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Neighbour: Missing boy's family 'were very ordinary'

ITV News reporter Matt Price tweets from Portsmouth:

Blinds and curtains closed at missing boy's former home

ITV News reporter Matt Price tweeted from outside the missing boy's former home in Portsmouth:

D-Day piper's son plays for British and US veterans

The son of D-Day piper Bill Millin has played a replica version of his father's bagpipes for British and US veterans commemorating the anniversary of the Normandy landings in Portsmouth today.

John Millin, the son of Bill Millin, plays replica version of his father's pipes which led the troops to war. Credit: ITV News/Nicky Russell-Smith

John Millin's father was 21 when he was ordered by his commanding officer Lord Lovat to play the bagpipes as his comrades came under fire at Normandy, on June 6, 1944.

British and US veterans pay a visit to Portsmouth's historic dockyard today. Credit: ITV News/Nicky Russell-Smith


Man arrested after 50 cars damaged through the night

The vehicles were parked in Watts Road, Turner Road and Wingfield Street in Portsmouth. Credit: Google Maps

A man has been arrested after more than 50 cars were damaged overnight in Portsmouth, with many having their tyres slashed.

Hampshire Police said officers had been "working hard all day" following the damage, which they said occurred between midnight and 7am today, before holding a 31-year-old from the city.

Officers, though, will be patrolling the streets where the attacks took place again tonight.

Fire crews contain blaze at Portsmouth Dockyard

Fire fighters attended a blaze in Portsmouth's Naval Dockyard this evening. Ten fire crews from Hampshire Fire & Rescue have managed to contain the fire, the emergency service reported.

Hundreds protest over BAE shipyard job cuts

Around 200 people joined a rally to protest BAE's announcement that it is to stop shipbuilding in Portsmouth.

Demonstarors at a rally in Portsmouth city centre supporting the 940 BAE workers who are to lose their job at the city's shipyard. Credit: PA

Many demonstrators carried placards to support workers at the shipyard, where 940 jobs are expected to go if BAE goes ahead with the proposed closure of the site next year.

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