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England's seaside towns where young people might disappear

5 hours 17 min ago
More than half of coastal communities in England might see a fall in the number of residents under 30.
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T20 Blast: Kent beat Somerset after Derbyshire overcome Yorkshire

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 21:04
Kent and Derbyshire both begin their 2019 T20 Blast campaigns with victories, beating Somerset and Yorkshire.
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Labour wants to end outsourcing of council services

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 10:26
Bin collections, cleaning and school dinners could be taken back in-house under the party's plans.
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Primary children 'should learn about FGM'

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 01:44
Experts fear that for some vulnerable girls, secondary school lessons on the issue will be too late.
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UK City of Culture 2025: Medway announces bid for honour

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 16:47
The City of Culture status is awarded by the government every four years with Hull the current holder.
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Could there be an early general election?

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 00:12
Some MPs say they are prepared to trigger an election. How soon could it theoretically happen?
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Quiz of the week

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 23:16
Have you been paying attention to what's been going on over the past seven days?
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Gatwick Airport plans to open standby runway for departures

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 19:09
Airport chiefs hope to have the standby runway open for business by the mid-2020s.
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Ellie Goulding receives honorary degree from University of Kent

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 18:29
Eleven years after dropping out from her degree Ellie Goulding is honoured by her former university.
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Jonny Williams: Wales international re-signs with Charlton Athletic

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:27
Wales international Jonny Williams re-signs with Charlton, having been released by the Championship club in May.
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Child mental health referrals 'up nearly 50%'

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 05:00
The figures, which are across the UK, are 'deeply worrying', say the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
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Flying ants: Swarms appear on weather map as 'rain'

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 18:33
BBC weather presenter Simon King says the insects showed up as "very light precipitation".
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Hatton Garden thief could avoid return to jail over dementia

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 18:16
Brian Reader, who was told to pay back millions, could avoid a return to jail due to his dementia.
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Ferry companies warn of gridlock in no-deal Brexit

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 16:13
Freight companies have told Newsnight they will refuse boarding to lorries that do not have the right paperwork.
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Disability sailing group in Sevenoaks marks tenth anniversary

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 15:35
Wealden Sailability provides sailing experiences for disabled people from its base in Chipstead.
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Six boys among dozens found on boats

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 15:19
Three boats are intercepted by the Border Force as more migrants attempt Channel crossings.
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Derbyshire sign Kent's Stevens on loan

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 08:44
Derbyshire sign 43-year-old all-rounder Darren Stevens on loan from Kent for their T20 Blast campaign.
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Channel migrants: Man in flippers attempts Channel swim

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 18:59
The man was suffering from mild hypothermia when he was picked up by French authorities.
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County Championship: Kent settle for draw with Hampshire

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 17:20
Kent settle for a draw on the final day against Hampshire after calling time on a tricky run-chase in the final hour.
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Justin Edinburgh: Footballers pay respects at memorial service

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 16:01
Glenn Hoddle, Sol Campbell and Teddy Sheringham attended a service at Chelmsford Cathedral.
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