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  1. Our live coverage has ended for the day
  2. Updates on Monday 21 August 2017

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  1. It's goodnight from us

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

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

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  2. Transgender legal simplification plea

    Former boxing promoter Kellie Maloney wants to cut the "bureaucratic burden" on people who are looking to change their legal gender.

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    Video caption: Former Boxing promoter wants it made easier to legally change gender
  3. Canterbury's plans for Britains first 'dementia village'

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Britain's first purpose-built village for people with dementia could be created in Canterbury as part of the city's biggest ever housing project.

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    Video caption: A village for people with dementia is planned for Canterbury
  4. Dartford sprinter: Winning gold 'the best feeling in the world'

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Adam Gemili says winning gold in the 4x100m relay at the World Championships was "the best feeling in the world".

    The 23-year-old took the medal alongside team-mates CJ Ujah, Danny Talbot and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake at the weekend.

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    Video caption: Dartford sprinter: Winning gold was 'the best feeling in the world'
  5. Publican's epic swim in honour of his sister

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    A Maidstone publican is setting off on an epic swim to raise funds for the hospice named after his sister Demelza.

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    Video caption: A Maidstone publican is raising funds for a Kent hospice
  6. Valuables and stories to be discovered in shipwreck

    Lizzie Massey

    BBC Live reporter

    A ship excavation is expected to reveal a "treasure trove" of items and stories from Europe's global trading history.

    An international team of maritime archaeologists are diving, excavating and recording the wreck of Dutch ship the Rooswijk off the Kent coast.

    All 300 shipmen died when the vessel, carrying coins and silver ingots, sank on Goodwin Sands in January 1740.

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    Video caption: Historic England animation of the Rooswijk sinking and how it came to be discovered

    Never before have any of the Dutch East India Company's 250 wrecks been scientifically excavated on this scale.

    Historic England is working with the Dutch government to discover more about the vessel as part of its #Rooswijk1740 project.

  7. Things can only get better

    Rachel Mackley

    Weather Presenter, BBC South East

    Is our summer coming back?

    Here's my latest forecast.

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    Video caption: Rachel Weather 1830
  8. From teenage party to award-winning festival

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    It started as a teenage house party. Now LeeFest is one of the South East's biggest music festivals.

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    Video caption: Large festival started as a house party
  9. Part-time soldiers put new skills into action

    Amanda Akass

    Reporter, BBC South East Today

    Part-time soldiers from Kent, Sussex and Surrey have spent two weeks training alongside the US military in Michigan

    The reserve battalion of the Princess of Wales's Royal regiment have been taking part in an exercise designed to get NATO forces practicing working alongside each other.

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    Video caption: Part-time soldiers put new skills into action
  10. Gravesend woman going for gold

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    A Kent Modern Pentathlete, ranked number two in the world, is hoping her success continues at the World Championships in Egypt.

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    Video caption: Kent Modern Pentathlete competes in World Championships
  11. 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.

    M25 Surrey - Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J6, A22 (Godstone) and J5 M26, because of an earlier broken down vehicle. All lanes have been re-opened.

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

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    Severe disruption: M25 Kent clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Kent clockwise severe disruption, between J5 for M26 and J6 for A22.

    M25 Kent - Stationary traffic on M25 clockwise between J5 M26 and J6, A22 (Godstone), because of a broken down vehicle and all traffic being temporarily held.

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

  13. Huge rise in dog attacks in the South East

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Figures obtained by the BBC show an increase of more than 60% in the past three years.

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    Video caption: Huge rise in dog attacks in the South East
  14. What's this afternoon's weather going to bring?

    Lucy Martin

    BBC Weather

    Let's take a look with my lunch-time forecast.

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    Video caption: Lunch-time weather forecast with Lucy Martin
  15. Deal sailor named in GB blind sailing team

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Sailing is a skill that demands accuracy, fine judgement and courage, especially if you're blind.

    Just ask Catherine Westbrook, who's been chosen to represent the country at the Blind Sailing World Championships.

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    Video caption: Deal sailor named in GB blind sailing team