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More takeaways on high street despite anti-obesity push

Tue, 10/23/2018 - 01:20
Campaigners say they led to more obesity, but councils say they need extra powers to curb their growth.
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Draw made for first round of FA Cup

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 19:40
National League South side Hampton & Richmond Borough have the chance of pulling off an FA Cup shock after they draw League Two club Oldham Athletic the first round.
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Bucks Fizz star Jay Aston back on stage after cancer operation

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 16:41
Jay Aston has had life-saving surgery to treat her mouth cancer.
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Sarah Jane Wellgreen: 200 join search for missing mum

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 12:41
About 200 people join the search for Sarah Jane Wellgreen who disappeared nearly two weeks ago.
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'Halloween House' in Snodland raises cash for Cancer Research

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 17:13
A 'Halloween House' in Snodland is drawing crowds and raising cash for charity.
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Ryanair flight: 'Racial abuse passenger' referred to police

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 12:24
A man was filmed shouting abuse at a black woman in an incident that has been referred to police.
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World Para Table Tennis Championships: Ross Wilson claims gold in Slovenia

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 15:04
Great Britain's Ross Wilson saves three match points to win a maiden World Para Table Tennis title in Celje, Slovenia.
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Doncaster Rovers v Gillingham

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 11:38
Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Doncaster Rovers and Gillingham.
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Charlton Athletic v Barnsley

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 11:38
Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Charlton Athletic and Barnsley.
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Who was the real Granny Smith?

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 00:07
The Granny Smith apple turns 150 this year, but who was the woman who gave her name to the fruit?
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Benny the beluga: Fireworks display on hold for whale's safety

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 17:11
The whale has been swimming in the River Thames off Gravesend since 25 September.
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Half of banks have closed to 13 million people

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 00:01
A BBC analysis of official figures finds nearly 6,000 local bank branches have closed since 2010.
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Tunbridge Wells man died after misdiagnosis of sepsis symptoms

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 19:32
Student Tim Mason would not have died from sepsis if he had been correctly diagnosed, a coroner says.
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MPs sign up for £2m of free overseas trips

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 17:21
MPs have accepted more than £2m worth of free travel over the last two years, BBC analysis reveals.
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England v Sri Lanka: Joe Denly prepared to open in Tests for England

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:40
Joe Denly is not ruling out opening the England batting in the Tests against Sri Lanka - nine years after his last cap, in an ODI.
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Gatwick Airport move to increase capacity 'underhand'

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 10:10
Gatwick Airport says up to 15 extra flights could take off each hour by using the emergency runway.
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British soldier's WW1 Belgian-brewed ale lives on

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 09:52
Sgt Jack Payne's Silly Scotch Ale is celebrated 100 years on in the Belgium town it is named after.
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Tunbridge Wells man died after sepsis symptoms 'missed'

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 07:09
An inquest hears the 21-year-old student "felt like he was dying" but was sent home from hospital.
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British farmers shouldn't get cheap EU labour - government adviser

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 17:03
Fruit and veg growers are likely to be hit by new immigration rules after Brexit, Lords are told.
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Sex slave 'passed around England for a decade'

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 16:11
The men who trafficked her poured petrol on her and threatened to set her alight.
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