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Three bodies found near cliffs in Dover

The bodies of two men and a woman have been found near cliffs in Dover. Officers, alerted to concerns for the welfare of a man at Langdon Cliffs, found a body.

During the search, the coastguard also discovered the bodies of a second man and woman. Officers do not believe their deaths are linked to that of the first man.

Kent Police were called due to concerns for the welfare of a man at Langdon Cliffs, Dover. Officers attended and the body of a man was subsequently discovered at the bottom of the cliffs by the coastguard. During the search the coastguard also discovered the bodies of a second man and a woman. Officers do not believe their deaths are linked to that of the first man. Enquiries into the circumstances behind all three deaths are ongoing

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Driver 'seriously injured' in Dover crash

The A256 near Whitfield remained closed on Sunday morning Credit: Google Images

A motorist is critically injured in hospital after their car collided with a stationary lorry in Dover.

Police were called at 9am to the A256 in Whitfield.

The driver has been air lifted to a London hospital.

The road remains closed this morning and officers and other emergency services will be at the scene for some time.

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Russian warships met with British resistance in Dover

Thousands of people headed for the Kent and Sussex coast today to witness a spectacular and politically tense event in the English Channel. In a show of military strength, a task force of Russian warships passed through the Dover Strait, at around 1030 this morning. They're said to be heading to the Mediterranean to bolster the bombing campaign against the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo. This report by Tom Savvides includes an interview with defence analyst Paul Beaver and pictures from Dovermarina.com.

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Migrant numbers unaffected by Brexit vote, Dover charity warns

A Dover-based charity that helps migrants has said it doesn't expect the number of asylum seekers to fall in the near future - even if changes to immigration rules are made following Britain's vote to leave the EU.

The number of people applying for asylum in this country is at its highest for five years. Kevin Ashford has been speaking to some of those hoping to start new lives in this country.

French farmers block roads around Calais

The farmers joined the protest this morning Credit: John Ryall/ITV

Lorry drivers and farmers in Calais have staged a demonstration as part of a protest against the "Jungle" migrant camp. British cross-Channel travellers have been warned they face disruption during a campaign to have the northern section of the camp demolished.

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