Zombie knives, death stars and 8 more things the new Offensive Weapons Bill will make illegal

Tough new measures are to be put in place to deal with offensive weapons, the Home Secretary announced yesterday.

Sebastian Trabucatt arrives at court in Heraklion, Crete, where he is due to stand trial. Picture: Flora Thompson/PA Wire

COUNTY NEWS: Sussex man spared jail after killing teenager in Malia

A club promoter has been spared jail despite being convicted of killing a public schoolboy with a single punch during a night out at a Greek resort.

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COUNTY NEWS: Veteran ‘devastated’ as war medals stolen in burglary

A war hero has had his Second World War medals stolen in a burglary at his Sussex home.

Lucie’s story: ‘I couldn’t get away from terrifying Jason’

Lucie’s story: ‘I couldn’t get away from terrifying Jason’

The true impact of child grooming and abuse is rarely made public.

The NSPCC is calling for robust laws

Revealed: how child groomers use Facebook and Instagram in Sussex

Social media like Facebook and Snapchat have been used in 33 cases of child grooming in Sussex in the last year, new figures reveal.

Mohamed Barakat, 63, from Goring, next to his front door which was broken into. The dent can be seen on the doorframe where the burglars forced one of the three locks.

COUNTY NEWS: Husband’s despair as thieves steal wife’s operation money

A man has spoken of his despair after thieves stole money to fund a life-changing operation for his disabled wife.

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COUNTY NEWS: Body found in city centre

Police are investigating after a body was found in a city centre yesterday (Saturday).

Liam Allen will be on the sex offender's register for life. Photo provided by Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Student jailed after Freshers’ night rape

A university student who raped a woman after a pub crawl has been jailed for eight years.

Sussex Police issued a warning on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

£10m stolen from vulnerable Sussex fraud victims in one year

More than £10million was stolen from vulnerable Sussex fraud victims in just one year, police have confirmed.

William Flynn, photo provided by Sussex Police

Wanted man could be in Sussex

A man wanted by police could be in Sussex.

Tracy Patsalides. Photo courtesy of Sussex Police

COUNTY NEWS: Man charged with murder after woman’s body found on seafront

A man has been charged with murder following the discovery of a woman’s body on a Sussex seafront this week.

Police are seeking these two men in connection with a robbery

COUNTY NEWS: Police seek two men after service station robbery

Police would like to identify two men following a robbery at a service station.

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Have you got a question for the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner?


These are the laws for flying England flags during the World Cup

The World Cup is just days away and that means only one thing - flags will be flying everywhere.

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COUNTY NEWS: Sussex train shunter seriously injured after being over legal limit

A train depot worker suffered serious injuries after falling into the path of an oncoming train in Sussex following a weekend of drinking.

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POLL: Should pet theft sentencing guidelines be changed?

A petition to make stealing a pet a specific crime by itself has gathered more than 100,000 signatures.

Do you think the law on pet theft should be changed?

Pet theft sentencing guidelines to be considered for Parliament debate

Calls to create a specific crime for stealing a pet are to be considered for a debate in Parliament.

Bishop Peter Ball will be subject of several days of the inquiry. Picture: SWNS

Sussex abuse inquiry invites witness statement from Prince Charles

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has invited a witness statement from Prince Charles.

The top 40 weird 'crimes' you did not know you were committing

The top 40 weird ‘crimes’ you did not know you were committing

The average Brit commits 32 different ‘crimes’ every year - including using a vacuum on a Sunday afternoon and pocketing incorrect change.

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