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More takeaways on high street despite anti-obesity push

BBC Kent - 9 hours 34 min ago
Campaigners say they led to more obesity, but councils say they need extra powers to curb their growth.
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Draw made for first round of FA Cup

BBC Kent - Mon, 10/22/2018 - 18:40
National League South side Hampton & Richmond Borough have the chance of pulling off an FA Cup shock after they draw League Two club Oldham Athletic the first round.
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Bucks Fizz star Jay Aston back on stage after cancer operation

BBC Kent - Mon, 10/22/2018 - 15:41
Jay Aston has had life-saving surgery to treat her mouth cancer.
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Sarah Wellgreen: 200 join search for missing mum

BBC Kent - Mon, 10/22/2018 - 15:17
Hundreds of people join the search for Sarah Wellgreen who disappeared nearly two weeks ago.
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'Halloween House' in Snodland raises cash for Cancer Research

BBC Kent - Sun, 10/21/2018 - 16:13
A 'Halloween House' in Snodland is drawing crowds and raising cash for charity.
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Ryanair flight: 'Racial abuse passenger' referred to police

BBC Kent - Sun, 10/21/2018 - 11:24
A man was filmed shouting abuse at a black woman in an incident that has been referred to police.
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Doncaster Rovers 3-3 Gillingham

BBC Kent - Sat, 10/20/2018 - 17:15
Paul Taylor's stoppage-time equaliser rescues Doncaster a point as they come from 2-0 and 3-2 down to draw with Gillingham.
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Charlton Athletic 2-0 Barnsley

BBC Kent - Sat, 10/20/2018 - 17:09
Karlan Grant nets a brace as Charlton inflict only a second league defeat of the season on in-form visitors Barnsley.
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World Para Table Tennis Championships: Ross Wilson claims gold in Slovenia

BBC Kent - Sat, 10/20/2018 - 14:04
Great Britain's Ross Wilson saves three match points to win a maiden World Para Table Tennis title in Celje, Slovenia.
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Who was the real Granny Smith?

BBC Kent - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 23:07
The Granny Smith apple turns 150 this year, but who was the woman who gave her name to the fruit?
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Benny the beluga: Fireworks display on hold for whale's safety

BBC Kent - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 16:11
The whale has been swimming in the River Thames off Gravesend since 25 September.
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Banks closures: 13 million people have lost half of local branches

BBC Kent - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 08:14
Where have all the branches gone? BBC analysis finds nearly 6,000 local banks have closed since 2010.
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Tunbridge Wells man died after misdiagnosis of sepsis symptoms

BBC Kent - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 18:32
Student Tim Mason would not have died from sepsis if he had been correctly diagnosed, a coroner says.
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MPs sign up for £2m of free overseas trips

BBC Kent - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 16:21
MPs have accepted more than £2m worth of free travel over the last two years, BBC analysis reveals.
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England v Sri Lanka: Joe Denly prepared to open in Tests for England

BBC Kent - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 11:40
Joe Denly is not ruling out opening the England batting in the Tests against Sri Lanka - nine years after his last cap, in an ODI.
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Gatwick Airport move to increase capacity 'underhand'

BBC Kent - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 09:10
Gatwick Airport says up to 15 extra flights could take off each hour by using the emergency runway.
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British soldier's WW1 Belgian-brewed ale lives on

BBC Kent - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 08:52
Sgt Jack Payne's Silly Scotch Ale is celebrated 100 years on in the Belgium town it is named after.
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Tunbridge Wells man died after sepsis symptoms 'missed'

BBC Kent - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 06:09
An inquest hears the 21-year-old student "felt like he was dying" but was sent home from hospital.
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Tory MP Craig Mackinlay 'overspent on election to win seat'

BBC Kent - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 17:06
Craig Mackinlay denies making false expenditure returns in a bid to beat Nigel Farage in South Thanet.
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British farmers shouldn't get cheap EU labour - government adviser

BBC Kent - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 16:03
Fruit and veg growers are likely to be hit by new immigration rules after Brexit, Lords are told.
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