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Police officer pleads guilty to kidnap and rape of Sarah Everard
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Police officer pleads guilty to kidnap and rape of Sarah Everard

Jun 8th 2021, 10:21 AM 37,830 Views 0 Comments

Wayne Couzens accepted responsibility for the killing of Ms Everard but was not asked to enter a plea to a charge of murder.

Man arrested as stranded lorry drivers clash with police in England
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Man arrested as stranded lorry drivers clash with police in England

Dec 23rd 2020, 2:58 PM 33,592 Views 39 Comments

The British Retail Consortium has warned of possible food shortages until the backlog of more than 5,000 lorries is cleared.

UK police investigate after activists change Kent road signs to welcome visitors to the 'Toilet of England'
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UK police investigate after activists change Kent road signs to welcome visitors to the 'Toilet of England'

Nov 28th 2020, 11:30 AM 39,772 Views 22 Comments

A number of signs across the English county were changed by campaigners.

Migrants arriving wet and freezing after crossing English Channel are processed at 'rubble-strewn building site'
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Migrants arriving wet and freezing after crossing English Channel are processed at 'rubble-strewn building site'

Oct 23rd 2020, 7:24 AM 24,576 Views 11 Comments

Charities said the findings were “extremely disturbing” and show the “brutal reality of how refugee children are treated in Priti Patel’s Britain”.

Thousands call for huge new Brexit 'lorry park' in Kent to be named after Nigel Farage
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Thousands call for huge new Brexit 'lorry park' in Kent to be named after Nigel Farage

Oct 16th 2020, 10:57 AM 46,569 Views 25 Comments

Up to 1,700 lorries will be able to park at the new facility, which is under construction next to the M20 in Ashford.

'England til I die': Nine arrested as police clash with anti-migrant protesters in Dover
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'England til I die': Nine arrested as police clash with anti-migrant protesters in Dover

Updated Sep 5th 2020, 5:41 PM 51,185 Views 73 Comments

Demonstrators who welcome migrants also rallied in the town.

English pub still to re-open for business today despite car crashing through it in the early hours
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English pub still to re-open for business today despite car crashing through it in the early hours

Jul 4th 2020, 4:43 PM 41,358 Views 18 Comments

The pub landlord said the hard work to get ready to re-open had been undone by the incident.

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

Dec 31st 2018, 1:18 PM 9,474 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Oct 11th 2018, 10:00 AM 32,644 Views 64 Comments

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

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

May 29th 2018, 10:42 PM 26,942 Views 22 Comments

The incident happened at Hythe Street, Dartford this evening.

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

Mar 19th 2018, 1:41 PM 11,267 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Nov 28th 2017, 9:32 PM 20,289 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Aug 22nd 2017, 5:11 PM 72,191 Views 60 Comments

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

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

Apr 12th 2017, 9:03 PM 16,771 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Mar 5th 2017, 12:15 PM 15,293 Views 26 Comments

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.

Body of baby found in English park
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Body of baby found in English park

Mar 4th 2017, 6:40 PM 21,641 Views 8 Comments

The remains were found today in the town of Sheerness.

Police find three bodies near Cliffs of Dover
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Police find three bodies near Cliffs of Dover

Jan 1st 2017, 5:03 PM 31,566 Views 8 Comments

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

60 inmates take over part of jail in Kent
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60 inmates take over part of jail in Kent

Dec 22nd 2016, 9:11 PM 9,034 Views 8 Comments

A number of fires are said to have been lit.

Man injured after footbridge collapse over UK motorway
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Man injured after footbridge collapse over UK motorway

Aug 27th 2016, 2:24 PM 22,508 Views 17 Comments

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

Five young men die in seaside tragedy in England
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Five young men die in seaside tragedy in England

Aug 25th 2016, 12:45 PM 49,826 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Aug 8th 2016, 7:45 PM 22,307 Views 36 Comments

Gordon Henderson said he could have died in the incident.

Extensive search underway for lynx which broke loose from Devon Zoo
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Extensive search underway for lynx which broke loose from Devon Zoo

Jul 7th 2016, 9:57 PM 20,033 Views 43 Comments

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

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

Dec 30th 2015, 7:01 PM 19,433 Views 15 Comments

Bad weather and high tides caused the damage.

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

Aug 31st 2015, 3:15 PM 27,678 Views 6 Comments

Paul Gallihawk was competing in his first triathlon.

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

Jun 1st 2015, 5:49 PM 54,921 Views 76 Comments

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

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

May 25th 2015, 9:04 PM 37,363 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Apr 7th 2015, 1:24 PM 21,278 Views 18 Comments

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

Irish rugby coach Mick Finnegan missing in UK found safe
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Irish rugby coach Mick Finnegan missing in UK found safe

Nov 29th 2014, 9:10 PM 87,283 Views 30 Comments

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

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

Oct 14th 2014, 1:00 PM 28,336 Views 30 Comments

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Sep 14th 2014, 7:53 PM 19,874 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Sep 14th 2014, 6:20 PM 13,054 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Aug 21st 2014, 6:46 PM 17,266 Views 49 Comments

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

UK police investigating Irish links of escaped 'Skull Cracker'
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UK police investigating Irish links of escaped 'Skull Cracker'

May 7th 2014, 9:01 AM 13,268 Views 14 Comments

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

Funeral of Peaches Geldof to take place later today
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Funeral of Peaches Geldof to take place later today

Apr 21st 2014, 8:48 AM 22,101 Views 18 Comments

The private ceremony will be held a church in Kent.

Body of Peaches Geldof released to family for funeral
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Body of Peaches Geldof released to family for funeral

Apr 10th 2014, 11:08 AM 28,123 Views 64 Comments

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

Peaches Geldof post-mortem results 'inconclusive'
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Peaches Geldof post-mortem results 'inconclusive'

Apr 9th 2014, 12:55 PM 43,276 Views 18 Comments

Police are now waiting on the results of toxicology tests.

Post-mortem on Peaches Geldof to be carried out today
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Post-mortem on Peaches Geldof to be carried out today

Apr 9th 2014, 7:46 AM 13,220 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Apr 8th 2014, 10:55 AM 46,117 Views 72 Comments

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

Irishman among four killed by storm in the UK
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Irishman among four killed by storm in the UK

Oct 28th 2013, 5:19 PM 36,027 Views 21 Comments

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.

Eight seriously injured in 100 vehicle UK motorway pile-up
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Eight seriously injured in 100 vehicle UK motorway pile-up

Sep 5th 2013, 10:09 AM 26,572 Views 51 Comments

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

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