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Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties. It borders Greater London to the north-west, Surrey to the west and East Sussex to the south-west, Essex to the north along the estuary of the River Thames, and the French department of Pas-de-Calais. The county town is Maidstone. It is the fifth most populous county in England, the most populous non-Metropolitan county and the most populous of the home counties.
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Footage shows a dozen suspected migrants arriving on Kent coast as Channel crossings riseSky News cameras have filmed a dinghy carrying a dozen suspected migrants arriving on a beach in Kent.
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The Open 2021: Collin Morikawa takes the lead on day twoUSA's Collin Morikawa takes the lead on day two of The Open at Royal St George's in Kent.
County Championship: James Anderson takes 1,000th first-class scalpEngland's James Anderson takes six wickets - including his 1,000th first-class scalp - to help Lancashire reduce Kent to 24-7,
Delta variant 60% more transmissible than Alpha and more resistant to vaccinesThe Delta (Indian) variant is about 60% more transmissible than the Alpha (Kent) variant and vaccines are less effective against it, Public Health England has said.
Oldest swan in UK to celebrate 30th birthday - with cake and bird friendsA famous resident of the grounds of Leeds Castle in Kent is set to celebrate a milestone birthday.
The Open could have 'significant number of fans', say organisersThere is a growing confidence The Open at Royal St George's in Kent could be attended by a "significant number of fans", say organisers.
Long delays on M25 after lorry smashes through bridge barrierA lorry has smashed through the barrier of a bridge in Kent, causing long delays around the M25 near Dartford.
UK variant in every US state as experts warn COVID-19 'is not done with us'The highly contagious UK COVID-19 variant first discovered in Kent has now been reported in every state in the US.
Police cordon off area of Kent 30 miles from where Sarah Everard's body was foundPolice investigating the murder of Sarah Everard have cordoned off an area in Kent about 30 miles from where her body was found.
Human remains found in Kent wood are Sarah Everard's, police confirmHuman remains found in a woodland in Kent are those of Sarah Everard, police have said.
'It's eating away at my garden': Drone footage shows homes teetering on cliff edgeDramatic drone pictures have revealed houses just feet away from a collapsing Kent cliff that has already seen one home tumble over the edge.
'We were treated like criminals': Asylum seekers speak out about controversial barracks accommodationAsylum seekers housed at a disused army barracks in Kent were "treated like criminals" and some even tried to commit suicide, former residents have told Sky News.
Fire breaks out at former army barracks housing asylum seekers in KentA fire has broken out at a former army barracks in Kent where hundreds of asylum seekers have been living.
Police arrest suspected armed man following incident in English townBritish police said they had arrested a man after armed officers responded to reports that of a suspect brandishing weapons on the balcony of a block of apartments in Chatham, Kent, southeast England.
Police in English town warn public about man with weapon: BBCThe police in Kent, southeast England, have warned the public to stay away from an area in the town of Chatham where a man with weapons has been seen on a balcony, the BBC reported on Wednesday.
Britain rescues at least 15 suspected migrants off Kent - TVBritish border and coastguards rescued at least 15 suspected migrants on Thursday off the Kent coast in southeastern England, Sky News reported.
Police find nine people alive in back of truck in Kent, England: Sky NewsPolice in Kent, southeast England, found nine people alive in the back of a truck on the M20 motorway on Wednesday, Sky News reported.