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Napier Barracks: Call to close 'unlawful' asylum centre

BBC News Kent - Thu, 03/06/2021 - 12:59
A judge rules the base in Folkestone failed to meet minimum standards for housing asylum seekers.
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Napier Barracks: Housing migrants at barracks unlawful, court rules

BBC News Kent - Thu, 03/06/2021 - 12:16
Six asylum seekers said Napier Barracks was "unsafe" and dormitory use caused a Covid-19 outbreak.
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Covid-19: Could a third wave change 21 June plans in England?

BBC News Kent - Thu, 03/06/2021 - 00:40
Rising coronavirus cases have called the planned 21 June relaxing of rules in England into question.
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Olly Lee: Gillingham sign midfielder after Hearts exit

BBC News Kent - Wed, 02/06/2021 - 15:18
Gillingham sign midfielder Olly Lee on a free transfer after he was released by Scottish Championship winners Hearts.
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Dover: Four charged after anti-immigration protest

BBC News Kent - Wed, 02/06/2021 - 12:26
Four men have been charged after about 60 people protested on roads leading to the Port of Dover.
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Covid: How is Europe lifting lockdown restrictions?

BBC News Kent - Tue, 01/06/2021 - 18:05
A third Covid wave hit much of Europe hard but now gradually lockdowns are being eased.
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Canterbury surge tests after Indian coronavirus variant outbreak

BBC News Kent - Tue, 01/06/2021 - 14:08
Cases are low in the city compared with hotspots such as Bolton, but officials want to act quickly.
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Covid: What do under-30s need to know about the vaccine?

BBC News Kent - Tue, 01/06/2021 - 14:00
The vaccine rollout is now reaching younger adults. What do they need to know about getting jabbed?
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Sarah Everard died from compression of the neck

BBC News Kent - Tue, 01/06/2021 - 12:20
The 33-year-old vanished as she walked home from a friend's house in Clapham in March.
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Lance Colston jailed for Maidstone head punch death

BBC News Kent - Tue, 01/06/2021 - 12:14
Lance Colston is sentenced to seven years and five months after killing a man with a punch.
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Channel crossings: Migrant crossings continue amid good weather

BBC News Kent - Tue, 01/06/2021 - 12:11
A number of boats have been picked up mid-Channel by the Border Force as warm weather hits Kent.
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Covid: Sharp increase reported in abandoned dogs

BBC News Kent - Tue, 01/06/2021 - 06:14
One centre in Kent is struggling to cope with the rise in unwanted pets amid the easing of lockdown.
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Channel migrants crossings see 568 people reach UK

BBC News Kent - Mon, 31/05/2021 - 16:17
Hundreds of migrants have crossed the Channel in four days, Home Office figures show.
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Matt Jarvis: Ex-England, Wolves and West Ham winger confirms retirement

BBC News Kent - Mon, 31/05/2021 - 14:04
Former Wolves and England winger Matt Jarvis, who has been with National League Woking for 15 months, is retiring.
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Ollie Robinson: Sacked by Yorkshire, picked by England

BBC News Kent - Mon, 31/05/2021 - 06:37
Pace bowler Ollie Robinson on being sacked, why his mum is nicknamed 'Richie Benaud' and how his dad beat him to an international call-up.
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Brexit lorry park 'ruins night sky' for Kent residents

BBC News Kent - Sun, 30/05/2021 - 16:11
People living near a customs site in Kent say they have 'lost our night sky' to light pollution.
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Afghan refugee found by motorway becomes architect

BBC News Kent - Sun, 30/05/2021 - 07:35
Salman Khan hopes to return to Afghanistan to help build schools.
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Dover: Anti-immigration protest blocks road to port

BBC News Kent - Sat, 29/05/2021 - 17:17
The Dover MP condemns protesters who come from "London or Essex or wherever" and cause disruption.
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Bromley 1-0 Notts County

BBC News Kent - Sat, 29/05/2021 - 15:07
Bromley secure a National League play-off spot by beating Notts County.
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Champions League final: Dover Athletic face ruin in 'dog eat dog' football world

BBC News Kent - Sat, 29/05/2021 - 00:59
English clubs dominate Europe, but Dover Athletic face ruin at the bottom of the football pyramid.
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