West Sussex

Southern guards in 24-hour walkout after failed talks

BBC Sussex News Feed - 19 hours 41 min ago
Southern rail says it expects to run up to 75% of services despite the walkout in the safety row.

Rag 'N' Bone Man

BBC Sussex News Feed - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 22:23
Rag 'N' Bone Man, Rory Graham, told BBC Breakfast he was influenced by 1960s TV series Steptoe and Son.

Gatwick Airport staff to vote on strike action

BBC Sussex News Feed - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 17:16
The Unite union says its members have been left with no option after pay talks failed.

Missing Thailand tourist: Body found in hunt for Andrew Apperley

BBC Sussex News Feed - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 17:00
Andrew Apperley was due to return the day after attending a beach party in Thailand.

How free legal advice given by Sussex law students is benefiting the local community

Sussex University News Feed - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 16:04
Law students at Sussex have been helping some of the most vulnerable people in their local community tackle what are often traumatic circumstances.

Funeral of search kayaker Dominic Jackson announced

BBC Sussex News Feed - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 09:19
The funeral of a kayaker whose body was found after a major search will be held next month, it is announced.

Princess Anne marks SS Mendi tragedy in Southampton

BBC Sussex News Feed - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 17:10
The South African troops onboard SS Mendi were going to France to help the allies in World War One.

Drusillas Park's lorikeets killed by rat poison

BBC Sussex News Feed - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 13:55
The zoo admitted 11 rainbow lorikeets were killed after toxic bait was put underground in their enclosure.

University of Sussex celebrates international staff on national day of action

Sussex University News Feed - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 12:33
The University of Sussex is celebrating the contributions of its international staff as part of a national day of action today (Monday 20 Feb 2017).

Former Brighton defender McCarthy dies

BBC Sussex News Feed - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 10:57
Former Brighton, Wycombe Wanderers and Oxford United defender Paul McCarthy dies at the age of 45.

Ben Stokes: IPL record as Rising Pune Supergiants buy England all-rounder

BBC Sussex News Feed - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 09:38
England all-rounder Ben Stokes becomes the most expensive foreign player in IPL history by being bought for £1.7m by Rising Pune Supergiants.

Child obesity ‘35-40%’ inherited from parents, study finds

Sussex University News Feed - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 08:33
Around 35-40 per cent of a child’s BMI – how fat or thin they are – is inherited from their parents, a new study has found.

Walls of sound

BBC Sussex News Feed - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 07:58
Forty blue plaques will be unveiled on BBC Music Day this year - and you can decide who gets one.

How female explorers face challenges of south pole trek

BBC Sussex News Feed - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 00:23
The team of British soldiers will be the first all-women group to walk across Antarctica.

Donald Trump visit: What petitions say about your area

BBC Sussex News Feed - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 00:20
Labour constituencies dominate petitions ranging from the EU referendum to Donald Trump's visit.

SS Mendi tragedy commemorated in Sussex 100 years on

BBC Sussex News Feed - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 15:54
A total of 646 men died, most of them members of the South African Native Labour Corps.

Hero's welcome for Briton Ryan Lock killed fighting IS in Syria

BBC Sussex News Feed - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 12:30
The former chef from Chichester is believed to have killed himself to avoid being taken hostage.

Prison officers in 31 jails set for pay rises of up to £5,000

BBC Sussex News Feed - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 08:13
Prison officers will get more money at 31 jails under pressure from staff shortages and rising violence.

Briton Ryan Lock mourned by Kurdish community

BBC Sussex News Feed - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 00:04
Kurdish mourners gather at Heathrow Airport as the body of Ryan Lock arrives back in the UK.

EFL: Cardiff, Preston, Sheffield United, Scunthorpe - things you might have missed

BBC Sussex News Feed - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 20:32
Another miserable trip to Grimsby and managerial milestones are among five things you may have missed in the EFL on Saturday.

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