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Students march in support of striking lecturers

Lecturers at the South East's universities walked out on strike today in a row about their pensions. Members of the University and College Union staged demonstrations at campuses including Sussex and Kent.

Employers say the final salary pension scheme is too expensive and is facing a huge deficit. But lecturers fear proposed changes could leave them up to £10,000 a year worse off.

Meanwhile, students are losing out on teaching at a crucial stage of their studies. And some are demanding financial compensation.

Malcolm Shaw has our report.


Bigamist's "cancer treatment" lie conceals his double life

A mother-of-three from Eastbourne has spoken of her shock at finding out her husband had been secretly married to another woman.

Michael Eels told his wife Andrea he had to go away to receive care for cancer, but it was a lie so he could spend time with his other wife.

The two women found out about each other through Facebook.

Eels has now been jailed for three months for the offence of bigamy, as Malcolm Shaw now reports.

Three-seater bike tackles loneliness among the elderly

It's called a trishaw and it could transform the lives of the elderly.

The three-wheeled, motorised bike can carry two passengers, and it's being used to help people living on their own to get out and about more.

The scheme started in Denmark five years ago, and has spread worldwide.

Now, campaigners are trying to raise £7000 to bring a trishaw to a village in Sussex, as Malcolm Shaw reports.


Tempting fate - woman sits on crumbling clifftop

There are renewed safety warnings after a woman was photographed sitting near a cliff edge in Sussex, just above a massive crack in the chalk.

There's already been a series of cliff falls at Seaford Head over the last year, and experts say another could happen at any time.

But despite extra warning signs and fences, people are still risking their lives, as Malcolm Shaw now reports.

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