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Urgent action to protect freezing rough sleepers

Urgent action to protect freezing rough sleepers

Local authorities are working to put a roof over the heads of homeless people as temperatures plummet this weekend.

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End of an era for popular store

End of an era for popular store

A city centre leatherwear store, which has been thriving since the '80s, is closing after its owner decided to retire.

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'I was told I had cancer but still had my baby'

'I was told I had cancer but still had my baby'

A newly-married woman had to face the agonising decision of whether to abort her baby after being diagnosed with cancer.

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Striking statue removed from cathedral

Striking statue removed from cathedral

A turquoise statue above the entrance to a cathedral has been taken away as work to preserve the historic landmark continues.

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Student block planned as historic school faces demolition

Student block planned as historic school faces demolition

A former school will be demolished to make way for student flats after a planning inspector overturned a council’s rejection of the scheme.

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Pensioner airlifted to hospital with 'serious' head injuries

Pensioner airlifted to hospital with 'serious' head injuries

An elderly man has been rushed to a London hospital by air ambulance after he was found with serious head injuries.

Angry mum attacks traffic warden outside school

Angry mum attacks traffic warden outside school

A mum grabbed an enforcement officer's handheld computer and threw it at him outside a primary school, narrowly missing a child.

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Babies learning sign language

Babies learning sign language

Parents have been snapping up the chance to take their babies to sign-language lessons so they can communicate better with each other.

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Milnes excited ahead of Lions tour

Milnes excited ahead of Lions tour

Kent seam bowler Matt Milnes is looking forward to testing himself with the England Lions.

'We aren't a million miles away'

'We aren't a million miles away'

Joint-boss Chris Woollcott says Canterbury won't be chopping and changing after claiming their first win in charge.

'We'll never forgive drink-driver who killed our Casey'

'We'll never forgive drink-driver who killed our Casey'

The family of a girl killed in a drink-drive crash days before her mum took a fatal drugs overdose say they can never forgive the woman at the wheel.

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'Broken bricks in bag used in gang attack'

'Broken bricks in bag used in gang attack'

Prosecutors say pieces of bricks in a bag were used to inflict serious head injuries on a teenage exchange student, a court heard today.

Graduate died after underwater challenge

Graduate died after underwater challenge

A 24-year-old man - described as a "superb athlete" - died after taking part in an underwater swimming challenge at his family home, an inquest heard.

High street stalwart to close after 27 years

High street stalwart to close after 27 years

A popular store that has been running for 27 years has announced it will be closing down.

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Hit-and-run driver breaks schoolboy's leg

Hit-and-run driver breaks schoolboy's leg

A 14-year-old suffered a double leg break after he was knocked down on a pedestrian crossing by a BMW which failed to stop.

Travel chaos after 'person on tracks'

Travel chaos after 'person on tracks'

Train services are running late and drivers can expect delays after emergency services responded to an incident.

Police in clear over fatal crash chase

Police in clear over fatal crash chase

An independent investigation into a crash in which two women died concluded a police pursuit beforehand was carried out appropriately.

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'We're preparing for worst case scenario'

'We're preparing for worst case scenario'

Flood defences have been deployed after an often-dry river began to flow into a village for the first time in years.

Five-star getaway turns into holiday from hell

Five-star getaway turns into holiday from hell

Holidaymakers 'snorting drugs from tables' turned a couple's luxury holiday in Jamaica into an experience they are keen to forget.

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Ikea responds to demands for Kent store

Ikea responds to demands for Kent store

Furniture giant Ikea has responded to calls from shoppers who want the firm to open a store in the county.

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