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  1. It's goodnight from us

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    That's all from the team here.

    We're back at 06:00 BST with all the news, sport, traffic and weather for the South East.

    Enjoy the rest of your evening.

  2. Bumper harvest for watermelons

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Britain's largest ever batch of watermelons has been produced at a farm in Kent.

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    Video caption: Britain's largest ever batch of watermelons has been produced at a farm in Kent
  3. A wave of inspiration

    Yasmine Djadoudi

    BBC Live reporter

    Ross Andrews has built a reputation for creating giant works of art on the beaches of east Kent - huge patterns that only last as long as it takes for the tide to come in and wash them away.

    Now the artist has taken his work into the sea, and inside waves as they break.

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    Video caption: Ross Andrews' latest art project involves snapping shots of waves as they break
  4. Here comes the sun

    Rachel Mackley

    Weather Presenter, BBC South East

    There's an ever-improving weather picture as we progress through the week. Here's my latest forecast.

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    Video caption: Weather Rachel 1830
  5. Putting the canter in Canterbury

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Theatre sensation War Horse has galloped into Canterbury to begin a UK tour.

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    Video caption: Canterbury is the first leg of the play's inaugural UK tour.
  6. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A259 East Sussex both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A259 East Sussex both ways severe accident, between A23 Old Steine and A2010 West Street.

    A259 East Sussex - A259 King's Road in Brighton closed in both directions between Palace Pier and the A2010 West Street junction, because of an accident.

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

  7. Should we be taking honey from bees?

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Is our sweet tooth putting the long-term future of the honey bee in jeopardy?

    Every year we get through a staggering half a billion jars of honey.

    So are we simply asking too much of the little honey bee?

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    Video caption: Should we be taking honey from bees?
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    Severe accident: M25 Surrey anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Surrey anti-clockwise severe accident, between J9 for A243 and J8 for A217.

    M25 Surrey - Queuing traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J9, A243 (Leatherhead) and J8, A217 (Reigate), because of an accident.

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

  9. Commuters rule the waves

    Would you rather be sitting on the dock of the bay instead of the station platform?

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    Video caption: A new Thames clipper service is trialled between north Kent and London
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    Severe accident: A3 Surrey southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A3 Surrey southbound severe accident, before French Lane.

    A3 Surrey - One lane closed and very slow traffic on A3 southbound in Thursley before the French Lane junction, because of an accident involving single vehicle. Travel time is 20 minutes. Congestion to Hurtmore turn off.

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

  11. Woman and dog die in crash

    A woman and her dog have died after they were hit by a van while out walking in Surrey.

    The two were struck by a white Peugeot Boxer van at around 11:30 BST on the Wrecclesham Road just outside Farnham, in Surrey, police said.

    Emergency services attended but the woman, in her 30s, died at the scene. Her family have been informed.

    The Wrecclesham Road between the junctions with Quennells Hill and Echo Barn Lane is likely to remain closed until early evening.

    Police are appealing for witnesses.

  12. Unearthing Thanet's lost treasures

    Yasmine Djadoudi

    BBC Live reporter

    Margate's mysterious caves are set to re-open after a 13-year closure.

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    Video caption: Margate's caves could reopen after a 13-year gap
  13. Kittens found in car engine after 300-mile trip

    Yasmine Djadoudi

    BBC Live reporter

    An Ashford family travelling back from the Netherlands became suspicious after their car engine started purring like a kitten...three kittens in fact.

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    Video caption: Kittens stowed away in car engine travelling from Netherlands to Berkshire
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    Severe disruption: M23 West Sussex northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M23 West Sussex northbound severe disruption, between J10 for A2011 and J9 for M23.

    M23 West Sussex - One lane closed and very slow traffic on M23 northbound between J10, A2011 (Crawley) and J9, M23 (Gatwick Airport), because of emergency repairs. Travel time is 70 minutes. Congestion to J11, A23 (Pease Pottage).

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

  15. Sussex clinic helps people who hear voices

    Mark Norman

    Health Correspondent, BBC South East

    People who hear voices in their heads are getting help at a special clinic run by mental health experts in Sussex.

    The sessions are designed to help people understand their voice-hearing experiences which may have been triggered by trauma or distress.

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    Video caption: Sussex clinic helps people who hear voices
  16. Investigations continue into suspicious items in Kent flat

    Yasmine Djadoudi

    BBC Live reporter

    Police are continuing their investigations into suspicious items found at a flat in Tunbridge Wells after being called to the property last night.

    Kent Police arrived at the flat at 18:23 BST yesterday after Kent Fire and Rescue Service raised concerns over items in the flat that had been evacuated.

    Officers have arrested a 55-year-old man from Tunbridge Wells in connection with the incident.

    He remains in custody while investigations regarding the property are complete.

  17. The truth is out there

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Fifty years ago this month the nation was gripped by stories of flying saucers found in locations across the country, including Kent.

    But it turned out they'd touched down from somewhere a little closer to home than Mars.

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    Video caption: The fiftieth anniversary of the great UFO hoax