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Doncaster Rovers v Gillingham

Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Doncaster Rovers and Gillingham. Source: BBC News Kent

Charlton Athletic v Barnsley

Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Charlton Athletic and Barnsley. Source: BBC News Kent

Who was the real Granny Smith?

The Granny Smith apple turns 150 this year, but who was the woman who gave her name to the fruit? Source: BBC News Kent

Benny the beluga: Fireworks display on hold for whale's safety

The whale has been swimming in the River Thames off Gravesend since 25 September. Source: BBC News Kent

Banks closures: 13 million people have lost half of local branches

Where have all the branches gone? BBC analysis finds nearly 6,000 local banks have closed since 2010. Source: BBC News Kent

Tunbridge Wells man died after misdiagnosis of sepsis symptoms

Student Tim Mason would not have died from sepsis if he had been correctly diagnosed, a coroner says. Source: BBC News Kent

MPs sign up for £2m of free overseas trips

MPs have accepted more than £2m worth of free travel over the last two years, BBC analysis reveals. Source: BBC News Kent

England v Sri Lanka: Joe Denly prepared to open in Tests for England

Joe Denly is not ruling out opening the England batting in the Tests against Sri Lanka - nine years after his last cap, in...

Gatwick Airport move to increase capacity 'underhand'

Gatwick Airport says up to 15 extra flights could take off each hour by using the emergency runway. Source: BBC News Kent

British soldier's WW1 Belgian-brewed ale lives on

Sgt Jack Payne's Silly Scotch Ale is celebrated 100 years on in the Belgium town it is named after. Source: BBC News Kent

Tunbridge Wells man died after sepsis symptoms 'missed'

An inquest hears the 21-year-old student "felt like he was dying" but was sent home from hospital. Source: BBC News Kent

British farmers shouldn't get cheap EU labour – government adviser

Fruit and veg growers are likely to be hit by new immigration rules after Brexit, Lords are told. Source: BBC News Kent

Sex slave 'passed around England for a decade'

The men who trafficked her poured petrol on her and threatened to set her alight. Source: BBC News Kent

Tory MP Craig Mackinlay 'overspent on election to win seat'

Craig Mackinlay denies making false expenditure returns in a bid to beat Nigel Farage in South Thanet. Source: BBC News Kent

Where are house prices rising the fastest?

Some regions have seen property prices rise by more than 6% in the past year, official figures show. Source: BBC News Kent

London Victoria power failure leaves hundreds stranded

All lines from Victoria station are reporting cancellations and delays of up to 45 minutes. Source: BBC News Kent