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Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, points toward Republican Vice Presidential Nominee Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana after Pence's acceptance speech during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

He will now go head-to-head with the Democrats’ Hilary Clinton ahead of the nation going to the polls on November 8

Port of Dover

Water being supplied to stranded motorists, while at one stage it was taking 40 minutes to process ONE coach through border checks

Education Secretary Justine Greening arrives in Downing Street, London, for the first Cabinet meeting of the new government. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday July 19, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Cabinet. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Justine Greening admitted she would be open-minded about permitting new selective state schools

Prime Minister Theresa May holds a joint news conference with  French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

There were fears a Brexit vote would move border control back from Calais to Dover

M2 lorry fire. Photo: Ryan Donnelly

The west-bound carriageway is closed between Faversham and Sittingbourne

Dean Barrett

The brothers travelled to the town on January 30

Kent Police

Police are appealing for information

The three were jailed for the offence of money laundering

They were sentenced at Canterbury Crown Court

General Bocek climbing into Spitfire at Biggin Hill. Photo credit: Keith Larby/AK Photos.

General Emil Bocek was flown in by the modern Czech Air Force


Creditors are expected to accept a deal at a meeting on August 4


The blaze was well alight when they arrived

Port of Dover

Expect delays if you’re planning to travel to cross to France from Kent this weekend due to increased security and high volumes of traffic

Chaucer Technology School

Originally revealed in our sister title Kent on Sunday, the university will now vie with neighbouring Barton Court which is also hoping to open a free school there

South Portal Lower Thames Crossing

Campaigners had hoped the introduction of a new transport secretary would stall progression of major infrastructure projects


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Latest Kent Entertainment

Yesterday, 16:16
Hever Castle's Festival Theatre is staging a performance of Carmen

Works by Mozart and Bizet will be performed

Yesterday, 13:07
Comedian Omid Djalili

The comedian is well known for his TV and film work

Yesterday, 11:30
Last year's winner of the dog show

Cheryl Baker is this year’s special guest

Thu, 14:47
Comedian Miles Jupp hosts Radio 4's The News Quiz

The host of Radio 4’s The News Quiz is on tour

Thu, 11:04
Former Cockey Rebel frontman Steve Harley

The Make Me Smile singer is to play a series of intimate shows

Wed, 14:17
The show features activities for all the family

The Weald of Kent Craft and Design Show will be held in September

Wed, 11:55
Jim Davidson is one of the UK's most well known entertainers

The iconic comedian will be touring the UK with his new work this autumn

Tue, 13:35
Soul star Jocelyn Brown is coming to Canterbury

The talented singer has worked with an array of famous names

Tue, 13:20
Star Wars Celebration

We pop in on the final day of the extravangza devoted to the fictional universe

Latest Kent Sport

Yesterday, 11:17
Gillingham's Priestfield

The left-back has been capped twice for his country

Thu, 16:34
Kent captain Sam Northeast

Two victories are needed over Essex on Friday and then again at Surrey next week

Thu, 11:19
Stonebridge Road, home of Ebbsfleet United

The 22-year-old completed 90 minutes for the Fleet in a friendly at Thamesmead Town

Thu, 09:15
Kent’s Mitchell Claydon

Sussex were forced to follow-on, but stood firm on the final day of the county championship clash

Wed, 14:31
Dover's manager Chris Kinnear

The club says it has received no formal offer of compensation for the defender

Wed, 10:21
Can you catch the golden trout?

Willy Wonka-style golden ticket chance for those who land the specially tagged fish...but be warned, it’s one of some 27,500...

Tue, 15:13

David Lloyd Kings Hill will welcome the trophy on Saturday

Tue, 12:42
Ryan Hayes

The hosts ran out 4-2 winners at Princes Park

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