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Should we bomb Isis targets in Syria?

Should we join France, America and Russia - and bomb Isis targets in Syria? That's what MPs must decide in a commons vote, expected next week.

David Cameron set out his reasons why we should - saying it's 'in the national interest'.

So what's the thinking from some of the South's MPs? Our Political correspondent Phil Hornby has been finding out.

Appearing are: JULIAN LEWIS MP New Forest East, Con RICHARD DRAX MP South Dorset, Con CAROLINE LUCAS MP Brighton Pavilion, Green FLICK DRUMMOND MP Portsmouth South, Con


Hospital, in special measures, has hopes for bright future

To say it's had a troubled history is a massive understatement. The Medway Maritime Hospital is in special measures. The NHS Trust that runs it has been dubbed as the worst in the country. The Care Quality Commission has demanded urgent improvements.

The hospital has revealed the latest chapter on what it's hoped will be a bright, new future. It's opened a new minor injuries unit in the Accident and Emergency department. Further developments are planned next year.

But will it be enough to heal the hospital's ills and restore public confidence? Our reporter Tom Savvides has the latest.

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Have your say: chance to comment on development plans for former Manston Airport

The owners of the former Manston airport site have confirmed today that they will be seeking outline planning permission for their billion pound development plans within the next five months. They say the development is crucial for the social and economic future of Thanet. A round of public consultations next week will reveal options for the layout of the site. And as our reporter Sarah Saunders found out, even the name of the new development will be up for discussion.


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