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George Low Ayia Napa death: Inquest hears he walked away from fight

George Low, from Dartford, was on holiday in Ayia Napa when he was fatally stabbed in 2016. Source: BBC News Kent

Rail fares to rise by 3.1% in January

Unions criticise the increase, calling it a "kick in the teeth" for passengers. Source: BBC News Kent

Maddie Burgess death: Alcohol factor in East Hoathly bonfire crash

Maddie Burgess was killed as she walked home from the East Hoathly bonfire celebrations last year. Source: BBC News Kent

Lorry sheds load of beer on M2 Sittingbourne slip road

The vehicle overturned as it left the London-bound carriageway of the M2. Source: BBC News Kent

Jordan Dawes: Teenage goalkeeper diagnosed with liver cancer after stroke

Jordan Dawes, the 18-year-old goalkeeper from Kent who suffered a stroke, is diagnosed with liver cancer. Source: BBC News Kent

Rail regulator orders Network Rail to improve performance

Rail regulator orders Network Rail to improve after rail performance hits five-year low. Source: BBC News Kent

Male suicide: Filmmaker's documentary tackles issue

Ben Akers was inspired to make the documentary after a childhood friend took his own life. Source: BBC News Kent

Older victims murder risk 'unrecognised', academic warns

Systems to spot potential victims are failing to identify people over 60, an academic is warning. Source: BBC News Kent

'Sex in Maidstone' Instagram account investigated by police

An account appearing to target teenage girls for sex was allowed to stay up for days, it is claimed. Source: BBC News Kent

Migrant boats: Smugglers targeted from intelligence centre in Calais

French and British border officers will target cross-Channel people smugglers from a new Calais base. Source: BBC News Kent

George Low Ayia Napa death: Parents fly to Cyprus for inquest

George Low, from Dartford, was on holiday in the resort town when he was fatally stabbed in 2016. Source: BBC News Kent

Protesters climb Tonbridge tree in bid to stop its felling

Protesters climb a tree in Tonbridge to try to save it from being felled at a site for a medical centre. Source: BBC News Kent

Allergens found in quarter of sampled foods

The Food Standards Agency reveals 673 samples had ingredients that could trigger allergic reactions. Source: BBC News Kent

Daniel Bell-Drummond: Kent batsman extends contract until 2021

Kent batsman Daniel Bell-Drummond signs a contract extension, which will keep him at Canterbury until the end of 2021. Source: BBC News Kent

Man arrested over fatal Detling 'hit-and-run'

He was detained on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and failing to stop. Source: BBC News Kent

Cancer survivor dances with Nutcracker Royal Ballet stars

Charlie, 11, became an aspiring ballerina when she took it up to build up her strength after chemotherapy. Source: BBC News Kent