Beaches in Thanet remain closed after a sewage spill. Local MP Laura Sandys says the area's sewage pipes are no longer fit for purpose. She is calling for an urgent meeting with Southern Water and Thanet Council to ensure that everything is being done to correct the situation.
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An inquest has heard that a teenager from Oxford drowned after being carried out of his depth in the River Thames.
Thursday night's weather for the east of the region