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Kent: County of England
Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties. It borders Greater London to the north-west, Surrey to the west and East Sussex to the south-west. The county also shares borders with Essex along the estuary of the River Thames, and with the French department of Pas-de-Calais through the Channel Tunnel. The county town is Maidstone.

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British couple call on Government to help them escape Cyprus amid lockdown [Video]

British couple call on Government to help them escape Cyprus amid lockdown

Grant and Linda Gibson, from Folkestone in Kent, call on the Government to help them leave Cyprus after they missed their flight when their hotel was put into quarantine. A state of emergency was..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:15Published
Parents of four-year-old girl with eye cancer tell her story ahead of Rare Disease Day [Video]

Parents of four-year-old girl with eye cancer tell her story ahead of Rare Disease Day

The parents of a four-year-old girl who had her eye removed after she was diagnosed with a rare cancer have told of their heartbreak at having to ban her from kissing her newborn brother - because of..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:54Published

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China Gold is found guilty of causing "horrific" injuries to Olivia Cooke at a pub in Kent.
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The Roman arena in Kent once held wild animal hunts, executions and gladiatorial combat.
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Felix Price, who plays for England's junior team, earns a living as a coach at an ice rink in Kent.
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M20: Operation Brock replaced by quicker barrier scheme

A moveable concrete barrier will be instead deployed in the event of congestion on the M20 in Kent.
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Body found in search for man who fell from ship off Kent coast

A body has been found following reports that a man had fallen off a boat around the Kent coast, according to HM Coastguard.
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Storm Dennis: Royal Navy ship searching for man in sea off Kent coast as rough weather moves in

Helicopter and police boat has also been dispatched, authorities say
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Twins found dead in suspected double suicide appeared in My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding

Police called after Billy and Joe Smith, 32, discovered in woodland in Sevenoaks, Kent
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Britain rescues at least 15 suspected migrants off Kent - TV

British border and coastguards rescued at least 15 suspected migrants on Thursday off the Kent coast in southeastern England, Sky News reported.
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Roads and trains in Kent, Surrey and Sussex are closed by rain

The M23 was closed both ways near Gatwick, with landslips shutting train lines.
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Littlebrook Power Station: Towering chimney demolished

The landmark in Dartford, Kent, collapsed after a "powerful boom" from a controlled explosion.
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Channel migrants: 'Multiple' boats spotted off the Kent coast

Border Force is dealing with a "number of incidents" as a dinghy is found on the beach at Kingsdown.
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Black henna: Kent children 'blistered and scarred' after Egypt trip

Twins from Margate could be left permanently scarred after getting black henna tattoos in Egypt.
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Police find nine people alive in back of truck in Kent, England: Sky News

Police in Kent, southeast England, found nine people alive in the back of a truck on the M20 motorway on Wednesday, Sky News reported.
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Nine people found in back of lorry on M20 in Kent

They are being checked over by paramedics before being passed to immigration officers, police say
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Channel migrants: Boat containing 13 people intercepted

Thirteen migrants, including children, were transferred to a Border Force vessel off the Kent coast.
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Another whale dies in the Kent stretch of the River Thames

The body of the mammal, thought to be a fin whale, was spotted in the water near Gravesend.
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Channel migrants: Border Force intercepts boats

Boats carrying suspected migrants are being dealt with off the Kent coast.
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Council chief demands police from across Britain are sent to Kent to control traffic tailbacks in no-deal Brexit

'Boots on the ground' vital to help with traffic chaos if Britain leaves EU with no deal says Kent council boss
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Channel migrants: Sixty six people found in small boats

A number of small boats carrying migrants towards the Kent coast were intercepted after searches.
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Channel migrants: Searches on Kent coast as eight held

The coastguard is looking for a "number" of boats off the coast of Kent.
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The trailer came loose on the M25 at the Kent-Surrey border

Highways England is warning drivers to make sure trailers are secure before setting off.
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Almost a quarter of HMP Elmley's inmates test positive for illegal drugs

Inspection of Kent jail reveals safety concerns
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Lucas Dobson: River Stour search for missing boy enters fourth day

Lucas Dobson, six, fell into the River Stour in Kent while fishing on Saturday and has not been seen since.
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Sandwich River Stour search resumes for boy aged 6

The child fell into the River Stour in Sandwich, Kent, on Saturday lunchtime.
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T20 Blast: Tom Banton leads Somerset to win over Kent

Tom Banton hits a century as Somerset beat Kent to boost their hopes of reaching the T20 Blast quarter-finals.
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Border Force and coastguard conduct search and rescue mission off Kent coast

Border Force patrol boats are responding to a number of small boat "incidents" off the Kent coast.
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Almost 40 migrants intercepted around Kent and Sussex

Iraqi and Iranian nationals were intercepted around Kent and Sussex coast.
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T20 Blast: Kent's five-game winning run ends at Sussex and Somerset stun Surrey

Sussex end Kent's unbeaten start and Somerset's batsmen stun Surrey - what happened in Friday's T20 Blast?
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Benny the beluga whale 'left Thames in January'

The beluga whale was regularly spotted along the Kent stretch of the River Thames.
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Lightning strikes over Kent and Sussex caught on camera

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People in Kent and Sussex captured footage of lightning in the skies in the wake of torrential rain.
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Somerset hammer Kent by 10 wickets to extend Championship lead

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UK weather: Sinkholes close M25 in Kent amid heavy downpours

Thirty-one flood alerts are in place across England, with some areas set to see up to 60mm of rain.
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M25 killer Kenneth Noye released from prison

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Kenneth Noye was jailed for life for the murder of Stephen Cameron on a slip road of the M25 in Kent.
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'Record number' of migrant boats spotted off Kent coast, say reports

A number of small migrant boats have reportedly been spotted off the Kent coast this morning.
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