The Liberal Democrats have announced local councillor Mike Thornton as their candidate for the Eastleigh by-election.
Mr Thornton is a business and development manager and has been a parish and borough councillor since 2007.
He has lived in the area for 19 years and is involved with the annual Bishopstoke Carnival and is an active member of the local church.
More top news
Scottish people celebrate the birthday of national writer Robert Burns with events including haggis throwing and the Big Burns Supper.
There will be a rare chance to see an asteroid pass so close to the Earth you will be able to see it with binoculars on Monday night.
A cold front is sinking its way southwards tonight and bringing steady rainfall for some parts of the UK.