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Uber bans passengers from ‘flirting’ in its cars

Uber has threatened to ban any passengers who flirt with each other in cabs, under their new guidelines.

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Southern trains at Brighton railway station

Southern Rail admits no guarantees on whether New Year’s Eve services will run

Southern Rail has admitted it can’t guarantee which services will be running over the New Year’s weekend because of strike action.

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Web shoppers warned over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Web shoppers warned over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Internet shoppers are being warned of a potential scam involving Facebook’s Marketplace.

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A new four-storey hotel is planned for Fareham Shopping Centre  Picture: Sarah Standing (161372-3516) PPP-160930-142713001

Four-storey hotel planned for Fareham Shopping Centre

A NEW four-storey hotel is planned for Fareham Shopping Centre.

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Bedlam Golf has plenty of Christmas options

A Christmas gift to look the part on the golf course

Bedlam Golf is determined to help shoppers find some genuine novelty value this Christmas.

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Portsmouth involvement in regional adoption agency takes step forward

PLANS for Portsmouth City Council to be part of a regional adoption agency have taken a big step forward.

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Portsmouth Park and Ride at Tipner

Portsmouth park-and-ride hub should be resident car park out of hours say taxi leaders

PORTSMOUTH’s park-and ride transport hub should play a greater part in help to tackle Portsmouth’s parking problems, say taxi leaders.

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Fareham Post Office in West Street

Councillors voice anger over proposals for Fareham Post Office

PROPOSALS to move Fareham’s post office into a WHSmith store have come under strong criticism from councillors.

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The BAR team at the America's Cup World Series in Portsmouth in July

REVEALED: How much money the America’s Cup made for Portsmouth

THE Portsmouth region has banked close to £40m thanks to Sir Ben Ainslie’s sailing empire and this year’s America’s Cup World Series event, The News can reveal.

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Bollywood dancing at the R3 Southern Committee dinner

Bollywood dance sees thousands raised for children’s hospital ward

THE art of Bollywood dancing was taught during the annual dinner of an insolvency group, raising more than £2,000 for charity.

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Law firm instructed to look at football abuse

SOLICITORS have been instructed to represent alleged victims of historic child sexual abuse at Southampton FC as part of the investigation into several major British football clubs.

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Teresa Stevens and her husband David Stevens from Lee-on-the-Solent with an example of their anti-piracy boarding prevention system  Picture: Malcolm Wells (13238)

Sailors’ lives saved thanks to invention

A COMPANY helping in the fight against piracy has been honoured for its lifesaving work.

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Shop 'til you drop in Oxford Street

Oxford Street gets into the festive spirit

As shopping venues go, there are not many that compare to Oxford Street.

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Havant train station.
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UPDATE: Southern passengers warned of more cancellations on non-strike days

SOUTHERN Rail’s current set of strikes may be ending today, but their plans to get back on schedule continue to be derailed.

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Christmas means it's time for the classic jumper

Amazon’s speedy solution for a Christmas jumper

IT’S CHRISTMAS – which means the classic festive jumpers will be out in force.

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Pubs play key role in tackling social isolation says head of beer campaign group

BEER campaigners have raised the importance of pubs and the role they can play in community life following the publication of a report into social isolation.

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Paul Saynor, co-landlord of The Rose in June, in Milton Road, Copnor

‘Get off Facebook and go for a pint down the pub!’

THE landlord of The Rose in June fears people are becoming increasingly isolated and do not realise the benefits local pubs bring to everyday life.

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The Cabmans Rest in Somers Town, pictured in 2012

Portsmouth landlord warns pubs will vanish unless communities play their part

Use your local pub or lose it.

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The Greetham Street block of student housing

Explosion in Portsmouth student high-rise accommodation ‘splitting up communities’

ANOTHER student hall of residence is set to tower above Portsmouth city centre – despite fears communities are being divided by the explosion in high-rise development.

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App to help drone pilots comply with UK rules

DRONES being flown near airports has become an increasing problem but it’s one that a new app from air traffic control firm Nats is hoping to solve.

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