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The French authorities have launched a criminal investigation following the death of an asylum seeker in the English Channel.

A man in his late 20s from Africa died in hospital after the boat he was on capsized yesterday.

We hear from Bridget Chapman, from the Kent Refugee Action Network, who is calling for safe and legal routes into the UK for people seeking asylum.

Also in the podcast, a Kent MP who served in Afghanistan says it's 'heartbreaking' to see the areas he worked in fall to the Taliban.

And, we visit a children's summer camp in Medway to find out how it’s benefitting them after the pandemic.

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