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Bomb squad called after chemicals found

Bomb disposal experts have been called to a residential street where a man was arrested following the discovery of 'suspicious items'.

Man charged with assaulting and spitting at officers

A man has been charged with assaulting and spitting at police officers after a disturbance outside his home.

Murder suspect threatened to 'burn out' another man: Court

A vagrant alleged to have set another rough sleeper alight using lighter fluid threatened to "burn out" another man, a murder trial heard.

Man arrested after suspicious property found at flat

A 55-year-old man is in custody after firefighters dealing with a chip pan blaze discovered suspicious computers and mobile phones in a flat.

Homeless man 'doused in lighter fluid and set on fire'

A homeless man was deliberately set on fire and murdered as he slept in a multi-storey car park, a court's heard.

First World War medals stolen

Police are appealing for information after First World War medals were stolen from a house.

Trains halted after bridge strike

Services are unable to run on part of a popular Kent tourist attraction after a lorry hit a bridge.

Hospital standards fight reaches milestone

More than 41,000 people have backed calls by the daughter of a war veteran for a debate in parliament on the quality of palliative care.

Concerns for missing teenager

Police are appealing for help to trace a 15-year-old girl who has not been seen for more than seven hours.

Former public schoolboy raped two women

A former public schoolboy who raped two young women he'd never met before within days of each other is facing jail.

Pedestrian hit and killed by car named

A pedestrian who was killed when a 4x4 hit a group of walkers has been named.

Man charged as police investigate dead squirrel scam

A man has been charged following a police investigation into a scam involving a dead squirrel.

Two new stores for town's shopping centre

One of Kent’s biggest shopping centres has welcomed a world renowned candle maker while a huge British retailer is also set to open later this year.

Fuel thief jailed following high speed police chase

A fuel thief who led police on a high speed chase and crashed into other cars as he tried to evade arrest has been jailed.

Two pedestrians die in crash

Two people have died after a car hit a group of walkers.

'Terrible waste' as ex-university student jailed for drug dealing

A former straight As grammar school student is behind bars after admitting turning to a life as a drug dealer.

Alleged rapist's internet searches revealed

A teenager accused of a series of rapes made internet searches for videos of women being forced against their will, a court heard.

20-year-old charged with drugs offences

A 20-year-old has been charged with possessing heroin and crack cocaine with intent to supply after police executed a search warrant.

Reggae festival music 'too loud'

Residents have complained about the volume of music from a festival celebrating its 10th anniversary.

Teenager charged with murder

A 19-year-old has appeared in court charged with the murder of a teenager in April.

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