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Summary

  1. Updates from Wednesday 21 June
  2. Prince Philip admitted to hospital after attending Ascot
  3. South West Trains running at reduced speed
  4. Southampton school closure after break-in
  5. Oxford United head coach joins Leicester
  6. Ex-Reading councillor jailed for child abuse images
  7. Today is the longest day

Live Reporting

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  2. Lancashire v Hampshire County Championship latest

    Lancashire 593 v Hampshire 395 & 26-4

    BBC Sport

    After the brief glimmer of hope in the form of Ryan McLaren's wicket, Hampshire are once again chasing leather at Old Trafford.

    James Anderson is on fire at Old Trafford. The seamer nips one onto the pad of the Hampshire skipper and up goes the finger.

    The England legend has 3-5 off six overs!

    For the latest click here.

  3. Video content

    Video caption: Seven honorary degrees awarded by Oxford University

    Seven honorary degrees awarded by Oxford University

  4. A scorcher - and a record breaker

    Alexis Green

    BBC South weather presenter

    · It's officially the hottest Summer Solstice on record!

    · Warmest June day since 1976. (34.4C at Heathrow)

    · It was the warmest day of the year so far

    The top temperatures across the South are:

    • Heathrow 34.4C
    • Charlwood 33C
    • Benson 32C
    • Reading 32C
    • Farnborough 32C
    • Middle Wallop 32C
    • Otterbourne 31C
    • Oxford 30C
  5. Warning after woman rescued from river in Witney

    Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service has warned of the dangers of jumping into rivers after crews rescued a woman from the water in Witney.

    P L Chadwick

    She got into trouble yesterday evening in the River Windrush near the leisure centre.

    Firefighters say she was lucky not to come to any serious harm.

  6. Video content

    Video caption: Teen with cerebral palsy gets new garden

    Teen with cerebral palsy gets new garden

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    Severe accident: A40 Oxfordshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A40 Oxfordshire both ways severe accident, near B4425.

    A40 Oxfordshire - A40 in Little Barrington blocked and very slow traffic in both directions near the B4425 junction, because of an accident involving a car and lorry.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  8. Repairs under way to burst Totton watermain

    Repairs are being carried out to a burst watermain in Totton which has left 140 homes in Totton without water.

    Totton burst watermain

    The busted piped was discovered by residents living on Jacobs Gutter Lane this morning. .

    Southern Water said it doesn't know when the pipe will be fixed due to its close proximity to gas and electric cables.

    The firm has delivered bottled water to residents and the local Hounsdown School, which has since closed because of the problems.

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    Severe disruption: M25 Hertfordshire anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Hertfordshire anti-clockwise severe disruption, between J17 for A412 and J16 for M40.

    M25 Hertfordshire - One lane blocked and queuing traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J17, A412 (Maple Cross) and J16 M40, because of a broken down vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  10. M40 'noise reducing' barriers plan goes on show

    A £5 million plan to cut traffic noise for people living along an 11.5 mile (18.5km) section of the M40 in Buckinghamshire and South Oxfordshire has gone on show.

    M40, junction 3

    Highways England wants to install new noise reducing barriers at eight locations along the motorway between Loudwater at junction 3 and Stokenchurch at junction 5.

    The proposals available to view online, and a public event will be held on 30 June in High Wycombe.

    Construction is due to start in the autumn.

    The noise reduction barriers are set to be installed at the following locations:

    • Stokenchurch
    • Wheeler End/Lane End
    • Booker Cressex
    • Daws Lea
    • Flackwell Heath
    • Loudwater
    • Wooburn Moor (north and south)
  11. Football EFL fixture list published

    BBC Sport

    It's only six weeks to the start of the football season. The EFL fixture list has been published today.

    Championship play-off losers Reading kick off their campaign at QPR on 5 August.

    Portsmouth begin life in League One at home to Rochdale while Oxford Utd start with a trip to Oldham Athletic.

    Portsmouth promoted
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    Severe disruption: M4 Berkshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M4 Berkshire eastbound severe disruption, between J13 for A34 Chieveley and J12 for A4.

    M4 Berkshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M4 London-bound between J13, A34 (Chieveley) and J12, A4 (Theale), because of a broken down vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  13. Queen's hat change stumps punters

    Toby Wadey

    BBC South

    The Queen's quick outfit change has left many punters stumped and bookmakers smiling.

    Her Majesty wore blue at the State Opening of Parliament but by the time she arived at Royal Ascot, she had changed into yellow.

    William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams said his betting firm had taken just 13 bets on yellow.

    The Queen

    He added: "After seeing the Queen wear a blue hat for her speech in parliament, many punters expected her to remain in her clothing for Royal Ascot.

    "However, they were left disappointed when she was seen in her procession in a yellow hat, the second favourite in our betting."