Press Association 2014 LATEST

Lampard to join City - reports

Hampshire Chronicle: The move could boost Frank Lampard's hopes of staying in the England squad

11:24pm Friday 1st August 2014

Frank Lampard is on the verge of joining Manchester City on loan, according to reports.

Ancelotti: Title is big ask for LVG

Hampshire Chronicle: Carlo Ancelotti knows the challenges of winning the top flight in England

10:47pm Friday 1st August 2014

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has told Louis van Gaal he will find it extremely hard to win the title with Manchester United next season.

Wenger proud of Gunners achievement

Hampshire Chronicle: Arsene Wenger signed a three-year deal in the summer

10:42pm Friday 1st August 2014

Arsene Wenger believes keeping Arsenal competitive in their barren years has been the most important achievement of his reign.

Gaskell grabs derby win for Bulls

Hampshire Chronicle: Former Salford player Lee Gaskell settled the West Yorkshire derby

10:21pm Friday 1st August 2014

Lee Gaskell's late try was the difference as Bradford beat Leeds 20-14 in the last West Yorkshire derby between the teams before the Bulls are relegated to the Kingstone Press Championship.

Bolt eases Jamaica into relay final

Hampshire Chronicle: Usain Bolt, centre right, looked typically untroubled at Hampden Park

10:03pm Friday 1st August 2014

Usain Bolt ended a week of controversy and speculation by finally making his Commonwealth Games debut at a packed Hampden Park on Friday night.

Silver delight for Daley and Denny

Hampshire Chronicle: James Denny, right, and Tom Daley, left, executed a stunning last dive to take silver

9:16pm Friday 1st August 2014

A near-perfect last dive earned England's Tom Daley and James Denny Commonwealth Games silver - missing out on gold by a minute margin - after just a week's preparation on Friday night.

Lewis takes pole vault gold

Hampshire Chronicle: Steven Lewis has now taken a bronze, silver and gold at Commonwealth Games

8:40pm Friday 1st August 2014

Steven Lewis eked past Luke Cutts in an all-English jump-off to secure pole vault gold at Glasgow 2014.

Daley and Denny secure silver

Hampshire Chronicle: James Denny, left, and Tom Daley finished with a flourish to take silver

8:17pm Friday 1st August 2014

Tom Daley and James Denny came agonisingly close to Commonwealth Games gold in the men's synchronised 10m platform on Friday evening after a near-perfect final dive which left them settling for silver.

Old Trafford washed out

Hampshire Chronicle: Rain ruled at Emirates Old Trafford

7:44pm Friday 1st August 2014

Lancashire and Glamorgan saw their NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final washed out without a ball bowled at Emirates Old Trafford, raising the prospect of a second bowl out in five years for the hosts.

Charity 'appalled' at 230-mile move

Hampshire Chronicle: An autistic woman is to be moved from Swansea to a specialist unit in Brighton, reports suggest

7:43pm Friday 1st August 2014

Charity Mencap said today it was "appalled" by reports that an autistic woman is to be moved from Swansea to a specialist unit in Brighton.

Mel B and Cheryl 'trouble together'

Hampshire Chronicle: Cheryl Fernandez-Versini attending the filming of the X Factor at Wembley Arena in London

7:36pm Friday 1st August 2014

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini said Mel B has brought out her mischievous side as they headed into the latest round of X Factor auditions at Wembley.

Stay-at-home mum accuses Miliband

Hampshire Chronicle: Ed Miliband was accused of failing to value parents who choose to care for their children rather than go out to work

7:34pm Friday 1st August 2014

A stay-at-home mother accused Ed Miliband of failing to value parents who choose to care for their children rather than go out to work, after he said a Labour government would not be able to afford tax breaks for them.

Mel B and Cheryl 'trouble together'

Hampshire Chronicle: Cheryl says Mel B brings out her mischievous side

7:34pm Friday 1st August 2014

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini said Mel B has brought out her mischievous side as they headed into the latest round of X Factor auditions at Wembley.

Fourth Glasgow gold for Fragapane

Hampshire Chronicle: Claudia Fragapane claimed her fourth gold of the Games by winning the women's floor final

6:02pm Friday 1st August 2014

England's Claudia Fragapane has won her fourth gold of the Commonwealth Games after she claimed the individual floor title at Glasgow's SSE Hydro.

Anderson not guilty of ICC breach

Hampshire Chronicle: James Anderson, left, and Ravindra Jadeja, right, were both cleared of wrongdoing

4:27pm Friday 1st August 2014

James Anderson has been cleared of any wrong-doing in his spat with Ravindra Jadeja during the Trent Bridge Test.

Father describes 'devastating' case

Hampshire Chronicle: Allan Young outside the Old Bailey after being acquitted of manslaughter 16 years after shaking his newborn son and causing catastrophic brain injuries

3:48pm Friday 1st August 2014

A father who was wrongly accused of the manslaughter of his newborn son, 16 years after shaking the baby, said the "devastating" prosecution "turned my world upside down".

Bruce hopeful of progression

Hampshire Chronicle: Alex Bruce is 'quietly confident' of beating AS Trencin at home in the Europa League third qualifying round

3:40pm Friday 1st August 2014

Alex Bruce says Hull are "quietly confident" of reaching the Europa League play-offs despite being held to a goalless draw by AS Trencin on Thursday night.

Wenger: No player 'too good' for us

Hampshire Chronicle: Luis Suarez, right, was targeted by Arsenal last summer

3:40pm Friday 1st August 2014

Arsene Wenger has dismissed Steven Gerrard's claims that Luis Suarez was too good to move to Arsenal last summer.

Man loses battle over privacy laws

Hampshire Chronicle: Appeal court judges have rejected an appeal brought over privacy laws

2:56pm Friday 1st August 2014

A man suspected of child sex abuse who was arrested but faced no charge has lost his battle in the Court of Appeal to use privacy laws to stop the press and media naming him.

Anderson wants end to whale drive

Hampshire Chronicle: Pamela Anderson has called for a whale drive in the Faeroe Islands to stop

2:38pm Friday 1st August 2014

Pamela Anderson has called for an end to a 400-year-old whale drive in the Faeroe Islands.

Cruz, Bardem: We want peace in Gaza

Hampshire Chronicle: Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz want peace in Gaza

2:29pm Friday 1st August 2014

Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem have clarified their stance on Gaza, saying they "detest anti-semitism."

Co-op big loser in accounts tussle

Hampshire Chronicle:  The Co-operative Bank saw a net loss of around 15,000 customers in the final quarter of last year

2:27pm Friday 1st August 2014

The Co-operative Bank is among the biggest "losers" so far in the battle to win new customers who are using a current account switching service while Santander, Halifax and Nationwide have seen strong gains, new figures reveal.

BT staff set for shares payout

Hampshire Chronicle: Staff who joined the plan saved between £5 and £225 every month

2:27pm Friday 1st August 2014

Almost 23,000 BT staff were today set to cash in on shares worth £1.1 billion after a five-year share ownership scheme paid out an average of nearly £42,000 each.

Miliband warns over rail fares rise

Hampshire Chronicle: Ed Miliband said a Labour government would cap annual fares on every rail route

2:24pm Friday 1st August 2014

Some rail commuters could face inflation-busting fare rises of 5.6% in the new year, Labour leader Ed Miliband has warned.

Warning over porn stored on phones

Hampshire Chronicle: Two men have been convicted of possessing "truly disgusting" pornographic images and videos

2:24pm Friday 1st August 2014

A judge has warned members of the public about the dangers of storing pornography on their phones after two men were convicted of possessing "truly disgusting" images and videos.

Two face jail for bomb detector con

Hampshire Chronicle: Samuel Tree and his wife Joan are facing jail after being found guilty of making bogus bomb detectors in their garden shed (City of London Police)

2:24pm Friday 1st August 2014

A couple face jail after being found guilty of making bogus bomb detectors in their garden shed which they said could find missing Madeleine McCann.

Market drops over global crises

Hampshire Chronicle: The FTSE fell sharply as a series of political and economic crises around the world sent global markets running for cover

2:24pm Friday 1st August 2014

Britain's leading share index fell sharply today as a series of political and economic crises around the world sent global markets running for cover.

Manganiello: My abs are all real

Hampshire Chronicle: Joe Manganiello says he works hard to look good as he posed for Men's Health magazine

2:19pm Friday 1st August 2014

Joe Manganiello has shown off the physique he works hard for, saying many other actors just create an illusion of being fit.

Lee's LOTR props up for auction

Hampshire Chronicle: Sir Christopher Lee played Saruman the White in the Lord Of The Rings films

2:14pm Friday 1st August 2014

Sir Christopher Lee is offering props from the Lord Of The Rings films up for auction.

Five years for teenage drug dealer

Hampshire Chronicle: Nicqueel Pitrora, who supplied ecstasy to a group of teenagers which resulted in the death of 16-year-old boy Daniel Spargo-Mabbs.

1:52pm Friday 1st August 2014

An 18 year-old drug dealer who targeted schoolboys has been sentenced to five years in prison after a youngster "with everything to live for" died after taking ecstasy.

Suarez appeal set for next week

Hampshire Chronicle: Luis Suarez's ban appeal will be heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport

1:45pm Friday 1st August 2014

Luis Suarez will have his appeal against a four-month ban for biting heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport next week.

Bieber laughs off love life rumours

Hampshire Chronicle: Justin Bieber posted this snap of himself with model Shanina Shaik on Instagram

12:53pm Friday 1st August 2014

Justin Bieber has taken a pop at the rumours surrounding his love life, as he got up close and personal with model Shanina Shaik.

Hamilton heads into break on a high

Hampshire Chronicle: Lewis Hamilton, pictured, is 11 points adrift of championship leader and team-mate Nico Rosberg

12:51pm Friday 1st August 2014

Lewis Hamilton heads into Formula One's summer break with a smile on his face after believing he has proven himself in times of adversity.

Radcliffe Mexico premiere cancelled

Hampshire Chronicle: Daniel Radcliffe was in Mexico City to promote his new film, What If

12:34pm Friday 1st August 2014

Daniel Radcliffe's Mexican premiere for his new film, What If, has been shut down after fears for crowd control.

Laugher at the double in Edinburgh

Hampshire Chronicle: Jack Laugher, pictured, and Chris Mears took top honours for England

12:29pm Friday 1st August 2014

Jack Laugher claimed his second gold of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games in combining with Chris Mears to win men's synchronised three-metres springboard title on Friday.

Rowland: I'm having a baby boy

Hampshire Chronicle: Kelly Rowland is pregnant with a baby boy

12:29pm Friday 1st August 2014

Kelly Rowland has revealed she is expecting a son.

Rolf Harris launches appeal bid

Hampshire Chronicle: Rolf Harris has applied for permission to appeal against his convictions for indecent assault

11:50am Friday 1st August 2014

Rolf Harris has applied for permission to appeal against his convictions for a string of indecent assaults.

Bid to save vandalised Banksy mural

Hampshire Chronicle: The Banksy mural has had silver and red paint sprayed over it

11:48am Friday 1st August 2014

Art lovers are in a "race against time" to save a Banksy mural which targets the issue of Government surveillance, after the piece was vandalised.

Defendant cuts own throat in court

Hampshire Chronicle: A defendant cut his own throat with a smuggled blade after being sentenced

11:12am Friday 1st August 2014

A defendant who smuggled a blade into court cut his own throat moments after he was sentenced.

Group 'to sell off three airports'

Hampshire Chronicle: BAA - which used to be known as British Airports Authority - also once ran Gatwick, Stansted and Edinburgh airports

11:12am Friday 1st August 2014

The UK airport empire of the former BAA company could be reduced to just one airport - Heathrow - by the end of the year.

Forensic team at MH17 crash site

Hampshire Chronicle: A pro-Russian rebel throws a hat to his comrade as the convoy of the OSCE mission approaches near the village of Rassipne, Ukraine (AP)

11:12am Friday 1st August 2014

An international forensic investigation team has now reached the site of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash site in Ukraine.

3 boys held over Cadbury manor fire

Hampshire Chronicle: Photo taken with permission from the Twitter feed of @HighgateFire of a fire at Birmingham's Northfield Manor House

11:12am Friday 1st August 2014

Three schoolboys have been arrested in connection with an arson attack which engulfed a house once owned by members of the Cadbury chocolate dynasty.

RBS reiterates independence warning

Hampshire Chronicle: RBS said a Yes vote in Scotland's independence referendum will have a "material adverse effect" on its business

11:12am Friday 1st August 2014

Royal Bank of Scotland has repeated its warning of a "material adverse effect" on its business if Scots vote in favour of independence next month.

Bags advice for Gatwick passengers

Hampshire Chronicle: Passengers walking through Gatwick as the airport is bringing in its own staff to help with the luggage crisis amid fears there could be further chaos this weekend

11:12am Friday 1st August 2014

Passengers are being advised to pack essential items in their hand luggage ahead of another possible weekend of baggage chaos at Gatwick.

Usher overwhelmed by charity help

Hampshire Chronicle: Usher hosted the 15th anniversary celebration of his New Look Foundation in Atlanta

11:08am Friday 1st August 2014

Usher said he was overwhelmed with gratitude by the amount of supporters at his New Look Foundation's 15th anniversary luncheon.

Cruise enjoys Glorious day at races

Hampshire Chronicle: Tom Cruise presented the trophy to supermodel Edie Campbell after winning the Magnolia Cup at Glorious Goodwood

10:53am Friday 1st August 2014

Tom Cruise made it his Mission to attend Ladies' Day at Glorious Goodwood in Chichester.

Mia Farrow to star on Broadway

Hampshire Chronicle: Mia Farrow is to appear on Broadway in Love Letters

10:49am Friday 1st August 2014

Mia Farrow and Brian Dennehy are among a string of big name movie stars to appear in a new production of Love Letters on Broadway.

Rolf Harris launches appeal bid

Hampshire Chronicle: Rolf Harris is seeking to appeal against his convictions for sex offences

10:43am Friday 1st August 2014

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has applied for permission to appeal against his convictions for a string of indecent assaults.

Jolie gets love letters from Pitt

Hampshire Chronicle: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie wrote letters to each other when they were apart

10:26am Friday 1st August 2014

Angelina Jolie has revealed that Brad Pitt would send her romantic handwritten letters when they were living apart because of work.

Anderson set to discover fate

Hampshire Chronicle: James Anderson, right, will undergo his hearing on the Level 3 charge

10:01am Friday 1st August 2014

England have an extensive contingency plan should James Anderson be unavailable for his home Test as they try to consolidate against India after their first victory in almost a year.

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