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Hampshire Police have confirmed they are dealing with an ongoing incident aboard a vessel off the south coast of the Isle of Wight

Hampshire police say "concerns were raised to police for the welfare of crew on board the Nave Andromeda" as a "number of stowaways" had "made verbal threats towards the crew" but no one has been reported injured.

Sky News understands the incident in The Channel is over and seven people have been detained.

Suffolk police appeal for witnesses or information after the body of a man was found in River Orwell in Ipswich For more on this and other news visit

Official figures show the UK has recorded 151 new COVID-19 related deaths and 19,790 new cases For more on this and other news visit


A Downing Street spokesman says children currently receiving free school meals will continue to do so following a campaign by Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford

The medicines and healthcare products regulatory agency has approved a breathing aid that can help keep covid-19 patients out of intensive care which has been developed by a team from University College London and the Mercedes Formula One team

Essex Police says 39 bodies have been discovered in a lorry at Waterglade Industrial Park in Thurrock adding a 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland has been arrested on suspicion of murder

Spanish health officials say they have recorded no new COVID-19 deaths in a 24-hour period for the first time since March

U.S. president Donald Trump says a "breakthrough" has been achieved in trade talks with China and he expects a deal to be signed "very shortly"

It can now be reported that former Sunderland winger #AdamJohnson  was also arrested for possession of extreme pornography involving animals

King's College Hospital in London has confirmed a 13-year-old boy has died after testing positive for covid-19

Buckingham Palace has announced the Duchess of Sussex has given birth to a baby son weighing 7lbs 3oz and mother and child are doing well