Artist of the day 27/06: The Modern Strangers

<b> and record label Killing Moon pick out the new artists you should listen to today.</b><p><b>The Modern Strangers sound like</b>: The world if the …


Heartbreaking reason a young couple and their friends have been placing tiny windmills everywhere around their town

A young couple has spoken of the heartbreak they suffered after their baby daughter was stillborn – and of the touching way they have remembered …

Disneyland Paris

Travellers on Jackey Baker's field, Ramsgate, threaten people, leave rubbish and drive over pitches

Travellers are continuing to plague a sports field in Ramsgate, threatening people who approach them, leaving rubbish and driving over pitches.<p>Jackey …

World News

Aylesford: Travellers park up at K Sports Cobdown ground

Caravans have been spotted at a football team's ground in Aylesford.<p>Play has been suspended at the K Sports Cobdown ground on Station Road after the …


Woman's family awarded $1.2m compensation six years after her death

The partner and children of a woman who died after giving birth at Canberra's Calvary Hospital have been awarded more than $1 million in a …

Fly-tipping lorry seized and crushed after Greenhill raid

A lorry used to illegally dump rubbish in Herne Bay has been crushed.<p>Canterbury City Council seized the truck during a raid in Greenhill after it had been filmed tipping rubbish in a disused car park.<p>Councillors said fly-tipping incidents fell "dramatically" after it was seized.

It’s the time for a-changin lyrics

Immigration | Jeremy Corbyn not bowing | Reworked Dylan lyrics | Royal resignations | Racing colours | Swallows<p>How to reconcile weak wage growth with low unemployment (Editorial, 23 June)? The answer is a ready supply of cheap migrant labour. Continued dependence on migrants rules out a living wage …

Bob Dylan

Travellers on recreation ground in Folkestone order by courts to move on

A court order has been passed telling travellers to move on after pitching up an illegal campsite on a recreation ground.


All the pre-bridal beauty treatments you need in your life

<b>You’re expected to look good on your wedding day.</b><p>Actually, you’re expected to look the most beautiful that you’ve ever looked in your life.<p>Yoga Girl …


New home for 'pile of rags' dog found in Maidstone

An emaciated dog initially mistaken for a pile of rags on a roadside in Maidstone four months ago is recovering well with her new owners.<p>Snoopy, a young female lurcher, now lives in Yalding with the couple who found her.

Thanet District Council reviews parking costs

Increases in parking charges, which more than doubled in some car parks, are being reconsidered.

Ramsgate: first look at The Royal Victoria Pavilion Wetherspoon

Pub operator JD Wetherspoon are set to open the doors of The Royal Victoria Pavilion later this summer - but not without providing a first peek …


Travellers arrive at Luton Recreation Ground in Capstone Road, Chatham.

Travellers have been spotted camping out at a beauty spot frequented by children and dog-walkers.


Former ice cream queen whips Remuera property into shape

Businesswoman Diane Foreman brings a classical 1880s mansion into 21st century. Former ice cream queen Diane Foreman has worked her magic on a 1880s …

New Zealand News

Cambridge University refuses to return Aboriginal artifacts to Australia

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The University of Cambridge has refused a request by an Australian man to return important Aboriginal artifacts taken by British explorer Captain James Cook nearly 250 years ago.<p>Rodney Kelly is seeking the return of four spears from the university’s Museum of Archaeology and …

Parliament of New South Wales

Bromley: Ben Wynter joins National League club from Crystal Palace

<b>Bromley have signed teenage defender Ben Wynter from Crystal Palace.</b><p>The 19-year-old joins the National League club after signing his first professional contract with Palace last June.<p>He failed to feature in any first-team games for the Eagles last year but can play both centre-back or right …

English Premier League

OKs at Rutland preview

North Sails Super Series set for 24-25 June


EYKA Man of Kent 2017 at Whitstable Yacht Club

by Robert Govier today at 6:50 am 10 June 2017<p><b>The 2017 Man of Kent regatta was held on Saturday 10th June, hosted this year by Whitstable Yacht Club.</b> …



How is it possible to be assigned four ‘away’ matches on the trot? Strange, but that’s how it was for my Young Chelsea team, competing in the National Inter-Club Knockout: lots of driving down country lanes in Essex or Buckinghamshire in the gloaming, seeking out our opponents’ houses. At last, …

Countess Mountbatten of Burma, Prince Charles' godmother, dies at the age of 93

A much-loved Countess who is godmother to Prince Charles has died at the age of 93.<p>Patricia Mountbatten, known locally as Lady Brabourne, lived at …

Royal Family

Archaeological excavation in Canterbury uncovers 14th century abbey precinct wall

The footings were discovered on Canterbury Christ Church University’s North Holmes campus


Jervois Road welcomes an inventive new burger bar

Look, let’s be straight. Everyone loves a decent burger. A juicy offering that fills the tummy as it soothes the soul, the comfort factor of a good …


Medway young offenders 'watch porn on TV'

<b>Inmates at a scandal-hit young offenders centre have been able to watch porn on TV, inspectors found.</b><p>Ofsted found youths at Medway Secure Training Centre (STC) in Rochester were able to access "channels containing explicit sexual adult content".<p>The education watchdog, which rated Medway inadequate, …


Woman’s weight dropped to less than five stone due to her fear of being sick

<b>A woman with an extreme fear of being sick was left looking double her age when her weight dropped to less than five stone.</b><p>Cheryl Longman’s fear of …


Edisto Island's Botany Bay plans to reopen this summer — what's left of it after Hurricane Matthew

The remote Botany Bay Plantation barrier island that became maybe the most popular natural beach on the South Carolina coast is expected to reopen at …


The best British festivals

No matter what your preference – innovative summer music festivals or long-established cultural giants – there’s a party happening in a field this …

Brecon Beacons

A&E GP service questioned over unfilled shifts and indemnity

An out-of-hours provider has defended its record after commissioners raised concerns over its shift fill rates and missing compliance data at its A&E …

Health Care

Tunbridge Wells Election Result: Conservatives hold

<b>The Conservatives have held the seat of Tunbridge Wells in the 2017 General Election with Greg Clark taking 56.9% of the vote (30,856) which is a</b> …


Alpha Trains receives Euro 4000 locomotives from Stadler

EUROPEAN rolling stock leasing company Alpha Trains has taken delivery of six Euro 4000 diesel-electric locomotives from Stadler’s Valencia plant for …