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  1. Good night from the BBC Live team

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    That's it from us for tonight, but we'll be back again at 06:00 BST tomorrow with more of the county's news, sport, travel and weather.

    If you'd like to get in touch in the meantime, you can reach us on Twitter, on Facebook or by sending us an email.   

  2. General Election 2017: Will there be more than one issue?

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    MPs will vote tomorrow on whether to trigger an early general election.

    South East politicians from each of the main parties gave us their reaction.

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    Video caption: Election preview montage
  3. 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
  4. Seagulls in the Premier League

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Here's the reaction of fans after Brighton & Hove Albion secured promotion to the Premier League with a 2-1 win against Wigan at the Amex.   

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    Video caption: Brighton fans celebrate win
  5. Seagulls: 'This is their moment'

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton says winning the Championship is now his priority after securing promotion.   

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    Video caption: Brighton manager celebrates promotion
  6. Full steam ahead for the holidays

    One of the world's most famous steam engines is spending Easter in Sussex.

    The Flying Scotsmen will be at the Bluebell Railway until Wednesday.

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    Video caption: the flying scotsman in sussex
  7. Hot water bottles and sunscreen

    Rachel Mackley

    Weather Presenter

    Cold nights and sunny days - it's spring in the South East.

    Here's my forecast.

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    Video caption: the weather with Rachel Mackley
  8. Have you seen Codi?

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Police say they're concerned about a 14-year-old who's gone missing.

    Codi Milner was last seen heading towards Southwick train station around midday on 15 April.

    She was wearing a dark navy Nike tracksuit and carrying a black Nike holdall.

    Codi also has links to the Eastbourne area.

    Codi Milner, missing teenager
  9. How many of these Seagulls facts did you know?

    Brighton Albion have made it to the Premier League for the first time in the club's history.

    Speaking of history, we've compiled some facts about the Seagulls that you may not have known.

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    Video caption: Brighton Albion have entered the Premier League for the first time
  10. Is your local beach a deathtrap for wildlife?

    Yvette Austin

    BBC Environment Correspondent

    Environmental campaigners say there's a growing problem of plastic litter washing up on the South East's beaches.

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    Video caption: the problem of plastic litter on beaches
  11. Mother dead after 4-week hospital battle

    Lizzie Massey

    BBC Live reporter

    After more than four weeks fighting for her life in hospital, Valerie Austen has died.

    The 59-year-old mum from Horndean in Hampshire, was injured in a three-vehicle collision on the A272 at Rogate, West Sussex, last month.

    Married for 41 years to Mick Austen, the pair had two children and five grandchildren.

    The customer care manager had been en route to an appointment when she was involved in the crash with a Renault box van and a Peugeot 307 car.

    Valerie Austen
    Image caption: Valerie Austen
    Quote Message: Her death has been a tragedy for us, and not least for mum's grandchildren, who idolised her, just as she did them. She was a very kind, very generous and invariably happy person, full of fun and younger than her years. from Lisa Walsh Daughter of Valerie Austen
    Lisa WalshDaughter of Valerie Austen
  12. General Election 2017: Analysis from our Political Editor

    Helen Catt

    Political editor, BBC South East

    Here's my take on what will a snap general election mean for the South East.

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    Video caption: Political Editor Helen Catt explains what a snap general election means for the South East
  13. On their way to the Premier League

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Brighton fans and players celebrated one of the biggest days in the club's history.      

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    Video caption: Brighton players and fans celebrate
  14. Cool but mostly dry

    Kate Kinsella

    Weather presenter

    Did you take off your winter duvet? Then this forecast's not for you.

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    Video caption: Weather 1330 Kate
  15. How the South East voted last time

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    The Prime Minister wants a general election on 8 June. Here's the current political make-up of the South East.

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    Video caption: Political make-up of the South East
  16. Fans celebrate with players

    It was a night to remember for some Brighton and Hove Albion fans - they got the chance to celebrate with the club's players.

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  17. Green co-leader reacts to general election announcement

    Helen Catt

    Political editor, BBC South East

    Caroline Lucas MP

    Green Party co-leader and MP for Brighton Pavilion, Caroline Lucas, gave the following reaction:

    Quote Message: Today's announcement means that people are rightly given a say over the direction this country is going to take. Only the Green Party offers a bold, positive vision for a different kind of Britain."