5-year-old Jayden Wilson, the star of the video that racked up more than 8 million hits, lost his battle with cancer on Christmas Eve.
One year on from the devastating floods that hit the South East last Christmas and New Year, and some families are still struggling to carry out repairs - and even to move back home.
Last night was a major blow for the owners of the Dreamland theme park in Margate in more ways than one.
The high winds and turbulent weather caused part of the newly constructed railway ride to collapse, leaving rubble and planks in its place.
The Grade II* Listed Scenic Railway was in the process of being rebuilt by the theme park in Kent.
The ride's structure was nearing completion as the time lapse video of its reconstruction shows it looked before last night's storm.
Video courtesy of Dreamland.co.uk
An elderly man has died and an elderly woman has been rescued after a dramatic bungalow fire in Fareham this morning.
Two crews from Fareham fire station and one from Portchester were sent to the fire at a house in Nicholas Crescent at 7.51am.
One elderly female managed to escape the property and was taken to hospital as a precaution.
The crews rescued an elderly man and handed him to the ambulance service for treatment, but sadly the man died at the scene.
Neighbours have been recalling the moment the fire started.
The A3M in Hampshire has been blocked and traffic is queueing after a lorry caught fire this afternoon.
The Southbound carriageway of the road was blocked between Waterlooville and Havant as flames engulfed the lorry on the side of the road.
Thousands of rail passengers have been facing a day of disruption because of overrunning engineering works on the line from Reading to Paddington.
Most services from the Thames Valley to London have been hit.
Trains are being terminated at Reading with passengers diverted to London Waterloo.
The problem appears to be with signalling following engineering works.
Delays are expected for the rest of the day.
A Grade II* listed rollercoaster at a Kent theme park has been knocked over by bad weather overnight.
The ride structure at Margate's Dreamland was damaged by the strong gusts that battered Kent in the early hours of this morning.
The wooden frame of the railway rollercoaster was torn down at the site in Margate after heavy wind and rain battered the South East of England.
It is thought the contractors working to rebuild the attraction are covered for weather damage under their insurance.
A 30-year-old man has been charged with murdering a Brighton man who was stabbed in the heart on Christmas Day.
Oliver John Parsons, 30, of no fixed address, was charged by Brighton magistrates with the murder of 24-year-old Joe Lewis in Brighton on Christmas Day.
He has been remanded in custody until Monday 29th December, when he will appear before Guildford Crown Court via video link from HM Prison, in Lewes.
The post mortem examination revealed that Mr Lewis died from a stab wound to the heart.
A five-year-old from Hampshire, who was captured meeting his hero 'Spiderman' in a viral video, has sadly died.
Jayden Wilson, who was diagnosed with a Grade 4 Brain Stem Tumour and given a year to live, lost his battle on Christmas Eve.
He died peacefully in his sleep - surrounded by spiderman toys and his spiderman blanket.
Back in November, Jayden was delighted when his favourite superhero jumped down from the roof of his house and rang his doorbell in Basingstoke. But 'Spiderman' was in fact Jayden's dad, Mike Wilson, who wanted to make his son's fifth birthday extra special.
Mr Wilson, from Basingstoke, donned a replica of his son's favourite superhero's outfit and used his parkour skills to impress young Jayden on what could be his last birthday.
A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a serious crash that happened on Christmas day.
The collision happened on Sutton Road, in Maidstone, at 10.05pm on Thursday 25th December.
The three occupants of the Peugeot, a man and two women, were all taken to hospital with serious injuries.
A silver Vauxhall Astra and a Silver Peugeot 208 were travelling in opposite directions when they collided, close to the junction with Grove Road.
Officers arrested a man from the Orpington area in Maidstone at 3pm on Boxing Day on suspicion of dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of a collision.