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MP's aide Samuel Armstrong faces Westminster rape trial
Jurors hear the alleged victim was found in distress running through the corridors of Westminster.

Maidstone litter police: New powers to impose £120 fines
A council has voted to increase fines for those who litter by 50%, after cancelling its contract with Kingdom.

Investigation ordered into 'misleading' festive tickets
Customers have been sold tickets for trains that will not run or will be disrupted, a watchdog says.

UK snow: Travellers struggle as icy conditions persist
Wintry conditions continue to cause delays for travellers as hundreds of schools remain closed.

House prices rise fastest in East Midlands
East Midlands prices rose at the fastest pace in the year to October, while London saw the slowest growth.

'I spend £400 on each of my five kids'
People in less affluent regions spend more as a proportion of income on Christmas, analysis suggests.

Carl Maynard custody death police to be questioned
Carl Maynard was arrested and taken to Tonbridge police station but collapsed and later died.

Facebook counterfeit sellers revealed in BBC investigation
Trading Standards criticises the social media giant for not doing enough to stamp out fake traders.

A&E waits
Nurses and doctors fear patients are being put at risk after numbers waiting over four hours doubles.

Carlisle United P-P Gillingham
Tuesday's FA Cup second-round replay between Carlisle United and Gillingham is postponed because of a frozen pitch.

Plymouth Argyle 2-1 Gillingham
Plymouth climb off the foot of League One as Toumani Diagouraga scores a last-minute winner against Gillingham.

Charlton Athletic 0-1 Portsmouth
Portsmouth spoil the 25th anniversary of Charlton's return to the Valley as Josh Magennis' own goal gives them victory.

Dover Athletic 4-0 Hartlepool United
Mitch Pinnock and Ryan Bird both grab braces as fourth-placed Dover brush 10-man Hartlepool aside in the National League.

Eastleigh 4-4 Bromley
Paul McCallum's hat-trick is not enough for Eastleigh, who settle for a draw with Bromley in a National League clash.

Ebbsfleet United 4-0 Guiseley
Ebbsfleet hammer sorry Guiseley at Stonebridge Road to move closer to the National League play-off places.

Maidenhead United 0-0 Maidstone United
Maidenhead and Maidstone play out a draw in the National League at York Road, keeping both sides in mid-table.