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BBC news for Hampshire

MP Hancock resigns from Lib Dems

Liberal Democrat MP Mike Hancock, who had faced allegations he sexually assaulted a constituent, resigns from the party.

Three released over New Forest murder

Three people arrested as part of an investigation into the murder of a woman in the New Forest are released by police.

Unfinished Austen manuscript on show

Pages of an unfinished novel by Jane Austen will go on display at her Hampshire home later.

Late-night levy given go-ahead

Bars and clubs in Southampton are to be charged a late-night levy to cover city centre clean-ups and policing costs.

Berries in cancer therapy experiment

Early research by the University of Southampton suggests wild berries could play a role in boosting chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer.

Council resignation over Ashya case

The chair of a Portsmouth City Council committee quits over how its role in the case of brain tumour patient Ashya King is reviewed.

'Bloodshed threat' before gas siege

A worker at a gas plant where British hostages, including one from Hampshire, were killed by militants allegedly threatened "bloodshed" the night beforehand, an inquest hears.

Live BBC World News

French launch first strikes on IS

France has carried out its first air strikes against IS militants in Iraq, the French presidency says.

Sierra Leone begins Ebola lockdown

A three-day curfew imposed by Sierra Leone to try to stop the spread of Ebola comes into effect, but critics warn it will achieve little.

GSK fined in China for bribery

China fines UK pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline $490m (£297m) for bribery and its former head of Chinese operations is given a suspended jail sentence.

Australia boosts parliament security

Security is being upgraded at the Australian parliament following "chatter" suggesting extremists could target it for attack, the PM says.

Iran Happy dancers to be lashed

Six Iranians arrested for filming a video tribute to Pharrell Williams' song Happy are sentenced to 91 lashes and jail terms, their lawyer says.

Japan to restart whaling programme

Japan vows to restart its Antarctic whaling programme next year despite an International Whaling Commission vote that the hunt is illegal.

Eight dead in Florida house shooting

A grandfather shot dead his daughter and her six children before taking his own life at a home in Bell, Florida, police say.

BBC Sports News

Pardew accuses fans of 'hysteria'

Alan Pardew says Newcastle United fans have created "mass hysteria" at St James' Park after his side's poor start.

Debuchy 'out for at least six weeks'

Arsenal defender Mathieu Debuchy will be out for at least six weeks with an ankle injury, says manager Arsene Wenger.

F1 bosses backtrack on radio ban

Formula 1 bosses backtrack on a ban on teams giving drivers advice over the radio, with car information to still be allowed.

MP Hancock resigns from Lib Dems

Liberal Democrat MP Mike Hancock, who had faced allegations he sexually assaulted a constituent, resigns from the party.

Three released over New Forest murder

Three people arrested as part of an investigation into the murder of a woman in the New Forest are released by police.

Unfinished Austen manuscript on show

Pages of an unfinished novel by Jane Austen will go on display at her Hampshire home later.

Late-night levy given go-ahead

Bars and clubs in Southampton are to be charged a late-night levy to cover city centre clean-ups and policing costs.

Berries in cancer therapy experiment

Early research by the University of Southampton suggests wild berries could play a role in boosting chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer.

Council resignation over Ashya case

The chair of a Portsmouth City Council committee quits over how its role in the case of brain tumour patient Ashya King is reviewed.

'Bloodshed threat' before gas siege

A worker at a gas plant where British hostages, including one from Hampshire, were killed by militants allegedly threatened "bloodshed" the night beforehand, an inquest hears.

AskTen - Ten amazing things you may not have known last week
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1. Barnardo’s calculated that one in five families in England would not have been able to afford a trip to the seaside on bank holiday Monday last week. Looking at the cost of train tickets, fish and chips and sun cream, the charity estimated that a day trip could cost as much as £172.20 and blames welfare cuts for poverty. Metro

2. Networking, risk-taking and ruthlessness are the keys to running your own business, as well as being aged 31, a survey has found. Only six per cent of entrepreneurs feel academic qualifications were vital to success, with eight per cent saying their good looks had helped their chances. However, a third of those polled make less money and work longer hours than they had expected. BBC

3. There was a "statistically significant" rise in immigration in the year to March according to new figures. Net migration into the UK totalled 243,000 in the 12-month period, up almost 40% on the previous year. Some 560,000 people, most from the EU, entered the country and 316,000 left. David Cameron has pledged to reduce annual net migration to 100,000. The Times

4. The latest figures, from the 2012 Health Survey for England, show that 14% of children aged two to 15 were obese and 28% were classed as overweight or obese. Those aged 11 to 15 were more likely to be obese with one in five children placed in that category. In children aged two to 10, 10% of both boys and girls were obese. Daily Mail

5. The World Health Organization has called for a ban on the use of electronc cigarettes indoors and says age restrictions should be introduced to stop children using them. A new report says e-cigarettes are likely to be less harmful than traditional ones but says they should not be promoted as devices that can help people quit. Daily Express

6. The UK is deeply elitist according to an analysis of the backgrounds of more than 4,000 business, political, media and public sector leaders. The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission study found that 71% of senior judges, 62% of senior armed forces officers, 55% of top civil servants, 43% of newspaper columnists and 36% of the Cabinet were educated at independent schools and Oxbridge. BBC

7. Darts is being given a middle-class makeover. The game, once synonymous with the working-class, is now drawing a wealthier crowd who are paying £600 for tickets. Prince Harry and Zara Phillips have both been to world darts championships. Stephen Fry has dipped his toe in darts commentary. The Sunday Times

8. Salaries offered in job advertisements have witnessed their first annual rise since the recession. A study found that the average annual wage offered in the UK was £33,873 in July, up 0.9% on the same period a year ago. The rise bucked this month’s official jobs data which showed an unexpected 0.2% drop in earnings growth in the three months to July. Daily Telegraph

9. House prices in Britain will be more than 25% higher in five years, with London finally being overtaken by other parts of the country. Property firm Savills predicts that house prices will jump by 9.5% this year across the UK, up from its original estimate of 6.5%, with the property market having “exceeded all expectations”. The Times

10. A slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s wedding in 1981 has sold at auction for $1,375 (£820). The cake, in its original white and silver presentation box, was sold to a mystery online bidder in Los Angeles. Fans of royal food have previously purchased cakes dating back to Queen Victoria’s wedding in 1840. The Times

The latest BBC Video News clips

VIDEO: 'Home of golf' accepts women members

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St Andrews has voted to accept women members for the first time in its history.

VIDEO: London hosts Turner and Constable shows

Rivals in life, two of Britain's greatest painters William Turner and John Constable, are the subjects of major exhibitions in London.

VIDEO: Ambulance death woman 'let down'

The grieving family of a woman in her 70s who died while waiting in a queue of ambulances at Morriston Hospital, Swansea, says the system let her down.

VIDEO: Archbishop of Canterbury: 'I doubt'

In an interview with BBC Bristol presenter Lucy Tegg, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, admits he sometimes has doubts about God.

VIDEO: Police appeal after art theft attempt

Birmingham Police have asked for help to identify a man caught on CCTV attempting to take a piece of art from a city centre gallery.

VIDEO: Nine convicted of 'pyramid scheme'

Nine women have been convicted of operating a "pyramid" scheme in which thousands of investors lost money.

VIDEO: Police search Alice suspect's home

Police have been searching the property of suspect, Arnis Zalkalns, as they continue to investigate the disappearance of 14-year-old Alice Gross.