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Attempted murder - woman stabbed in Portsmouth

Hampshire Constabulary are investigating the attempted murder of a woman who was stabbed in the back in Portsmouth today.

The attack happened near London Road in the North End area of the city, at about 3.20pm.

A 41-year-old man from Portsmouth has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He is in Police custody. Anyone with information is asked to call Hampshire Police on 101.


EU Referendum Leave campaign: Gove in Portsmouth

Justice Secretary Michael Gove in Portsmouth on Leave Bus

The battle bus for the EU Referendum Leave campaign is in Portsmouth today, at the Guildhall in the city centre.

Michael Gove MP, the Justice Secretary - also the MP for Surrey Heath met with local MP for Portsmouth North Penny Mordaunt, and went on walkabout with the Leader of Portsmouth City Council, Cllr Donna Jones.

Walkabout in Portsmouth

Kings Theatre prepares for production of Peter Pan

The theatre is preparing for Peter Pan in July Credit: Kings Theatre

This July, at the Kings Theatre Portsmouth, more than 100 local children, aged between 4-18 years old, will take to the stage to perform Peter Pan.

It’s a huge youth theatre project involving children from many different schools and from all walks of life. The cast have been working hard for the last three months learning lines, lyrics and choreography to get ready for opening night.


Crowds attend Portsmouth Pride show and parade

The event started at the Guildhall in Portsmouth

Victims of the Orlando shooting have been remembered at events across the South. Last night, people on the Isle of Wight held a candlelit vigil and today, at the second annual Portsmouth Pride parade and show crowds gathered to pay their respects.

The interviewees in this report from Richard Jones are: Stephen Coote from Portsmouth Pride; Councillor Robert New, Portsmouth City Council, Conservative; and Linda Webb-Bowman from Fratton Fever, the LGBT Supporters' Club.

Portsmouth marks 40 years of ferry operations

The ferry operations have been operating for 40 years Credit: ITV

t's been 40 years since commercial ferry operations began in Portsmouth. The port has handled more than 90 million passengers, with nearly 26 million vehicles travelling via the Hampshire city to Europe. An extensive programme of land reclamation took place and the site opened in 1976

England fan, attacked by Russian thugs, opens his eyes

Credit: Bache

An England fan left seriously injured after being attacked by Russian supporters, has opened his eyes.

Andrew Bache, 51, suffered a cardiac arrest, extensive brain injuries and a lung infection after being attacked by a group of Russians armed with iron bars ahead of England's match with Russia in Marseille.

His brother, Dean Bache, revealed Andrew has begun to move his arms and opened both eyes when his son Harry visited him in hospital.

A JustGiving fundraising page had been setup for Mr Bache's treatment, and has raised more than £19,000 towards a £30,000 target.

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