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Summary

  1. Updates on Friday 28 October
  2. Weather dry with variable cloud
  3. Solent devolution bid application sent to government
  4. Environmentalists concern over revived plans to build a port at Dibden Bay

Live Reporting

By Marcus White

All times stated are UK

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  1. Have a great weekend!

    That's all for today. We'll be back at 08:00 on Monday. Don't forget to out your clocks back this weekend!

  2. Contractors 'abused' by drivers taken off duty

    Contractors operating manual Stop/Go boards were "abused" by drivers while overseeing roadworks on the Isle of Wight. 

    Island Roads, the company overseeing the project to make a BT manhole cover safe again, have said contractors were the subject of abuse. 

    A spokesperson said the company served a notice to BT yesterday and temporary traffic control was needed in Cowes Road and Newport Road. 

    The notice required action within fours hours but work is yet to be completed and Island Roads had contractors manning the area with manual traffic signals. 

  3. Southampton v Chelsea

    Southampton manager Claude Puel

    Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Premier League game between Southampton and Chelsea.

    Southampton 0-2 Chelsea

    Diego Costa

    Chelsea keep pace with the leading pack in the Premier League as they move into fourth place with an impressive win at Southampton.

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  4. Video: Exploring Southampton's forgotten air raid shelter

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    Video caption: A look around the ancient vaults that saved the city in 1940.
  5. Southampton councillor joins Clinton campaign in America

    Southampton councillor Satvir Kaur is preparing to travel to America to join the presidential election campaign.

    The Southampton City councillor and community cabinet member will be joining the Hillary Clinton campaign in the USA with a team of British representatives based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

    Miss Kaur is taking the trip to the US in her own time to help Democrat Mrs Clinton win the race against Republican Donald Trump. 

    With just 11 days left until the result, Miss Kaur plans to spend over two weeks in America helping in any way she can with the campaign and has been telling Louisa Hannan all about it on Radio Solent.

    Satvir Kaur
    Quote Message: I can be there explaining this is so much bigger than Americans and America but the result will affect the rest of the world. I’m absolutely terrified by the very prospect of Donald Trump coming in, I think it’s an absolute mistake that he’s already had a platform to project all this hate. It will be a really great learning curve, I want to know that I played my part and I want to help America get its first female president." from Satvir Kaur Southampton City Councillor
    Satvir KaurSouthampton City Councillor
  6. Clown mask stabbing link probed

    Sedgley Close

    A street stabbing could be linked to an earlier altercation involving a girl wearing a clown mask, police say.

    Clown mask stabbing link probed

    Sedgley Close

    A street stabbing could be linked to an earlier altercation involving a girl wearing a clown mask, police say.

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  7. "He shouldn't have come out of the San Siro alive."

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    Video caption: Son recounts the moment his father suffered a cardiac arrest outside Inter Milan stadium.
  8. New Fovant badge unveiled

    A giant poppy has been officially unveiled on a hillside between Shaftesbury and Salisbury.

    The Flanders poppy is an addition to the Fovant badges, which commemorate regiments which fought in the First World War.

    Flanders poppy

    Nine badges remain visible on the chalk escarpment.

    The poppy is the first to be carved since 1970.

  9. Queen's visit holds memories for Mara

    The Queen's visit to Dorchester yesterday brought back special memories for one of those watching, Mara McGregor.

    As a former professional artist, the 89-year-old was commissioned to painted several portraits of the Royal family.

    Mara in Dorchester
    Mara and Queen Mother portrait

    Mara's carer at Steepleton Manor Care Home, Rachel Lewis, said: "She was so happy to see the Queen visiting Dorchester yesterday even though she did not get a chance to speak to her.

    "All of her portraits are amazing."

  10. Middlesbrough v Bournemouth

    Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe

    Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Middlesbrough and Bournemouth.

    Middlesbrough 2-0 Bournemouth

    Gaston Ramirez

    A brilliant solo goal from Gaston Ramirez helps Middlesbrough to a first win in eight Premier League games as they beat Bournemouth.

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  11. Appeal fails over Georgina Edmonds murder

    A man has been refused leave to appeal against his conviction for the murder of pensioner Georgina Edmonds.

    A court heard the 77-year-old was stabbed, tortured and beaten to death with a polling pin at her home in Brambridge, near Eastleigh, in 2008.

    Georgina Edmonds
    Matthew Hamlen

    Matthew Hamlen, 37, from Bishopstoke, was convicted of murder in February, four years after an initial trial found him not guilty.

    At the Appeal Court, Lord Justice Fulford dismissed Hamlen's argument that the second jury should not have been told about the first trial.

  12. BreakingHamlen refused leave to appeal murder conviction

    Emma Vardy

    Home Affairs Correspondent, BBC South Today

    Our Home Affairs correspondent, Emma Vardy, has been at the appeal court as Matthew Hamlen has tried to launch an appeal against his conviction for the murder of Georgina Edmonds in 2008.

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  13. BreakingUber drivers 'are staff and not self-employed'

    An Uber app being used on an iPhone

    Uber drivers in the UK have won an employment tribunal case which ruled they are workers rather than self-employed.

    The decision means drivers will be entitled to holiday pay, paid rest breaks and the National Minimum Wage.

    Uber operates services in Southampton and Portsmouth.

  14. Police issue Halloween warning after stabbing

    Police investigating a stabbing in Southsea yesterday evening have issued a warning about Halloween pranks.

    Earlier detectives said the "isolated incident" in Sedgley Close may have been linked to a reported altercation involving a child wearing a clown mask.

    Sedgley Close

    A 28-year-old man from Portsmouth has been released from hospital and four people have been arrested.

    Supt Will Schofield said: "We want people to enjoy Halloween celebrations, but what can seem like good fun to some people can be frightening to others."

  15. Horse-riders deliver speed petition

    Two Dorset residents on horseback have delivered a petition to lower the speed limit through their village.

    horse-riders at County Hall

    The current limit through Winterborne Houghton near Blandford is 60mph.

    Villagers, who have handed a petition to Dorset County Council, said there should be a 20mph or 30mph limit to protect horse-riders and pedestrians.

  16. Basingstoke comes to life in parade of the dead

    Look out for ghoulish goings-on in Basingstoke today.

    The town is hosting a return of Mexican-style 'Day of the Dead' celebrations, which traditionally honour local ancestors.

    The day includes a themed market and ends with a spectacular parade of skeletons and skulls.

    Day of the dead
  17. Hampshire's leader agrees to devolution talks

    The leader of Hampshire County Council, Roy Perry, has agreed to meet fellow leaders who are behind a devolution bid for the Solent area.

    The application by the Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton councils to set up a new authority to boost economic growth was sent to the government on Tuesday.

    Solent area

    Mr Perry said he had agreed to meet the three council leaders, after they invited Hampshire to join the bid.

    Hampshire's Cabinet will consider a report, including the results of a public survey, on 14 November.

  18. Stabbing suspect released on bail

    A woman who was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed in Bournemouth has been released on bail.

    The victim, aged in his 40s, was attacked at an address on Cromer Road on Tuesday night and remains in hospital.

    His injuries are serious but not thought to be life-threatening, Dorset Police said.

    A 29-year-old Bournemouth woman is on bail until the end of October, while the police investigation continues.