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GCSE results day – a survival guide

The climax to years of hard work and high expectations for 16 year-olds nationwide is nearly here.

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Lewes Crown Court

COUNTY NEWS: Student sentenced for intent to supply laughing gas at festival

A geography student was handed a suspended sentence for intending to supply a psychoactive substance at Boundary Festival last year, police said.

Crime
Gatwick Airport

Millennials faced with later retirements seeking mid-life sabbaticals

As millennials face up to the idea of a career ultramarathon stretching into their 70s and beyond, research from Gatwick Airport has revealed that more people than ever are seeking ways in which to take their foot off the accelerator and re-charge their batteries; with those in engineering (44%), finance (28%) and hospitality (27%) most likely to need to take a career break.

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James Tilley celebrates. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Picture gallery: Albion v Barnet

Fan and action pictures from Brighton's 1-0 win against Barnet in the second round of the Carabao Cup.

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Nick Oxley made 185 in Sussex's first innings of the semi-final against Somerset. Picture by Colin Bowman

Sussex u17 Boys reach County Championship final

Sussex will play Northamptonshire in the final of the Specsavers ECB Under-17 County Championship next week.

Sport
Leicester striker Jamie Vardy.

Rumour mill: Chelsea planning shock move for Vardy? Barcelona preparing another bid for Liverpool's Coutinho?

Could Diego Costa join Marseille? Is Benzema heading to the Premier League?

Football
Get away from it all this winter

Get away from it all this winter - and get on TV

The BBC is looking for people to take part in a new series which will follow people who are planning to spend winter abroad.

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Travel adaptors recalled

WHSmith recall travel adaptors due to fire and electrocution risk

A range of travel adaptors have been recalled by a major High Street retailer due to the discovery that they could present a serious safety risk.

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Your Bank Holiday weather for Sussex

With many events planned for the Bank Holiday weekend across the county, the weather is currently looking good for Sussex.

News
Over a third of girls face online pressure to live the ‘perfect life’

Over a third of girls face online pressure to live the ‘perfect life’

Pressure to showcase a ‘perfect’ life online is affecting the wellbeing of girls and young women, according to new research.

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The NSPCC has released a report on the number of reports of child neglect it has received

Child neglect referrals double in five years

The number of potential child neglect cases referred to authorities in East Sussex by a national charity has doubled over the last five years, new figures have revealed.

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Sam Taylor and Claudia Miles co-directors of Veritas Justice, which will be providing the service to victims of stalking in Sussex

Support service for victims of stalking in Sussex

Victims of stalking in Sussex will be able to access specialist support services to ensure their ‘voices are heard and they are taken seriously’.

Crime
Jiri Skalak on the run against Barnet. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Six things we learned from Albion's win against Barnet

Albion progressed into the third round of the Carabao Cup this evening but what did we learn from the victory?

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Chris Hughton. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Hughton praises Barnet after Albion progress in cup

Brighton manager Chris Hughton praised League Two opponents Barnet after his side squeezed into the third round of the Carabao Cup this evening.

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James Tilley celebrates giving Albion the lead. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Tilley nets only goal as Albion progress in Carabao Cup

James Tilley scored the only goal of the game as Albion were made to work hard by League Two Barnet to reach the third round of the Carabao Cup this evening.

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Ross Barkley.

Rumour mill: Tottenham set to sign Barkley from Everton? Chelsea target Marchisio wants to leave Juventus?

Barcelona finally admit defeat in bid to sign Coutinho?

Football
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Grenfell families enjoy free day out at Drusillas Park

Families affected by the Grenfell Tower fire were among those who got to enjoy a free day out at Drusillas Park.

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Chance to take part in a new quiz show

Enter the BBC’s new game show without leaving your house

The BBC is seeking new contestants to enter their new game show, The Button, which will see households compete for cash prizes without leaving the comfort of home.

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Fire at Falmer (Photograph: Eddie Mitchell)

Warning over countryside safety after Falmer field fire

Firefighters are urging the public to take extra care in the countryside, after six fire engines were called out to tackle a blaze in a Falmer field last week.

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Edinburgh

Funniest jokes of the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe revealed

A joke about the new pound coin has been named the funniest of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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