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Summary

  1. Our live coverage has now ended
  2. Live updates on Tuesday 6 June 2017

Live Reporting

By Bob Dale, Kathryn Langley and Claire Cottingham

All times stated are UK

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  1. That's it from us for tonight

    We'll be back tomorrow at 06:00 BST with more of the county's news, sport, travel and weather.

    If you'd like to get hold of us in the meantime you can find us on Twitter, on Facebook or send us an email.

    Thanks for joining us!

  2. #MyFirstVote: 'I regret I didn't register'

    Faye Ashworth from Hastings is disappointed she won't be able to have a say on 8 June.

    The 20-year-old has been speaking to BBC South East as part of the #MyFirstVote series.

    #SEVote

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    Video caption: Kiosk attendant regrets not registering to vote
  3. Eyewitness of the London terror attack

    Peter Whittlesea

    BBC South East Today reporter

    A man from Sussex has spoken of the moment he and others in a London pub barricaded themselves in on Saturday night, as terrorists tried to force their way in.

    William Ruano from Crawley was in Borough Market and witnessed the events unfolding.

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    Video caption: London Eyewitness from Sussex speaks out
  4. Windy, but the sunshine is back

    Rachel Mackley

    Weather Presenter

    It looks like the sunshine is making a return, but the heavy winds are sticking around a little longer.

    Here's my latest forecast.

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    Video caption: Weather PM Mackley
  5. Take a trip on a model railway...

    There is a reason behind it - honest.

    We've used a GoPro to film a model railway as we take a look at more than a year of issues on Southern Rail - and hear from commuters.

    It's part of our series looking at issues in the South East leading up to the general election. #SEVote

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    Video caption: Take a ride on a model railway as we take a look at a year of issues on Southern rail
  6. Man left with broken arm after assault

    A 27-year-old man has been left with a broken arm after being attacked in Peacehaven on Saturday 3 June.

    The victim was walking along South Coast Road at about 22:30 BST when he was approached by a group of 4 or 5 men aged 16-20 who pushed him.

    He was take to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton where he continues to receive specialist treatment.

  7. Today's Sussex newspaper headlines

    Pile of newspapers

    The Argus: Meat poisoned with blue pellets 'deliberately' left for dogs

    Chichester Observer: Up to three-year wait to fill A27 potholes

    Eastbourne Herald: Hollywood award for Eastbourne schoolgirl star

    Worthing Herald: Is this the biggest garden flower in Worthing?

    Brighton and Hove News: New ‘specials’ team to target drink and drug drivers in Brighton tomorrow

    Mid Sussex Times: Riddle of village’s mystery horse

  8. Wanted: Pevensey robber escapes with bag full of cigarettes

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Police are hunting a man who threatened staff at a service station in Pevensey in the early hours of Sunday morning, then escaped with fifty packets of cigarettes.

    It happened at the BP garage in Wallsend Road at 04:20 BST on 4 June, when the man jumped on to the counter and demanded the assistant fill a bag that had the words "It's What's Inside that Counts" written on it.

    He escaped on foot, and is described as pale, in his late thirties with bony features, and about 5'9" tall.

  9. CCTV image of Worthing stolen bike suspect

    Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a theft of a bike from Northbrook College in Worthing.

    Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a theft of a bike from Northbrook College in Worthing.

    The locked bike was stolen from the college bike racks in Littlehampton Road sometime between 10.40 and 16:30 GMT on 17 May.

  10. Joe makes a winning start

    Sussex's Joe Marler's made his first appearance for the British and Irish Lions on their tour of New Zealand, as the tourists came from behind to beat the Provincial Barbarians 13-7.

    He's on the bench for the second match, against the Blues, which kicks off at 08:35 BST tomorrow.

    The first test against the mighty All Blacks is on 24 June.

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    Video caption: Joe Marler prepares to play for the Lions against the All Blacks
  11. Where'd summer go?

    Kate Kinsella

    BBC Weather

    There's a yellow weather warning in place - expect heavy wind and some rain too.

    Here's my latest forecast.

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    Video caption: Kate Kinsella has the forecast for the South East
  12. 'If I were prime minister for the day'

    What would you do if you were in charge of the country for a day?

    We gave these teenagers 20 seconds each to tell us what they'd do as part of a series called #PMfortheday.

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    Video caption: #PMfortheday: Teens on the economy, GCSEs and roadworks
  13. 'If I were prime minister for the day'

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    We gave three teenagers from across the South East 20 seconds to outline what they'd do if they were in charge of the country.

    What would you do?

    #PMfortheday

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    Video caption: #PMfortheday: Teens on schools, immigration and pollution
  14. Hastings commemorates London attack victims

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    A book of condolence for the London attack victims has been opened in Hastings.

    It is in the community contact centre in Hastings town hall.

    Minute silence observed in Hastings

    It was signed by the town's Mayor, Cllr Judy Rogers, immediately after the one minute silence at 11:00 BST.

    The silence was also observed in other parts of the town.

    Silence observed in Hastings town centre
  15. #MyFirstVote: 'It'll be a birthday to remember'

    Sixth-former Eoin Simpkins will be casting his first ever vote on 8 June.

    We've been speaking to first-time, undecided voters as part of our #MyFirstVote series.

    #SEVote

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    Video caption: Sixth-former Eoin Simpkins will be casting his first ever vote on 8 June.
  16. Fallen trees - in June

    Sarah Louise Crompton has sent us this picture of a fallen tree in The Goffs, Eastbourne.

    Have you got any pictures or video?

    You can get in touch on Twitter, on Facebook or by sending us an email.

    Fallen tree
  17. 'If I were prime minister for the day'

    We asked teenagers what they would do if they were in charge of the country as part of a series called #PMfortheday.

    #SEVote

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    Video caption: #PMfortheday: Teens on mental health, elections and youth
  18. Let's be careful out there

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    As the rain and wind continue to lash the South East, we're getting reports of several trees that have been brought down, including this one in Seaford.

    Tree down in Seaford

    The QEII Bridge at Dartford has speed restrictions because of the high winds.

    If you have pictures or video of damage caused by the bad weather please send them to us, but do stay safe while taking them.

    tree down in bad weather

    And of course, we'll keep you up to date on any disruption to the roads or travel networks.

    tree down in garden
  19. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M23 West Sussex southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M23 West Sussex southbound severe disruption, between J10a for B2036 Balcombe Road and J11 for A23.

    M23 West Sussex - Slow traffic and one lane closed on M23 southbound between J10a B2036 Balcombe Road and J11, A23 (Pease Pottage), because of a fallen tree.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time