Business leaders and politicians say it's "business as usual" after the Eastbourne pier was devastated by fire. This report - from John Ryall - looks at the campaign already underway to restore the Victorian seaside attraction to its former glory.
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A man has been jailed for life for the "callous" murder of his ex-partner. Colin Dymond, who's 52, killed Sarah Pollock in her flat.
Friday afternoon's forecast for the west of the region
Friday afternoon's forecast for the east of the region