Capital Reports – South Coast

26 February 2017, 06:43

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Sunday 26th February 2017


Huge Day For Saints Fans

The big day's arrived for Southampton fans as they head to Wembley for the EFL Cup final.

The game, against Manchester United, is a chance to add to the club's only major trophy - the 1976 FA Cup.

EFL Cup Wembley

21 Crew Rescued From Car Carrier On Fire After Leaving Southampton

The crew on board a car carrier which caught fire in the English Channel on Friday are now safe and well, while checks on car carrier are carried out.

It's after being rescued by Coastguards.

It was on it's way to Baltimore from Southampton but is now at Southampton Port for the weekend for a check up.

car carrier southampton rescue

Hampshire Makes Top 20 List Of Needing Up To 10 Times Wages To Buy Home

Big rises in property prices and much smaller ones in wages mean, on average, it costs people in Hampshire around 10 times their yearly wages to buy a home.

Latest research has found house prices have gone up around Winchester and Southampton.


Hollywood A Listers Due On Red Carpet At 89th Oscars

La La Land leads the nominations ahead of tonight's Oscars, with 14.

If the musical wins 12 prizes, it'll become the biggest winner at the Academy Awards of all time.

Batman versus Superman: Dawn of Justice picked up four prizes at this weekend's Razzies - honouring the worst films of the last year.

Oscar statues
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