Sussex

Shipwreck May Have Caused 'Haze' That Left Dozens Of Sussex Holidaymakers Unwell

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK

Emissions from a shipwreck may have caused the mysterious chemical haze that forced the evacuation of the Sussex coastline and left dozens of holidaym...

Mystery Surrounds Cause Of Sussex Chemical 'Haze'

HuffPost UK | George Bowden | Posted 02.09.2017 | UK

The cause of the chemical “haze” which descended on the Sussex coast on Sunday remains unclear, police have said. The cloud was “very unlikely...

Chemical ‘Haze’ On Sussex Coast Clears After Hospitalising 150 People

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 28.08.2017 | UK

A stretch of coastline was evacuated after a chemical ‘haze’ left dozens of holidaymakers with streaming eyes, sore throats and vomiting. Emergenc...

Police Warn Of Chemical 'Haze' On Sussex Coast As 50 People Report Irritation To Eyes And Throats

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 28.08.2017 | UK

UPDATE: Sussex Police have said the cloud has now dissipated. Police are urging people to avoid beaches and keep doors and windows closed after an “...

Meet The 20-Year-Old Labour Student Who Wants To Unseat Caroline Lucas

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education

The Labour Party has chosen a 20-year-old student to try and unseat Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas in the General Election. Solomon Curtis, a t...

Varsity Sports Day Abandoned Amid 'Shocking Violence' As Bottles And Flares Hit Crowds

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education

An inter-university sports event was abandoned after it descended into violence, with fights breaking out between rival students and bottles thrown at...

Anti-Semitic Graffiti Claiming Holocaust Was An 'Inside Job' Found At Sussex Uni

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Anti-Semitic graffiti claiming the Holocaust was an “inside job” was discovered at the University of Sussex shortly after it hosted Israel Aparthe...

Sussex University 'Failed' Student Assaulted By Lecturer Boyfriend, Inquiry Finds

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

The University of Sussex failed in its duty of care to a student who was assaulted by her lecturer boyfriend, an independent inquiry into the case has...

Pilot Missing After Plane Crashes Into Sea Off Sussex Coast

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 06.08.2016 | UK

UPDATE: The search has been called off overnight. A search is under way for a pilot after a light aircraft crashed into the sea. The plane, which is...

Students Fight for Veggie and Vegan Options at University

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

2016 is the biggest ever year for vegans, with brands such as Quorn releasing egg-free products, Guinness planning to create a vegan beer, and Ben & Jerry's announcing dairy-free ice creams. Universities are generally known as places that advocate this sort of forward thinking and embrace positive change. Why then do so many British universities seem so behind on providing vegetarian and vegan options in their student unions?

Let Us Spare a Thought for Those Grappling With Domestic Violence This International Women's Day

Katy Bourne | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Politics
Katy Bourne

It was four years ago while speaking at a public meeting on society's responsibility to tackle domestic abuse that I was approached by Irene (not her real name), a lady in her late seventies. She told me that her 40-year marriage had been abusive but her husband, whom she had loved, had now been dead 10 years. I still remember how she gripped both of my hands in hers as she whispered, "I'm now having the time of my life"...

Chronically Disabled Mother Lashes Out At Tesco Delivery Note That Left Her 'Devastated'

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK

A chronically ill woman has written a scathing response after a Tesco delivery man allegedly wrote "Dear Mr and Mrs I can't be arsed to go to the shop...

Country Retreats: Yoga and Wellness at the Spread Eagle, West Sussex

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

At a manageable two days and one night the mini retreat is a bid to restore and relax through breath work and yoga, located just an hour and a half outside of London in the beautiful landscape of the South Downs.

Shepherds Arise

The London Magazine | Posted 21.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The London Magazine

My Brother had booked a break in a shepherds hut in the East Sussex Weald. He'd been looking forward to it, he told me, but alas he'd come down with a heavy cold. Our great-grandfathers were quarry men and miners and I felt embarrassed on their behalf.

Mysterious 'Binions' Baffle East Sussex Residents

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 05.09.2015 | UK

Residents of the East Sussex town of Peacehaven woke up to a bizarre sight on their streets this week. During the night, a mysterious prankster tr...

'Intruder' Found On Easyjet Plane With No Passport Or Boarding Pass

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK

A passenger at Gatwick Airport managed to board an Easyjet plane with no passport or boarding card before its gate had even opened. Police were cal...

Police Manhunt As Motorist Stabs Another Driver To Death After Car Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK

Police have launched a manhunt after a driver got out of his car and stabbed another driver to death after a crash in Findon, Sussex. Sussex Police...

Dog Walkers Beware -- More Toxic Sausages Found

PA | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK

Police have stepped up patrols in a popular dog walking area after more cocktail sausages laced with suspected toxic slug pellets were found. The late...

Over Two Dozen UK Students' Unions Backed BDS

Malaka Shwaikh | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Malaka Shwaikh

The latest BDS victory in the UK was at the Sussex Students' Union on Friday the 27th of March. Sussex tried last year to pass an academic boycott motion that ended unsuccessfully with the majority of students voting against it.

Body Found On Beach Identified As Man Swept Out To Sea

PA | Posted 10.01.2015 | UK

The body of a man found washed up on a beach has been identified as missing Freddie Reynolds who was swept out to sea as he tried to rescue his friend...

Brighton - The UK's No 1 Foodie Hotspot

Joanne Shurvell | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Shurvell

We were a tad skeptical when we heard that Brighton had knocked London out of top spot as the UK's number one restaurant and bar destination by Conde Nast Traveller readers. So we set out to eat and drink our way around Brighton for a weekend to see if the award was justified.

Seaside Horror As Man Killed By Police Car

PA | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK

A pedestrian has been killed by a police car in a seaside town. The man was struck on the A259 at White Rock, at the junction with the A21 Havelock...

My Formula for Avoiding Blue Monday

Nick Jones | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nick Jones

Well if you ask me the whole December/January transition is ridiculous. Being a glutton one minute and then abstaining the next seems like a sure fire recipe for a bipolar episode. Surely we would all be much better off changing our habits in a less drastic fashion? Perhaps we could start a detox in February... or March... maybe July?

Something Rotten in the State of Sussex

Gabriel Webber | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Politics
Gabriel Webber

Imagine what would happen to Britain if the Home Secretary had the power to expel anyone from the country "without assigning any reason." Then imagine what it would be like now if the power had always existed: no dissenting voices left, no debate; anyone in a minority either too intimidated to speak out or already deported.

'We're Pro-Fracking,' Say Villagers

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 29.08.2013 | UK

Sixty villagers whose community has been at the centre of anti-fracking protests have said Britain's shale gas and oil reserves should be exploited by...