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'You're a Gypsy - are you going to leave school?'

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 01:04
An MPs' committee hears about inequalities faced by Gypsy, Roma and Irish Traveller children.
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Lack of electric car charging points 'putting off drivers'

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 00:28
Campaigners say more needs to be done to encourage potential drivers.
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'Cuddle cots': Folkestone couple fundraise to help others

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 18:44
India Gibson and Jamie Hayes lost their six-month-old son Toby to sudden infant death syndrome.
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'Teen's suicide bid in school isolation' sparks legal threat

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 16:41
Legal action is threatened after two children developed mental health issues due to school isolation.
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Arrests after eight migrants found on Kent beach

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 15:18
Paramedics were called to Samphire Hoe in Kent to reports of people "suffering from the effects of cold".
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Saga shares hit record low on profit alert

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 13:17
The over-50s insurance and holiday specialist says it is launching a "fundamental" strategy rethink.
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Tunbridge Wells Asda ram-raid: Digger used to steal cash machine

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 11:40
The thieves abandoned the digger in the Asda supermarket car park after the raid.
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Neglect contributed to woman's death after being issued wrong drug

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 16:53
Eileen McAdie died after being given blood-pressure medication instead of pain relief drugs.
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Dartford Crossing crash: Lorry driver denies watching TV

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 15:11
A woman died after the lorry crashed into the back of her car on the Dartford Crossing, a court hears.
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2019 County Championship: Will Surrey retain their title?

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 12:25
The County Championship is back on Friday. BBC Sport takes a look at what to expect in 2019.
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Debunking vaccination myths for parents

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 08:32
One couple who are considering not vaccinating their child ask experts questions.
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American football: Samira plays in a mixed-sex league

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 00:04
Student Samira, 21, plays American football in a mixed-sex league.
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Bromley 2-1 Leyton Orient

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 22:18
Bromley put a dent in 10-man Leyton Orient's automatic promotion hopes with victory at Hayes Lane.
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Brexit: Government did not speak to French ports in no-deal plan

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 18:45
In a leaked document, the Department for Transport admits it has not engaged with French port operators.
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Kent campaigners say mental health checks 'needed' for new mums

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 16:27
Two women from Kent want mental health checks introduced for new mothers.
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Plans for new register for home-educated children

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 10:17
Ministers say this would help councils intervene when standards are poor or if children are at risk.
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Kent pharmacy 'issued wrong drug' to woman with shingles

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 18:01
Eileen McAdie died after being given blood-pressure medication instead of one for pain relief.
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Scorpion stowaway in Gillingham student's suitcase

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 16:34
It had travelled more than 9,000km from South Africa to Kent in an unsuspecting student's luggage.
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Eurostar protest: Brexiteer admits causing public nuisance

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 14:20
Terry Maher caused rail services out of St Pancras to be cancelled by climbing onto a railway viaduct.
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Schools and NHS could be held accountable over youth crime

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 10:49
Nurses and teachers could be held accountable for not reporting concerns about children at risk from violent crime.
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