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Armed stand-off after 'particularly dangerous' pistol found, court hears

BBC News Kent - Fri, 05/06/2020 - 21:27
Live ammunition and a Glock self-loading pistol were found in a rucksack, a court hears.
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Teen stuck at home instead of starting at Royal Ballet

BBC News Kent - Fri, 05/06/2020 - 17:50
James Large was the only male British dancer to be offered a contract at the Royal Ballet this year.
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Coronavirus: Folkestone care home owner seeks inquiry over deaths

BBC News Kent - Fri, 05/06/2020 - 16:07
Roger Waluube, who runs the Pelham House care home, said the sector had been abandoned.
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Coronavirus: Local councils face 'significant' deficits

BBC News Kent - Fri, 05/06/2020 - 14:01
Councils in Kent and Medway say the effects of coronavirus have left their budgets £245m short.
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Grosser Kurfürst: 19th Century warship wreck off Kent protected

BBC News Kent - Fri, 05/06/2020 - 00:02
The SMS Grosser Kurfürst sank off the Kent coast when it was rammed by a fellow German ship.
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Coronavirus and face coverings: the correct way to wear them

BBC News Kent - Thu, 04/06/2020 - 17:43
Across the world, people are being asked to wear face coverings to help stop coronavirus from spreading.
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George Floyd death: University of Kent investigates Canterbury image

BBC News Kent - Thu, 04/06/2020 - 16:56
A "deeply disturbing" social media post shows two young men re-enacting George Floyd's arrest.
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Masts to be cut from Thames Estuary wreck packed with explosives

BBC News Kent - Thu, 04/06/2020 - 08:55
A contractor is being sought for the £5m project to remove the masts from the World War Two wreck.
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Medway youth team facing rising violence 'must improve'

BBC News Kent - Thu, 04/06/2020 - 07:35
Medway's youth team has seen a rise in violent offending and gang-based drug dealing, a report says.
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Migrant crossings hit single day record

BBC News Kent - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 22:03
In total 166 migrants attempt to cross the English Channel in 24 hours - with 64 people on one boat.
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Rose Hudson-Wilkin: Bishop slams Donald Trump for bible pose

BBC News Kent - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 15:32
The Rev Dr Rose Hudson-Wilkin says the US president should not have used a "religious backdrop".
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Lullingstone Castle: Search for boys after fatal heart attack

BBC News Kent - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 15:10
Police ask anyone who was at Lullingstone Castle on Thursday to check their photos.
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Lockdown diaries: 'People require a dignified death'

BBC News Kent - Wed, 03/06/2020 - 11:26
Staff at a Kent hospice have been keeping a video diary during lockdown.
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Coronavirus: 'Save water' to meet lockdown demand

BBC News Kent - Tue, 02/06/2020 - 16:35
Suppliers say people should be "mindful" of the amount of water they are using during lockdown.
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Eastchurch cliff fall: House hanging over cliff edge collapses

BBC News Kent - Tue, 02/06/2020 - 12:38
Residents had to evacuate 20 homes following a cliff fall at the weekend.
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What is test and trace and how does it work?

BBC News Kent - Tue, 02/06/2020 - 07:17
The NHS has introduced a test and trace scheme to help the UK lift lockdown measures.
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Medway charity delivers food for African Caribbean elderly

BBC News Kent - Tue, 02/06/2020 - 07:13
The food hampers contain specialist items that have been hard to get during lockdown.
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Coronavirus: The lockdown in Historic England pictures

BBC News Kent - Tue, 02/06/2020 - 01:26
Historic England has collected 200 pictures they say reflect the nation's coronavirus lockdown.
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NHS test & trace: Does contact tracing stop coronavirus?

BBC News Kent - Tue, 02/06/2020 - 00:03
Wales is the latest part of the UK to launch a tracing system, but how do they work?
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Hackers in £800K Bitcoin ransom note to Kent PPE firm

BBC News Kent - Mon, 01/06/2020 - 18:17
The hacked company was supplying protective equipment as part of the Covid-19 response.
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