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Southern applies for injunction to stop train drivers’ strikes

Southern Rail is attempting to stop train drivers from striking through an injunction.

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James Villiers (Photograph: Masterchef) SUS-161128-145301001

Sussex chef fights for his future on TV cooking show

A Brighton chef has cooked his way through the quarterfinals of Masterchef and into the knockout round of the BBC show.

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Savings shortfall worries Sussex families

Concerns around a lack of savings are preventing people in Sussex and the South East from realising their life goals, a recent survey has found.

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Mobile phone crackdown

What are the biggest threats on the road?

Drivers who are speeding or distracted are considered to be the biggest threats on roads in the South East.

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Drive for Justice campaign. Photo: Shutterstock

Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Drivers who kill have been sentenced to an average of just four years in prison with dozens escaping jail altogether, an investigation has revealed.

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More than a quarter of children under 12 have no experience with money

Children in the South East struggling to learn about money

New research has revealed more than a quarter of children under 12 have no experience with money.

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UK unemployment at 11-year low, but figures conceal problem at heart of economy, say TUC

UK unemployment at 11-year low, but figures conceal problem at heart of economy, say TUC

The latest set of labour market figures published this week show UK unemployment fell by 37,000 to 1.6 million in the three months to September, hitting an 11-year-low.

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The facility would also add engineering capacity at Gatwick as the airport continues its growth

COUNTY NEWS: New Gatwick hangar could provide more than 100 jobs

A new multi-million pound hangar at Gatwick Airport could provide more than 100 new jobs, according to plans announced today.

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Hilary Knight, left, and Paula Seager, co-directors of Natural Partnerships CIC, which runs the awards, with William Goodwin, chairman of the judges

Food and drink grand finalists revealed

The grand finalists in Sussex Food and Drink Awards 2017 were revealed on Monday following an intensive eight-month judging process, supported by a record 13,000 public votes.

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'Hidden workforce' key to growth of 5m small businesses in the UK SUS-161011-091320001

‘Hidden workforce’ key to growth of 5m small businesses in the UK

A hidden workforce of stay at home mums and dads could hold the key to small business growth and provide a huge boost the UK economy.

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Brexit makes small businesses even more crucial to our economy SUS-161011-091853001

Brexit makes small businesses even more crucial to our economy

A hidden workforce of stay at home mums and dads could hold the key to small business growth and provide a huge boost the UK economy.

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How to survive having a nightmare boss

How to survive having a nightmare boss

Overdemanding, unprofessional, demeaning and unrealistic, if these traits sound strikingly familiar your boss sounds like a daily office nightmare.

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Marks and Spencer to close 60 stores

Marks and Spencer has today (November 8) announced the closure of 60 stores across the UK.

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Southern Rail will be running bus replacements because of engineering work

TRAVEL NEWS: Reduced Southern Rail service due to engineering work

There is reduced rail service and bus replacements in place across Sussex today (November 6) due to engineering work.

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Reports that Marks and Spencer is to ‘close dozens of stores’

A number of national newspapers have reported that Marks and Spencer is to close dozens of high street stores.

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Brexit vote brings slower house price growth and sales rates

Brexit vote brings slower house price growth and sales rates

Two years of very low house price growth and sales are being predicted as a result of economic uncertainty in the wake of the Brexit vote.

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The nation has spoken - the correct colour for cheese and onion crisp packets is green

The nation has spoken - the correct colour for cheese and onion crisp packets is green

A recent survey has settled the argument over the correct colour for a bag of cheese and onion crisps - sorry Walkers.

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Newhaven Argos opens its doors

Argos opens in Newhaven

A new Argos branch opened its doors for the first time in Newhaven yesterday (Wednesday).

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Is Southern crisis having effect on house prices?

Is Southern crisis having effect on house prices?

Rail service issues have caused months of misery for commuters – but have the troubles had a knock on effect on house prices?

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