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Interview: Ben Wheatley's High Rise tops films in Brighton's CineCity Festival

The movie buffs among you may already know that the curtains have gone up at Brighton's 13th CineCity Festival.

The annual event features more than 50 films from across the world - and one of the most eagerly-anticipated screenings will be from Brighton's own director Ben Wheatley.

His new film High Rise features Hollywood stars Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons and Sienna Miller. Andy Dickenson went to meet him and Tim Brown from CineCity.

Koeman backs Paris tributes

Southampton FC manager Ronald Koeman has backed the call for tributes this weekend, following the terrorist attacks in Paris last Friday.

Saints host Stoke City on Saturday. During his pre-match press conference Koeman said security is bound to be heightened across the Premier League this weekend.

Watch the Press conference in full here:


EXCLUSIVE: Michael Heseltine recalls plot to overthrow Margaret Thatcher 25 years on

Michael Heseltine Credit: ITV News Meridian

Can you remember where you were 25 years ago? You might if I tell you that was when Mrs Thatcher resigned as Prime Minister. It followed an extraordinary few days when Michael Heseltine, the MP for Henley, challenged her. She was toppled - but he didn't get the top job.

Our Political Correspondent Phil Hornby's been talking to Lord Heseltine. What are his memories of that week? A sequence of events that began with Sir Geoffrey Howe's dramatic resignation.


Region falls silent for Paris victims

Flags were flown at half mast and people across the South fell silent at 11am this morning. They were paying tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks.

Less than a week after Armistice Day, schools, offices and town halls observed another vigil.

Richard Slee spoke to Dr Richard Lindley from Winchester Cathedral, Imam Monwar Hussain from the Oxford Foundation, as well as Gilles Coupeiu and Pauline Picqette from a French restaurant in Portsmouth.

Local student reflects on Paris terror attack scenes

A student from the University of Sussex has described the scenes in Paris after recently returning from the French capital. She was present during the terror attacks on Friday night.

Canadian born Meg Harmer, now living in Brighton, was in a nearby restaurant in Paris watching the France-Germany football match with a dozen other classmates when the attacks began.

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