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# 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 33,569 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 39,726 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 24,566 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 46,558 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 51,177 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 41,356 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 9,474 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 32,641 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 26,941 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 11,263 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 20,272 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 72,187 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 16,756 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 15,291 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 21,638 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 31,551 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 9,032 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 22,497 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 49,823 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 22,297 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 20,031 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 19,431 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 27,675 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 54,885 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 37,356 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 21,275 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 86,963 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 28,245 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 19,871 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 13,040 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 17,257 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 13,265 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 22,098 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 28,121 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 43,275 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 13,216 Views 38 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 46,115 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 36,025 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 26,567 Views 51 Comments

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

# kent - Sunday 5 May, 2013

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

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

May 5th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,835 Views 34 Comments

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.

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