Deaths reported in London Bridge ‘terror attack’

Deaths and injuries have been reported in what has been described as a terror attack on London Bridge shortly after 10pm this evening (Saturday 3 June). The Metropolitan Police said that a white van mounted the pavement at London Bridge hitting a number of pedestrians. More than...
Posted On 03 Jun 2017 at 11:20 pm

Rail union calls for security summit saying driver-only trains increase terror risk

Britain’s biggest rail union, the RMT, has called for a security summit and said that driver-only trains increase the terror risk to passengers. The union also said that staff cuts added to the risk to passengers and called for an urgent security summit on the back of fresh...
Posted On 03 Jun 2017 at 5:14 pm

Campaign group highlights importance of black and ethnic minority vote in marginal Brighton seat

A campaign group has highlighted the importance of the black and ethnic minority vote in the marginal Brighton Kemptown seat at the general election. Operation Black Vote (OBV) said: “Research published by OBV lists almost 100 constituencies where BME voters could significantly...
Posted On 03 Jun 2017 at 4:52 pm

Football boss banned for offensive tweet during Brighton and Hove Albion match

A football club boss has been banned for an offensive tweet when Aston Villa played Brighton and Hove Albion in the final match of the season. Villa chief executive Keith Wyness retweeted a video clip of his side being denied a penalty with the caption: “Referees in this league...
Posted On 03 Jun 2017 at 4:16 pm

Coroner hopes to set date for full inquest into Shoreham air show crash deaths

Coroner Penelope Schofield hopes to set the date for the full inquest into the deaths of the 11 men who died in the Shoreham air show crash. The West Sussex coroner plans to hold a pre-inquest review on Tuesday 20 June at the new West Sussex Coroner’s Court at Centenary House in...
Posted On 03 Jun 2017 at 3:41 pm

Sew this is what to do on a Saturday in Brighton

Sea creatures and coral made from wool will bring marine conservation activism to St George’s Church garden in Kemp Town. The yarnbombing installation co-ordinated by Remade in Brighton, is part of the Summer Sewmance Festival at the venue today (Saturday 3 June). Since its first...
Posted On 03 Jun 2017 at 8:31 am