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  1. Good evening

    That's all for today from BBC South Live - thanks for joining us!

    We'll be back again at 08:00 tomorrow with all of the latest news, travel, sport and weather for the region.

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  2. HMS Queen Elizabeth makes first departure from Portsmouth

    The £3bn aircraft carrier sailed out of its home port of Portsmouth for the first time.

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    Video caption: £3bn aircraft carrier sails out of Portsmouth for the first time
  3. Lyme Regis Candles on the Cobb to continue

    The spectacular Candles on the Cobb event which lights up the famous Cobb inb Lyme Regis is to take place again next year.

    The event has illuminated Lyme Regis harbour with more than 5,000 tea lights on five occasions since 2000, and more than £130,000 has been raised for charity, but last year organisers said they were "burnt out".

    The local Rotary has announced it will take over the staging and will hold the next event in August 2018.

    Candles on the Cobb
  4. Hampshire toddler's brain surgery leads to rapid weight gain

    Three-year-old Freddie Hunt from Yateley begins Intensive treatment after brain surgery in the US.

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    Video caption: Intensive treatment begins for toddler after brain surgery in America
  5. Police appeal over Harmonica thefts

    Police are appealing for help in tracking down two expensive harmonicas that were stolen in a burglary in Kingsclere, Hampshire.

    They were stolen from a house in Anchor Road while the resident was away sometime between 21 August and 24 October.

    Two Hohner Super 64 harmonicas worth around £430 each were stolen along with some hand tools and stone edging from the front garden.

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    Severe accident: A4260 Oxfordshire westbound

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    A4260 Oxfordshire westbound severe accident, between Yarnton Road and Benmead Road.

    A4260 Oxfordshire - A4260 Oxford Road in Kidlington closed and slow traffic westbound between the Yarnton Road junction and the Benmead Road junction, because of an accident. Diversion in operation - via The Moors.

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

  7. Davis set for World Cup play-offs

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    Southampton captain Steven Davis has been named in the Northern Ireland squad for the forthcoming World Cup play-offs.

    The midfielder, who scored in Saints' 1-1 draw at Brighton is expected to captain his country as Northern Ireland take on Switzerland in home and away legs in a bid to make the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

    Fellow Saint Shane Long and Bournemouth's Harry Arter have already been named in the Republic of Ireland's squad to face Denmark in the play-offs.

    Steven Davis
  8. Trial set for abuse-accused football coach

    Former Southampton football coach Bob Higgins will face trial at the end of May next year for a string of historical sex offences against boys.

    Mr Higgins, 64, is charged with dozens of alleged indecent assaults on at least 23 teenagers, dating back to the 1970s.

    Bob Higgins

    At a hearing in Bournemouth today, his trial was set for Salisbury Crown Court on 28 May next year.

    The case is expected to last six to eight weeks.

  9. Bournemouth 0-1 Chelsea: Eddie Howe disappointed with 'passive' players

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    Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe was disappointed his side "didn't hurt" Chelsea and conceded a "poor goal" during their 1-0 home defeat.

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    Video caption: We didn't hurt Chelsea - Howe
  10. Brighton 1-1 Southampton: Mauricio Pellegrino content with 'really tight' draw

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    Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino says neither team controlled the "really tight" game as opponents Brighton recovered from going a goal behind to earn a 1-1 draw.

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    Video caption: Pellegrino content with tight draw
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    Video caption: A Berkshire charity that helps people living with brain injuries hopes to find new funding
  12. In Pictures: HMS Queen Elizabeth leaves Portsmouth

    HMS Queen Elizabeth made its first departure from its home port of Portsmouth earlier. The £3bn carrier was unable to leave port last week because of bad weather and planned engineering work.

    It is now embarking on a second phase of sea trials over the next month.

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    HMS Queen Elizabeth
    HMS Queen Elizabeth
    HMS Queen Elizabeth
  13. 'No justification' for police driver in fatal crash

    A police disciplinary hearing has been told there was no apparent justification for the way a police car was used to stop a suspect from fleeing the scene of a reported burglary.

    Aston McLean Williams died after being hit by the armed response vehicle in Wokingham Road, Reading.

    Wokingham Road

    The police driver previously said he was using the car as a mobile barrier.

    Gareth Morgan, a former driving standards training manager, told the hearing: "I can't see the justification for this.... I think the officer is struggling on this one."

    Two officers are facing misconduct charges over the incident in August 2014.

  14. Man pleads guilty to stab murder

    A man has admitted murdering a father-of-two who was found stabbed in a Southampton street.

    Kirpal Sangera, 39, died in hospital after being attacked in the Radcliffe Road area shortly before midnight on 18 September.

    Kirpal Sanghera
    Image caption: Kirpal Sanghera

    Adam Abdallah, 42, of Derby Road, entered a guilty plea at Winchester Crown Court.

    He was remanded in custody to appear for sentencing on 30 November.

  15. Man arrested over 'hit and run' collision

    A 77-year-old man has been arrested after a pedestrian was seriously injured by a vehicle which failed to stop.

    The 48-year-old victim was hit at about 02:12 yesterday on the A4 Bath Road, Kintbury, and remains in hospital with serious head, shoulder and back injuries, police said.

    The suspect, from Wiltshire, has been detained on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving, driving a mechanically propelled vehicle whilst unfit through drink or drugs and failing to stop at the scene of a collision.

    He has been released pending further inquiries.

  16. Parachute wife 'sent bump-me-off text'

    The wife of an Army sergeant who is accused of tampering with her parachute told police she asked her husband, "Did you try to bump me off?", a court heard.

    Victoria Cilliers suffered multiple injuries in a 4,000ft fall in April 2015.

    Victoria Cilliers

    Aldershot-based Army fitness instructor sergeant Emile Cilliers, 37, is on trial at Winchester Crown Court for attempted murder.

    He also denies damaging a gas valve in their home, recklessly endangering life.

    The jury was shown a police interview in which Mrs Cilliers, 40, said she sent the "tongue in cheek" remark in a text message to her husband, following the gas leak.

  17. Fatal police crash video shown at inquiry

    CCTV video of the moment when a suspected burglar was knocked down and killed by a police car has been shown at a police disciplinary hearing.

    Two officers are facing misconduct charges over the death of Aston McLean Williams in Reading in August 2014.

    Aston McLean Williams and his two children

    The video showed the father-of-two running away from police officers after coming down from the roof of a commercial property.

    One officer attacked him with pepper spray before another struck him with an armed response vehicle.

    The hearing has ordered that the officers should not be named.

  18. Man injured by 'skull mask' attacker

    A dog walker has suffered a broken jaw in an attack by a group wearing "Halloween skull masks or face paint", police have said.

    The 23-year-old victim was waiting to cross at the junction of Thornhill Park Road and Hinkler Road, Southampton, when a group of three men and one woman approached him.

    Thornhill Park Rd and Hinkler Rd junction

    One man began to deliberately scare the man's dog and then punched him in the face.

    Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident which happened at about 17:00 BST on Saturday.

  19. Replacement engagement ring for 'heartbroken' bride

    New ring

    Do you remember the Dorset bride whose engagement ring was stolen on her wedding day?

    Lusea Warner married James Gale at Symondsbury in August but discovered her ring had been taken when her maid of honour's car was broken into. She was featured on media around the world after posting online that she was a "heartbroken bride".

    Sadly the ring hasn't been retrieved, but she has had a replacement ring made by jeweller Philip Hawkins in Wigan in time for the couple's honeymoon.

    Quote Message: It's proudly photographed against the sea as it is was designed by myself to symbolise my love of the sea and my coastguard husband James." from Lusea Warner-Gale
    Lusea Warner-Gale

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    Video caption: A newly married couple talk about the theft of an engagement ring on their wedding day.
  20. Reading Lido: Edwardian pool reopens after 43 years

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    Video caption: An Edwardian Lido, left unused for 43 years, has re-opened after a four-year restoration.

    An Edwardian open air swimming pool, left unused for 43 years, has reopened after a four-year restoration.

    Reading Lido is believed to be the oldest surviving outdoor municipal pool of the era, but it was closed to the public in 1974.

    After the pool was granted Grade II listed status in 2004, a company has been allowed to renovate it.