BBC news for Kent

UKIP members vote to sack embattled leader Henry Bolton

The party is looking for its fifth leader in 18 months after members vote to remove Henry Bolton.

Winter Olympics: Lizzy Yarnold defends skeleton gold as Laura Deas takes bronze

Britain's Lizzy Yarnold defends her Winter Olympic skeleton title, as team-mate Laura Deas takes bronze and Izzy Atkin claims GB's first ever medal in a skiing event.

Parents guilty of amputee baby's life-changing injuries

The six-week-old baby had both his legs removed after he suffered 11 fractures and septicaemia.

Ramsgate knife-throwing killer John Buchanan jailed

Michael Ward, also known as Archie, died after an artery in his leg was severed by a kitchen knife.

Live BBC World News

Florida school shooting: Students demand tighter gun controls

Survivors of Wednesday's shooting demand tighter gun controls, criticising President Donald Trump.

Israel Gaza: Four Israeli soldiers injured in border blast

Four soldiers are hurt in what is said to be the worst border incident since the 2014 war with Hamas.

Rare cello returned after knifepoint theft in Paris

The instrument, made in 1737, is worth more than €1m but was returned undamaged.

Russia-Trump inquiry: Russian foreign minister dismisses FBI charges

The Russian foreign minister reacts a day after the US indicted 13 Russians over election meddling.