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Police search for boy 5 with brain tumour

Hampshire Police have launched a major search for a 5-year-old-boy with a brain tumour taken out of hospital without consent by his parents

Chefs urged to 'save our sewers'

Chefs have been taken underground - to see the damage to the south's sewers, caused by fat which is poured down the drain.

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Arts' big names for sale at boot fair

Her work is usually sold in galleries fetching thousands, if not millions, of pounds. But today Margate's Tracey Emim was among many high-profile artists selling their work at a car boot sale as part of the Triennial in Folkestone.

Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to artists Jim Moir, Gavin Turk, Julia Riddiough and organiser of the Art Car Boot Fair, Karen Ashton.


Mum's fight for justice abroad after her footballer son is left brain damaged

Robert Hughes was a professional footballer at Oxford United, but a savage attack took away his career, and very nearly his life. He was left with brain damage during the incident in Crete six years ago. Four men from Surrey were found guilty in 2012 but released straight away, ahead of an appeal, which is due to take place in November. His family fear he'll be denied justice because they can't afford t keep fighting the case in the Greek courts. Rachel Hepworth has been speaking to his mother, Maggie Hughes.

Young women not taking test that 'could save your life'

Shocking new figures have revealed nearly a third of young women in our region are risking their lives by not going for cervical screening.

According to NHS England only 59% of 25 to 29 year olds in Brighton and Hove attended their routine screening in the last year.

It comes as a woman from Sussex calls on the Government to lower the starting the age for cervical screening - after being diagnosed with cancer herself.

Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to Kirsty Peyton-Lander and Rebecca Shoosmith from Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust.


Inquest into death of soldier who died in Afghanistan

An inquest is due to open today into the death of a soldier from Maidstone who was killed when his helicopter crashed in Afghanistan.

Captain Ben Babington-Browne, who was 27-years-old, was a member of 22 Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers.

He was carrying out a routine engineering survey when the crash happened.

Ben Babington-Browne
27-year-old Ben Babington-Browne died when his helicopter crashed in Afghanistan Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Archive/Press Association Images
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