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The far-right French leader Marine Le Pen (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

Janice Atkinson said victory for the far-right leader in the French election would make the county a safer place

Seasonal workers

Meurig Raymond is calling for the right trade deals, access to a competent and reliable workforce and a domestic agricultural policy that works for the country

Canterbury resident Anca Precub spotted hundreds of protestors marching through Whitefriars

Despite thousands turning out to protest across the UK yesterday, Donald Trump’s state visit to Britain will go ahead

Campaigners collect signatures over proposed job centre cuts

Petition of signatures is being collected as part of the consulation process

Fishing boats in Whitstable harbour

A leaked European Parliament memo seen by the Guardian says there will be “no increase to the UK’s share of fishing opportunities for jointly fished stocks

Kent Police

Kent Police logged 277 offences between July and September last year - the highest quarterly figure since comparable records began in April 2012

Commuters express their love across the Southeastern network. Photo: @geofftech and Southeastern

The messages have appeared on information boards at a number of train stations

Lee Heane, left, and Matthew Bryan, right

Matthew Bryan and Lee Heane are believed to have been involved in up to 70 high-value burglaries across the country

Schools are facing a funding crisis

A report by MPs on the education select committee says pupils should not be admitted to new selective schools simply on the basis of passing a test

The incident happened yesterday

Snow scene

Motorists are being warned of icy condition

Snow scene

A Level 3 cold alert is in place until Monday and snow is forecast between 6pm Friday and 10am Saturday

County Hall

Some £108m needs to be slashed from the local authority’s spending

Prime Minister Theresa May greets Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, as he arrives in Downing Street. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

The government announced it was to limit to 350 the number of children who will be allowed into the UK under the Dubs Amendment

Amber Rudd, home secretary

The home secretary was responding to a call from Faversham MP Helen Whately for other councils to take responsibility

Cash

Everything you need to know about our rising costs

Social networks soak up time

University of Kent study reveals our perception of time becomes warped when we’re online

The derailed freight train Pic: Network Rail

Southeastern passengers faced lengthy delays at the end of January

Fire

Smoke alarms alerted a neighbour to a fire at the home in Hogbens Hill

Sadaat Bibiana

The pair threatened the teenager who gave them all the money he possessed at a home in Canterbury

Matthew Scott

An average household bill for 2017/18 has been set at £157.15, representing an increase of 3.3 per cent

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby appearing on LBC.  Photo: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Archbishop had worked at a boys’ holiday camp in the 1970s where John Smyth was a leader

Trains will not run between Romford and Upminster this weekend

It is advised by rail bosses to check your service before you travel over the coming days

Canterbury High Street

But Canterbury-based homeless charity Catching Lives says the city council is already doing what they can to help rough sleepers

People United in Canterbury

People United, in Canterbury, celebrates and demonstrates the values of altruism, creativity and a sense of community through their artistic practice

Rural business

The firms are being urged to bid for the cash by economic chiefs at SELEP

Kent & Canterbury Hospital

The trust has been hailed for its progress in recent years and health bosses have recommeded it exits special measures

Cathedral stained glass conservator Grace Ayson working on the Dallas window

The window has been a work in the making by cathedral workers for two years

Four councils set to become one

Ian Driver says a three-month consultation should also take place for “biggest local government shake-up in 50 years”

Ambulance

The incident happened on Sunday evening

Lorry drivers on the M20

Theresa May promised Kent MPs last year in the House of Commons that there would be more facilities in the county

Kent on the map

Everything you need to know about proposals to scrap Canterbury, Dover, Shepway and Thanet and create on large local authority

Paul Hollywood, Great British Bake Off

Popular show had been due to take a year off after controversial move, but will now be back on Channel 4 with a new look line-up

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