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  1. Updates on Friday 11 August 2017

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  1. Chris Bevan

    BBC Sport at Wimbledon

    Manchester City celebrate

    Chris Bevan

    BBC Sport at Wimbledon

    Premier League title favourites Manchester City have to wait to break down promoted Brighton before two late goals give them victory.

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  2. Goodnight and have a great weekend

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    That's it from us for another week.

    I'll be back on Monday from 06:00 BST with all of the news, sport, travel and weather for the county.

    Thanks for joining us.

  3. Gatwick worst for summer holiday flight delays

    Airport queue

    Air passengers leaving Gatwick have suffered the longest average delays during summer getaways from major UK airports, BBC analysis reveals.

    Those travelling to and from the UK on EasyJet flights have waited the longest among the 10 busiest airlines.

    Figures collected by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) during the last two summers reveal the typical delays.

    All flyers using EasyJet had an average delay of 24 minutes, and those leaving from Gatwick waited 27 minutes.

  4. British snorkelling instructor, 19, dies in Zakynthos, Greece

    Sea and beach

    A 19-year-old British water sports instructor has died while snorkelling and underwater swimming in Greece.

    Harry Byatt, who worked in Zakynthos, an island in the south-west of Greece, failed to resurface after diving into the sea, his employer said.

    The former Eastbourne College pupil's body was discovered on the seabed at a depth of around 30 metres on 6 August.

    Tributes have been paid online to the "beloved son, brother, and friend" on social media. Read more here.

  5. BreakingTeenager dies snorkelling

    Former Eastbourne College pupil Harry Byatt, 19, has died snorkelling off Greek island of Zakynthos.

    A statement on the school's Facebook page read: "The College community will be greatly saddened to hear that Harry Byatt [who] has died in a tragic snorkelling accident in Greece at the weekend.

    "Our thoughts are with his family at this incredibly sad time."

  6. Teenager with water allergy launches YouTube channel

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    A teenager from St Leonards who suffers from a rare allergy to water has started her own YouTube channel to raise awareness of the condition.

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    Video caption: Teenager with water allergy launches YouTube channel
  7. Brighton and Hove's Summer of Love

    About 300,000 people are estimated to have gathered in Brighton this weekend to celebrate Brighton Pride.

    This year's event was themed Summer of Love to mark 50 years since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales.

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    Video caption: Crowds gather for Brighton Pride celebrations
  8. Brighton's return to the top flight

    Lauren Moss

    BBC Live reporter

    The Seagulls will face Manchester City - who finished fourth last season - in their first match tomorrow.

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    Video caption: Paul Hayward on Brighton
  9. Brighton boss: 'Whatever happens, give everything on the pitch'

    Johnny Cantor

    BBC Sussex commentator

    Brighton and Hove Albion boss Chris Hughton has given his first press conference ahead of the team's maiden Premier League season.

    The Seagulls host Manchester City at 17:30 BST on Saturday.

    I asked him what his final message to his players would be.

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    Video caption: Brighton boss: 'Whatever happens, give everything on the pitch'
  10. Part-time soldiers put new skills into action

    Kathryn Langley

    BBC Live reporter

    Part-time soldiers from Kent, Sussex and Surrey have spent two weeks training alongside the US military in Michigan

    The reserve battalion of the Princess of Wales's Royal regiment have been taking part in an exercise designed to get NATO forces practicing working alongside each other.

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    Video caption: Part-time soldiers put new skills into action
  11. A year of ups and downs

    The Brighton i360 has just celebrated its first birthday.

    And it's been an eventful 12 months.

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    Video caption: It's a year to the day since the Brighton i360 opened
  12. Shoreham boat sinking: body found

    Lauren Moss

    BBC Live reporter

    A man's body has been pulled from the sea at the Rampion wind farm.

    Lifeboat crews carried out searches along the West Sussex coast

    He hasn't been formally identified yet but is believed to be one of the two men still missing after their boat was hit by a larger vessel and sank off the coast of Shoreham on Sunday morning.

    One man survived after being found clinging to a buoy in the water for five hours.

    Romanian Traiam Dumitrache, 50, was named by police as the other victim yesterday.

  13. What's the weather got in store for us this afternoon?

    Lucy Martin

    BBC Weather

    I have your weekend forecast.

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    Video caption: 11th August pm weather
  14. 12-year-old fronts charity campaign

    Tom Darby

    BBC Live reporter

    Sophie, from Seaford, has a rare genetic condition. Now she's the face of a national charity campaign.

  15. Gatwick 'worst for delays'

    Lauren Moss

    BBC Live reporter

    Passengers using Gatwick Airport and flying on EasyJet suffered the longest average delays over the last two summer getaways.

    The BBC has number crunched data from the Civil Aviation Authority.

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    Video caption: Gatwick delays
  16. Scooter rider jailed

    A man has been jailed for six months for dangerous driving on his scooter in Crawley.

    Saif Khan from Ealing, in west London, tailgated cars on the M23 and reached speeds of 100 mph.

    After leaving the motorway at junction 10, the 22-year-old jumped two red lights and drove on the wrong side of a dual carriageway before eventually crashing and breaking his hand.

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    Video caption: A motorcyclist has been jailed for six months for dangerous driving in Crawley.
  17. 'Catherine's so kind, it breaks my heart'

    An Eastbourne hotelier got to know a homeless man sleeping outside her hotel, and now she's helping him make a fresh start.

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    Video caption: An Eastbourne hotelier gives a homeless man a fresh start
  18. Today's Sussex newspaper headlines

    Newspapers

    The Argus: Anger as travellers’ mess shuts playground

    Chichester Observer: The Range plans to take over BHS store

    Eastbourne Herald: Meteor shower set to light up Sussex skies this weekend

    Hastings Observer: Feast for the senses is promised at flower show

    Brighton and Hove Independent: 'Miracle babies' inspire mum to advocate abortion law changes

    Crawley Observer: Hollywood movie legend Orson Welles' daughter losses cat for a second time