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Gosport man downloaded more than 8,000 child abuse images

Pervert Alexander Davies, 26, repeatedly downloaded images on three phones - and even continued after being arrested and released.

At Portsmouth Crown Court he asked a judge for mercy and ‘one last chance to do good’ while reading out a letter from prison over a videolink in

today 11:32
Stamshaw Park: 19-year-old man charged after police officer is stabbed in Portsmouth

The officer, 56, was attacked at about 12.20pm on Thursday in Stamshaw Park.

Michael Enzanga, aged 19, of no fixed abode has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of a bladed article in a public place.

He has been remanded in custody and will

today 09:26
Homeless bus volunteer admits role in ‘savage’ Portsmouth attack

Former homeless bus volunteer Russell Allen, 31, kicked the victim in the head after another man, Nicholas Holley, kicked him six times.

Both Holley and Adam Lee, who punched a good Samaritan who tried to intervene in the incident, have previously been jailed.

But Allen had evaded

yesterday 16:38
Portsmouth police stabbing: ‘Home-made shank’ or knife used in drug-linked Stamshaw Park attack

Detective Chief Inspector Matthew Barcraft-Barnes said the officer received 'significant' injuries and is recovering in hospital but that the attempted murder investigation is progressing well due to ‘overwhelming' support from the public.

Senior investigating officer

yesterday 13:29
Moped delivery drivers rammed Southsea cyclist off his bike, pinned him down and bludgeoned him with motorbike helmet

Cousins Matheus and Vinicius Dos Anjos flew into a road rage as Andrew Storey went south on traffic-locked Fawcett Road faster than them.

Portsmouth Crown Court heard the victim, a painter and decorator, heard a loud crack as the helmet hit him just after the roundabout onto Lawrence Road

yesterday 10:20
Everything we know so far about Portsmouth police stabbing 

The attack happened while the officer was out on patrol in the city at around lunchtime. 

Here's everything you need to know about the incident: 

Where did the stabbing happen? 

The officer was stabbed ‘in the back’ whilst on patrol near Stamshaw Park at around 12.20pm

2019-02-21 20:35
Portsmouth police stabbing: Man arrested after Portsmouth officer ‘stabbed in back’ whilst on patrol – full Hampshire Constabulary statement 

The officer was ‘stabbed in the back’ in Stamshaw Park whilst on patrol at around 12.20pm today. 

Police say that investigations are on-going. 

The officer has been rushed to hospital but is said to have suffered ‘non-life-threatening’ injuries as a result of the

2019-02-21 17:26
Live updates after police officer stabbed in Portsmouth 

South Central Ambulance Service confirmed that an air ambulance as well as an ambulance attended the incident on Western Terrance near Stamshaw Park at around 12.15pm today. Follow our live blog for all the latest updates: 

2019-02-21 16:23
Portsmouth braced for a surge of foreign history buffs eager to visit city for D-Day 75 commemorations 

City culture bosses have revealed a huge surge in eager overseas visitors who have earmarked Portsmouth as a prime heritage holiday destination on their travel maps this year.

Tour groups, made up of American or French travellers, have already bombarded tourism sites in the city with

2019-02-21 12:11
Drunk patient ‘squared up to A&E doctor’ at QA in Portsmouth before punching him in the face

Specialist registrar Dr David Connor was treating Daniel Keevill on a busy night at Queen Alexandra Hospital when the drunk punched him straight in the face.

Now Dr Connor has spoken out about the ‘totally unexpected’ attack he suffered as he attempted to calm down 44-year-old drunk

2019-02-20 09:56
Southsea restaurant to close its doors after a decade of trade

The Italian Bar and Grill in Great Southsea Street will be closing down in the next few weeks, the owner has confirmed.

Business has apparently slowed for the restaurant, with the owner reaching into his own pockets to keep the restaurant going.

Owner Steve Neilson confirmed the news

2019-02-19 21:20
WATCH: Portsmouth man caught fly-tipping in ‘disgusting’ act

Kevin Wright, of Thurbern Road in North End, appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates' Court after he was caught dumping rubbish in a Southsea street last July.

The 32-year-old left 10 bags of builders' waste and household rubbish from a flat clearance outside homes in Fawcett Road.

He was

2019-02-19 17:08
Obese Portsmouth drug dealer claimed he smoked 20 to 30 Spice cigarettes a day to help shed 17 stone

Portsmouth Crown Court heard police raided the home of Colin Gibbs and found 101g of the class B drug in the 52-year-old’s safe with another 10.2g in deal bags in a tub - and £725 in cash and empty ziplock bags in the house.

‘Chronically unhealthy’ Gibbs had been using the drug as

2019-02-19 11:53
Former Warblington School assistant headteacher will face trial after denying child sex offences

Sean Aldridge, 36, appeared at Portsmouth Crown Court this morning. The defendant, of Edmund Road, Southsea, pleaded not guilty as all the charges were put to him at a hearing.

He denies 10 charges of sexual activity with a child by a person in a position of trust, and nine charges of

2019-02-18 16:59
Portsmouth tower blocks Leamington House and Horatia House to be torn down as concrete is too weak and repair work would cost £86m

The council is set to rubber-stamp plans to de-construct Leamington House and Horatia House in Somers Town rather than approve costly repairs to the buildings' concrete.

In their place it is proposed at least 272 new social homes will be built, replacing those lost.

It comes after

2019-02-18 14:53
Robber smashed frail old lady to the ground in Fareham – then stole her credit card and bought himself a McDonald’s

Callous opportunist Sergio Santos, 20, spotted the 86-year-old walking alone on a Fareham footpath before launching his brutal ambush on the unsuspecting pensioner, who has dementia, Portsmouth Crown Court heard.

Before his ruthless act, between West Street and Civic Way in December, the

2019-02-18 12:47
Daily News
Portsmouth 0-0 Barnsley: Magnificent showing… costly penalty miss – Neil Allen’s Blues ratings

READ MORE: Bogle penalty miss denies plucky Portsmouth victory in promotion showdown with Barnsley

today 18:53
Bryn Morris: Portsmouth deserved to beat Barnsley

The promotion rivals shared a goalless draw at Fratton Park this afternoon, yet it was the Blues who felt they should have claimed the three points.

Omar Bogle’s penalty miss on 61 minutes proved crucial, with Tykes skipper and goalkeeper Adam Davies saving in front of the Fratton

today 18:53
Frustration from Portsmouth boss as side can’t turn display into Barnsley promotion battle victory

A 0-0 draw was played out with the promotion rivals at Fratton Park, as Omar Bogle missed a second-half penalty.

Jackett liked what he saw from his team, despite it being their fifth draw on the bounce and the winless run extending to eight games in League One.

He said: ‘That’s

today 18:53
Bogle penalty miss denies plucky Portsmouth victory in promotion showdown with Barnsley

The striker was denied by Tykes keeper Adam Davies in the game’s key moment as it finished 0-0 at Fratton Park.

It was a miss which meant the Blues’ winless run was extended to eight league games, as they failed to end their opponent’s 13-game unbeaten league run.

But there was

today 17:50
Portsmouth 0-0 Barnsley: Full-time pictures

Pictures by Sean Ryan.

today 16:47
Portsmouth sisters ‘shaken’ after ‘two men pulled out knives on them’ on Portsdown Hill

Lucy Turner and her sister Helen were taking their dogs on a regular walk on Portsdown Hill last week when the alleged incident happened around 6pm on Wednesday February 13.

Lucy, a university student in Southampton, said: ‘It was scary and shook me. I never thought something like that

today 15:44
Portsmouth drop Lowe for crucial clash with Barnsley

The Blues’ 11-goal top scorer had previously started all 33 League One games this season.

However, he is among three changes to the side which drew 1-1 against Bristol Rovers on Tuesday night.

Gareth Evans and Oli Hawkins have also made way and join Lowe on the bench, with Kenny

today 14:41
Portsmouth v Barnsley – LIVE

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today 14:41
Latest news from Portsmouth
today 18:53 Portsmouth 0-0 Barnsley: Magnificent showing… costly penalty miss – Neil Allen’s Blues ratings
today 18:53 Bryn Morris: Portsmouth deserved to beat Barnsley
today 18:53 Frustration from Portsmouth boss as side can’t turn display into Barnsley promotion battle victory
today 17:50 Bogle penalty miss denies plucky Portsmouth victory in promotion showdown with Barnsley
today 16:47 Portsmouth 0-0 Barnsley: Full-time pictures
today 15:44 Portsmouth sisters ‘shaken’ after ‘two men pulled out knives on them’ on Portsdown Hill
today 14:41 Portsmouth drop Lowe for crucial clash with Barnsley
today 14:41 Portsmouth v Barnsley – LIVE
today 13:38 Stamshaw Park: Man, 19, appears in court accused of stabbing police officer in Portsmouth
today 11:32 Portsmouth desperate to solve clean sheet riddle as they face Barnsley
today 11:32 Pensioner, 86, dies after house fire in Leigh Park
today 11:32 Gosport man downloaded more than 8,000 child abuse images
today 09:26 Swansea City spectre looms over Portsmouth boss’ faltering promotion ambition
today 09:26 Cyclists in Portsmouth caught without lights after dark in police and council operation 
today 09:26 ‘Hero’ Gosport man leapt into action to save teenager after collapse outside pub – then went back in to finish his pint
today 09:26 Parents thank QA Hospital staff for saving their premature ‘miracle’ twins 
today 09:26 Stamshaw Park: 19-year-old man charged after police officer is stabbed in Portsmouth
today 08:23 On this day: Dillon is spot on in Portsmouth’s demolition of Oldham… Everton stay top of Division One
today 06:17 Mowatt: High-flying Barnsley coming to Portsmouth to win
today 06:17 Time for elder statesmen in young Portsmouth squad to step up
today 06:17 Portsmouth boss gives verdict on where it’s gone wrong – and how he plans to save season
yesterday 21:53 Hawks chairman Derek Pope insists club is not for sale - but extra investment is needed
yesterday 21:53 Portsmouth forgotten man Lloyd Isgrove backed to deliver reminder of Barnsley talent
yesterday 17:41 A Southsea grandad who was always in the mood for dancing at Route 66 nightclub in 1997
yesterday 17:41 Status Quo drummer toured Hampshire schools in 1997
yesterday 17:41 Portsmouth’s spoken word scene: ‘We definitely hit a vibe right away’
yesterday 17:41 Here's how the bookmakers now rate Portsmouth's League One promotion chances
yesterday 17:41 Ronan Curtis calls on Portsmouth fans to recreate crackling Sunderland atmosphere against Barnsley 
yesterday 16:38 Uncovering the labyrinth below Portsmouth Dockyard in 1997
yesterday 16:38 A Daily Mail apology and 30,000 pigs in the river – Steve Canavan
yesterday 16:38 How to grow potatoes with Brian Kidd 
yesterday 16:38 Portsmouth Academy forward switches to Bognor for rest of the season 
yesterday 16:38 Iconic Portsmouth shirt soon to be up for grabs again 
yesterday 16:38 Homeless bus volunteer admits role in ‘savage’ Portsmouth attack
yesterday 15:35 Gardening jobs for the weekend
yesterday 15:35 I would choose a map over a sat nav any day – Blaise Tapp
yesterday 15:35 My family have shown their true colours over loo roll controversy – Verity Lush
yesterday 15:35 Verdict: It’s a long way back for Brett Pitman to play major role at Portsmouth ever again
yesterday 14:32 Portsmouth prodigy competes to be be crowned Britain’s brainiest child in Channel 4 show hosted by Richard Osman
yesterday 14:32 Busy Portsmouth road set for six weeks of lane closures as work on city’s first ‘tiger crossing’ continues
yesterday 13:29 Portsmouth, Gosport and Titchfield’s best events for Monday and Tuesday
yesterday 13:29 Portsmouth police stabbing: ‘Home-made shank’ or knife used in drug-linked Stamshaw Park attack
yesterday 12:26 Portsmouth's best things to do, February 22-28
yesterday 12:26 Folk stars Lau unleash their ‘Brexit album’, but don’t let that put you off catching them at The Wedgewood Rooms in Southsea
yesterday 12:26 Portsmouth, Fareham and Portchester's best things to do this weekend
yesterday 12:26 Portsmouth winger quips to Republic of Ireland team-mate that Southampton will be relegated from Premier League 
yesterday 10:20 The Portsmouth racing track that swapped greyhounds for motorcycles
yesterday 10:20 The Portsmouth naval base with its own zoo
yesterday 10:20 Cats, Ferneham Hall, Fareham, review: ‘The future of local theatre seems assured if it’s in such capable hands’
yesterday 10:20 An Evening with Sir Michael Parkinson, Kings Theatre, Southsea, review: ‘An absolute must-see for fans of Parkinson’
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today 19:17 UK long range weather forecast: 2019 set to be HOTTEST EVER in UK – bookies SLASH odds
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today 19:14 Erosion reveals tonnes of Lynemouth Beach waste
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today 18:48 Tommy Robinson supporters in anti-BBC protest outside studios – ‘Expose the corrupt media'
today 18:48 Chris Eubank Jr shows off Brighton mansion ahead of James DeGale bout: ‘Live like a King'
today 18:48 Cops get the last laugh on gangster named ‘Twinkle Toes’ as they sell his £20k shoe haul
today 18:48 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Morocco trip DELAYED after plane drama
today 18:44 EU expects UK request to help avoid food shortages under hard Brexit
today 18:14 Hunt for Samurai sword killers who stabbed teenager to death
today 18:14 Defenceless pensioner, 78, knocked unconscious by robbers in his own home
today 18:14 Prisoner escapes on motorway while being transferred between jails
today 18:14 Stephen Lawrence’s dad fears street violence is now worse than when his son was killed
today 18:14 Seething fisherman begs UK to complete Brexit NOW - 'Don't want EU to ORDER me around!'
today 18:14 Princess Eugenie’s wedding vow REVEALED: Royal's thoughtful pledge to 'inspire' change
today 18:14 Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo carries first passenger 55 MILES above Earth
today 18:14 Cystic fibrosis storm: Professor slams drug giant 'for holding sick children to ransom'
today 18:14 CRISPR genetically-modified girls ‘given ENHANCED brains’, warn scientists
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today 18:14 Yellow Vest protesters mark 15th weekend of RAGE against Macron with FIVE Paris protests
today 18:14 Meg's jet-set party mocks her causes, says CAROLE MALONE
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today 18:05 George Long the best of a bad bunch as Hull City are hammered - player ratings
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