A report from more than a decade ago forecast how a pandemic might hit Kent - and its predictions are very accurate.
A Tory revolt fails to amount to anything, a hike in council tax and another health shake-up - we round-up this week's political news in Kent.
The government is paying hundreds of thousands in rent every month for using a railway station car park for customs checks on cross-Channel lorries.
Two county councillors have lost the party whip over their opposition to a proposed 5% increase in council tax.
A minister has refused to say how long a barracks will be used to house asylum seekers despite mounting criticism and an outbreak of Covid-19.
The government has paid the owner of land being used as a Brexit lorry park almost £6m in rent.
County council, crime commissioner and district council polls in Kent will go ahead despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The transport minister says Kent gridlock fears after Brexit have been proved unfounded, with freight levels around 15% lower than normal.
Lorries lose their way, vaccination hubs open their doors - the week in politics.
An MP has labelled anti-vaccine campaigners "barking mad" but refused to criticise a colleague who told them to "persist" in their lockdown protest.
From High Court battles to Twitter scandals, the world of police commissioners has been pretty dramatic for one few seem to care about.
A court ruling for cycle schemes in London should not affect plans drawn up for Kent.
The French and British governments have been called upon to consider a rescue package to help Eurostar.
Home Secretary dodges Covid-19 questions at Downing Street briefing and another u-turn on free school meals - it's all in our review of the week.
MPs have warned not to "assume we are safe" after the predicted chaos at the ports after Brexit didn't materialise.
Tunbridge Wells MP Greg Clark urges government to help small businesses
From the start of the third national lockdown to shocking scenes across The Pond, it has been an extraordinary start to the new year.
The 11-plus in Kent and Medway was delayed last year but this year campaigners say education chiefs should go a step further.
The 11-plus was delayed last year but this year campaigners say education chiefs should go a step further.
A Kent MP is calling on social media companies to ban accounts that incite violence and spread disinformation in the wake of the Trump riots.
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