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  1. Updates on Friday 8 September 2017

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  1. Saj Chowdhury

    BBC Sport

    Pascal Gross

    Saj Chowdhury

    BBC Sport

    Brighton record their first top-flight win for 34 years as two goals from Pascal Gross help them to an emphatic victory over West Brom.

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  2. That's it from us

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    We'll be back on Monday from 06:00 BST with all your news, sport, travel and weather.

    Is there anything you'd like to tell us about?

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

  3. When Johnny met Motty...

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    They'll be getting the red carpet out at The Amex tomorrow as football royalty pays a visit.

    Legendary commentator John Motson, who announced his retirement earlier this week, will be at the stadium to commentate on the clash of the Albions - Brighton and Hove versus West Bromwich.

    BBC Sussex's own legendary commentator, Johnny Cantor, caught up with John Motson earlier, just before he embarked on his trip to the South Coast.

    Here's a snippet of their conversation.

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    Video caption: When Johnny met Motty

    You can hear the whole of their conversation on BBC Sussex tomorrow morning just after 08:00 BST.

    And BBC One's Football Focus will be coming live from The Amex from midday, with a special feature on The Seagulls.

  4. Cracked cliff warning

    A stark warning from the Coastguard over the latest crack in Seaford's cliffs.

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    Video caption: Cliff cracks in Sussex
  5. Will the sun shine this weekend?

    Rachel Mackley

    Weather Presenter, BBC South East

    It's going to be somewhat autumnal.

    Here's my forecast forecast.

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    Video caption: the weather with Rachel Mackley
  6. Half a billion development proposed for Hastings

    Developers are promising Hastings a golden future, with a new harbour and marina bringing hundreds of millions of pounds to the town.

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    Video caption: Proposed £500m development of Hastings Old Town and Seafront
  7. Second Sussex event cancelled due to weather

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    The strong winds we're experiencing in Sussex have forced the cancellation of another event.

    Tonight's 90s music festival on Hastings Pier has been called off.

    Tomorrow's events are scheduled to go ahead as planned.

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  8. Wind forces cancellation of racecourse event

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Poster

    Brighton Racecourse has cancelled tonight's event with The Human League because of the windy weather.

    The venue says it has made the decision for the safety of customers, artists and the stage crew.

    Anyone who's booked tickets will receive a full refund.

    All tickets for The Human League will also be valid for tomorrow night's Hacienda Classical event, for entry before 19:00 BST.

  9. Northamptonshire beat Sussex by six wickets

    Stuart Bailey

    BBC News

    Northamptonshire have beaten Sussex on day four of their County Championship match against Sussex at Wantage Road.

    The final scoreboard: Northamptonshire 426 & 140-4 v Sussex 172 & 393 (f/o).

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  10. A grey day

    Kate Kinsella

    BBC Weather

    It's definitely autumn out there today, with a wet and cool afternoon.

    Here's my forecast.

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    Video caption: the weather with Kate Kinsella
  11. East Sussex pupils 'sent home despite correct skirt length'

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Girls were sent home from school when their skirts were deemed too short in the morning only to be told they were acceptable later, it is claimed.

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    Video caption: East Sussex pupils 'sent home despite correct skirt length'
  12. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A2037 West Sussex both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A2037 West Sussex both ways severe disruption, between A281 Brighton Road and Horn Lane.

    A2037 West Sussex - A2037 High Street in Henfield closed in both directions between the A281 Brighton Road junction and the Horn Lane junction, because of a fuel spillage. Police directing traffic. Traffic is coping well.

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

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    Video caption: Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls can compete in Premier League - Chris Hughton
  14. County cricket: Match against Sussex to resume

    BBC Sport

    It's the fourth and final day of Northamptonshire's county championship match against Sussex at Wantage Road.

    The visitors are 382-9 in their second innings, following on, and lead Northamptonshire by 128 runs.

    Play resumes at 10:30, with full online commentary through the BBC Sport website.

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    Severe accident: A259 West Sussex both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A259 West Sussex both ways severe accident, between B2144 Drayton Lane and A259.

    A259 West Sussex - Slow traffic on A259 in both directions in Colworth between the B2144 Drayton Lane junction and the A259 junction, because of an accident involving car and a pedestrian earlier on.

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

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    Severe accident: A259 East Sussex both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A259 East Sussex both ways severe accident, between A269 London Road and A269 Dorset Road.

    A259 East Sussex - A259 King Offa Way in Bexhill closed and slow traffic in both directions between the A269 London Road junction and the A269 Dorset Road junction, because of accident investigation work. Diversion in operation - follow hollow triangle via A259, A269, A2036 and vice versa. Police directing traffic.

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

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    Severe accident: A259 East Sussex westbound

    BBC News Travel

    A259 East Sussex westbound severe accident, between A269 Dorset Road and A269 London Road.

    A259 East Sussex - A259 King Offa Way in Bexhill closed and slow traffic westbound between the A269 Dorset Road junction and the A269 London Road junction, because of an accident involving two cars. Diversion in operation - follow hollow triangle via A2036, A269 and the A259. Police directing traffic.

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

  18. Drivers warned after fuel spillage

    Drivers in the Steyning and Henfield area are being urged to drive with caution after an apparent fuel spill caused already wet roads to become hazardous.

    Sussex Police has received reports from the A283 and the A281 and a number of vehicles have skidded and are experiencing difficulties.

    A section of the road in the Henfield area has been closed and highways workers have been called to deal with the spillage.