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Kent: County of England
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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Groups of migrants rescued off UK port of Dover [Video]

Groups of migrants rescued off UK port of Dover

Several groups of migrants were rescued off the coast of Kent in recent days.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:00Published

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Warm weather sees channel crossings continue day after hundreds of migrants brought ashore in Kent

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People have continued to cross the English Channel, the day after hundreds of migrants were brought ashore in Kent.
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Footage shows a dozen suspected migrants arriving on Kent coast as Channel crossings rise

footage shows a dozen suspected migrants arriving on kent coast as channel crossings rise
Sky News cameras have filmed a dinghy carrying a dozen suspected migrants arriving on a beach in Kent.
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The Open 2021: Hole-in-one! England's Jonathan Thomson hits an ace on 16th at The Open

England's Jonathan Thomson strikes a hole-in-one on the 16th on day two at Royal St George's in Kent.
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The Open 2021: Collin Morikawa takes the lead on day two

USA's Collin Morikawa takes the lead on day two of The Open at Royal St George's in Kent.
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County Championship: James Anderson takes 1,000th first-class scalp

England's James Anderson takes six wickets - including his 1,000th first-class scalp - to help Lancashire reduce Kent to 24-7,
BBC Sport - Published

Delta variant 60% more transmissible than Alpha and more resistant to vaccines

delta variant 60% more transmissible than alpha and more resistant to vaccines
The 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.
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Oldest swan in UK to celebrate 30th birthday - with cake and bird friends

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A famous resident of the grounds of Leeds Castle in Kent is set to celebrate a milestone birthday.
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The Open could have 'significant number of fans', say organisers

There is a growing confidence The Open at Royal St George's in Kent could be attended by a "significant number of fans", say organisers.
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Long delays on M25 after lorry smashes through bridge barrier

long delays on m25 after lorry smashes through bridge barrier
A lorry has smashed through the barrier of a bridge in Kent, causing long delays around the M25 near Dartford.
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UK variant in every US state as experts warn COVID-19 'is not done with us'

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The highly contagious UK COVID-19 variant first discovered in Kent has now been reported in every state in the US.
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Police cordon off area of Kent 30 miles from where Sarah Everard's body was found

police cordon off area of kent 30 miles from where sarah everard's body was found
Police investigating the murder of Sarah Everard have cordoned off an area in Kent about 30 miles from where her body was found.
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Human remains found in Kent wood are Sarah Everard's, police confirm

Human remains found in a woodland in Kent are those of Sarah Everard, police have said.
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'It's eating away at my garden': Drone footage shows homes teetering on cliff edge

'it's eating away at my garden': drone footage shows homes teetering on cliff edge
Dramatic drone pictures have revealed houses just feet away from a collapsing Kent cliff that has already seen one home tumble over the edge.
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'We were treated like criminals': Asylum seekers speak out about controversial barracks accommodation

'we were treated like criminals': asylum seekers speak out about controversial barracks accommodation
Asylum 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.
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Fire breaks out at former army barracks housing asylum seekers in Kent

A fire has broken out at a former army barracks in Kent where hundreds of asylum seekers have been living.
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Police arrest suspected armed man following incident in English town

British 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.
Reuters - Published

Police in English town warn public about man with weapon: BBC

The 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.
Reuters - Published

Britain rescues at least 15 suspected migrants off Kent - TV

British border and coastguards rescued at least 15 suspected migrants on Thursday off the Kent coast in southeastern England, Sky News reported.
Reuters - Published

Police find nine people alive in back of truck in Kent, England: Sky News

Police in Kent, southeast England, found nine people alive in the back of a truck on the M20 motorway on Wednesday, Sky News reported.
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