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Distressed children hidden in 'coffin'

The lorry which was used to hide three children and two adults

Three youngsters, aged between two and six, were smuggled into the UK in a secret compartment underneath a flat-bed lorry.

Everything you need to know about Black Friday

Black Friday means finding those all important festive bargains for many shoppers. Picture: GettyImages

It's not too far away now until bargain hunters pound the pavements in one of the biggest shopping events of the year.

Dying teen's UK treatment hopes dashed

Lizzy Adams with her mum Kath

Family of a terminally ill girl are exploring the possibility getting treatment in Mexico in a last ditch attempt to save her life.

Stranger saves life of man who collapsed in park

Louise Wills, left, and Nicola Shooter learn resuscitation at Thames-side Fire Station

A dog walker has been praised for an 'incredible' act after performing CPR on a man for 25 minutes to give him the best chance of survival.

Pedestrian hit by car

Bell Road, Sittingbourne. Picture: Instant Street View

A person has been taken to hospital after an accident in a town centre.

Three-vehicle crash on M2

Motorists are being warned of delays

Traffic is returning to normal following a rush-hour accident that partially blocked a motorway.

Armed police descend on street

Armed police on the scene

Five police cars and around 20 officers descended on a residential street, with firearms teams surrounding a house.

Driver in custody after child injured in 'hit-and-run'

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A driver has been taken into custody after a child was hit by a car which did not stop.


Police probe slip road robbery

Police are investigating. Stock picture

Officers are investigating after an elderly couple were stopped by a car with blue flashing lights on a motorway before being robbed.


Tortoises saved after heat lamp fire

Firefighters say a smoke alarm was crucial in saving three tortoises after a heat lamp caught fire

Get set to be blasted by Brian

Storm Brian is set to lash Kent with strong winds. Picture: WX Charts

A full-blown storm is heading our way this weekend... and it's called Brian!


Police called to clowns sighting near school

Boys in clown masks were seen near Thamesview School

Officers were called to a school after three boys wearing clown masks were seen hitting a fence nearby.

Kent's newest millionaire splashes out... on McDonald's

Charley Horton and girlfriend Emma Fisher of Ashford who broke the Friday 13th curse by winning £1 Million on the National Lottery.

A lucky railway worker who won big on the Euromillions spent his first day as a millionaire getting a haircut and heading to work.


New council leader

New leader Keith Morris. Picture courtesy of Dover District Council

The new political head of Dover District Council was elected last night.


VIDEO: Ghostly goings on at village pub

A saloon door apparently swings by itself at the Tyler's Kiln in Canterbury

Shadows passing doors, glasses flying off shelves and lights turning on have sparked fears a village pub is haunted - and now there's 'proof'.


Residents fear development ‘will ruin’ village way of life

The site Greenlight Developments want to build on is at the back of St Nicholas Church, Sholden, and behind Vicarage Lane (pictured right).

"Build on this and the village will be lost forever" say village residents after plans to build 48 homes and a nursing home were revealed.


Dribbling drunk head-butts police officer

Travis Horsford

A dribbling drunk smacked a woman in the face inside a pub before head-butting a police officer while trying to flee the scene.


Police probe distraction burglary

The elderly woman reported cash and jewellery stolen. Stock image: Thinkstock

Police have appealed for information to track down distraction burglars who targeted a pensioner by pretending to search for a football in her garden

Rogue roofer jailed after tax scam

Cakebread was jailed for 20 months.

A rogue roofer who stole £88,000 through VAT fraud and evaded £14,000 in income tax has been jailed following and HMRC probe.


Neglected dog saved from streets

The dog which was found in Milton Regis High Street

A pooch which was found in a bad state has been taken off the streets.

Baby-faced thug called disabled woman 'flea ridden'

Jonathan Rolfe - Google

A baby-faced thug called a woman in a wheelchair ‘flea ridden’ in a tirade of abuse, then threatened to bottle her if she called the police.


Couple offer holiday home to Grenfell victims

Ian and Annabel Lichfield outside their holiday rental

A couple horrified by the Grenfell Tower fire are offering victims of the inferno a free stay in their Kent holiday home.


Search for man who fell from bridge ends

The coastguard helicopter. Picture: @markhamilton76.

Police say they have stopped looking for a man who plunged 100ft from a bridge into a river, until new information comes to light.


Town hit by thefts

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People living in a Kent town have been hit by a spate of overnights thefts this week.


Huge cash boost for problem junction

Traffic on the A2500 Lower Road, Sheppey, from Cowstead Corner to it junction with Barton Hill Drive

A notoriously busy road is to be revamped, thanks to a grant from the Department for Transport.


Do you recognise this man?

Do you recognise this man? Picture, Kent Police.

Do you recognise this man? Police would like to talk to him as they think he may be able to help them with an investigation.

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