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Families advised to stay indoors during tyre fire

Families advised to stay indoors during tyre fire

Plumes of smoke could be seen drifting across much of north Kent after a massive fire involving 50 tonnes of tyres.

M2 accident leaves one man injured

M2 accident leaves one man injured

An accident on the M2 today has put one man recuperating from spinal surgery back in hospital.

Six rescued from rowing boat by RAF

Six rescued from rowing boat by RAF

Six people had to be winched to safety by and RAF helicopter after their rowing boat ran aground.

Severe delays continue hours after lorry overturns

Severe delays continue hours after lorry overturns

Commuters have been suffering long delays into the evening after a lorry carrying plastic overturned this morning.

Young waiter 'suffered 100 injuries in brutal murder'

Young waiter 'suffered 100 injuries in brutal murder'

A tragic 20-year-old waiter suffered 100 injuries in a senseless attack of brutal violence after a row about noise, a murder trial has heard.

Frail pensioner 'flips' and stabs grandson

Frail pensioner 'flips' and stabs grandson

A grandmother stabbed her grandson when she became stressed at him living with her and her sick husband.

Passenger fury as all Eurostar services cancelled

Passenger fury as all Eurostar services cancelled

All of tonight's Eurostar services have been cancelled and Eurotunnel passengers face huge delays on a day of travel misery.

Builder part-blinded in freak accident 'saved from homelessness'

Builder part-blinded in freak accident 'saved from homelessness'

A builder who spiralled into depression after losing the sight in one eye is one of hundreds saved from homelessness by a unique project.

Man arrested after woman dies from 'carbon monoxide poisoning'

Man arrested after woman dies from 'carbon monoxide poisoning'

A man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after a woman died from what's believed to be carbon monoxide poisoning.

Man charged with murder after stabbing

Man charged with murder after stabbing

A man's due before magistrates later today accused of murdering Gus Allman in February.

Clinic throws lifeline to chemotherapy patient

Clinic throws lifeline to chemotherapy patient

A woman who lost a High Court battle to get her eggs frozen before chemotherapy has been given fresh hope by a private clinic.

Man, 20, charged over town centre stabbing

Man, 20, charged over town centre stabbing

A young man is to appear in court today charged with a town centre stabbing that left a man with serious injuries.

Prison officer charged over 'corrupt payments'

Prison officer charged over 'corrupt payments'

A Kent prison officer is to appear in court with a journalist charged in connection with alleged corrupt payments.

Cathedral choir chief in dock on child sex charge

Cathedral choir chief in dock on child sex charge

A cathedral's former assistant director of music has appeared in court accused of sexual activity with a girl.

Joy as pet chihuahua is found safe

Joy as pet chihuahua is found safe

Blossom, a one-year-old chihuahua, has been returned to her owners four days after going missing.

Woman biker suffers multiple injuries in crash

Woman biker suffers multiple injuries in crash

A woman motorcyclist has been taken to hospital with multiple injuries after a crash between a van.

Armed robbers threaten newsagent's staff in knife raid

Armed robbers threaten newsagent's staff in knife raid

Robbers have fled with cash after threatening staff with a knife at a village newsagent's.

Killer hornets 'heading to Kent'

Killer hornets 'heading to Kent'

A giant hornet - believed to have caused the deaths of six people in France - is heading for the county, it's been claimed.

Family's anguish after man shot dead in Bahamas

Family's anguish after man shot dead in Bahamas

Relatives of a man gunned down when he tried to tackle armed intruders in the Bahamas have spoken of their ordeal.

Farming World WON'T reopen this year despite promise

Farming World WON'T reopen this year despite promise

The owner of family favourite attraction Farming World is refusing to explain why it is not reopening this year as planned.

Gridlock warning as drivers gear up for worst jams in years

Gridlock warning as drivers gear up for worst jams in years

Experts are predicting traffic hell as thousands head off for Easter getaways... sparking the worst congestion in years.

Nightclub plan for children's play centre

Nightclub plan for children's play centre

A children's play centre could be used as a nightclub opening until 4am.

Car bursts into flames on M20

Car bursts into flames on M20

Thick smoke has been billowing into the sky after a car was engulfed in flames on the M20.

Raider targeted flood-hit house

Raider targeted flood-hit house

A prolific burglar is facing prison for raiding a flood-hit house after the occupants were evacuated.

Hollywood star's secret Kent link

Hollywood star's secret Kent link

Actor Daniel Day-Lewis honed his fighting skills at a Kent gym for a role that earned him a Golden Globe nomination, it has emerged.

Owners have 'genuine care' for airport workers

Owners have 'genuine care' for airport workers

A Kent MP spearheading the campaign to save closure-threatened Manston Airport says its owners care for the future of staff after a meeting today.

KFC customer leaps over counter to headbutt worker

KFC customer leaps over counter to headbutt worker

A KFC worker has been left with a cut lip and loose teeth after being headbutted over the counter.

Family's plea as grandad fights for life in hit-and-run

Family's plea as grandad fights for life in hit-and-run

Relatives of an 85-year-old man critically hurt in a hit-and-run are appealing for help in finding the driver who fled.

Ex-boxer property tycoon 'punches like a girl'

Ex-boxer property tycoon 'punches like a girl'

An estate agent attacked by millionaire landlord Fergus Wilson has revealed he "punches like a girl" despite being a hefty former boxer.

Man killed in crash named

Man killed in crash named

A man killed in a motorway crash that also left a woman and two young children seriously hurt has been named.

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