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Nitrous oxide cannisters - better known as laughing gas - also found at the scene of the party on Friday night

The huge flames are billowing wafts of smoke across the city

Damage set to run into the hundreds of thousands of pounds following inferno next to city’s busy ring road

County Hall in Maidstone

John Simmonds issues stark warning on the eve of first Tory budget since 1996

A great white shark like this one was reportedly spotted in Herne Bay

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

The NHS has issued health guidelines as the heatwave hits

Health advice to deal with the blistering heat

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

Labour logo

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

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