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Roof ripped off double decker bus as it crashes into bridge

The double decker bus lost part of its roof Credit: @Andy_AP1

A double decker bus lost part of its roof after it was driven under a low bridge.

The bus got stuck in a tunnel Credit: @Andy_AP1

The incident happened at the bridge in Romsey in Hampshire at around 11.40pm last night.

The damaged bus is removed from the tunnel Credit: @Andy_AP1

No passengers were on board. The driver was uninjured and an investigation is underway.


HMS Ocean to become Fleet Flagship

HMS Ocean will become Fleet Flagship Credit: Royal Navy

HMS Ocean, the nation’s very high readiness helicopter carrier, will shortly assume the duties of Fleet Flagship.

The Plymouth based ship takes over from HMS Bulwark on the morning of Monday 1 June.

The ship will sail next month for the first of a series of exercises that will demonstrate the flexibility of the warship for tasks ranging from the delivery of humanitarian aid to the full range of amphibious operations.

Former care workers jailed for a total of 35 years

From left: David Hennessey, Colwyn Baker and Nigel Putman Credit: ITV Meridian

Former care workers at the now-defunct Swaylands School in Penshurst near Tunbridge Wells have been jailed for a total of 35 years for historical sex offences against pupils spanning three decades.

Colwyn Baker, 70 - found guilty of 20 offences by the jury at Maidstone Crown Court - was sentenced to 20 years.

David Hennessy, 75 - convicted of six offences - was jailed for 12 years.

Nigel Putman, 61 - found guilty of two offences - was jailed for three years.

Police name man, found dead in flat

A man, found dead in a Bournemouth flat, has been named by police.,

The man, who has not been formally identified, is believed to be Phillip Nicholson, 22, of Poole. He was found dead in the flat in Boscombe.

The circumstances of his death are suspicious and a murder investigation, led by detectives from Dorset Police’s Major Crime Investigation Team, is underway.

A 25-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman – both from Bournemouth – were arrested in Weymouth on suspicion of murder.


Kent's crime commissioner to appoint youth group

Kent's police and crime commissioner Ann Barnes Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Kent's police and crime commissioner is scrapping the controversial post of Youth Commissioner after two appointments were hit by scandal.

But plans to instead spend the Youth Commissioner budget on a 'Youth Advisory Group' are under attack, with one MP describing the proposal as a waste of public money.

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