Portsmouth Football Club are tonight searching for a new manager after Michael Appleton left to take over at Blackpool. He returns to the North West, where his young family still live. Coach
Guy Whittingham will take charge of Pompey for Saturday's match against Bury.
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Becky Mantin has Thursday's weather forecast for the west of the region.
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Doors have been smashed and thousands of pounds in cash, jewellery and camera equipment taken in a spate of burglaries in Farnham, Surrey.