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'It's like a screwdriver constantly twisting itself into my head"

'It's like a screwdriver constantly twisting itself into my head"

A teenager who suffers from one of the most painful conditions in the world has described her experiences.

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How Kent's London overspill estate was rebuilt

How Kent's London overspill estate was rebuilt

A whole suburb of one of the county's largest towns was demolished at the start of the century, but 20 years on has the revamp had the desired effect?

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Is there still racial inequality in Kent?

Is there still racial inequality in Kent?

One year after George Floyd was murdered and the beginning of the Black Lives Matter protests, we find how much has really changed.

Remember war dead from your street

Remember war dead from your street

People can find out about the war heroes who lived on their street thanks to a new database.

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'Rude' stars and iconic acts at 90s music festival

'Rude' stars and iconic acts at 90s music festival

Thirty years ago today "the biggest all-day open-air concert on the south coast" came to Kent.

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The village which believed pubs were banned

The village which believed pubs were banned

For decades, locals believed they lived in a 'dry village' where booze was banned - but just what is the truth?

What's it like to live in Kent's only desert?

What's it like to live in Kent's only desert?

Dungeness has become a tourist hotspot in the past decade - but thoughtless visitors are ruining the tranquillity for some locals.

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The Gurkhas - World's most fierce fighters

The Gurkhas - World's most fierce fighters

Their motto 'Better to die than live a coward' haunts their enemies - but why are Gurkha soldiers so tough?

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When 'John Major' and 'The Queen' attended Festival of Europe

When 'John Major' and 'The Queen' attended Festival of Europe

As the nation gets set for Eurovision we recall a time thousands attended Kent's Festival of Europe, complete with celebs and look-a-like politicians.

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A trip down memory lane for Kent airport

A trip down memory lane for Kent airport

We take a dive into the archives to look back at the changing face of a Kent airport, and what's in store for its future.

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Kent's unsolved crimes and how science could finally unravel them

Kent's unsolved crimes and how science could finally unravel them

The man behind the UK's cold case review strategy explains how unsolved crimes are investigated, what police look for and if they'll ever be cracked.

Could cryptocurrency still make you a fortune?

Could cryptocurrency still make you a fortune?

Find out what happens when we invest in cryptocurrency and why it may not be too late to win big...or lose it all.

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How Kent could have had major royal role

How Kent could have had major royal role

In the fourth of our alternate history features, a historian predicts how the county would have played a major royal role if Anne Boleyn had lived.

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'Don't be surprised if you see my restaurant blown up'

'Don't be surprised if you see my restaurant blown up'

Shocking video footage shows how a restaurant engulfed by flames after its owner drove a car into it collapsed as firefighters ran for their lives.

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No closer to finding Glenda's killer 30 years on

No closer to finding Glenda's killer 30 years on

For three decades a killer has walked free, a killer never caught for the brutal murder of a woman who was then dumped half naked in a churchyard.

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Is this the most remarkable PoW escape story ever?

Is this the most remarkable PoW escape story ever?

From China to the US and then Kent, we look back at one airman's remarkable effort to return home during the First World War.

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Five ways Kent is changing the world

Five ways Kent is changing the world

From life-saving drug discovery to 6G technology, our county has its fair share of people striving to make the planet a better place.

Kent's biggest news stories of the 1980s

Kent's biggest news stories of the 1980s

From IRA bombs to ferry disasters, a Papal visit and shots fired at the Queen, Kent was at the heart of some of the 1980s' biggest stories.

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The explosions that hit Kent homes

The explosions that hit Kent homes

The blast that destroyed a house last week will have brought back memories of previous explosions across Kent, including one in the same town in 2015.

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Oh for another year of National Service!

Oh for another year of National Service!

A former soldier recalls 'taxi dancers', spicy food and nights out while serving his country in Singapore in the 1950s.

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