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

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A young woman who slipped into a heroin-induced coma eight years ago after taking the drug for the first time has died, it has been disclosed.

Man held for murder of transsexual prostitute

A 42-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a post-operative transsexual prostitute.

Sussex struggle ends with whimper

Nottinghamshire 328 & 4-1 Sussex 243

Round-up: Collapse puts Sussex in the mire

Champions three times in the past seven years, Sussex look destined for the Second Division after a dramatic collapse saw them hurtle to a 156-run defeat to Yorkshire on Saturday.

Gatting tucks in with gusto to lift Sussex

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Chawla's subtle spin rolls back the years for Sussex

Yorkshire 274-7 v Sussex

Vicar in court over 'sham marriages'

A vicar appeared in court today accused of conducting sham marriages involving illegal immigrants.

Murder detectives reopen blaze investigation

Detectives today announced they have reopened a six-year-old murder investigation into a house fire which killed a mother and her teenage daughter in a seaside town.

Nurse arrested on suspicion of poisoning

A nurse was arrested on suspicion of poisoning two colleagues at a hospital, it was revealed today.

Tristan und Isolde, Wagner, Glyndebourne Festival Opera

For this third revival of Nikolaus Lehnhoff’s mesmerisingly still and stylised 2003 staging, all ears were on Vladimir Jurowski, conducting his first Tristan und Isolde in the theatre. Perhaps not surprisingly (the process is a slow one) his reading was not yet the sum of its parts. You might speak of it being at the stage of discovery where aspects of its realisation are more studied than organic; but already he is feeling the febrile pulse of the opera and, equally importantly, is ready to lose himself and us in those moments of stasis that are so daringly out of time and space.

Armed man shot with Taser

A man was shot with a Taser stun gun by police at Gatwick Airport early today after being spotted carrying a handgun.

Police chief quits after shoplifting probe

A senior police officer has resigned almost a year after being arrested over allegations of shoplifting wine with a colleague, a force said today.

Round-Up: Tight win puts Sussex on top

Sussex delivered a psychological blow ahead of the Friends Provident Trophy final with a narrow victory over Lord's opponents Hampshire in the First Division of the Pro40 League at Arundel yesterday

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