Capital Reports – South Coast

8 December 2016, 06:34

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Thursday 8th December 2016


Junk Food Ads To Be Banned Online

Ads for junk food are going to be banned from things like apps, YouTube and Facebook.

New rules - which already apply for TV - are being extended to websites and social media aimed at under 16s, from July.


Boy And Woman Seriously Injured In Shawford Crash

A five-year-old boy and a woman in her 50s have been taken to hospital with life threatening injuries - after a crash near Winchester.

Police say two vehicles collided on Otterbourne Road in Shawford yesterday evening.


Police Officers 'Sexually Exploiting Vulnerable Victims'

Hundreds of police officers have been accused of abusing their power to sexually exploit people - including vulnerable victims.

An official report's found 400 claims in the last two years.


£85m West Quay Watermark Opens In Southampton

After ten years of planning and building, a new £85 million leisure complex opens in Southampton later.

The first of 20 restaurants are opening at West Quay Watermark along with a public plaza for events.

A bowling alley follows next week and a ten-screen cinema in the New Year.


Option To Turn Off Instagram Comments 

You'll soon be able to turn off comments on your Instagram posts.

It's being changed to help stop people having nasty remarks put under their photos.

The settings can be changed in a few weeks time.


Giraffes 'Pushed Towards Extinction'

Experts say giraffes are being pushed towards extinction - blaming illegal hunting and a loss of habitat.

Numbers have dropped 40% over the past 30 years.


Decisive Europa Game For Saints

Southampton are preparing for a massive game this evening - one which decides whether they make the Europa League knockout stages.

They need to win or draw nil-nil at home to Israeli team Hapoel Be'er Sheva tonight - in their final group game.


Depp 'Most Overpaid Actor'

For the second year running Johnny Depp's been named Hollywood's most overpaid actor.

After THREE of his latest films flopped at the Box Office - Forbes say he brought in the least money for every dollar he was paid.

Will Smith and Channing Tatum came next.

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