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A view from Europe: I fear Brexit will hit my homeland

I spent the UK Brexit referendum day on holiday back in in my homeland of Portugal, watching the BBC International coverage of the results while on the phone with one of my British friends.

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Prime Minister Theresa May speaking at Lancaster House in London where she outlined her plans for Brexit, saying that she does not want an outcome which leaves the UK "half in, half out" of the European Union. Picture: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire

Britain’s 12 Brexit objectives - which are the most important?

Here are the 12 objectives for Britain’s Brexit negotiations set out in Theresa May’s speech today. But which ones are the most important?

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Donald Trump tweeted Ivanka from Brighton instead of his daughter

Trump mistakenly tweets ‘Ivanka’ from Sussex

A woman from Sussex woke up to thousands of mentions on Twitter today after president-elect Donald Trump tagged her in a tweet instead of his daughter.

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Hampshire charity calls for rule change on asylum seekers

A Hampshire charity has criticised the government for making asylum seekers travel up to 500 miles to and from Liverpool as part of their appeal process.

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Portsmouth MP backs Theresa May’s Brexit vision

Portsmouth MP backs Theresa May’s Brexit vision

THE MP for Portsmouth North has welcomed the government’s plan for a ‘post-Brexit’ Britain.

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WATCH LIVE: Theresa May’s Brexit speech

WATCH LIVE: Theresa May’s Brexit speech

Theresa May today outlined the Governments detailed plans for Brexit.

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Southern Rail workers suspend industrial action ahead of fresh talks

Southern Rail workers suspend industrial action ahead of fresh talks

The Aslef union is to suspend industrial action on Southern Railway ahead of fresh talks tomorrow, the TUC has announced.

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Stuart couldnt find any ex-pat Americans who supported the president-elect

Donald Trump: What are the Yanks thinking about?

DON’T get me started about Donald Trump!

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Portsmouth named one of the fastest growing cities in the UK

Portsmouth has been named one of the 10 fastest growing cities in the UK.

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Warrant officer denies three sexual assaults

A SENIOR Royal Navy non-commissioned officer groped a junior colleague while telling her he could help her career if ‘she helped him out’, a court martial has heard.

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Stuart couldnt find any ex-pat Americans who supported the president-elect

What are the Yanks thinking of?

DON’T get me started about Donald Trump.

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Campaigners issue call to arms with £500m interconnector in Lee-on-the-Solent set for approval

AS proposals for a £500m electrical interconnector look set to be approved, campaigners say thousands more people should have objected despite an ‘unprecedented’ number writing to a council calling on it to reject the plans.

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Congestion is a major problem in Portsmouth

Uber offers to be an ally in Portsmouth’s war against congestion chaos

PRIVATE hire firm Uber is offering its services in the battle to tackle Portsmouth’s mounting congestion woes.

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Hampshire’s transport boss call for more funds to tackle road problems

THE county’s transport boss is calling for greater investment from central government to fix our roads.

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Public to have their say on proposed Portchester masterplan

RADICAL proposals to transform a shopping precinct are to go to public consultation.

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Combined authority plans to continue

PLANS to create a Solent Combined Authority are still going ahead, despite the resignation of the leader and deputy leader of the Isle of Wight Council, according to Portsmouth’s leader.

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Commander Philip Dennis rides the camel as the ship's company form a 'gauntlet of honour'

Naval commander takes his final ride – on a camel

ALMOST three years in charge of HMS Daring have come to end for Commander Philip Dennis – who marked his departure by riding off along a Bahrain beach on the back of a camel.

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What the interconnector IFA2 site at Daedalus in Lee-on-the-Solent would look like

Council set to give green light to plans for £500m interconnector at Daedalus

PLANS for a £500m electrical interconnector at a former navy airfield are set to get the green light.

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County council to make decision on price of meals on wheels

A DECISION will be made tomorrow on if the cost of meals on wheels will increase.

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