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  1. Updates on Tuesday 29 August 2017

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That's it from us

Bob Dale

BBC Live reporter

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Investigation into poison cloud underway

Bob Dale

BBC Live reporter

What did cause the toxic cloud which affected hundreds of people at Birling Gap?

Search for diver suspended

Charlotte Wright

Reporter, BBC South East

A search for a man from the Brighton area who was reported missing after diving in the North Sea has been suspended.

'My first proper memory was being raped'

Danni Smith was raped, beaten, starved and imprisoned by his stepfather, who shared him with other paedophiles.

He's won a five-figure payout from Brighton and Hove City Council, because social workers knew about the abuse for two years but left him to suffer in the house.

Put down the sunscreen, pick up the brolly

Rachel Mackley

Weather Presenter, BBC South East

The holiday heatwave's about to come to an end.

Here's my forecast.

Ollie Robinson

Nick Webb

BBC Wales Sport

Glamorgan lead Sussex by 152 runs with just four wickets left after Ollie Robinson's wickets peg back the home side.

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Dicing with death

Bob Dale

BBC Live reporter

Visitors to the Sussex coast are still risking their lives at the County's famous chalk cliffs, according to the National Trust.

Investigation continues into toxic mist

Piers Hopkirk

Reporter, BBC South East Today

What are theories on the cause of the chemical haze at Birling Gap this weekend, which left hundreds of people needing medical treatment?

Meet the #PhotoOfTheDay regulars

Stuart Maisner

BBC Live reporter

We've been out to meet some of the people who regularly contribute to our #PhotoOfTheDay.

Catch our films starting next week.

Huge rise in dog attacks in the South East

Figures obtained by the BBC show an increase of more than 60% in the past three years.

Brighton academic wrongly told she'd be deported

A Brighton academic, who's from Finland, and married to a British man, has spoken of her dismay about receiving a letter wrongly telling her she'd be deported.

Search for missing diver suspended

The UK Coastguard has called off its search for a 68-year-old man from Brighton, who went missing during a dive off Great Yarmouth.

Helicopters, commercial vessels and RNLI lifeboats were involved in the 14-hour search, which began on Monday evening at 18:00 BST when the man was reported missing.

He had been diving 12 miles east of Great Yarmouth.

Formal searches may be resumed on receipt of any new information.

Have you seen this man?

Charlotte Wright

Reporter, BBC South East

Police handout
Sussex Police

Police want to speak to this man in connection with a robbery in Hailsham last month. It happened in the shop at Knockhatch Adventure Park at around 15:40 BST on Wednesday 26 July.

One man waited outside while a second man went in, asking staff for change for a note.

When the till was opened by one of the shop workers, he demanded cash from it and indicated he had a knife. He left with money and with the other man.

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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Meet the #PhotoOfTheDay regulars

Stuart Maisner

BBC Live reporter

We've been out to meet some of the people who regularly contribute to our #PhotoOfTheDay.

Catch our films starting next week.

Motorbiker filmed his own fatal accident

Bob Dale

BBC Live reporter

Footage of a fatal accident, shot by a motorcyclist who died, has been released by Sussex Police in a hard-hitting road safety message.

This week is National Motorcycle Week of Action.

'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.

Good morning from your Sussex news team

Yasmine Djadoudi

BBC Live reporter

We hope you had a great bank holiday weekend.

To kick this Tuesday off we bring you this picture of Beachy Head taken by Emily Endean - it's our Sussex #PhotoOfTheDay.

Beachy Head
Emily Endean

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