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VIDEO: Mother warns of meningitis risk

BBC Kent - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 18:44
A Kent mother has warned other parents to look out for the signs of a dangerous blood infection after her 14-month-old son nearly died.
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VIDEO: MP offers 'moral support' to airport

BBC Kent - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 18:44
Campaigners who want to see Manston Airport reopened have been told by a government minister: "We're on your side."
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Villages protest at Heathrow noise

BBC Kent - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 18:13
Hundreds of people in Surrey say increased noise from Heathrow is depriving them of sleep and disturbing their life.
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VIDEO: Archbishop of Canterbury: 'I doubt'

BBC Kent - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 18:04
In an interview with BBC Bristol presenter Lucy Tegg, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, admits he sometimes has doubts about God.
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VIDEO: 'Faster progress' needed at hospital

BBC Kent - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 18:02
Faster progress is needed to improve a hospital in Kent which has been in special measures for more than a year, the health secretary has said.
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Smith ton ensures Hampshire draw

BBC Kent - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 17:24
Will Smith's unbeaten 142 sees Hampshire stave off defeat as they struggle to a draw against Kent in Southampton.
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Helicopter crash victims named

BBC Kent - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 17:24
The two men who died when a helicopter crashed off the East Yorkshire coast are named by police - the pilot was 58-year-old Brian Bridgman from Canterbury.
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Archbishop admits 'doubts about God'

BBC Kent - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 15:30
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby says he sometimes has doubts in his belief in God, he tells the BBC.
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'Faster progress' needed at hospital

BBC Kent - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 15:13
Faster progress is needed to improve a hospital in Kent which has been in special measures for more than a year, the health secretary says.
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Housing plans 'failing residents'

BBC Kent - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 13:10
A Kent council is "failing to protect" residents of two villages over plans to build more than 2,000 new homes, a UKIP councillor says.
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Councillors recommend lorry park site

BBC Kent - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 01:15
A site off the M20 at Westenhanger is the preferred location of councillors in Kent for the construction of a new lorry park.
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US bidder still keen to buy Manston

BBC Kent - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 21:02
A US businessman who had three bids to buy Manston Airport turned down says he can secure £20m to reopen it.
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Ervine hits ton but Hants struggle

BBC Kent - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 16:55
Sean Ervine hits a ton but Hampshire are forced to follow-on as they struggle against Kent on day three in Southampton.
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Gills striker Kedwell has surgery

BBC Kent - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:38
Gillingham striker Danny Kedwell is set for three weeks on the sidelines after undergoing a knee operation.
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Fan arrested over racist abuse claim

BBC Kent - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:53
A Gillingham football fan is arrested on suspicion of shouting racist abuse at a Peterborough player during a League One match.
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AUDIO: 'I found migrant under my campervan'

BBC Kent - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:29
A driver describes the moment he found a migrant "clinging on with his fingernails" to the bottom of his campervan in Ashford.
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Mystery of Irish emigrant solved?

BBC Kent - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:41
An elderly Irishman who died alone in Kent, with no family or friends, could be brought back to his homeland after a rural village community answered an appeal to trace his relatives.
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VIDEO: Spine fractures man 'turned away'

BBC Kent - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 22:52
A man who fractured his spine in multiple places claims he was turned away twice by Medway Maritime Hospital.
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Charlton Athletic 1-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers

BBC Kent - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 22:32
Danny Batth's second-half equaliser earns Wolves a 1-1 draw at Championship promotion rivals Charlton.
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Gillingham 2-1 Peterborough United

BBC Kent - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 22:09
Cody McDonald scores his 50th Gillingham goal as Peterborough are beaten on the road for the first time this season.
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