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  2. Updates on Friday 25 August 2017

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  1. 'Animals for sale are an easy thing to do'

    Chrissie Reidy

    Reporter, BBC South East Today

    A cruel trade in exotic pets is threatening the very existence of the orangutan, but an Uckfield charity is doing all it can to save these creatures from extinction.

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    Video caption: Two orphaned orangutans are rescued by a Sussex charity
  2. Six London rail terminals closed or disrupted over weekend

    Major disruption on the railways will peak this weekend, with key stations in London, and services to and from Wales and the north of England due to be heavily affected by engineering work.

    Up to 17,000 Network Rail staff will be working on a major scheme of engineering works across the Bank Holiday.

    There will be no trains to London on the West Coast Mainline on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 August, and Euston Station will close entirely.

    "Significant maintenance work" will also be carried out between Watford Junction and Euston at the same time.

    London Waterloo has already seen some of the worst problems in August, with fewer trains running from Saturday 5. Work will continue until Monday 28, as part of a £800m project to increase capacity at the station.

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    Video caption: Bank holiday engineering works
  3. Rikki Clarke has rejoined his first county Surrey, from Warwickshire

    With the 2017 county season here, keep up to date with the latest signings, departures and rumours ahead of next season.

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  4. Missing Charlie Crookes could be in Brighton

    Charlie Crookes

    A 16-year-old boy missing from Devon has been seen in Brighton and police believe he may still be in the city.

    Charlie Crookes was last seen near Exeter at 08:30 BST on Wednesday 23 August.

    He had previously been seen at a nearby railway station asking for money for a train fare.

    He was seen at a relative's address in Brighton at 23:30 BST, where he borrowed some money and said that he would be back, but did not return.

    Anyone who knows of his whereabouts or has seen him is asked to report online or call 101 quoting serial 378 of 24/08.

  5. Stopping the party getting started

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    With the bank holiday weekend here, Sussex Police want your help to stop illegal raves.

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    Video caption: Police clampdown on illegal raves
  6. Watford v Brighton

    Follow live text commentary, social media analysis and images as Watford host Brighton at Vicarage Road.

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  7. Update: Man knocked over and killed by police has been named

    Scene of Brighton police car crash

    A man who was knocked over and killed by a police car responding to an emergency call in Brighton has been named as 79-year-old David Ormesher from Poole in Dorset.

    The car struck Mr Ormesher in Devonshire Place, Kemptown, at 00:50 BST. He died at the scene.

    The Independent Police Complaints Commission is appealing for witnesses to come forward.

    IPCC investigators attended the scene in the early hours and are looking for CCTV.

    The IPCC says the marked police vehicle was responding to an emergency call at the time of the collision.

    The IPCC is looking into whether the police car was operating with lights and sirens activated and the speed of the vehicle is also subject to investigation.

  8. Vietnamese student missing from Chichester

    Tian Anh Tran

    Vietnamese student Tian Anh Tran has gone missing from the host family home he was staying at in Chichester.

    Tian, 16, arrived in the UK on 21 July on a student visa and was studying at Chichester College.

    He is described as reliable, punctual and hard-working.

    However, he left college at 12:30 BST on Tuesday (22 August) and hasn't been seen since.

    He had expressed a wish to stay in the UK, but he has no money, speaks very little English and because of his age, there are concerns for his welfare.

    Anyone with information should call 101 quoting serial 1067 of 22/08.

  9. Man dies in Brighton police 999 call car crash

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    A pedestrian has been knocked over and killed by a police car responding to an emergency call in Brighton.

    Read the full story here.

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    Video caption: A man's been killed by a police car in Brighton
  10. Concern for teenager missing from Shoreham

    Harry Matthews

    Police and family are becoming increasingly concerned for 16-year old Harry Matthews from Shoreham, who has not been seen since he left home in Old Shoreham Road after a family disagreement on Tuesday 15 August.

    He was last seen wearing a white Lacoste T-shirt, and a black jacket with large white words on the back.

    It is possible that he has since changed into a black Hugo Boss T-shirt. He did not take any other clothing with him.

    Harry hasn’t been in contact with his family and he is not responding to texts or his social media sites.

    Anyone who sees Harry or who has any information should contact Sussex Police online or via 101, quoting serial 1103 of 15/08.

  11. 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 - One lane closed and slow traffic on M23 southbound between J10a B2036 Balcombe Road and J11, A23 (Pease Pottage), because of a broken down vehicle.

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