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A great white shark has allegedly been spotted in Herne Bay - causing a panic among swimmers...but chances are it wasn’t anything quite so dangerous...

Operation Stack

Everything you need to know about Operation Stack

Festivals get set to rock the county

From big name music acts, to showcasing the county’s finest produce...there’s plenty to get you outdoors this summer


The county is crammed with quality coastline

Justin Welby

The Foreign Office has warned the death toll is expected to rise

A pitch invader pitches his tent on the outfield on the opening day of the tour match at the Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, Canterbury. Pic: ADY KERRY

Later tweeted that he ‘meant no harm’

The victim was in his eighties.

Heatwave here we come....?

But it warns sizzling temperatures could be shortlived and followed by thunderstorms

Australia v Kent at the St Lawrence in a pre-Ashes warm up. June 2015. Pic: ADY KERRY

Picture special from the opening game ahead of the eagerly anticipated Test series clash with England

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Yvette Cooper, Liz Kendall, Jermey Corbyn and Andy Burnham are all vying to lead the party


KoS discovers how the coffee you buy from coffee shops may well have its roots close to home


Drivers should expect delays

Southeastern train

Services in both west and east of the county to be hit by work which will prompt replacement buses

The franchise has been a publishing phenomenon

Author E.L. James was educated at the University of Kent


Millions continue to tune into the hit drama, but are we close in reality to a world which we share with life-like robots?

Linda Ann Jenns

She was sentenced to 30 months in prison

Tom Odell performance. Picture: Steven Law.

He performed on Friday.

Kent Police use dogs to help fight crime. PC Paul Diddams, with German Shepherd Muck.

They can control crowds, sniff out drugs and explosives and still remain an officer’s most loyal colleague. We meet the next generation of dogs


Bad news not just for hay fever sufferers, but those who suffer asthma too, as health chiefs issue warning to be prepared as pollen levels rocket

They had injuries ‘conistent with stabbing’.

Southeastern train

Train broke down between New Cross and London Bridge

British Transport Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault on a train from St Pancras to Luton.

Pair were both hit by train

The pint was immortalised in the Magna Carta

Faversham based brewers Shepherd Neame created a new ale

Kent Chief Constable Alan Pughsley

He joined over 20 others in receiving an honour from Her Majesty

Kent Police

The victim was a man in his 80s

Trudy Dean

County councillor Trudy Dean said cuts of up to £4 million could be on their way

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