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  1. Updates on Wednesday 17 August

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  1. Goodnight from Kent Live

    Bob Dale

    That's it for us for today, thank you for joining us.

    Claire Cottingham will be back tomorrow from 06:00 BST, with all of Kent's news, sport, weather and travel.

    If there's something we should know about, please get in touch by tweeting us using #BBCKent, emailing us or sending us a message on Facebook.

    And the best of luck if you, or someone close to you, is getting their A level results - don't forget if you have any great photos or videos of the magic moment, we'd love to see them.

  2. Plastic pound: Churchill on the new £5

    Bob Dale

    The new £5 note, which features Sir Winston Churchill, has been launched at his Kent home, in Chartwell, near Westerham.

    And it's not made of paper.. it's plastic.

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    Video caption: the new £5 note is launched at Chartwell
  3. On This Day... one, three and five years ago

    A row over a mountain of waste in North Kent, the anti-fracking camp grows and new economic hope for East Kent - it's #OnThisDay from one, three and five years ago  

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    Video caption: On This Day 17 Aug
  4. Bail following armed seige

    A man has now been bailed following a five-hour armed siege in Dover on Tuesday.

    Five-hour armed siege ends with arrest

    Armed police

    A man is arrested after a five-hour armed siege at an office building in Dover.

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  5. Here's this evening's weather

    Alina Jenkins

    BBC Weather

    The good weather turns to bad this week. But will it get better by the weekend? Take a look at my forecast to find out.

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    Video caption: South East weather
  6. Brexit: 'They told us it would work. Let's see'

    Simon Jones

    BBC South East Today reporter

    Lord Heseltine has told the BBC the Thames Estuary will be transformed by investment.

    The former Deputy Prime Minister heads the group in charge of regenerating the 40-mile stretch from London to Thanet.

    On a visit to Sheerness he told me about it's role and the impact Brexit could have on the project.

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    Video caption: Lord Heseltine visits Sheerness
  7. Kent players in semi-final action

    Claire Cottingham

    Local Live reporter

    Great Britain's women, including a host of Kent players, set up an Olympic semi-final on Wednesday with a 3-1 victory over Spain. Tonight they're looking to book their place into the final as they take on New Zealand. 

    It's live on the BBC from 21:00 BST.

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  8. University for rally driving teenager?

    Thursday is A level results day and while that could mean a sleepless night for thousands of students across the South East, one 18-year-old from Kent believes her future is on track whatever grades she gets. 

    Catie Munnings, from Headcorn, is predicted straight As. But instead of applying to university, she's decided to follow her dream of becoming a world rally driver champion. 

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    Video caption: Rally teenager
  9. Kent pilot's body recovered from sea floor

    The body of a pilot whose plane crashed into the sea off Winchelsea Beach has been recovered.

    Simon Wells, 44, of Dunes Road, Greatstone, Kent, was found inside the aircraft, which remained largely intact. 

    The light aircraft crashed on 6 August.

  10. Churchill £5 note: 'A statesman, a painter, a Nobel Prize winner and a bricklayer'

    Bob Dale

    Sir Winston Churchill will be the face of the new £5 note from next month.

    At today's launch, at Sir Winston's Kent home of Chartwell, near Westerham, Victoria Cleland from the Bank of England explained why he was chosen.

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    Video caption: the new £5 note is launched in Kent
  11. It's nearly results day!

    Students across Kent will get their A level results tomorrow.

    We'd love to see any pictures or videos you have of those all-important grades arriving.

    You can send them by emailing us or sending us a message on Facebook.  

    Students sitting exam
  12. How's the travel looking?

    The traffic caused by the disruption with the Dartford Crossing seems to have died down. For a more detailed look visit BBC Travel here.

    Travel map
  13. Churchill £5 note: 'It'll survive three cycles in the washing machine'

    Bob Dale

    The new £5 note, which features Sir Winston Churchill, has been launched at his Kent home, in Chartwell, near Westerham.

    And it's not made of paper.. it's plastic.

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    Video caption: the new £5 note is launched at Chartwell
  14. 'Plenty of blue sky and sunshine'

    Kate Kinsella

    BBC South East weather

    But you might need your umbrellas tomorrow as we might get some rain.

    Here's my forecast. 

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    Video caption: Weather forecast with Kate Kinsella
  15. Images of Cyprus stabbing suspects released

    Police in Cyprus have released images of two potential suspects they're seeking over the murder of 22-year-old George Low from Dartford over the weekend.

    The two Turkish Cypriot men are 22-year-old Mehmet Akpinar and 42-year-old Sali Ahmet.

    A woman has been arrested on suspicion of assisting offenders.

    CCTV released by police in Cyprus
    CCTV released by police in Cyprus
  16. 'An incredible achievement'

    Claire Cottingham

    Local Live reporter

    It's not just us that's been overwhelmed by @TeamGB's success at the Rio Olympics, Sports minister and Chatham and Aylesford MP Tracey Crouch has hailed the #Rio2016 medal haul as a massive success.

    We're at 50 medals in the table - sitting second in the standings.