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Covid infections in England fall by 30% over lockdown - React study

BBC News Kent - Mon, 30/11/2020 - 06:44
There were an estimated 72,000 new cases of coronavirus a day in England between 13 and 24 November.
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Covid: PM calls for 'unity' as he agrees to publish data behind new tiers

BBC News Kent - Mon, 30/11/2020 - 04:00
Boris Johnson will publish data behind England's new tiers later in a bid to win over Tory rebels.
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Pogues singer Shane MacGowan to be subtitled in new film about his life

BBC News Kent - Mon, 30/11/2020 - 00:41
Crock Of Gold: A Few Rounds With Shane MacGowan will document The Pogues singer's life.
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Channel crossings: More officers to patrol French beaches

BBC News Kent - Sat, 28/11/2020 - 19:56
The UK and France agree new measures to help stop migrants crossing the Channel.
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Manston airport confirmed as post-Brexit lorry park

BBC News Kent - Sat, 28/11/2020 - 15:11
The M26 in Kent will not be used as a lorry park in the event of delays, the government confirms.
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Bromley v Wrexham

BBC News Kent - Sat, 28/11/2020 - 11:09
Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Bromley and Wrexham.
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Gillingham v Exeter City

BBC News Kent - Sat, 28/11/2020 - 10:53
Live coverage of Saturday's FA Cup game between Gillingham and Exeter City.
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Ipswich Town v Charlton Athletic

BBC News Kent - Sat, 28/11/2020 - 10:49
Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Ipswich Town and Charlton Athletic.
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Sevenoaks MP: Covid tier 3 vital for Kent hospitals

BBC News Kent - Fri, 27/11/2020 - 17:15
Conservative MP Laura Trott says she "reluctantly accepts" the heightened restrictions for Kent.
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Hundreds get wrong results due to Covid test error

BBC News Kent - Fri, 27/11/2020 - 16:52
More than 1,300 people were incorrectly told they had coronavirus by NHS Test and Trace.
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Refuse worker dies in Benenden School bin lorry crash

BBC News Kent - Fri, 27/11/2020 - 16:45
Members of staff at Benenden School went to the injured refuse worker's aid but he died at the scene.
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Covid: Groombridge village pubs split by 'perplexing' tiers

BBC News Kent - Fri, 27/11/2020 - 15:24
One pub discovers it can open next week but another - less than half a mile away - will remain shut.
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Channel crossings: Migrants wrapped in blankets reach Dover

BBC News Kent - Fri, 27/11/2020 - 14:51
The group of men and at least one woman is under the care of Border Force officers.
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Coronavirus: Tory MPs call for more evidence on 'appalling' Covid tiers plan

BBC News Kent - Fri, 27/11/2020 - 04:36
Some backbench MPs say the new restrictions could lead to "utter devastation" for local economies.
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Panto season now 'up in the air' for 2020

BBC News Kent - Thu, 26/11/2020 - 18:14
New coronavirus tiers mean many theatres remain unsure if the festive favourite will now go ahead.
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Glenrothes remains: Face reconstructed in bid to identify dead man

BBC News Kent - Thu, 26/11/2020 - 15:52
The man, whose remains were found at a Fife industrial estate, had lost teeth and had a surgical plate on his ankle.
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Covid-19: Kent and Medway placed in highest Covid tier

BBC News Kent - Thu, 26/11/2020 - 13:52
The rules mean pubs and restaurants will remain closed except for delivery and takeaway.
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Migrants: Arrests over small boat supply to people smugglers

BBC News Kent - Thu, 26/11/2020 - 13:39
A man and woman are being held on suspicion of facilitating illegal immigration by supplying boats.
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Social care funding falls 'alarmingly short' - council directors

BBC News Kent - Thu, 26/11/2020 - 04:50
Chancellor Rishi Sunak said an extra £1bn in social care funding would be available to councils.
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Covid: England's regional tiers to be set out

BBC News Kent - Thu, 26/11/2020 - 02:25
Most areas are expected to be put in the two toughest tiers of restrictions when the lockdown ends.
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