Transgender hate crimes recorded by police go up 81%

BBC News Kent - Thu, 27/06/2019 - 10:21
A charity says it shows "transphobia is everywhere", while police say more hate crimes are being reported.
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Hundreds of children wait years for asylum decisions

BBC News Kent - Thu, 27/06/2019 - 00:48
Hundreds of child asylum seekers are waiting years for an initial decision on their asylum claim.
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Eurostar backtracks on train booze ban

BBC News Kent - Wed, 26/06/2019 - 17:47
Customers can take unopened alcohol to their destination, the train service has clarified.
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Mikael Ndjoli: Gillingham sign AFC Bournemouth striker on season-long loan

BBC News Kent - Wed, 26/06/2019 - 17:21
AFC Bournemouth loan forward Mikael Ndjoli to League One side Gillingham for the entire 2019-20 season.
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East Cliff Chine dog: Dog 'tied up and dumped in sea'

BBC News Kent - Wed, 26/06/2019 - 16:54
The German shepherd was found with its muzzle and legs bound, the RSPCA say.
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Adam Riley: Kent off-spinner released by mutual consent

BBC News Kent - Tue, 25/06/2019 - 18:14
Kent off-spinner Adam Riley leaves the club after only two Championship appearances so far this season.
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Southern Water punished over 'shocking' wastewater spills

BBC News Kent - Tue, 25/06/2019 - 09:20
Customers will get rebates of at least £61 each after the company failed in its sewage operation.
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Woman beaten 'for liking Facebook post'

BBC News Kent - Mon, 24/06/2019 - 17:39
Daniel Bridges tried to lock the woman in his home to avoid her injuries being seen, police say.
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Ousseynou Cisse: Gillingham sign former MK Dons midfielder

BBC News Kent - Mon, 24/06/2019 - 17:29
Gillingham sign free agent Ousseynou Cisse after the midfielder was released by League One rivals MK Dons in May.
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Eurostar defends alcohol limits on trains

BBC News Kent - Mon, 24/06/2019 - 16:46
Passengers have complained about the restrictions of one bottle of wine or four cans of beer.
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Facebook babies: Online sperm donor search sparks warning

BBC News Kent - Mon, 24/06/2019 - 14:31
Fertility clinics say women taking to social media to find donor sperm are at risk.
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Canterbury's Makaton-friendly city bid

BBC News Kent - Mon, 24/06/2019 - 12:56
A school in Canterbury which teaches Makaton wants businesses in the city to join in.
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Wind power: £100m fund aims to boost UK companies

BBC News Kent - Mon, 24/06/2019 - 00:08
The offshore wind industry says the money will help to 'maximise opportunities' for UK companies.
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Jake Forster-Caskey: Charlton Athletic midfielder signs new one-year deal

BBC News Kent - Sun, 23/06/2019 - 13:45
Charlton Athletic midfielder Jake Forster-Caskey signs a new one-year deal to keep him with the club until 2020.
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Windrush nurse: 'People spat at you - they were horrible'

BBC News Kent - Sat, 22/06/2019 - 00:06
The first national Windrush Day celebrates the contribution of Caribbean migrants to the UK.
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Trio jailed over brothels in Kent, London and Essex

BBC News Kent - Fri, 21/06/2019 - 19:59
Police found cash and a woman "scantily dressed in a cheerleading outfit" when they raided one flat.
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The 'chaos' that nearly derailed Hornby

BBC News Kent - Fri, 21/06/2019 - 09:43
The model maker's boss says he removed the firm's senior managers as they did not understand the business.
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Carabao Cup first-round draw made

BBC News Kent - Thu, 20/06/2019 - 19:41
League Two newcomers Salford City will face Championship club Leeds United in the Carabao Cup first round.
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County Championship: Kent beat Nottinghamshire by 285 runs

BBC News Kent - Thu, 20/06/2019 - 16:13
Winless Nottinghamshire collapse to a resounding 285-run defeat by Kent, whose victory is set up by Joe Denly's unbeaten 167.
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Jack Shepherd: Speedboat killer loses conviction appeal

BBC News Kent - Thu, 20/06/2019 - 15:54
Jack Shepherd fled to Georgia before he was convicted of killing Charlotte Brown in a boat crash.
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