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Police investigating football player assault

Sunderland's Luke O'Nien celebrates after the final whistle
Reuters

Hampshire Constabulary says it is investigating an assault against a Sunderland player at the Portsmouth v Sunderland football game at Fratton Park last night.

Sunderland defender Luke O'Nien has said he was "punched" by a Portsmouth supporter during the match.

No-one has been arrested so far.

Weather: 'Cloudier and cooler'

Bee Tucker

BBC Weather

Portsmouth security after social media threats

Fratton Park
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Portsmouth will carry out enhanced security checks at Thursday's game with Sunderland after a social media user threatened to shoot and bomb supporters attending the game.

Police are investigating the matter ahead of the sold-out Sky Bet League One play-off semi-final second leg at Fratton Park.

Portsmouth said they were aware of the posts and working with Hampshire Constabulary.

The Twitter account has since been suspended.

"The club would like to reassure fans that there will be enhanced security checks in place for Thursday's play-off match against Sunderland at Fratton Park," read a Portsmouth statement.

"Due to these checks, all supporters with tickets are advised to arrive in plenty of time to make sure they are inside the stadium for the start of the game."

Ferry firm adds overnight sailings

Wight Ryder ll 300
Wightlink

Wightlink is adding pedestrian ferry sailings between Portsmouth and Ryde for passengers enjoying a late night out this summer.

The four extra FastCat ferry services will run after midnight for the first time.

The new timetable will be trialled from 31 May until the end of September.

The firm already operates overnight sailings on vehicle ferries between Portsmouth and Fishbourne.

'I learned that acne doesn't define you'

Personal trainer Emily Keel, 25, from Portsmouth, has cystic acne - a condition that develops when the infection goes deep into the skin, causing boil-like spots.

She quit her job at a gym because of the impact of acne, but has now learned to love her skin.

Emily is backing a Mendal Health Foundation campaign for impact of acne on people's mental health to be more widely understood.

Weather: Dry and sunny, but breezy

Alex Osborne

BBC Weather

Wednesday will be dry and fine with a brisk east-southeasterly breeze making it feel less warm in coastal areas.

A change in the weather is on the way from Thursday, bringing a risk of showers.

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Two injured in Southampton flat fire

Two people were injured after a fire broke out in a first-floor flat in Southampton.

A man and a woman in their 60s were treated for minor injuries at Southampton General Hospital following two explosions at the property in Lincoln Court on Monday evening.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service sent four pumps and an aerial appliance when they were called to reports of an explosion at 19:29 BST.

Lincoln Court, Southampton
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The fire broke out at Lincoln Court, Southampton

Tuesday's weather forecast: Chilly start but dry and bright day

Today there will be some chance of clouds but generally clear skies.

Temperatures will range from low single figures to highs of 20°C.

South weather: Chilly start but dry and bright day

Monday's weather forecast: Dry and sunny today, but rather breezy

Today will be a dry and mostly sunny day with a chance of some cloud.

However, there will be a keen easterly breeze.

Maximum Temperature: 14 to 17°C (57 to 63°F).

Dry and sunny today, but rather breezy

Weather: Early mist will clear to sunny spells

A clear and dry start, but there will be some areas of early morning mist or fog.

There will be long sunny spells throughout the day, but there is a chance of an afternoon shower. Light winds.

It will become rather cloudy this evening and some outbreaks of rain will spread from the west overnight, but it will be quite mild.

Maximum Temperature: 16°C (61°F).

Elementary, my dear Watson - new police dog welcomed

Thames Valley, Hampshire & IoW Dog Section has welcomed a new recruit to its crew, and he looks like a keeper.

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Dragonfly project in Dorset extended

Melanie James

BBC Radio Solent

Dragonfly Logo
You First

A Dorset project to help victims of domestic abuse is to be extended.

The Dragonfly project uses the symbol of a dragonfly to show people in an abusive situation where they can find confidential support and advice.

The project trains people to become champions within communities. They're able to receive and respond to disclosures of domestic violence and abuse.

Funding has now been secured to continue the Dragonfly project in Dorset and to extend it to Hampshire, the Isle of Wight and West Sussex.

Weather: 'Sunny spells and heavy showers'

Dan Downs

Weather Forecaster

Former MP to become county council leader

Local Democracy Reporting Service

Conservatives on Hampshire County Council have elected a former MP as their new leader.

Keith Mans is set to take over as the leader of the Tory-controlled authority at its annual meeting on 17 May.

The former RAF officer was the MP for Wyre in Lancashire between 1987 and 1997.

He will take over from Councillor Roy Perry, who became council leader in 2013.