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May 10, 2020

Rifle-wielding police stormed a sleepy village pub after fighting broke out between travellers during a lockdown "lock-in".

The White Horse, in Otham, near Maidstone, Kent, was surrounded by several armed police units in scenes that shocked residents of the rural villag...

March 8, 2020

SCENE: McKelvie arrived at the Port of Dover with no passport and three mobile phones ( 

A BRITISH man charged under terror laws after he was found by police at the Port of Dover with no passport has gone on the run.

Christopher McKelvie, 28, from London,...

November 11, 2019

GUILTY: Conman Robert Keogh has been sentenced to nine years in prison (NCA) 

AN IRISH national has been jailed for nine years after admitting smuggling 60 guns into the country in his car, in what is believed to be the largest seizure of lethal weapons at a UK port.


August 3, 2019

DEADLY: Nineteen of the guns lined up after the seizure 

SIXTY illegal firearms have been seized in a car at the Port of Dover in what is believed to be the biggest seizure of its kind ever in the UK.

An investigation by the National Crime Agency (NCA) was launched after...

April 1, 2019

HIDDEN: The bones from the Middles Ages were buried in two black bin bags (IG) 

The bones of at least six people found buried in mud have been dated back to the Middle Ages, leaving a mystery as to how they ended up there hidden in two black bin bags.

Kent Police launche...

November 22, 2018

WHITE CLIFFS: More Iranians are making the treacherous crossing this month 

AT LEAST 93 suspected Iranians have entered the UK illegally this month after crossing the English Channel on small dinghies.

The latest came today when two boats each carrying seven people...

November 13, 2018

CONVICTED: Simon Pellett 

A CORRUPT UK border officer tried to smuggle firearms and drugs into the UK via the Channel Tunnel while on duty.

Simon Pellett, 37, was yesterday convicted of multiple offences involving cocaine, heroin and firearms that it was feared would end...

November 1, 2018

DUMP: Smouldering waste in Star Lane and a wrecked car in a field 

THESE were the shocking scenes near a controversial traveller site in the days after Henry Vincent was killed in a botched burglary.

These previously unpublished images show a burnt car graveyard, blazing...

September 30, 2018

SCENE: Police outside the Harris home yesterday

A MAN has been charged with the murders of a mother and daughter who were stabbed to death in their own home.

Jack Ralph, 28, is charged with the murders of Margaret Harris, 78, and daughter Sharon Harris, 55.

They died yest...

September 16, 2018

FUGITIVE: Charlie Anderson was supposed to turn up for sentence at Basildon Crown Court 

POLICE are hunting a man convicted of dangerous driving who failed to show up to court to be sentenced.

A warrant was issued by Basildon Crown Court for the arrest of Charlie Anderso...

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