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  2. Live updates on Monday 15 May 2017

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  1. Good night from the BBC Live team

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

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

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

    Thanks for joining us.

  2. 'We're going to have to be at our very best'

    Sussex's Joe Marler will be part of the British Lions squad heading for New Zealand.

    How does the England forward think he'll fare against the mighty All Blacks?

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    Video caption: Joe Marler prepares to play for the Lions against the All Blacks
  3. General election 2017: How do I register to vote?

    Don't get left outside on polling day. Here are details of what you need and where you need to go to register for the general election on 8 June:  

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    Video caption: General election 2017: How do I register to vote?
  4. The six-year-old boy who's one in a million

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Eddison Miller has a rare condition that stops him going outside without a special mask.

    He's been telling us how it makes him feel.

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    Video caption: Eddison Miller has a rare condition that stops him going outside without protection
  5. It's getting humid

    Rachel Mackley

    Weather Presenter

    It's going to be close tonight, and warm tomorrow.

    Here's my forecast.

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    Video caption: the weather with Rachel Mackley
  6. 'It's really daunting not knowing who to vote for'

    We've been speaking to first-time voters across the South East to find out what the key issues are for them in the forthcoming general election. 

    #myfirstvote#SEVote

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    Video caption: Kent teenager says it's daunting not knowing who to vote for
  7. Eastbourne deaths prompt warning over '100% pure' cocaine

    Two drug users have died in Eastbourne, prompting police to issue a warning to others over an extra-strong batch of heroin and cocaine being sold in the seaside town.

    Sussex Police said the deaths and a number of overdoses have occurred since April - and in a couple of cases the cocaine was found to be nearly 100% pure. 

  8. Running their toughest race

    Juliette Parkin

    BBC South East Today reporter

    These Brighton women won't let cancer beat them.

    Their running club is celebrating a major milestone, despite some having up to six sessions of chemotherapy.

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    Video caption: Survivors of cancer form a running group in Brighton
  9. Police thank Seagulls fans

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Brighton and Hove Albion fans have been thanked by police for making yesterday's promotion celebration such a success.

    Nearly 60,000 people lined the route for the open-top bus parade from Madeira Drive to Hove Lawns, marking the club's promotion to the Premier League.

    There were no arrests and the crowds had dispersed by 20:00 BST. 

    Chief Constable Giles York and PC Darren Balkham
    Quote Message: It was a great day and I'd like to thank everyone, including the club and their stewards, but especially the supporters who turned out in such numbers, for making our job a pleasure. We look forward to joining them in seeing the Seagulls playing in the Premier League next season.'
  10. General election 2017: How do I register to vote?

    Don't get left outside on polling day. Here are details of what you need and where you need to go to register for the general election on 8 June: 

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    Video caption: The deadline to register is 22 May 2017
  11. A grey start to the week

    Kate Kinsella

    BBC Weather

    It was a wet and cloudy start to the working week for most of us, but is it going to get better?

    Here's my forecast.

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    Video caption: the weather with Kate Kinsella
  12. Brighton and Hove Albion's parade

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    Video caption: Brighton and Hove Albion's open-top-bus parade

    Brighton and Hove Albion have been celebrating promotion to football's Premier League with an open-top-bus parade.

  13. A year of #SouthernStrikes

    Can you believe that we've had more than a year of Southern rail strikes? 

    Talks between Southern and the RMT have resumed today. 

    Here we take a look at the strike in numbers… 

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    Video caption: A look at the Southern strikes in numbers
  14. ‘It’s our future, it’s up to us’

    Student Dom will cast his first vote in June. 

    He’s one of a number of first-time voters we’ve been speaking to ahead of the general election. 

    #myfirstvote

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    Video caption: First-time voter Dom Platts believes it's important for young people to cast their ballot.
  15. Refugee play opens in Brighton

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    A teenage Afghan refugee who now lives in Bognor is one of the stars of a play set in the Calais Jungle.

    Borderline runs for three nights from tonight at the Warren, as part of the Brighton Fringe.

    Satire based on Calais Jungle opens in Brighton

    It features Naqeeb, who's studying at Brighton and Hove Sixth Form College after reaching the UK via the camp.

    The production's described as a tragi-comic satire, and was put together by volunteers and refugees working together in Calais.

  16. 'My vote counts and it's important'

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Undecided first-time voter Callie from Rochester says tuition fees will be the big issue that sways her vote on 8 June.

    #myfirstvote

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    Video caption: A student from Kent says tuition fees will be the big issue that sways her vote on 8 June.
  17. Make your voice heard before 8 June

    Fed up of shouting at the radio?

    BBC Sussex and BBC Surrey are hosting an election debate that might be right up your street.

    Put your questions to the politicians in East Grinstead on 30th May.

    You can apply for tickets here.

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    Video caption: Promo for BBC Sussex debate
  18. Bikers killed in separate crashes

    Two motorcyclists died in separate collisions on Sunday.

    Emergency services were called to the first crash on the A26, south of Crowborough at around 15:00 BST.

    A 24-year-old man from Tonbridge, who was with a group of other motorcyclists, collided with a Ford driven by a 70-year-old woman from Crowborough. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

    Two hours later, another crash claimed the life of a second motorcyclist on Beachy Head Road, near Eastbourne. 

    His bike and a car collided near to the junction with Warren Hill.

    The 26-year-old man from Newhaven died at the scene.