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Summary

  1. Updates on Monday 24 October

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All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye from Kent Live

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

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

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

    Remember you can send us your news, videos or pictures on Twitter, on Facebook or by sending us an email.  

  2. Jungle clearance: 'The words used can be inflammatory'

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Some of the language used to describe the Calais Jungle and those in it has not been helpful, according to volunteers working with refugees in Kent.

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    Video caption: The Revd Canon Caroline Pinchbeck
  3. 'The 300 that are arriving from Calais will exacerbate problems'

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Local authorities across the country should be made to help support the children brought to the UK from the Jungle, according to Kent's top council leader.

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    Video caption: Paul Carter, leader of Kent County Council
  4. 'I stay here, I fight with them'

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    As the so-called Jungle refugee camp is demolished, some migrants say they'll refuse to leave.

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    Video caption: Rasool Khan says he'll reach England or die
  5. Here's your forecast

    Rachel Mackley

    Weather Presenter

    Damp to start, but drying up later. Here's your weather forecast for tomorrow.

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    Video caption: Tuesday's weather forecast
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    Video caption: Saying goodbye to the Jungle

    The first migrants to leave the Calais 'Jungle' camp describe their feelings.

  7. 'It's been our policy for over 15 years to seek to eradicate DOO'

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    A leading member of the train drivers' union told MPs this afternoon why they support the RMT, in its dispute over the introduction of driver-only-operation trains. 

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    Video caption: Mick Whelan, ASLEF general secretary
  8. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A2 Kent eastbound

    BBC Travel

    A2 Kent eastbound severe disruption, near Brewers Road.

    A2 Kent - One lane closed on A2 Watling Street eastbound in Gravesend near Cobham, because of a vehicle fire.

    Check local traffic and travel reports for:

  9. Envelope update

    Medium accident: A251 Kent both ways

    BBC Travel

    A251 Kent both ways medium accident, between Old Badgins Road and M2 J6.

    A251 Kent - A251 Ashford Road in Sheldwich partially blocked between the Old Badgins Road junction and the M2 J6 junction, because of an accident involving three vehicles.

    Check local traffic and travel reports for:

  10. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M20 Kent southbound

    BBC Travel

    M20 Kent southbound severe accident, at J4 for A228 Leybourne.

    M20 Kent - One lane closed on M20 coastbound at J4, A228 (Leybourne), because of an accident.

    Check local traffic and travel reports for:

  11. Will it be Gatwick or Heathrow?

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    The Prime Minister's office says an announcement on airport expansion in the South East will be made to Parliament around midday tomorrow.

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    Video caption: A decision is due tomorrow on airport expansion
  12. 'The way the Jungle is being closed is as big a disgrace as its operation was'

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    The MP whose constituency includes the Kent section of the Channel Tunnel, says the demolition of the Calais Jungle should have started weeks ago.

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    Video caption: Damian Collins MP
  13. On this day

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Christmas delivery threat, the party could be over in Brighton and charities facing ban - it's #onthisday.

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    Video caption: On this day October 24th
  14. Police write off a dozen patrol cars in a year

    Kent Messenger

    Police in Kent have written off 12 patrol cars in crashes within a year, according to data released under the Freedom of Information Act.

    The smashes have left the force with a £69,990 repair bill and resulted in six personal injury claims.

    The force says that despite the figures, its officers receive the highest standards of training and all crashes are thoroughly investigated. Read the full story here

    A crashed police car
  15. 'It's die or England'

    Peter Whittlesea

    BBC South East reporter

    Work has begun to dismantle the migrant camp in Calais known as the "Jungle", but some of the migrants have refused to leave, despite the promise of shelter elsewhere in France. 

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    Video caption: Peter Wittlesea in Calais
  16. Your lunchtime weather forecast

    Kate Kinsella

    BBC weather

    Here's a look at the weather over the next day or so. 

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    Video caption: Weather forecast with Kate Kinsella