BBC news for Kent

Passenger ferry runs aground on sandbank in Calais in storm

There were no reports of injuries when the vessel ran aground with hundreds of people aboard.

UK snow: Power and travel disruption across country

Weather affects travel and leads to power cuts, with hundreds of schools set to stay closed on Monday.

Three A&Es 'not an option' for east Kent

Currently, patients who need urgent care in Canterbury must go to Margate or Ashford for treatment.

Facebook counterfeit sellers revealed in BBC investigation

Trading Standards criticises the social media giant for not doing enough to stamp out fake traders.

Live BBC World News

Venezuela opposition banned from running in 2018 election

President Maduro says the three main opposition parties cannot compete against him in 2018.

California wildfires: Santa Barbara threatened by Thomas fire

Fresh evacuations are ordered as the largest of the state's wildfires burns largely uncontrolled.

Josh Homme: Queens of the Stone Age frontman kicks woman

The rock star says he is sorry for kicking the photographer, who says he did it on purpose.

Netanyahu: Palestinians must face reality over Jerusalem

Israel's prime minister says Jerusalem has "never been the capital of any other people".