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Election tainted by widespread bribery and corruption

05 June 2017

Modern-day investigations into alleged electoral fraud have nothing on the Victorians when bribes and inducements were part and parcel of politics.

Heckling left has 'sick mindset'

05 June 2017

Tory election candidate Sir Julian Brazier has rounded on opponents who booed and jeered him during university hustings.

London terror attack: Kent reacts

04 June 2017

People are urged to remain vigilant after seven people died in a terror attack in the capital - but police say there is no immediate threat to Kent.

Nigel Farage returns to his old stomping ground to boost Ukip campaign

03 June 2017

The former Ukip leader is back in Thanet in an eleventh hour push for votes

Ex- Ukip leader Nigel Farage to visit Kent

02 June 2017

Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage is to visit Kent tomorrow - just a day after his former Tory opponent was charged under election law.

Kent candidate charged over expenses allegations

02 June 2017

A candidate standing in the general election has been charged relating to his expenses in the 2015 election.

Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry on the campaign trail in Kent

02 June 2017

The MP who once slashed the lead of a 'safe' Tory seat in Kent is in the county today to back a Labour candidate.

Labour pledges to cut rail fares

01 June 2017

A Labour government would slash rail fares - saving commuters more than £1,000 a year, it's been claimed.

'Overdue' gyratory sends politicians into a spin

01 June 2017

Politicians are at loggerheads... over whether a town's £7.5m gyratory system is behind schedule.

Defections but no drama as Kent's quiet election battle goes on

01 June 2017

More tales from the campaign trail as the parties battle for your vote

For sale: veteran Conservative candidate listed on eBay

01 June 2017

Ever wanted to "own" a vintage Tory? Here's your chance.

Battle of Medway boycott follows Sure Start decision

31 May 2017

Opposition councillors are set to boycott the Battle of Medway events following a decision to move ahead with a consultation on Sure Start closures.

Kent's electoral wasteland

31 May 2017

What a difference a couple of years make... as we compare the big hitters that visited Kent for the 2015 general election and now.

Labour pledge to reconsider crossing

31 May 2017

Labour has said it will re-examine the decision to approve a new Lower Thames Crossing linking Kent and Essex if it is elected.

Would-be MPs give their take as polling day draws near

30 May 2017

As polling day draws closer, two would-be MPs give their take on what's in store for the final phase of the race for the keys to 10 Downing Street.

Heckling Tory chairman kicked out of hustings

29 May 2017

A Tory chairman was kicked out of a hustings event and has been branded a "rude berk".

Kent's general election costs revealed

26 May 2017

The cost to Kent taxpayers of holding the general election has been revealed. Here's how your area fares.

Election campaigning resumes after terror attack

26 May 2017

General election campaigning, which was suspended following Monday's terror atrocity in Manchester, is resuming today.

Is the lady for turning?

22 May 2017

Tory leader Theresa May is facing accusations of a U-turn over her social care reforms - and what people should pay.

Damian Green defends plans for care shake-up

21 May 2017

The Conservative pensions minister denies claims that plans for care amount to a "dementia tax."

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