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Friday 29th August 2014
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BBC news for Hampshire

Woman pleads guilty to acid attack

A woman pleads guilty to grievous bodily harm with intent after another woman was seriously burned in an acid attack.

Thousands support pier petition

Thousands of people support a campaign to fully restore Hampshire's last Victorian pier.

HMS Illustrious taken out of service

HMS Illustrious is taken out of service at the Portsmouth Naval Base after 32 years.

Increase in flights to Southampton

There will be an increase in flights between Guernsey and Southampton following Flybe pulling out of the Gatwick route.

Skeleton mask man threatens worker

A skeleton mask-wearing raider tries to rob a convenience store in Hampshire.

Structural problems found on bridge

The underlying condition of Southampton's Central Bridge is much worse than originally thought, the council says.

Memorial stone unveiled for VC hero

A memorial stone has been unveiled to remember one of the first Victoria Cross recipients of World War One.

Live BBC World News

Obama: Russia causing Ukraine crisis

US President Barack Obama accuses Russia of being responsible for the violence in eastern Ukraine, as Nato prepares to hold an emergency meeting.

IS militants 'behead Kurdish man'

The Islamic State group releases a video appearing to show militants killing a Kurdish man as a warning to forces fighting it in northern Iraq.

No charges in US accidental shooting

Officials say there will be no charges for a nine-year-old girl who killed her shooting instructor by accident.

Ford 'threatened' fellow school coach

As a youth football coach, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford allegedly threatened a teacher and made players roll in goose droppings, newly released documents say.

Ebola Africa travel bans to be axed

West African health ministers meeting in Ghana follow WHO advice and lift travel restrictions on countries affected by the Ebola outbreak.

UN peacekeepers held in Golan

Forty-three UN peacekeepers are being held by an armed group in the Syrian Golan Heights, amid heavy fighting between rebels and the army.

DNA tells story of Arctic peopling

A study of genetic sequences sheds light on the settling of the North American Arctic, from ancient "Paleo-Eskimos" to the modern-day Inuit.

BBC Sports News

Murray breezes into US Open last 32

Andy Murray makes short work of German qualifier Matthias Bachinger as the Briton advances to the US Open third round.

Liverpool drawn against Real Madrid

Liverpool are drawn against holders Real Madrid as Manchester City get a tough draw in the Champions League.

Hockaday sacked as Leeds manager

Leeds United manager Dave Hockaday is sacked after only six games in charge of the Championship side.

GB women break 4x100m relay record

Britain's women break the national 4x100m record while James Dasaolu comes third in the 100m at the Zurich Diamond League.

Hull City 2-1 KSC Lokeren (agg 2-2)

Robbie Brady scores twice but Yannick Sagbo is sent off as Hull City go out of the Europa League on away goals to Lokeren

Woman pleads guilty to acid attack

A woman pleads guilty to grievous bodily harm with intent after another woman was seriously burned in an acid attack.

Thousands support pier petition

Thousands of people support a campaign to fully restore Hampshire's last Victorian pier.

HMS Illustrious taken out of service

HMS Illustrious is taken out of service at the Portsmouth Naval Base after 32 years.

Increase in flights to Southampton

There will be an increase in flights between Guernsey and Southampton following Flybe pulling out of the Gatwick route.

Skeleton mask man threatens worker

A skeleton mask-wearing raider tries to rob a convenience store in Hampshire.

Structural problems found on bridge

The underlying condition of Southampton's Central Bridge is much worse than originally thought, the council says.

Memorial stone unveiled for VC hero

A memorial stone has been unveiled to remember one of the first Victoria Cross recipients of World War One.

AskTen - Ten amazing things you may not have known last week
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1. Out of 162 nations 151 are currently involved in some form of conflict. Although the UK has managed to stay relatively free from internal conflict, the country only ranks 47th in this year's Global Peace Index. Iceland came top as the most peaceful nation for the third year in a row. The five least peaceful countries were, in order: Somalia, Iraq, South Sudan, Afghanistan and, in last place, Syria. Daily Express

2. The Premier League began on Saturday following a record summer of transfer spending in England's top league. The 20 top-flight clubs have invested an estimated £647m - £17m more than in the whole of last summer - with experts believing the figure could reach £1bn. Sky Sports News

3. British consumers spend an average of £142 shopping online while drunk. Lobster pots and diving equipment among the bizarre items people have ordered during their merry sprees. Most drunken spending sessions (53%) take place on Amazon, according to a survey by a comparison website. Daily Telegraph

4. Parents typically face spending £180 on sending their children back to school, figures show. A small number – nine per cent – will fork out as much as £900 on uniforms, books, excursions and stationery, the government-backed Money Advice Service found. About 20 per cent of parents said they will need to dip into savings, 16 per cent expect to use a credit card and eight per cent will rely on an overdraft. Metro

5. Pubs are now closing at a rate of 31 per week, according to the real ale group Camra. Campaigners are calling for urgent legislation to make it harder for pubs to be demolished or transformed into retail outlets. With 3% of pubs in the suburbs closing in the past six months, there are now 54,490 boozers left in Britain. The Observer

6. A huge asteroid has a one-in-300 chance of wiping out life on Earth – but not until 2800. Researchers at the University of Tennessee are studying Asteroid 1950 DA, which could strike earth on 16 March, 2880. It has a diameter of one kilometre and is travelling at nine miles a second relative to the Earth. It would hit at 38,000 miles per hour. The Times

7. The UK is the self-employment capital of western Europe, says the IPPR think-tank. Policymakers are concerned that the trend is a sign of labour market weakness, raising fears over the strength of the economic recovery. Around two-fifths of all new jobs since 2010 have been among the self-employed, a trend that has helped shape Labour's cost-of-living agenda. The Times

8. New research from the American Chemical Society shows wine kept in a cupboard at home ages four times as quickly as that stored in a professional cellar. After two years, those stored in domestic conditions had consistently aged more quickly and had fewer antioxidants, less red pigmentation and weaker flavour than the cellar versions. The Times

9. Half of all people eligible for a state pension are still working, a study suggests. One in three pensioners is fully retired while half are working at least part time to make ends meet, it adds. One in four of those toiling in their 60s, 70s and 80s is running their own business. Evening Standard

10. German vehicle-maker Daimler has an innovative approach to holiday email, which many people about to return from holiday may well wish their company would copy. Emails sent to employees while they are on holiday are automatically deleted. Email these people and you will get a message like this: I am on vacation. I cannot read your email. Your email is being deleted. Please contact Hans or Monika if it's really important, or resend the email after I'm back in the office. Danke Schoen. BBC

The latest BBC Video News clips

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Hundreds of people have descended on Folkestone beach in a bid to get their hands on a share of buried gold worth £10,000.

VIDEO: Roman ruins uncovered in Somerset

Archaeologists are studying Roman ruins, including a bath house, that have been discovered on the site of a new bypass in Somerset.

VIDEO: Rotherham council knew 'many' at risk

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A student who was punched in the face at the Notting Hill Carnival for telling a man not to grope her says she would do the same again.

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VIDEO: Oldest wing walker takes to skies

The world's oldest wing walker has extended his own record at the opening of the Bournemouth Air Festival.

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Geologist Jonathan Swale claims that the Calders Geo sea cave at Esha Ness in Shetland is the largest in Britain.