Arrests in website fraud probe

Hampshire Chronicle: Police execute a warrant in connection with a criminal ring linking Russian hackers with ticket resellers in New York and money-launderers in the United Kingdom

7:58pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

An international crime ring that hacked into a ticket website and used customers' details to stage a million dollar fraud has been dismantled in a transatlantic crackdown involving British police.

Supermarkets check chicken supplies

Hampshire Chronicle: Tesco, Sainsbury's and Marks & Spencer confirmed they had launched investigations into their chicken sources

6:35pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Three of the UK's major supermarkets have launched investigations into their chicken supplies after an investigation uncovered alleged hygiene failings at factories.

Report critical of undercover units

Hampshire Chronicle: Attempts were made to smear relatives of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence, it has been claimed

5:48pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Undercover police units will come under fire for gathering and keeping information about black justice groups that "served no purpose in preventing crime".

Screen veteran Dora Bryan dies

Hampshire Chronicle: Bryan was known for roles in TV's Last Of The Summer Wine and classic British movies like A Taste Of Honey

6:59pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Actress Dora Bryan, who was known for roles in TV's Last Of The Summer Wine and classic British movies like A Taste Of Honey, has died at the age of 91.

Wage growth signal over rate rise

Hampshire Chronicle: Bank of England governor Mark Carney's remarks could dampen speculation about a rate hike by the end of this year

11:27am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has signalled that Britain's faltering wage growth is to have an increasingly important bearing on when interest rates will rise.

Gates opened for Games ceremony

Hampshire Chronicle: Team Scotland athletes Georgina Black and Sophie Smyth visit the Commonwealth Games plaza at George Square in Glasgow City centre

3:21am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Excitement is building in Glasgow as thousands of people arrive to take their seats for the opening ceremony of the 20th Commonwealth Games.

Peaches Geldof overdosed on heroin

Hampshire Chronicle: Peaches Geldof was found dead at her home in Wrotham, Kent

3:20am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose after losing her battle against addiction to the Class A drug, an inquest heard.

MP apologises for Gaza rocket tweet

Hampshire Chronicle: An MP tweeted about the Hamas rocket attacks on Israel

2:04pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Liberal Democrat MP David Ward has issued what the party described as a "categorical apology", after posting a tweet suggesting that he might be ready to fire rockets from Gaza into Israel.

Claudia police drill inside pub

Hampshire Chronicle: Police search The Acomb pub in York

3:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Police investigating the disappearance of chef Claudia Lawrence have been drilling inside a pub they have sealed off as part of a search operation.

Man fined for swallowing goldfish

Hampshire Chronicle: A still from a video shown at Lowestoft Magistrates' Court of Jack Blowers, of Lowestoft, Suffolk as he downed two goldfish as part of a Neknomination dare before regurgitating them.

3:21am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A man who downed two goldfish as part of a Neknomination dare before regurgitating them has been fined by magistrates.


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