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'I think I'm going to die' - new European strategy to end homelessness hits Brighton

The plight of the homeless has been particularly acute over the last week as evening temperatures plummeted.

It's thought that more people will be sleeping rough this Christmas than ever before. But in Brighton a new European strategy to end homelessness has hit the streets - a city where rough sleepers have increased ten-fold since 2010.

Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to rough sleepers Paul Whiteman, Kayleigh Hannah and Chris Hughes, as well as organiser of Galvanise Brighton Kerry Holgate and volunteer Ellie Jack.

'Make or break' budget for Chancellor

Philip Hammond delivered his Autumn Budget - a speech described by the political commentators as make-or break for the Chancellor. Fred and Sangeeta link to our comprehensive coverage.

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'I lost my job, marriage and £750,000 to gambling' - former addict fears crackdown won't go far enough

The Government announced plans to restrict the amount gamblers can wager on fixed odds betting machines, today.

Medway Council has led a long campaign against the terminals, and in Chatham a voluntary exclusion scheme was introduced to allow gambling addicts to ban themselves from betting shops.

Under the present rules it's possible to bet up to £18,000 in an hour. A former Army Major who received the Sword of Honour at Sandhurst, and then sold it to fuel his addiction, has spoken to us from his home in Tunbridge Wells about the devastation gambling has caused.

Andy Dickenson reports and hears from Justyn Larcombe, MP Tracey Crouch and Malcolm George of the Association of British Bookmakers.

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