Police seek help identifying Brighton rape suspect

Detectives are seeking help to identify a man as they try to solve a rape in Brighton – and today they published a security camera image of the man they want to interview. A 17-year-old was attacked in August 2020 and police are trying to establish who raped her. Sussex Police...
Posted On 17 Jan 2022 at 9:04 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion become one of Europe’s biggest-spending clubs, says FIFA

Brighton and Hove Albion have become one of biggest-spending football clubs in Europe, according to the game’s governing body FIFA. The Seagulls were the 15th biggest spender on international transfers last year, FIFA said. The club was one of 10 from England to make FIFA’s top...
Posted On 17 Jan 2022 at 5:24 pm

DPD deliveryman had been driving dangerously before fatal crash, court hears

A DPD deliveryman had been driving his van dangerously all day before he fatally struck a woman crossing the road, a court heard today. Kamil Zieba’s Mercedes Sprinter van hit Jennifer Davies as she crossed the Seven Dials roundabout on foot on May 21, 2020. She died two...
Posted On 17 Jan 2022 at 4:34 pm

Brighton woman dies in Tonga tsunami after trying to save her dogs

A woman from Brighton who went missing after a tsunami in Tonga has died, according to her family. Angela Glover, from Brighton, died after an undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation on Saturday (15 January), sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore. Her...
Posted On 17 Jan 2022 at 4:30 pm

Driver arrested after crashing car while fleeing police in Brighton

A 29-year-old driver has been arrested after he crashed while fleeing police in Brighton. Sussex Police said that officers signalled to the driver to stop in Lewes Road on Saturday night (15 January). Instead, the force said, he drove off – and the police went after him. A police...
Posted On 17 Jan 2022 at 1:17 pm

Warning issued for freezing fog tonight

Freezing fog could envelop Brighton and Hove overnight and linger tomorrow morning, the Met Office has warned. A yellow be aware warning was issued this morning, covering much of England, including the south coast. It runs from 7pm tonight until midday on Tuesday. The warning...
Posted On 17 Jan 2022 at 12:59 pm

Brighton woman missing after undersea volcano erupts and causes tsunami

A woman from Brighton is missing in Tonga after the island was hit by a tsunami following the eruption of an undersea volcano in the Pacific Ocean. Angela Glover, 50, ran a dog rescue centre in Nuku’alofa, the capital of Tonga, and helped run a tattoo parlour with her husband...
Posted On 17 Jan 2022 at 11:37 am

Firefighters put out blaze at historic Brighton property

Fire crews put out a blaze on the third floor of an historic 19th century house in Brighton last night (Sunday 16 January). They were called to the property in Lewes Crescent, in Kemp Town, just after 6pm. This morning, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said: “At 6.13pm...
Posted On 17 Jan 2022 at 11:05 am

Palace Pier owner shows strong signs of recovering from covid restrictions

The company that owns the Palace Pier, in Brighton, has published a trading update showing strong signs of recovering from covid-related restrictions. The Brighton Pier Group said this morning (Monday 17 January): “Brighton Pier Group PLC, a diversified UK entertainment business,...
Posted On 17 Jan 2022 at 9:59 am

‘Wealth of tech talent’ offers hope for refugees, says Brighton charity chief

The head of a charity that works to help refugees pursue a career in the tech world has praised the “wealth of talent” among displaced communities. Raj Burman, 56, from Brighton, was talking about his experience with Techfugees, a non-profit organisation where volunteers...
Posted On 17 Jan 2022 at 12:01 am