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Police arrest two boys after arson spree carnage in Havant

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Innocent fun for these sunseekers, but residents have complained that others are causing trouble at Hot Walls in Old Portsmouth

War on fair-weather yobs as CCTV installed in Old Portsmouth

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Sam Ashley, 30, of Lynton Gardens, Fareham, is on trial at Portsmouth Crown Court accused of rape, attempted rape and administering a substance

Portsmouth man accused of drugging and raping men he met on gay hook-up app Grindr

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Here are the latest cases from the courts


WATCH: Portsmouth breeders avoid jail after ‘prolonged neglect’ of multiple horses


Horses are ‘left for dead’ across Hampshire in growing epidemic, says RSPCA


Dozens of people object to plans for 264 flats in Waterlooville town centre – because it has only 18 parking spaces

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This is what Alex Thomson Racing could look like in Haslar Marina, if planning permission is given. Picture: HGP / Dean and Reddyhoff

£5m plan will turn Gosport’s Haslar Marina into ‘world-class’ centre of sailing


REVEALED: The 25 worst crime hotspots in Portsmouth

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A smoke bomb lands on the pitch next to Charlton keeper Ban Amos Picture: Joe Pepler

Pompey braced for FA investigation

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Derry City winger Ronan Curtis. Picture: Lorcan Doherty/

The Insider: Pompey target has potential to play in Championship

Pompey left-back Brandon Haunstrup Picture: Joe Pepler

Haunstrup: I want to be part of Pompey’s journey

Derry City winger Ronan Curtis  Picture: Lorcan Doherty /

Winger on Jackett’s radar as he outlines Pompey recruitment plans

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Shiels: Pompey target should find a new agent

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Defender setback – but Pompey boss sees positives

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Thompson: Pompey need to learn lessons from the season

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On this day in pictures: Pompey’s ambitious stadium plans

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Pompey boss Kenny Jackett

Realist Jackett pragmatic about Pompey fate

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From patrolling the streets of Northern Ireland to steering the Hawks to potential new heights

Fiona is asked for advice from a grief-stricken widow

DEAR FIONA: Will I ever get over the pain of my husband’s death?

Andy Elmes on stage with the church band.''Picture Credit: Keith Woodland

REAL LIFE: I found God after solvent abuse overdose

Don't worry children, it won't hurt a bit...

CLIVE SMITH: Third World War fears from the internet generation

20th Century Boy is at The Kings Theatre, Southsea this week. George Maguire plays Marc Bolan.

REVIEW: 20th Century Boy at The Kings Theatre, Southsea

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GOING OUT: Six great things to do in the next 48 hours, April 24 and 25

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Nerina Pallot. Picture by Tommy Reynolds

Nerina Pallot stays lucky as she focuses on album number six

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Babs Grove celebrating her 100th birthday with daughter Vivien. Picture: Murray Saunders

100TH BIRTHDAY: Babs has always shown determination in the face of adversity

HMS Porpoise in Portsmouth Harbour... or the River Itchen, Southampton, as suggested by one reader?

NOSTALGIA: Portsmouth or Southampton – new theory on sub photo

HM Submarine  P556  is berthed at (as it was then ) Fort Blockhouse. Wrens are pushing the torpedo. (Mike Nolan coll.)

NOSTALGIA: Wrens show the boys how to do it

A little fuzzy perhaps but here we see Portsdown Hill Road where it meets London Road. The George pub would be on the right behind the soldiers. 'Picture: Barry Cox Collection

NOSTALGIA: PoWs forced to cut height of Portsdown Hill

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