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Why this Kent-based movie was banned

Why this Kent-based movie was banned

It's been 55 years since a controversial film in Kent about nuclear war was banned, so we took a look at the lasting impact it had on the world stage.

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Weird and wonderful treasures found on Kent's beaches

Weird and wonderful treasures found on Kent's beaches

From a 1,000-year-old leather slipper, to a 12st elephant tusk, there really is no telling what you might stumble upon along Kent's beaches.

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Retro photos show how town has changed

Retro photos show how town has changed

A series of archive photos have captured a town centre's history - including a ban on high street traffic and plans to knock down a landmark building.

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Record Store Day founder keeps shop closed on industry's biggest day

Record Store Day founder keeps shop closed on industry's biggest day

As queues form outside vinyl shops for this year's Record Store Day, the man who brought it to the UK is keeping his doors closed.

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How Kent helped shape the history of cricket

How Kent helped shape the history of cricket

Kent has heavily influenced the sport of cricket, a game which has thrown up more than its fair share of interesting tales in the county.

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'We met an ex-hitman turned soap maker'

'We met an ex-hitman turned soap maker'

An ex-paratrooper recounts his experiences as a film maker meeting some of the most brutal gangs in the world.

The Hollywood blockbuster crying out to be filmed in Kent

The Hollywood blockbuster crying out to be filmed in Kent

Boasting a fascinating anti-hero character and the perfect landscape, Kent is the must-use location Disney should be scouting for a huge blockbuster.

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The tragic day 8 firemen became trapped in crash blaze

The tragic day 8 firemen became trapped in crash blaze

The surviving firefighters from a fatal crash in 1970 will mark the 50th anniversary this year.

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'Why I defend murderers, terrorists and paedophiles'

'Why I defend murderers, terrorists and paedophiles'

One of the country's top barristers has opened up about defending those accused of the very worst crimes in some of Britain's biggest cases.

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Quirky cafes to sink your teeth into

Quirky cafes to sink your teeth into

From board game coffee shops and cat cafes, to vintage bus diners and mad hatter tea parties, here are the county's quirkiest cafes.

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The Kent landmarks that could be under the sea in 30 years

The Kent landmarks that could be under the sea in 30 years

Some of the county's most beloved attractions could succumb to rising sea levels by 2050, scientists fear.

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Why life began in rural '50s Kent for hundreds of west African children

Why life began in rural '50s Kent for hundreds of west African children

After the Second World War, many west Africans came to Britain to study, with their children often fostered by working-class, white families in Kent.

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'We shall not be moved': 60 years of protest in Kent

'We shall not be moved': 60 years of protest in Kent

War, religion and rubbish dumps - We take a look at some of the causes that have brought placard-waving protesters onto the county's streets.

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Nostalgic look at how times have changed

Nostalgic look at how times have changed

We've delved into our archives once again to take a look at how much these Kent places have changed over the decades.

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The truth behind Channel crossings

The truth behind Channel crossings

As the world's media descend on the coast, we investigate the facts behind people seeking asylum by boat.

History of notorious slave owner revealed

History of notorious slave owner revealed

Why were so many things in a part of Kent named after a man who traded slaves? We look at the history of Sir John Hawkins.

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Princess Anne's visits to Kent as she turns 70

Princess Anne's visits to Kent as she turns 70

The Princess Royal has strong links to Kent and she's visited on 41 official trips and carried out 81 separate engagements.

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The stories behind Kent's white horse

The stories behind Kent's white horse

Whether you know it as The White Horse of Kent, the Invicta, or the Saxon Steed, the horse used across the county is linked to a number of legends.

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Final furlong: Kent's lost racecourse in 63 photos

Final furlong: Kent's lost racecourse in 63 photos

It has been eight years since the county's only racecourse closed for good, but dozens of archive photos have captured its rich and colourful history.

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Kent's most famous UFO sightings

Kent's most famous UFO sightings

The latest government figures revel Kent is a key destination for mysterious sightings, so we decided to look back at our strangest reports.

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