Capital Reports: Brighton

17 January 2019, 14:48

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Thursday 17th January 2019

Corbyn Gives Hastings Speech

Jeremy Corbyn says the Prime Minister must "ditch the red lines" on Brexit, and rule out a no deal.

Theresa May's been meeting with MPs from across the Commons to try to find a consensus,

The labour leader has been in Hastings where he has re-iterated his refusal to take part in cross party talks:

We now know that after the Plan B is published on Monday, MPs will have 8 days to put forward amendments before the debate and vote on the 29th of January.

 

Defence Set Out Their Side At Shoreham Airshow Trial

Jurors have been told the man whose plane crashed at the Shoreham Airshow killing 11 men has no memory of what happened.

His defence have challenged the suggestion Andrew Hill's a pilot who plays fast and loose with the rules.

The 54-year-old denies the charges against him.

The court heard he was left with serious, life-threatening injuries and that his life was saved by being thrown from the plane after which he was placed in a medically induced coma.


Liam Neeson's Nephew Dies After Brighton Fall

Liam Neeson's nephew has died 5 years after he was left with serious head injuries on a night out in Brighton.

Ronan Sexton, 35 - fell 20 foot onto concrete - from a phone box by the Palace Pier.


Brighton's Homeless Shelter Re-opens

As temperatures are expected to drop to -2 across Brighton tonight- the severe weather shelter is being opened for rough sleepers.

Outreach workers will be out in the city letting people know they can go to Wagner Hall on West Street from 7pm this evening.

 

Lancing Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Rape

A man from Lancing's been arrested on suspicion of rape after a teenager was attacked in Berkshire.

She was taken into woods near Bracknell on Friday afternoon.

The suspect - who's 20 - has been released on bail as investigation continue.


Ant's Going Back To Work

Ant McPartlin is returning to work tomorrow after taking nearly a year out following his drink driving arrest.

He'll be at the London Palladium for the start of this year's Britain's Got Talent auditions.


Warning Over Dodgy 50s

We're being warned about fake £50 notes doing the rounds here in East Sussex

Three men used fake 50s within 40 minutes in Seaford and Lewes last night

 

5SOS Michael Engaged

Michael Clifford from 5 Seconds of Summer is engaged.

He proposed to his girlfriend Crystal Leigh on holiday in Bali.