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Summary

  1. Our live coverage for the day has ended
  2. Updates on Tuesday 13 June 2017

Live Reporting

By Bob Dale and Stuart Maisner

All times stated are UK

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  1. That's all folks

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    We're off home for the night so we can be back bright and early at 06:00 BST to bring you all the latest news, travel, weather and sport for the county.

    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. Not bad for a first acting job

    Charlie Rose

    Reporter, BBC South East Today

    Meet the Dartford actress who'll join Eastenders on Thursday.

    Clair Norris bagged the role of stroppy teenager Bernadette Taylor with her first-ever audition.

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    Video caption: Clair Norris joins the cast of Eastenders
  3. Long delays on the M2

    There are long delays on the M2 eastbound tonight after an accident involving a car transporter and two lorries.

    It's between J6 A251 (Faversham) and J7 A2 Canterbury Road/A299 Thanet Way/Brenley Lane/ Homestall Lane (Brenley Corner).

    There is congestion on the M2 to J5 A249 (Sittingbourne/Stockbury Roundabout) due to a diesel spillage.

    There is a diversion in operation - traffic is advised to leave M2 J6 and take the A251 North towards Faversham.

    Take the A2 East and re-join the M2 J7. Long distance traffic is advised to use the M20 and A20.

    Traffic on M2
  4. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M2 Kent eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M2 Kent eastbound severe accident, at J5 for A249 Sittingbourne.

    M2 Kent - M2 entry slip road closed and slow traffic coastbound at J5, A249 (Sittingbourne), because of an accident involving an overturned vehicle.

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

  5. Born on the A21

    Did you miss this amazing story?

    A mother has given birth in her car after her husband got lost on the way to hospital.

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    Video caption: Baby born in car after parents got lost
  6. Forget the brolly, but don't forget your sunglasses

    Rachel Mackley

    Weather Presenter

    The sunshine's arrived and it's staying for a while.

    Here's my forecast.

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    Video caption: The weather with Rachel Mackley
  7. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A291 Kent both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A291 Kent both ways severe accident, between Sweechgate and Popes Lane.

    A291 Kent - A291 Herne Bay Road in Canterbury closed and slow traffic in both directions between the Sweechgate junction and the Popes Lane junction, because of an accident involving two vehicles.

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

  8. Rikki Clarke has rejoined his first county Surrey, from Warwickshire

    With the 2017 county season here, keep up to date with the latest signings, departures and rumours ahead of next season.

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  9. Parents told: 'Do not swear'

    Temple Grove Academy, Tunbridge Wells

    Parents have been told they could be banned from a primary school playground if they swear in front of the children.

    Sam Linton, the head teacher of Temple Grove Academy in Tunbridge Wells said children were being exposed to "upsetting language".

    Writing in the newsletter to parents, she said: "Some parents [have been] heard swearing on academy premises and at the gates in front of children.

    "If it continues we may have to consider banning these individuals from the premises," she wrote.

    She said some children were copying what they had heard.

  10. Violence filmed in Calais

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Shocking pictures showing Calais migrants blocking the road with burning branches, to try to stop lorries heading for Kent, and smuggle themselves on board, have been filmed by lorry drivers.

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    Video caption: Drivers are coming under attack in Calais
  11. Creating art in the face of death

    An exhibition features work by artists with one thing in common - they're all facing execution.

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    Video caption: Kent artist stages exhibition of art by death row inmates
  12. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M26 Kent westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M26 Kent westbound severe disruption, between J2A for A20 and M25 J5.

    M26 Kent - Heavy traffic on M26 westbound between J2a A20 and M25 J5, because of a rolling road-block and a police incident.

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

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    Severe accident: A278 Kent both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A278 Kent both ways severe accident, between M2 J4 and Sharsted Way.

    A278 Kent - A278 in Bredhurst blocked in both directions between Gillingham and Hempstead Valley Roundabout, because of an accident.

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

  14. At home with Winston

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    New exhibits at the home of the country's most famous prime minister get the royal seal of approval.

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    Video caption: Prince Charles visits Chartwell to look at new exhibits
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    Severe accident: A2 Kent eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    A2 Kent eastbound severe accident, at B255 affecting M25 J2.

    A2 Kent - A2 in Bean closed and slow traffic eastbound at the B255 (Bean Interchange For Bluewater) junction, because of an accident. Congestion to Darenth Interchange.

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

  16. Fed up with politics? This should make you smile

    As the South East baked in soaring temperatures last week, we asked how your pets kept cool in the sun.

    You sent us 10 photos of delicious doggies leaping through waves, chilling in the long grass and even sporting a sunhat.

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    Video caption: Here’s something that might make you laugh – 10 dogs keeping cool in the sun.