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January 11, 2019 10:55 AM British economy hit by 'steep decline' in manufacturing

The biggest brake on growth comes from a drop in car production, amid factory shutdowns, weak demand and falling diesel sales. The nation's GDP grew by 0.3% in the three months to November, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). This is compared to growth of 0.4% recorded in the three months to October. The data reveals that on a rolling 146

January 10, 2019 1:46 PM David Beckham pictured on the set of Peaky Blinders as season five filming starts

DAVID BECKHAM was pictured on the set of Peaky Blinders season five yesterday. Clearly a fan of the show, David has been sporting a flat cap and stylish clothing similar to those worn by the well-dressed gangsters. The fashion conscious star, who is a part owner of menswear brand Kent & Curwen, recently launched a collection in collaboration with the BBC show. Fans are left wondering 146

January 10, 2019 9:40 AM Man who drove car into nightclub convicted of attempted murder

Mohammed Abdul drove a car into a nightclub after he felt 'humiliated' when he was kicked out of the establishment. Mohammed Abdul, 21, said he felt "humiliated" after being ejected from Blake's nightclub in Gravesend, Kent, on 17 March last year. He returned and was caught on CCTV inside the club as he drove his Suzuki Vitara past bouncers, down an alleyway 136

January 4, 2019 12:18 PM First rehearsals to be held for Brexit 'no-deal' Dover congestion

The first trial of its kind will be held for Operation Brock to test how roads could cope if there is no divorce agreement. A plan known as "Operation Brock" will be trialled, with up to 150 lorries between Manston Airport and Dover, one of the key points of entry to the UK. The first trial of its kind will take place on Monday, with drivers already 64

January 1, 2019 4:05 PM 14 migrants accused of trying to steal French trawler

According to a local prosecutor, the migrants included a mother and her two children and they claimed to have come from Iraq. The suspects include a mother and her two children and they claimed to have come from Iraq, according to prosecutor Pascal Marconville, who spoke to the AFP news service. Police continue to look for two individuals whom they believe 95

December 27, 2018 6:34 PM Woman arrested over deaths of children in Margate

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the deaths of two children. Police were called to an address in Castle Drive, Margate, Kent, at about 03:35 GMT on Thursday. Ambulance crews also attended, and two young children were taken to hospital where they were later declared dead. Police said a 37-year-old woman was in custody. Some 45 minutes 61

December 27, 2018 3:35 PM Margate murder: Woman arrested over suspicion of murdering two children

A WOMAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after two children were found dead in a home in Margate less than an hour after she had been involved in a car crash. Police confirmed the 37-year-old had been taken to hospital in Ashford after a road traffic collision on a main Kent coastal road at 2.50am this morning. Shortly after 3.30am, officers 76

December 16, 2018 4:58 AM Man accused of Jay Sewell murder, in Eltham, London

A man has been charged with murdering an 18-year-old who became 2018's 130th homicide victim in London. Jay Sewell suffered fatal stab wounds in south London, last Tuesday, bringing the number of killings in a year in the capital to a decade-high level. Charlie Dudley, 25, of no fixed address, is charged with Mr Sewell's murder and is due before Croydon 62

December 11, 2018 7:17 AM Six suspected migrants rescued from Dover shipping lane

Six suspected migrants have been rescued from a small boat in the Channel and brought ashore at Dover. Coastguards and a lifeboat crew were called at about 03:30 GMT to a boat six miles off the Kent coast, in the Dover Strait inshore traffic lane. The Home Office confirmed an incident was under way but has not yet released further details. More than 100 migrants 50

November 23, 2018 12:10 PM Migrants intercepted in dinghy as they make bid for Dover as attempts spiral

EIGHT suspected migrants have been intercepted in a dinghy by border forces off the coast of Dover, Kent. The boat was spotted near Dover at about 7am. It comes after 14 people were rescued from dinghies off the coast of Kent in the early hours of Thursday morning. A HM Coastguard spokesman said: "We can confirm we are assisting Border Force with suspected 47