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Southampton man charged with terrorism offence

A 36-year-old man from Southampton has been charged with an offence under the Terrorism Act, following a joint investigation by Hampshire Constabulary and the South East Counter Terrorism Unit.

Mark Colborne, of Butts Road, Sholing, was charged on Monday night with engaging in conduct in preparation of terrorist acts contrary to section 5(1) of the Terrorism Act 2006He was remanded in custody to appear at Westminster Magistrates Court today.

This charge follows an arrest and search at an address in Butts Road on June 3 this year._ It is not part of a wider investigation and there is no threat to the local community.

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Man charged with murder due before crown court

Morris Road, Southampton
The area around Morris Road was closed after the incident on Monday

A man charged with the murder of a pensioner is due before court today. 70 year old John Wildig died at Southampton General Hospital after being found with multiple stab wounds on Morris Road in the city on Monday night.

Paul Humphries who's 35 and from Morris Road has been remanded in custody to appear at Winchester Crown Court later today.

New "hop on, hop off" service through Southampton

Flybe has announced a new "hop on, hop off" service through Southampton Credit: ITV Meridian

Flybe has announced a new Flyshuttle service that will give passengers the chance to fly straight from Jersey to Aberdeen, with a brief stop at Southampton and Leeds.

The "hop on, hop off" service will operate three times a day from October of this year, both northbound and southbound.

Paul Simmon's Flybe's Chief Commercial Officer said, "FlyShuttle is a convenient and affordable concept for our customers extra choice and additional connectivity for everyday air travel.

"Designed to be used as a 'shuttle bus service in the sky' all the way between Jersey in the south and Aberdeen in the north, we are again showing that we are the 'fastest way from A to Flybe', faster than road or rail- and certainly most affordable."

The total journey time between Southampton and Aberdeen will be just over three hours, including brief connection times.

Man charged with murder following death of pensioner

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a 70-year-old man from Southampton.

Paul Humphries, who is 35-years-old, was charged with murder after the death of John William Willdig on Monday evening.

Mr Willdig died at Southampton General Hospital after an incident on Morris Road at around 10:15pm.

The post-mortem showed that he died of multiple stab wounds.

Mr Humphries will appear at Southampton Magistrates Court later today.

No further action is being taken against two men who were arrested in connection with the death.

A woman, who was also arrested in connection with the incident, remains on police bail.

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