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Baby died after mother fell asleep while feeding him

A two-month-old baby died as the result of a tragic accident after his mother fell asleep while feeding him, an inquest has heard.

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Three injured in crash

Two people have been cut free from a car after a serious crash, which has closed part of the A2.

Boy, 9, ‘poisoned’ by dad on double death holiday

Officials are probing the death of a “caring, bright and beautiful” boy thought to have been murdered by his father on holiday in South Africa.

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Teen took her own life after failing university exams

A teenager killed herself after failing her first year at university and racking up council tax debts, an inquest heard.

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Coffee chain to open in town centre

A popular coffee shop chain is set to open a new location in a town centre.

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Man crushed against shop by lorry

A man narrowly avoided being seriously hurt when he was crushed against a chip shop by a reversing lorry.

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Council leader apologises for part-time staff comments

County council staff have received an apology from leader Paul Carter for remarks about commitment

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'Premier league' burglars jailed

Two you burglars used cleaning fluid to try to cover up forensic evidence as they went on a spree across Kent stealing cars worth £86,000.

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Drug dealing trial for man given £1m

A man who received in excess of £1 million compensation for a serious injury is to go on trial accused of drug dealing.

Gills fixtures revealed

Gillingham's fixture list for the 2018/19 season in League One has been revealed - and they have been handed an away game on the first day.

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Over 170 homes approved for garden city

More homes have been given the go-ahead for a garden city where 15,000 properties are due to be built.

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'People smuggling gang boss' arrested

A man suspected of being behind hundreds of people smuggling attempts into the UK is facing extradition.

Missing man found

A 38-year-old man who was reported missing is found safe and well.

Search mounted to find flyaway barn owl

A frantic owner has appealed for help in finding his missing pet barn owl which flew off and may not be able to survive in the wild.

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Fifth head in five years leaves academy

An academy rocked by "significant turbulence in staffing" has lost its fifth head in five years.

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New micropub opening within weeks

A former high street clothes shop is being converted into a watering hole.

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Parkway station plan gathers pace

A project to link part of Kent to high speed rail services hopes to bring jobs and investment to the county.

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Sex offender found after air ambulance called to hotel

A man guilty of 29 child sex abuse offences was found holed up in a hotel 270 miles from home.

Record investment in rail network

Rail bosses have pledged space for 40,000 more rush-hour commuters after months of disruption to services.

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Five arrested in flytipping crackdown

Officers raided homes across the county as part of efforts to stop people illegally dumping rubbish.

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