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  2. Updates on Tuesday 27 June 2017

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  1. That's all for now

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Thank you for joining us today. We'll be back at 06:00 BST with more news, sport, weather and travel.

    If there is anything you want to tell us about you can get in touch on Twitter, on Facebook or by sending us an email.

  2. A pay and art display

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    A car park on Worthing seafront is being turned into the town's latest work of public art.

    Over the next week the Grafton car park is being transformed from a concrete block to what's being promised will be "a dazzling riot of bright colour and bold pattern".

    Grafton car park, Worthing
    Image caption: Grafton car park

    The work's being carried out by street artist Ricky Also, along with ECE Architecture and the agency Creative Forage.

    It's the team's latest art project for Worthing - in 2015 they produced a display of mirrored beach huts and doorways on the beach.

    mirrored beach hut and doorways on Worthing beach
    Image caption: Mirrored beach hut and doorways

    The installation, which will be unveiled on 4 July and remain until September, will cost £14,000, with Worthing Council and ECE Architecture footing the bill.

    Worthing mirrored doorways and beach huts
    Quote Message: We wanted to challenge ourselves to deliver something bigger and better than ever, showcasing our creativity and taking something ordinary and turning it into something extraordinary.' from Stuart Eatock Managing director, ECE Architecture
    Stuart EatockManaging director, ECE Architecture
    Quote Message: Worthing is becoming a brilliant mix of the traditional and the innovative and I'm sure this will bring a wow factor to the seafront.' from Cllr Kevin Jenkins Worthing Borough Council
    Cllr Kevin JenkinsWorthing Borough Council
  3. #ICYMI: Rocking all over the South East

    The scene of a famous Eurovision victory in Sussex, a shopping centre in Maidstone and Woking town centre - the region's musical legends and iconic venues were honoured on BBC Music Day.

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    Video caption: blue plaques to music legends unveiled in Woking, Maidstone and Brighton
  4. Albion sack commercial manager for gross misconduct

    Brighton and Hove Albion says it has terminated the contract of commercial and premium partnerships manager Paul Rogers for gross misconduct.

    The club says it comes after an internal investigation and disciplinary process and is effective immediately.

    Albion says that Mr Rogers has the right to appeal the decision.

  5. Don't put your brolly away just yet

    Sarah Keith-Lucas

    BBC Weather

    There's more rain on the way - here's my latest forecast.

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    Video caption: Latest weather forecast for the South East
  6. Ambulance thefts putting lives at risk

    There have been a number of thefts from ambulances and public places recently.

    Here's where thieves have struck in Kent, Sussex and Surrey.

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    Video caption: There have been a number of thefts from ambulances and public places recently.
  7. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A285 West Sussex southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A285 West Sussex southbound severe accident, between Beechwood Lane and Selhurstpark Road.

    A285 West Sussex - A285 Beechwood Lane in Duncton closed and slow traffic southbound between the Beechwood Lane junction and the Selhurstpark Road junction, because of an accident.

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

  8. Rain stops play at Eastbourne tennis

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    These would-be spectators at the Aegon International in Eastbourne seemed to be still enjoying themselves, despite the rain.

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    Video caption: Rain stops play at Eastbourne tennis
  9. Police concerned about missing teenager

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Missing Emily Besant

    Police are concerned for a missing 16-year-old.

    Emily Besant has been staying in the south London area but has previously lived in Crawley and has connections in the town.

    She was last seen on Sunday (25 June) at 16:30 BST in the Sutton area.

    It's believed she is travelling around Sussex and she may have travelled to the Bognor area.

    Anyone who sees her or knows where she is should contact police online quoting serial 80 of 26/06.

  10. Rikki Clarke has rejoined his first county Surrey, from Warwickshire

    With the 2017 county season here, keep up to date with the latest signings, departures and rumours ahead of next season.

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  11. #ICYMI: Car restoration woman suffers sexism and ageism

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Twenty-year-old Kelly Culver, who runs a business restoring classic American cars, says she has encountered sexism and ageism from people who think she does not know what she is talking about.

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    Video caption: thisisme cars
  12. #ICYMI: Is this the world's first online delivery being ordered?

    Think online shopping is a 21st Century invention?

    A South East inventor came up with the idea over 30 years ago.

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    Video caption: Online shopping was invented in Sussex
  13. It's grim down south

    Kate Kinsella

    BBC Weather

    It's tennis week at Eastbourne and Wimbledon next week, so of course it's raining this afternoon.

    Here's my forecast.

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    Video caption: the weather with Kate Kinsella
  14. Game, set and splash!

    Tennis legend Novak Djokovic posted these pics on his Instagram as prepared for his first appearance at the Aegon International Eastbourne.

    Novak Djokovic
    Novak Djokovic
    Novak Djokovic
  15. Camber inquest: Witness describes "unnerving" currents

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    Helicopter at Camber Sands

    A man who was on Camber Sands the day five young men were drowned has told an inquest how the sea conditions left him "unnerved".

    Stephen Deacon says the strong currents under the calm surface water made him return to the beach, along with the three children in a dinghy that he was supervising.

    Mr Deacon says he later saw the five men chest-deep in the water, apparently playing volleyball.

    The five victims were Kenugen Saththiyanathan, 18, known as Ken, and his brother Kobikanthan Saththiyanathan, 22, known as Kobi, both of Erith, and their friends Nitharsan Ravi, 22, of Plumstead, Inthushan Sriskantharasa, 23, of Grays in Essex, and Gurushanth Srithavarajah, 27, from Welling.