BBC news for Kent

Breck Bednar murder: Sisters warn of internet dangers

Breck Bednar, 14, was murdered by a 19-year-old man he met through a gaming website.

Lorry driver sentenced over M20 bridge collapse crash

Heavy machinery on the back of Alan Austen's lorry struck a pedestrian bridge on the M20.

Rape accused Samuel Armstrong 'was like son to MP'

Parliamentary aide Samuel Armstrong denies raping a woman in the office of MP Craig Mackinlay.

Woman killed in East Peckham three-car-crash

Three others were taken to hospital with serious injuries.

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Australia child abuse inquiry finds 'serious failings'

A landmark inquiry calls for the Catholic Church to allow voluntary celibacy for its priests.

Russian ex-minister Ulyukayev gets eight years for bribery

Alexei Ulyukayev - guilty of seeking a $2m bribe for an oil deal - will go to a tough prison.

Egypt: Ancient child burials found near Aswan

The more than 3,000-year-old burials are among three recent discoveries near the city of Aswan.

France Millas train crash: Children killed as bus cut in two

At least four children died and at least 18 people were hurt in the collision in southern France.