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City and unitary authority area in England

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Southampton: City and unitary authority area in England
Southampton is a city in Hampshire, South East England, 70 miles (110 km) south-west of London and 15 miles (24 km) north-west of Portsmouth. A major port, and close to the New Forest, it lies at the northernmost point of Southampton Water, at the confluence of the River Test and Itchen, with the River Hamble joining to the south. The unitary authority had a population of 253,651 at the 2011 census. A resident of Southampton is called a Sotonian.

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James Anderson 'confident' for second Pakistan Test despite missing Ben Stokes [Video]

James Anderson 'confident' for second Pakistan Test despite missing Ben Stokes

England cricketer James Anderson speaks to the press ahead of his team'ssecond Test against Pakistan at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton, on ThursdayAugust 13.

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Solskjaer on Southampton draw: We didn't expect anything else [Video]

Solskjaer on Southampton draw: We didn't expect anything else

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was philosophical after his side’s Champions League hopes took a hit as substitute Michael Obafemi’s stoppage-time equaliser earned Southampton a 2-2..

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Is This The Best Evidence Yet That The Loch Ness Monster Exists? [Video]

Is This The Best Evidence Yet That The Loch Ness Monster Exists?

Is this the best evidence yet that the loch Ness monster exists? Steve Challice, from Southampton, says he was at Loch Ness in Scotland last year. He saw a “disturbance” in the water & managed to..

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Paul Stirling and Andrew Balbirnie hit centuries as Ireland shock England to win a thrilling third one-day international.
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Ireland chase 329 to stun England with Stirling and Balbirnie scoring centuries

Ireland stun England in a thrilling third one-day international, completing a chase of 329 with one ball to spare in Southampton.
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England v West Indies: Late slump leaves tourists as favourites

England lose 5-30 late on the fourth day as they open up a 170-run lead over West Indies in the first Test at Southampton.
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England v West Indies: Stuart Broad 'angry' at being left out of Test

England pace bowler Stuart Broad says he is "angry, frustrated and gutted" to have been left out of the first Test against West Indies in Southampton.
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Ings scores in Southampton draw at Everton

Danny Ings continues his good goalscoring season as Southampton draw at Everton in an entertaining Premier League match.
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England and West Indies players take a knee

England and West Indies players all take a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement before the first Test in Southampton.
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England intra-squad match: James Bracey scores 85 for Team Buttler in warm-up game

James Bracey stars with the bat as England begin their three-day intra-squad warm-up match in Southampton.
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Puppy saved after swallowing stick half his size

A 10in stick was removed from Rocky's stomach during an hour-long operation in Southampton.
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Arsenal profit from Alex McCarthy error at Southampton

An error from Southampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy helps Arsenal achieve their first win since the return of the Premier League.
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Scientists want UK city to lift lockdown completely to see what happens

Epidemiologists want city the size of Southampton to take part in ambitious experiment
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Norwich 0-3 Southampton: Danny Ings scores as Norwich suffer crushing defeat

Three second-half goals from Southampton condemn Norwich to their fourth defeat in five games and dent their Premier League survival hopes.
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Calshot Spit: Two rescued after small plane crashed into water in Southampton

Images show parachute and aircraft in sea
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Marwell Zoo animals get boost from Southampton tree vandals

An illegally felled tree will provide a source of food for Marwell Zoo's okapi and giraffes.
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Coronavirus: Cruise firm Carnival UK 'to cut 450 jobs'

Carnival UK is planning to make hundreds of staff redundant at its headquarters in Southampton
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Coronavirus: Southampton child health nurse dies with Covid-19

Katy Davis, 38, who had an underlying health condition, died in hospital on Tuesday.
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Coronavirus: Southampton team sanitises city centre

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Coronavirus: Southampton first Premier League club to announce players to defer salaries

Southampton become the first Premier League club to announce their players will defer part of their salaries amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Southampton street sings happy birthday to eight-year-old girl

Residents of a street in Southampton came together to sing happy birthday to eight-year-old Sophia.
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Coronavirus: Southampton nurse pens book for worried children

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Coronavirus: Cunard ends its three world cruises

The cruise line's three ships are sailing back to Southampton without their passengers.
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How cruise ships contribute to Southampton's air pollution

How one of the most profitable leisure industries in the world can also be one of the most polluting.
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Dead newborn baby found in Hampshire woodland

Officers are now trying to trace the mother of the child, who was discovered near Southampton.
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Collapsed Flybe: Southampton pilot blames 'bad management' for collapse

Captain Ben Wing said he was unaware of the company's collapse when he landed on Wednesday night.
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Man charged with raping woman at Southampton shopping centre

Attack allegedly took place at 8am on Saturday
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Matej Vydra's superb goal boosts Burnley's hopes of playing in Europe for the second time in three years in their weather-affected Premier League win at Southampton.
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Southampton flat death: Man charged with murder

John Perry, a 70-year-old grandfather, was found dead in Southampton on Wednesday.
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Tottenham 3-2 Southampton, FA Cup fourth-round replay

Tottenham battle past Southampton in a thrilling FA Cup fourth-round replay to set up a home tie against Norwich City.
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Late comeback sees Spurs beat Southampton in FA Cup replay

Tottenham battle past Southampton in a thrilling FA Cup fourth-round replay to set up a home tie against Norwich City.
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Eastleigh derailed train: Limited services resume

Trains from Winchester to Southampton are still unable to stop at Eastleigh.
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The cycling Southampton students picking up food waste

The waste is taken to a community farm where it is turned into compost or fed to animals.
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Liverpool 4-0 Southampton: Reds equal winning record at Anfield

Liverpool equal Manchester City's record of 20 consecutive wins at home in the Premier League with a 4-0 victory over Southampton at Anfield.
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IBS trial to test amitriptyline as potential common treatment

A trial of 500 patients from Bristol, Leeds and Southampton will test if amitriptyline can be widely used.
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Lucy McHugh: Pair cleared of GBH over murdered girl's stepdad attack

Richard Elmes' 13-year-old stepdaughter Lucy McHugh was stabbed to death in Southampton in 2018.
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Southampton Port 'on course' for cruise ship shore power first

Southampton cruise ships would be the first in the UK to plug in to the National Grid.
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Danny Ings capitalises on an error by Martin Kelly to earn Southampton a share of the spoils at home to Crystal Palace.
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Baby video messages 'amazing' for new parents

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A car was involved in three crashes, including one which has left a 16-year-old boy seriously injured.
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PM and Labour leader to be grilled by Nick Robinson in Southampton
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Thousands of film reels destroyed in Southampton fire

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Quique Sanchez Flores: Watford set to sack manager after less than three months in charge

Watford boss Quique Sanchez Flores is set to be sacked after the 2-1 loss to Southampton, with the club's hierarchy meeting to decide his future.
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Southampton toy appeal sees thousands of gifts donated

A toy appeal in Southampton encourages Christmas shoppers to buy an extra gift for those in need.
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Names of US veterans on Southampton graffiti wall identified

The 19m stretch of wall near Southampton's docks bears the names of scores of US military personnel.
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Drivers in Southampton urged to be more careful

A young woman who suffered a life-changing brain injury after a car ran a red light is urging drivers to be more careful.
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Sai Aletaha, 26, suffered a brain injury during a Fast and Furious Series event in Southampton.
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Man City beat gutsy Saints with late Walker goal

Manchester City keep pace with leaders Liverpool as Kyle Walker's 86th-minute winner sees them beat a gutsy Southampton at Etihad Stadium.
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