Local News For Kent
Below is the latest news for Kent directly updated from the BBC Kent website. Please click on a link below to view the full news story.
|Force 'inaccurately recorded crimes' - 17/06/2013
A report into the way crime figures were compiled by Kent Police finds an "institutional bias towards chasing numerical targets for solving crime".
|Bigger Heathrow 'cheaper and faster' - 18/06/2013
Creating a third runway at Heathrow Airport would be "cheaper, quicker and better for the economy" than building a new airport, Heathrow bosses claim.
|Rape accused 'threatened to sue' - 17/06/2013
A Kent businessman, who is on trial accused of raping a young girl, threatened to sue her when he first heard about the allegations, the Old Bailey hears.
|G8: Protesters cross outer perimeter - 17/06/2013
A protester from Canterbury is among those at the G8 summit at Lough Erne.
|Man charged over 'hammer attack' - 17/06/2013
A 29-year-old man is charged with attempted murder after a man received serious head injuries in a suspected hammer attack.