1800 jobs will be cut in shipyards operated by BAE Systems across England and Wales, bringing shipbuilding in Portsmouth to an end.
Unions are to meet defence giant BAe Systems to discuss the future of the firm's three shipyards amid a review of its business.
Nick Clegg has said the Lib Dem MP for Portsmouth South could be suspended from the party over "very serious" allegations of sexual assault.
Two men in their twenties have been killed in a car crash near Fareham.
It happened shortly after 11 o'clock last night on the B2177 Southwick to Boarhunt road. The car they were in, a grey Mitsubishi lancer, left the road. No other vehicles were involved.
The driver from Southampton and his passenger, who lived in Botley, both died at the scene.
The funeral of schoolgirl Olivia Lewry has been held today.
The 16-year old was killed a month ago in a hit and run in Gosport along with her friend Jasmine Allsop.
Jasmine's "Barbie" themed funeral was held on Friday 29th November.
Hundreds of family and friends attended the funeral, which was held at St Mary's Church, near to where Olivia was killed.
Reverend Andy Davis said, "Olivia was very popular and had lots of friends, many who call her Olive.
"Her family wanted to say to the younger people 'remember how precious life is' and to live life safely but to the full."
Police are appealing for information after a 34-year-old woman was assaulted in Portsmouth last Thursday.
She was walking in the Hayling Avenue area at around 10am on 28th November when she was verbally abused by a man before being dragged towards Baffins Pond.
She managed to escape the man, but suffered bruising and cuts to her arms.
A 41-year-old man from Portsmouth was arrested on Friday 29th November on suspicion of assault. He was questioned and later bailed until December 13, 2013 pending further enquiries.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Southsea Police Station by phoning 101.
Two young men have died after a car crash in Portsmouth.
The crash happened yesterday at around 11:05pm on the B2177 Southwick to Boarhunt Road.
A grey Mitsubishi lancer was travelling towards Staple Cross Boarhunt when it left the road.
The driver was a 24-year-old man from Southampton and the passenger was a 23-year-old male from Botley.
Both men were pronounced dead at the scene.
Any witnesses should call the police on 101.
A biting wind whistled across Portsmouth Harbour as six Royal Naval Reservists plunged into the dark waters of the diving training lake at the Navy’s Horsea Island training site.
They swam across the lake, completing a timed set of circuits and leaping several times from the highest platform (over 30 feet) into the water, clutching their fins to their chests.
The reservists were conducting pre-joining aptitude and acquaint tests on a wintry Saturday morning in late November.
These determined men have one collective ambition: to join the Royal Naval Reserve Diving Branch, a specialist cadre of the Maritime Reserves that supports the Fleet Diving Squadron of the Royal Navy.
Police are appealing for information after a 10-year-old girl was assaulted in Portsmouth on Friday 15th November.
The incident occurred at the junction of Walsall Road and Lichfield Road between 3.30 and 4pm.
A ten-year-old girl was pushed up against a wall near the Stacey Centre by a group of boys and had her bag searched for valuables before they ran off. 20p and a red felt tip pen were stolen.
One of the attackers was described as wearing a tiger ‘onesie’.
The victim was left shaken with small bruising on her arm and reddening and swelling to the back.
Anyone with information should contact DC Gamblen at Fratton police station on 101, alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
– Investigating officer DC Matthew Gamblen
An older man, with a small girl in a pink ‘onesie’ was seen to witness the offence as was a woman driving a white car. We are keen to speak to these people who may be able to help us identify the offenders. An assault on a young girl is a rare occurrence, we would appeal to anyone who may be able to help to come forward.
The Portsmouth-based warship HMS Defender has visited Glasgow – where she was built – for the first time since she was delivered to the Royal Navy and became a full member of the Fleet. The Type 45 destroyer is also affiliated to the city.
Portsmouth FC have sacked their manager Guy Whittingham. In a statement, a club spokesperson said:
– Portsmouth FC spokesperson
Portsmouth Community Football Club regret to announce that, following a meeting with the chairman, CEO and finance director, Guy Whittingham has today left his post as manager after his contract was terminated. The club wishes to place on record its sincere gratitude to Guy for his service to the club during difficult times. Andy Awford has been put in caretaker charge, assisted by Alan McLoughlin and David Connolly. We have an important game against Southend United tomorrow night which we are fully focused on and there will be no further statement until after this fixture.
Hampshire Police are investigating after a man fell from a block of flats in the Southsea area of Portsmouth. The man suffered serious injuries after the incident at Carlton Court in South Parade. He was taken to hospital by air ambulance.
Officers were called to the scene at 8.25am this morning. A spokesperson said: "Officers are taking witness statements and conducting enquiries at the scene to confirm exactly what happened. We would like to thank members of the public who have helped police with their enquiries so far."
Anyone with information is being asked to contact Hampshire Police by telephoning 101. The Mini-com number, which is used by deaf and hard of hearing callers, has changed to Minicom TextRelay 18001 101.
Alternatively anyone wishing to remain anonymous can contact the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.