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From TheJournal.ie Britain and France to step up English Channel patrols after spike in migrant crossings Immigration This post contains videos

Britain and France to step up English Channel patrols after spike in migrant crossings

Both countries are to increase surveillance patrols and target trafficking gangs.

From TheJournal.ie Man and woman jailed in UK after toddler severely mauled by dog Kent

Man and woman jailed in UK after toddler severely mauled by dog

The 18-month-old girl was left with serious injuries to her scalp.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after 14 people injured in 25-car collision in England Dartford

Man arrested after 14 people injured in 25-car collision in England

The incident happened at Hythe Street, Dartford this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Man (21) charged with attempted murder after car rams into Kent nightclub Gravesend

Man (21) charged with attempted murder after car rams into Kent nightclub

The car hit at least 13 people who were on the dancefloor, police said.

From TheJournal.ie Pilot jailed for dropping £2.5m-worth of cocaine into a field in Kent Drop Off Point

Pilot jailed for dropping £2.5m-worth of cocaine into a field in Kent

The Belgian pilot admitted to the offence at the Old Bailey today, and was sentenced to 14 years.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation under way after man in his 50s dies at English sex festival Flamefest

Investigation under way after man in his 50s dies at English sex festival

Kent Police said they were working to establish the cause of the man’s death.

From TheJournal.ie UK judge sacked for 'abusive' comments on news articles about his cases Anonymous

UK judge sacked for 'abusive' comments on news articles about his cases

Under a pseudonym, the judge called commenters “donkeys” and “trolls”.

From TheJournal.ie Seattle Sikh man told 'go back to your own country' before being shot Hate Crime

Seattle Sikh man told 'go back to your own country' before being shot

Recently, South Asians have been on edge after a deadly shooting in a suburban Kansas City bar that the FBI is investigating as a hate crime.

From TheJournal.ie Body of baby found in English park Sheerness

Body of baby found in English park

The remains were found today in the town of Sheerness.

From TheJournal.ie Police find three bodies near Cliffs of Dover Kent

Police find three bodies near Cliffs of Dover

The bodies of a man and a woman were discovered during the search for a missing man, also found dead.

From TheJournal.ie 60 inmates take over part of jail in Kent Fires

60 inmates take over part of jail in Kent

A number of fires are said to have been lit.

From TheJournal.ie Man injured after footbridge collapse over UK motorway Kent

Man injured after footbridge collapse over UK motorway

Police said it is believed a lorry collided with the pedestrian bridge.

From TheJournal.ie Five young men die in seaside tragedy in England Camber Sands

Five young men die in seaside tragedy in England

Police believe the men were all in their late teens and early 20s and had gone to the beach together.

From TheJournal.ie MP warns people to not light bonfires with petrol after he suffers 30% burns in accident Don't Be Like Me

MP warns people to not light bonfires with petrol after he suffers 30% burns in accident

Gordon Henderson said he could have died in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Extensive search underway for lynx which broke loose from Devon Zoo Appeal

Extensive search underway for lynx which broke loose from Devon Zoo

Flaviu managed to escape by chewing through a board in the wall of his new home.

From TheJournal.ie Sinkholes appear beneath train track in England as seawall begins to collapse Severe Damage

Sinkholes appear beneath train track in England as seawall begins to collapse

Bad weather and high tides caused the damage.

From TheJournal.ie Body found in search for man who went missing during triathlon swim Kent

Body found in search for man who went missing during triathlon swim

Paul Gallihawk was competing in his first triathlon.

From TheJournal.ie "Overexcited" man told to "put his jeans on" and leave World Naked Bike Ride Shafted

"Overexcited" man told to "put his jeans on" and leave World Naked Bike Ride

The man was told to “calm down” by police officers.

From TheJournal.ie Missing British teen believed to be in company of 51-year-old man Kaylie Hatton

Missing British teen believed to be in company of 51-year-old man

The teen climbed out of a window at her grandmother’s home more than a week ago.

From TheJournal.ie Pregnant woman airlifted to hospital after being spotted standing on upturned boat Rescue

Pregnant woman airlifted to hospital after being spotted standing on upturned boat

A member of the public called 999 after seeing two people perched on the craft, far out to sea.

From TheJournal.ie Irish rugby coach Mick Finnegan missing in UK found safe Find Mick Finn

Irish rugby coach Mick Finnegan missing in UK found safe

Police in England had been searching for the rugby coach since Thursday.

Enormous nightmare crab 'spotted' off the shore of UK seaside town

An image of what appears to be a huge crustacean was spotted off Whitstable.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about cancelled penalty points, a closed prison unit and another IS hostage beheading.

From TheJournal.ie Elderly woman in Kent fights off mugger by punching him in the mouth Tough Granny

Elderly woman in Kent fights off mugger by punching him in the mouth

The woman was walking her dog early this morning when the man grabbed her.

From TheJournal.ie Man gets 3 months in jail after being caught cigarette smuggling at Dublin Airport yesterday Caught

Man gets 3 months in jail after being caught cigarette smuggling at Dublin Airport yesterday

The 30-year-old appeared in court today after more than 16,000 cigarettes were found in his luggage.

From TheJournal.ie UK police investigating Irish links of escaped 'Skull Cracker' Dangerous Criminal

UK police investigating Irish links of escaped 'Skull Cracker'

Michael Wheatley — who earned his nickname following a series of violent attacks — escaped from an open prison at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Funeral of Peaches Geldof to take place later today Kent

Funeral of Peaches Geldof to take place later today

The private ceremony will be held a church in Kent.

From TheJournal.ie Body of Peaches Geldof released to family for funeral RIP

Body of Peaches Geldof released to family for funeral

The 25-year-old died suddenly at home on Monday.

Peaches Geldof post-mortem results 'inconclusive' RIP

Peaches Geldof post-mortem results 'inconclusive'

Police are now waiting on the results of toxicology tests.

From TheJournal.ie Post-mortem on Peaches Geldof to be carried out today RIP

Post-mortem on Peaches Geldof to be carried out today

The 25-year-old daughter of Bob Geldof died unexpectedly two days ago.

From TheJournal.ie Post-mortem on Peaches Geldof to be carried out 'within days' RIP

Post-mortem on Peaches Geldof to be carried out 'within days'

The 25-year-old was found dead at her home in Kent yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman among four killed by storm in the UK Stormwatch

Irishman among four killed by storm in the UK

Donal Drohan, originally from Waterford, died when a tree fell on his car in Watford at about 6.50am. Three others were killed in the UK and four more elsewhere in northern Europe.

From TheJournal.ie Eight seriously injured in 100 vehicle UK motorway pile-up Roads This post contains images

Eight seriously injured in 100 vehicle UK motorway pile-up

The incident at Sheppey crossing in Kent is happened this morning when poor visibility conditions hampered motorists.

From TheJournal.ie Divers begin three-week operation to raise WWII German aircraft bomber English Channel

Divers begin three-week operation to raise WWII German aircraft bomber

The bomber is the only one of its kind left after World War II, and was shot down in the English Channel during the Battle of Britain in 1940.

From TheJournal.ie British wildlife parks being targeted by rhino poachers Poaching

British wildlife parks being targeted by rhino poachers

An anonymous tip-off has led to increased police patrols.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested for posting photo of burning poppy on Facebook Poppycock

Man arrested for posting photo of burning poppy on Facebook

The 19-year-old is due to be questioned by police in England today about the photograph of the burning poppy, which was reportedly accompanied by an offensive comment.

From TheJournal.ie Five years for schoolboy who used sophisticated prosthetic disguises in raids Crime

Five years for schoolboy who used sophisticated prosthetic disguises in raids

The sentence was handed down by an English court yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Appeal for missing Gerard Reynolds Missing Person

Appeal for missing Gerard Reynolds

Reynolds, originally from Kent, has been visiting Ireland in recent days and was last seen on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: storms topple trees and trucks in Britain Storms This post contains images

In pictures: storms topple trees and trucks in Britain

High winds have resulted in road closures and serious damage to cars and buildings in England and Scotland today.

From TheJournal.ie English police baffled by mystery man Kent

English police baffled by mystery man

The man says he woke up on a beach in Kent, England – and can’t remember anything about who he is.

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