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Summary

  1. What happened to Carole Packman?
  2. Wickham Horse Fair road closures warning
  3. M3 long delays at Winchester
  4. Airports with worst departing flight delays revealed
  5. Updates from Monday 21 May

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BMI Regional ends Southampton-Munich flights

Airline BMI Regional has announced it is cancelling its flights from Southampton Airport to Germany, two years after the route was launched.

The airline began flying to Munich in Bavaria from Southampton in April 2016. It said flights would remain suspended until further notice for a "period of recruitment and training".

At its launch, the airport said it hoped to attract business-users and cruise ship passengers using the port of Southampton.

Southampton Airport's head of operations Neil Garwood said: "Unfortunately due to a combination of airline issues BMI regional were not able to continue with the Munich flights, which is regrettable as it was proving to be a popular destination. We hope to see BMI Regional back at Southampton Airport in the future."

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Video: Dancing police officer gets royal wedding crowd going

A policeman who danced for the crowds on the day of the royal wedding said the response has been "overwhelming" after it was shared on social media.

PC Jake Freeman was given some encouragement by well-wishers behind the barrier in Windsor, and finally joined in to big cheers.

He said: "I think it's great that we can have the opportunity to engage with the public like that and just have some fun on a very special day."

Windsor's royal wedding day in numbers

Windsor is returning to normal after more than 110,000 visitors arrived in the town to celebrate the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on Saturday.

Here is the day in numbers, as compiled by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead:

  • More than 110,000 visitors.
  • 4km (2.5 miles) of bunting
  • 140 Royal Borough Ambassadors volunteers
  • 2,000 crowd barriers used along the procession route
  • 68 catering units on the Long Walk and in Alexandra Gardens
  • 13 large screens for visitors to watch the ceremony and procession
  • 746 extra toilets.
  • 13 tonnes of waste collected by a team of 80
  • 20,160 bottles of water handed out to visitors and staff
  • 45,000 passenger journeys on South Western Railway services and 22,000 on GWR
  • 1,000 tonnes of material used to resurface town centre roads, covering the equivalent area of two football pitches
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The boys, aged 12 and 15, were arrested on suspicion of attacking a 54-year-old man with a metal pole.

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Severe disruption: M4 Berkshire westbound

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M4 Berkshire westbound severe disruption, between J14 for A338 and J15 for A346 Marlborough Road.

M4 Berkshire - One lane closed on M4 westbound between J14, A338 (Hungerford) and J15, A346 (Swindon East), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

Berkshire travel latest: M4 delays due to car breakdown between Slough and Windsor

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Man charged over rape of woman in Oxford

A man has been charged with the rape of a 19-year-old woman in Oxford.

It happened in Cowley Road in the early hours of 13 May.

An 18-year-old man was charged on Saturday and appeared before Oxford magistrates earlier.

He was remanded in custody to appear before Oxford Crown Court on 22 June.

Royal wedding flowers given to hospice

Patients at a hospice were "thrilled" to be handed bouquets of flowers from the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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St Joseph's Hospice
Former embroider Pauline Clayton, 89, a patient at St Joseph's Hospice in Hackney, east London, described the gift from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex as "lovely"

The flowers, which had adorned St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle, were delivered to St Joseph's Hospice in Hackney, east London, on Sunday.

Designed by Philippa Craddock, the flowers were hand-tied into bouquets for the hospice residents.

"We are so honoured to receive this wonderful gift," the hospice said.

Peregrine falcon chicks reared on Winchester Cathedral roof

Three chicks are reared on the roof of the medieval cathedral

Three peregrine falcon chicks have been reared on the roof of Winchester Cathedral.

The city's only pair of peregrines nested in a gully on the roof of the medieval cathedral after having to relocated from the city's police headquarters when it was demolished.

Royal wedding highlights...in case you missed it

The couple exchanged vows and rings before the Queen and 600 guests at St George's Chapel in Windsor.

Man arrested after man's arm impaled on iron railings during alleged assault

A man has been arrested after a man's arm was impaled on a spike during an alleged assault.

Denmark Road, Bournemouth
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A scuffle broke out between the 46-year-old victim and another man on Denmark Road, close to Castle Road, in Bournemouth, during which he said he felt the other man push him onto the railings of some iron gates.

He freed himself and was later taken to hospital and underwent surgery to an artery injury.

A 27-year-old Bournemouth man was arrested on suspicion of inflicting grievous bodily harm and has since been released while police inquiries continue.

First chicks in three years for Winchester's peregrine falcons

Winchester’s only pair of peregrine falcons have reared their first chicks in three years on the roof of the city's cathedral.

Falcon chicks at Winchester Cathedral
Winchester Cathedral

The falcons originally started nesting on the police headquarters in Winchester in 2011, but had to relocate after the building was demolished in 2016.

They settled into their new home at Winchester Cathedral earlier this year and their three chicks were born last month.

The chicks have been ringed by the Hampshire Ornithological Society (HOS) and their progress will be monitored over the coming weeks by the HOS and cathedral vergers, a spokeswoman for the cathedral said.

Bournemouth paedophile committed 'monstrous' offences

Police Tasers 'should be funded by central government'

Police forces should not have to decide between having Tasers or fewer staff, the newly-elected chairman of Hampshire Police Federation, John Apter, has said in an open letter to the policing minister, MP Nick Hurd.

He wants the "critical equipment" to be funded by central government.

Police taser
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I have been lobbying hard for all frontline officers in Hampshire Constabulary to have a Taser if they want it. The chief constable has listened and agreed to support this, but at a cost of £800,000. They have to pay for it by having fewer police officers or fewer staff.

John ApterChairman of Hampshire Police Federation

Calls to scrap 'ridiculous' Oxford to Cambridge expressway

Isle of Wight Zoo's oldest big cat dies

Isle of Wight Zoo's oldest big cat has died.

The 22-year-old female tiger, named Zia, was hand-reared at the zoo after she was rejected by its mother.

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Video: Drag 'should be open to everybody'

Ginger Tart is a drag queen with a difference - she's female.

The performer, from Oxford, says she loves being glamorous and then "subverting it by being filthy".

Eddie the Eagle to visit Berkshire for education awards

Southampton pitch-and-putt saved

Severe disruption: A3055 Isle Of Wight westbound

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A3055 Isle Of Wight westbound severe disruption, between B3399 Newport Road and Hooke Hill.

A3055 Isle Of Wight - A3055 Afton Road in Freshwater blocked and very slow traffic inbound between the B3399 Newport Road junction and the Hooke Hill junction, because of an overturned car.

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

Men released after man 'slashed with knife' in Christchurch

Three men arrested after a man was slashed with a knife in Christchurch have been released without charge, police have said.

Barrack Road near to the junction with Elizabeth Avenue
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Dorset Police received a report of an altercation involving four men in Barrack Road, near to the junction with Elizabeth Avenue (pictured), shortly before 22:15 GMT on 1 March.

A Bournemouth man, in his 20s, was taken to hospital after sustaining slash wounds to his face, arm and finger.Three men from Bournemouth, aged 20, 24 and 27, were arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent but have since been released without charge.

Men released after man shot in eye in Weymouth

Two men arrested after a man was shot in the eye have been released without charge.The victim, aged in his 30s, was shot with an air weapon and suffered an injury to his eye in Carlton Road North, Weymouth on 7 January.

A 19-year-old man, from Weymouth, was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and a 23-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of inflicting grievous bodily harm. Following a detailed investigation by detectives, they have both now been released without charge, Dorset Police said.

Severe disruption: M25 Hertfordshire anti-clockwise

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M25 Hertfordshire anti-clockwise severe disruption, between J17 for A412 and J16 for M40.

M25 Hertfordshire - One lane closed and very slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J17, A412 (Maple Cross) and J16 M40, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

Man 'wears bra and fills bath with potatoes during drug-binge' in Eastleigh

Hotel 'working with police' after stabbing

A hotel is "working closely" with police after a guest was stabbed in the stomach.

Hallmark Hotel Bourenmouth Carlton
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Police were called to the Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton on East Overcliff Drive shortly after 13:15 BST on Sunday.

The woman had injuries that are not thought to be life-threatening and was airlifted to hospital. Police said a 19-year-old man from Hounslow has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Dorset Police said the man and the woman, who is in her 20s, were staying as guests at the hotel and are known to each other.

In a statement, the hotel added: "We would like to thank our staff and the authorities for their swift response yesterday, and are sending our thoughts and best wishes to the guest involved for a speedy recovery."

Dorset travel warning: Bournemouth road closure on Wednesday

Thatcham celebrate Wembley joy

There may well be some sore heads in Thatcham, Berkshire, this morning after the town's wonderful day out at Wembley.

Thatcham Town won the FA Vase - a knockout competition for amateur sides - beating Stockton Town 1-0 and becoming the first Berkshire side in 30 years to win at Wembley.

It capped-off a remarkable season for club, in which they went 41 matches unbeaten in all competitions.

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"It's a day nobody at the football club will ever forget, but it's surreal," said Danny Robinson, the Thatcham boss.

"To take over 5,000 fans to Wembley, to see one part of the stadium all blue and white, was phenomenal, and gave you goosebumps when you walked out of the tunnel."

Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink trains cancelled

A rail firm cancelled dozens of trains - hours after its new timetable began.

Commuters in a train station looking at the arrivals board
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Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) rescheduled every service on its Great Northern, Thameslink and Southern franchise as part of an overhaul billed as the biggest in the UK.

It said introducing the new timetable was a "significant logistical challenge" and apologised for "any inconvenience caused" to passengers.

It was unable to confirm how many trains had been cancelled on Sunday.

Hampshire travel latest: A303 delays at Andover after crash

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Man grabbed by neck and punched during Christchurch petrol station robbery

Severe accident: M25 Buckinghamshire clockwise

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M25 Buckinghamshire clockwise severe accident, between J16 for M40 and J17 for A412.

M25 Buckinghamshire - One lane blocked and heavy traffic on M25 clockwise between J16 M40 and J17, A412 (Maple Cross), because of an accident.

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

Thames Valley Police horses 'enjoy well-deserved rest' after Windsor royal wedding duties

Talking to children about death

Around one child in every classroom in the UK will suffer the loss of a parent or sibling - prompting calls for bereavement lessons in schools.

The idea is being backed by Emma Turner and her teenage son Jamie, whose dad died when he was four.

Oxfordshire-based charity Sobell House Hospice has developed a lesson plan to help children cope and support each other.

Oxfordshire charity helps children learn about death

Hampshire travel latest: A303 blocked lane cleared

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