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O'Grady agrees hacking settlement

BBC Kent - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:39
Television personality Paul O'Grady, who lives in Kent, settles a phone hacking claim against the publishers of News of the World, London's High Court hears.
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Council to sell off office building

BBC Kent - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:33
Council buildings in Sevenoaks are to be sold off to pay for new community facilities.
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Trapped pilot whales 'disorientated'

BBC Kent - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:12
Concerns mount for a pod of pilot whales spotted off the Kent coast at the weekend as they show increased signs of distress after swimming into shallow waters.
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VIDEO: Reckless denies EU deportation plans

BBC Kent - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:05
The UKIP candidate in the Rochester and Strood by-election, Mark Reckless, rejects claims he backs deporting existing EU migrants.
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Bankrupt keeper James's items sold

BBC Kent - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:30
Bankrupt keeper James's items sold at auction
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More than 100 guns handed to police

BBC Kent - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 21:20
Shotguns, a deactivated machine gun, and boxes of ammunition are among items handed into police stations across the south-east of England.
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Whales to be herded away from coast

BBC Kent - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 18:36
A pod of pilot whales which were near Kent at the weekend is spotted off the Essex coast, as efforts are made to herd the animals out to sea.
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Cameron's fifth by-election visit

BBC Kent - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 18:19
David Cameron makes his fifth and final visit to Rochester and Strood, ahead of Thursday's by-election.
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'Homosexual acts' man charges dropped

BBC Kent - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 18:09
A British man, jailed for "homosexual acts" in Morocco, speaks of his relief now the charges against him have finally been dropped.
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Rochester campaign into final stages

BBC Kent - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 17:26
The campaign for the by-election in Rochester is entering its final stages, as the BBC's Norman Smith talks to candidates for the seat.
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VIDEO: Monster Raving Loony in Rochester

BBC Kent - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 17:26
The Monster Raving Loony Party's candidate in Rochester and Strood, Hairy Knorm Davidson, talks to the BBC's Norman Smith.
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VIDEO: Campaigning against unexploded bombs

BBC Kent - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 17:26
Mike Barker, an independent candidate in Rochester and Strood, tells the BBC's Norman Smith that people are unsafe due to bombs on an old warship in the Thames Estuary.
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VIDEO: Independents in Rochester and Strood

BBC Kent - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 17:25
The BBC's Norman Smith meets several independent candidates in the Rochester and Strood by-election.
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Dart Charge sign-ups pass 70,000

BBC Kent - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 17:02
More than 70,000 accounts have been set up to pre-pay charges at the Dartford Crossing when the toll booths are removed, the Highways Agency says.
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Delay warning over Eurotunnel checks

BBC Kent - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 16:25
New cross-channel passenger passport checks may cause disruption on roads in Kent, Eurotunnel warns.
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VIDEO: Lib Dem candidate still hopeful

BBC Kent - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 16:03
Geoff Juby, the Liberal Democrat candidate in Rochester and Strood, tells the BBC his party will do well despite suffering due to their partnership with the Conservatives in coalition.
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Labour plans 1,000 extra border staff

BBC Kent - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 14:03
Labour will recruit an extra 1,000 UK border guards if it wins the general election, shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper insists.
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VIDEO: Greens claim support from all sides

BBC Kent - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 13:13
The Green Party's candidate in Rochester and Strood, Clive Gregory, says his party are "taking votes from all sides".
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VIDEO: UKIP 'taking nothing for granted'

BBC Kent - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 13:11
UKIP's prospective parliamentary candidate for Rochester and Strood, Mark Reckless, tells the BBC he is taking nothing for granted about the result.
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