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Brighton
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
The world’s attention has turned again to deadly scenes of Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip and the launching of rockets by the militant group Hamas into Israel. It follows two weeks of protests in East Jerusalem against attempts to forcibly displace Palestinians from their homes in Sheikh Jarrah...
Alej ez with his 'Brighton and Hove Illustrated Alphabet' that shows in alphabetical order places, events and people that we love in Brighton and Hove.
This week Brighton Journal spoke to local artist and architect, Alej ez. Alej predominantly creates panoramic prints of Brighton & Hove, Sussex coastal scenes and the surrounding countryside. He is currently the artist-in-residence at the West Pier Trust, where he is creating new work inspired by the sea and...
Among the anti-Muslim slogans discovered sprayed across an Islamic community center in western France on the morning of April 11, 2021, was a reference to a mosque that hasn’t even finished being built yet. “EELV = Traitors” read the graffitied message, alongside others including “No to Islamization” and references to...
In mid Raul Castro – younger brother of longtime Cuban leader Fidel Castro – relinquished his position as first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, the most powerful position in Cuba. Castro, 89, became Cuba’s president in 2008, after his brother’s incapacitation, and took over the first secretary role...
Brighton Festival was officially opened today (Sat 1 May) by its guest director, the British and Ethiopian poet, playwright and broadcaster, Lemn Sissay MBE. The month-long celebration of art and culture signals a welcome return, as Brighton becomes the first UK city to open a multi-arts festival since lockdown...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to local painter, Cecil Rice. Cecil primarily works in watercolour and oils, and explores botanical and architectural themes. He was the winner of the Best Artist Open House in 2018, and is currently preparing for another Artist Open House later this month. Titled Botanical,...
Sarah Jane Fox, Staffordshire University and James Holyoak, Staffordshire University Season six of BBC crime drama Line of Duty has gripped the nation as Anti-Corruption Unit 12 (AC-12) inch ever closer to identifying the character in charge of all the “bent coppers”, only known as “H”. They’ve been chasing this...
Science has established that “Man’s Best Friend” is deserving of this title for many reasons—they’re good for your well-being and make an overall excellent companion. While adventure may be on the horizon for you and your four-legged pal, not every climate is a walk in the park.  Fortunately, Brighton is...
The warmer weather and longer days have inspired reminders to “stay hydrated” and drink eight glasses of water – or about two liters – a day. Not to burst anyone’s water bottle, but healthy people can actually die from drinking too much water. I am an exercise physiologist, and my...
After months in lockdown, gyms in England reopened on April 12. Many have already eagerly returned with plans to get back to their old fitness routines. But while it may be tempting to go straight back to what you used to do, this could result in an injury –...