BBC news for Kent

Storm Brian: Gale-force winds and high seas hit UK coast

Gusts of 78mph hit Wales, although the storm has not been as bad as was feared, forecasters say.

Meet the South East's Muslim Scouts

The 7th Gillingham Misbah Scouts meet every Thursday.

BBC sorry over gay conversion tweet

The poll by BBC Radio Kent sparked outrage on social media.

Death of man in Kent Police custody death referred to IPCC

A 29-year-old man arrested in Maidstone suffered a medical incident at Tonbridge Police Station.

Live BBC World News

Catalonia independence: Puigdemont 'will not accept' Rajoy plan

The regional president says Catalonia will not accept Madrid's plan to curb devolution.

Japan goes to the polls in snap election

Millions are voting in the election, which was called by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last month.

Former US presidents gather for hurricanes fundraiser

The five living former US presidents have raised more than $31m (£23.5m) for victims.

WHO chief 'rethinking' Robert Mugabe's appointment

Proposals to make Zimbabwe's leader a World Health Organisation goodwill envoy spark an outcry.