Travel: Enjoy a hotel stay steeped in 400 years of history at Elphinstone

Just off the foot of the High Street, at the bottom of an assuming road leading to the town park, a surprise lies in store for the curious visitor with an interest in Scottish history.

The Portsbridge Roundabout / A3 at Hilsea, toward Cosham. Picture: Google Street View

Motorcyclist injured in Portsmouth crash

PARAMEDICS are treating a motorcyclist after an incident on the A3.

Vehicle flips in three-car crash in Havant

Vehicle flips in three-car crash in Havant

One person has been hospitalised after a three-car collision in Havant.

Your morning weather and travel bulletin

TRAVEL AND WEATHER: Light clouds and breeze roll into Portsmouth

IT IS a murky start to the day, with light cloud expected to roll into Portsmouth.

M27. Picture: Malcolm Wells

One lane closed on M27 after crash

One lane has been closed on the M27 this morning after a crash.

Picture: Malcolm Wells

Crash on A27 causing delays

AN INCIDENT on the A27 is creating traffic delays for commuters this morning.

Picture: Carey Tompsett/PA Wire

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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WATCH: Why King Charles I caught a Wightlink ferry across the Solent this morning

AN AVID impersonator captured ferrygoers’ hearts and attention as he embarked on a journey through time.

Emergency services on the scene

REGIONAL: Teenager and elderly man dead after a train collided with their car

A 15-year-old boy and 72-year-old man have died after a train struck their car at a level crossing this morning.

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The lorry on the M27. Picture: Hants Roads Policing/Twitter

PICTURED: Lorry crashes into roadside barrier on M27 near Portsmouth

One lane is blocked on the M27 near Portsmouth this afternoon after a HGV crashed into a barrier.


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.

Table Mountain and colourful houses.

Travel: An enthralling African adventure that will live long in the memory

The first film I saw in cinemascope as a young boy was called Shaka.

Here's today's travel and weather news this morning

TRAVEL AND WEATHER: Rain set to dampen Valentine’s Day in Portsmouth

AFTER a dry start, thickening cloud is set to roll in across the Portsmouth area – bringing with it breezy weather and light rain.

The bus caught fire yesterday morning

Bus catches fire in Portsmouth

FIREFIGHTERS were called out after a bus caught fire in Hilsea yesterday morning.

LETTER OF THE DAY: Book a sunbed online? You’re having a laugh!

LETTER OF THE DAY: Book a sunbed online? You’re having a laugh!

Is this for real? Book online and pay for your sunbed (Sunbed app creator sets a business trend, Feb 12)?

The Beachlands Car Park on Hayling Island

Council to consider introducing off-peak fees at popular Beachlands car parks

DRIVERS could soon face winter charges at eight popular seafront car parks.

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Could double-yellow lines be painted on your road?

New double-yellow lines to be painted in Portsmouth - will they be on your street?

New double-yellow lines will be painted in Portsmouth as part of a series of changes to parking, the city council has announced.

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WATCH: Portsmouth navy divers to dispose of Second World War bomb in London today

AN UNEXPLODED bomb found at London City Airport will be dealt with by Royal Navy divers from Portsmouth this morning.

Picture: Malcolm Garbutt

Motorcyclist hospitalised with serious leg injuries after van crash

A MOTORCYCLIST was taken to hospital after he crashed into a parked van.

Ruins of the Greek temple in the ancient city of Segesta, Sicily, Italy

TRAVEL: A whistle-stop luxury tour of ancient Europe

Lounging on a deckchair looking out across the glistening Mediterranean, I lazily reach over to pick up my gin and tonic as we make our way from Sicily to southern Spain. 
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