Protesters turned out as live animal exports resumed at the Port of Dover amid renewed calls for an end to the controversial trade.
A Surrey man has been jailed for five years after admitting heroin smuggling into Dover.
Four men who hid 13 million counterfeit cigarettes in freight loads presented as ice cream, and pizza have been sentenced to 15 years.
More than 20 years after the discovery of a buried Bronze Age boat at Dover, a half-size replica of the original has sailed for the first time today. .
The boat was lowered into Dover Harbour this morning, the culmination of years of fund-raising and construction using authentic Bronze Age materials, tools and techniques.
Three teenagers appeared before magistrates in Dover on Monday (26 August 2013) charged in connection with a series of incidents in the town including reports of a robbery were a man was assaulted.
Jordan Wills, 18, of no fixed address, was charged with two counts of robbery, assault , vehicle interference and escape from lawful custody. Magistrates remanded him in custody and he will appear at Canterbury Crown Court on 16 September.
A 17-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy have been granted bail and are due to appear at Canterbury Crown Court on 16 September.
Three teenagers are due to face magistrates this morning after having been charged in connection with a series of incidents in Dover on Saturday night.
On Saturday, police were called to reports of a robbery in the alleyway between Dover Priory train station and Priory Hill, in which a man was assaulted.
Jordan Wills, 18, of Parker Place in Hawkinge, was charged with two counts of robbery, ABH, vehicle interference and escape from lawful custody.
A 17 year old girl from Hawkinge, was charged with robbery, while a 17 year old boy from Dover, was charged with two counts of robbery, criminal damage, ABH and vehicle interference.
Three teenagers have been arrested in connection with two robberies and an assault in Dover last night.
Kent Police were called after reports of a robbery at Dover Priory train station. A man in his 50s was reported to have been assaulted by a group of young people and his laptop was taken.
Officers then received reports that a group of young people had attacked a taxi driver in the High Street. The taxi driver was assaulted and it was reported the group stole cash. Shortly after this a man was reported to have been assaulted in Tower Hamlets Road.
A 17 year old boy from Dover has been arrested on suspicion of GBH, while an 18 year old boy from Hawkinge and a 17 year old girl from Hawkinge have both been arrested on suspicion of robbery. All three teenagers remain in police custody.
A 23-year-old woman who died has been named after a car overturned near Dover on Saturday morning.
The young woman, Emma Willis, was a passenger in a car that left the road and turned over in a field beside Sandwich Road in Waldershare at 1.55am.
Her family have paid tribute to Emma and released the photograph of her.
They said: "We can’t believe Emma has gone. She was always joking and laughing. Anyone that knew her will never meet anyone like her again.
"She was looking forward to watching Liverpoool play. As she said, it will be the only time that they will be at the top of the league. We will always miss her and love her forever."
There were four people in the car and another passenger was taken to hospital in a critical but stable condition.
Kent Police are investigating the collision and officers have arrested four people in connection with the incident.
Four people have been arrested after a woman died in a car crash in Dover. The incident happened off Sandwich Road at Waldershare around 1.55am on Saturday 17th August.
A blue Vauxhall Corsa left the road & turned upside down onto the rood in a field beside Sandwich Road. Four people were travelling in the car including a 23-year-old woman who died at the scene.
A 21-year-old man with life threatening injuries at the King's College Hospital in London.
Kent Police have arrested four people in connection with the incident - three men and a woman all from the Dover area.
A woman in her twenties, believed to be a passenger, has died after the car she was travelling in overturned near Dover. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Another passenger, a man aged 21, is critically ill in a hospital in London.
The vehicle left the road and turned upside down, landing on its roof in a field near Sandwich Road at Eythorne. Kent Police were called to the scene at around 2am this morning.
The families of those involved have been informed.
The road has now reopened after being closed for a police investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kent Police Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01622 798538.
Two people have been left with serious injuries after a car left the road and landed on its roof in a field early this morning. The accident happened beside Sandwich Road at Eythorne near Dover.
Kent Police were alerted to the scene at 2am on Saturday 17th August. The road is closed while officers carry out their investigation.
A witness appeal has been issued after a man was reported to have flagged down a car on a country road near Dover, grabbed the woman driver’s hair and pushed her head into the steering wheel.
The young Dover woman was driving on Abbey Road when the incident happened at about 4pm on Thursday 8 August. The woman banged her head and lip but did not need hospital treatment.
Police officers searched nearby woodland with a police dog and a helicopter was also called in to assist, but the man was not traced. He is described as white, medium-build, with grey hair and a beard. He had glasses and was wearing a dark-coloured jumper.
Border Force officers are investigating after they seized 40 kilos of cocaine from a cargo ship at Dover on Tuesday, 6 August. The drugs have a potential value running into millions of pounds.
Officers from Border Force’s national deep rummage team found the drugs in one of the offices on board when they searched the MV Santa Lucia carrying bananas from Willemstad, Curacao.
There were no arrests and the ship was allowed to continue its journey. Enquiries by Border Force investigators are continuing.
– Paul Morgan, director of Border Force South East and Europe
Border Force officers are on constant alert to keep illegal drugs and other banned substances out of the UK.
We are determined to prevent this terrible trade which can have such a destructive impact on the lives of so many.”