Sport Brighton midfielder Andrew Crofts

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A Day That Shook The World: IRA bombs British cabinet at Brighton

On 12 October 1984, the IRA attempted to assassinate the entire British cabinet by setting a bomb in the Brighton hotel in which they were all staying ahead of their conference.

Man dies after police shooting in Brighton

A suspected criminal wanted in connection with a series of armed robberies was shot dead by police today.

Girl, six, treated for alcohol

A girl aged six was admitted to hospital after drinking dangerous levels of alcohol.

Brighton Rock, By Graham Greene

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Car plunges over cliff

A car plunged from a cliff today, fire officials said.

Death case council admits dishwasher fluid offence

A county council today pleaded guilty to failing to store a hazardous substance correctly after a Down's syndrome sufferer died after accidentally swallowing dishwater fluid at a day centre for adults with learning difficulties.

Bidders line up for Pontin's

Hopes were raised for the future of the Pontin's holiday-camp brand yesterday after administrators confirmed they had received 10 offers for the chain.

Fake fox is on the menu on a delayed Boxing Day

Delayed boxing Day hunts, such as the East Sussex and Romney Marsh Hunt – pictured making its way through the streets of Battle in East Sussex – went ahead yesterday, despite many meets being cancelled due to the freezing conditions and snow.

Harriet Walker: 'My form of Christmas spirit isn’t terribly welcome in East Sussex;

I'm normally a stickler for not getting into the festive swing of things until I'm drunk on Christmas Eve and on the cusp of crying at practically anything. By then I'm usually surrounded by people I was at school with, and my London tough girl act has slipped as much as my make-up. "Whaddayou mean you'll buy me a drink?" I blub at faces I dimly recall laughing at me as I fruitlessly tried to whack a rounders ball back to them 10 years ago. "Whaddayou mean a bottle of wine is only four pounds?" I wail. "Let me buy you one!" And so on.

Bonfire society chief hurt by rocket

A member of one of Britain's oldest bonfire societies remained in a critical condition in hospital last night after being struck in the chest by a rocket at a celebration in Lewes, east Sussex.

Apology over baby scan errors

A hospital has apologised to two pregnant women after wrongly telling them that their unborn babies were dead.

Hastings pier blaze quiz teenagers bailed

Two teenagers being quizzed after a suspected arson attack on a landmark Victoria pier were released on bail by police today.

The Buggles, Supperclub, London<br/>Tim Robbins and the Rogues Gallery Band, Duke of York's Cinema, Brighton

The Buggles always were ahead of their time: it's just a shame their guests aren't quite so timeless

Don Partridge: One-man band who had Top 10 hits in the 1960s but returned to a life of busking

Street entertainment is now a regular feature of city life, but in the 1960s it was primarily buskers, and not too many of them, either. The one-man band Don Partridge was signed by EMI and had Top 10 hits with "Rosie" and "Blue Eyes" in 1968, but he preferred an itinerant lifestyle and soon returned to busking. He stressed that he never begged and was always being paid for entertainment.

£140,000 rogue trader targeted pensioners

A rogue trader who targeted elderly people and forced them to pay for substandard work on their houses in a £143,000 fraud was jailed for five years and three months today.

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