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Sussex charity rescues baby orangutan orphan

Gatot the orangutang is much happier now Credit: International Animal Rescue

Orangutans may be one of human's closest living relatives, but they face extinction in the wild.

One charity in Sussex, International Animal Rescue, is spearheading attempts to save the apes - and has just taken on one of its youngest orphans.

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Police search after 18 year-old sexually assaulted

These women may have seen the assault Credit: Surrey Police

Police are appealing for help in identifying two women in connection with an allegation of sexual assault on an 18-year-old-girl in Guildford.

The incident took place on Saturday 22nd October between 6am and 7:30am in a wooded area off Parkway.

Police believe the women may have witnessed the assault.

A 31-year-old man has been charged with seven offences in connection with the assault and has appeared at court.

These women could have vital information which could assist our ongoing enquiries. If this is you in the image or you know who these girls are please get in touch with us as soon as possible

– Detective Sergeant Ollie Cummings, Surrey Police


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TV presenter Angela Rippon honours dementia carers

There are more than 800,000 people in the UK living with dementia and that number is expected to rise. Now, families, charities and businesses in Kent are being recognised for the help and support they offer to those who have the condition. An awards ceremony, hosted by former newsreader Angela Rippon, has been taking place in Sittingbourne. Tom Savvides has been to meet one family who've been shortlisted.


Rapist jailed for 11 years after victim escapes by jumping from window

Rafel Kafel left his victim with hairline fractures to her eye socket Credit: Kent Police

A man has been jailed for 11 years for assaulting and raping a woman in Maidstone, Kent.

Rafel Kafel, 40, locked the victim in his flat on Upper Stone Street on 16th May and repeatedly attacked her, causing hairline fractures to her nose and eye socket.

The victim only managed to escape by jumping from a window and flagging down a passing car, before she was taken to Maidstone police station. She broke her leg during the fall from the building.

Officers attended Kafel’s home shortly after where he insisted on talking to negotiators and threatened to stab himself with a knife.

After his arrest he denied any wrongdoing and accused the photographs of the victims injuries as being fabricated.

Kafel pleaded guilty to three counts of rape at Maidstone Crown Court.

Southern Health inquest: Grandmother 'fell from bridge' while waiting for mental health workers

Marion Munns died on the M27 in November last year Credit: Family photo

An inquest into the death of a grandmother from Hampshire has heard she fell from a motorway bridge while waiting for help from mental health workers.

Marion Munns died on the M27 in November last year following a psychotic episode when she ran away from her home.

The 74 year old's family believe their concerns about her behaviour weren't taken seriously enough by the Southern Health Trust.

The inquest continues.

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