Brighton hotel guest speaks about chance encounter with Westminster terrorist

A guest at a Brighton hotel spoke of a chance encounter with terrorist Khalid Masood before he mowed down 20 people on Westminster Bridge and killed a policeman outside Parliament. Businessman Michael Petersen briefly met 52-year-old Masood at the Preston Park Hotel, in Preston...
Posted On 24 Mar 2017 at 7:59 pm

Brighton Marine could be free next week when judges pass sentence for manslaughter

Brighton Royal Marine Alexander Blackman will find out on Tuesday (28 March) whether he can leave prison after more than three years. Five senior judges will announce their decision when they sentence 42-year-old Sergeant Blackman for manslaughter. Sergeant Blackman, who grew up...
Posted On 24 Mar 2017 at 7:12 pm

Brighton teacher jailed for sexually abusing pupils at Boris Johnson’s old boarding school

A Brighton teacher, who taught science to Boris Johnson, has been jailed for 12 years for sexually abusing four pupils and for having child porn on his computer. Martin Haigh, 67, unemployed, of Lavender Street, Brighton, committed 11 sex offences against four pupils at the...
Posted On 24 Mar 2017 at 4:41 pm

Passenger complaints soar at strike-hit Southern

Complaints by passengers have soared at Southern after a year of industrial action in the dispute with guards. The company – part of Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) – has also been embroiled in a dispute with train drivers. Yesterday the Office of Road and Rail (ORR) published...
Posted On 24 Mar 2017 at 3:29 pm