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Hampshire: County of England
Hampshire is a county in southern England. The county town is the city of Winchester. Its two largest cities, Southampton and Portsmouth, are administered separately as unitary authorities; the rest of the county is governed by Hampshire County Council.

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World's oldest man dies aged 112 [Video]

World's oldest man dies aged 112

The world’s oldest man, Bob Weighton, from Alton, Hampshire, has died aged 112 from cancer, his family has confirmed to PA.

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Girl thought to have been murdered had ‘heart of gold’ [Video]

Girl thought to have been murdered had ‘heart of gold’

Friends of a 16-year-old girl who is believed to have been murdered have spoken of their devastation at the death of the “lovely girl with a heart of gold”. A body was found in a forested area in..

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B&Q stores reopen with social distancing measures in place [Video]

B&Q stores reopen with social distancing measures in place

Customers queue outside B&Q in Farnborough, Hampshire. Following a successful trial at 14 branches, B&Q this week announced the opening of more than half of its stores. Some 155 stores are now open,..

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Peter Handscomb laments delayed county cricket season [Video]

Peter Handscomb laments delayed county cricket season

Middlesex captain Peter Handscomb has called the delay to the English domestic season a “shame”, saying Australians benefit greatly from playing county cricket. The 28-year-old batsman was due to..

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Noon across the UK and Ireland during lockdown [Video]

Noon across the UK and Ireland during lockdown

Footage of the same moment in time captured across the UK and Ireland as lockdown continues, almost a month after the Government enforced the measures. Streets are empty, scientists test Covid-19 swabs..

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Nathan Lyon disappointed at having to cancel Hampshire deal [Video]

Nathan Lyon disappointed at having to cancel Hampshire deal

Australian Test spinner Nathan Lyon said it is “disappointing” not to be able to play county cricket with Hampshire this year but he remains hopeful of rekindling the opportunity in the near..

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World's oldest man Bob Weighton dies, aged 112

Bob Weighton from Hampshire "died peacefully in his sleep, from cancer", his family confirms.
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Bob Weighton death: World's oldest man dies aged 112 from cancer

The world's oldest man, Bob Weighton, from Alton, Hampshire, has died aged 112 from cancer, his family has confirmed to PA.
Independent - Published

Louise Smith: Body in Havant woods confirmed as missing teenager

Police say a body recovered from Havant Thicket in Hampshire is the missing 16-year-old.
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Missing Louise: Body found in Havant teenager search

Police searching for 16-year-old Louise find remains in a Hampshire woodland.
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Richard Morris: Police search for missing British diplomat

The 52-year-old ex-ambassador was last seen when he went for a run in Hampshire on Wednesday.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Long queues as recycling centres reopen

Long queues of cars build up outside household recycling centres in Dorset and Hampshire.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Hampshire woman, 99, survives Covid-19

Carrie Pollock is recovering at home after being diagnosed with Covid-19 in hospital.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: New domestic abuse helpline for Hampshire

Aurora New Dawn started the service after national charities were inundated with calls.
BBC News - Published

Nathan Lyon: Australia spinner's deal at Hampshire cancelled

Australia spinner Nathan Lyon's deal to play part of the 2020 season at Hampshire is cancelled amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
BBC News - Published

Bob Weighton turns 112: The times and life of the world's oldest man

Bob Weighton, from Hampshire, turns 112 today. What has the world's oldest man lived through?
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Gosport pub hands out toilet roll

The Jolly Roger in Hampshire has plenty to spare after it offered to swap beer for loo roll.
BBC News - Published

County lines: Hampshire schools pay private firms for sniffer dogs

Concern over county lines drug gangs leads schools in Hampshire to pay for sniffer dogs to visit.
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Hampshire village of Overton declares 'climate emergency'

A Hampshire village has declared a climate emergency and is coming up with ways to cut carbon emissions.
BBC News - Published

Plastic waste: The Hampshire Refillery drops in on customers

A mobile refillable shop is bringing supplies to customers in Hampshire to reduce plastic waste.
BBC News - Published

Hampshire M27 closure: 'Total disaster' traffic congestion warning

A motorway closure in Hampshire coincides with disruption to train services following a derailment.
BBC News - Published

Battle of Britain ace fighter pilot Paul Farnes dies aged 101

Flying ace Wing Cdr Paul Farnes was one of the last of "The Few" and died at his home in Hampshire.
BBC News - Published

'Occult' killings: Man arrested over 'Satanic' sheep deaths in New Forest

Several sheep found in Hampshire killed or injured with markings scrawled on bodies
Independent - Published

Barton-on-Sea 'tornado' causes damage to homes

People living on the Hampshire coast woke to find damaged windows, fences and walls.
BBC News - Published

Hampshire schoolboy records Christmas climate change single

Frankie Morland is aiming for Christmas number one with his song about climate change.
BBC News - Published

Bullying: Teachers share their stories in video for pupils

Staff at Perins School in Hampshire hope it will help pupils who are being bullied themselves.
BBC News - Published

Cranborne Chase first entire AONB to be dark sky reserve

The night sky above parts of Wiltshire, Dorset, Hampshire and Somerset is granted special protection.
BBC News - Published

Dark sky reserve status for English area

The night sky above parts of Wiltshire, Dorset, Hampshire and Somerset is granted the protection.
BBC News - Published

Demolition blast brings down Fawley Power Station roof

A controlled blast removes the roof of the turbine house at Fawley Power Station in Hampshire.
BBC News - Published

Bordon WWII bomb: Device detonated in Hampshire

A cordon was put in place after construction workers discovered the device.
BBC News - Published

Abbott takes 17 wickets to leave Somerset title hopes in balance

Somerset's Championship title hopes remain in the balance after Hampshire complete a 136-run victory at the Ageas Bowl.
BBC News - Published

Hampshire lab tests water quality every day of the year

A Hampshire lab tests tap water quality for 2.2 million people across the south east every day.
BBC News - Published

Pakistan's Babar hits brilliant ton for Somerset in T20 Blast

Pakistan's Babar Azam scores a superb unbeaten 55-ball century as Somerset thrash Hampshire in the T20 Blast.
BBC News - Published

Kiefer Sutherland performs surprise show at Hampshire children's hospice

The charity had appealed for actor Kiefer Sutherland to join them for "tea, cake and a jam".
BBC News - Published

Gurinderjit Rai shotgun death suspect released on bail

Gurinderjit Rai was found shot dead in a parked car in a lay-by in Corhampton, Hampshire on 13 July.
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Man found shot dead in parked car near Corhampton

Gurinderjit Rai's body was discovered close to a Hampshire golf club, murder detectives say.
BBC News - Published

Asian hornets: Hampshire records UK's first find of 2019

The invasive insects, which have spread rapidly across continental Europe, are a threat to honey bees.
BBC News - Published

Hambledon murder probe: Teenager held under Mental Health Act

A woman's body was found at a house in Hambledon, Hampshire, on Monday.
BBC News - Published

Alfonso the vet sings opera to Hampshire's cows

Alfonso, a singing Italian vet, performs opera to the animals he is treating and says it helps calm them.
BBC News - Published