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.
Kent Police have issued a statement about their search of an address near Dartford in connection with the 1993 murder of 16-year-old schoolgirl Claire Tiltman.
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Officers from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate Cold Case Investigation Team conducted a search warrant at an address in Myrtle Place, Stone, near Dartford, on Thursday 12 September as part of their on-going enquiries into the historic murder of Claire Tiltman. It is standard practice that undetected murders such as Claire's will be reviewed regularly. The activity on Thursday 12 September is part of that ongoing review.
The manager of a garage who tried to stop thieves stealing petrol has been badly injured, after he was thrown from the windscreen of the car as it made a getaway.
Police are looking at CCTV of the incident in West Kingsdown in Kent, and are appealing for help in tracing the vehicle.
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The National Trust has run up some big bills while looking after Henry the Eighth's former hunting lodge in Kent. But now it's getting some much-needed help from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
The medival palace is among the sites chosen to share £47 million worth of funding to help with the delicate procedure of preserving the historic site. Luke Hanrahan reports.
Carole Souter, chief executive of the Heritage Lottery Fund, said that the cash would also help promote tourism:
"We know that heritage is a huge draw for visitors from home and abroad.
"More than a quarter of all UK holiday activities undertaken by UK residents now involve heritage.
"These projects all offer the public the chance to explore and enjoy our rich and complex history."
Knole House in Sevenoaks, Kent, is to receive £7.75m for repairs and conservation from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
The funding will also go towards the construction of new visitor facilities at the 15th century medieval palace, a former hunting lodge to Henry VIII.
The National Trust said that since acquiring Knole in 1946, it had faced expensive running battles with rain, damp, mould and insects, but the funding meant the future of the mansion and its treasures were now secure.
M26 remains closed London bound due to an earlier lorry fire. Lorry needs to cool and be emptied before it is recovered. Traffic being turned around and released via J2a.
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.