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Woman charged over baby window fall

BBC Kent - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 18:00
A woman is charged with child neglect after a baby fell from a first-floor window on to a man walking below.
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Rare Match Play defeat for McDowell

BBC Kent - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 16:36
Defending champion Graeme McDowell suffers just a third ever defeat in the World Match Play, beaten by Mikko Ilonen.
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Cannabis farmer told to pay £15,000

BBC Kent - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 16:22
A man who operated a cannabis farm in Gravesend is told to pay more than £15,000 of his earnings.
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Spitfire Museum's future secure

BBC Kent - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 13:52
The future of the Spitfire Museum at Manston is secure after the site's new owners gifted its freehold to the attraction.
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Ex-MEP charged with fraud offences

BBC Kent - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:36
A former MEP for South East England is charged with fraud offences and misconduct in public office.
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Two charged with theatre fraud

BBC Kent - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:26
Two men, including a 52-year-old from Herne Bay, are charged with conspiring to defraud Leeds Grand Theatre out of more than £178,000.
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Plans for 5,750 farmland homes agreed

BBC Kent - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:23
Proposals to build up to 5,750 houses on farmland at Chilmington Green in Kent are approved.
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UKIP queries Tory by-election spend

BBC Kent - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 19:40
UKIP asks the Conservatives how they will meet spending limits at next month's Rochester and Strood by-election.
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Disabled pay row minister apologises

BBC Kent - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 19:37
Welfare minister Lord Freud apologises for "foolish and offensive" remarks about how much workers with disabilities should be paid in response to a question from a Kent councillor.
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McDowell wins Match Play opener

BBC Kent - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 16:21
Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell begins the defence of his World Match Play title by beating France's Alexander Levy 3&2.
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Camilla dedicates pitch to brother

BBC Kent - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 16:06
The Duchess of Cornwall visits her brother's old school to dedicate an all-weather pitch to his memory.
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Charity delivers aid to refugees

BBC Kent - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 13:54
A charity based in Kent delivers blankets, sleeping bags and clothes to Calais for distribution among the growing number of migrants sleeping rough near the port.
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Theme park opening date put back

BBC Kent - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 13:00
The opening of a £2bn theme park in north Kent that could rival Disneyland Paris is delayed by nearly a year.
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VIDEO: Secret tape puts minister in hot water

BBC Kent - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:21
A welfare minister says a small group of people are "not worth the full wage" and could be paid £2 an hour.
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World Match Play Championship scores

BBC Kent - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 09:23
Score updates, results and standings for 2014 World Match Play Championship at the London Golf Club in Kent.
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MP's job hopes for steelworks

BBC Kent - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 08:56
An agreement to partly reopen a Sheerness steelworks with the creation of up to 120 jobs, could be signed by the end of October, it is claimed.
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IS air strikes alone 'won't succeed'

BBC Kent - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 05:51
Fighting Islamic State militants through air strikes alone is both unlikely to succeed and questionable in its long-term effect, the Archbishop of Canterbury says.
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A guide to swapping sides

BBC Kent - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 00:57
The challenges for MPs who have changed sides
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League One: Cod Army cheap as chips

BBC Kent - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 23:30
The BBC Sport Price of Football survey takes at a look at how much football costs in League One.
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VIDEO: Heathrow begins Ebola screening

BBC Kent - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 21:33
Passengers arriving at Heathrow airport from Ebola-affected countries have been screened by health officials.
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