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  2. Updates on Monday 27 March

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  1. We're off for the evening...

    Claire Cottingham

    BBC Live reporter

    But don't worry - we'll be back tomorrow at the usual time of 06:00 BST.

    In the meantime if you have a story we'd love to hear from you - you can get in touch on  Twitter , on  Facebook  or by sending us an  email .   

    We look forward to hearing from you.

  2. Murdered Sandie Bowen's body was 'tied to sink in lake'

    Folkestone woman Sandie Bowen's decomposed remains were found tied to a porcelain sink at the bottom of a reservoir, an inquest has heard.

    The 53-year-old's body was recovered last month at  Wentwood Reservoir, near Newport  - 20 years after she was murdered by her husband Michael.

    Coroner David Bowen recorded that Mrs Bowen had been "unlawfully killed".

    Mrs Bowen was identified as a result of dental records and DNA testing, the inquest in Newport heard.

    Sandie Bowen's daughter, who still lives in Kent, says she keeps hoping her mum will walk through the door.

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    Video caption: Sandie Bowen's daughter 'hoping she'd walk through the door'
  3. School's advice about childrens' packed lunches

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    The headteacher of a south east primary school has written to parents asking them to make sure their children's packed lunches are healthy.

    But should schools dictate what's in a child's lunchbox?  

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    Video caption: Parents told to make sure their children's school lunch is healthy
  4. Woman charged after man stabbed in Ashford

    A 53-year-old woman has been charged with attempted murder after a man was stabbed at a house in Ashford. 

    Officers seized a knife from the property after being alerted to the incident at 01:45 GMT on Friday 24 March. 

    A 55-year-old man was taken to hospital for treatment. He has since been discharged. 

    Gillian McKenzie, of Hunter Avenue, Ashford, appeared before Canterbury magistrates on Saturday 25 March 2017, when she was remanded in custody to appear at Canterbury Crown Court on Friday 21 April 2017. 

  5. Man airlifted to hospital after collision

    Kent Police is appealing for witnesses following a serious collision near Birchington.

    Two motorcycles were reported to be travelling towards Brooks End when they were involved in a collision.

    One man was airlifted to a London hospital with serious injuries, and another was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries. 

  6. Is this sunshine set to stay?

    Nina Ridge

    BBC Weather

    We've been enjoying another glorious day in the South East, but can we expect more?

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    Video caption: Nina Ridge Weather
  7. Mural unveiled by Tunbridge Wells mayor

    Claire Cottingham

    BBC Live reporter

    The new Tunbridge Wells station mural was opened by the mayor today. 

    The Tunbridge Wells Civic Society campaigned for it.

    It’s been paid for by Southeastern, designed by local artist Christopher Burke and charts the history of the town.

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    Video caption: Tunbridge Wells Mural
  8. London attack: Khalid Masood mother 'shocked and saddened'

    Khalid Masood

    The mother of Westminster attacker Khalid Masood has said she is "shocked, saddened and numbed" by his actions.

    Janet Ajao said she had "shed many tears for the people caught up in this horrendous incident".

    Masood killed three people when he drove a car into pedestrians last Wednesday. He then fatally stabbed a police officer before being shot dead.

    Meanwhile, police say no evidence has been found of links between Masood and so-called Islamic State or al-Qaeda.

    Mrs Ajao, from Trelech in Carmarthenshire, said: "I wish to make it absolutely clear, so there can be no doubt, I do not condone his actions nor support the beliefs he held that led to him committing this atrocity.

    "I wish to thank my friends, family and community from the bottom of my heart for the love and support given to us."

    Masood, 52, who was born in Kent and stayed in Brighton before the attack, was previously known as Adrian Ajao.

  9. BreakingMasood mother 'shocked and saddened'

    Mother of Westminster attacker Khalid Masood says she is "shocked, saddened, and numbed" by his actions.

    More follows.

  10. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M25 Kent anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Kent anti-clockwise severe disruption, between J1A for A282 and J31 for A1306 affecting J2 for A2.

    M25 Kent - Two lanes closed on M25 Dartford Tunnel anticlockwise between J1a, A282 (Swanscombe) and J31, A1306 (West Thurrock), because of a broken down vehicle. Congestion to J2, A2 (Darenth Interchange).

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  11. Travel: M25 down to two lanes clockwise after accident

    BBC London Travel

    BBC Radio London Travel

    The M25 clockwise is down to two lanes between J1a Swanscombe and J1b Dartford because of a collision. Queues are back over the QE2 Bridge to J30 Lakeside.

  12. Masood known as 'a bit of a head case'

    The landlord of a pub where the Westminster terror attacker Khalid Masood carried out a knife attack 17 years earlier says he was known locally as "a bit of a head case".

    Alan Bellfield was behind the bar at the Crown and Thistle in Northiam on the night Masood got into an argument with another customer and slashed his throat.

    Masood, who was born in Kent, was jailed for two years after admitting the attack.  

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    Video caption: Landlord of Sussex pub who sad Masood
  13. Man rescued after car crashes into river

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    A man's been rescued after his car came off the road and plunged into a river in Ashford. 

    Fire crews were called to Godinton Lane just after 00:30 BST. 

    They had to use a thermal imaging camera to find the man, who'd managed to free himself from the vehicle.

    He was eventually found 100 metres downstream and taken to hospital in an ambulance.

  14. 'I'm gutted. Nobody will buy it like this'

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    This is the mess that was left by tenants of a house in Sheerness. 

    Police are investigating after the landlady was left with a huge clean-up bill.

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    Video caption: Police investigation after tenants wrecked house