BBC news for Hampshire

Single-sex English classes introduced at Southampton school

Boys and girls preparing for their English GCSE have been separated in a bid to improve results.

Emile Cilliers trial: Parachute 'sabotage' possible in five minutes

Army sergeant Emile Cilliers denies attempting to kill his wife by tampering with her parachute.

Southampton medieval walls city revamp compulsory purchases backed

Homes and shops are set to be built alongside the medieval town walls in Queensway and East Street.

Spencer Ashworth police shooting inquest opens

Spencer Ashworth was shot after police received reports of him threatening motorists with a gun.

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Catalonia crisis: Spain moves to suspend autonomy

Spain is to begin the process of imposing direct rule on Catalonia after a disputed independence vote.

Afghan army base destroyed by Taliban suicide bombers

A third major attack in a week leaves at least 43 dead and nine wounded in the province of Kandahar.

Malta journalist Daphne Galizia's sons reject million euro reward

Sons of the journalist killed in Malta say they are "not interested in justice without change".

US: Tillerson calls for India ties to counter China

The US would "never have the same relationship with China, a non-democratic society," he added.