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Thursday, August 5, 2021
Senegal has a robust history of women’s activism against sexual violence, which led to landmark legislation making rape a criminal offence last year. However, survivors of alleged sexual assault rarely denounce men by name. This pattern was broken recently by a young woman, Adji Sarr who publicly accused opposition leader...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to local painter Tiffany Lynch. Tiffany's paintings capture landscapes, cityscapes and coastlines while exploring the movement of light and colour. Her work has been exhibited at group shows at ONCA, the RA and Saatchi Gallery. Tiffany was also the winner of the Habitat Brighton...
As we make our way further into 2021, the summer months are fast approaching. With that comes the kids off school and the realisation that, as a parent, you need to begin planning fun activities to fill the time!   Following a challenging twelve months for us all, the prospect of heading off on holiday in...
There is an outdated stereotype that men are the ones that know their way around under the bonnet, but how true is this? Jardine Motors recently carried out a study looking into British motorists and their knowledge of basic car maintenance testing 1,000 motorists with questions based on the...
A series of contemporary and classical music performances are being livestreamed direct from Brighton Dome’s Concert Hall as part of Brighton Festival 2021.  Music fans who missed out on in-person tickets or prefer to watch from home can enjoy renowned musicians from as little as £5 from the comfort of...
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...