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29 July 2014 Last updated at 06:07

Plan for shared police and fire HQFire service's Leigh Road base in Eastleigh

A firefighters' union expresses concern about services being "watered down" if facilities in Hampshire are shared with police.

Bee-eater with a dragon fly at Wydcombe, Isle of WightRarely seen birds breeding on island

A pair of bee-eater birds, native to southern Europe, are discovered breeding on the Isle of Wight.

Calum ChambersArsenal sign £16m teenager Chambers

Arsenal complete the signing of teenage Southampton defender Calum Chambers for a fee understood to be about £16m. BBC Sport

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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