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Ramsgate: Car crashes into family, killing man and woman

BBC Kent - 59 min 33 sec ago
A girl is in hospital with serious injuries, and two others are hurt, in a suspected hit-and-run.
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Swimming pools: Concern as closures across the UK revealed

BBC Kent - 1 hour 31 min ago
One in six local authorities in the UK have lost at least one pool since 2019, BBC News finds.
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UK heatwave: Four-day extreme heat warning comes into effect

BBC Kent - 1 hour 35 min ago
Scorching temperatures may affect people's health and disrupt transport, the Met Office says.
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Is the UK heading for a drought and will there be more hosepipe bans?

BBC Kent - 3 hours 52 min ago
July saw temperature records broken multiple times.
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Gillingham to host League One Exeter in EFL Cup

BBC Kent - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 21:59
Leicester City travel to face League Two Stockport County in the second round of the EFL Cup, with Newcastle United visiting fourth-tier Tranmere Rovers.
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Adam Gemili: British sprinter pulls out of European Championships

BBC Kent - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 16:30
British sprinter Adam Gemili withdraws from the European Championships in Munich.
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Sheppey school rated inadequate over homophobia, racism and attendance

BBC Kent - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 14:52
"Sexist, homophobic and racist language regularly goes unchallenged," Ofsted finds.
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Paul Wakefield death: Man and woman found guilty of murder

BBC Kent - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 14:38
Paul Wakefield was beaten and stabbed with a broken bottle in the attack and died in hospital.
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Hosepipe bans: What are water companies doing to tackle leaks?

BBC Kent - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 11:47
Hosepipe bans are being introduced but what are water companies doing to tackle leaks?
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Harry Finch: Batter rejoins Kent for Royal London Cup campaign

BBC Kent - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 11:34
Kent re-sign batter Harry Finch for the remainder of this season's One-Day Cup.
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East Kent NHS Trust: Hospital apologises over baby death errors

BBC Kent - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 08:47
A hospital trust apologises to Alisha Pegg, whose daughter Grace died in her arms.
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Canadian Open: Britain's Emma Raducanu beaten in first round by Camila Giorgi

BBC Kent - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 06:19
Emma Raducanu's US Open title defence preparations suffer another blow as she loses to Camila Giorgi in the National Bank Open first round.
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UK heatwave: Four-day extreme heat warning for parts of UK

BBC Kent - Wed, 08/10/2022 - 05:43
The Met Office says temperatures will be below July's record highs - but this heatwave will last longer.
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AFC Wimbledon 0-2 Gillingham

BBC Kent - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 21:42
Late goals from substitutes Mikael Mandron and Jordan Green power Gillingham to a 2-0 win over AFC Wimbledon and into the second round of the Carabao Cup.
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Charlton Athletic 1-1 Queens Park Rangers (5-4 pens): Addicks win shootout against Rangers

BBC Kent - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 21:06
League One side Charlton Athletic knock out Championship rivals Queens Park Rangers 5-4 on penalties in the first round of the Carabao Cup .
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Tony Hudgell receives award for his sponsored walks

BBC Kent - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 19:07
Tony Hudgell, who lost his legs when he was a baby, received his accolade at 10 Downing Street.
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Driver dies when car pursued by police hits bus in Kent

BBC Kent - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 19:04
Police say the vehicle failed to stop for officers and collided with a bus after a short pursuit.
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Tiktok: Suspected gangs tout English Channel migrant crossings on platform

BBC Kent - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 17:50
A number of accounts claim to guarantee a safe Channel crossing for £5,000, despite a TikTok ban.
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Rail strikes: No train services on some lines on Saturday

BBC Kent - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 14:28
Rail firms reveal reduced timetables as thousands of workers walk out on Saturday over pay.
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Thames Water plans to introduce hosepipe ban 'in weeks'

BBC Kent - Tue, 08/09/2022 - 13:48
The firm plans to bring in restrictions for 15 million customers "in the coming weeks".
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