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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Meridian speaks to high flying pilot Kate

Kate McWilliams is a pilot for easyJet Credit: PA

An airline worker from Surrey has become the youngest person ever to Captain a passenger jet.

Kate McWilliams flies airbus A319's and 20's for Easyjet at Gatwick- with up to 200 passengers on board.

She says some passengers are amazed she is in charge but overall reaction has been positive.

Today she gave her only television interview to our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse.

Arrest after elderly man hits head on road in altercation

The argument happened on Bury Road's one-way system Credit: Google Images

Officers have arrested a 28 year-old local man on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent following a serious assault in Gosport yesterday.

A 69 year-old man hit his head on the road following a dispute on the one-way system on Bury Road at around 5:50pm.

The injured man is currently being treated at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham for a serious head injury.

He was with his wife who was in a wheelchair, when he had an altercation with another man who had been on a bicycle and who cycled off towards Stoke Road.


Four young men injured- one seriously- after car crashes into tree

The crash happened on Templar's Way Credit: Google Images

Police are appealing for witnesses after a car collided with a tree in Chandler's Ford.

Officers were called to Templars Way at 3.30am on Sunday, September 25, after a silver Ford Fiesta ST left the carriageway and collided with a lamppost and a tree.

The four men who were inside the vehicle, all aged between 19 and 21, suffered serious injuries and were taken to Southampton General Hospital.

Two have since been discharged from hospital.

A 19-year-old who remains in hospital is described as being in a critical condition.

A 21-year-old man from North Baddesley has been arrested in connection with this collision and has been bailed until October 31.

Appeal after woman sexually assaulted by two men in Oxford alleyway

The 19 year old was assaulted in Cuckoo Lane, Headington Credit: Google Images

A woman has been sexually assaulted while walking through an alleyway in Oxford.

The 19-year-old victim was in Cuckoo Lane in Headington in the early hours of Sunday when she as attacked by two men.

Police are warning people to keep to well-lit areas.

The first man is white, aged in his late teens to early twenties, about 6ft 2ins, with a broad, muscular build.

He had brown medium length scruffy hair, no glasses and was clean shaven.

He was wearing a short sleeved top, black jeans and a gold signet ring on his left hand.

The second man is white, aged in his late teens to early twenties, about 5ft 9ins or 5ft10ins, with a broad or fat build, blonde short hair and was clean shaven.

New boss at Southern Rail's parent company

Nick Brown is the new Chief Operating Officer Credit: GTR

Southern Rail's parent company - Govia Thameslink - has announced it's appointing a new Chief Operating Officer.

Nick Brown has recently been Managing Director of London Underground.

He replaces Dyan Crowther who is leaving the job - after 2 years.

She'll become the new CEO of High Speed One.

UPDATE: Police investigating rape of 15-year-old release description

The attack happened at Toddler's Cove in Canterbury Credit: Google Images

Detectives investigating a report of a rape at a park in Canterbury have released a description of a man they are keen to speak to.

He is described as being aged around 30, about 6ft and with dark hair. He is believed to have been wearing tracksuit bottoms and a Nike top and possibly also a hooded top.

In the early hours of Sunday 25 September Kent Police received a report that a 15-year-old girl had been raped.

The attack is reported to have taken place in Toddler’s Cove, off Whitehall Road, shortly before midnight on Friday 23 September.

‘We are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the incident and are supporting the victim through this distressing time.

‘We are appealing for anyone who was in the Toddler’s Cove area of Canterbury and saw anything suspicious, or who recognises the description, to contact us.’

– Det Chief Insp Nick Gossett
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