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Video view of King Alfred plans revealed for first time

It could be the biggest ever development on Hove's seafront. Plans for a new multi-million pound leisure centre along with hundreds of new homes were revealed for the first time this morning.

The King Alfred Centre on the historic promenade has been standing since the 1930s but a council-backed scheme could now replace it.

However, similar plans sparked controversy almost a decade ago when world famous architect Frank Gehry was on board. So will this project fare any better?

Andy Dickenson reports. He speaks to Cllr Warren Morgan, leader of Brighton and Hove City Council, Valerie Paynter of the Save Hove campaign, local resident David Jewell, and Robert Starr of the Starr Trust, with video courtesy of LA Architects.

VIDEO REPORT: Is King Alfred buried in Hampshire?

The centuries-old mystery of King Alfred's bones could finally be solved. An archaeological group wants to carry out tests on remains exhumed from an unmarked grave at St Bartholomew's church in Winchester.

The results could prove that they are that of the legendary 9th century king who famously burnt the cakes and defeated the Danes. Juliette Fletcher reports. She speaks to Sophie Cunningham-Dawe, of Hyde 900, and Prof Martin Biddle of Oxford University.