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More than 13,000 new homes will need to built in Brighton and Hove by 2030

Go-ahead given on sites earmarked for new 13,200 homes in Brighton and Hove - locations revealed in documents

Amusement arcade staff held up at knife point in attempted robbery

Amusement arcade staff held up at knife point in attempted robbery

Passengers were left waiting for trains this morning

Commuter train takes 132 minutes to complete 18 minute journey because of ice

Coach crash blocking road

Coach crash blocking road

Love is in the air - and on your bicycle frame

Love is in the air - and on your bicycle frame

A crew was called to Brighton Marina

Recycling lorry catches fire while workers load it up

Police were called to the scene near the Shinewater roundabout - file picture

Car rolls on to its roof in crash, one person cut free, another with ambulance staff

The world's largest subterranean BMX and skate park opens in Hastings on Saturday.

World's largest subterranean skatepark to open in Sussex this weekend

How the pier looked in its prime

West Pier could completely disappear sooner than we think says engineer after section collapses due to Storm Imogen

Children banned from breakfast club

Parents banned from school breakfast club after shirking payments

Peter Averillo, chairman of the Fishersgate Community Association, pictured outside Fishersgate Community Centre last year.

Council takes possession of community centre over safeguarding and underage drinking concerns

Environmentalists have criticised a new £250 million road building agreement saying the county’s future prosperity will not be secured by “pouring concrete all over it”.

£250 million road building agreement criticised for pouring concrete all over Sussex

Major delays on A27 due to crash between car and lorry at Southwick Tunnel

Major delays on A27 due to crash between car and lorry at Southwick Tunnel

A fire engine on its way to an emergency call

24 firefighters jobs axed and fire engine removed from Hove station despite 10,000 people signing petition against the cuts

Debbie Binner

Campaigner hopes documentary will lead to change in assisted dying law

Krisi Smith

Tea company scoops national award for winning chai recipe



Nicky Jenman with the belt

Breaking Jenman wins Southern Area middleweight title

Anthony Knockaert celebrates his winner for Leicester - which denied Bolton a play-off place. Picture by leicestermercury.co.uk

How Albion star Knockaert triggered Bolton's slide

Mark Cartwright

The Friday Interview: Former Albion keeper involved in the biggest January transfer deal in Europe

Chris Hughton fears bosses are being given little time to make their mark

Hughton warns managers will be forced to have only a first team focus as they fight to hang on to their jobs

Michael Dunford and Mark Yates

Turkish steel magnate hoping to complete Crawley takeover

Defender Liam Rosenior has returned to training for the first time since getting injured in November

Boost for Albion as Rosenior closes on a comeback

Kate Natkiel with the matchball after her hat-trick. Picture by Geoff Penn

Hat-trick star Natkiel believes tough league season can help Albion Women in FA Cup

Joe Marler

Launchbury and Marler on bench for England

Liam Rosenior (centre) is back in training

Rosenior and Bong closing in on Albion returns

It all adds up for Jamie Murphy as he scores against possession-hogging Brentford. Picture by Simon Dack

From keepball kings to counter-punchers - how the possession numbers are working for Albion

Neil Lennon brings Bolton to the Amex on Saturday

Albion rivals urged to survive in memory of their chairman

Chris Hughton wants Albion to reproduce the kind of form which earned them a 3-0 win over Brentford

Albion urged to maintain high standards

Chris Eubank Junior, left, with his father after the Spike O'Sullivan win

Eubank Junior British title challenge with Blackwell is on

Chris Jordan has been included in England's squad for the World T20

Sussex star Jordan is the man with the golden balls


National Sport

Jimmy Hill was remembered at a memorial service at Coventry Cathedral

England boss Roy Hodgson joins tributes to Jimmy Hill

Vincent Kompany has been sorely missed by Manchester City throughout his prolonged periods on the sidelines

Manuel Pellegrini offers no guarantees over Vincent Kompany fitness

Wales assistant Shaun Edwards is wary of Scotland's threat in Saturday's RBS 6 Nations clash

Shaun Edwards plays down significance of Wales' winning run against Scotland

Jerome Valcke has been banned from all football-related activity for 12 years

FIFA hands Sepp Blatter's former right-hand man Jerome Valcke a 12-year ban

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