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Connecting Kent With Peru Via Cricket and Cigarette Cards

Kit Caless | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Kit Caless

By the time I was old enough to work on those ferries, escaping Kent had become an obsession. Being so close to the coast, so close to France and the continent developed the gnawing idea that there was always something better, somewhere else.

'Critical Incident' As Asylum Seekers Found Aboard Cross-Channel Ferry

PA | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK

A "critical incident" was declared at the Port of Dover after 14 asylum seekers were found in a tanker on board a cross-Channel ferry. They were di...

Five Arrested On Suspicion Of Murder After Body Found Near Car

PA | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK

Two women and three men have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a man's body near a car. Police were alerted after the...

The Crumbling Cliffs Of Dover..

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK

Tonnes of chalk from the world famous White Cliffs of Dover have collapsed into the English Channel. A big mound of chalk was left on the shore aft...

Child Stowaways Found Locked In Refrigerated Lorry On Way To UK

PA | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK

Four children endured several hours locked in a refrigerated lorry in a failed attempt to smuggle them into Britain, the UK Border Force said. The ...

Teen 'Forced To Live In Tent For Nine Months'

PA | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK

Failures by two councils led to a homeless 16-year-old boy being forced to spend nine months living in a tent and having to sell his belongings to sur...

Why We Need to Protect Landmarks Like the White Cliffs of Dover

Mike Collins | Posted 10.09.2012 | UK
Mike Collins

It's a rare quality for one single place to have such a standing in a nations collective memory that it comes to symbolise the character and spirit of a country. The White Cliffs of Dover have served that function for countless generations and really do encapsulate that often over used word 'iconic'. 

Sinking Feeling: Replica Bronze Age Boat Fails On Maiden Voyage

PA | Posted 12.07.2012 | UK

The crew of a half-sized replica of the Dover Bronze Age boat had to abort the vessel's maiden voyage when it failed to stay afloat as it entered the ...

PICTURES: 'Tonnes' Of Dover's Famous White Cliffs Tumble Into Sea

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK

A large section of the White Cliffs of Dover has crumbled into the English Channel following a "substantial" rockfall, the Coastguard has said. Ton...

Three Arrested In Wakefield Amid Kent Murder Probe

PA | Posted 11.03.2012 | UK

Three people were being questioned on suspicion of murder today after the bodies of two women were discovered in a flat. The unidentified women wer...