Morris dancing Day of Dance in Southsea – picture gallery

HUNDREDS of Morris dancers visited Portsmouth over the weekend in a spectacular display of the ancient tradition.

Poundworld stores in Portsmouth and Havant to close next week

Administrators to collapsed discount retailer Poundworld have announced the closure of a further 80 stores – including ones in Portsmouth and Havant - in an organised wind down.

WORLD CUP LIVE: Excitement builds in Portsmouth ahead of England’s semi-final 

It’s coming home, isn’t it? Thousands of people across Portsmouth are getting excited ahead of England’s first World Cup semi-final in 28 years.

Race For Life Pretty Muddy: Can you spot yourself in our picture gallery?

Hundreds of families wore smiles on Saturday as they took on a series of mucky hurdles in the Race For Life Pretty Muddy.

Boris Johnson has resigned as foreign secretary

A Downing Street spokesman said: ‘This afternoon, the Prime Minister accepted the resignation of Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary. ‘His replacement will be announced shortly. The Prime Minister thanks Boris for his work.’

Race For Life 2018: Can you spot yourself in our bumper picture gallery?

Thousands of inspirational women took on the annual Race for Life event in Southsea yesterday to help combat cancer.


9 things you might not know about the Solent forts

As the home of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth has one of the most intriguing histories of British cities. The defence of the area has long been seen as key to the country – as the Victorian forts dotted around the city show.

These are the possible sentences you could face if caught drink-driving

More drink-drivers in Portsmouth have been hit with bans this week as Hampshire police ramp up their summer crackdown on motorists under the influence.

Blaze at Portsmouth tower blocks is being treated as arson, police say

Police have said they are treating a fire at a Portsmouth tower block in the early hours of this morning as arson.

Portsmouth Seafood Festival - in pictures

Portsmouth Seafood Festival returned for a second year at the weekend, with thousands of people flocking to Gunwharf Quays to try some fresh fish.

Picture: Portsmouth Police/Twitter

‘Large number’ of cannabis plants found at Portsmouth address

A man has been arrested after police officers found a ‘large number’ of cannabis plants at an address in Portsmouth.

Peter Crouch has been spotted at the Isle of Wight Festival

Peter Crouch spotted in mosh pit during Kasabian’s Isle of Wight Festival show

At 6ft 7ins, Peter Crouch is hardly difficult to miss in large crowds.


Isle of Wight Festival 2018: Best photos from Friday

Kasabian, Nile Rodgers and Rita Ora were among the acts who thrilled fans on the second day of this year’s Isle of Wight Festival.

Man wanted for attempted murder who went missing after QA Hospital appointment has been found

Man wanted for attempted murder who went missing after QA Hospital appointment has been found

A man wanted for attempted murder who went missing from a secure unit has been found, police have said.


Cyclist suffers ‘potentially life-threatening’ head injuries in collision with bus in Portsmouth

A cyclist has been taken to hospital with ‘potentially life-threatening’ head injuries after a collision with a bus in Portsmouth.


WATCH: HMS Queen Elizabeth sails back into Portsmouth Harbour

HMS Queen Elizabeth arrived back into Portsmouth this morning after her latest set of work-ups and trials.


HMS Queen Elizabeth to sail back into Portsmouth this morning

HMS Queen Elizabeth will be sailing back into Portsmouth this morning.


POMPEY NEWS LIVE: Friday’s latest news from Fratton Park and around League One

Welcome to Friday’s Pompey news and League One blog.

The suspect ran off via White Swan Road. Picture: Google Maps

Attempted rape victim pulled to ground in Portsmouth city centre attack

The victim of an alleged attempted rape was pulled to the ground in an early hours attack, police have said.


HMS Queen Elizabeth: Warship succesfully refuels at sea for first time as part of sea trials

HMS Queen Elizabeth has successfully refuelled ‘on the go’ for the first time during its latest sea trials.

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