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Summary

  1. Updates on Tuesday 6 December

Live Reporting

By Stuart Maisner and Bob Dale

All times stated are UK

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  1. And it's goodnight from us

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    That's it from us for today, thanks for joining us.

    We'll be back tomorrow morning from 06:00 GMT.

    Don't forget you can send us your news, videos or pictures on Twitter, on Facebook or by sending us an email. We'd love to hear from you.   

  2. Snowdogs auction raises more than quarter of a million

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    The auction of the Snowdogs by the Sea sculptures, which have been decorating Brighton and Hove since September, has raised £337,000, organisers have announced.

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  3. Advent calendar: What's behind this (beach hut) door?

    A beach hut is for life - and that includes Christmas. That's certainly the feeling in Hove, where they are once again transforming their huts into a giant advent calendar.

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    Video caption: Advent beach
  4. 'Esther was holding Grace, she was lifeless'

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    After their baby girl died while sleeping in a controversial cot, this family from Haywards Heath want action.

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    Video caption: Family speak out after cot tragedy
  5. 'The human swan' crosses the Channel

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    The first woman to cross the channel from Calais to Dover in a paramotor has succeeded.

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    Video caption: Swans
  6. You won't need your overcoat for a couple of days!

    Rachel Mackley

    Weather Presenter

    With mild air on the way, it's a welcome break from freezing nights.

    Here's my forecast.

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    Video caption: Weather - 6/12
  7. ThisIsMe: 'It's an absolutely mind-blowing experience'

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Singer-songwriter Sophie Janes tells us why she loves music so much. It's the latest in our series #thisisme about young people and their passions.      

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    Video caption: thisisme musician
  8. Coat thief sought by police

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    CCTV image

    Police are trying to trace this man after two ski jackets were stolen from a shop in Worthing. 

    The coats were taken from the Trespass store in Montague Street on 27 November. 

    They're worth about £370. 

  9. 'What a wonderful life, I've loved every minute'

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Here is the Horsham-based actor Peter Vaughan, star of 'Porridge' and 'Game of Thrones', who has died aged 93, speaking to Dominic King on the BBC Radio Kent Drivetime show recently.

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    Video caption: the actor Peter Vaughan talks about his life
  10. Tributes to Sussex actor

    Tributes are being paid to actor Peter Vaughan, who's died.

    This photo was taken when he visited the BBC Sussex studios in Brighton last month.

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  11. RMT: 'We won't call off the strike'

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    The RMT Union insists it's acting in defence of safety over Southern's changes to the role of guards and won't call off the latest #southernstrike.

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    Video caption: RMT: 'We won't call off the strike'
  12. Businesses: 'We're going under'

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    At least one business at Brighton Station says it's closing because of a decline in footfall during the #southernstrike

    Anne Matthews runs Oatopia, which sells porridge and coffee.

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    Video caption: Businesses say they're going under because of rail strikes
  13. Time to turn off your heating?

    Kate Kinsella

    Weather presenter

    There's a very mild outlook for the next few days. Here's my latest forecast.

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    Video caption: Weather 1330
  14. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A27 West Sussex westbound

    BBC Travel

    A27 West Sussex westbound severe accident, from A280 to A284 Lyminster Road.

    A27 West Sussex - Slow traffic on A27 Arundel Road westbound from the A280 junction in Angmering to Crossbush Junction in Crossbush, because of an accident earlier on.

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    Video caption: Transport secretary Chris Grayling says there is no reason for rail strike