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Alfie Doughty: Charlton Athletic extend midfielder's contract until 2021

BBC Kent - 1 hour 11 min ago
Charlton Athletic exercise an option to extend the contract of midfielder Alfie Doughty until the summer of 2021.
Categories: Kent

Coronavirus: Repatriation flight for Britons on Diamond Princess delayed

BBC Kent - 5 hours 4 min ago
Repatriating about 70 UK nationals from Japan is "logistically complicated", the embassy in Tokyo says.
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Households in England to face council tax rises, research says

BBC Kent - 12 hours 24 min ago
It will amount to an average rise of up to £69 per home, the County Councils Network says.
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Students hit by 14-day university lecturers strike

BBC Kent - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 12:23
Students facing disruption as union members in 74 universities begin 14 days of strike action.
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New polymer £20 featuring painter Turner enters circulation

BBC Kent - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 00:04
A new polymer £20 banknote featuring artist JMW Turner starts to appear in ATMs on Thursday.
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Harry Richford inquest: 'Lives at risk' over locum doctor recruitment

BBC Kent - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 18:42
A coroner probing an avoidable baby death in East Kent calls for a national review of locum medics.
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Swaleside Prison: Recruitment drive to tackle violence at jail

BBC Kent - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 18:09
A prison, which was criticised for not having a plan to tackle violence, has launched a recruitment drive.
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South East sees lowest growth in house prices

BBC Kent - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:06
House prices climbed 3.9% in Yorkshire and Humber last year, but just 1.2% in the South East.
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Barrow 1-0 Dover Athletic

BBC Kent - Tue, 02/18/2020 - 22:43
Barrow extend their lead at the top of the National League table to seven points after recording a 1-0 home victory over Dover.
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Southend United 0-1 Gillingham

BBC Kent - Tue, 02/18/2020 - 22:24
Connor Ogilvie's second-half header sees in-form Gillingham claim a 1-0 victory at relegation-doomed Southend United.
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East Kent baby deaths: 'It felt like a murder charge'

BBC Kent - Tue, 02/18/2020 - 17:18
Helen Gittos lost her baby Harriet when she was eight days old, and she believes the death was preventable.
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Sam Billings: Wicketkeeper-batsman extends Kent contract until 2022

BBC Kent - Tue, 02/18/2020 - 13:47
England white-ball international Sam Billings signs a new two-year contract extension with Kent until the end of 2022.
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Cookham Wood YOI: Violence levels among inmates 'too high'

BBC Kent - Tue, 02/18/2020 - 09:49
Cookham Wood Young Offender Institute is judged "not sufficiently good" following an inspection.
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Curling: 'It's not just chucking stones down the ice'

BBC Kent - Tue, 02/18/2020 - 02:52
Felix Price, who plays for England's junior team, earns a living as a coach at an ice rink in Kent.
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Farmers face violent threats from hare coursing gangs

BBC Kent - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 18:38
Landowners say their property is being broken into and crops damaged by gangs staging illegal hare coursing.
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Owen Kinghorn died after ecstasy overdose

BBC Kent - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 17:33
Owen Kinghorn's body was found in a field behind a cricket club in Ashford, Kent.
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Storm Dennis: Tree smashes into family's car

BBC Kent - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 12:28
A father and his two children are lucky to be alive after a tree fell on their car during Storm Dennis.
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M20: Operation Brock replaced by quicker barrier scheme

BBC Kent - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 09:17
A moveable concrete barrier will be instead deployed in the event of congestion on the M20 in Kent.
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Storm Dennis: Major incidents declared in south Wales and Herefordshire

BBC Kent - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 23:58
People are rescued from flooded homes in Wales, and there are a record number of flood warnings and alerts in England.
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Storm Dennis: Army called in to help shore up defences

BBC Kent - Sat, 02/15/2020 - 21:16
Troops are helping bolster flood defences as flights are grounded and sporting fixtures called off.
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