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  1. Our live coverage has now ended
  2. Live updates on Wednesday 31 May

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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 again tomorrow morning at 06:00 BST with all of the county's news, sport, travel and weather.

    Thanks for joining us.

  2. Take a trip on a model railway...

    There is a reason behind it - honest.

    We've used a GoPro to film a model railway as we take a look at more than a year of issues on Southern Rail - and hear from commuters.

    It's part of our series looking at issues in the South East leading up to the general election. #SEVote

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    Video caption: Take a ride on a model railway as we take a look at a year of issues on Southern rail
  3. #MyFirstVote: 'It'll be a birthday to remember'

    Sixth-former Eoin Simpkins will be casting his first ever vote on 8 June.

    We've been speaking to first-time, undecided voters as part of our #MyFirstVote series.

    #SEVote

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    Video caption: Sixth-former Eoin Simpkins will be casting his first ever vote on 8 June.
  4. 'People have written in with their stories, the silly announcements they've heard'

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Turning tears of frustration into tears of laughter - the Brighton Fringe show based on woes of Southern commuters.

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    Video caption: Southern Fail: the Musical opens at the Brighton Fringe
  5. #PMfortheday: Teens on education, wages and the homeless

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    We asked teenagers from across the South East what they would do if they were in charge of the country.

    It's part of our #PMfortheday series leading up to the general election.

    #SEVote

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    Video caption: #PMfortheday: Teens on education, the minimum wage and the homeless.
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    Video caption: Two men armed with a knife and a samurai sword raided a garage in Cross
  7. Here comes the sun

    Rachel Mackley

    Weather Presenter

    Tomorrow's looking like a lovely day, after some early cloud.

    Here's my forecast.

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    Video caption: the weather with Rachel Mackley
  8. Police appeal to potential assault victims

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Police believe a man suspected of sexually assaulting two women in Brighton may be responsible for more attacks.

    A 23-year-old woman was touched inappropriately in Jubilee Library and another was touched from behind at a bus stop near Seven Dials.

    Both described the suspect as black, of medium build with dark rimmed glasses.

    A 38-year-old man's been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and released under investigation.

    Officers want other women with similar experiences to come forward.

  9. 'It's not a real understanding of how it affects people'

    Mark Norman

    Health Correspondent, BBC South East

    It can cause cancer, blindness and disfigurement, and affects one in 3,000 children. But one young woman contacted us directly, to ask why so few people have heard of Neurofibromatosis.

  10. ‘We might get our voices heard’

    Student Courtney Private wants young people to make sure they cast their ballot on 8 June.

    We've been speaking to first-time, undecided voters as part of our #MyFirstVote series.

    #SEVote

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    Video caption: Eastbourne student Courtney Private believes many young people don't bother to vote.
  11. Police investigate bag snatch

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Police have released a CCTV image of a man they'd like to speak to in connection with a street robbery in Rye.

    Rye bag snatch CCTV

    A woman in her fifties had her bag snatched in Station Approach, around 09:30 BST on 27 May.

    The man was wearing a dark grey sports fleece and shorts.

  12. Following the threads of history

    Charlie Rose

    Reporter, BBC South East Today

    The world's most famous piece of needlework now has a 21st Century companion, and they both tell the history of Sussex.

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    Video caption: Tapestry telling the history of Battle and its abbey is unveiled
  13. Police seek man over indecent images

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Police are looking for a man who showed indecent images to two teenage girls at a bus stop in Eastbourne.

    Police are looking for this man

    Officers say it happened most recently on Monday at about 18:15 BST outside C&H Fabrics in Terminus Road.

    One of the victims, a 17-year-old, says the man has approached her in the same manner on two previous occasions.

    Police are now trying to establish who the man is.

  14. CCTV shows violent East Sussex robbery

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    These dramatic images have been released by Sussex Police as they investigate a violent robbery at a service station in East Sussex.

    It happened at the Esso garage in Mayfield Road, Cross In Hand, in the early hours of Saturday 25 March.

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    Video caption: Two men armed with a knife and a samurai sword raided a garage in Cross
  15. Are temperatures on the up again?

    Georgina Burnett

    BBC Weather

    After this morning's cloudy start, the sun is set to shine this afternoon.

    Here's my forecast.

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    Video caption: the weather with Georgina Burnett
  16. 'Nobody is representing young people'

    A University of Sussex student says she feels young people aren't being represented in Parliament.

    We've been speaking to first-time, undecided voters as part of our #MyFirstVote series.

    #SEVote

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    Video caption: Sussex student Eleanor Wemyss believes politicians don't understand young people's issues.
  17. 'If I were prime minister for the day'

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    We asked teenagers what they would do if they were in charge of the country as part of a series called #PMfortheday

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    Video caption: #PMfortheday: Teens on mental health, elections and youth
  18. #RNLIDunkirk: 'Dover is awash with returning troops'

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    If you're on Twitter this is one not to miss - the RNLI is tweeting events from the Battle of Dunkirk during World War 2 in "real time".

    The charity's telling the story of Operation Dynamo, a secret mission to rescue thousands of Allied troops who'd been hemmed in on all sides of the French port in 1940.

    Crews from Kent and Sussex were sent on the dangerous 50-mile journey to France, eventually saving 338,226 soldiers.

    You can follow events throughout the day at #RNLIDunkirk

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  19. Three men freed in Manchester terror probe

    Sue Nicholson

    BBC News

    Scene of Shoreham terror arrest

    Police investigating the Manchester terror attack are still questioning 11 people, including a 23-year-old man arrested in Shoreham on Monday.

    Three men were released without charge on Tuesday.

    Meanwhile, enhanced patrols by armed officers in Sussex have been stood down after the national threat level returned to severe.

    Sussex Police said high visibility patrols, including in Shoreham, would continue.

  20. 'If I were prime minister for the day'

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    We asked teenagers what they would do if they were in charge of the country.

    It's part of our #PMfortheday series leading up to the general election.

    #SEVote

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    Video caption: We asked a group of teenagers - and gave each one 20 seconds to outline their plan.