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Summary

  1. Updates from Tuesday 15 August
  2. New Royal Navy aircraft carrier heads to Portsmouth
  3. Murder response 'delayed by sat-nav'
  4. Train derails outside London Waterloo

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. The '£5k commuter club': Who pays that sum to get to work?

    Kate Palmer

    Oxford street signs

    Rail fares are set to rise next year, meaning more of us are joining the so-called £5k commuter club - workers who pay that sum getting to and from work each year.

    Season tickets to London are already above £5,000 from places such as Milton Keynes (£5,028 to London) and Portsmouth and Southsea in Hampshire (£5,048).

    When fares increase in January 2018, London commuters in Oxford, Colchester in Essex and Hastings in East Sussex are also set to join the club.

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    Video caption: A woman from Reading is warning of the potential risks from breast implants
  3. Man denies Eastleigh stab death murder

    A man has denied murdering a 22-year-old who was stabbed to death.

    Alex Woods

    Alex Woods (pictured) was found with stab wounds on Scott Road in Eastleigh on 6 July.

    Andi Leigh Edwards, 36, of Scott Road, Eastleigh, pleaded not guilty to murder at Winchester Crown Court earlier.

    His trail has been set for 4 December at the same court. A 51-year-old woman, also arrested on suspicion of murder, has been released from custody while inquiries continue.

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    Video caption: The £3.1bn aircraft carrier is set to sail in to its home port
  5. Reading v Aston Villa: Match facts

    BBC Sport

    • Aston Villa have won 10 of their 12 league clashes with Reading (L2)
    • However, one of those wins for the Royals came last time out with Joseph Mendes scoring a brace in 3-1 victory, his first goals in English league football
    • Aston Villa have only kept three clean sheets in their past 20 away league matches, including conceding three in their last outing when they lost 3-0 to Cardiff City
    • Reading have lost just one league match at the Madejski Stadium in 2017 (0-1 to QPR in January) and lost only two in the Championship last season - the best return in the entire division
    • Liam Kelly has scored three goals in his past two appearances for Reading in all competitions, two more than he managed in his first 35 games for the Royals

    Read a full preview of tonight's match here.

  6. Two people hit by white van in Emsworth

    New Brighton Road

    Police are investigating after a 28-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man were hit by a van in Emsworth on Sunday.

    At about 17:00 BST a man driving a white Vauxhall Vivaro panel van was involved in an argument with the woman on New Brighton Road, police said.

    She was subsequently struck by the vehicle, causing a minor injury.

    As the van drove away it also hit a 28-year-old pedestrian close to the junction with Victoria Road.

    He was left with cuts, bruises, and a fractured finger, and attended hospital.

    A 24-year-old man from Emsworth was arrested on suspicion of two offences of attempted murder, but has now been released under investigation.

  7. HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives off the Isle of Wight coast

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    Video caption: The £3.1bn aircraft carrier is set to sail in to its home port
  8. Appeal after man found unconscious in Southampton

    A 34-year-old man was found lying on the pavement on Hill Lane, Southampton, with facial injuries on Sunday morning.

    He was discovered unconscious at 05:50 and remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition. No arrests have been made.

    Officers want to hear from anyone who lives on Hill Lane, near the junction of Alexandra Road, opposite Rollesbrook Gardens, who heard any disturbance between 05:00 and 06:00.

  9. In Pictures: HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives off the Isle of Wight

    HMS Queen Elizabeth, the Royal Navy's new £3.1bn aircraft carrier has arrived off the coast of the isle of Wight ahead of it sailing into its home port of Portsmouth in the morning.

    HMS Queen Elizabeth
    HMS Queen Elizabeth
    HMS Queen Elizabeth
    HMS Queen Elizabeth
  10. Hospital changes A&E patient assessments

    Royal Berkshire Hospital

    The Royal Berkshire Hospital is changing the way it handles A& E patients in a bid to improve efficiency.

    People arriving at the Reading unit, which deals with 100,000 patients a year, will now be assessed by doctors as soon as they arrive.

    Reading East MP Matt Rodda told BBC Radio Berkshire the GP streaming initiative was a good start to help staff cope.

    However, Richard Vautrey, chair of the British Medical Association's General Practitioners Committee, said the scheme may attract more people into already overstretched A&E departments.

  11. Everything you need to know about HMS Queen Elizabeth

    HMS Queen Elizabeth has arrived in the Solent. Here's everything you need to know about the Royal Navy's new £3bn aircraft carrier.

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    Video caption: The UK's new £3bn aircraft carrier will arrive in Portsmouth on Wednesday