Podcast: Medway teenager Emmanuel Agbaje groomed young girls on Snapchat before raping and blackmailing them

A Medway teenager who blackmailed and sexually assaulted young girls has been locked up for 12 years…

Emmanuel Agbaje, 17 from Silver Streak Way in Strood, forced his victims to send him indecent photos then made threats to hurt them.

He admitted charges of rape, sex assault, blackmail and possessing indecent images. Hear from the mum of one of his victims who has spoken about what happened.

A drink driver who killed three people when he crashed at more than 120 miles per hour is starting 10 years in prison.

A court was told how 36-year-old Carl Simpson from Durham had drunk several pints of lager before the collision in Lydd.

Our reporter Alex Jee, who was at the sentencing, has more details on what happened. You can also hear from police who dealt with the case.

The government’s announcing a big plan to overhaul NHS staffing to help cut waiting lists.

They want to recruit 300,000 extra nurses, doctors and other professionals by 2037.

Organisers of a Kent support group for people with Tourette’s Syndrome say Lewis Capaldli’s performance at Glastonbury is driving a rise in awareness of the condition.

TS is as prevalent as autism with 1 in 100 school children living with the condition.

And in sport, Kent are welcoming Sussex to Canterbury for their penultimate group game in the T20 Blast later.

The Spitfires will be hoping to make it seven wins in a row after turning round a disappointing start to the season.