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Therapy dogs replaced with robotic pets at Hythe care home

BBC Kent - 1 hour 31 min ago
A care home says its robotic pets help with residents' communication and anxiety.
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Coronavirus: UK travel quarantine rules 'not worth it', says Theresa Villiers

BBC Kent - 1 hour 37 min ago
Only a tiny number of fines have been handed out and a former minister says the policy is not working.
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Lockdown: Suicide fears soar in LGBT community

BBC Kent - 8 hours 58 min ago
There has been a huge increase in the number of LGBT people seeking suicide-prevention support.
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Coronavirus: The children doing sports day in lockdown

BBC Kent - 10 hours 21 min ago
Lockdown has massively disrupted children's activity levels, Sport England says.
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Councils 'need culture change' to boost diversity, campaigner says

BBC Kent - 10 hours 21 min ago
Only 4% of English councillors are not white and the Local Government Association backs calls for change.
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Coronavirus UK map: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?

BBC Kent - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 16:39
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
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East Kent Hospitals trust records 'late peak' in Covid-19 cases

BBC Kent - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 16:10
East Kent Hospitals had 21 deaths in the last week of June, more than 10% of the 194 across England.
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Coronavirus: Councils 'need government help' in deficit

BBC Kent - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 11:24
Councillors in Kent argue that local authorities across the country will collapse without support.
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Coronavirus: TM Lewin to close all UK shops

BBC Kent - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 07:17
The firm will cut 600 jobs after becoming the latest retail casualty of the coronavirus crisis.
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Coronavirus: Lockdown boosts Couch to 5K downloads

BBC Kent - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 00:45
Hundreds of thousands sign up to the NHS-backed running app during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Humanist weddings: Landmark High Court challenge to legally recognise marriages

BBC Kent - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 00:35
Humanist ceremonies are recognised in law in Scotland and Northern Ireland but not in England or Wales.
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Channel migrants 'should be returned to France'

BBC Kent - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 23:07
The former head of the Border Force says it is the only way to stop people smugglers risking lives.
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Covid-19: How to be a travel vlogger in lockdown

BBC Kent - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 23:01
Travel vlogger Bogdan Alexe has had to come up with new ways make films.
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Cardiff City 0-0 Charlton Athletic: Bluebirds frustrated by Addicks

BBC Kent - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 18:58
Cardiff City's Championship play-off push falters as they are held to a goalless draw at home by Charlton Athletic.
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Coronavirus: How will local lockdowns work?

BBC Kent - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 16:16
A local lockdown has been introduced to stop the spread of Covid-19 in Leicester - but how will it work?
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Climate change: UK could hit 40C 'regularly' by end of this century

BBC Kent - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 15:01
Britain could see temperatures up to 40C every few years by 2100 if carbon emissions stay very high.
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100 days of lockdown: Birmingham doctor recalls 'fear'

BBC Kent - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 13:04
Staff at City Hospital in Birmingham recall the 100 days since lockdown began.
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Charles-Cook seals Ross County move

BBC Kent - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 09:30
New signing Regan Charles-Cook is ready to "push himself on" at Ross County, says manager Stuart Kettlewell.
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100 days of lockdown: Aerial footage shows England's empty spaces

BBC Kent - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 09:07
A look back at the height of lockdown when England's cities and tourist spots stood empty.
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Middlesbrough teen reflects on lockdown as a mum

BBC Kent - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 07:57
Robyn, 17, reflects on 100 days of coronavirus lockdown as a mum to one-year-old Skyla.
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