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Search for missing cruise ship passenger

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Coastguards and the RNLI are searching the sea off the Isle of Wight for a passenger who's been reported missing from the P and O cruise ship Ventura.

The ship was returning to Southampton after a two week cruise in the Mediterranean. The ship was diverted to look for the passenger but has since completed her journey to Southampton. RNLI crews from the Island have continued the search.


Witness appeal over fatal crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal car crash in Hampshire.

Mahir Hagali, 45, from Park Parade, London received serious injuries in the crash on the A303 westbound at Thruxton Down on September 5.

He died from his injuries six days later.

It’s believed a white Toyota MR2 was stationary at the side of the road at the time when it was in collision with a black BMW 530.

The A303 westbound was closed for several hours following the crash.

Police are still keen to hear from witnesses.

The road would have been busy at the time. They are asking anyone who witnessed the collision, or the vehicles involved, to contact police on 101 and quote "Operation Silkwood".


Expensive car stolen from Portsmouth

Police are appealing for information after a £40,000 black Mercedes SLK 250 was stolen from outside of an industrial unit in Limberline Spur, Portsmouth.

This occurred at 12.20am on Thursday, October 8.

Registration number for this vehicle is WA15 SXL.

If anyone has knowledge of the whereabouts of this vehicle or any other information that could lead to its recovery please contact police on 101 quoting ref 44150348956.

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