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30 August 2014 Last updated at 15:53

Cheating councillor 'owes taxpayer'Councillor Lesley Hayward

A councillor has "absolutely no excuse" not to pay £5,000 back to a council before being sentenced for benefit fraud, a judge says.

PlugWater bills plugged by regulator

Thames Water is among the companies told to rethink plans on household water bills in England and Wales.

Viaduct reopens after repair works

The Loddon Viaduct on the A3290 reopens ahead of schedule after maintenance work took place over the school holidays.

Peter Henley Article written by Peter Henley Peter Henley Political editor, South of England

Is Minister for Portsmouth a job for life?

Matt Hancock has been appointed the new Minister for Portsmouth - but how long will the job last?

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