Two Brighton men among one dead and two missing after boat sinks

A man has died and two more were missing feared dead after their boat sank in what appears to have been a collision early today (Sunday 6 August). Two of the three are Romanian men who were living in Brighton. Another man was rescued after he spent hours in the water clinging to...
Posted On 06 Aug 2017 at 10:16 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion lose narrowly to Atletico Madrid

Brighton & Hove Albion 2 Atletico Madrid 3 Albion put up a more than creditable performance against the former Champions League runners up and recent La Liga winners. But it was Madrid who controlled the early part of the match, with Fernando Torres and Antoine Griezmann both...
Posted On 06 Aug 2017 at 8:24 pm

Hundreds of neighbours object to revised plans for 125 homes in Portslade

Hundreds of neighbours have objected to revised plans by developer Crest Nicholson to build 125 homes in Mile Oak. Crest’s original scheme to build a new street behind Overdown Rise was rejected by councillors in April by the Brighton and Hove City Council Planning Committee. But...
Posted On 06 Aug 2017 at 7:35 pm

Boat sinks – one man rescued and one dead as search continues for two missing

A man was rescued and another died after a boat sank with a search still under way at sea for two missing crew members. The Brighton and Shoreham RNLI lifeboats have been joined by two coastguard helicopters, Sussex Police and crew members working on the Rampion wind farm to look...
Posted On 06 Aug 2017 at 10:24 am

Police praise revellers at Brighton Pride as night shift ends with ‘expected’ 27 arrests

Sussex Police praised the huge numbers of people who turned out for Brighton Pride and those who kept it safe. The force said that 27 people were arrested, “which can be expected at such a large event”. The suspected types of offences included having or dealing drugs, being drunk...
Posted On 06 Aug 2017 at 9:57 am