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  2. Updates on Monday 26 June 2017

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  2. Emaciated dog on road to recovery

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Snoopy the lurcher, who was found abandoned and starving on a busy roadside, is making a full recovery, thanks to the people who rescued her.

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    Video caption: Emaciated dog found on roadside is recovering well
  3. Longboarding women - it's not about boys

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    Video caption: Do extreme sports boost self esteem?

    It can be hard to get into longboarding when you are the only girl at the skate park.

  4. Have you got raspberry ripple flavour?

    Here's how a zoo keeps its animals cool in the really hot weather.

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    Video caption: Lemurs and pigs keep cool and safe in the heat at Drusillas Park
  5. Rocking all over the South East

    The scene of a famous Eurovision victory in Sussex, a shopping centre in Maidstone and Woking town centre - the region's musical legends and iconic venues were honoured on BBC Music Day.

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    Video caption: blue plaques to music legends unveiled in Woking, Maidstone and Brighton
  6. Home Office reported to Information Commissioner's Office

    Alex Bish

    Investigative journalist, BBC South East

    Migrants in the Calais 'Jungle'

    BBC Radio Kent has reported the Home Office to the Information Commissioner's Office for failing to release figures for the number of illegal immigrants detected in Calais and Coquelles last year.

    In 2015, 84,000 migrant attempts were detected - the highest in five years.

    Using the Freedom of Information Act, BBC Radio Kent asked the government for the number of illegal immigrants detected at the Channel ports in France during 2016.

    Despite sending the request eight months ago in October 2016, we still haven't been given the information - the legislation suggests the details should be given within 20 working days.

    The Home Office has apologised - without revealing the reasons for the delay.

  7. 'It goes like an oven'

    In extremely hot weather it only takes minutes for a car to become a death trap for your dog.

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    Video caption: dog owners are warned how quickly a hot car can become a death trap
  8. ICYMI: Car restoration woman suffers sexism and ageism

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Twenty-year-old Kelly Culver, who runs a business restoring classic American cars, says she has encountered sexism and ageism from people who think she does not know what she is talking about.

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    Video caption: thisisme cars
  9. Beach death friends 'competent swimmers'

    Camber Sands beach rescue

    An inquest into the deaths of five young men at Camber Sands has heard they were all able swimmers and keen on sport.

    Two brothers, Ken, 18, and Kobi Saththiyanathan, 22, died at the Sussex beach last August along with three of their friends.

    A pathologist told the hearing in Hastings that all five drowned.

    Earlier, a lawyer said the beach, which can attract 30,000 people a day at peak times, had "hidden dangers". You can read the full story here.

  10. Fly-tipping lorry seized and crushed after Greenhill raid

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    Video caption: A lorry used to illegally dump rubbish in Herne Bay has been crushed

    A lorry used to illegally dump rubbish in Herne Bay has been crushed.

    Canterbury City Council seized the truck during a raid in Greenhill after it had been filmed tipping rubbish in a disused car park.

    Councillors said fly-tipping incidents fell "dramatically" after it was seized.

  11. 'It's like a living nightmare that never ends'

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    The family of Sittingbourne teacher Carl Davies react to the jailing of a man for 15 years for his murder.

    The 33-year-old former Royal Marine was found at the bottom of a ravine a few days after arriving on the French island in the Indian Ocean five years ago.

    Vincent Madoure, a 30-year-old cleaner, has been convicted of his murder.

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    Video caption: The family of Sittingbourne man Carl Davies react to the jailing of a man for his murder
  12. 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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    Severe accident: M2 Kent eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M2 Kent eastbound severe accident, at J1 for A2 Watling Street.

    M2 Kent - Very slow traffic on M2 coastbound at J1, A2 (Strood), because of an accident earlier on and. All lanes have been re-opened. Travel time is 45 minutes.

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

  14. Death beach 'has hidden dangers'

    Camber Sands beach

    A stretch of coastline where five young friends died is a beach with "hidden dangers", an inquest has heard.

    The inquest heard the two brothers, Ken, 18, and Kobi Saththiyanathan, 22, who died at Camber Sands last August were both good swimmers.

    A pathologist told the Hastings inquest the two brothers had both drowned.

    The family's lawyer Patrick Roche said said they were "keen for lessons to be learned" and that "no-one else suffers the same appalling tragedy."

    Read the full story here.

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    Severe disruption: A274 Kent both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A274 Kent both ways severe disruption, between B2163 Leeds Road and Warmlake Road.

    A274 Kent - A274 Maidstone Road in Sutton Valence closed and heavy traffic in both directions between the B2163 Leeds Road junction and the Warmlake Road junction, because of a serious fire.

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

  16. 'We're hoping the beach is more protected'

    Piers Hopkirk

    Reporter, BBC South East Today

    As the inquest into last summer's deaths on Camber Sands begins, the brother of one of the victims says they hope lessons can be learned from the tragedy.

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    Video caption: brother of Camber Sands victim speaks
  17. Former Archbishop Lord Carey resigns over abuse review

    Lord Carey

    The former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey has resigned from his last remaining formal role in the church.

    Lord Carey was criticised in an independent review of the church's handling of abuse carried out by Bishop Peter Ball.

    Ball was jailed in 2015 for historic offences against young men.

    Lord Carey had been given a role as an honorary assistant bishop in the diocese of Oxford, a position accorded to many retired bishops.

    Peter Ball
    Image caption: Ball was jailed for sex offences against teenagers and young men between the 1970s and 1990s
    Quote Message: Lord Carey has accepted the criticisms made of him in the Gibb review and has apologised to the victims of Peter Ball.
    Quote Message: Along with many others, I have been deeply distressed to read Dame Moira Gibb's report with its narrative of the abuse perpetrated by Peter Ball which remained hidden for so long.
    Quote Message: I hope that the focus of attention will continue to be on the survivors of abuse and offering to them the care and support they need." from Rt Rev Steven Croft Bishop of Oxford
    Rt Rev Steven CroftBishop of Oxford
  18. BreakingLord Carey resigns

    Ex-Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey, resigns as honorary Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Oxford, after criticism in sex abuse review.

  19. Big increase in fines for migrant stowaways

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Ten truck drivers a day are being fined for carrying illegal immigrants in their vehicles.

    The Home Office collected £7.8m in the year 2016/17, up 12% on the previous year, with hauliers facing penalties of £2,000 per stowaway.

    Migrants climb into lorry

    The fines are imposed if drivers can't prove that they've taken reasonable measures to secure their lorries.

    Dover Eastern Docks

    The figures were uncovered by law firm Nockolds, which claims the system isn't fair on haulage companies.

    Quote Message: The majority of drivers take measures to secure their vehicles but it is increasingly difficult to do so when faced with the determination of large gangs of migrants. If there are even the smallest shortcomings, civil penalties are imposed.' from Dan Hart transport lawyer, Nockolds
    Dan Harttransport lawyer, Nockolds
    the Calais Jungle

    The Road Haulage Association says the latest figures prove the situation on the Dover-Calais route hasn't improved.

    Quote Message: These latest figures clearly show that the situation on the other side of the Channel is getting worse. We are getting regular reports from members making the Calais/Dover crossing that despite the 'Jungle' being dismantled last October, the number of migrants intent on reaching the UK is increasing.' from Richard Burnett Chief executive, Road Haulage Association
    Richard BurnettChief executive, Road Haulage Association