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Mum charged with murder after son dies in car inferno drama

Daily Echo:

12:00am Friday 17th April 2015

THE mother of a boy who died after he was pulled from a burning car has been charged with his murder, the Daily Echo can reveal.

Police launch crackdown on speeding motorists - but where are the speed camera hotspots in Hampshire?

Daily Echo:

12:00am Thursday 16th April 2015

A CRACKDOWN on speeding motorists has been launched across Hampshire.

Dramatic improvement at Basingstoke school

Daily Echo:

11:00am Wednesday 15th April 2015

A DRAMATIC turnaround at a Basingstoke school has seen it lifted out of special measures to one now rated as ‘good’ by government inspectors.

Man charged over deaths of teenage girls

Daily Echo:

5:50am Wednesday 15th April 2015

A MAN has been charged over the deaths of two teenagers.

Pride and prizes for Hampshire children who won Daily Echo Draw Your Mum competition

Daily Echo:

9:00am Sunday 12th April 2015

IT was a surprise picture that has won two Hampshire schoolgirls a few more hugs from their mums.

Hospital staff speak of "outpouring of hatred" after Ashya King's parents took their son from Southampton General Hospital

Daily Echo:

7:00am Friday 10th April 2015

MEDICAL staff who treated brain tumour patient Ashya King have spoken of the “outpouring of hatred” they received after his parents took the youngster from Southampton General Hospital without the approval of doctors.

Banking on success for South Coast Business Awards

Daily Echo:

2:04pm Thursday 9th April 2015

A LEADING bank is once again lending its support to an awards event which celebrates hard working businesses.

PICTURES: Bunnies and bonnets on show as Hampshire celebrates Easter

Daily Echo:

10:20am Friday 3rd April 2015

BONNETS and bunnies have been proudly on display as youngsters took part in a host of Easter parades and events.

Teacher who worked at several Hampshire schools charged with catalogue of children's sex offences

Daily Echo: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

5:00am Friday 3rd April 2015

A TEACHER who worked at several Hampshire schools has been charged with a catalogue of sex offences against children.

Teacher charged with string of child sex offences

Daily Echo: Southampton Magistrates Court

2:20am Friday 3rd April 2015

A FORMER Hampshire teacher has been charged with a catalogue of sex offences against children

Private school slashing fees to attact more pupils

Daily Echo:

3:53pm Thursday 19th March 2015

AN INDEPENDENT school in Ringwood is slashing its fees in a bid to attract more students.

Private school slashes fees in a bid to attract more students

Daily Echo:

3:40pm Thursday 19th March 2015

AN INDEPENDENT school in Ringwood is slashing its fees in a bid to attract more students.

School celebrates record number of scholarships

Daily Echo:

3:27pm Thursday 19th March 2015

PUPILS at a school in Fordingbridge are celebrating after a record-breaking number secured scholarships.

Sign up to first aid lesson with TV's Claudia Winkleman

Daily Echo:

2:24pm Thursday 19th March 2015

SCHOOLS across Hampshire are being urged to take part in the country’s biggest free first aid lesson.

Rape investigations almost double in a year in Hampshire

Daily Echo:

11:50am Thursday 19th March 2015

HAMPSHIRE'S top cop has revealed that the force is dealing with almost double the amount of rape investigations in the past year - at a time when the force is having to make multi-million pound savings.

PICTURES: Daring rescue as parrot stranded 40ft up Southampton tree

Daily Echo:

4:51pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

A DARING and dramatic rescue saved the life of a beloved family pet that was stranded 40ft up a tree in Southampton this afternoon.

LIVE: Major operation underway to rescue Gonzo the baby parrot stranded 40ft up tree

Daily Echo:

3:03pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

A MAJOR rescue operation is underway to save Gonzo the parrot who is stranded 40ft up a Southampton tree

CAUGHT: Police stop Hampshire drivers for reading, eating pasta and cutting fruit at the wheel - VIDEO

Daily Echo:

12:50am Wednesday 18th March 2015

A POLICE crackdown on motorists flouting the law caught drivers eating pasta, cutting fruit and even reading whilst at the wheel of a car.

More arrests as police crack down on Southampton burglaries

Daily Echo: Hampshire police need more cash.

2:52pm Tuesday 17th March 2015

MORE arrests have been made as part of a major police operation into a series of burglaries.

Ex-smoker tastes business success with his Hampshire based e-cigarette making firm

Daily Echo:

2:22pm Tuesday 10th March 2015

WHAT started out as a lifestyle choice to give up smoking has turned into a successful business venture for one Hampshire entrepreneur.

More than two teaching staff 'assaulted every day' at schools in Southampton

Daily Echo: Kings Langley residents invited to school's open day

4:00am Tuesday 10th March 2015

MORE than two teaching staff are being assaulted every day while working in Southampton’s schools, the Daily Echo can reveal.

Pennie Davis murder trial - live coverage

Daily Echo:

11:44am Tuesday 3rd March 2015

LIVE updates from Winchester Crown Court as the Pennie Davis murder trial gets under way.

Marwell reveals new animal for this year's art trail

Daily Echo:

6:34pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

ZEBRAS will be spotted across Southampton next summer after it was revealed the stripy animal will be the animal of choice for this year’s trail.

Residents evacuated after fire at Southampton flats

Daily Echo:

2:06pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a blaze that has broken out in student halls in Southampton.

GAGGED: Children's service boss silenced over failings when three young boys died

Daily Echo:

4:00am Monday 23rd February 2015

THE MAN at the helm of children's services in Southampton when four young boys died within months of each other has been gagged from revealing what went wrong, the Daily Echo can reveal.

Why a death like that of schoolboy Blake Fowler should never happen again

Daily Echo:

5:00am Sunday 22nd February 2015

The shocking story of the seven-year-old boy who died after years of neglect and abuse has forced a major rethink by local authorities to avoid a tragedy happening again.

IN HIDING: Mother and step-father of boy who suffered years of abuse and neglect flee home

Daily Echo:

4:00am Friday 20th February 2015

THE MOTHER and step-father of a seven year old boy who suffered years of abuse and neglect in their care have gone into hiding.

BLAKE FOWLER: Family of neglected boy who died after years of abuse bid to have criminal case reviewed

Daily Echo: Blake Fowler

6:00am Thursday 19th February 2015

THE FAMILY of Blake Fowler who a damning report concluded was the victim of years of abuse and neglect before he died, are to bidding to have the criminal case reviewed.

Police searching for mobile phone in hunt for missing Southampton mum

Daily Echo:

9:39am Wednesday 18th February 2015

MORE searches are being carried out today as police intensify their efforts to find missing Southampton mum Charlene McClusky.

Agencies apologise for the failings that led to young boy's death

Daily Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 18th February 2015

WHETHER Blake Fowler would have been alive today if the authorities had taken the action they should have done will never be known for certain.

Neglected boy, 7, left watching porn, given vodka to drink and lived in fear before his death

Daily Echo: Blake Fowler

6:00am Wednesday 18th February 2015

THE true story behind the horrific errors and years of abuse that led to the death of seven-year-old Blake Fowler - and still no one has been called to account.

Is 50 Shades of Grey spicing up Southampton's love lives?

Daily Echo:

10:13am Saturday 14th February 2015

VALENTINE’S DAY – a time for romance, candlelight and flowers, but this year it is set to have a slightly more saucy edge to it with the eagerly anticipated release of 50 Shades of Grey.

Motorbikes caught doing 123mph in Hampshire

Daily Echo: Advanced Motorcycle Lectures

5:30am Thursday 12th February 2015

TWO MOTORCYCLISTS were clocked speeding at more than 100 mph on the same stretch of a Hampshire road.

MP calls for rethink on degrees

Daily Echo:

1:18pm Tuesday 10th February 2015

SOUTHAMPTON Itchen MP John Denham has called for a rethink on higher education, suggesting that a change to three-year degree courses should be considered to meet the needs of businesses.

City adoption list halved in two months

Daily Echo:

11:00am Monday 9th February 2015

THE number of children waiting to be adopted in Southampton has more than halved in two months.

Early exam joy for pupils

Daily Echo:

11:20am Thursday 5th February 2015

WHILST summer is the time for students to sweat out their exams, some pupils have got in on the act early.

3D platform allows skiers to race across the world

Daily Echo:

4:59pm Tuesday 3rd February 2015

SOUTHAMPTON technicians are today leading a groundbreaking battle that will see a professional skier race against two online gamers in the world's first interactive 'mixed reality' downhill ski race.

Fears grow for missing Hampshire man

Daily Echo:

12:43pm Thursday 29th January 2015

A POLICE search is underway for a man who has gone missing from his Hampshire home.

Thugs beat dog walker and rob him of £200

Daily Echo:

9:40am Thursday 29th January 2015

A DOG-walker was kicked in the stomach and robbed by a gang of thugs.

Teens more likely to smoke in Southampton and Hampshire than in other parts of the country

Daily Echo: Shocking statistics behind schoolchildren's smoking habit

12:00pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

TEENAGERS are more likely to smoke in Southampton and Hampshire than in other parts of the country, new figures have revealed.

Tributes after student falls to their death from high rise flats

Daily Echo:

12:06pm Saturday 24th January 2015

TRIBUTES have been paid to a student who fell from a high rise flat complex in Southampton.

£60 fines for parents who allow children to repeatedly skip school

Daily Echo: TRUANCY: School truancy rates in Bradford are joint worst in Yorkshire

3:53pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

SCHOOLS in Hampshire are set to get tougher with parents who allow their children to repeatedly skip school.

Student dies after plunging 60ft from high rise flats

Daily Echo:

4:00am Friday 16th January 2015

A STUDENT has plunged to his death from a high rise flat complex in Southampton.

£1m grant for University of Southampton to fund research into global marine and maritime issues

Daily Echo:

10:50am Thursday 15th January 2015

MORE than £1m has been awarded to the University of Southampton to fund research into global marine and maritime issues.

FOOD REVIEW: Shrimp and Burger, Bedford Place, Southampton

Daily Echo:

12:35pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

GETTING a top class burger without having to pay the earth is something of a rarity these days.

University awarded £1m to help tackle future maritime challenges

Daily Echo:

9:53am Wednesday 14th January 2015

MORE than £1m has been awarded to the University of Southampton to fund research into global marine and maritime issues.

Defiant family's march urging funding for life-prolonging treatment

Daily Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 14th January 2015

A HAMPSHIRE family will be pounding the streets of London today in a bid to urge health chiefs to fund a life-prolonging treatment for their little boy.

'Get vaccinated' urge doctors as flu virus mutates

Daily Echo:

7:57am Friday 9th January 2015

DOCTORS have urged the public to still get vaccinated against flu, despite the jab not protecting them against a severe new strain.

BANNED: School bans pupils from eating crisps

Daily Echo:

5:00am Friday 9th January 2015

A SOUTHAMPTON school has banned pupils from eating crisps.

Families in Southampton set to benefit from lottery funding

Daily Echo:

1:06pm Thursday 8th January 2015

FAMILIES living in a Southampton community are set to benefit from more than a quarter of a million pounds worth of lottery funding.


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