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Murray 'feeling good' before final

Hampshire Chronicle: Andy Murray faces Novak Djokovic in the final of the Australian Open (AP)

8:31am Sunday 1st February 2015

Andy Murray said he is ''feeling good'' ahead of his attempt to win a third grand slam title in the final of the Australian Open today.

Bafta head denies Selma racist snub

Hampshire Chronicle: David Oyelowo is the star of Martin Luther King Jr biopic Selma

7:56am Sunday 1st February 2015

The lack of a Bafta nomination for Martin Luther King Jr biopic Selma was not a "racist snub", the head of the academy has said.

Australia set England 279 to win

Hampshire Chronicle: Glen Maxwell's 95 set Australia up nicely in the Tri-Series final (AP)

7:27am Sunday 1st February 2015

Australia set England 279 to win the Tri-Series final at the WACA, with Glenn Maxwell's 95 and James Faulkner's brutal half-century providing the first-innings backbone.

Under 10s 'committing sex crimes'

Hampshire Chronicle: Police are investigating hundreds of reported sex crimes allegedly committed by children under 10

6:48am Sunday 1st February 2015

Hundreds of children under 10 have been reported to police for sex offences including rape, according to reports.

9 creepy Harry Styles gifts you can buy yourself to celebrate his 21st birthday

Hampshire Chronicle: 9 creepy Harry Styles gifts you can buy yourself to celebrate his 21st birthday

6:25am Sunday 1st February 2015

Includes a ‘Reasons I want to marry Harry Styles’ journal. You have been warned.

Sunny January, but cold continues

Hampshire Chronicle: Sunshine in England and Wales last month averaged 75 hours

4:12am Sunday 1st February 2015

Freezing temperatures are expected to carry over into this week as a hangover from a dry January that was the sunniest in more than 10 years.

Particle may explain matter mystery

Hampshire Chronicle: The Large Hadron Collider at Cern has been involved in the investigation of dark matter

2:51am Sunday 1st February 2015

A completely new type of fundamental particle may explain the mystery of "dark matter", the missing material that makes up more than 80% of the universe's mass, according to British scientists.

Ruth Jones: People warm to Stella stars

Hampshire Chronicle: Ruth Jones: People warm to Stella stars

1:41am Sunday 1st February 2015

Ruth Jones has said she thinks her easy-to-love characters are the reason for Stella’s success.

Miliband would be catastrophe: boss

Hampshire Chronicle: Boots chief Stefano Pessina has said Ed Miliband would be a catastrophe for Britain if Labour gained power in May

12:25am Sunday 1st February 2015

Ed Miliband is under fresh pressure after a series of attacks over his leadership and warnings by a leading business chief that he would be a "catastrophe" for Britain.

Pupils 'must recite tables by 11'

Hampshire Chronicle: All children must know their times tables by heart by the time they are 11, Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has said

12:24am Sunday 1st February 2015

All schoolchildren in England will be forced to learn their times tables off by heart as well as carry out long division and complex multiplication by 11, Nicky Morgan has said.

Actor Robbins collapses on stage

Hampshire Chronicle: Ted Robbins collapsed during the stage show of Phoenix Nights

12:20am Sunday 1st February 2015

Actor Ted Robbins is in hospital after collapsing on stage during the opening night of a revival of Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights live show, forcing its cancellation.

Lottery jackpot rolls over to £5.5m

Hampshire Chronicle: Latest news

12:16am Sunday 1st February 2015

There will be an estimated £5.5 million rollover on Wednesday after no one scooped Saturday's Lotto jackpot.

Free pension tracing body to expand

Hampshire Chronicle: A service which helps people track down lost pensions is to expand

12:16am Sunday 1st February 2015

A free service which helps to reunite people with their long lost pension pots is to be expanded to meet growing demand, the Government has said.

Call for oil industry tax cuts

Hampshire Chronicle: Hundreds of job losses, pay cuts and freezes have been announced in the oil industry

12:16am Sunday 1st February 2015

Further exploration and investment in the North Sea is only going to be made by operators with "substantial tax reductions", Scotland's First Minister has said.

Labour urges MND funding increase

Hampshire Chronicle: Motor Neurone Disease campaigner Gordon Aikman has met Nicola Sturgeon as part of his awareness drive

12:16am Sunday 1st February 2015

Labour has called for the Medical Research Council to consider increasing research funding for motor neurone disease (MND) in support of a campaigner who has the condition.

Fund for mugged OAP tops £200,000

Hampshire Chronicle: Money is pouring in to the fund for pensioner Alan Barnes

12:16am Sunday 1st February 2015

Donations for a 4ft 6in frail and visually impaired pensioner who was mugged outside his home have passed £200,000.

Head and neck injuries to lake body

Hampshire Chronicle: Samantha Henderson was last seen leaving Corfe Castle Primary School in Dorset on January 21

12:16am Sunday 1st February 2015

A post-mortem examination on the body of a woman, believed to be missing mother-of-four Samantha Henderson, shows she was violently attacked around the head and neck.

Stars pay tribute to actress McEwan

Hampshire Chronicle: Actress Geraldine McEwan has died at the age of 82

12:16am Sunday 1st February 2015

Tributes have been paid to a ctress Geraldine McEwan, known for playing Agatha Christie sleuth Miss Marple on television, after she died "peacefully" at 82.

PM condemns 'despicable' IS murder

Hampshire Chronicle: The figure known as Jihadi John appears in the video apparently showing the beheading of Kenji Goto

12:16am Sunday 1st February 2015

Prime Minister David Cameron has said Britain "stands united with Japan" after the Islamic State (IS) group released a video appearing to show the beheading of hostage Kenji Goto.

Prisoners tasked with Army kit work

Hampshire Chronicle: Chris Grayling said prisoners would be giving something back to their country with the new scheme

12:14am Sunday 1st February 2015

Prisoners will make sandbags, fence posts and other kit for the Army as part of a drive to teach them the "value of a hard day's work", the Government has announced.

David Oyelowo on why he didn't want to return to Spooks as a spook

Hampshire Chronicle: Oyelowo supports Cumberbatch over 'coloured' comment

12:11am Sunday 1st February 2015

David Oyelowo is looking forward to watching the Spooks movie, but he’s happy not to be in it.

Angela Bassett wanted Whitney Houston family's blessing for biopic

Hampshire Chronicle: Angela Bassett wanted Whitney Houston family's blessing for biopic

12:11am Sunday 1st February 2015

Angela Bassett has said she reached out to Whitney Houston’s family before her biopic on the singer aired.

Sewing Bee host Claudia Winkleman needled by lack of skills

Hampshire Chronicle: Sewing Bee host Claudia Winkleman needled by lack of skills

12:11am Sunday 1st February 2015

Claudia Winkleman has admitted she hasn’t picked up any sewing tips from hosting The Great British Sewing Bee.

Jenny Frost: I didn't want Atomic Kitten return

Hampshire Chronicle: Jenny Frost: I didn't want Atomic Kitten return

12:11am Sunday 1st February 2015

Jenny Frost says she has “no problems” with her ex-Atomic Kitten bandmates.

Hollyoaks' Jessica Fox: Send Nancy Osborne to rehab

Hampshire Chronicle: Hollyoaks' Jessica Fox: Send Nancy Osborne to rehab

12:11am Sunday 1st February 2015

Hollyoaks star Jessica Fox thinks her character Nancy Osborne needs to check into rehab.

Find out why Joaquin Phoenix thinks choosing roles is like dating

Hampshire Chronicle: Find out why Joaquin Phoenix thinks choosing roles is like dating

12:11am Sunday 1st February 2015

Joaquin Phoenix has compared picking film roles to dating.

Babies cause chaos on Midsomer Murders set

Hampshire Chronicle: Babies cause chaos on Midsomer Murders set

12:11am Sunday 1st February 2015

Midsomer Murders’ Neil Dudgeon has admitted DCI Barnaby’s new baby daughter Betty is hard work.

Olivia Williams: Maps To The Stars role was exhilarating

Hampshire Chronicle: Olivia Williams: Maps To The Stars role was exhilarating

12:01am Sunday 1st February 2015

Olivia Williams has revealed she loved making Maps To The Stars with David Cronenberg.

The Voice: Kim Alvord wows Sir Tom as 1D fans check out Liam Payne's cousin

Hampshire Chronicle: The Voice: Kim Alvord wows Sir Tom as Liam Payne's cousin woos fans

1:51am Sunday 1st February 2015

Ross Harris and Kim Alvord both have A-list celebrity connections – but could they make the grade on The Voice?

Are things now more awkward than ever at CBB house?

Hampshire Chronicle: Are things now more awkward than ever at CBB house?

1:51am Sunday 1st February 2015

And Perez Hilton has the ultimate row with Calum Best after offensive comments.

Costa: I've done nothing wrong

Hampshire Chronicle: Chelsea's Diego Costa denies he intentionally set out to stamp

9:53pm Saturday 31st January 2015

Chelsea striker Diego Costa insists there was no malicious intent behind the stamp on Emre Can which earned him a three-match ban from the Football Association.

Poch heaps praise on two-goal Kane

Hampshire Chronicle: Harry Kane continued his goal-scoring form with a brace against West Brom

9:52pm Saturday 31st January 2015

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino expects Harry Kane to get even better as the striker's superb season continued with two goals at West Brom.

Rodgers glad to have Sturridge back

Hampshire Chronicle: Seeing Daniel Sturridge, pictured, back in action was a relief for Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers

9:52pm Saturday 31st January 2015

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists expectations still need to be handled carefully regarding Daniel Sturridge but he was delighted the fit-again striker is back and scoring.

Van Gaal savours revenge over Foxes

Hampshire Chronicle: Van Persie celebrates with his United team-mates after scoring the opener at Old Trafford

9:52pm Saturday 31st January 2015

Louis van Gaal was a happy man after watching his Manchester United team avenge their early-season defeat to Leicester.

Pellegrini: We played to win

Hampshire Chronicle: Manuel Pellegrini was 'very proud' of his Manchester City side's approach against Chelsea

9:52pm Saturday 31st January 2015

Manuel Pellegrini made a veiled criticism of Chelsea's style as Jose Mourinho continued his vow of silence after his side's impressive rearguard display in a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge.

PM condemns 'despicable' IS murder

Hampshire Chronicle: The figure known as Jihadi John appears in the video apparently showing the beheading of Kenji Goto

8:49pm Saturday 31st January 2015

Prime Minister David Cameron has condemned the murder of Kenji Goto after Islamic State (IS) released a video which appeared to show the beheading of a second Japanese hostage.

Head and neck injuries to lake body

Hampshire Chronicle: Police are confident the body is that of Samantha Henderson

8:44pm Saturday 31st January 2015

A post mortem on the body of a woman, believed to missing mother-of-four Samantha Henderson, shows she was violently attacked around the head and neck.

Miliband would be catastrophe: boss

Hampshire Chronicle: David Cameron will not feature on any Labour election campaign posters, the party has announced

8:00pm Saturday 31st January 2015

Ed Miliband is under fresh pressure after a series of attacks over his leadership and warnings by a leading business chief that he would be a "catastrophe" for Britain.

Protesters plead for housing change

Hampshire Chronicle: Protesters called for better housing policy

7:42pm Saturday 31st January 2015

Protesters marched across London to demand better housing.

Blues stay five points clear

Hampshire Chronicle: David Silva, left, celebrates the equaliser

7:32pm Saturday 31st January 2015

Under siege Chelsea retained a five-point lead at the top of the Premier League after repelling Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.

Fletcher deal off - Van Gaal

Hampshire Chronicle: Darren Fletcher proposed move to West Ham has broken down

6:51pm Saturday 31st January 2015

Darren Fletcher's proposed move to West Ham is off, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has announced.

Burgess set for England training

Hampshire Chronicle: Sam Burgess made his union representative debut for the second-string Saxons in Friday night's 18-9 victory over Ireland Wolfhounds

6:25pm Saturday 31st January 2015

Sam Burgess is to spend two days with the England senior squad that is preparing for Friday's RBS 6 Nations opener against Wales.

Miss Marple actress McEwan dies

Hampshire Chronicle: Actress Geraldine McEwan has died at the age of 82

6:10pm Saturday 31st January 2015

Actress Geraldine McEwan, known for playing Agatha Christie sleuth Miss Marple on television, has died aged 82.

Defoe scores in rare Sunderland win

Hampshire Chronicle: Jermain Defoe scored Sunderland's second goal

5:31pm Saturday 31st January 2015

Jermain Defoe's first goal for Sunderland helped to secure just a second home win of the Barclays Premier League season for a delighted Gus Poyet.

Lukaku on target in Toffees triumph

Hampshire Chronicle: Everton's Romelu Lukaku netted the winner at Selhurst Park against Crystal Palace

5:29pm Saturday 31st January 2015

Alan Pardew's honeymoon period as Crystal Palace manager was ended as an early Romelu Lukaku goal earned Everton a much-needed 1-0 victory at Selhurst Park.

Kane leads the cheers in Spurs win

Hampshire Chronicle: Harry Kane scores Tottenham's third goal against West Brom

5:24pm Saturday 31st January 2015

Tottenham's Harry Kane further enhanced his growing reputation with two goals in a convincing-looking 3-0 win over West Brom in the Barclays Premier League.

Sturridge back with a bang for Reds

Hampshire Chronicle: Daniel Sturridge fires home Liverpool's second goal

5:24pm Saturday 31st January 2015

Striker Daniel Sturridge enjoyed the perfect return from injury as he scored within 12 minutes of coming off the bench to give Liverpool's Champions League ambitions a timely boost.

Van Persie scores in United victory

Hampshire Chronicle: Robin van Persie scores Manchester United's opener against Leicester

5:24pm Saturday 31st January 2015

Robin van Persie ended his dry spell with a spectacular finish that propelled Manchester United to a comfortable 3-1 win over Leicester.

Royals decline gay men campaign

Hampshire Chronicle: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge declined to get involved in a campaign to pardon tens of thousands of gay men convicted alongside Imitation Game codebreaker Alan Turing.

3:55pm Saturday 31st January 2015

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge today declined to get involved in a campaign to pardon tens of thousands of gay men convicted alongside Imitation Game codebreaker Alan Turing.

Boy, 17, found stabbed in street

Hampshire Chronicle: Police are appealing for information after a 17-year-old boy was found fatally stabbed in a street in London

3:55pm Saturday 31st January 2015

A murder investigation has been launched after a 17-year-old boy was found fatally stabbed in a street.

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