Bolt criticism would be shame - Hoy

Romsey Advertiser: Sir Chris Hoy, right, and Usain Bolt at the Games

4:42am Thursday 31st July 2014

Olympic legend Sir Chris Hoy has said it would be "a shame" if sprint superstar Usain Bolt had criticised the Commonwealth Games.

Bieber taunts Bloom after Ibiza row

Romsey Advertiser: Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is reported to have taunted actor Orlando Bloom after an altercation in Ibiza

7:51am Thursday 31st July 2014

Justin Bieber has seemingly taunted British actor Orlando Bloom after their reported altercation in Ibiza, posting a picture on his Instagram account of the Lord Of The Rings star crying.

Litvinenko death inquiry to open

Romsey Advertiser: Marina Litvinenko had pressed for a public inquiry

3:34am Thursday 31st July 2014

A public inquiry into the death of poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko will be formally opened today.

Border staff 'unprepared for Ebola'

Romsey Advertiser: Border Control staff say they are unprepared for an Ebola emergency

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

Border staff do not feel adequately prepared to deal with the possibility of people with Ebola coming to the UK and need more information about the threat, a union leader said.

British Gas profits plunge 26%

Romsey Advertiser: Profits at British Gas fell 26% to £265 million as earnings were dented by mild weather

7:50am Thursday 31st July 2014

British Gas profits fell by a quarter in the first half of the year, owner Centrica reported today as it came under renewed pressure over household bills.

Loan curbs slow house price rises

Romsey Advertiser: House price rises slowed in July as new mortgage lending rules took effect

7:39am Thursday 31st July 2014

House prices increased by 0.1% month on month in July, marking the smallest rise seen in 15 months as stricter mortgage lending rules fuelled a slowdown in activity, Nationwide has reported.

Tag bid to cut alcohol-linked crime

Romsey Advertiser: The tags register alcohol consumption but do not monitor movement or where people are

7:50am Thursday 31st July 2014

People who repeatedly commit alcohol-related crime will be forced to wear ankle tags that monitor if they are still drinking, under a year-long pilot scheme.

Ex-Philip aide on child sex charges

Romsey Advertiser: An ex-equerry to the Duke of Edinburgh is facing three historic indecent charges involving a girl of about 12

2:02am Thursday 31st July 2014

A former aide to the Duke of Edinburgh has been accused of sexually abusing a girl in the early 1970s.

Charles views rural life and art

Romsey Advertiser: Prince Charles is visiting an art exhibition in the far north of Scotland

3:34am Thursday 31st July 2014

The Prince of Wales will experience rural life and art during a trip to the northernmost tip of Britain.

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