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Trump 'supportive' of improved gun background checks

The statement comes after calls for gun control reform after a school shooting in Florida.

Afrin: Syria 'sending fighters to help Kurds against Turkey'

Pro-government forces will support Kurds fighting a Turkish offensive in Afrin, state media says.

Major Russian mafia trial opens in Spain

A Russian MP and 17 others go on trial in Madrid accused of mafia money-laundering.

Terracotta theft: Chinese anger over stolen warrior thumb

A US man took a selfie with the 2,000-year-old terracotta warrior statue before stealing its thumb.

BBC news for Kent

'Disgusting' treatment at Kent mental heath service

A patient said her treatment at a mental health service was wrong, after the hospital was criticised by inspectors.

Amputee baby's parents jailed for 10 years

The parents of a baby boy who lost his legs due to near-fatal injuries are jailed for 10 years.

Thanet council's UKIP leader Chris Wells to step down

Fourteen UKIP councillors and Henry Bolton, the national party's ex-leader, had wanted Chris Wells to go.

Chicken chaos as KFC closes outlets

Hundreds of the chicken chain's UK outlets are shut following "issues" with new delivery firm DHL.