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Summary

  1. Our live coverage has ended
  2. Updates on Wednesday 12 April 2017

Live Reporting

By Bob Dale and Kathryn Langley

All times stated are UK

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  1. That's it for today

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Thanks for joining us - we'll be back in tomorrow at 06:00 BST with all your news, sport, travel and weather.

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

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  2. Seagulls triumph at football awards

    It’s been a great season for Brighton and Hove Albion so far, with the Seagulls currently sitting top of the Championship as they bid for promotion to the Premier League. 

    So how did the team get on at the EFL awards?

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    Video caption: Brighton and Hove Albion toast success at EFL awards
  3. Warning over fake council invoices

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Hastings Borough Council says scammers are sending out fake invoices in the authority's name.

    It says a number of people have reported receiving emails which appear to be genuine and ask the recipient to click on a link to access the invoice.

    The council said it always sends invoices as attachments and anyone who receives one they're not sure about should immediately call the number on the document.

  4. It's not long until the local elections...

    Elections to our county councils take place in less than four weeks.

    Here's our Political Editor Helen Catt with more details.

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    Video caption: Election 2017 preview with Helen Catt
  5. There's the chance of some showers

    Nina Ridge

    BBC Weather

    Well, it is spring, after all.

    Here's my forecast.

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    Video caption: the weather with Nina Ridge
  6. Triumphant Bethan finishes the Brighton Marathon unaided

    Did you miss this inspiring story? Being part of a marathon has long been the dream of Bethan Griffiths, who has cerebral palsy.

    The 22-year-old from from Stourbridge took part in the Brighton Marathon with the help of Becky Amor and Andy Woolway, from the National Star College in Gloucestershire.

    They pushed her in an all-terrain wheelchair for 25 miles but she was determined to cross the finish line unaided.

    Bethan wanted to take part in the race in memory of her mother, Amanda, who died of motor neurone disease last year. 

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    Video caption: Triumphant Bethan finishes the Brighton marathon unaided
  7. What a great day for a 26 mile race

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Thousands of runners took to the streets of Brighton in glorious sunshine to run this year's marathon.

    Can you spot anyone you recognise?

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    Video caption: Thousands of runners took to the streets of Brighton for the 2017 marathon
  8. Local elections: Deadline approaches for voter registration

    Elections to our county councils take place in less than four weeks and the Electoral Commission is warning time is running out for anyone not yet registered to vote.

    It says voters must be registered by the deadline of midnight this Thursday. You can do it here .

    Ballot Box
  9. Tom Baker - 1975

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    Video caption: BBC South Today spoke to Tom Baker who was filming a Doctor Who story on the south coast.
  10. Rare primates get second chance

    The Uckfield-based charity International Animal Rescue is helping to save these slow lorises, critically-endangered primates seized by the authorities in West Java.  

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    Video caption: Sussex charity rescues rare primates
  11. Who is Poly Styrene?

    A new film about South East X-Ray Spex singer Poly Styrene is in the works.

    Here are some facts you might not have known about her... 

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    Video caption: Who is Poly Styrene?
  12. Have you got a story which needs to be investigated?

    If so get in touch with the award-winning BBC South East investigations team.  

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    Video caption: South East Today investigates promo
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    Video caption: MP Caroline Ansell: 'How I coped with Facebook death threat'

    Eastbourne MP Caroline Ansell has been talking about moment police told her that they had intercepted a credible threat to her life.

  14. BreakingMan jailed for threatening to kill MP

    Mark Sands, 51, of Eastbourne, has been jailed for four months for threatening the life of Eastbourne MP Caroline Ansell on Facebook.

    In his post on Facebook, Sands threatened to go round Ms Ansell's house and stab her to death.  

  15. We might get some rain overnight...

    Georgina Burnett

    BBC Weather

    After days of dry weather a risk of rain overnight, but another fine day tomorrow.

    Here's my forecast.

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    Video caption: Another bright day tomorrow
  16. #ICYMI: Art forger's copies go on display

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    Video caption: Forger prepares to exhibit in Brighton

    The forger's versions of Van Gogh, Caravaggio and Modigliani masterpieces are among those on display.  

  17. Appeal for witnesses after man grabs girl

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a girl reported being approached by a man in Bexhill who grabbed her arm.

    The seven-year-old was playing in Sidley Street at about 19:30 BST on Sunday 9 April when it happened. 

    Detective Constable Julian Stokes said: "The girl was upset but is ok. We have been carrying out house to house enquiries and investigations and are asking anyone who saw the girl in the street or a man acting suspiciously in the area to contact us."

    Anyone with information should email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting serial 1310 of 09/04.