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Five-car pile-up causes major delays on the M2

The crash involved five vehicles between Junctions 4 and 5 Credit: Highways Agency

There are long queues on the M2 coast bound after five cars were involved in an accident between Junction 4 with the A278 and Junction 5 with the A249.

The accident happened at 11:50 this morning just before the J5 exit slip road.

One person is believed to have suffered injuries.

Trapped traffic is now being let past the scene in one lane but there are long delays.

Kent singer lights up but fails to shine in Eurovision

Bianca Nicholas and Alex Larke as Electro Velvet Credit: PA

It was a mixed night for the region at Eurovision last night in Vienna. Kent singer Bianca Nicholas, was one half of our entry Electro Velvet, only managed 5 points coming 24th out of 27 countries. It was among our worst ever results.

The Norwegian entry.....from Shoreham Credit: PA

Meanwhile the Norway entry who is known as Morland and comes from Shoreham in Sussex did much better and was in 8th place.

The victorious Swedish performance Credit: PA

The winner was Sweden who will host the contest next year. The Eurovision Song Contest is the biggest singing contest in the world with 200 million viewers.


Murder suspect has 'distinctive tattoo'

Thames Valley Police have revealed more details about a man they want to question in relation to the murders.

21 year old Jed Allen is about 6 feet tall, of stocky build, and was related to the victims.

His Facebook account shows a picture of him with a distinctive spider tattoo on his hand.

The distinctive spider tatoo Credit: Facebook


Festival drugs warning as several hospitalised

It's one of the biggest music and sport festivals Credit: Bournemouth 7s Festival

A number of festival goers have been taken to hospital after taking drugs at a festival in Dorset.

The Bournemouth 7s Festival is taking place at Chapel Gate over Bank Holiday weekend.

Police are reporting that all had taken illegal substances, possibly ecstasy. Their condition is not thought to be life-threatening.

Festival organisers tweeted their concerns yesterday urging attendees to take care and look after each other.

Police are investigating the circumstances.

The event has been running for eight years and around 30 000 people are expected to attend over three days.

Breaking News: Police hunt suspect over triple murder

21 year old Jed Allen is being sought in connection with the deaths Credit: Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police say they're trying to trace 21 year old Jed Allen in relation to the deaths of three people at a house in Didcot.

At a press conference a short time ago they revealed that the victims are a man and woman in their forties, and a six year old girl.

Their bodies were discovered yesterday evening after the alarm was raised by a neighbour, at Vicarage Road in the town.

Police said they did not believe that Allen was a wider danger to the public, but he was known to both the family and themselves. They're urging anyone who knows his whereabouts to contact them immediately.

Post mortem examinations are due to take place later today, but officers said this morning that they did not believe firearms were involved.

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