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New flexible tickets go on sale for part-time commuters

Rail passengers who travel to work two or three days a week now have the option of a flexible monthly ticket.

Margate sewage leak: Protesters demand cleaner water

Margate beaches remain closed to swimmers after wastewater was released into the sea during a storm.

Margate hotel death: David Harris jailed for manslaughter

David Harris is jailed for four years and nine months for killing 77-year-old Sidney Collier.

Harry Richford: East Kent NHS Trust fined for failures over baby's death

Harry Richford died seven days after an emergency delivery in hospital in Margate.

Covid Updates for Kent

Click the the latest news on Covid within Folkestone

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Poorer white pupils neglected for decades, say MPs

Divisive terms like "white privilege" do not help and promote disharmony, the committee chairman says.

Who could England face in Euro 2020 last 16? What do Scotland need to qualify?

England have secured a spot in the last 16, but what do Scotland need in the final group game and who might await them in the Euro 2020 knockout stages?

Covid in Scotland: Sturgeon to confirm delay to lockdown easing

The first minister is expected to say a move to level zero in Scotland will be pushed back until mid-July.

NFL: Carl Nassib becomes first active player to come out as gay

Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib becomes the first active NFL player to come out as gay.

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