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Jayden Parkinson jury discharged

BBC Kent - 2 hours 51 min ago
A jury is discharged as it fails to reach a verdict over the brother of the man found guilty of murdering Jayden Parkinson who grew up in Folkestone.
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Dartford bring in winger Daley

BBC Kent - 2 hours 52 min ago
Conference Premier side Dartford sign winger Luke Daley following a successful trial period during pre-season.
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Counties return to 50-over format

BBC Kent - 4 hours 23 min ago
The One-Day Cup begins on Saturday, marking the return of the 50-over format to county cricket after a four-year gap.
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'Wrong lung' operation led to death

BBC Kent - 5 hours 38 min ago
A man died after receiving treatment on the wrong lung in a Kent hospital, the coroner at his inquest says.
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Fifi Geldof defends Peaches online

BBC Kent - 8 hours 32 min ago
31-year-old Fifi Geldof denies claims on Instagram that her older sister Peaches, who died of a heroin overdose in April in Wrotham, was "selfish".
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Renicks sisters claim golden double

BBC Kent - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 22:29
Dartford's Kelly Edwards wins silver after being beaten by Scotland's Louise Renicks in the -52kg judo final at the Commonwealth Games.
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VIDEO: Bumblebees thriving on Romney Marsh

BBC Kent - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 20:12
Britain's rarest bumblebees appear to be thriving on the Romney Marsh in Kent as part of a programme to reintroduce them to the UK.
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Woman bitten by neighbour's dog

BBC Kent - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 20:10
A woman says she fears for her family's safety after she was bitten by her neighbour's dog, while sunbathing in her garden.
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VIDEO: Excavation of 17th Century shipwreck

BBC Kent - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 20:09
Divers working with English Heritage are salvaging historic artefacts from the wreck of a warship that sank in the Thames Estuary in 1665 following an explosion.
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Ex-boyfriend guilty of Jayden murder

BBC Kent - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 17:42
The ex-boyfriend of pregnant teenager Jayden Parkinson, who grew up in Folkestone, is convicted of murder.
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Genocide-claim nurse wins damages

BBC Kent - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 16:21
A psychiatric nurse accepts libel damages over a headline in The Times newspaper which said he was wanted for genocide.
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Shipwreck 'similar to Mary Rose'

BBC Kent - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 14:18
The excavation of the underwater wreck of a ship that exploded while sailing from Kent in 1665 could be "similar in scope" to the Mary Rose warship, archaeologists say.
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King's armour back after 500 years

BBC Kent - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 14:14
Henry VIII's armour returns to Leeds Castle
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Nine arrested over '£3m fuel fraud'

BBC Kent - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 13:49
Nine people are arrested in a series of raids across southern England, including Kent, targeting alleged fuel fraud.
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Foreign speeders face no action

BBC Kent - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:04
More than 2,000 foreign drivers were captured speeding by cameras in Kent last year, but face no consequences.
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Peaches' drug 'secrets' and Games pictures - papers

BBC Kent - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 05:41
Many papers focus on the inquest of TV presenter Peaches Geldof, while others give their views on the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.
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Maize maze shaped like rhino head

BBC Kent - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 16:56
.A maize maze is created in the shape of a rhino's head to raise awareness of how rare the species are becoming because of the threat from poachers.
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Kent dent Surrey promotion hopes

BBC Kent - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 16:27
Darren Stevens takes 5-68 as Kent beat promotion-chasing Surrey by 89 runs at Guildford.
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Lord Howard backs 'dying with dignity'

BBC Kent - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 15:16
Lord says hospitals are no place to die
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Rise in historic sexual abuse cases

BBC Kent - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 14:14
The number of historic sexual offences reported to Kent Police have risen by about 70% in the last year.
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