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VIDEO: We take on the world’s longest inflatable assault course

The world’s longest inflatable assault course has landed in Sussex – and our reporters took on the challenge.

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Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

Children who skip breakfast may be doing themselves long term harm by not getting enough nutrients, warns new research.

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Good Food Guide reveals the UK’s 50 best restaurants

Good Food Guide reveals the UK’s 50 best restaurants

The Good Food Guide 2018 has been released, but not a single Sussex establishment features in it.

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What not to say in a job interview

Revealed: What not to say in a job interview

Let’s face it, job interviews are nervy affairs, no matter what job you are going for.

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Rollercoaster

Celebrating National Rollercoaster Day

Each year on August 16, you will find people at amusement parks and theme parks across the country participating in National Rollercoaster Day.

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200th anniversary of the rollercoaster

Video: Timeline celebrates the 200th anniversary of the rollercoaster

It’s been two centuries since the first rollercoaster in Paris started taking thrill-seekers on trips to nowhere and ever since the ride has developed and each one becomes more stomach-droppingly exciting than the last.

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One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced tech

One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced tech

More than one in ten UK holidaymakers have misplaced an electronic device in their luggage, resulting in them being stopped by airport security, according to a new report.

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Chris Wheeler caught the 'amazing' sighting on camera

COUNTY NEWS VIDEO: Shock as rare swordfish seen off Sussex coast

Two men thought they were feet away from a shark yesterday, but then realised it was actually a rare swordfish.

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Call for a limit on drinking alcohol before a flight

Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

That early morning pre-flight pint could soon be a thing of the past - if Ryanair gets its way.

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Last chance for engaged couples to enter new BBC wedding game show

Last chance for engaged couples to enter new BBC wedding game show

If you’re engaged make your big day even bigger by entering the BBC’s new wedding game show and you and your fiance could win a luxury honeymoon.

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The English Premier League is experiencing a textbook case of hyperinflation

The English Premier League is experiencing a textbook case of hyperinflation

The big summer transfer headline belongs to Neymar and his record-breaking £198m move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. But, by anyone’s standards, the spending across English Premier League football clubs has been similarly jaw-dropping. With £40m fees now commonplace, last year’s record-breaking spend of £1.165 billion is almost certain to be smashed again before the transfer window closes on August 31.

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Holiday-makers' worst fear as they head to the beach

The major holiday fear - toothache

After months of watching flight prices go up, getting beach body ready (or not) and going back and forth on where to stay, holiday season is finally upon us.

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No charging allowed

Wetherspoons won’t charge your phone anymore

JD Wetherspoons has called time on a habit popular with many customers - asking staff to charge their mobile phones behind the bar.

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Primark launches magic new Harry Potter range and fans are going nuts

Primark launches magic new Harry Potter range and fans are going nuts

With items starting from just £2, fans of the wizarding world are spellbound by the new Primark Harry Potter range.

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The real cost of university

We’ve teamed up with teen magazine, Future mag to investigate the REAL cost of going to uni.

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Complaints about parking charges SUS-171008-124004001

Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year

Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year, according to the latest figures released by consumer advice website Resolver.

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Readers’ pictures celebrate International Cat Day

Cats are apparently the nation’s favourite pets and this certainly seemed to be the case this week as we celebrated International Cat Day.

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Today is ‘Fantasy Football Day’ – have you remembered to pick your team?

Today is ‘Fantasy Football Day’ – have you remembered to pick your team?

Today has been named Fantasy Football Day, with more than a million amateur managers in the UK alone expected to make their picks in what is traditionally the most popular day of the year for wannabe Mourinhos to select their fantasy football teams.

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Percy the cat

Send in your pictures to celebrate International Cat Day

Today marks International Cat Day - a chance to celebrate treasured felines across the world.

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12 facts about take me out

Take Me Out looking for singletons for new series

Ever fancied being on TV? Well if you’re single and looking for love, now’s your chance!

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