Brighton

Brighton Woman Unwittingly Famous After Donald Trump Screws Up Daughter's Twitter Handle

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK

A Brighton and Hove woman has been unwittingly thrust into the social media limelight after Donald Trump tagged her in a tweet instead of his daughter...

Brighton Half Marathon Is Tonic For Less Boozy 2017

Oliver Pickup | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Sport
Oliver Pickup

More than nine million people in England drink in excess of the recommended daily limits, according the latest Alcohol Concern statistics, published in October. Considering the population is just over 53 million, that's one in six of us, alarmingly.

One Of England's Oldest Christmas Traditions Could Be Changed Forever

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 24.12.2016 | UK

One of the English south coast’s oldest Christmas traditions is under threat from ‘nanny state’ local council officials, a campaigner has said. ...

'Jingle Bell Brighton Rocks' Helps Combat Loneliness This Christmas

Sophie Tanner | Posted 15.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Tanner

Image credit: Ben Turner Though this year has had its low points, I personally have been moved by people's generosity of spirit. In April, my post ...

The Real Junk Food Project Brighton

Lucy Maddox | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Maddox

"These are all the way from Peru, look at these beauties," Sarah beams as she offers me some blueberries. "They have flown half-way round the world on...

Lessons From A Jaded First-Time Buyer In The South Of England

Sophie Turton | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK
Sophie Turton

Buying a property in the south of England is an extraordinary journey in suspended belief. What could buy you a manor just past the Watford Gap will get you a glorified shed in cities like Brighton. From this point on, potential homeowner, you must dispel all dreams of grandeur - this is a 'desirable' location after all, and if someone somewhere is prepared to pay out of the petunias for it, well, then so must you.

High Workloads Are Harming Teachers' Mental Health

Chris Keates | Posted 13.09.2016 | UK Politics
Chris Keates

The devastating impact of the last six years of economic austerity, with its savage attacks on public services and on workers' rights is evident in the motions submitted for debate at this year's TUC Congress.

People Stranded Mid-Air Up Brighton Tourist Attraction For Two Hours After 'Technical Hitch'

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 09.09.2016 | UK

Visitors on board Brighton’s i360 tower were left stranded in mid-air for more than two hours after it broke down. British Airways (BA) said there...

Unlike Their French Sisters, These Women Can Freely Paddle At Brighton Beach #BurkiniBan

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK

While an online uproar was playing out over France’s controversial burkini ban yesterday, a different story entirely was unfolding on a British beac...

Mum Pens Open Letter After Daughter Kicked Out Of Pub 'For Being Disabled'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman has told of how she was left incredibly “angry” and “saddened” after a bartender at a Brighton pub threw her 19-year-old daughter out ...

Telegraph Suggests Brighton Should Leave UK, Brighton Already in Progress

Liam Evans | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK
Liam Evans

In Monday's opinion piece for The Telegraph, one self-assured pundit claimed that 'perhaps Brighton should hold its own referendum, on independence fr...

If You Live In These UK Cities, Your Health Is Officially In Danger

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 13.05.2016 | UK

More than 40 cities and towns across the UK are breaching safe limits for air pollution, according to new data from the World Health Organisation (WHO...

Gender Free World? Gender Is Irrelevant

Lisa Honan | Posted 20.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Honan

Our stance on gender is that your gender is irrelevant. Your sex should not define your choices, how you are perceived by others and who you are as a person - in other words your biology and subsequent gender assumptions, should not pigeon hole you.

Fatal City Centre Brawl Ends With Man Being Hit By Lorry

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 10.04.2016 | UK

A murder investigation is under way after a man was killed in a city centre street brawl. The 23-year-old victim, who has not yet been named, was hit ...

11 Things That Helped Me Complete My First Half Marathon

Amy Packham | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Packham

I took away the "choice" I had whether or not I should go for a run and made it a necessity in my everyday life, a habit. We do things every day that we don't want to do - cooking, doing our washing, tidying up the kitchen and if we actually had a choice, it's easier to say no.

"We have to put our children on the floor covered in urine": Sussex mums campaign for proper disabled toilets

Liam Evans | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK
Liam Evans

Parents of disabled children are campaigning for action as they are forced to change their child's nappies on the floors in public bathrooms. They want better facilities across Brighton and Hove.

Ditch The Passport! 10 Beautiful Holiday Destinations On Your Doorstep

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Whether you’re looking for a spontaneous city break or some respite from the stresses of the daily grind, there’s a lot to be said for the humble ...

Brighton Hit-And-Run Victim Left For Dead Named After Horrific Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK

A father who was left for dead by a speeding hit-and-run driver in a suspected stolen car is slowly on the mend, his wife said. Andy Payne, 53, is ...

Two Arrests Made Over Horrific Brighton Hit-And-Run Caught On Camera

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK

UPDATE: The victim has been named and those arrested bailed. Full story here. (The above video is graphic.) Two people have been arrested over a...

Relentless Openness, Emotional Expansion and Embracing Chaos

Roberta Verdant | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Roberta Verdant

I've been trying to remember to breathe. Not just breathe (which obviously is a given) but breathe deeply and well. When we're frightened, some part of us believes we may die and so we respond with shallow inhalation and exhalation; holding on to our breath.

GRAPHIC: Footballer James Wilson Caught Vomiting On The Pitch On New Year's Day

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 01.01.2016 | UK Sport

Brighton footballer James Wilson seems to have overdone it a bit on the New Year's festivities, with cameras at today's match catching the striker emp...

A Dog's Day out - The Fox Terrier Walk in Brighton

Carolyn Nash | Posted 18.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Carolyn Nash

We had often heard about the bi-annual Fox Terrier walk in Brighton but had only recently been able to track it down. The walks are both a celebration and to raise awareness of Fox Terrier Rescue and Terrier SOS.

Nick Cave Walks Out As Inquest Hears Details Of Son's Injuries After LSD Fall

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK

Nick Cave and his wife Susie Bick briefly walked out of the courtroom on Tuesday as graphic details of their son's injuries were detailed during an in...

Neoliberalism and the Death of Community

Julian Vigo | Posted 06.11.2016 | UK Politics
Julian Vigo

"The point is, ladies and gentleman, that greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right, greed works. Greed clarifies, cuts through, and c...

Quarter Season Predictions 2015/16: Championship

Matthew Smith | Posted 24.10.2016 | UK Sport
Matthew Smith

As has so often been proven, making pre-season predictions about league football is the most certain way for a journalist, blogger or pundit to make a...