After less than a week as Britain's first youth crime commissioner, Paris Brown has stepped down from her role over Twitter posts.
Some motorists trapped overnight were caught in treacherous conditions on the M23 in Sussex and on the A23 in Kent
Plans have been revealed for a £2 billion pound entertainment resort in north Kent, which could rival Disneyland Paris.
A family from Sittingbourne in Kent have given a new home to Battersea Dogs & Cats Home's 1000th dog of 2013.
The nine-week-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier pup named Emerald arrived at the home along with six of his litter as his owner could no longer care for them.
Emerald the puppy was at the dog's home for just eight days before the Seymour family adopted him.
Father of two, Daniel Seymour said: “Mywife and I have both owned dogs before, but Emerald is our firstfamily dog. He is absolutely gorgeous and we feel so lucky to havehim.
Battersea Dogs & Cats Home takes in around 9,000 dogs and cats each year.
Lanes 2 and 3 have been reopened on the clockwise carriageway of the M25 between junctions 3 and 4.
Kent Police say the M25 clockwise carriageway between junctions 3 and 4 is likely to remain closed until midday after a fatal collision.
Motorists are facing lengthy delays in Kent with the closure of the M25 due to a serious accident. A man's died after a crash involving a lorry. The motorway is shut clockwise between junctions three and four. A diversion is in place.
Kent Police have said the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The clockwise carriageway of the M25 between junctions 3 and 4 is likely to remain closed until around 11am.
Any witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact Kent Police on 01622 798538.
Motorists travelling on part of the M25 faced delays during the morning rush-hour following a crash believed to have involved a lorry and a pedestrian.
The motorway has been closed between junctions 3 and 4 in Kent since the collision at 3.30am today, Kent Police said.
The condition of the pedestrian has not been disclosed but drivers were warned to expect disruption on their journeys in the area.
A Kent Police spokesman said: "Emergency services are at the scene of the collision which is reported to have involved a lorry and a pedestrian.
"A diversion is in place but drivers are warned to expect delays."
The father of a 10-year-old who was allegedly warned by police for drawing a hopscotch, has told ITV News Meridian, that he will be speaking to Kent's Police and Crime Commissioner Ann Barnes about the incident.
10-year-old Lilly Allen claims she was stopped by police whilst playing on a hopscotch on the pavement. She says the incident has left her 'scared'.
Bob Allen expressed his anger on his Facebook page.
– Bob Allen, Father
I am absolutely seething that they done this as these two policemen drove past three cars parked on the pavement on the road where I live, so when she tries to cross the road when she goes to the sweetshop, she can't see the traffic coming and I suppose she's an easy target.