Michael Mates, the former Tory minister and Hampshire MP is poised to make a political comeback. The 78 year old has been chosen as the Conservative candidate for the new post of Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. The election will be held in November.
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A man described as a paranoid schizophrenic who killed his parents in Swindon, has been sent to a secure hospital for life.
Wednesday afternoon's weather for the east of the region
Wednesday afternoon's weather for the west of the region