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Missing pensioner found

John Roper was last seen in Margate

A pensioner who went missing this morning has now been found.

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Border force plan 'like Dad's Army'

Captain Mainwaring, Sgt Wilson, Corporal Jones and Private Godfrey in Dad's Army

Plans to recruit border force volunteers at small air and sea ports have been likened to "Dad's Army" by a Kent MP.

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Dog suddenly dies after eating mysterious substance

Google - Cooper Street Drove

A warning has gone out to dog owners after a canine died a sudden and “horrible” death after eating what is believed to be poison.

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Father and son go on the run

Father and son fugitives Bob and Alex Ayling on reality TV programme Hunted. Picture courtesy of Channel 4

A father and his son went on the run for 25 days as part of the paranoia-inducing Channel 4 reality TV programme Hunted

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Giant transformer to be moved through Kent

An electricity transformer being moved along the M20 in 2013

The National Grid hopes to keep disruption to a minimum as it transports a 318 tonne piece of equipment through the county.

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Arrest after serious stabbing

Oswald Road, Dover. Picture: Instant Street View

A man is in custody following a Christmas Day stabbing which left a man with serious injuries in hospital.

Fraudster’s £10k iPhone haul in sophisticated scam

Mobile phone conman Olu Oyewole

A mobile phone conman engineered a sophisticated scam and when his accomplice was arrested, he snatched incriminating documents from the officer.

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Night nurse pulled out vital equipment from disabled child

Lesley Hooper removed vital equipment from a severely disabled child. Stock image

A nurse removed vital oxygen monitoring devices from a severely disabled child, putting the youngster's life in danger.

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1,000 hit by powercut

UK Power Networks

More than 1,000 homes were without power after an underground electricity cable faulted.

Man stabbed in town centre

Oswald Road, Dover. Picture: Instant Street View

Police are investigating reports a man was stabbed in a street and left lying in a pool of blood.

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Shadow over MP's family Christmas

MP Charlie Elphicke

A Kent MP is under a cloud during the festive season as he still doesn't know why he is suspended by his party.

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Our first Christmas without Kelly

Kelly Turner with mum and dad Martin and Linda last year

A couple who battled for treatment for their teenage daughter are coming to terms with their first Christmas without her.

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Enjoy yourselves but stay alert

Police would particularly like to speak to anyone riding in a small red car who may have seen the accident

Police have given advice to keep thieves away during the festive holiday.

Gay priest and male model go separate ways

 Philip Clements and Florin Marin in happier times

A gay vicar has separated from his male model husband, who is more than 50 years younger than him, after just months married.

Firm closes after a century's trading

A.T. Blackman in Dover, closing today

One of a Kent town's oldest businesses, set up just after the First World War, shuts down today.

Historic structure given special protection

An acoustic mirror in Fan Bay, Dover. Picture: Historic England

A hidden treasure of the war effort in Kent has been added to a national list of the country's most important monuments.

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Jobs lost as firm goes into administration

Burgess provides ship maintenance, repair, new-build construction and refit services. Credit: Ron Wain/Deep South Media

More than 100 jobs have been lost after a Kent-based marine engineering services business went into administration.

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Jail for groom with fake passport

Tejinder Singh

A husband-to-be who claimed he wanted to return to India to marry will have to postpone the ceremony after being jailed for using a fake passport.

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Kent MP abstained from Brexit vote

Dover MP Charlie Elphicke

A Tory politician took a defiant stance in a key parliamentary vote "to ensure that executive power is not abused".

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Owner used pitbull as weapon in 'unforgivable' attack

Michael Hook

A man has been locked up after using his pitbull as a weapon to attack a theft victim, leaving her with permanent scarring.

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Cinema announces opening date

The St James development in Dover

The opening date of a new Cineworld six screen cinema has been announced.

Burglars barge into home and attack man

Police are hunting two burglars who barged their way into a man's home, attacked and threatened him and forced him to hand over cash.

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Delays after two crashes

The collision involved a number of cars. Picture: Richard Esdale

All lanes are now open after a multi-vehicle pile-up earlier today.

Off-duty firefighters save home

Paul Dennis and son Steven

A dad has praised two men who sprang into action to help save a house from going up in flames.

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Cross Channel ferry runs aground

A P&O ferry bound for Dover has run aground in bad weather near the Port of Calais. Pic: Dean Carguillo

A ferry heading to Kent has run aground as it tried to leave the Port of Calais in bad weather.

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'Save buses with people power'

Dover district buses - fight to stop journey cuts

Residents have been called on to rally to stop bus journey cut plans.

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