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The director of a performing arts company based at Portslade, in Sussex, was killed last night when his showbiz act went badly wrong.
Acrobat Pedro Monroy was performing at a festival in his native Spain when he fell one-hundred feet to his death. An inquiry is underway.
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A 16-year-old boy has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after he was stabbed in Portslade in Sussex.
Emergency services were called to the scene in Abinger Road at 5.17pm on Saturday where a group of youths were gathered in the car park of the Co-op store.
The victim was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton with serious stab wounds and was taken into surgery on Saturday evening.
Detectives are now investigating what happened but say they believe in was an isolated incident
"This is an incident that was confined to a small group and we do not consider them to be a threat to the general community.
We have identified a number of suspects and two have already been arrested.
We are continuing to search for a number of others.
A 15-year-old boy from Hove was arrested shortly before 8pm on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent and an 18-year-old man from Portslade was arrested just under an hour later on suspicion of affray.
Both remained in custody on Saturday evening.
Do you recognise this woman?
She tried to buy £2500 in Euros from a post office in Station Road, Portslade, using a fake bank card and a fake driving licence at about 2.20pm on 22 May.
Staff at the branch recognised that neither the bank card for the driving licence appeared genuine and refused to hand over any currency.
The woman then left the post office empty handed and went towards the seafront.
She was white, in her early twenties, 5' 4" and of average build. She had long brown hair and tanned skin and was wearing a pink top and dark trousers.
"If you recognise the woman or have any idea where she could be, please get in touch with us. We would also be interested in any other businesses that have been visited by the woman where staff have had similar experiences that they have not reported to police."
Police are concerned for a teenage girl who has gone missing from Sussex.
Gemma Black, 16, has been missing from her home in Portslade since Monday evening. She said she was going to the Co-op near Maplehurst Road but has not been seen since.
She is described as 5' 3" with black shoulder-length hair. She was wearing leggings, a black or green sweatshirt and furry Timberland boots.
'We are concerned for Gemma's welfare due to her age. If anyone has seen her or knows of her whereabouts, please let police know.'
Two singers from the Meridian region won this year's Britain's Got Talent. Labourer Richard Hadfield from Portslade (left) and former Petersfield schoolboy Michael Auger (second from left) are part of operatic boy band Collabro.
The five-piece musical theatre act impressed the judges and the voting public with their performance of Stars from the musical Les Miserables last night. Collabro pick up £250,000 and a slot performing at the Royal Variety Performance.
Six people have been arrested for affray after a fight broke out on Boundary Road, Portslade.
Three men, two of them aged 20 and a 19-year-old were arrested for affray, along with a 17-year-old girl.
A further two men, aged 26 and 21, were also arrested for affray and assaulting a police officer.
Police were called to the fight at around 2am on Saturday 8th March, close to the junction with Portland Road.
All six have been bailed until the 4th or 5th April.
Detective Sergeant Simon Dunn from Sussex Police said, "We are keen to talk to anyone who may have witnessed the disturbance or who may have any information that could assist the police with their investigation."
Anyone who has information is urged to contact Sussex Police on 101, quoting 124 of 8/3.