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An investigation into how the blaze started is underway

Dina Asher-Smith in action in Beijing. Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Despite the scorching run, she failed to get a medal placing

Stour Centre

Six people were treated in hospital following the incident earlier this month


Fire crews rescued the man and woman from their vehicles


The pair have been bailed until December while police investigate

Dungeness B

The station’s owner EDF Energy has spent over £30 million on the planned programme


Six fire crews were called to battle the fire


Police trying to establish just how victim in his 40s ended up in the road in Mersham, near Ashford

Smashes in Ashford, Folkestone and Wrotham causing delays - all are now cleared


Woman in her 40s treated for breathing in smoke


There are concerns that changes to the exams may see a drop in grades

Cilla Black

He will join Cliff Richard, Jimmy Tarbuck and Christopher Biggins at the ceremony in Liverpool

Fire engine

Three casualties have received oxygen from medics at the scene


Mixed messages emerge from latest statistics from the British Transport Police

Traffic lights

Drivers have been left waiting at the lights due to the fault


Police investigation continues after crash near Maidstone early this morning; all lanes are now re-opened.

Pauline Barrett

Pauline Barrett jailed after stealing money from oil and gas company where she worked

Bottles in recycling bin

Every time a waste load is rejected due to incorrect items it costs taxpayers £50 per tonne

939 rapes were reported to the police in the borough and  724 are yet to be solved, according to the figures

Lancashire cricket club said a police investigation was underway


The cross-Channel rail operator says its passenger service is running well behind schedule


Kent youngsters picked up their results.

Steve Holdcroft

The clearing system could help you get to the university of your choice


The stress of getting the grade has left some suffering psychologically

Ann Barnes, Kent PCC

The PCC says the cuts will have a ‘huge impact on policing’ in Kent


Community pubs minister Marcus Jones says the UK is a ‘brewing powerhouse’

His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

What the site could look like

Developer Stanhope says that 85 per cent of people who visited its public exhibition supported the plans

Operation Stack on the M20

But M20 will still close between Maidstone and Westenhanger before HGVs head to Thanet

Canterbury Cricket Week 2015 - Kent vs Northants 5th August 2015
Fashion on the outfield.

It opened with a great display of skill as Kent defeated Sussex Sharks by eight wickets

Sweep the cat

As well as the seven year ban, she was given a 12 month community order

Traffic lights

Temporary traffic lights on main road


Emergency teams now cleared the scene

Operation Stack

Road are likely to remain busy until the backlog is cleared

Operation Stack

Everything you need to know about Operation Stack

Operation Stack on the M20

Politicians had been hopeful the contraflow system would provide immediate respite for angry motorists

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