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Search for missing Wimbledon girl ,13, who has left UK
Serena Alexander-Benson told her father she was going to school, but she never arrived.

Just Eat 'phishing' scammer Grant West jailed
Grant West, described as "a one man cyber crime wave", had the personal data of 165,000 people.

Pedestrian killed on M20 by articulated lorry
The 41-year-old man was walking on the M20 near junction 11 for Hythe when he was hit by a lorry.

Ex-aide to Michael Fallon cleared of sexual assault
Richard Holden had been accused of attacking a woman at a party in London in December 2016.

How many £1m-plus homes are sold near you?
Sales of homes in England and Wales for over £1m have hit a new high. How many were sold near you?

Where are the richest households in the UK?
The average UK household income, after taxes and benefits are accounted for, is £19,432 per person.

Grayson Perry designs stamp for Royal Academy anniversary
Norman Ackroyd, Tracey Emin and Yinka Shonibare also create works for the Royal Mail series.

Ofsted admits some 'outstanding schools aren't that good'
"Outstanding" schools may not be as good as their rating suggests, says Ofsted.

Maritime and Coastguard Agency's new film sends 999 message
The video updates a 1968 public information film that starred the hapless Joe and Petunia.

New plans for Stack
Easing traffic problems in Kent in the event of cross-Channel disruption will include a contraflow.

'Crack cocaine' of gambling.
New rules will reduce the maximum bet from £100 on terminals dubbed the "crack cocaine" of gambling.

One-Day Cup: Denly stars as Kent beat Glamorgan by four wickets
Kent captain Joe Denly hits 150 not out and claims four wickets as Kent beat Glamorgan in the One-Day Cup.

Maidstone United: Defender Jordan Wynter joins from Woking
Maidstone boss Jay Saunders makes his first summer signing by bringing Woking defender Jordan Wynter to the Gallagher Stadium

Louis Dennis: Portsmouth sign forward from Bromley
League One club Portsmouth sign Louis Dennis on a free transfer after the forward left National League side Bromley.