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'Cancelling exams is the right thing to do'

06 January 2021
'Cancelling exams is the right thing to do'

Head teachers have welcomed the move to scrap exams this year but want more details about how teacher grading will work.

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'Signs post-Brexit disruption will not be as severe as predicted'

05 January 2021
'Signs post-Brexit disruption will not be as severe as predicted'

The leader of KCC says there are 'promising signs' that post-Brexit disruption around the Channel ports may not be as severe as some have predicted.

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A year of ups and downs for Kent's politicians

02 January 2021
A year of ups and downs for Kent's politicians

Brexit and Covid were the two big issues for Kent's politicians in an annus horribilis

Opportunities and challenges for Kent in 2021

01 January 2021
Opportunities and challenges for Kent in 2021

As the UK formally leaves the EU, political editor Paul Francis examines the repercussions for Kent in 2021.

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Where are they now?

29 December 2020
Where are they now?

They may be an extinct species but in years past being elected to the European parliament could launch (or end) careers - here's where some are now.

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Brexit: Why it happened

27 December 2020
Brexit: Why it happened

From immigration concerns to the rise and fall of Ukip - here's why we left the EU.

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Brexit: How did it all begin?

26 December 2020
Brexit: How did it all begin?

As January 1 approaches we look at how we got here - in the first of a series of features we're taking you back to 1975.

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'How can they still be keeping this quiet?'

23 December 2020
'How can they still be keeping this quiet?'

KentOnline has been refused information about the impact of a huge 66-acre lorry park next to the M20 - sparking anger among critics.

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Time for deal on Brexit should be extended

22 December 2020
Time for deal on Brexit should be extended

The government is resisting calls for Brexit talks to be postponed as the end of the transition period rapidly approaches.

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Brexit deal going down to the wire

20 December 2020
Brexit deal going down to the wire

One of the county's most prominent MPs says he is confident Kent will manage Brexit challenges.

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Kent in the eye of new Covid storm

20 December 2020
Kent in the eye of new Covid storm

With Kent centre stage in a new lockdown in the form of Tier 4, political editor Paul Francis offers some analysis.

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67,000 pupils at home for last week of term

18 December 2020
67,000 pupils at home for last week of term

Official figures reveal thousands of school children have been at home for the last week of term as coronavirus takes its toll.

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'Notorious' housing algorithm scrapped

16 December 2020
'Notorious' housing algorithm scrapped

Politicians have welcomed news that a controversial algorithm used to devise the number of new homes to be built in each area has been scrapped.

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'Casino councils' gambling on retail revival

16 December 2020
'Casino councils' gambling on retail revival

Kent councils are banking on a revival in the fortunes of the retail and leisure sectors after investing millions in commercial property.

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The negotiations go on...and on

13 December 2020
The negotiations go on...and on

Deal or no-deal? As it's confirmed Brexit trade talks will continue, our political editor Paul Francis details what is at stake.

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Congestion around ports for months at a time

13 December 2020
Congestion around ports for months at a time

A 'no-deal' Brexit could lead to traffic mayhem.

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Boris: One year in charge

12 December 2020
Boris: One year in charge

One year after he swept to victory has Boris Johnson delivered on his election promises?

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What latest Brexit talks mean

10 December 2020
What latest Brexit talks mean

As Boris Johnson arrives back from his three-course meal in Brussels here's what his talks mean for Brexit.

Impact of Brexit lorry park still secret

10 December 2020
Impact of Brexit lorry park still secret

The Department for Transport is withholding information on the environmental impact of a huge Brexit lorry park.

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Lorry drivers allowed to work longer to ease port congestion

10 December 2020
Lorry drivers allowed to work longer to ease port congestion

Hauliers have been permitted to drive for longer to ease port congestion but unions say the move risks crashes on the county's roads.

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