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Hospital chiefs grilled in private

12 February 2020
Hospital chiefs grilled in private

Governors at a scandal-hot NHS trust have grilled hospital bosses in private in the wake of several baby deaths.

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Border checks could cause port delays post Brexit

11 February 2020
Border checks could cause port delays post Brexit

The government has been criticised for backtracking on a pledge of frictionless trade after Brexit as businesses are warned of long delays.

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Catholic schools told to lift Kent Test ban

10 February 2020
Catholic schools told to lift Kent Test ban

A Catholic primary trust has been to reverse an "unworkable" ban on its pupils sitting the Kent Test on school grounds.

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Port of Dover welcomes freeports plan

10 February 2020
Port of Dover welcomes freeports plan

Ports across the country could recieve tax incentives to encourage investment in coastal areas.

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Hotel plan under fire

09 February 2020
Hotel plan under fire

Plan for 100-room hotel in Rochester is "crushingly unimaginative" says the Green party.

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Twenty schools failing to make the grade

07 February 2020
Twenty schools failing to make the grade

Here's how secondary schools in Kent have fared as the latest performance tables were released.

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The ties that bind: Kent County Council seeks to forge links with its continental partners despite Brexit

06 February 2020
The ties that bind: Kent County Council seeks to forge links with its continental partners despite Brexit

Why the Brexit break-up could cost Kent

Conditions at hospitals 'putting lives at risk'

05 February 2020
Conditions at hospitals 'putting lives at risk'

Kent MPs have demanded action saying conditions at hospitals in the county are putting patients' lives at risk.

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Council owes £46,000 to special school

04 February 2020
Council owes £46,000 to special school

A college has accused a council of causing distress to parents over failure to meet costs.

Brexit Day: How did we get here?

31 January 2020
Brexit Day: How did we get here?

We take a look back at some of the key moments in Kent on the bumpy path towards the UK's withdrawal from the EU.

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Brexit won't curb council's international outlook

31 January 2020
Brexit won't curb council's international outlook

A council leader has said the authority will continue to forge links with other countries after Brexit.

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Kent pension fund shortfall now £120m

30 January 2020
Kent pension fund shortfall now £120m

A council is still battling to recoup millions of pounds it invested in an equity fund that collapsed.

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'Blind Brexit' warning for Kent

29 January 2020
'Blind Brexit' warning for Kent

The European Parliament has voted to approve Brexit amid a warning there is not enough time left to agree customs checks.

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Brexit: UK's MEPs vote for last time

29 January 2020
Brexit: UK's MEPs vote for last time

MEPs will be taking the final step towards the UK’s departure from the EU today when they gather in Brussels to rubber stamp the Brexit deal.

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Poor Smart Motorway safety 'cost lives'

28 January 2020
Poor Smart Motorway safety 'cost lives'

A damning report into Smart Motorways has found lives could have been saved if better safety measures were in place.

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What will MEPs do after Brexit?

28 January 2020
What will MEPs do after Brexit?

South East MEPs who will lose their jobs at the end of the week reveal the reality of working in Brussels.

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Smart Motorway fears spark review

27 January 2020
Smart Motorway fears spark review

Highways England has been accused of "a shocking degree of carelessness" in a road safety scheme.

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'Don't have elections during term time'

25 January 2020
'Don't have elections during term time'

A defeated Tory thinks students should only be allowed to register to vote from their home.

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Pro-EU White Cliffs banner unveiled

24 January 2020
Pro-EU White Cliffs banner unveiled

An anti-Big Ben Brexit bong movement has unveiled a gigantic pro-EU banner on the White Cliffs of Dover.

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Nearly 950 foreign drivers avoid speeding fines in Op Brock

22 January 2020
Nearly 950 foreign drivers avoid speeding fines in Op Brock

Speeding motorists from European countries are escaping prosecution despite speeding on M20 contra-flow.

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