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  1. Hour-long delays on M27 at Southampton
  2. Long delays after A34 lorry fire
  3. Sport: Pompey victory and Reading injury news
  4. Weather: Dry and bright with sunny spells

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Good evening

    That's it for BBC South Live for today.

    The service will resume at 08:00 on Thursday when we will be bringing you the latest news, travel, weather and sport from across Berkshire, Dorset, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight and Oxfordshire.

    You can get in touch anytime with your pictures and news on our Hampshire, Dorset, Berkshire and Oxford Facebook pages or by using Twitter @BBC_Hampshire, @BBCDorset, @BBCBerkshire and @BBCOxford.

  2. E-fit issued after burglary


    Police have issued an e-fit following a burglary in Windsor, which they believe could be linked with vehicle thefts in the area.

    Two men gained entry to a property in College Crescent on Friday afternoon but fled after being disturbed by the occupants.

    Thames Valley Police said four people were involved and left in a "sporty-looking" dark grey Ford Focus.

    Det Sgt Alexandra Horne said police believed it was part of a series of burglaries where vehicles had been stolen from properties in Wraysbury and Windsor.

  3. Slough man dies in Dorney crash

    A 50-year-old Slough man was the victim of Sunday night's car crash in Dorney, police have revealed.

    The driver was pronounced dead at the scene in Village Road, close to the junction with Court Lane.

    Police said his Vauxhall Tigra left the road and hit a tree at about 23:00 BST.

    Village Road, Dorney
  4. Landowner admits failing to remove waste

    A Dorset landowner has pleaded guilty to three breaches of enforcement notices over waste dumped at Okeford Fitzpaine.

    Joseph Clancy, 77, of Hazel Farm, used land to store vehicles, lorry and car bodies, a mobile home, waste items, machinery, trailers, tractors and building materials, North Dorset District Council said.

    Bournemouth Crown Court adjourned sentencing until April.

    dumped items at Okeford Fitzpaine
  5. Soldier's fundraising challenge

    A soldier from Abingdon has embarked on a challenge to raise awareness and funds for a suicide prevention charity.

    Brandon Luff, 25, of the 2nd Battalion the Rifle Regiment in Iraq is hiking 10 miles a day carrying combat fighting gear weighing 15kg for 25 consecutive days while still carrying out his normal duties.

    Brandon, who recently lost a friend who took his own life, is raising money for PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide.

  6. BreakingCyclist killed in 'hit-and-run' named

    A cyclist who died in an alleged hit-and-run incident in Bournemouth has been named by police as 30-year-old Christopher Gibbs from Poole.

    He was struck on the southbound carriageway of the A338 Spur Road at about 22:40 BST last night and died at the scene.

    Christopher Gibbs

    A white Mercedes van - later found in the Nursling area of Southampton - was reported to have hit the cyclist and failed to stop, police said.

    A 57-year-old Southampton man has been arrested on suspicion of driving offences and a 57-year-old woman has been been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

  7. Army sergeant in 'parachute bid to kill wife'

    Netheravon airfield

    An Army sergeant from Aldershot tried to kill his wife by removing parts of her parachute, causing her to spin thousands of feet to the ground, a court has heard.

    Emile Cilliers of the Royal Army Physical Training Corps faces two charges of attempting to murder his former wife, Victoria, who suffered multiple injuries in the incident at Netharavon Airfield in 2015.

    Mr Cilliers, 37, is also accused of damaging a gas valve at their home a few days earlier.

    He denies attempted murder and reckless endangerment of life. The case at Winchester Crown Court continues.

  8. Arrests over cyclist 'hit-and-run' crash

    A man and woman have been arrested following the death of a cyclist.

    The 30-year-old man from Poole was struck on the southbound carriageway of the A338 Spur Road in Bournemouth, at about 22:40 BST on Tuesday.

    He died at the scene.

    A white Mercedes van - later found in the Nursling area of Southampton - was reported to have hit the cyclist and failed to stop, police said.

    Police said the pair, both from Southampton, are currently assisting officers with enquiries.

  9. Banbury men 'died from multiple stab wounds'

    Murder detectives say two men found dead in a property in Banbury on Sunday evening died from multiple stab wounds.

    The victims have been named as Adrian Fannon, 39, and Mark Pawley, 25, who were both from the Banbury area.

    Newland Road

    The men's bodies were found at an address in Newland Road at around 18:45 BST.

    A 52-year-old Banbury man who was arrested on suspicion of murder remains in police custody.

  10. Plans to reshape post-war Oxford go on display

    Oxford plans

    Post-war plans to reshape Oxford city centre have gone on display at the Bodleian Libraries.

    Thomas Sharp's blueprint for the city was prepared in 1946 and included radical transport changes, including a road across Christ Church Meadow to take traffic away from the High Street

    The plans are just one item from a collection of 15,000 plans in the City Engineer's Strongroom at Oxford Town Hall, covering development from about 1820 to 1974.

  11. The Raising of the Mary Rose

    BBC World Service

    King Henry VIII's favourite warship sank during a naval battle over 400 years ago.

    The wreck and its contents were preserved in silt for centuries and finally raised to the surface in October 1982.

    Susan Hulme has spoken to Christopher Dobbs, one of the archaeologists who helped excavate the Mary Rose while the ship lay on the sea bed, and who is still uncovering its secrets today.

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  12. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M40 Oxfordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Oxfordshire southbound severe disruption, at J9 for A34.

    M40 Oxfordshire - M40 lane closed on exit slip road and queuing traffic southbound at J9, A34 (Bicester), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  13. Best place to find a job?

    Southampton, Winchester, Reading and Winchester rank among the top 10 places in England to find a job, according to a new study.

    Cambridge is at the top of the list with just 0.04 jobseekers per vacancy.

    Jobs site Adzuna says there are 0.12 jobseekers per vacancy in Southampton, 0.13 in Winchester and Reading and 0.14 in Oxford.

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    Severe disruption: M27 Hampshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M27 Hampshire eastbound severe disruption, between J7 for A334 and J8 for A3024 Bursledon.

    M27 Hampshire - Two lanes closed and slow traffic on M27 eastbound between J7, A334 (Hedge End) and J8, A3024 (Bursledon), because of furniture on the road.

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

  15. Boy begins latest leg of fundraising journey

    Eleven-year-old Andrew Impey has set off on his 133-mile cycle ride to raise money for the firefighters charity.

    Andrew, who is autistic, aims to visit every fire station in the UK, Ireland and Crown Dependencies while raising awareness of his condition.

    On the latest leg of his journey, he is visiting 29 fire stations between Portsmouth and London.

    View more on twitter
  16. Central library to reopen in revamped home

    Oxford Central Library

    Oxford's central library is due to move back into its permanent home, opening its doors on 18 December.

    The temporary base at Oxford Castle will close on 17 November as staff prepare to launch the new facility, which forms part of the regenerated Westgate Centre.

    The move means the city will be without a central library for four weeks while stock is transferred but Summertown, Headington, Cowley, Blackbird Leys and Old Marston libraries will continue to operate as normal.

    The new library will have longer opening hours - from 09:00 to 20:00 Monday to Saturday, with Sunday opening in 2018.

  17. Man in critical condition after attack

    A man is in a critical condition after being attacked in Reading in the early hours of Monday.

    The 49-year-old suffered serious head injuries in the assault near John Balliol Court between 02:00 and 04:00

    Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to the assault, which happened at the junction of Denmark Road and London Road.

  18. Arne Moors wetland plans aim to protect birds

    Plans to transform wetland in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in bid to protect birds and habitats from being lost have been unveiled.


    The Environment Agency wants to alter 150 hectares (370 acres) at Arne Moors in Poole Harbour, Dorset, to allow more salt water into the area.

    Inter-tidal habitats, including salt marshes, are being lost due to rising sea levels, the agency said.

    Part of the work includes building a tidal embankment.