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Boris puts brakes on as 'R rate' creeps above 1

31 July 2020
Boris puts brakes on as 'R rate' creeps above 1

The 'R rate' for Kent has crept above 1 for the first time since lockdown was eased, as Boris Johnson announces he's putting the brakes on.

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MP leaves disgraced husband

30 July 2020
MP leaves disgraced husband

The wife of disgraced former Kent MP Charlie Elphicke has left him following his conviction for sexual assault.

Jury out in sexual assault trial of former MP

28 July 2020
Jury out in sexual assault trial of former MP

The jury has retired in the sexual assault trial of former Kent MP Charlie Elphicke.

Guess the emoji-based Kent location

17 July 2020
Guess the emoji-based Kent location

It's World Emoji Day, so why not take part in our infuriating guess the Kent location quiz?

Guess the emoji-based Kent location: Answers

17 July 2020
Guess the emoji-based Kent location: Answers

It's World Emoji Day, so we put together a guess the Kent location quiz. Here are the answers.

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Woman dies after falling from bridge on major road

16 July 2020
Woman dies after falling from bridge on major road

A woman died after falling from a bridge on a major route, with a car fire found at the scene.

Reality star avoids jail after stolen BMW police chase crash

11 July 2020
Reality star avoids jail after stolen BMW police chase crash

A reality star with two dangerous driving convictions has avoided jail after ramming a police car with a stolen BMW.

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Ice cream van seized and driver arrested

09 July 2020
Ice cream van seized and driver arrested

An ice cream man is in custody after his van was pulled over and seized and he failed a drugs test.

Man taken to hospital after beach rescue

08 July 2020
Man taken to hospital after beach rescue

A man has been taken to hospital after a large-scale rescue operation at a beach.

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Distressed person near train line sees power turned off

07 July 2020
Distressed person near train line sees power turned off

Power was shut off to train tracks as emergency services dealt with a distressed person.

Why have Covid-19 cases jumped by 2,000 in a day?

03 July 2020
Why have Covid-19 cases jumped by 2,000 in a day?

Cases of coronavirus in Kent have jumped by 2,000 in a day - a rise of almost a third - here's why.

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Inside £14m pill lab bust as part of Britain's biggest crime sting

02 July 2020
Inside £14m pill lab bust as part of Britain's biggest crime sting

A drugs lab has been brought down and 28 million pills seized after a 'WhatsApp for criminals' was infiltrated in Britain's biggest ever crime bust.

Crucial 'R' infection rate revealed

01 July 2020
Crucial 'R' infection rate revealed

The crucial 'R number' infection rate for Kent has been revealed.

Two arrests as armed police storm house

27 June 2020
Two arrests as armed police storm house

Two men have been arrested after armed police entered a property following reports someone had been seen with a weapon.

Cannabis grown next to Eurostar track

24 June 2020
Cannabis grown next to Eurostar track

Security guards patrolling Network Rail property next to the county's Eurostar track stumbled upon a cannabis grow.

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Dad-of-five killed in park named

22 June 2020
Dad-of-five killed in park named

The victim at the centre of a murder investigation has been named as a 41-year-old father-of-five.

Murder arrest after attack in park

21 June 2020
Murder arrest after attack in park

A suspect is being questioned by murder detectives after a man was attacked in a park.

Every vineyard in Kent and why lockdown hasn't been all doom and gloom

20 June 2020
Every vineyard in Kent and why lockdown hasn't been all doom and gloom

It's English Wine Week so we've made a map of every vineyard in Kent and have spoken to one of the county's oenophiles about how business has been.

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20 years on from Dover Docks atrocity

18 June 2020
20 years on from Dover Docks atrocity

Two decades ago the bodies of 58 Chinese would-be migrants were found in a lorry-load of tomatoes in Kent – this is their tragic story.

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A life promised but not delivered

18 June 2020
A life promised but not delivered

A human trafficking expert has said people risk everything to reach the UK every day only to start a life very different to what they are promised.

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