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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 21.12.2015 | 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 10.11.2015 | 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 28.10.2015 | 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...

Brighton, the Labour Party Conference, and A Tale of Two Cities

Abraham Baldry | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Abraham Baldry

Labour has gained 62,000 new members, myself amongst them. To contextualise, that's more than the total membership of the Liberal Democrats. So, welcome to Brighton. Bring your unapologetically bad wardrobe, and your vision for a better tomorrow, and let's set out a roadmap to Number Ten.

Diary of a Labour Conference Virgin, Day 2

George Dokimakis | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Politics
George Dokimakis

Today's conference was an amazing experience that I was proud and humbled to be part of. Now, onwards to day 3 and standing for a few hours to hear Jeremy address the party for the first time in his 32-year career as a Leader of the opposition.

Brighton Pride Celebrates Its 25th Year - And How Times Have Changed

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 01.08.2015 | UK

Saturday marks the 25th Brighton Pride - and the event has grown almost beyond recognition. The very first Pride march was held in the city in 1973...

Bincho Yakitori Brings Japanese Bar Food to Brighton

Chris Osburn | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Osburn

I paid an early evening weekday visit a week or so ago, and had a delightful time sampling my way through the menu - at a fraction of the cost such a exploratory dabble of a meal would have set me back here in London (and that's if I could have found as satisfying yakitori as Bincho offers).

Some People Think Banning Smoking Here Is A Bad Idea

The Huffington Post UK/ Press Association | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK

One of the UK's biggest and most famed seaside resorts could see its beach subject to a new smoking ban, under plans being considered by councillors o...

Miliband Was Happy To Be Pictured With Ed Stone... But Not The Brighton Pavilion

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Politics

The same aides that suggested Ed Miliband pose in front of the now infamous 'Ed stone' were on Wednesday revealed to have vetoed a photoshoot with the...

Challenge The Live Music Industry, Turn the Lights Off: Pitchblack

Pippa Moyle | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Pippa Moyle

Stood in the darkness, with only the occasional sighting of a silhouette or a small stream of light through the cardboard covering the windows, I foun...

Southern Rail's 'Fix' For Britain's Least Punctual Train Seems Like Cheating

PA | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK

A rail company operating Britain's least-punctual train route has come up with a novel way of improving the service: altering the timetable. By ski...

Brighton Fringe 2015 sees 50% sales increase in opening weekend

Julian Caddy | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Julian Caddy

[Camille O'Sullivan - Credit: Peter Williams] There were already high hopes, but the scale of the first weekend's ticket sales took us all by surpris...

Coming Out

David Seymour | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
David Seymour

It has taken a lot to get here, the heartbreak and confusion, a crisis in my being. However, I finally feel as if society is at a point to accept me for who I am, that I can look myself in the eye and say: I am who I am... I am an Ed Miliband fan.

Brighton Fringe Breaks More Records

Julian Caddy | Posted 01.05.2016 | UK Entertainment
Julian Caddy

England's largest arts festival, arrived this weekend with a record 3,584 performances of 784 shows at 171 venues across the city for the entire month of May. Ticket sales are already 15% up on last year, meaning that we should be expecting audiences of close to 290,000 people.

Paws for Thought: Are Cat Cafes a Special New Home for Rescued Kitties or a Quirky New Commodity for Trendy Humans?

Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jessica Pitocchi

Furry felines have left their paw print firmly on many aspects of society. Historically, cats were considered gods by the Ancient Egyptians who worshipped the ground they prowled on.