongside a murder suspect repeatedly changed his story to police to protect her, a court heard.

Dishwasher blaze

Fire crews from Dartford were called out last night after a dishwasher went up in flames.

Go-ahead for technical college

How the new Leigh UTC could look

Plans for a multi-million pound technical college for up to 600 students in north Kent has been been approved.

Suspect weeps in dock as 'murder' weapon is fired

Kevin Mckinley, who was shot dead in Dartford

A defendant in a murder case broke down and shook in the dock as she watched footage of the weapon being fired.

Police appeal after stolen car and drugs ring

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Police are asking people to keep an eagle eye out for suspicious activity involving the storage and breaking down of cars...

House damaged in petrol bombing

Damage to a house in Howard Road, Dartford, after a fire

Forensic officers have been examining a house badly damaged in a petrol bomb attack early today.

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