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Podcast: Four people have died after a boat carrying asylum seekers capsized in the Channel

Four people have been confirmed to have died after a boat carrying asylum seekers capsized in the Channel.

More than 40 people who were on the vessel have been rescued alive.

Hear from the Home Secretary who has given a statement in the Commons. We’ve also been getting reaction from some of Kent’s MP and charities that work with asylum seekers.

Also in today’s podcast, a coroner’s confirmed a dad-of-three died in Strood after being crushed by a lorry.

An inquest’s opened into the death of 44-year-old Andy Millward who was killed when his car was hit by the vehicle which overturned on Station Road last month.

The mum of an autistic boy from north Kent says some of the community’s most vulnerable children are at risk of being left behind.

It comes after the parents of another teenager with autism say he took his own life after being bullied and then let down by social services.

A Herne Bay couple could be forced to spend Christmas in an Airbnb after their flat was flooded with sewage.

Frances and Tony’s home on Central Parade has been left badly damaged and presents for friends and family were also destroyed.

A search is under way for a mystery man who’s delivered Christmas cards with money in to people in Chatham.

Residents on Larkspur Road have received £5 each with a note saying it’s to help with heating bills.

More of the presents you generously donated to the Give a Gift appeal on our sister radio station kmfm have been delivered to children in Kent.

The presents are going to charities, hospitals and those in care this festive time.