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Happy Pants Ranch: Sittingbourne animal charity faces fine 'over noisy geese'

A Kent rescue centre was told it faces a £2,500 fine if "unreasonably" noisy geese weren't silenced.

Medway Council 'failed homeless teen left to sleep in tent'

A 17-year-old and his mother were left sleeping on the street by Medway Council, a report finds.

Train catches fire near Dunton Green station

At its height six fire engines were on the scene, a fire service spokesman says.

Wildcats could return to England after 200 years

The predators will be bred at sites in Kent and Devon while a suitable release site is found.

Covid Updates for Kent

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Convicted Post Office workers have names cleared

Judges quash convictions of 39 former postmasters after the UK's most widespread miscarriage of justice.

India Covid crisis: Hospitals buckle under record surge

Families of Covid patients are pleading for hospital care as emergency rooms and wards overflow.

US joins race to find stricken Indonesia submarine

Indonesia is trying to rescue 53 crew on board a missing submarine before their oxygen runs out.

Malaria vaccine hailed as potential breakthrough

Early trials show Oxford developers may have finally found an effective jab against the disease.

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