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  1. Our live coverage has ended
  2. Updates on Tuesday 14 March 2017

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  1. That's it for tonight

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    We'll be back tomorrow with all the news, sport, travel and weather from 06:00 GMT.

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  2. Spring was in the air for this deer...

    Unfortunately the animal nearly crashed into BBC Radio Kent journalist Alex Ward as she drove to Tunbridge Wells yesterday.  

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    Video caption: Deer dashcam
  3. #ICYMI: Farmers' warning to dog owners

    Jon Hunt

    Reporter, BBC South East Today

    Dog owners are being warned they could be prosecuted and their pets shot dead if they allow them to chase sheep.

    It's lambing season, and farmers across the South East are already reporting cases of sheep worrying.

    One Sussex farmer is counting the cost of an attack which saw 14 of his ewes killed. 

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    Video caption: Sheep
  4. Visiting the South East's beautiful gardens

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Gardens across the South East that are opening to the public under the banner of the National Gardens Scheme have been announced today. Details here .

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    Video caption: National Garden scheme unveiled for 2017
  5. The Spring weather continues

    Rachel Mackley

    Weather Presenter

    The mild and dry weather goes on. But is there an end in sight? 

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    Video caption: Weather Rachel 1830
  6. BreakingTory MP interviewed over election spending

    Conservative MP Craig Mackinlay - who represents South Thanet - was interviewed under caution on Saturday over alleged overspending during 2015 general election, BBC source confirms.

    Craig Mackinlay
  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M25 Kent anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Kent anti-clockwise severe disruption, between J1B for A282 and J1A for A282 affecting J2 for A2.

    M25 Kent - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J1b, A282 (Dartford) and J1a, A282 (Swanscombe), 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

  8. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M26 Kent westbound

    BBC News Travel

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

    M26 Kent - One lane closed on M26 westbound between J2a A20 and M25 J5, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  9. Academy players offered professional contracts

    Claire Cottingham

    BBC Live reporter

    Gillingham Football Club have offered five academy players professional contracts.

    Defenders Finn O'Mara and Aaron Simpson, midfielders Ben Chapman and Brad Stevenson, and striker Noel Mbo (pictured below) will all turn pro with the club in July.

    Gillingham Football Club - Noel Mbo
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    Severe accident: M25 Kent anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Kent anti-clockwise severe accident, between J3 for M20 and J2 for A2.

    M25 Kent - One lane closed and slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J3, M20 (Swanley Interchange) and J2, A2 (Darenth Interchange), because of an accident.

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

  11. BreakingDate set for beach death inquests

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Inquests into the deaths of seven men at Camber Sands will take place in Hastings in the last week of June, it has been announced.

    The bereaved families of five of the men who died at the Sussex beach last summer have demanded the inquest examine whether a local authority was to blame for the deaths. 

    Lawyers representing the families said the hearing - which is scheduled to start the week beginning 26 June - should look at whether Rother District Council "could or should" have done more given the history of Camber Sands. 

    Camber Sands
  12. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M25 Kent clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Kent clockwise severe disruption, at J3 for M20.

    M25 Kent - M25 lane blocked on exit slip road clockwise at J3, M20 (Swanley Interchange), because of a broken down caravan. Traffic is coping well.

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

  13. What does Sun Baby look like now?

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

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    Video caption: What does Sun Baby look like now?

    It's 20 years since the Teletubbies first bounced onto TV.

    So what does the Sun Baby - Jess Smith from Medway - look like now?  

  14. Today's newspaper headlines

    Newspapers

    Kent Online : Teenager tackles town centre gunman

    Kent News:  Southeastern refuses to confirm it will bid again for Kent franchise as consultation begins

    Kent Live:  The daughters of actor Tony Haygarth have paid tribute to their 'hero'

  15. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A260 Kent both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A260 Kent both ways severe accident, near Stockham Lane.

    A260 Kent - A260 Canterbury Road in Denton blocked and queuing traffic in both directions near the Stockham Lane junction, because of an accident involving two vehicles. Police directing traffic.

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