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Stricken Russian ship towed to safety

A Russian cargo ship which was leaning to one side after getting into difficulties just outside Portsmouth Habrbour has been towed to safety.

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Two face court over raid on Tesco shop

Two face court over raid on Tesco shop

TWO Portsmouth men have appeared in court after a Christmas Day shop raid in West Sussex.

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Carol Dilley in Catherington

Better late than never! Snow makes welcome visit to area

It wasn’t a white Christmas but – belatedly – snow made an appearance.

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A Burgess Marine engineer in action

106 jobs lost as marine firm goes into administration

MARINE company Burgess Marine Ltd has gone into administration with jobs being lost in Portsmouth and Portchester.

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Meeting set to talk about Gilkicker plans

PEOPLE can quiz a senior council official about development proposals for Fort Gilkicker in Gosport.

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Argos recalls chairs over safety fears

Argos recalls chairs over safety fears

Argos has recalled a range of chairs, which could unexpectedly break when sat upon.

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FESTIVE The student group

Student carols to patients

STUDENTS from the University of Portsmouth have been spreading festive cheer by singing in two of the city’s hospital wards.

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Veteran John Jenkins  lays a wreath with local mayor Alain Scribe, far right, at Pioneers Street,  Asnelles, close to where he landed in 1944

D-Day veteran John hailed a hero on his return to Normandy

D-DAY veteran John Jenkins was given a hero’s welcome when he went back to the village he landed at in Normandy for the first time since 1944.

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90s stars join up for triple bill

90s stars join up for triple bill

ROCK fans of a certain vintage should make a date in their diaries for a show at the Guildhall in Portsmouth.

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REVEALED: What inmates in our prisons will be tucking into on Christmas Day

REVEALED: What inmates in our prisons will be tucking into on Christmas Day

Prison bosses have revealed the menu inmates in English prisons can expect this Christmas.

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Portsmouth Music Academy members at a previous concert for Stella's Voice

Head to the pub for fundraising sing-along

UKULELE fans should head to the Spice Island pub tonight for a festive fundraiser.

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Peter Kay has cancelled his forthcoming tour

Comic Peter Kay cancels tour - here’s how to get a refund...

Peter Kay’s first live stand-up tour in eight years has been cancelled due to ‘unforeseen family circumstances’, the comedian has said.

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Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it’s especially tough if you’re relying on benefits.

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Fancy getting married on TV?

Fancy getting married on TV?

Don’t Tell The Bride is looking for couples to take part in the E4 series.

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Left to right - Michael DiBella - Dave Finch and Aaron Park

Chef Michael makes it to final of competition

CHEF Michael di Bella is on the shortlist to be named Parliamentary Pub Chef of the Year.

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Live in Portsmouth? Find out how much your house went up in value this year

Live in Portsmouth? Find out how much your house went up in value this year

HOUSE prices in Portsmouth rose by an average of 8.2 per cent this year, according to new figures.

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Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew) and Han Solo (Harrison Ford) Film Frame

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Like Star Wars? You’ve probably watch it for 63 hours (and like Han Solo best...)

New research has revealed that the typical Star Wars fan has seen as many as 3,828 minutes of the film series and agree Han Solo is the winning favourite character.

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Here’s how to avoid falling victim to fraud this Christmas

Here’s how to avoid falling victim to fraud this Christmas

It’s a fact that, for most of us, a Merry Christmas will involve a bit of expense. All that festive cheer and those family gatherings won’t pay for themselves, which is why so many people in the UK turn to their flexible friend.

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Top, from left, Susanne Green, Stephen Maish, Michael Perry. Bottom, from left, Michael Myatt, Daniel Weidner and Arthur Lee

REGIONAL: Hampshire man part of gang jailed for £2.4m VAT fraud

MEMBERS of a gang that carried out a ‘highly sophisticated’ £2.4 million VAT fraud have been jailed for a total of more than 24 years.

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It’s going to be cold tomorrow and it might even snow (somewhere in Hampshire!)

WARNINGS have been given for icy roads ahead of a freezing night tonight.

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