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Incredible pictures of Kent's most historic high street - then and now

Incredible pictures of Kent's most historic high street - then and now

Use our slider tool to see how some of the county's most iconic buildings have changed - or stood strong - over the centuries.

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'Only the gangsters are winning'

'Only the gangsters are winning'

As the number of asylum seekers to cross the Channel reached record highs, our reporter watched the latest arrivals and gives his take on the crisis.

'Alcoholic water? I think I'll stick to wine'

'Alcoholic water? I think I'll stick to wine'

Hard seltzers - alcoholic flavoured sparkling water - is the latest big craze...so we put it to the test.

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Shocking unsolved case of baby found in lake

Shocking unsolved case of baby found in lake

The body of 'Baby April' was found in a lake in 1995 but 10 years after she was exhumed for DNA it remains unsolved.

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Tears and tantrums: Behind the scenes of Prince's festival triumph

Tears and tantrums: Behind the scenes of Prince's festival triumph

For the first time, the man who booked Prince has lifted the lid on the drama around securing one of the world's legendary performers to play in Kent.

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The story behind Kent's abandoned holiday camp

The story behind Kent's abandoned holiday camp

The eerie remains of a once-bustling holiday camp where revellers hold late-night parties would be the perfect setting for a horror film.

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'Our staircase bugs me because it's 13 steps to get up'

'Our staircase bugs me because it's 13 steps to get up'

Two people from Kent have shared their experiences with OCD and the stigma that surrounds the condition.

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Powerful history of Dungeness nuclear power station

Powerful history of Dungeness nuclear power station

The curtain is slowly being drawn on Kent's only nuclear reactors - we look back to when the site was first commissioned.

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How life looked the last time we were in a major final

How life looked the last time we were in a major final

As the Euro 2020 final approaches we look back to what was happening in Kent in 1966 as England won the World Cup.

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Spirit of 1966: Forgotten tales of England's World Cup win

Spirit of 1966: Forgotten tales of England's World Cup win

From flogging typewriters from Wembley's press box to trouble outside a TV shop - we uncover forgotten tales of the summer of 1966.

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Exploring Kent's Kingdom of Skulls

Exploring Kent's Kingdom of Skulls

One of Kent's churches holds a secret because underneath its stunning architecture, there is a staggering and grim spectacle.

See inside Kent's nuclear power station

See inside Kent's nuclear power station

As Dungeness prepares to be defuelled, EDF granted us special access inside the huge ageing power station - from the reactor to the turbine hall.

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'I'm loving life on the Costa del Kent...'

'I'm loving life on the Costa del Kent...'

After a difficult year reporter Nicola Jordan embarked on an adventure – here's how life on the Kent coast compares to her favourite Med getaways.

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The man who plunged 200ft down well – and was left there

The man who plunged 200ft down well – and was left there

The shocking death of a father-of-two turned into a national scandal when no-one would pay to have his body recovered.

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The reality of life inside 'Brutalist' Kent tower block

The reality of life inside 'Brutalist' Kent tower block

To some its an eyesore deserving of demolition, to others a monument worthy of listed status - but what's life like in this iconic seafront high-rise?

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Recalling epidemics of a century ago

Recalling epidemics of a century ago

Covid-19 is not the latest disease to affect classrooms, 100 years ago a deadly outbreak of measles caused one headteacher to cry.

The Kent castles you didn't know existed

The Kent castles you didn't know existed

Our county is dotted with fortifications but some are bigger and better known than others. Here we take a look at those that are easily overlooked.

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Kent's amazing elephant bone discoveries

Kent's amazing elephant bone discoveries

Bones discovered near the River Medway have proved that elephants once roamed the county.

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Cemetery's glimpse into tragic history of 7,000 asylum patients

Cemetery's glimpse into tragic history of 7,000 asylum patients

A graveyard being revamped after laying neglected hides the stories of thousands of people who were treated at a nearby asylum.

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'It took eight attempts to chop off his head'

'It took eight attempts to chop off his head'

The gruesome murder of a man dragged to his death by an angry mob has been retold.

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