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  1. Live updates on Friday 1 July 2016

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  1. That's it from us

    Bob Dale

    Thanks for joining us on Kent Live today. 

    We're back on Monday at 09:00 BST, but please remember you can still tweetFacebook or email us.  

    Have a lovely weekend.

  2. Eurotunnel chaos: 'It's a race against time'

    Welsh football fans are calling for UEFA to delay the start of the Euro 2016 quarter final against Belgium in Lille tonight.

    Many have been stuck in three-hour delays at the Channel Tunnel.

    Ewan Williams travelled from Cardiff earlier and spoke to BBC Radio Kent live from the terminal.

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    Video caption: Football fans stuck in hold-ups at the Channel Tunnel
  3. Traffic jam follows accident

    BBC Travel

    An accident on the M20 at junction 6 has caused severe disruption on the motorway. For up-to-date information click here.

    Traffic map
    Image caption: There is severe congestion on the M20
  4. Quality of life 'destroyed' if Gatwick gets second runway

    Building a second runway at Gatwick Airport would be "the biggest destruction of British heritage since the Blitz", campaigners have said.  

    Quote Message: We would see irreversible destruction of Britain's heritage and quality of life for hundreds of thousands of people in Kent, Surrey and Sussex." from Sally Pavey CPRE Sussex
    Sally PaveyCPRE Sussex
    Gatwick
    Image caption: Gatwick Airport hopes to expand with a second runway

    Read the BBC News story here.

  5. 50th anniversary of England's World Cup win

    This month marks the 50th anniversary of England's World Cup victory. Over 90,000 people were at Wembley and a huge audience watched on TV. We want to know where and how you watched England’s 4-2 victory. 

    Do you have an old photo of you and your family celebrating on that day? You can tweetFacebook or email us.    

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    Video caption: World Cup win anniversary
  6. 'Winning that football match cost us £1m'

    Maidstone United's co-owner Terry Casey has told the BBC his side's dramatic play-off victory means the club will have to spend £1m on a new stand and pitch.

    Listen to the full interview on BBC Radio Kent Saturday Breakfast at 07:45 BST.

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    Video caption: Maidstone United ground improvements following promotion

    You can hear the full interview on BBC Radio Kent's Saturday Breakfast at 07:45 BST.  

  7. #Wearehere: WW1 soldiers marching in Folkestone

    Men dressed in World War One uniforms have been photographed marching in Folkestone. 

    Many of the soldiers who fought in the war left in boats from the Kent town. 

    Soldiers marching
    Image caption: Soldiers have been seen throughout the country
  8. Eurotunnel: 'Total shambles'

    BBC Radio Kent news editor Libby Sutcliffe has been tweeted by musician Cerys Matthews who is stuck in Folkestone. She is waiting for a train to take her to Wales' Euro 2016 match in France...

  9. G4S takes over hospital transport

    Stuart Maisner

    G4S has taken over the running of non-emergency transport for patients in Kent and Medway. Watch what John Shaw, from G4S, has to say to patients:

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    Video caption: New NHS transport provider in Kent
  10. Fans may miss Wales' Euro 2016 match

    Wales Online

    It looks like many fans stuck at Folkestone may miss Wales' Euro 2016 clash with Belgium. Read the WalesOnline report here.

  11. Five-hour delay on Eurotunnel

    BBC South East Today reporter Simon Jones says the Eurotunnel delay has increased.

  12. #Wearehere: Moving tribute to WW1 soldiers

    Men dressed in World War One uniforms have been spotted around the country, marking the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. They have now arrived in Kent...

  13. BreakingBomb threat at school

    Police are at Minster Primary School after a bomb threat was made to the Ramsgate school.

    The school was evacuated while the building was searched. 

    Kent Police said nothing suspicious was found, however, officers remain at the scene.

  14. Your lunchtime weather forecast

    Elizabeth Rizzini

    BBC weather

    Will the rain continue today or can sunshine break through the cloud?

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    Video caption: Kent lunchtime weather
  15. Eurotunnel failure: 'It had to be done carefully to make sure it was safe'

    Hundreds of passengers were stranded inside the Channel Tunnel last night after a train from Calais to Folkestone broke down.

    John Keefe, from Eurotunnel, said safety was paramount.

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    Video caption: train breaks down in Channel Tunnel
  16. Arterton's new West End role

    Stuart Maisner

    Gravesend's Gemma Arterton is returning to the West End stage playing Joan of Arc. 

    The former Bond girl is set to star in a production of George Bernard Shaw's, Saint Joan, at London's Donmar Warehouse theatre this autumn.  

    Gemma Arterton
    Image caption: Gemma Arterton will play Joan of Arc
  17. Three-hour delays for Eurotunnel

    Eurotunnel says there are now three-hour passenger delays following last night's breakdown in the tunnel.  

    Eurotunnel train
    Image caption: Long delays for Eurotunnel passengers
  18. Somme centenary in the papers

    KentOnline

    Today sees the 100th anniversary of the first day of the Battle of the Somme. KentOnline has this report.  

    Soldiers in a trench
    Image caption: Soldiers waited patiently before being sent over the top
  19. Remembering The Somme in Kent

    Stuart Maisner

    Ceremonies have been held across Kent to mark the centenary of the start of the Battle of the Somme.

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    Video caption: Somme remembrance in Tunbridge Wells
  20. Radio Kent's Hampton Court garden in 360 degrees

    BBC Radio Kent will be creating a garden at the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show this year. 

    Sarah Morgan's design takes inspiration from Whitstable and the north east Kent coast landscape.

    Take a look at it in 360 degrees by clicking here.

    360 degree camera shot
    Image caption: The garden has been inspired by the Kent coast