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British astronaut speaks to pupils live from space

Students across Kent asked astronaut Tim Peake questions about his time and work aboard the International Space Station during a live link up.

Fire at electricity substation

A caravan park was left without power after an electricity substation caught alight.

Kent schools ready for out-of-this-world experience

Pupils across the county are counting down the moments until their direct radio contact with astronaut Tim Peake blasts off later today.

Turner to be on £20 note

The Bank of England governor has visited Kent to reveal the next face on a £20 note - and he has connections to the county.

Video: Man caught on camera punching dog

A shocking video of a man punching a cowering dog and then waving to an onlooker has been released - in a bid to catch the culprit.

Baking celebrity's first book hits shelves

Great British Bake Off finalist Chetna Makan launches book full of Indian recipes inspired by her childhood.

Bull: Every place is up for grabs

Nikki Bull may have limited options but intends taking his time over naming his final 11 to face Hemel Hempstead.

Beach visitors help save windsurfer

Lifeboat crews have praised vigilant beachgoers who kept watch over a struggling windsurfer until his rescue.

Rapist tied victim up and held her prisoner

A vile rapist who subjected a woman to a horrendous attack before tying her up and pushing a sock in her mouth has been locked up for nine years.

Robber stole £10k in 'terrifying' shop raid

A dangerous robber who interrogated a shop worker before stealing £10,000 from the safe has been locked up for a total of 16 years.

Family pays tribute to 'beautiful' girl

A grieving family has paid tribute to a Kent woman who died suddenly aged 23 in Australia, as an appeal is launched to help pay for funeral costs.

Another Thanet GP surgery could close

More than 3,800 patients have been told they might need to find alternative arrangements for their healthcare as another GP surgery faces closure.

Ever had a spaghetti craving you just can't shake?

We've had a look at five similarities between Milan and Margate as new ad campaign featuring a train route between the two is launched.

RNLI alter boathouse plan after objections

Plans for a new RNLI lifeboat and boathouse station have been resubmitted to councillors after public opposition.

Drug farm couple share final kiss before jail

A couple convicted of drugs offences kissed each other goodbye in the dock before being taken away.

Graffiti repeated at clean-up area

Steps on a Kent seafront which were in the process of being painted have been targeted by vandals three nights in a row.

Cake and Tracey Emin at Turner celebrations

In pictures: Artists, celebrities and visitors gathered at Turner Contemporary to celebrate the gallery’s fifth birthday.

Emporium owners’ relief at end of council dispute

A year-long row between Thanet District Council and the owners of the Petticoat Lane Emporium in Ramsgate is finally over.

Missing 16-year-old girl found safe

A 16-year-old girl, whose disappearance sparked a massive search involving Kent Search and Rescue and the police helicopter, has been found safe.

Three brothers deny woman's murder

Three brothers will stand trial accused of murdering a woman who died several weeks after she was allegedly attacked.

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