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  1. Our live coverage has ended for the day
  2. Updates on Friday 12 May 2017

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  1. That's it for the week

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Thanks for joining us - we'll be back on Monday from 06:00 BST with all your news, sport, travel and weather.

    Is there anything you'd like to tell us about? You can get in touch on Twitter, on Facebook or by sending us an email.     

  2. Jobseeker gets shock in email

    Jon Hunt

    Reporter, BBC South East Today

    "Oddball...tree hugger...worth interviewing for a laugh."

    Not what a young woman from Horsmonden expected to read about herself in an email from a prospective employer.

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    Video caption: Jobseeker gets shock in email
  3. Did your hospital hit the target?

    Mark Norman

    Health Correspondent, BBC South East

    How is your local A&E unit performing? The latest figures are released today, and they show how much strain the system appears to be under.   

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    Video caption: the latest A&E figures are disappointing for South East hospitals.
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    Video caption: Headteacher says parents undermine teachers attempts at discipline

    Louise McGowan has described how parents are undermining efforts to discipline poorly behaved pupils.

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A249 Kent northbound

    BBC News Travel

    A249 Kent northbound severe disruption, at Old Ferry Road.

    A249 Kent - Very slow traffic on A249 Sheppey Way northbound in Lower Halstow at Lower Halstow Turn Off, because of a rolling road-block.

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

  6. #ThisIsMe: 'I love theatre'

    This 26-year-old theatre technician says he's "living his dream".    

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    Video caption: Theatre technician says he’s living his dream
  7. Set fair for the weekend

    Rachel Mackley

    Weather Presenter

    With sunshine and rising temperatures, it's looking good.

    Here's my forecast.

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    Video caption: the weather with Rachel Mackley
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    Video caption: Blue Tobin was diagnosed with the disease at two and given just a 10% chance of survival
  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M20 Kent eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M20 Kent eastbound severe disruption, at J12 for A20.

    M20 Kent - One lane closed and heavy traffic on M20 coastbound at J12, A20 (Cheriton), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  10. 'It's really daunting not knowing who to vote for'

    We've been speaking to first-time voters across the South East to find out what the key issues are for them in the forthcoming general election. 

    #myfirstvote#SEVote

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    Video caption: Kent teenager says it's daunting not knowing who to vote for
  11. NHS hack: 'No problems in South East'

    BBC South East Today's health correspondent Mark Norman has been looking into the NHS hack in our area.

    View more on twitter
  12. WBBL Play-off final

    Sunday (13:00 BST)

    The British basketball season reaches its conclusion this weekend with a double header from the O2 Arena. 

    First up is the WBBL Play-off final as Sevenoaks Suns take on the Nottingham Wildcats, the suns will be hoping to make it a double after winning the WBBL trophy earlier this year.

    Nottingham Wildcats finished the season as Champions but will hope to go one better in the play-off final, after losing in the last two finals.

    You can watch all the action live from 13:00 BST on the BBC Red Button and across Connected TV & online. 

    Sevenoaks Suns v Nottingham Wildcats
  13. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M25 Surrey anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Surrey anti-clockwise severe disruption, between J6 for A22 and J5 for M26 affecting J7 for M23.

    M25 Surrey - Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J6, A22 (Godstone) and J5 M26, because of earlier debris on the road. Congestion to J7 M23.

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

  14. More spring showers or will the sun come out?

    Elizabeth Rizzini

    BBC Look East weather

    This week's showers made a very unusual set of clouds form.

    Here's my forecast for the weekend.

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    Video caption: the weather with Elizabeth Rizzini
  15. Which South East constituencies are most vulnerable to change?

    The electoral map of the South East is almost exclusively blue at the moment, but whilst there are several very safe seats, there are also plenty of constituencies that could see a change in the upcoming election.

    We've compiled this list of the most vulnerable seats in Kent and Sussex.

    #SEVote

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    Video caption: Map of the South East's most marginal constituencies
  16. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M20 Kent westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M20 Kent westbound severe disruption, at J8 for A20 Leeds Castle.

    M20 Kent - One lane closed and slow traffic on M20 London-bound at J8, A20 (Leeds Castle), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  17. Police concerned about missing teenager

    Adham Fathi

    Police are appealing for information about missing 16-year-old Adham Fathi from Lancing.

    He was last seen at around 13:45 BST in the area on 10 April.

    When Adham has gone missing before he has been found in Kent but he also has friends in Brighton and has spoken about travelling to London.

    Anyone who sees Adham or knows of his whereabouts should call Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 1649 of 10/04. 

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    Severe accident: M20 Kent eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M20 Kent eastbound severe accident, at J7 for A249 Maidstone.

    M20 Kent - M20 entry slip road partially blocked and slow traffic coastbound at J7, A249 (Maidstone), because of an accident involving a car and a lorry.

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