The US vessel's 21 crew are "safe and well" and still onboard the vessel, the UK Coastguard says.Read more
- Clear-up after Storm Doris
- Woman dies after being tortured
Cloud will generally become thicker overnight, with a few light outbreaks of drizzle in places.
Saturday will start mostly dry, but there will be outbreaks of rain throughout the afternoon.
For a full 10-day forecast visit the BBC Weather site.
- The Uruguayan defender Martin Caceres could go straight into the Southampton squad for Sunday's League Cup Final - the former Juventus star was signed on a short-term deal by Saints earlier this month, but hasn't played a competitive match for a year due to an achilles injury
- Bournemouth have accepted a Football Association charge relating to a breach of anti-doping rules
- Meanwhile, Bournemouth defender Simon Francis will miss tomorrow's game at West Brom with a hamstring injury
- Eastleigh will not name Martin Allen's successor as manager until the end of the season, director of football Richard Hill says
- Family and friends of a Southsea woman are coming to terms with her harrowing death after she was kidnapped and tortured at her South African farm
- A fire has broken out on a car carrier ship in the English Channel
- East Hampshire District Council has approved a 2.6% cut in council tax for 2017-18
- A former soldier who helped a boy with a rare facial cleft has become the first British citizen to receive a humanitarian award in Serbia
Purbeck District Council has written to the government setting out its position on why it does not support the reorganisation of councils in Dorset.
The authority voted against the proposals to cut the number of councils in the county from nine to two.
If the secretary of state is minded to accept the submission by the six councils which agreed the proposals for two unitary councils, Purbeck District Council will be asked again to give consideration to supporting this proposal. It will be for councillors to decide what steps to take next. In the meantime, we will write to the secretary of state setting out our position.
Clubs are required to provide accurate details of training sessions and player whereabouts so they are available for testing at all times.
The Cherries were deemed to have failed to ensure its information was accurate on three occasions.
Manchester City were fined £35,000 and given a warning, after admitting a similar breach earlier this month.
A man arrested over a stabbing in central Southampton has been bailed.
The 28-year-old from the city was held after a man in his 20s was stabbed in the back near the Brew House in the London Road area of the city on Wednesday.
Hampshire police said the man's injuries were not life-threatening.
Eastleigh director of football Richard Hill says the club will not name Martin Allen's successor as manager until the end of the season .
Ex-Spitfires manager Hill was appointed on Wednesday, after talks with chairman Stewart Donald and will look after the first team for the time being.
Allen was sacked after just 84 days in charge of the National League club.
"There will not be a decision made on a new manager until this season is finished," Hill told BBC Radio Solent.
Work to protect homes on Hayling Island from flood and erosion will begin next month.
The scheme at Eastoke is due to start on 15 March and aims to protect 1,700 homes.
Shingle will be used to build up the depleted groyne bays to restore the beach to the recommended height.
The material will be brought from high spots along the open beach towards Beachlands.
A man arrested over alleged sexually-motivated threats towards a mother and child has been released without charged.
The 61-year-old was held after the reported incident at a bus stop in West Street on Monday 13 February, Dorset Police said.
A car carrier that was en route from Southampton to Baltimore when fire broke out is heading back to the south coast.
The UK Coastguard said all 21 crew were still on board the US registered Honor where a blaze broke out in the early hours.
The vessels fixed firefighting systems were used and the cargo space, where the fire started, has been sealed.
No-one has been hurt.
It is planned to moor the vessel off the Isle of Wight while inspections are carried out before it is allowed to return to Southampton.
Eastleigh Borough Council has frozen its council tax for 2017/18.
Band D households pay £130.07 for the borough's element of the charge.
That represents a real terms cut in council tax for 14 years in a row. We believe this to be an unequalled record and commitment anywhere in the country and we can do this without significant reductions in our frontline services.
Weymouth Sea Cadets have been given the Honorary Freedom of the Borough of Weymouth and Portland.
They were awarded the honour last night by the borough council.
It means they are entitled to march through the borough’s streets - beating their drums and flying their colours - on ceremonial occasions.
I am delighted to award this honour to our wonderful sea cadets. It is an expression of admiration for their achievements and recognises their long association with our borough.
A South Western Ambulance Service paramedic has become the first British citizen to receive a humanitarian award from the Serbian president .
Wayne Ingram, from Weymouth, has been raising money to help a young boy with a rare facial cleft who he met while on Army patrol in Bosnia 14 years ago.
Stefan Savic, now 18, has undergone a series of operations and has since made a full recovery.
Plans have been submitted for a new 900-place secondary school in Hampshire.
Under the proposals, Mill Chase Academy in Whitehill & Bordon would relocate to Budds Lane on land currently owned by the MoD.
The new buildings will provide an opportunity for the academy to continue to strengthen the quality and range of educational opportunities for the local area.
Purbeck District Council has become the latest authority to agree an increase in council tax.
Band D households will pay £182.41 - an extra £5 a year - for district council's slice of the charge, which accounts for 10% of the overall bill in Purbeck.
The remaining 90% is made up of charges for the county council, police and fire.
A man arrested at a hotel on the Isle of Wight on Wednesday has been charged with firearms offences.
The 50-year-old was arrested at the Burlington Hotel in Ventnor shortly after 18:15.
Hampshire Constabulary said he had been charged with affray, possessing a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and possessing a shotgun without a certificate.
East Hampshire District Council, which has just approved plans to cut its council tax, says it is to build two new leisure centres and refurbish a third.
New centres will be built in Alton and in Whitehill & Bordon. The authority is also redevloping existing facilities at the Taro Leisure Centre in Petersfield.
The two new centres will be built in 2019 while work in Petersfield will begin later this year.
A man has been arrested over a stabbing in central Southampton on Wednesday afternoon.
A man in his 20s was stabbed in the back near the Brew House in the London Road area shortly after 13:00.
Hampshire police said a 28-year-old man was being questioned.
East Hampshire District Council has approved a 2.6% cut in council tax for the next financial year.
It is the second consecutive year the authority has reduced its share of the charge - last year it was cut by 2%.
It says it eventually aims to cut council tax to zero and make itself free from reliance on government grants by becoming financially independent.
We have shown it is possible for councils to make their own money, without increasing the tax burden on their residents and without cutting services.
South West Trains has apologised for the disruption caused by trees blocking the railway as Storm Doris swept across the country.
The company said more than 20 trees fell across and blocked the railway and speed restrictions were also in place across a large part of the network, causing delays.
An e-fit has been issued after 76-year-old woman was punched in the stomach as she walked her dog in Portsmouth.
The attack happened in Canal Walk, Landport, on Wednesday 15 February.
Police are appealing for help finding the man, described as white, in his early 20s, about 6ft-tall and with short, mousey-brown hair.
A woman from Southsea has died after being tortured with a blowtorch alongside her husband in their home in South Africa.
Susan Howarth, 64, and Robert Lynn, 66, were shot and tied up by masked raiders on their farm in Dullstroom in the early hours of Sunday.
After being tortured, the couple were put in the back of a pick-up truck and left for dead in a ditch.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said it was supporting Ms Howarth's family.
- East Hampshire District Council claims it is the only authority in the country to cut council tax for residents
- Plans for a waterfront development in Southampton have been branded "sterile" and "corporate" by critics
- Saints fans gear up for Sunday's trip to Wembley for the EFL Cup Final against Manchester United
It will be a cold start, with sunny spells and any very isolated wintry showers soon fading away. A fine day follows, however cloud is likely to thicken from the west later in the day.