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Bromley v Maidenhead United

Sat, 12/22/2018 - 10:13
Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Bromley and Maidenhead United.
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Maidstone United v Gateshead

Sat, 12/22/2018 - 10:13
Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Maidstone United and Gateshead.
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First-time buyer numbers rise: 'I was saving for a lifetime'

Sat, 12/22/2018 - 00:11
Home ownership rates for the young rise after 30 years, but buying remains a far-off dream for many.
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Can 'Super Saturday' save Christmas?

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 22:25
Retailers banking on last-minute Christmas shoppers to boost December sales may end up disappointed.
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Two men jailed after disorder in Sittingbourne

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 19:47
William Smith Jnr is jailed for 19 months and Eli Smith to two years and nine months.
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Thames Estuary ship's crew locked in bridge amid 'threats from stowaways'

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 19:37
Police have been dealing with a "complex incident" on board the Grande Tema for seven hours.
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Gatwick drones: Airport reopens after latest suspension

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 19:11
There was a new sighting of a drone at 17:10 GMT, causing the airport briefly to suspend flights.
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Travel warning as millions begin Christmas getaway

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 18:43
Nearly three million extra journeys are expected to be made on roads on "frantic" Friday, the RAC says.
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Ellenor Hospice: Santa visits seriously ill children

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 16:14
The visit from Santa "takes our minds off the everyday worries", one parent says.
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Missing Sarah Wellgreen: Murder accused appears in court

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 11:39
Mother-of-five Sarah Wellgreen was last seen near her Kent home on 9 October.
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Gatwick runway reopens after drone chaos

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 07:58
Thousands of passengers remain stranded but 765 flights are scheduled for departure and arrival.
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Gatwick chaos: Police 'could shoot down drone'

Fri, 12/21/2018 - 01:12
Gatwick airport remains closed for a second night as sightings of drones above the airfield continue.
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Oxleas health trust fined over nurse stabbings

Thu, 12/20/2018 - 20:24
A mental health patient stabbed two nurses multiple times at the Bracton Centre in Kent in 2016.
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Smuggler who hid gun in secret van compartment jailed

Thu, 12/20/2018 - 15:12
A semi-automatic gun and ammunition were found in a foam-filled hidden compartment of a van in Dover.
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Sarah Wellgreen case: Police make murder arrest

Thu, 12/20/2018 - 13:32
Police looking for mother-of-five Sarah Wellgreen are searching a home after receiving fresh information.
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Gatwick Airport: Drone sightings cause delays

Thu, 12/20/2018 - 07:45
Passengers are warned to expect more disruption after flights were grounded and diverted overnight.
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Letter to Santa

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 16:44
The letter the five-year-old wrote to Father Christmas in 1898 was found inside a book 120 years later.
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Man denies murder over West Malling house fire death

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 14:08
Jacqueline Allen died following the blaze in West Malling and a child needed hospital treatment.
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Brexit: EU reveals no-deal plans

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 13:20
"Damage limitation" measures will cover key sectors, including transport, finance and citizens' rights.
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Woman killed in fire at Maidstone flat

Wed, 12/19/2018 - 09:09
Six other people were treated for inhaling smoke after the fire in a Maidstone flat.
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