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# kent - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Police officer pleads guilty to kidnap and rape of Sarah Everard
# Old Bailey
# Old Bailey

Police officer pleads guilty to kidnap and rape of Sarah Everard

Jun 8th 2021, 10:21 AM 37,915 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.

# kent - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

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

Man arrested as stranded lorry drivers clash with police in England

Dec 23rd 2020, 2:58 PM 33,594 Views 39 Comments

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

# kent - Saturday 28 November, 2020

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

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

Nov 28th 2020, 11:30 AM 39,783 Views 22 Comments

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

# kent - Friday 23 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 23rd 2020, 7:24 AM 24,580 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”.

# kent - Friday 16 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 16th 2020, 10:57 AM 46,572 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.

# kent - Saturday 5 September, 2020

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

'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.

# kent - Saturday 4 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 4th 2020, 4:43 PM 41,360 Views 18 Comments

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

# kent - Monday 31 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 31st 2018, 1:18 PM 9,477 Views 32 Comments

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

# kent - Thursday 11 October, 2018

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

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.

# kent - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

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

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.

# kent - Monday 19 March, 2018

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

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.

# kent - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 28th 2017, 9:32 PM 20,290 Views 9 Comments

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

# kent - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 22nd 2017, 5:11 PM 72,197 Views 60 Comments

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

# kent - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 12th 2017, 9:03 PM 16,772 Views 18 Comments

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

# kent - Sunday 5 March, 2017

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

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.

# kent - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Body of baby found in English park
# Sheerness
# Sheerness

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.

# kent - Sunday 1 January, 2017

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

Police find three bodies near Cliffs of Dover

Jan 1st 2017, 5:03 PM 31,567 Views 8 Comments

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

# kent - Thursday 22 December, 2016

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

60 inmates take over part of jail in Kent

Dec 22nd 2016, 9:11 PM 9,036 Views 8 Comments

A number of fires are said to have been lit.

# kent - Saturday 27 August, 2016

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

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.

# kent - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Five young men die in seaside tragedy in England
# Camber Sands
# Camber Sands

Five young men die in seaside tragedy in England

Aug 25th 2016, 12:45 PM 49,833 Views 13 Comments

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

# kent - Monday 8 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 8th 2016, 7:45 PM 22,310 Views 36 Comments

Gordon Henderson said he could have died in the incident.

# kent - Thursday 7 July, 2016

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

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.

# kent - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 30th 2015, 7:01 PM 19,435 Views 15 Comments

Bad weather and high tides caused the damage.

# kent - Monday 31 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 31st 2015, 3:15 PM 27,679 Views 6 Comments

Paul Gallihawk was competing in his first triathlon.

# kent - Monday 1 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 1st 2015, 5:49 PM 54,928 Views 76 Comments

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

# kent - Monday 25 May, 2015

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

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

May 25th 2015, 9:04 PM 37,369 Views 20 Comments

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

# kent - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

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

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.

# kent - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Irish rugby coach Mick Finnegan missing in UK found safe
# Find Mick Finn
# Find Mick Finn

Irish rugby coach Mick Finnegan missing in UK found safe

Nov 29th 2014, 9:10 PM 87,288 Views 30 Comments

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

# kent - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Enormous nightmare crab 'spotted' off the shore of UK seaside town
# Crabzilla
From The Daily Edge
# Crabzilla

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

Oct 14th 2014, 1:00 PM 28,377 Views 30 Comments

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

# kent - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

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
# Tough Granny
# Tough Granny

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

Sep 14th 2014, 6:20 PM 13,055 Views 15 Comments

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

# kent - Thursday 21 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 21st 2014, 6:46 PM 17,282 Views 49 Comments

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

# kent - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

UK police investigating Irish links of escaped 'Skull Cracker'
# Dangerous Criminal
# Dangerous Criminal

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.

# kent - Monday 21 April, 2014

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

Funeral of Peaches Geldof to take place later today

Apr 21st 2014, 8:48 AM 22,104 Views 18 Comments

The private ceremony will be held a church in Kent.

# kent - Thursday 10 April, 2014

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

Body of Peaches Geldof released to family for funeral

Apr 10th 2014, 11:08 AM 28,125 Views 64 Comments

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

# kent - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Peaches Geldof post-mortem results 'inconclusive'
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

Peaches Geldof post-mortem results 'inconclusive'

Apr 9th 2014, 12:55 PM 43,278 Views 18 Comments

Police are now waiting on the results of toxicology tests.

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

Post-mortem on Peaches Geldof to be carried out today

Apr 9th 2014, 7:46 AM 13,222 Views 37 Comments

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

# kent - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 8th 2014, 10:55 AM 46,118 Views 72 Comments

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

# kent - Monday 28 October, 2013

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

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.

# kent - Thursday 5 September, 2013

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

Eight seriously injured in 100 vehicle UK motorway pile-up

Sep 5th 2013, 10:09 AM 26,574 Views 51 Comments

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

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