They can blind pilots and could cause a plane crash - now there are calls for high powered laser pens to be classed as offensive weapons. Kerry Swain reports.
The Bluebell Railway line in Sussex has been an obsession for its army of volunteers for almost sixty years, and it now takes passengers on 140,000 journeys every twelve months.
Meanwhile its collection of steam engines is thought to be one of the best outside London - and it's just been awarded £1.1million of Lottery funding to show them off.
Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to the railway's Roger Kelly.
British-born astronaut and climate scientist Piers Sellers has died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 61.Read the full story ›
The British-born astronaut Piers Sellers has died of cancer at the age of sixty-one. Originally from Crowborough in East Sussex, Dr Sellers, was a climate scientist for NASA in the United States of America. He was a pupil at Cranbrook School in Kent as a boy.
Thousands more households and businesses in Wilshire are to benefit from access to fibre broadband. The announcement has been made by Wiltshire Council and BT as part of a reinvestment of nearly £3 million. Since 2013, 83,000 across the county have been connected to fibre broadband.
It was almost three years ago to the day that many residents in an area of Shoreham-by-Sea found themselves mopping up flood water. Now work's underway on a multi-million pound flood defence scheme for the town.
The ambitious plan includes building a seven kilometre barrier along the River Adur.
The project began just a few weeks ago - and today the Secretary of State for the Environment went to see how it's progressing.
Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to Andrea Leadsom MP, flood victim Lucy Gabriel and Dave Robinson of the Environment Agency.
A spate of near misses between drones and aircrafts has led to the creation of a website giving advice on how to operate them safely.Read the full story ›
How would you feel about getting fined for sitting in your car, listening to music or getting warm on a cold day with the heating on?
In Reading the council is launching a campaign to target so-called vehicle idling. Mel Bloor reports.
We've got plenty of vloggers in the South..... know who they are? Well, they're the people who document their lives in video blogs posted on the internet. Meet the girl who is telling the world about how she survived after a tumour was found - the size of a melon.
How many of you are familiar with that Monday morning feeling - that dread of going into the office to start another working week? Perhaps you'd feel differently if your office had a philosophy of 'work hard, play hard'. Many of our workplaces have evolved over the years. Now, alongside the photocopier and watercooler, you may also find a chill out area, a football table, or even a slide...