Student

One of the most famous human rights barristers in the world will be defending three students potentially facing expulsion from their university.

Compensation was not important, insists Sion Jenkins

Former teacher Sion Jenkins claimed today it was "not important" to him to gain compensation for the six years he spent in jail before being cleared of murdering his foster daughter.

Transvestite sought in drugs investigation

Detectives appealed today for the public's help in tracing a cross-dressing man wanted in connection with alleged drugs offences.

Inquest into teenager killed by train

An inquest will be held today into the death of a "fantastic" 16-year-old girl who died after slipping underneath a train.

Boy stable after seaside town attack

A 15-year-old boy who suffered head injuries after being attacked in a seaside town is now in a stable condition, police said.

Police officer admits money laundering charge

A police officer admitted laundering more than £80,000 when he appeared in court today.

Mobility scooter driver rescued

A pensioner on his way to the bank on his mobility scooter had to be rescued by police after ending up on a busy A-road.

Mother's suicide note said her child drowned

The mother of a four-year-old whose body was found at the same time the woman threw herself off a cliff left a suicide note saying the girl had drowned, police said yesterday.

Mother of dead girl dies in cliff plunge

A mother appears to have committed suicide at the same time the body of her young daughter was found at their home, police said.

Lions tamed after batting collapse

Sussex Sharks consolidated their position at the top of the Friends Provident Twenty20 South Division with a comfortable victory over Surrey Lions at The Oval yesterday.

Police arrest man over body found in cottage

A 57-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a woman was found at a cottage, police said today.

Gilchrist out for just two as Sussex canter to Lord's win

Adam Gilchrist is used to being in the spotlight but last night he might have appreciated a little less attention. Brought in by Middlesex to beef up their challenge for the Friends Provident t20 this season, the Australian wicketkeeper lasted just three balls – scoring two runs – before a 15,000-strong crowd saw him trudge back to the pavilion as the Lord's side were easily beaten by champions Sussex.

No criminal charges over patients' deaths

No criminal charges will be brought over the deaths of five patients who were under the care of a mental health trust, police announced today.

Family pay tribute to custody death woman

The family of a woman who died in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of shoplifting paid tribute to her today, describing the mother-of-one as a "a kind-hearted girl".

Britten, Billy Budd, Glyndebourne Festival Opera

Britten’s gripping masterpiece begins in fateful indecision oscillating in the violins between major and minor key centres as the old and broken Captain Vere looks into his soul for answers as to why he put duty before reason to condemn the one man who seemed to reinforce his faith in human nature.

A late flowering for a great Britten

When Billy Budd opens Glyndebourne's season tomorrow it will bring the curtain down on an old feud, says Lynne Walker
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