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'It's no wonder they come here'

'It's no wonder they come here'

07 August 2020

We spent the day on the frontline of the migrant crisis and learned why desperate people are fleeing Calais across the world's busiest shipping lane.

'Reckless divers risk being paralysed instantly'

'Reckless divers risk being paralysed instantly'

07 August 2020

A group of thrillseekers have been spotted diving into the sea - running the risk of landing on large unseen rocks.

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Navy could be called after highest number of Channel crossings

Navy could be called after highest number of Channel crossings

07 August 2020

Pictures of a migrant children on the coast have emerged as the home secretary suggests the Navy may be brought in to help with the crisis.

Farage criticised over 'invasion' tweet

Farage criticised over 'invasion' tweet

06 August 2020

The leader of the Brexit Party has been slammed for comparing asylum seekers arriving in Kent after a dangerous Channel crossing to an invasion.

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Man arrested while filming migrants

Man arrested while filming migrants

06 August 2020

A man has been arrested while filming apparent asylum seekers at Dover.

Disney cruise ship returning to Kent for second stay

Disney cruise ship returning to Kent for second stay

06 August 2020

An 11-deck entertainment liner is making a quick return to Kent following a trip to France to change crew.

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Knifeman jailed for attempted mugging

Knifeman jailed for attempted mugging

06 August 2020

A man who put a knife up to a stranger's neck during an attempted robbery has been locked up.

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'Crowdbuster' trains on standby as beaches set to pack-out

'Crowdbuster' trains on standby as beaches set to pack-out

06 August 2020

Southeastern is preparing for huge numbers of people heading to the coast as a heatwave hits Kent.

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The quickest and slowest places to sell your home

The quickest and slowest places to sell your home

06 August 2020

Depending on where you live in Kent it can take anywhere between six weeks to more than a year to sell your home.

DFDS to make 79 redundancies at Dover

DFDS to make 79 redundancies at Dover

05 August 2020

A ferry company operating from a Kent port is the latest in the travel industry to announce job cuts.

All set to steam into summer

All set to steam into summer

05 August 2020

Head into summer in style with a trip on a steam train. Here's our guide to where you can get on board:

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A wartime weekend with the kids

A wartime weekend with the kids

05 August 2020

Kids can meet characters from the Second World War and join a new explorer quest at weekends at a castle this summer.

Mystery continues over customs lorry park

Mystery continues over customs lorry park

05 August 2020

The government remains tight lipped about where its post-Brexit customs clearance site will be in Whitfield

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Covid delays new homes in village expansion

Covid delays new homes in village expansion

05 August 2020

A housing developer has asked for more flexibility to pay for infrastructure where Covid-19 has delayed house building

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Calls for government to intervene at Covid-hit hospitals trust

Calls for government to intervene at Covid-hit hospitals trust

04 August 2020

Hospital bosses have been accused of 'gross mismanagement' over the handling of Covid-19 - leading to calls for the government to intervene.

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Disney cruise ship leaves Kent after almost three months

Disney cruise ship leaves Kent after almost three months

04 August 2020

A cruise liner which has drawn Disney fans to a Kent port in recent weeks has finally left and is now en-route to France.

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'No plans' yet for Dame Vera statue

'No plans' yet for Dame Vera statue

04 August 2020

Dame Vera Lynn immortalised Dover with her famous White Cliffs wartime song but there are no plans for the town to memorialise her with a statue

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Migrants caught crossing channel on live TV

Migrants caught crossing channel on live TV

04 August 2020

Several boats attempting to reach Kent have been intercepted in the Channel - including one filmed live on Good Morning Britain.

Heatwave to hit Kent with highs of 37C

Heatwave to hit Kent with highs of 37C

03 August 2020

Get ready for more sun! Temperatures are set to soar once more, with forecastors predicting figures well above 30C.

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Operation Brock set to return in December

Operation Brock set to return in December

03 August 2020

Drivers are set to face a dreaded contraflow on the M20 again as bosses aim to minimise disruption once the Brexit transition period ends.

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