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When is an arrest not an arrest? The curious case of Kathryn Smith

The News Shopper reports:

Labour parliamentary candidate for Gravesham Kathryn Smith has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after crashing her car into a roundabout.

The incident reportedly took place in University Way, Dartford, at the junction of Joyce Green Lane, at around 10pm on Monday.

It is understood she was breathalysed at the scene and asked to provide a blood sample…

A Kent Police spokewsoman said: “A 49-year-old woman from Welling has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving following a road traffic collision on April 26.” …

In a statement to News Shopper, Miss Smith denied she had been arrested.

Curious.

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Telegraph: country’s first female director of adult films selected as Lib Dem parliamentary candidate

Here’s the story, Female adult film director runs for parliament with Lib Dems, which presumably earned its place in the Torygraph thanks to the titillating headline it teed-up:

Anna Arrowsmith, managing director of adult film company Easy on the Eye, will stand for the party in Gravesham, Kent. Under her pseudonym Anna Span the 38-year-old has produced around 300 pornographic films. She has specialised in “women friendly” films, with titles like Where’s the Rent Boys aimed at female erotica enthusiasts.

Mrs Arrowsmith asked the people of Gravesend not to judge her on the sins of her industry and pointed to her

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