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  1. Our live coverage has now ended
  2. Live updates on Wednesday 15 August

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  1. Good night

    Tom Darby

    BBC Live reporter

    We've finished for another day, but we'll be back tomorrow morning at 06:00 BST with more of the county's news, sport, travel and weather.

    Thanks for joining us!

  2. Teenager with water allergy launches YouTube channel

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    A teenager from St Leonards who suffers from a rare allergy to water has started her own YouTube channel to raise awareness of the condition.

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    Video caption: Teenager with water allergy launches YouTube channel
  3. Would you send your kids to school on this bus?

    Paul Clifton

    Transport correspondent, BBC South Today

    A school minibus has been filmed ignoring warning lights at a West Sussex level crossing.

    New cameras at the crossing near Yapton have caught 150 drivers jumping the red lights in two months.

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    Video caption: A school minibus has been filmed ignoring warning lights at West Sussex level crossing
  4. Here comes the rain

    Rachel Mackley

    Weather Presenter, BBC South East

    It looks like the lovely summer weather isn't going to stay.

    Find out more in my latest forecast.

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    Video caption: Rachel Mackley has the latest forecast for the south east
  5. 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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  6. Rise in number of dog attacks

    A dog and its handler

    There's been a huge rise in the number of people attacked by dogs in the South East.

    New figures obtained by BBC South East show an increase of more than 60% in the past three years and last year there were more than 2,000 attacks on people in Sussex, Kent and Surrey.

    It comes as a Sussex woman has told of the moment she was mauled by a dog and described it as the most terrifying moment of her life.

    Kelly Stevens was bitten by a pitbull-cross in Eastbourne in 2014 and needed plastic surgery.

  7. A mixed forecast

    Georgina Burnett

    BBC Weather

    What's the weather got in store for the rest of the week?

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    Video caption: South East weather
  8. 'Respect the water' this August

    The RNLI is urging people to "respect the water" this summer as part of a drowning prevention campaign.

    The charity says more people die in UK waters in August than any other month.

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    Video caption: RNLI launches campaign during 'deadliest' month
  9. Rural crime figures published

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Rural crime in the South East has risen sharply in the first half of this year, according to countryside insurer NFU Mutual.

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    Video caption: Rural crime figures published
  10. ICYMI: Part-time soldiers put new skills into action

    Amanda Akass

    Reporter, BBC South East Today

    Part-time soldiers from Kent, Sussex and Surrey have spent two weeks training alongside the US military in Michigan

    The reserve battalion of the Princess of Wales's Royal regiment have been taking part in an exercise designed to get NATO forces practicing working alongside each other.

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    Video caption: Part-time soldiers put new skills into action
  11. Sussex Police: Warnings over crystal meth

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Police are warning of a surge in crystal meth being found on the streets of Brighton and Hove.

    Officers say the drug is much more widely available than usual.

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    Video caption: Sussex Police: Warnings over crystal meth
  12. Hailsham fire update

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Operations have been scaled down after a huge fire at an industrial estate in Hailsham overnight.

    About 30 firefighters were called to Diplocks Way just before 22:00 BST yesterday.

    The fire was in a two-storey industrial unit containing a large amount of wood.

    Three fire engines remain at the scene.

    People living nearby have been urged to keep doors and windows closed.

  13. Have you seen missing Chloe?

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    A girl reported missing from Maidstone may be in Brighton.

    Chloe Henderson-Smith

    Chloe Henderson-Smith was last seen in Tonbridge Road at about 07:30 BST on Friday 29 July.

    The 16-year-old is 5ft 4in and slim.

    She may be wearing a red or purple coat with white stripes on the sleeves, red and navy patterned trousers and white trainers.

    Police say she also has links to Winchester.

  14. 'Catherine's so kind, it breaks my heart'

    An Eastbourne hotelier got to know a homeless man sleeping outside her hotel, and now she's helping him make a fresh start.

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    Video caption: An Eastbourne hotelier gives a homeless man a fresh start
  15. We're talking about men's mental health

    Danny Pike

    Presenter, BBC Sussex

    What's your experience been?

    Join me on BBC Sussex at 09:00 BST and take part in the conversation by calling 03459 570057.

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    Video caption: Danny Pike's promo
  16. Long queues after petrol station crash

    There are long queues on the A27 near Selmeston following the lorry crash.

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