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Podcast: Man dies after throwing home-made petrol bombs at asylum centre in Dover

A man has died after throwing home-made petrol bombs at an asylum centre in Dover.

The suspect is thought to have taken his own life in a car shortly after hurling explosives at the processing centre yesterday.

Hear from our reporter Sam Lennon who spent the day in Dover and also spoke to people who were in the area and heard the explosions.

It comes as more than 100 charities call on the Home Office to provide safe and legal routes for asylum seekers.

North Thanet MP Sir Roger Gale has visited a processing site in Manston which has been criticised and described as inhumane.

Also in today’s podcast, as the cost of living continues to increase, there are concerns that nurseries and pre-schools in Kent are struggling to cope. Jamie Long has the details.

The owners of a bakery in Tonbridge say their staff are being put at risk because of expensive parking.

Prices have gone up at car parks in the town centre, forcing some people to leave their cars further away and walk through unlit alleyways to get to work. Hear from workers and the council leader.

A woman has defied the odds to become female champion of Ninja Warrior UK for 20-22…

Beth Lodge, who’s originally from Sevenoaks, suffered a shoulder injury while competing in a previous season and had to have two operations. She’s been speaking to our reporter Ben Austin.

And, the Gillingham boss has given his reaction to back-to-back defeats in the league.

They lost 1-0 at Doncaster on Saturday.