Six girls and two boys arrested for vandalising Brighton and Hove bus

Eight teenagers have been arrested for vandalising two buses that they boarded in Brighton. Sussex Police said: “A group of about 13 youths got on the number 7 bus in Eastern Road, Brighton. “Some wrote on the chairs with marker pens, removed two hammers and punched holes in the...
Posted On 28 Jan 2013 at 7:13 pm

Brighton teenager jailed for 15 years for rape

A teenager from Woodingdean has been jailed for 15 years for raping a 16-year-old girl three times. Christopher Hills, 19, of Downland Road, Woodingdean, also found guilty of sexually assaulting his victim twice. He was sentenced on Friday (25 January) by Judge Paul Tain who...
Posted On 28 Jan 2013 at 7:05 pm

Brighton professor knighted by King of Norway

A retired Brighton University professor has been knighted by King Harald of Norway. Professor Michael Tucker was honoured with the title Knight First Class of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit for “outstanding service in the interest of Norway”. He was professor of poetics at...
Posted On 28 Jan 2013 at 6:41 pm

Brighton footballer in sex assault trial admits exposing himself

A Brighton and Hove Albion footballer admitted pulling down his boxer shorts and posing for a picture next to a sleeping teenager. George Barker denied touching the 19-year-old woman and said that he posed for the photo after fellow Albion player Anton Rodgers had done the same...
Posted On 28 Jan 2013 at 6:01 pm