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Brighton man charged with attempted murder

A man has been charged with attempted murder Credit: ITV NEWS MERIDIAN

30 year-old Jamiv Usman, of Meadowview, Brighton, has been charged with attempted murder following an incident in the city in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Police were called to a property in Meadowview a few minutes after midnight. They discovered that a 19-year-old woman, suffering multiple stab wounds, had boarded a bus nearby and an ambulance had been called.

She was taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton where she remained on Sunday. Her injuries, while serious, are not considered life-threatening.

Usman will appear before magistrates at Brighton this morning.

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Nick Clegg kicks off election campaign in Abingdon

The Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg has been in the South today as he launched the party's General Election campaign. The liberal democrats are aiming to hold onto their seats in Mid Dorset and Poole North along with Eastleigh. And on his first day of campaigning, Mr Clegg said they are determined to win back the key marginal of Oxford West and Abingdon. Penny Silvester reports.

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