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Jobs created amid economic turmoil

Jobs created amid economic turmoil

While some people have seen work dry up there are also new roles being created to meet the shifting demand caused by the virus outbreak.

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563 more people have died from coronavirus

563 more people have died from coronavirus

The number of people who have died due to coronavirus has reached 2,352, after rising by 563.

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'Avalanche' of domestic attacks expected

'Avalanche' of domestic attacks expected

People who help those in abusive relationships are bracing themselves for a number of calls – after lockdown is lifted.

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Brakes slammed on £9.1m multi-storey launch

Brakes slammed on £9.1m multi-storey launch

Final preparations on a 370-space car park due to open today have ground to a halt.

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Clamp down on fake news amid Covid-19 pandemic

Clamp down on fake news amid Covid-19 pandemic

The spread of spoof stories and scams related to coronavirus has prompted the government to take action.

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Firefighters move obese people once every two days

Firefighters move obese people once every two days

Firefighters in Kent had to rescue obese people once every two days last year - and even invested in special dummies to help with training.

International Space Station in sky

International Space Station in sky

The clear skies mean people just might be lucky enough to see the International Space Station this week and viewing can be done from your gardens.

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140-year-old rugby club could fold

140-year-old rugby club could fold

A 140-year-old community sports club is faced with closure after missing out on a vital government grant.

Teenagers in court after fight

Teenagers in court after fight

Two 17-year-olds have been remanded in custody after a fight on Sunday.

Nurses stranded in India desperate for food and money

Nurses stranded in India desperate for food and money

Two nurses stuck in Goa amid the coronavirus crisis fear for their safety after reports of police using violence to enforce lockdown.

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'I feel lucky to still be alive'

'I feel lucky to still be alive'

A pregnant mum-of-three believes she and her unborn baby are lucky to be alive following her three-week battle with coronavirus.

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Police helicopter search for man with weapon

Police helicopter search for man with weapon

The police helicopter and armed officers have been sent out to look for a man reportedly with a weapon.

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Protective screens to safeguard 'anxious' Co-op staff

Protective screens to safeguard 'anxious' Co-op staff

Bosses at the Co-op admit their staff feel "anxious serving customers" - therefore thousands of protective screens are being installed at checkouts.

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Council leader explains 'rare blessing' comment

Council leader explains 'rare blessing' comment

A council leader who has been criticised for comments he made in a football magazine about coronavirus has said it has nothing to do with his role.

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House transformation for cancer-stricken boy

House transformation for cancer-stricken boy

The family of a four-year-old boy with brain cancer have received help from a team of contractors who have repaired their damaged home.

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381 more die including 7 in Kent

381 more die including 7 in Kent

An additional 381 people have died from coronavirus including seven in Kent - the highest daily jump yet.

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Meet the Kent man making guitars for superstars

Meet the Kent man making guitars for superstars

Ed Sheeran, Sir Paul McCartney and many other music legends own guitars made in a Kent workshop.

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What we've learned about home working

What we've learned about home working

As we get to grips with doing our jobs remotely, the potential for trouble is never far away.

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Man rescued from cliff face

Man rescued from cliff face

A man has had to be rescued from the side of a cliff above the port of Dover by four fire crews.

Kent doctor raises £1 million for PPE

Kent doctor raises £1 million for PPE

A Kent physician has helped raise a staggering amount for equipment, aided by a top film star.

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'Everyone's just desperate to get home'

'Everyone's just desperate to get home'

A couple are stranded on a cruise ship heading for Florida after they weren't allowed to alight to get their original flights in Rio.

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Pregnant sheep killed by human

Pregnant sheep killed by human

A pregnant ewe found dead in a field is thought to have been killed by a human.

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First pictures as bears come out of 'self-isolation'

First pictures as bears come out of 'self-isolation'

While we continue to remain indoors, two brown bears have arisen from hibernation and ventured outdoors for the first time in four months.

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Family's viral Les Mis lockdown success

Family's viral Les Mis lockdown success

Watch one Kent family's lockdown-themed rendition of Les Misérables hit One Day More.

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Covid-19 deaths in Kent rise to 34

Covid-19 deaths in Kent rise to 34

At least 34 people died from coronavirus in Kent in just over two weeks.

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Anger as human waste spotted at roadside

Anger as human waste spotted at roadside

A hotspot for litter and human waste has been cleared following months of complaints from angry residents.

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Man stabbed in stomach

Man stabbed in stomach

A man was stabbed in the stomach and airlifted to hospital.

Blow for high street as two firms collapse

Blow for high street as two firms collapse

Scores of jobs are hanging by a thread after a high street rent-to-own retailer and restaurant chain filed for administration.

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Appeal against judge's stroke unit decision

Appeal against judge's stroke unit decision

A decision by the High Court to uphold proposals to close stroke units across Kent will be challenged in a new appeal launched by one Kent council.

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Catering staff laid off despite government offering grants

Catering staff laid off despite government offering grants

Employees at a school catering company will not be getting paid even though the chancellor has promised to reimburse 80% of wages to workers kept on.

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