January 22, 2020

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There has been a stabbing following a brawl in the city centre.

Police were called at around 16:30pm to reports of a fight Behind the Halifax building in central Canterbury, opposite the Whitefriar’s shopping district.

Multiple poli...

October 31, 2019

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A BBC report published in early October has found that in the academic year 2018-2019, there were 1,436 allegations recorded of sexual assault at UK universities, a staggering rise on the 476 reports logged in the 2016-2017 academic year two year...

A 20-year-old student from the University of Kent has been sentenced to 30 months in prison on 22 October for drug-dealing related charges. This is after Kent Police raided his Medway accommodation.

Seif Khalid Hashim, a physiotherapy student, had his room raided by the...

June 14, 2019

A 17-year old German exchange student was airlifted to a London hospital after being severely injured in an attack on Thursday 6 June in the Whitefriars shopping district. 

The victim is believed to be in a coma, and is due to undergo specialist surgery. The victim was...

February 21, 2019

The prison system in the UK is a complete mess. It’s too harsh in some cases, too lenient in others. There’s overcrowding, reoffending, and high crime rates behind bars. A combination of these factors makes it clear that something has to be done to aid a system that is...

February 9, 2019

Last week, it was in the news that a teenager had committed murder. This is a repeat of the murder of 39-year-old Angela Wrightson, who was killed by two teenagers, aged 13 and 14. This was worsened by their decision to share their brutality with friends over Snapchat,...

December 5, 2018

One in four rape cases reported to Kent Police result in charges, new figures show.

Data released by the Ministry of Justice and Rape Monitoring group show that in 2016-2017, there were 1,569 officially recorded incidents classified as rape in the county.

Data from Decem...

November 18, 2018

Last week, neo-Nazi and white supremacist graffiti was found daubed on the back of Eliot College on the University of Kent’s Canterbury campus. While the perpetrator’s identity is currently unknown, this shouldn’t be considered an isolated or anomalous incident. Univer...

November 13, 2018

Knife crime in London has claimed yet another life after the fatal stabbing of a sixteen-year-old boy in Tulse Hill. It is the fifth instance of fatal knife violence in just six days, a spate of killings that have taken three teenaged boys’ lives. It’s easy to recite s...

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