The British-born astronaut Piers Sellers has died of cancer at the age of sixty-one. Originally from Crowborough in East Sussex, Dr Sellers, was a climate scientist for NASA in the United States of America. He was a pupil at Cranbrook School in Kent as a boy.
British-born astronaut and climate scientist Piers Sellers has died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 61.Read the full story ›
A tax adviser and accountant to the media industry has been jailed for five years for evading more than £6m in tax.
Denis Christopher Carter Lunn ran the Sussex-based accountancy firm, Christopher Lunn & Co, whose 7,000-plus clients included many from the media and entertainment worlds.
The firm was investigated by HM Revenue and Customs and in 2010 the premises in Crowborough were searched and Lunn was arrested.
HMRC uncovered evidence of a range of serious offences, which included the inflating of accountancy fees and the fraudulent use of trading losses – all intended to help Lunn and his clients evade paying their fair share of tax.
The estranged husband of former Atomic Kitten singer Kerry Katona has denied assaulting her following a row at the couple's home in Sussex.Read the full story ›
'It was a big, big mistake for which they paid the price.' Those words from the brother of a speeding driver, killed in an horrific high-speed crash.
Kyle Careford - and passenger Michael Owen - were high on drugs when they crashed the Renault Clio in Crowborough in April. Yesterday the family released a video of their final moments as a warning to others. It has been seen by more than 3 million people.
Kyle's brother said the decision to release the video had not been taken lightly - but done in the hope of saving others from making the same mistakes. David Johns has our report.
A man whose brother's final moments were filmed before he was killed in a high-speed crash has told ITV Meridian that if the video saves lives it has done its job.
The family of Kyle Careford and Michael Owen released the tragic footage of their fatal journey in Crowborough in the hope it will warn others to think twice before driving carelessly.
The pair had taken a cocktail of prescribed and illegal drugs before reaching speeds of up to 90 mph through the Sussex countryside in Michael's Renault Clio. They were both killed instantly when the vehicle crashed into a church wall.
The brother of a drug-driver who was filmed speeding to his death has told ITV News how careless driving has torn his family apart.Read the full story ›
The family of two young men have released footage of the last moments they sped to their deaths in Sussex last year.Read the full story ›
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