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'Happy and bubbly' woman died in fall from Southampton flat

A “HAPPY AND BUBBLY” Hampshire woman who fell to her death from her balcony prompting a murder investigation had been drinking, an inquest heard....

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LAST NIGHT'S REVIEW: Stomp, Mayflower Theatre

REVIEW: Stomp, Mayflower Theatre...

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Concerns over 'fake taxis' after woman allegedly sexually assaulted and dumped near motorway

CALLS have been made for all taxis to carry officially-approved markings to prevent passengers becoming victims of crime....

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From the courts: Man carries out 'sustained attack' on woman in her own home

A SOUTHAMPTON man has avoided prison after a ‘sustained attack’ on his victim in her own home....

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PHOTOS: Hunt for screwdriver-wielding man who smashed car window and stole money

A SCREWDRIVER-WIELDING man was captured on CCTV prising open a car window before smashing it and stealing money from inside....

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Needle danger to public in Southampton's parks

FURIOUS councillors have launched an inquiry after thousands of discarded drug needles were found in Southampton parks....

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Bus firm wants to go cashless - so it's raising its prices

A HAMPSHIRE bus operator is raising its fares in a bid to persuade passengers to switch to cashless payments....

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'Lethal' plans for Southampton railway development are thrown out

PLANS to enhance rail operations at Southampton port have been thrown out by civic chiefs after a two-year battle....

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Hunt for on-the-run convicted rapist

A HUNT has been launched for an on-the-run convicted rapist and robber who is wanted on recall to prison....

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Thugs attack, bite, and racially abuse police officer in Southampton

TWO police officers were attacked by thugs – one of whom subjected an Asian officer to a tirade of racist abuse....

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