Live updates

CCTV released after student's jaw is broken in Brighton

Police in Sussex have released CCTV pictures of men they'd like to speak to after a a man had his jaw broken on a night out in Brighton.

The 20-year-old victim who is an Italian student at the University of Brighton, was walking to get a bus home with his girlfriend when they were confronted by a group of men and women in Air Street at about 4am on Saturday 15 March.

One of the men began talking to the victim, who lives in Hove, before another punched the student in the face. It happened outside Evans Cycles.

The victim suffered a broken jaw and had to go to Royal Sussex County Hospital for treatment.


School statement after death of former student

A former student of Towers School and Sixth Form Centre in Ashford has died after sheltering from the rain in the school grounds.

In the last hour the school's headteacher has given us this statement:

“An 18-year-old former student at the school who was sheltering from the rain in the school grounds yesterday evening became ill and was taken to hospital where he later died. The school was informed and a minute’s silence was observed this morning. Students are being offered any support they need and I would like to ask that the school community is given the opportunity to respond in its own time. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this sad time.

– Graham Ralph, Headteacher

Britain's youngest university student - aged 12

He passed his GCSEs aged 8. He got A-levels in maths aged 9. And now, a few weeks after turning 12, he is Britain's youngest university student.

Xavier Gordon-Brown, from Sussex, has just embarked on a Mathematics degree with the Open University, alongside learning three languages and taking a Grade 8 exams in Piano, Clarinet and Violin. Derek Johnson went to meet the child prodigy at his home in Haywards Heath.