Brighton councillor to apologise publicly for ‘swastika’ tweet

A Brighton councillor is to apologise publicly for tweeting that a political rival appeared to be wearing a swastika necklace. Councillor Ben Duncan, a Green member of Brighton and Hove City Council, tweeted the claim during a council meeting at Hove Town Hall in March. He...
Posted On 17 Jun 2014 at 11:11 pm

Brighton man convicted of five sex attacks

A 22-year-old man from Brighton has been convicted of carrying out a series of sex attacks. Jude Krishnan, of Montpelier Crescent, Brighton, assaulted five women, targeting them when they were by themselves. He tried to assault two more. A jury at Brighton Crown Court could not...
Posted On 17 Jun 2014 at 7:31 pm

Six more suspected Brighton and Hove drink drivers arrested

Police have arrested six more drink drive suspects in or from the Brighton and Hove area. One of them, a French driver, was banned from driving less than 36 hours after he was caught veering across the road while drunk. Dimitry Cougy was arrested at 5.15am on Thursday (12 June)...
Posted On 17 Jun 2014 at 6:34 pm

Brighton academic elected to the Royal Geographical Society’s governing council

A Brighton University academic has been elected to the Royal Geographical Society’s governing council for a three-year term. As well as the governing council, Phil Ashworth, professor of physical geography at Brighton, will serve on the RGS’s research and higher education...
Posted On 17 Jun 2014 at 4:30 pm

Former Whitehawk footballer convicted of match-fixing charge by jury

Former Whitehawk footballer Michael Boateng has been convicted match-fixing at the end of a trial at Birmingham Crown Court. And two men from Singapore – Krishna Ganeshan and Chann Sankaran – have also been found guilty of conspiring to commit bribery. But a jury has cleared...
Posted On 17 Jun 2014 at 1:30 pm
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