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The court martial is being held at Portsmouth Naval Base Picture: Shaun Roster

Royal Navy sailor sexually assaulted by married colleague, court martial told

A Royal Navy sailor has told a court martial trial how a married colleague sexually assaulted her while showing off his new car.

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Commodore Bob Fancy inspects Charter Academy pupils who are part of the school's Combined Cadet Force

Southsea cadets full of pride for their first formal inspection

CHILDREN at a secondary school stood to attention as they were inspected by a top naval officer yesterday.

Portsmouth
AB Alex Sadiris with the coin in front of the gun Jack Cornwell VC used at the Imperial War Museum

New £5 coin commemorates the courage of Portsmouth ‘Boy Hero’ Jack Cornwell

HIS COURAGE during the Battle of Jutland led him to become known as the ‘Boy Hero’, earning him Britain’s top military medal for valour.

Portsmouth

Duke of Wellington learns 
about life in his namesake

THE Duke of Wellington learnt all about HMS Iron Duke’s recent deployment to the Baltic during a visit to the ship in Portsmouth.

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Female medics from South East England delivered healthcare to those in remote villages across Kenya, East Africa.

Credit: Cpl Jamie Peters.

TAMARA TALKS: To ambitious young women everywhere – who runs the world? Girls

They just wanna…girls just wanna have fun… Yes. Yes we do. But we also want to do lots of other things too and, almost 100 years after being given the right to vote in the UK, we are.

Opinion
John Ferrett quit the Labout party this week

Portsmouth councillor who quit Labour will vote for Theresa May ahead of Jeremy Corbyn

A Portsmouth councillor who quit the Labour party has said he would vote for Theresa May ahead of Jeremy Corbyn at the next general election.

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HMS Bulwark sailors hit new heights in Rock Run

ROYAL Navy sailors pushed themselves to the limit in a tough race in Gibraltar.

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Sailors from HMS Clyde at the memorial to destroyer HMS Glamorgan on the Falkland Islands

Emotional tributes paid to the 14 sailors from Portsmouth killed in Falklands War

SAILORS from Portsmouth paid an emotional tribute to the men of the last British warship to suffer casualties under enemy fire.

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Concert at Fareham naval base will help armed forces causes

TICKETS are on sale for a fundraising concert paying tribute to the nation’s war heroes past and present.

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RUNNERS Above and left, two of the teams who took part in the 1.8-mile Basin Run

Runners swirl around the
basin to raise charity cash

MORE THAN 240 runners took part in the annual 1.8-mile Basin Run in HMS Nelson to fundraise for the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity.

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HMS Daring pictured leaving Gibraltar days before the tragic accident which killed LET Simon Allen, 30     Photo: PO (Phot) Ray Jones

Inquest opens into the death of Portsmouth-based sailor off to fight Isil

AN INQUEST has opened into the death of a Royal Navy sailor killed in a car accident in Malta.

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The Duke of Wellington is greeted on the gangway by HMS Iron Dukes commanding officer Cdr Ben Aldous
Picture: LA(Phot) Guy Pool RN/MoD

Duke of Wellington tours HMS Iron Duke

THE Duke of Wellington was given a tour of HMS Iron Duke after its recent deployment to northern Europe.

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Louise Redknapp and her professional dance partner Kevin Clifton at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard for Strictly Come Dancing Picture: BBC

Strictly stars slip into their dancing shoes in Portsmouth

MILLIONS watched as the glitz and glam of Strictly Come Dancing came to Portsmouth as the hit BBC show aired last night.

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Neil Donaghy, right, being presented with his Nato Meritorious Medal

Fareham soldier’s pride at receiving top Nato award

MILITARY service is something that is in the blood of ambitious soldier Warrant Officer Neil Donaghy.

Fareham
HMS Illustrious passes under the Forth Rail Bridge in 2010

Britain has ‘no desire to save modern warships’ from scrap says navy Admiral

BRITAIN has ‘no appetite’ to save its modern naval warships, the former captain of the doomed HMS Illustrious has said today.

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Tracey Curtis-Taylor flew from Africa to Goodwood in a biplane - but there is a row as to whether it was a solo flight or not

Calls for famed pilot to be stripped of her titles in Portsmouth amid claims she lied about solo flight

CALLS have been made for an acclaimed adventurer to be stripped of her honorary titles amid claims she lied about her aerial exploits.

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HMS Illustrious Picture: L(Phot) Nicky Wilson

Calls to turn HMS Illustrious into a new Falklands museum branded ‘unrealistic’

CALLS to transform the rusting hulk of HMS Illustrious into a new Falklands War memorial have today been described as ‘unrealistic’.

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HMS SEVERN    Photo: LA(Phot) Al Macleod

Portsmouth warship comes to the rescue of sinking boat

A WARSHIP from Portsmouth was scrambled to help rescue stricken sailors trapped on a sinking boat off the Isle of Man yesterday.

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