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Disney fans rejoice! Primark has launched an Alice in Wonderland collection

Good news for Disney fans: Primark has launched a new Alice in Wonderland inspired accessory collection featuring everything from potion bottles to the White Rabbit.

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An example of magnetic putty was tested for seven times the legal limit for arsenic.

NATIONAL: Warning over Amazon toy as young girl ends up in hospital with arsenic poisoning

A mother has issued a warning on social media about the dangers of a new kid’s toy after her daughter was rushed to hospital with alleged arsenic poisoning.

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REVEALED: The 15 cheapest roads in Portsmouth to buy a property right now

Here are the 15 cheapest roads in Portsmouth to buy a property, based on sale prices over the last 12 months.

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UPDATE: Portsmouth-London train line reopened after ‘significant damage’ to railway

A train line between Portsmouth and London has been reopened after part of the railway in the London direction was damaged.

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Ian Luckett with Steven Small

Winning driver cannot believe his Lucketts

A LUCKETTS employee is celebrating after being named Driver of the Month at a prestigious award ceremony.

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Boom for sector in south east

NEW employment figures have revealed that the south east has benefited from 317,000 new jobs in the IT and Business Services sector.

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LISTED: 25 things anyone who lives in Portsmouth should do at least once

Rich with history and culture there’s enough to do in Portsmouth to last you a lifetime.

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Shopping centre teams up with Portsmouth schools in Dragons Den project

PUPILS from three schools have been challenged to design, develop and launch a tourism gift package.

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Cllr. Roy Perry, chairman of Hampshire County Council

‘Hampshire needs to unite’ to achieve super council bid, says county leader

SPLINTER groups need to be united if Hampshire stands any chance of creating a new super council – unlocking a potential £1bn of future government cash for the area, a top councillor has said.

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Guest speakers at the conference will include Mikey Demus from the band Skindred

Going underground as free music conference at Portsmouth Guildhall aims to help new acts

ACTS trying to find their way in today’s fast-evolving music business can attend a free conference aiming to give them a helping hand.

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Boss of Portsmouth aerspace firm blasts take-over bid

BOSSES behind an aerospace firm based in Copnor have rubbished a takeover bid of the company.

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Portsmouth North MP and International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt

‘Oxfam’s next actions will be critical’ says MP

DISGRACED charity Oxfam has agreed to temporarily withdraw from bidding for any new UK government funding according to a statement from Penny Mordaunt MP.

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Andr� Guedeney, Owner of Andr�s Food Bar

Why Portsmouth’s businesses are saying goodbye to plastic straws

The News today launches a campaign to encourage people to put down plastic and find environmentally-friendly alternatives for the benefit of our oceans, our waste, and most importantly our future.

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Shhhh.... there’s a secret sale coming at Gunwharf Quays

Shhhh.... there’s a secret sale coming at Gunwharf Quays

LOOKING to reinvent your summer wardrobe? Need to stay on a budget?

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‘Exporters confident’ says report

LLOYDS Bank’s latest exporting Business in Britain report has revealed that exporters in the South East are optimistic.

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Polymedia director of client services Graeme Patfield and managing director Jo Kedward

Moving video bags PR firm a big nomination

A PR firm has been shortlisted for a national award after one of its emotional campaigns reached over 900 million people online.

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Resident Martin Foster is among those complaining about the maintenance of the lift at Ark Royal House, Blanchard Avenue, Gosport      Picture: Chris Moorhouse

‘No end in sight’ for residents as tower block lift nightmare continues

FRUSTRATIONS over a lift that has been broken since October last year are reaching new heights.

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A computer graphic showing a typical converter station from the air. Picture: Siemens

Pressure group hits out at ‘misleading’ plans for £1.2bn cross Channel power link

VILLAGE campaigners have slammed public exhibitions setting out plans for a cross-Channel power link.

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Tesco has admitted it took up to three months to process card payments.

Tesco apologises after card payments are taken months after people have shopped

Tesco has apologised to customers after it took up to three months to process hundreds of credit and debit card payments, potentially causing some shoppers to go beyond their overdraft limits.

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UPDATE: Major road and car park reopened after ‘concern for person’s welfare’

A BUSY road and a multi-storey car park have been reopened following an emergency incident this morning.

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