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A police force has apologised to a rape victim and agreed to pay her £20,000 after she was initially arrested by officers, according to a BBC report.
Hampshire Constabulary agreed the out-of-court settlement with the woman, named only as Laura, after she began proceedings against the force under the Human Rights Act, according to the report.
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Chief Superintendent David Powell admitted to the BBC that the initial handling of the case had been "poor".
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Police assisting in the search for missing kayaker, 54-year-old Stephen Taylor, can confirm a body has been located.
Mr Taylor’s family have been notified and are being supported by officers.
Formal identification procedures have not yet taken place.
A search operation got under way last night after Mr Taylor's wife became concerned that he hadn't arrived home.
Police have named a canoeist who has gone missing in the Solent as 54-year-old Stephen Taylor.
Mr Taylor, of Newbroke Road in Gosport left Lee-on-Solent, at around 11.30am yesterday morning in his blue coloured kayak with the intention of paddling to Lepe beach in the Southampton area.
The experienced canoeist's partner alerted police when he failed to return home.
Mr Taylor is believed to be wearing a wetsuit, a light blue coloured long sleeved top, navy blue life jacket with a red detail and a beige sun hat.
A passing vessel is believed to have seen Mr Taylor at 10.50pm last night, Hampshire Police added.
Rescue teams in lifeboats and helicopters were assembled last night to find a missing kayaker off the coast of Southampton.
An urgent search operation has been launched to find a kayaker who has gone missing off the coast of Southampton.
The kayaker left from Hill Head in Fareham, Hampshire at around 11.30 am on Saturday and did not return.
The Coastguard helicopter and lifeboats are involved in the search.
“We are searching for a kayaker who was expected home last night," Ash Rawson, controller at the National Maritime Operations Centre in Fareham, said.
"A vessel has been in contact with us to report a possible sighting and we are following up on this report as well as continuing our in-depth search of the area with multiple agencies.”
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A young boy is fighting for his life after being rescued from a plane wreck in Hampshire that killed his parents.
The light aircraft came down in woodland near Popham Airfield, Hampshire, yesterday afternoon.
Lewis Tonkinson, 50, and Sally Tonkinson, 44, from Alcester in Warwickshire, died following the crash.
Their six-year-old son is being treated at Southampton General for life-threatening injuries.