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Maidstone Crown Court

Sydenham man, who threatened to shoot woman, found guilty of aggravated Dartford burglary

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Officers, Secamb and KFRS are currently at the scene (c.) stock image

Bean four car crash causing traffic chaos along A2

2,748 unaccompanied young asylum seekers have been sent back to Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Libya and Syria over the past nine years

POLL: More than 2,500 teens deported after hitting 18

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The Proclaimers will play Dartford and Croydon this summer. Picture by Murdo McLeod

The Proclaimers book summer dates in Dartford and Croydon

Picture: Lauren Hutchinson

PICTURED: Thames Estuary floods as high tide hits Kent

Rachel Devine with Evie (middle) and Teddy (right)

'I felt like a failure': Greenhithe mum to help others suffering from postnatal depression

Sections of the coastbound A2 to be resurfaced

TRAFFIC WARNING: Parts of A2 closed over next four weeks for repairs

Southeastern has cancelled their Dartford to Victoria services

UPDATE: All Southeastern trains from Dartford to London Victoria cancelled

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The weapons seized by the NCA

Swanley man, 24, faces jail after admitting to smuggling assault rifles and machine guns

Fiona Barke, 35, claims her son was put in detention for missing work he never received

Dartford mum outraged after 13-year-old son left in isolation at Ebbsfleet Academy

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In the 24-hour walkout Junior doctors are providing emergency care only (c.) @SaveLewishamAE

South East London and north Kent doctors on second wave of strikes

Picture: @matty00300 - The traffic in Dartford last night

PICTURED: QE2 Bridge at Dartford Crossing now OPEN after motorists stuck in traffic for seven hours

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Police hunt suspect after alleged hammer attack in Greenhithe

Police hunt suspect after alleged hammer attack in Greenhithe

He was treated outside the Waitrose supermarket in Longfield. Picture: Google Maps

Air ambulance called after man collapses with head injuries outside Longfield Waitrose

Latest news, traffic and weather for south-east London and north Kent

News, traffic and weather for south-east London and north Kent, February 9

February 17 is Pancake Day: How many will you be eating?

14 fun facts about Pancake Day and why we go flippin' crazy for Shrove Tuesday

QE2 Bridge at Dartford Crossing closed due to strong winds from Storm Imogen

UPDATE: QE2 Bridge at Dartford Crossing closed into the evening due to strong winds from Storm Imogen

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Bill's at Bluewater

Five of the best places to get pancakes in south east London and north Kent

'I am going to be scarred for life from those three minutes of having a face mask on'

Swanscombe teen 'scarred for life' after severe reaction to chocolate face mask

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The man had escaped from police custody at Darent Valley Hospital

Absconder found hiding in the bushes near Darent Valley

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Expect travel disruption on trains and roads as strong winds from Storm Imogen batter London and Kent

Expect travel disruption on trains and roads as strong winds from Storm Imogen batter London and Kent

Gung-Ho! creator and CBeebies presenter Alex Winters on the Thriller slide

Britain's biggest obstacle course, inspired by Total Wipeout, comes to Brands Hatch

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Dartford's Orchard Theatre to open up for Disabled Access Day and announces accessible performance

Dartford's Orchard Theatre to open up for Disabled Access Day and announces accessible performances

Sam Bailey

X Factor winner swaps Zens nightclub for Dartford's Orchard Theatre as part of Chicago UK tour

Strictly Come Dancing professional Brendan Cole's A Night To Remember is on tour in February and March

‘If you don’t like it, get out’ – Dancer Brendan Cole addresses Strictly controversy ahead of London and Kent tour dates

Kent to enjoy all night street lighting once again?

Kent to enjoy all night street lighting once again?

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Cloudy day with brisk or strong southwesterly winds

Clouds clouds and more clouds for London and north Kent

Fire crews took more than four hours to tackle the bungalow blaze

Four hour inferno rips through West Kingsdown bungalow

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News, traffic and weather for south-east London and north Kent, February 5

The current traffic level near junction 1a for Swanscombe. Picture: Highways England

WARNING: 'Severe delays' adding 'well over an hour' to journeys, after lorry hit barrier at Dartford Tunnel

Strictly champ Pasha Kovalev tells us what's in store in his new tour

Strictly champ Pasha Kovalev tells us what's in store in his new tour

The 455 runs from Valley Drive to Dartford via Swanscombe

Swanscombe 455 bus route returns after huge public outcry

There is heavy traffic on the Sidcup By-pass London-bound this morning (February 4)

Heavy traffic on Sidcup By-pass after crash

All the latest news, traffic and weather from SE London and N Kent

Latest news, traffic and weather from south-east London and north Kent, February 4

A child enjoying the outdoors at one of the Wide Horizons centres

New Year's Resolution fail? Get fit for children's adventure charity Wide Horizons Nightline walk

The scene of the bomb after it hit the garden

PICTURED: Swanley couple count themselves lucky after 'ice bomb' from aeroplane hits back garden

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KPCC Ann Barnes proposed the council tax precept

North Kent residents to pay £5 council tax hike for police

Police at the scene in Colney Road | Picture by Gary Southgate

Two Co-op staff members assaulted during robbery in Dartford

Police hunt "scruffy" looking suspect

Police hunt 'scruffy' looking suspect, who tried to kiss women in South Darenth and Horton Kirby

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Dartford Grammar School for Boys in West Hill

Dartford state school beating Britain's private schools in offers from top two universities

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MPs David Evennett and Gareth Johnson with George Osborne

South east politicians lobby Chancellor to extend Crossrail

The Duke of Wellington, Crayford

PubSpy reviews the Duke of Wellington, Crayford

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Wind and rain to clear leaving sunny skies for south east London and north Kent

Wind and rain to clear leaving sunny skies for south east London and north Kent

Dexter the Patterdale terrier was a rescue dog at Battersea Brands Hatch

'Hero' dog Dexter saves owner's life after severe allergic reaction

Arthur Head holding his Clubman of the Year award

President of Dartford-based athletics club pays tribute to late coach

A member of staff holds a hairdressing mannequin among the lost property items

From a prosthetic leg to £15K cash: The bizarre items left on London’s travel network

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Man taken to hospital after suspected medical episode on Greenhithe roadside

UPDATE: Man fighting for his life in hospital after CPR from good Samaritan, 22, on Greenhithe roadside

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The 23-year-old victim was stabbed in Chipperfield Road. Picture: NS Martin

Greenhithe man, 23, denies attempted murder after St Paul's Cray stabbing

Lee Nelson interrupting Sepp Blatter's press conference in Switzerland last year

Comedian Lee Nelson reveals secret behind bold pranks ahead of UK tour

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How Twitter reacted: Traffic was at standstill on M25 and A2 this morning

How Twitter reacted: Traffic at standstill on M25 and A2 this morning

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