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  1. FA charge Bournemouth's Tyrone Mings over Ibrahimovic spat
  2. Southern Health to be prosecuted over patient fall
  3. Kitesurfer dies after getting into trouble off Hayling Island
  4. At least 45 more jobs are set to be axed at a troubled academy on Portland
  5. Updates from Monday 6 March

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Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings

Zlatan Ibrahimovic accepts a three-match ban for violent conduct for elbowing Bournemouth's Tyrone Mings.

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Good evening!

That's all for the BBC Local Live service for Hampshire, Dorset and the Isle of Wight today. It will resume at 08:00 on Tuesday.

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Latest news headlines: Roof fall hospital to be prosecuted

Sport headlines: Hampshire cricketer Crane included in New South Wales squad

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  • Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings have until 18:00 GMT on Tuesday to reply to a  charge of violent conduct by the Football Association
  • New signing Martín Caceres could make his first appearance in a Southampton shirt tonight - he's in the Under 23 squad to face Chelsea at St Marys
  • Eastleigh Director of Football Richard Hill says shouting and screaming at his players, who are still without a win this year, won't help them 
  • In cricket, Hampshire legspinner Mason Crane has been included in the New South Wales squad

Two men sought over double stabbing in Southsea

Officers investigating a double stabbing in Southsea are trying to trace two men who may be able to help with the investigation.

Somers Road

A 50-year-old man received life-threatening injuries and a 31-year-old man sustained serious injuries. after being found in Somers Road (pictured) with stab wounds on Friday.   

Two men were seen running away from the scene at the time of the assault. They are described as mixed-race/black, in their 20s and wearing tracksuits.

A 35-year-old woman, from Portsmouth, and a 26-year-old woman, from Southsea, were arrested in connection with the attack and have been bailed until 26 April,  police said .

Port Director Alastair Welch

Southampton is among the UK's most polluted cities but has no way to monitor pollution coming from world's biggest ships.

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Woman 'grabbed and dragged to the floor' in Havant woodland

Officers are investigating after a woman was grabbed and dragged to the floor in Leigh Park woodland by a man she did not know.

It happened as the woman, in her 30s, was walking through Great Copse Woods between High Lawn Way and Middle Park Way.

She did not suffer any injuries and the man, who is described as white, in his 30s, with short hair or balding, then fled the scene on foot,  Hampshire Constabulary said .

He was wearing a light blue hooded top, blue jeans, and yellow Timberland shoes, the force added.

'Hitler sent me chocolate and sausages'

Surviving Germans who fought in Tiger tanks during World War Two have spoken of their experiences ahead of an exhibition at Bovington Tank Museum in Dorset.

Wilhelm Fischer during World War Two
Wilhelm Fischer/Tank Museum

The men have revealed how they felt superior to other soldiers, received special packages from Hitler and sang songs about how they would fight to victory or die, the  museum  said.

But they also described the horrific realities of tank warfare, witnessing concentration camp victims and nightmares they still suffer from.

The Tiger Tank Collection exhibition, which opens on 6 April and is supported by World of Tanks, will include the museum’s own Tiger 1, two King Tigers and Jagdtiger, along with the Elefant.

Wilhelm Fischer pictured with a Tiger tank
Wilhelm Fischer/Tank Museum

Every month I got four packages from Adolf Hitler; they had chocolate in, cigarettes, sausage, we even got cured sausage every now and then. It was only the tanks. The infantry didn’t get anything, they just lay in the mud.

Wilhelm FischerGerman Tiger Tank veteran

Three-match ban 'clearly insuffient' for Mings

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Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings  have been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association  following a clash during Saturday's 1-1 draw. 

Tyrone Mings and Zlatan Ibrahimovic

"The players were involved in two separate incidents in or around the 44th minute which were not seen by the match officials at the time but caught on video," said an FA statement.

Deliberate elbowing and stamping are both red card offences, so would result in three-match bans if either Ibrahimovic or Mings were found guilty. However, Mings could face an increased ban for his offence.

The FA statement added: "Furthermore, the FA has submitted a claim that the standard punishment that would otherwise apply for the misconduct committed by the Bournemouth defender is 'clearly insufficient'."

Vaping kit worth 'tens of thousands of pounds' stolen during Southampton burglary

Bournemouth A338 plans 'to go on display'

Dorset travel latest: Purbeck school bus delayed

Extra Liberation sailings to handle backlog

Condor Ferries are putting on extra Condor Liberation sailings tomorrow to deal with those unable to travel today due to the weather. 

This will involve changes to other routes. The Rapide will also operate an additional service to St Malo. 

More on the  Condor website .  

Ibrahimovic and Mings charged


The pair clashed during the 1-1 draw between their sides on Saturday when Mings, 23, landed on the United forward's head with his studs. 

Moments later, Ibrahimovic caught Mings in the face with his elbow at a corner. 

Both the players have until 18:00 GMT on Tuesday, 7 March to reply to the charge.

BreakingFA charge Ibrahimovic and Mings

Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Bournemouth's  Tyrone Mings have been charged by the Football Association with alleged violent conduct. 

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Weather outlook: Unsettled

Dan Downs, Weather Forecaster

Dorset travel warning: Wessex Water works to continue

Hampshire travel latest: Emergency gas works near Southampton University

Watch: Proposed Dorset merger 'would ensure more homes'

Leaders of six of the county's existing nine councils have written to the government to support the creation of new unitary authorities for the east and west of Dorset.

The plan was rejected by Christchurch, Purbeck and East Dorset councils.  

It would see one unitary authority covering Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole and a second authority for East Dorset, North Dorset, Purbeck, West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland.

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Your pictures: Tangerine dream

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Thanks to  BBC Weather Watchers  "weydave62", "Postman Pat" and "Destination Yarmouth" for their snaps of this morning's colourful sunrise over Lymington in Hampshire, Bournemouth in Dorset and Yarmouth, on the Isle of Wight.

Sunrise over Lymington
Sunrise over Bournemouth
Postman Pat
Sunrise over Yarmouth
Destination Yarmouth

Send us your pictures of the three counties by  email , on our  Hampshire  and  Dorset  Facebook pages or on Twitter  @BBC_Hampshire   and  @BBCDorset  . 

Job cuts at Portland academy due to 'budget savings'

The future  loss of 45 jobs at Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy  is due to budget savings, the chair of the school's governing body has said.

In a statement, Kate Shaw said the academy needed to make some "bold decisions" in order to improve its future.

The school was placed in special measures by Ofsted in January, following an inspection in November.

Joss Hayes, the school's principal, walked out at the end of last month.

          Parents protest at the school over its bid to join a multi-academy trust

Our current budget position means we need to make some bold decisions to achieve significant savings and put the academy on a sound financial footing. This is necessary to be able to continue to make the necessary rapid improvement parents and children expect.

Kate ShawChair of the IPACA governing body

Man 'suffers life-threatening injuries in stabbing'

BreakingSouthern Health to be prosecuted over patient fall

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust is to be prosecuted after a patient sustained serious injuries in a fall from a low roof at a Hampshire hospital, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has said. 

The trust has been accused of "an alleged failure to provide safe care and treatment resulting in avoidable harm to a patient and other patients being exposed to a significant risk of avoidable harm".

Melbury Lodge

The prosecution follows the fall at Melbury Lodge, Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester, in December 2015.

The case is expected to be heard later in the year at Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court.

Hampshire travel update: Closed M27 lane reopens

Hampshire travel latest: M27 lane closure

Severe disruption: M27 Hampshire westbound

BBC News Travel

M27 Hampshire westbound severe disruption, between J9 for A27 Whiteley and J8 for A3024 Bursledon.

M27 Hampshire - One lane closed on M27 westbound between J9, A27 (Whiteley) and J8, A3024 (Bursledon), because of a broken down lorry. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Woman arrested after 'attempted knifepoint robbery'

A woman has been arrested after an alleged, attempted knifepoint robbery at a shop in Bournemouth.Police were called to reports a woman entered Columbia News, on Columbia Road, on Friday, waved a knife towards the shopkeeper and demanded money from the till. 

The shopkeeper is then reported to have chased the woman out of the store with a baseball bat.An 18-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery and bailed until the beginning of April pending further inquiries,  police said .

Back and forth birthday card goes missing

Has this card dropped through your letter box by mistake?

Claire Fuller from Winchester has been exchanging the same birthday card with her father after she first sent it to him in 1984.

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The card, which has a picture of a yellow duck wearing red wellingtons, was due to make its 33rd trip after it was posted in Thame, Oxfordshire on 10 February but it failed to arrive.

Novelist, Ms Fuller said: "We both feel so sad it's gone missing."

The Royal Mail said it was seeing if the card could be traced.

Meat 'laced with rat poison' left in car park

Sex-offending teacher 'could have been stopped'

'Smart meter said I owed thousands'

A woman has spoken of her surprise  when her smart meter quoted thousands of pounds for a day's usage of gas and electricity, due to a system error .

Jane Allen
Jane Allen

Jane Allen, from Portsmouth, was one of many confused customers who posted the strange readings from their SSE smart meters on social media.

One customer's display showed more than £30,000 for a single day.

SSE apologised and said no customers would be charged "the extra amounts resulting from errors".

Two unsavoury incidents overshadow Bournemouth draw

BBC Sport

Ten-man Bournemouth claimed a vital point against Manchester United on Saturday  in a match that had two unpleasant incidents involving Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Tyrone Mings .

          Zlatan Ibrahimovic (left) appeared to elbow Tyrone Mings late in the first half

Both occurred towards the end of the first half after the players had earlier been warned by referee Kevin Friend for an off-the-ball incident.

First, Mings appeared to stamp on the back of the head of the United forward as he lay on the ground, and then from a corner, Ibrahimovic looked to have elbowed the Cherries defender.

That last incident was witnessed by Mings' team-mates, including midfielder Andrew Surman who pushed the Swedish striker to the ground earning his a second yellow card.

Southampton bounce back to beat Watford

BBC Sport

Southampton bounced back from their EFL Cup final heartbreak  to beat Watford in an entertaining encounter at Vicarage Road on Saturday .

Nathan Redmond
Rex Features

The Saints, who lost 3-2 to Manchester United at Wembley last Sunday, were behind after four minutes as Troy Deeney volleyed Watford into the lead from close range.

Dusan Tadic equalised on 28 minutes and Nathan Redmond put them ahead on the stroke of half-time, before Stefano Okaka levelled for Watford with 10 minutes to go.

Two goals in two minutes from Redmond and Manolo Gabbiadini seemed to settle matters but Abdoulaye Doucoure's tap-in on 94 minutes ensured a frenetic finish.

Ipswich Town: Benyu staying with Aldershot

Brenner Woolley

BBC Radio Suffolk sport

Ipswich Town's Kundai Benyu is extending his loan spell in Hampshire, which began in December.

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Trouble on the roads in Basingstoke

Mandy O'Neale

BBC Berkshire travel presenter

The Ringway in Basingstoke is queuing, from the A339 Aldermaston exit right down to the Black Dam roundabout.

Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy jobs to be axed

Laurence Herdman

BBC Radio Solent, Breakfast in Dorset reporter

Dozens of jobs are set to go at a troubled academy on Portland.


It is understood Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy (IPACA) need to axe a minimum of 45 posts to balance the books. This will include teaching and support staff.

In January, IPACA sponsors, governors, senior leaders and teachers were all heavily criticised in the academy's latest Ofsted report, when it was graded inadequate. 

The principal of the academy  resigned last week .