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  1. Good night from the BBC Live team

    That's it from us for another week, we'll be back on Monday at 06:00 BST with more of the county's news, sport, travel and weather.

    Have a lovely weekend!

  2. General Election: What's the future for our businesses?

    Helen Catt

    Political editor, BBC South East

    Will the South East's businesses prosper or struggle outside the European single market?

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    Video caption: How will businesses in the South East cope outside the EU?
  3. Marathon drive for charity

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    If you're on the M25 this weekend, you might see a very special car, taking part in a gruelling charity challenge.

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    Video caption: M25 Le Mans charity challenge
  4. A sunny weekend ahead

    Rachel Mackley

    Weather Presenter

    This fantastic weather continues (mostly) throughout the weekend.

    Watch my latest forecast for more.

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    Video caption: Rachel Mackley looks ahead to this weekend's weather.
  5. Today's Kent newspaper headlines

    Stack of newspapers

    Kent Online: Kent and Canterbury hospital evacuated over bag fears

    Kent News: Dartford Heath’s on fire for the third time within two days

    Kent and Sussex Courier: A boy, 9, is fighting for his life after a serious two-car crash near Shell in Sevenoaks

  6. 'It's not a real understanding of how it affects people'

    Mark Norman

    Health Correspondent, BBC South East

    It can cause cancer, blindness and disfigurement, and affects one in 3,000 children. But one young woman contacted us directly, to ask why so few people have heard of Neurofibromatosis.

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    Video caption: Raising awareness of neurofibromatosis
  7. Boy left fighting for his life

    A nine-year-old boy has been flown to hospital with life threatening injuries after a car he was travelling in crashed with a Volvo Estate on the A20, London Road, Sevenoaks.

    The female driver of the vehicle was also taken to a London hospital with serious injuries. Both people remain in hospital at this time.

  8. Rape reported in Canterbury

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Police are investigating a reported rape in Canterbury.

    Detectives from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate are currently at the scene, in University Road.

    Officers were called at 03:41 BST today.

  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M20 Kent eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M20 Kent eastbound severe disruption, at J10 for A20.

    M20 Kent - M20 lane closed on exit slip road and heavy traffic coastbound at J10, A20 (Ashford South), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  10. Southern to run no trains without second crew member

    Jack Fiehn

    Political reporter

    For the next two weeks no Southern trains, aside from the Brighton mainline, will run in Sussex if a second member of staff isn't available.

    The operator has spent the last year in a dispute with the RMT and Aslef unions over the introduction driver-only operated trains, with the unions seeking a guarantee of a second member of staff on board at all times.

    Southern trains

    Yesterday the drivers' union Aslef suspended its overtime ban for a fortnight.

    Today the BBC has learned Southern has agreed that, during this time, no trains will run without a second member of staff present, except on mainline and metro services.

    Southern trains
  11. BBC Radio Kent Breakfast set for a new wake up call

    After three years alongside John Warnett, Maggie Doyle is to leave the BBC Radio Kent breakfast show.

    The former Absolute radio breakfast presenter is to return Ireland after delivering 3 years of strong growth for the BBC Radio Kent Breakfast show.

    BBC Radio Kent Breakfast set for a new wake up call

    Joining John Warnett the long standing BBC Radio Kent Breakfast show host will be ex LBC, Capital and BBC Radio London presenter Anna Cookson.

    It’s been a great 3 years working with Maggie, I have learnt a lot about Ireland! I’m Really looking forward to building on the current success with Anna who will bring a youthful vigour to the sound of breakfast in Kent”
    Quote Message: It’s been a great 3 years working with Maggie, I have learnt a lot about Ireland! I’m really looking forward to building on the current success with Anna who will bring a youthful vigour to the sound of breakfast in Kent” from John Warnett BBC Radio Kent breakfast presenter
    John WarnettBBC Radio Kent breakfast presenter
  12. Is summer here for good?

    Elizabeth Rizzini

    BBC Look East weather

    It's staying sunny for most of us, but don't risk leaving the umbrella at home.

    Here's my forecast.

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    Video caption: the weather with Elizabeth Rizzini
  13. Two injured in Herne Bay

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    A man's suffered serious injuries to his hand, in an incident in Herne Bay.

    Police were called to the property in Charles Street at 22:09 BST last night.

    The 27-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman were both taken to hospital.

    Officers recovered what they're describing as a bladed weapon from the scene.

    No arrests have been made.

    Charles Street, Herne Bay
  14. Bluewater has now reopened after a small fire

    Bluewater has now reopened after a small fire

    Kent Fire and Rescue say Bluewater Shopping Centre has reopened after a small fire in the Winter Garden area of the building.

    Bluewater has now reopened after a small fire
  15. Road sealed off in Maidstone

    Kent police and ambulances are on the scene at Peel Street, Maidstone after concerns were raised for a man's welfare.

    The road is currently closed.

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    Video caption: Police video from Twitter - road closed
  16. 'If I were prime minister for the day'

    We asked teenagers what they would do if they were in charge of the country as part of a series called #PMfortheday

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    Video caption: #PMfortheday: Teens on mental health, elections and youth