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First results since major shake-up of the exam systems which has seen grades for English and maths dramatically changed

Today’s the day as the new-look GCSE results are published

The chairty referred 410 cases to the police and children’s services last year

The county has been selected as one of 11 areas to take part in an expansion of NHS England’s international recruitment

Rare chance to climb inside underground complex first opened in 1966

Queue systems just to get into London station will add 30 minutes to journeys and trains at peak times will be busier too

Early figures nationwide showed fewer students have been accepted on to degree courses than last year

Karim Sorhaindo was sentenced to 13 years in prison

The Conservative MP’s visit sparked a mixed reaction on social media

South East Local Enterprise Partnership has argued the case for large investment projects such as the Lower Thames Crossing

This year’s results mark a key step in major reforms to A-levels introduced by government

Clubs say promising talent is being “held back” by a lack of suitable facilities

The increase is based on a measure of inflation known as the Retail Price Index

Campaigners are calling on the county’s universities to help provide facilities

Some 40mm of rain could fall over two or three hours later this week

A man and a woman were taken into police custody

Secamb bosses described behaviours outlined in an independent report as “completely unacceptable”

Fire crews have been checking apartment blocks since the fire

MPs fear the pylon route would “scar” the county’s landscape

Paul James Smith, of Pier Avenue, Herne Bay, was sentenced to 30 months in prison

Scott Golfinch will serve six and a half years in prison

British Transport Police are still investigating her death which was confirmed on Wednesday morning

Gravesham and Thanet haven’t settled any under the scheme so far, but have committed to do so by 2020

The government unveiled a clean air strategy this week, including proposals to charge the dirtiest vehicles in pollution hotspots

The girl was with a group of friends near the station shortly before 11pm the previous night

Officers stopped dozens of drivers last week while on patrol in an unmarked LGV

The Home Office this week approved a proposal from the Essex PCC to govern the county’s fire service

The hockey coach was rushed to Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg, and he is now returning to the UK to rest

Engineers are working to upgrade London Bridge, Cannon Street, Waterloo East and Blackfriars

The operator saw overall satisfaction increase to 81 per cent in Transport Focus’ spring survey

Alex Pace is raising money more Alzheimer’s disease, with which her father has been diagnosed

Richard Kray was remanded to Maidstone Crown Court on Wednesday

The number of sexual offences logged by the force rose by almost a third

Russell Wilkinson, 36, from Hackney, was sentenced to four years and two months in jail

Similar research is being carried out in nine European countries

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