Capital Reports – South Coast

23 October 2017, 19:16

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Monday 23rd October


Woman Released After Girl Dies In Fordingbridge  

Police say a woman arrested on suspicion of murdering a 3-year-old girl in Fordingbridge last week has been released under investigation.

The 35-year-old suffered a medical episode in police custody and has been treated in hospital.

Officers were called to Whitsbury Road last Thursday evening.


PM Says Progress Made In Brexit Talks

The Prime Mininster says "important progress" has been in made in Brexit negotiations after her visit to Brussels last week.

Theresa May's told MPs she has a "degree of confidence" trade talks could begin at the end of the year - especially after her Brexit speech in Italy.

But Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused the Prime MInister of being stuck in a Brexit "Groundhog Day".


Sex Assault On Isle Of Wight

A woman's been indecently assaulted by a man who walked into her kitchen on the Isle of Wight.

He got in through an open door and confronted her by name in Freshwater on Friday afternoon - but police say she didn't know him.


Man Held After Bowling Alley Siege

A man arrested - after two staff members at a bowling alley were held hostage at gunpoint - is being questioned on suspicion o making threats to kill.

The retail park in Nuneaton in Warwickshire was on lock-down for four hours yesterday.

Nobody was hurt and police say it wasn't terror-related.


British Man Has Dubai Charges Dropped

A British man, sentenced to three months in jail in Dubai for touching a man's hip, has had the charges dropped.

Jamie Harron from Stirling has had his passport returned and is free to leave the country.

He said he touched the man to stop a drink being spilled.


New Advice Not To Ask For Antibiotics

We're being told not to ask for antibiotics if we end up at the doctors this winter.

Health officials in England say our bodies are becoming too resistant - and that's causing 5,000 deaths a year.


Footballer Jamie O'Hara Charged With Assault

Former Portsmouth player - and Celebrity Big Brother contestant - Jamie O'Hara has been charged with assault.

The 31-year-old, who now plays for Billericay Town, is accused of attacking a teenager after a match in Leatherhead in April.

He's due in court next month.


Body Found In Search For Southampton Student

Police searching for a missing Southampton student have found a body.

23-year-old Adam Lindley was last seen ten days ago.

His family have been told - and the death's not being considered suspicious.


New London Charge For Polluting Vehicles

The cost of driving into central London has doubled for the most polluting vehicles.

It's known as the T-Charge - any vehicles older than 2006 will cost an extra £10 on top of the congestion charge.

The idea is to improve the capital's air quality.


20,000 People Take On Great South Run

A woman, paralysed from the chest down, has thanked everyone who's helped her complete the Great South Run in Portsmouth.

Claire Lomas - who took almost 24 hours to walk the 10-mile course thanks to a bionic suit - was cheered over the finish line this morning.

20,000 people took part in the event.

(Pic: @Great_Run)

JT To Play Super Bowl Show

It's been confirmed Justin Timberlake's going to perform at the next Super Bowl, in February.

It'll be his third time, after performing with N-Sync back in 2001 - then with Janet Jackson when she had that famous 'wardrobe malfunction'.


Taylor Teases New Video

Taylor Swift fans have joked they weren't 'ready for it' when she shared a snippet of her new video for Ready For It - appearing to be nearly fully naked.

She's posted three short clips on Instagram

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