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Anti-semitic hate crimes soar in UK areas

Hampshire Chronicle: Anti-semitism is on the rise in many parts of the UK, the report found

12:07am Thursday 30th July 2015

The number of anti-semitic hate crimes reported to police has soared in parts of the UK, police figures reveal.

15 other RCA artists who Zayn could totally collab with

Hampshire Chronicle: 15 other RCA artists who Zayn could totally collab with

10:37pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Twitter is forming a mad supergroup of RCA artists for Zayn to work with NOW.

Simon Cowell confirms Zayn Malik has signed a deal with RCA Records

Hampshire Chronicle: Simon Cowell confirms Zayn Malik has signed a deal with RCA Records

10:37pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Now we just have to wait patiently for him to release a song…

Has Zayn Malik just signed a new record deal?!

Hampshire Chronicle: Has Zayn Malik just signed a new record deal?!

10:08pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Will Zayn be taking on One Direction in the charts?

Boyata gives Hoops advantage

Hampshire Chronicle: Dedryck Boyata, centre, netted a late header for Celtic

10:00pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Celtic's Champions League prospect became a whole lot brighter after Dedryck Boyata's late header gave them a narrow 1-0 victory over Qarabag at Parkhead.

Bramley apple pie filling gains EU recognition

Hampshire Chronicle: Bramley apple pie filling now enjoys EU status as a registered local delicacy

7:33pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Traditional Bramley apple pie filling already has its place in the heart of many Britons - and now a European ruling has recognised it as a historical delicacy too.

'Voice of Racing' Sir Peter O'Sullevan dies aged 97

Hampshire Chronicle: Sir Peter O'Sullevan who has died aged 97

6:26pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Veteran racing commentator Sir Peter O'Sullevan has died at the age of 97, BBC Sport has announced.

Phone and internet problems for BT broadband customers

Hampshire Chronicle: BT warned the issues could last into next week

6:26pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

BT broadband customers across the UK are reporting problems with both their phone lines and internet connections, as the firm warned the issues could last into next week.

Glasgow bin lorry crash 'could have been avoided if driver declared blackout'

Hampshire Chronicle: The crash in Glasgow city centre three days before Christmas left six people dead

6:25pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

The Glasgow bin lorry crash that killed six people days before Christmas could have been avoided if the driver "had told the truth" in his job application to the city council, an inquiry has heard.

Breaking Bad's Jesse Pinkman New Mexico home up for sale

Hampshire Chronicle: Breaking Bad's Jesse Pinkman New Mexico home up for sale

5:51pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

You’ll need at least £1 million to buy Aaron Paul’s fictional house on the hit TV show – meth lab not included.

'Voice of Racing' Sir Peter O'Sullevan dies aged 97

Hampshire Chronicle: 'Voice of Racing' Sir Peter O'Sullevan dies aged 97

5:51pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

The horse racing expert was a familiar face on television and the Daily Express for hopeful punters.

Drake responds to Meek Mill's Twitter rant by releasing an epic diss track, Back to Back

Hampshire Chronicle: Drake responds to Meek Mill's Twitter rant by releasing an epic diss track, Back to Back

5:39pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

“Is that a world tour, or your girl’s tour? ” asks Drake in his EPIC response.

Sir Peter O'Sullevan dies, aged 97

Hampshire Chronicle: Sir Peter O'Sullevan has died at the age of 97

5:37pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Sir Peter O'Sullevan, known to many as simply the 'Voice of Racing', has died at the age of 97.

Calvin Harris' 2002 nightclub photo shows he's really gone from geek to chic

Hampshire Chronicle: Calvin Harris' 2002 nightclub photo shows he's really gone from geek to chic

5:29pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

The Scottish DJ shared a nightclub photo from his teenage years – and he’s got a lot cooler since then.

Boy, four, dies after being found unconscious in pond

Hampshire Chronicle: Police were called after a boy was found unconscious in a pond

4:55pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

A four-year-old boy has died after being discovered unconscious in a pond.

Private tax-free toll bridge up for sale

Hampshire Chronicle: The Whitney-on-Wye toll bridge and cottage in Herefordshire has been put up for sale

4:54pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

A toll bridge home that offers the owners a tax free income has been put up for sale.

Total fined £1.4m after fatal oil refinery explosion

Hampshire Chronicle: Total has been fined after a worker died at an oil refinery

4:54pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Energy giant Total has been fined £1.4 million after a worker was killed in an oil refinery explosion.

Szczesny seals Roma loan switch

Hampshire Chronicle: Wojciech Szczesny will represent Roma during the 2015-16 season

4:30pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has joined Serie A title hopefuls Roma on a season-long loan deal.

Mugged pensioner Alan Barnes to move to Shetlands after 'calling from God'

Hampshire Chronicle: Alan Barnes is leaving the north east of England to follow a spiritual calling in the Shetlands

4:05pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

A disabled pensioner who inspired global sympathy after he was mugged is selling his house that was funded by well-wishers and will move to the Shetland Islands after getting a "calling from God".

Unison backs Jeremy Corbyn for Labour leadership as poll gives him big lead

Hampshire Chronicle: Jeremy Corbyn has received the backing of the trade union Unison for the leadership of the Labour Party

4:05pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Jeremy Corbyn has received another boost in his bid to become Labour leader after receiving the backing of one of the country's biggest trade unions.

Woman travelling with children held at airport in Syria 'terror' probe

Hampshire Chronicle: The woman was arrested at Birmingham Airport

4:05pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

A woman travelling with three children has been arrested at an airport on suspicion of preparing to travel to Syria to engage in terrorism.

Computer geek faces long jail sentence over bid to buy deadly ricin poison

Hampshire Chronicle: Mohammed Ali has been found guilty of trying to buy ricin after being inspired by the television series Breaking Bad

4:05pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

A computer geek is facing a lengthy jail sentence for trying to buy deadly ricin poison from the Dark Web after being inspired by the hit US television series Breaking Bad.

McIlroy will not defend title

Hampshire Chronicle: Rory McIlroy remains sidelined by a serious ankle injury

3:42pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

World number one Rory McIlroy will not defend his WGC-Bridgestone Invitational title next week as he continues his recovery from a serious ankle injury.

Tesco Bank reveals 'foregone interest' to current account customers

Hampshire Chronicle: Tesco Bank is providing more information to current account customers

3:39pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

A bank has pledged to make it clear to customers if they have money sitting in their current account that is not earning credit interest.

John Bishop is seeing double at Madame Tussauds

Hampshire Chronicle: John Bishop is seeing double at Madame Tussauds

3:38pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

“Have I seen you somewhere before?” as the comedian said to the Bishop.

Ricky Gervais and Cara Delevingne lead pack of celebrities horrified by Cecil the Lion shooting

Hampshire Chronicle: Ricky Gervais and Cara Delevingne lead pack of celebrities horrified by Cecil the Lion shooting

3:38pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Celebrities took to Twitter to express their outrage over the shooting of Cecil the Lion by an American dentist.

Life on Marbs: What does Natalie Richardson's husband wish she'd kept to herself?

Hampshire Chronicle: Life on Marbs: What does Natalie Richardson's husband wish she'd kept to herself?

3:07pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Natalie Richardson is appearing on Life On Marbs, but her husband would prefer to keep their life private.

Patriots blast Deflategate decision

Hampshire Chronicle: Tom Brady is due to miss the first four games of the 2015 season

2:23pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

The New England Patriots came out fighting on Wednesday in response to the news quarterback Tom Brady's four-game 'Deflategate' suspension would be upheld by the NFL.

Mourinho makes Benitez weight jibe

Hampshire Chronicle: Jose Mourinho, left, and Rafael Benitez, right, regularly sparred during the Spaniard's spell at Liverpool

1:45pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Jose Mourinho has hit back at Rafael Benitez's wife - with a remarkable jibe about his rival manager's weight.

Caulker out to prove himself

Hampshire Chronicle: QPR defender Steven Caulker will play for Southampton during the upcoming season

1:42pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Steven Caulker wants to prove himself at Southampton after suffering back-to-back Premier League relegations with Cardiff and QPR.

Woman wins court challenge to student loans eligibility criteria

Hampshire Chronicle: The Supreme Court ruled in favour of Beaurish Tigere

1:39pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

An aspiring university student who came to the UK when she was six has successfully challenged the eligibility criteria for student loans.

Marsh defends Haddin omission

Hampshire Chronicle: Selector Rod Marsh has defended the decision not to recall Brad Haddin, pictured, for the third Ashes Test

1:36pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Selector Rod Marsh believes Brad Haddin's lean streak with the bat left Australia with no option but to leave him out of the third Ashes Test.

Zimbabwean pair in court over death of Cecil the lion

Hampshire Chronicle: The lion, who was shot by an American dentist, pulled in a great deal of tourism

1:32pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Two Zimbabwean men who were arrested for illegally hunting a protected lion have appeared in court to face poaching charges.

Home owners 'dream of detached property with three bedrooms'

Hampshire Chronicle: About half of home owners desire a detached property, research shows

1:31pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

A detached property with three bedrooms is the type of residence that the majority of home owners would aspire to live in, a survey has found.

Woods hopeful of upturn in fortune

Hampshire Chronicle: Tiger Woods has endured a miserable 2015 season so far

1:15pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Former world number one Tiger Woods concedes his form may have to get worse before it gets better, but insists he is close to turning the corner.

Raven-Symone admits weight loss pressure at age 7

Hampshire Chronicle: Raven-Symone admits weight loss pressure at age 7

1:02pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

The former Cosby Show star said she felt the pressure to stay slim from the age of seven.

High street sales growth slows despite warmer weather boost

Hampshire Chronicle: Retailers are also expecting a further slow down in sales growth next month

1:00pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

High street sales growth slowed in July despite a rush by s hoppers to snap up summer clothing in the recent warmer weather, according to figures.

Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel disagree over what being famous means

Hampshire Chronicle: Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel disagree over what being famous means

8:27pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Jesse disagreed with the How I Met Your Mother star that he did not sign up to be followed by paparazzi when he became an actor.

The X Factor 2015: 11 people who'd be great as the new voice of the show

Hampshire Chronicle: The X Factor 2015: 11 people who'd be great as the new voice of the show

1:09pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Peter Dickson, who provides voice-overs for The X Factor, has quit – but we have some replacements in mind.

First Look: Michael Bay's 13 Hours trailer recounts the events of the Benghazi terror attack

Hampshire Chronicle: First Look: Michael Bay's 13 Hours trailer recounts the events of the Benghazi terror attack

12:30pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Check out the first look at Michael Bay’s big screen adaptation of this dramatic true story.

EastEnders' Richard Blackwood reveals Claudette Hubbard's gangster roots

Hampshire Chronicle: EastEnders' Richard Blackwood reveals Claudette Hubbard's gangster roots

12:30pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

EastEnders viewers will see a darker side to Claudette Hubbard.

FA give Platini firm backing

Hampshire Chronicle: The Football Association has backed Michel Platini's bid to become FIFA president

12:23pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Michel Platini has been given the firm backing of the Football Association after formally declaring he is to run for the FIFA presidency - and despite his public backing for Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup.

David Cameron plan for more Tory peers 'could cost taxpayers millions'

Hampshire Chronicle: Peers and guests in the House of the Lords during the State Opening of Parliament

12:17pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

David Cameron's plans to appoint more Conservative peers to the House of Lords could cost taxpayers millions of pounds, the Electoral Reform Society has warned.

Manchester's city council approves Factory arts venue project

Hampshire Chronicle: David Cameron and George Osborne announced the venture at the Old Granada Studios which will be the site of The Factory

12:17pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Plans for a £110 million arts venue in Manchester - set to make the city cultural capital of the UK "if not the world" - have been approved by the city council.

Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton movies lined up for Venice Film Festival

Hampshire Chronicle: Idris Elba confirms Star Trek role in breakdancing video

12:08pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Organisers have announced a line-up that includes Beasts Of No Nation starring Idris and A Bigger Splash starring Tilda.

Motorists 'face postcode lottery' over repair bills

Hampshire Chronicle: Regionally, London was the most expensive overall, with an average hourly charge of £101.60

12:02pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

Motorists are being forced to pay up to three times more for car repairs depending on where they live, new data has suggested.

Demi Lovato's dog dies, and Twitter consoles her

Hampshire Chronicle: The Instagram pic that's making us love Demi Lovato even more

11:59am Wednesday 29th July 2015

The singer confessed she is “heartbroken” after her dog Buddy died in an accident.

Cup winners get World Club spot

Hampshire Chronicle: Wigan's 'on the road' game will take place at The Den, home of football club Millwall

11:28am Wednesday 29th July 2015

The winners of next month's Ladbrokes Challenge Cup final will earn a place in the 2016 World Club Series, it has been announced.

Mortgage approvals to home buyers rise by 3%

Hampshire Chronicle: A total of 66,582 mortgages with a value of £11.5 billion were approved for house purchase in June

11:14am Wednesday 29th July 2015

The number of mortgages being approved to home buyers climbed by 3% month-on-month in June, Bank of England figures show.

Middlesbrough fan made monkey gestures, Blackburn players tell court

Hampshire Chronicle: Ernest Goult denies the charges

11:12am Wednesday 29th July 2015

Three black Blackburn Rovers players have told a court that a Middlesbrough supporter made monkey gestures towards them after one of them scored a controversial goal.

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