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  1. Updates on Tuesday 22 November

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  1. That's it for another day

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    It's time to say goodbye for another day.

    We'll be back bright and early at 06:00 GMT tomorrow with all the latest on the second day of the latest #southerstrike and the day's other news.

    In the mean time, if you'd like to get in touch find us on TwitterFacebook, or send us an email.      

  2. Albion chief responds to Southern apology

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Seagulls chief executive Paul Barber has publicly responded to an apology from Southern rail over Friday night's chaos at Falmer station.

    Thousands of Albion and Aston Villa fans were left stranded with "no warning" after a handful of services were cancelled shortly before the final whistle.   

    Today the club received an email from Southern's passenger services director, Angie Doll.

    Quote Message: Quite frankly, given the issues we have faced over such a long period, I am absolutely astonished that this is the first time you have contacted me directly. I am even more astounded that your chief executive still hasn’t once bothered to call, email, or write to me – or to any of my colleagues - despite many, many months of poor service culminating in Friday evening’s shocking events."
    Paul Barber
    Quote Message: It also worries me greatly that your organisation only now seems to have grasped quite how serious Friday evening's events actually were - and indeed could have been. What happened not only massively inconvenienced and caused great stress for many thousands of our fans, and those of Aston Villa, more importantly, it also seriously endangered their safety." from Paul Barber Brighton and Hove Albion chief executive
    Paul BarberBrighton and Hove Albion chief executive
  3. Sussex CCC gets new chief exec

    The new chief executive of Sussex County Cricket Club will be officially unveiled at the County Ground tomorrow.

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  4. Southern strike: 'I've had to take a half day's leave'

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Another two-day strike is underway by guards on Southern.

    Chichester is again the end of the line in West Sussex, but this time round commuters have had to leave early to catch the last train home. 

    One commuter, Ian Watson, was forced to travel via Brighton on his way into work in London this morning. 

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    Video caption: Southern strike - one passenger's view
  5. The storm has passed

    Sara Thornton

    BBC Weather

    After Angus we've got slightly calmer weather for the rest of the week.

    Here's my forecast.

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    Video caption: the weather with Sara Thornton
  6. Bognor fire: 'It was like Armageddon'

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    A clean-up has started in Bognor Regis, two days after a fire tore through a seafront building.

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    Video caption: Clean-up begins after Bognor fire
  7. Sam Kay and Brogan Warren

    Four friends travelling through Oxfordshire after attending a vegan festival died after their car "went into the air" during a head-on collision, a coroner finds.

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  8. The problem of beach litter

    The South East is the third worst region in the country for beach litter, according to a new report.

    The Marine Conservation Society looked at how the number of plastic bags on the country's beaches had changed, since the introduction of the 5p bag charge.

    It's seen a drastic reduction in beach litter nationally, which they say is good news for marine wildlife.

    But the South East still has more than 700 items of litter for every 100m of beach. 

    A bottle on a beach
  9. Fatal crash: Car was on wrong side of road

    Sam Kay

    An inquest has been held into the deaths of a Sussex man and three other young people killed when their car crashed head-on into another vehicle. 

    Sam Kay, 26, from Crawley was a passenger in the car which crashed on the A40 in Oxfordshire in May. 

    The hearing was told the four friends were on their way back from a festival at the time.

    The coroner concluded it wasn't possible to say exactly why their car was on the wrong side of the road, but either driver fatigue or driver distraction seemed most likely potential causes.  

  10. ICYMI: Ice rink accused of discrimination

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Brighton Pavilion ice rink is being accused of excluding disabled people after the mother of a two-year-old who uses a wheelchair was unable to book a skating session for her daughter.   

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    Video caption: Ice rink accused of discrimination
  11. This afternoon's newspaper round-up

    Here's a selection of the stories our local newspaper websites are covering this afternoon.

    The Argus: Teenager stood emotionless as guilty verdict announced in murder trial. 

    West Sussex County Times: Sussex teen found guilty of murder.

    Bexhill Observer: Bexhill car crash casualty condition worsens.

    Sussex Express: Plans submitted for a Wealden crematorium.

    Eastbourne Herald: Wealden Council receives White Ribbon status in stance against domestic violence.

    Pile of newspapers
  12. Police concern for missing teenager

    Jessica Baldwin-Evans, 16, was last seen around 10:30 GMT yesterday at Holy Trinity School in Crawley.

    She left the school in Buckswood Drive and hasn't been seen since. She didn't return to her Three Bridges home overnight.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 668 of 21/11.

    Jessica Baldwin-Evans
  13. Teenager guilty of murder

    A teenager from Crowborough has been found guilty of murdering a senior civil servant in a "sustained attack". They met on the gay dating app, Grindr. 

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    Video caption: Jefferies
  14. Goodbye to Storm Angus

    Kate Kinsella

    BBC weather

    But it's going to get colder as the week goes on.

    Here's my forecast.

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    Video caption: the weather with Kate Kinsella
  15. BreakingTeenager found guilty of murder

    Ben Bamford

    A teenager from Crowborough has been found been guilty of murdering a senior civil servant in a "sustained attack".  

    Ben Bamford, who is now 18, repeatedly stabbed 52-year-old Paul Jefferies at his home in Mayfield in February. 

    The jury at Lewes Crown Court heard how Bamford set out to rob Mr Jefferies after they had met on the the gay dating app Grindr.

    Bamford had built up drugs debts of about £400. Mr Jefferies was a high-ranking HMRC civil servant who advised ministers on tax policy. He will be sentenced tomorrow.

  16. Teen cancer vlogger nominated for award after her death

    Claire Cottingham

    BBC Live reporter

    Her story captivated and moved many across Sussex, and after her death, tributes poured in.

    Now Charlotte Eades has been nominated for a posthumous award for the way she helped others, as she battled a rare and aggressive brain cancer after starting a YouTube channel to help other cancer sufferers.

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    Video caption: Vlogger