A lorry driver who was caught smuggling almost three million cigarettes into the UK has been jailed for four years and three months.
Simion Bocan from Romania tried to smuggle the goods under boxes of bread.
The 23 year old was stopped by Border Force officers at Dover Eastern Docks.
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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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.
This unusual funnel cloud was spotted on Dover seafront today.
The picture was taken by Nigel Scutt as he looked towards HMS Kent.
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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.
Convoys of lorries and tractors blockaded the motorway leading to Calais today - the start of a tough new campaign by hauliers and farmers demanding the closure of the massive migrant camp known as The Jungle. John Ryall reports.
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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.
A 5mph rolling roadblock has been set up by hauliers and farmers on the A16 motorway, the main route to Calais Port and the Channel Tunnel.