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  1. Our live coverage has ended for the week
  2. News, sport and travel updates from Sussex, Kent and Surrey

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    We'll be back on Tuesday from 8am with your latest news, travel and sport.

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    Severe disruption: A29 West Sussex both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A29 West Sussex both ways severe disruption, near entrance to the Slinfold Golf and Country Golf Club.

    A29 West Sussex - A29 Stane Street in Slinfold blocked and queuing traffic in both directions near the entrance to the Slinfold Golf and Country Golf Club junction, because of an overturned lorry.

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

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    Severe accident: M25 Surrey anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Surrey anti-clockwise severe accident, from J9 for A243 to J8 for A217 Brighton Road.

    M25 Surrey - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J9, A243 (Leatherhead) to J8, A217 (Reigate), because of an accident.

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

  4. This gin is very a-peeling

    Charlie Rose

    Reporter, BBC South East Today

    There are no sour grapes at this Surrey distillery, where food waste from Kent becomes premium gin.

    Video content

    Video caption: Gin is being made from rejected table grapes
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    Severe disruption: M23 West Sussex northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M23 West Sussex northbound severe disruption, between J9 for and J8 for M25 J7.

    M23 West Sussex - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M23 northbound in Surrey between J9, Gatwick Airport and J8 M25 J7, because of a broken down vehicle. In the roadworks area.

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

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    Severe disruption: M25 Surrey anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Surrey anti-clockwise severe disruption, from J6 for A22 to M25.

    M25 Surrey - Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J6, A22 (Godstone) to M25, Clacket Lane Services, because of an earlier broken down vehicle. All lanes have been re-opened.

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

  7. Police seek pair of purse snatchers

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Detectives have released CCTV images of two women they believe are behind a series of bag thefts in supermarkets.

    The latest victim is an 85-year-old woman, who was targeted in the Uckfield branch of Tesco.

    Uckfield bag theft suspect 1

    One of the suspects pretended to be looking in the refrigerated section as a pretext to get close to the victim, and covered her hands with a scarf as she grabbed the purse.

    Uckfield bag theft suspect 2

    The theft took place on 13 February and is one of a spate of similar thefts in supermarkets in the town since the start of the year.

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    Severe disruption: M25 Kent clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Kent clockwise severe disruption, from J5 for M26 to J6 for A22.

    M25 Kent - One lane closed on M25 clockwise from J5 M26 to J6, A22 (Godstone), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

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    Severe accident: A25 Kent both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A25 Kent both ways severe accident, between A227 and Oldbury Lane.

    A25 Kent - A25 Ightham By Pass in Ightham closed and queuing traffic in both directions between the A227 junction and the Oldbury Lane junction, because of an accident involving a car and a pedestrian.

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

  10. Video content

    Video caption: Ryan Nulty wants to return to work despite losing both legs

    The postman from Horsham thought he had flu but spent eight days in a coma after developing sepsis.

  11. Man sought after distraction burglary

    Police have released a CCTV image of a man wanted in connection to a distraction burglary in Kent.

    Officers are investigating a report that a man made an unsolicited offer to do some gardening for a woman in Worcester Close, Minster, on Wednesday 27 March.

    The victim agreed to pay for some work, which was not completed. While the occupant was distracted, cash was reportedly stolen from her purse.

    Anyone with information about the man in the image is asked to contact Kent Police.

    The CCTV image of the man
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    Severe disruption: M3 Surrey southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M3 Surrey southbound severe disruption, between J3 for A322 Bagshot and J4 for A331.

    M3 Surrey - One lane closed and slow traffic on M3 southbound between J3, A322 (Bagshot) and J4, A331 (Camberley), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  13. Tribute to victims of restaurant fire

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    A memorial has been unveiled to seven people killed when fire destroyed a Dover restaurant 42 years ago.

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    Video caption: A memorial is unveiled to seven people who died in a fire in Dover in 1977
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    Severe disruption: M20 Kent eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M20 Kent eastbound severe disruption, at J4 for A228 Castle Way Leybourne.

    M20 Kent - One lane closed on M20 eastbound at J4, A228 (Leybourne), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  15. Ethan the assistance dog

    Charlie Rose

    Reporter, BBC South East Today

    There are good boys, and then there's Ethan.

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    Video caption: Ethan the assistance dog gives his owner independence
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    Severe disruption: M25 Kent clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Kent clockwise severe disruption, from J5 for M26 to M25.

    M25 Kent - One lane closed on M25 clockwise from J5 M26 to M25, Clacket Lane Services, because of a broken down car. Traffic is coping well.

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