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Two more Border Force vessels return to patrol Channel

The home secretary says two vessels will be redeployed from overseas in response to migrant crossings. Source: BBC News Kent

Brexit ferry firm Seaborne Freight 'will get no money upfront'

Seaborne Freight will not receive cash unless it runs a ferry service, the Department for Transport says. Source: BBC News Kent

Migrants with child land on Greatstone beach, Kent

UK Border Force officials detained the 12 people after they crossed the Channel in a dinghy. Source: BBC News Kent

Channel migrants: No easy answers to issue, says Javid

The home secretary is chairing talks in London, as another group of migrants lands on a Kent beach. Source: BBC News Kent

Man remanded over Christmas Day murder of teenage wife

Mohammad Qoraishi is charged with killing 19-year-old Parwin Quriashi in Maidstone. Source: BBC News Kent

Hadlow A26 death: Tunbridge Wells man accused of brother's murder

Carl Eldred is accused of murdering his brother Lee who was declared dead on the A26 road in Hadlow. Source: BBC News Kent

Thames Estuary cargo ship 'stowaways' appear in court

The four men will appear at Southend Magistrates' Court on 18 January. Source: BBC News Kent

Margate twins murder charges: Mother 'in health care'

Samantha Ford was to have appeared in court accused of killing her twin toddlers in Margate. Source: BBC News Kent

No-deal Brexit ferry contract sparks concerns

Seaborne Freight was founded less than two years ago and has never run a ferry service before. Source: BBC News Kent

Ashford International Hotel evacuated after pool gas leak

Residents had to be evacuated from the hotel after several guests complained of breathing problems. Source: BBC News Kent

Channel migrants: Six Iranians detained on Kent beach

The men, who were found with a dinghy in Kent, have been transferred to immigration officials. Source: BBC News Kent

The importance of food in the work of Charles Dickens

An exhibition at the Charles Dickens Museum explores the importance of food in the author's life and work. Source: BBC News Kent

Channel migrants: Sajid Javid returns to UK to deal with situation

Six Iranian migrants are found on the Kent coast as the home secretary cuts short a holiday to deal with the issue. Source: BBC News...

Hadlow death: Tunbridge Wells man charged with murder

A man in his 30s was declared dead after emergency services were called to the A26 in Hadlow, police say. Source: BBC News Kent

Channel migrants: Minister defends handling of 'crisis'

Caroline Nokes insists the government is taking control amid a rise in people crossing the Channel. Source: BBC News Kent

Margate mother in court charged with murdering twins

Samantha Ford, 37, is accused of killing her toddlers, who were found dead at a home in Margate. Source: BBC News Kent