Is the UK electoral system fair?

Tweet The debate on the way we decide local and national elections in East Sussex is now more heated than ever. “It frustrates me when we are told we have this fantastic democratic system when, quite frankly, we don’t,” said James from Hastings. In 2017, a petition calling for a change to the voting system hit 100,000 signatures, meaning it had to be discussed in Parliament. Under the current voting system it doesn’t look likely that Labour and the Conservatives will loosen their grip on Hastings. In the latest general…

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Match Report: Brighton 1-0 West Ham

Tweet Glenn Murray’s volley was the only goal that separated the two sides at the AMEX as Brighton unconvincingly beat West Ham. The win moves Albion above the Hammers in the table, and gives them their first win since they beat Manchester United back in August. Chris Hughton will be especially delighted with his team’s effort in defence, as they kept their first clean sheet in 10 Premier League matches. For West Ham, it ends a run of three games without a defeat, and leaves them 15th in the Premier…

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Airbourne 2018: Photo gallery

Our culture editor, Mollie, talks you through some of Airbourne’s highlights.

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Match Report: Brighton & Hove Albion v Manchester United 3-2

Tweet Brighton & Hove Albion recorded their first Premier League win of the season after an entertaining encounter against Manchester United at the Amex Stadium. Chris Hughton will be delighted with his team’s performance and their ability to bounce back from last week’s defeat as they frustrated a very poor and uninspiring United side. Brighton enjoyed an early spell of possession in the opposition half which resulted in a Solly March cross falling into the hands of David De Gea. The first opportunity came from a Dale Stephen misplaced pass…

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