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The travel chaos will last through the weekend according to police

Credit: English Heritage

It will fire again - see the pictures here.

Operation Stack

Everything you need to know about Operation Stack

Sir Roger Gale

French industrial action has caused chaos on Kent’s roads

Operation Stack on the M20

Politicians had been hopeful the contraflow system would provide immediate respite for angry motorists

Dover's Eastern Docks

Travellers booked on the ferry firm’s boats will be sent to Dunkirk instead - and there’s a two-hour delay

One of the DFDS fleet

Disruption has been lifted for holiday makers

Ann Barnes, Kent PCC

At its peak, turning the M20 into a lorry park due to problems at the Channel ports takes up 112 members of staff


The cause of the fire is unknown

Ministry of Justice. Copyright Julian Osley

Ministry of Justice announces 12-week public consultation as it ‘rationalises’ court services

One of the DFDS fleet

Striking French workers have reportedly boarded the ships in protest


Train firm says offer will apply to all single and return tickets purchased via its own website. Offer starts today and runs until end of August.

Kent County Show

Sun shines on three-day event at Detling - the annual celebration of industry in the county and its agricultural roots

Helen Grant

MP reveals talks on-going as to how to improve system which causes such chaos to county’s roads


It comes as the charity reveals statistics on coastal fatalities on the south east coast

Kent Police

Now efforts are underway to return second suspect to the UK to face questioning

Port of Dover

Tim Waggott fiercely critical of French strikes which ground Dover to Calais services to a halt last week

County Hall in Maidstone

John Simmonds issues stark warning on the eve of first Tory budget since 1996

Operation Stack

M20 reopened after Stack’s brief return earlier on Saturday

Operation Stack

Now traffic bosses are hoping to clear the gridlock

Port of Dover

Said disruption was ‘unacceptable’


Patients and staff stuck in jams due to Kent’s traffic woes

Operation Stack

The traffic causes misery for motorists, but what is the cost for businesses?

MyFerryLink ferry. Pic by Roel Hemkes

Cross-Channel changes as Eurotunnel looks to sells boats to rival operator after long-running competition saga

The NHS has issued health guidelines as the heatwave hits

Health advice to deal with the blistering heat

Temperatures are set to soar to 30 degrees today

Motorists stuck in traffic chaos warned to be vigilant

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