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  1. That's it for now

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Thank you for joining us today - we'll be back at 06:00 BST with more news, sport, weather and travel for the county.

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  2. Police in CCTV appeal

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Police are hunting burglars who stole a car, then used the owner's bank cards to buy beer and tobacco.

    The thieves stole a handbag containing the car keys and cards from a house in Ockley Road, Bognor on 27 May, driving away in the vehicle.

    The following morning they used the cards in two Tesco Local stores in Aldwick Road and Station Road.

    Police want to speak to the people in this CCTV about the incidents.

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  3. Mental ill health linked with shorter life expectancy

    New research finds life expectancy for people with mental health problems is 20 years shorter than average.

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    Video caption: Research shows that people with mental health problems live an average of 20 years less.
  4. Police appeal after mosque charity box theft

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    CCTV image

    Police in Bognor are trying to identify the man in these images after a charity box was stolen from a mosque.

    The box was taken from the lobby area of WS Muslim Society in Spencer Street and emptied of cash.

    It happened at about 19:30 BST on Wednesday 26 July.

    Officers are asking anyone who recognises the man to get in touch.

  5. What is Japanese knotweed?

    Scientists are using a field in the South East to carry out an experiment to try and get rid of one of Britain's most invasive plants.

    But what is Japanese knotweed and why is it such a problem?

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    Video caption: Scientists are using a field in Sussex to carry out an experiment on Japanese knotweed.
  6. Two days of heavy rain on the way

    Lucy Martin

    BBC Weather

    A yellow warning of rain has been issued for the South East over the next couple of days.

    Here's my latest forecast.

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    Video caption: South East weather pm
  7. Michigan mission for South East soldiers

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    A hundred and forty part time soldiers from across the South East are taking part in a joint military exercise in America.

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    Video caption: Part-time soldiers take part in a military exercise in US
  8. Union and Southern talks break down

    Sue Nicholson

    BBC News

    A Southern rail guard

    Talks aimed at resolving a long-running dispute over driver-only operated trains on Southern rail have "stalled" with no agreement, the RMT union said.

    It follows more than two hours of talks between leaders of the union and officials from Southern's parent firm, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR).

    RMT general secretary Mick Cash called for round table discussions involving all parties to now take place.

    "This dispute can be resolved, we have no doubt about that," he said.

  9. Shoreham: Two still missing after boat sinks

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter


    Sussex Police are working with the Marine Accident Investigations Branch to try and discover how a boat sank off the coast of Shoreham yesterday leaving one man dead and two others unaccounted for.

    A man was rescued from the water in the early hours of the morning and the search for the missing men was suspended yesterday afternoon.

    The four men on board were all Romanian nationals. Two are from Brighton and two, including the survivor, are from London.

    The five-metre boat they were travelling in left Shoreham Harbour shortly after midnight on Sunday morning for a fishing trip.

    The 45-year-old survivor has told police the boat was struck by another vessel at about 02:00 BST.

    Quote Message: We are now trying to establish the circumstances and to identify the other vessel involved. An earlier appeal for information prompted a significant number of calls and I would like to thank people for their prompt responses, which enabled us to quickly identify who had been involved. Our thoughts are with the families and friends of all those who have been involved in this tragic incident." from Det Ch Insp Rachel Carr
    Det Ch Insp Rachel Carr
  10. BreakingUnion and Southern talks 'break down'

    Talks aimed at resolving a long-running dispute over driver only trains at Southern Railway have "stalled", with no agreement, said the RMT union.

    We'll bring you more when we have it.

  11. Jeremy Corbyn condemns 'all Venezuela violence'

    Jeremy Corbyn has said he is "very sad" at lives lost in Venezuela and condemned violence done "by any side".

    The Labour leader called for a dialogue in the country, where more than 120 people have died during months of anti-government protests.

    He has been under pressure to condemn President Nicolas Maduro, after voicing support for him in the past.

    Mr Maduro has been accused of behaving like the "dictator of an evil regime" by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

    In the latest developments, Mr Maduro said a search was under way in Venezuela for 10 men who escaped with weapons after an attack on a military base.

    Mr Corbyn was speaking at an event in Crawley today.

    Read the full story here.

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    Video caption: Labour leader says he is 'sad' about loss of life in Venezuela.
  12. Missing teenager found safe

    A teenager who disappeared from Seaford has been found almost a month after going missing.

    Ulla Farhid Hamid is from Afghanistan but had been staying in the town.

    The 13-year-old was located in Bristol at the weekend.

  13. Brighton and Hove's Summer of Love

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    About 300,000 people are estimated to have gathered in Brighton this weekend to celebrate Brighton Pride.

    This year's event was themed Summer of Love to mark 50 years since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales.

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    Video caption: Crowds gather for Brighton Pride celebrations
  14. Missing swimmer: Search called off

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    The search for a swimmer missing off the coast of Seaford has been called off.

    He was last seen going into the water near Splashpoint at 17:00 BST yesterday.

    Coastguard and RNLI volunteers resumed their search this morning but the man hasn't been found.

  15. 'My eye socket was completely shattered, I had haemorrhages in both eyes'

    On the 50th anniversary of the partial legalisation of homosexuality, is it safe to be gay now?

    Victims of recent homophobic violence describe their horrific experiences.

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    Video caption: Fifty years after homosexuality was legalised, is it safe to be gay?
  16. Raindrops keep falling on our heads

    Georgina Burnett

    BBC Weather

    It's a gloomy afternoon and the outlook for the next two days is wet.

    Here's my forecast.

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    Video caption: the weather with Georgina Burnett
  17. Heart surgery at 24 – the remarkable story of a Premier League footballer's return

    Brighton defender Connor Goldson is preparing to play Premier League football after a remarkable recovery from heart surgery.

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    Video caption: Heart surgery at 24 – the remarkable story of a Premier League footballer’s return