Capital Reports – South Coast

25 September 2017, 19:05

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Monday 25th September


Southampton Rape Investigation

A rape investigation's started in Southampton after a woman told detectives she was attacked by a man following a night out at a club.

The 19-year-old said it happened in the Bevois Valley area after she left Jesters, early on Sunday - the suspect was caught on CCTV at the club.

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Oxford Uni Student Avoids Jail Over Stabbing

An Oxford University student who drunkenly stabbed her boyfriend in the leg with a breadknife has avoided being sent to jail.

24 year old Lavinia Woodward's been given a ten month suspended sentence.

She had been due to be sentenced earlier this year, but the judge gave her four months to prove herself and stay out of trouble.


Gosport Dog Owner Banned From Keeping Animals

A woman from Gosport, who dragged her dog along a scorching pavement in hot weather causing her paws to bleed has been banned from keeping animals for five years.

Several people confronted Lesely Duke from St John's Square in May, then called the RSPCA.

The dog was put to sleep after suffering kidney failure brought on by heat exhaustion.

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Police Criticised Over M3 Closure 

Hampshire's former police and crime commissioner's critcised police for not fully explaining why the M3 was closed for 11 hours on Saturday.

The force said a flammable substance was thrown from a bridge near Winchester but Simon Hayes says stranded drivers deserved to know more.

It's not being treated it as terror-related. Thousands of drivers were stuck for hours.



Cunard Announces New Liner

Southampton-based cruise firm Cunard's announced it's building its first new ship for 12 years.

It's signed an agreement with an Italian shipbuilder - the new liner doesn't have a name yet.

It'll join the Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth in 2022.


Police Investigate Hampshire Snake Owner's Death

Hampshire Police are looking into the death of a man, who was found with serious injuries - reportedly near his pet snake.

31 year-old snake handler Dan Brandon died at his home in Church Crookham near Fleet last month - there'll be an inquest this week.


Shadow Chancellor Says He'll Scrap PFIs

The Shadow Chancellor says a future Labour government will bring "wasteful" PFI contracts back into the public sector.

John McDonnell's told the Labour party conference the deals are set to cost taxpayers 200 billion pounds in the coming decades.


Motorcyclist Seriously Hurt In M3 Crash

Police are asking if anyone's dashcams picked up a crash on the M3 on Friday.

It left a motorcyclist with life-changing injuries .. after his bike was involved in a collsion with a car near Eastleigh.


Trump Extends Travel Ban

Donald Trump's announced a new travel ban - with restrictions on people from 8 countries travelling to America - including North Korea.

Somalia, Syria and Venezuela are also on the list.


Poppy Ban Scrapped

FIFA's scrapped the ban on players wearing poppies during football games played at home.

Last year - England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales were find for ignoring it.


Eastleigh Film Festival Returns

Eastleigh Film Festival returns later, with another selection of classic and cult movies in themed locations.

Screenings over this week include 'Carrie' at Crestwood College, 'Toy Story' in The Entertainer and 'When Harry Met Sally' in Boswells Cafe.


Perrie Misses Vegas Show

Perrie Edwards has told fans she's on the mend after being rushed to hospital.

She's said sorry for missing a Little Mix show in Vegas over the weekend because of a stomach problems.


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