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Portsmouth Naval Base’s revamp stun veteran sailor Les, 90

A VETERAN sailor who served on aircraft carrier HMS Indefatigable in the Second World War has been stunned by the £100m revamp of Portsmouth Naval Base ahead of the arrival of the navy’s new supercarriers.

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The Royal Marines Museum in Eastney

Plea to turn Royal Marines Museum into Sherlock Holmes exhibit

A PLEA has been issued to secure the future of the Royal Marines Museum site – by turning it into a Sherlock Holmes Museum.

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The UK's largest ever warship, HMS Queen Elizabeth. Picture by BAE/ John Linton

Royal Navy’s new aircraft carriers defenceless against Russia’s latest hypersonic missile

FEARS have been raised the Royal Navy’s two new aircraft carriers will be powerless to stop new high-speed Russian missiles by the time they come into service.

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Fresh rallying cry to save Portsmouth’s naval history from decay

CAMPAIGNERS battling to save naval heritage sites in the city’s dockyard have issued a fresh plea to the people of Portsmouth.

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Freedom fighter or terrorist?

Daz Dugan, 43, is a former Colour Sergeant with the Princess of Wales’ Royal Regiment, Hampshire’s local army unit.

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Sarah Howard and Jonathan Tetley take the embroidery off the walls Picture: Habibur Rahman (170373-74)

Southsea’s D-Day Museum is cleared out ahead of site’s £4m revamp

IT IS a stunning tribute to the brave men who gave their all on the beaches and fields of Normandy to free Europe from the iron fist of Nazi rule.

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Alan Mak, right, with Henry Harris-Burland from Starship Technologies

Defying terrorism as our UK democracy continues

THIS Wednesday’s tragic events in Westminster remind us how precious our democracy is.

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Portsmouth Guildhall. Photo: Malcolm Wells

Portsmouth Guildhall to light up red, white and blue tonight following Westminster attacks

Portsmouth Guildhall will be lit up in the patriotic colour of the Great British flag tonight following yesterday’s terror attack in Westminster.

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Security increased at Portsmouth naval base after Westminster terror attack

Security has been stepped up at Portsmouth’s naval base following yesterday’s terror attack in Westminster.

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Mother and teacher named as Westminster attack victim

One of the victims in the terror attack outside the Houses of Parliament has been named as Aysha Frade, Sky News have reported.

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#WeAreNotAfraid hashtag unites public on social media after Westminster attack

Messages of solidarity and defiance were shared on social media after the terrorist attack at the Houses of Parliament.

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Westminster attack: Seven arrested in police raids

SEVEN people have been arrested and six addresses raided in London, Birmingham and elsewhere in connection with the Westminster terror attack, Mark Rowley, the Met’s senior anti-terror officer, has said.

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From left, Keith Shaw, Sharron Doran, Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress, and Cdr Chris Ling

Lord Mayor expresses thanks to 1710 NAS

THE Lord Mayor of Portsmouth, Councillor David Fuller, and Lady Mayoress Leza Tremorin, were treated to a special visit to 1710 Naval Air Squadron – based in Portsmouth Dockyard.

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Cllr John Ferrett

Paulsgrove councillor: ‘This was an attack on our very way of life’

A COUNCILLOR caught up in yesterday’s terrorist incident in London has branded it an attack on ‘our way of life’.

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Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Portsmouth MP told to run by police as armed guards shot terrorist

CITY MP Penny Mordaunt has told how she had to to run for her life as a terrorist attacked the Houses of Parliament.

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The scene outside the Houses of Parliament where an incident is unfolding, Photo: SWNS

Hampshire MPs tell of horror as knifeman and four others killed at Houses of Parliament

POLITICIANS have told of their horror after a knifeman was shot attempting to storm into the Houses of Parliament this afternoon.

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Former First Sea Lord says ‘self-delusional’ government must spend more on defence

Former First Sea Lord says ‘self-delusional’ government must spend more on defence

Labour former chief of naval staff and ex-security minister Lord West of Spithead accused the Government of ‘staggering complacency and self-delusion’ over the need for more resources.

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The new Princess Royal Jetty along with the fenders for the Queen Elizabeth carrier were used as a trial by United States Navy Ship Robert E Peary

Navy tests new fenders ahead of supercarrier’s arrival in Portsmouth

POWERFUL new fenders built to keep Britain’s next generation of aircraft carriers safe while docked have been put through their paces in Portsmouth.

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The former HMS Illustrious leaving Portsmouth for the final time on a voyage to be scrapped in Turkey

Turkey is the graveyard for Britain’s navy

TURKEY has been revealed as the graveyard of the navy.

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