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The tragedy of little Harry House. night. Daniel, thank you very much.
As the two-year-old's killer is sent to prison for 18 years,
a judge says we may never know the extent of his mistreatment.
"No-one will ever know the extent of your mistreatment of Harry."
The words of a judge today as she sentenced Josephe Eke
to a minimum term of 18 years for the murder of
The court heard how the little boy was brutally kicked and punched
Harry House was left with Josephe Eke. He had a fractured skull and
bruising all over his body. Josephe Eke always denied killing Harry
House. Did you assault him? I haven't been like that towards him.
The trial heard he was a heroin addict and had footage -- had
footage of him assaulting Miss O'Neill. This was her reaction.
Justice the Harry. Harry should be a three and a half
-year-old boy, looking forward to school and unfortunately that life
has been taken from him. The investigation team is sad and it has
been an emotional investigation and we have had a picture of Harry up in
our crew room for the whole time. I am pleased justice have been served
but it was a sad day Joseph showed no apology for his death. Harry's
family will now try to move on from their heartbreak.
Part of one of the south's major roads has been closed
for much of the afternoon after a major accident.
There have been a number of injuries in the crash,
involving three lorries and a car, on the M3, near Winchester.
Matt Treacy is live for us, near the M3, tonight.
Despite the bad weather, work is continuing to remove the vehicles
involved in that crash eight hours ago.
Emergency services were called just before 10.30 this morning
to an incident involving at least three lorries and one car.
For a time this morning, the motorway was shut
the air ambulance to land, part of a huge response from
It caused significant traffic jams in the area.
One person was taken to Southampton General
Another was taken to Winchester hospital with minor injuries
and a third person was treated here at the scene.
This has caused traffic delays in the area and this is a significant
part of the roadwork coming from the south coast coming up to the north.
Less than a mile in that direction as the A34, a major intersection
with the motor macro three. Ten miles in both directions. -- M3. In
Winchester, a lot of traffickers trying to divert. One carriageway is
open and traffic is crawling past. They are still working on recovery
and investigation at this site and it could carry on for a number of
hours still to come. It's claimed tonight that health
services, across the South, are struggling to keep staffing
levels safe because of an ongoing Latest figures from NHS
Digital, show hospitals, community health trusts,
and Ambulance Services here have a combined total of more
than 4,500 vacancies - and hundreds more GPs
and nurses are needed According to the British
Medical Association, increasing workloads,
under-investment, and pay issues, are just some of the reasons staff
are leaving the profession. So how do those hoping to be elected
into the next government Our Health Correspondent,
Nikki Mitchell, joins me. With 30 years experience in neonatal
and paediatric nursing, Filling shifts which hospitals can't
fill because they have I work as an agency
and a bank nurse. I am there because there
is a shortage of nurses. There are a lot of stories, people
going home completely demoralised, Those sorts of shifts
and your workload is intense. You are not getting the breaks
and people need a period of refreshment where they can
eat and drink. Going home very late,
that is becoming more frequent. At University Hospital
SouthhHampton, a recent report shows At University Hospital Southhampton,
a recent report shows where older people are treated,
there are a third fewer Vacancy rates for surgical,
neonatal and emergency Trusts treating patients with mental
health problems are also At this psychiatric and intensive
care unit in Southampton, there were nine so-called red flags
staffing incidences in April. On those occasions, a lack
of trained staff meant checks were late or missed and some
patients didn't get to staff night shifts largely
with temporary nurses which is not At Gosport's War Memorial Hospital,
some wards have been forced to staff night shifts largely
with temporary nurses which is not Solent NHS Trust meanwhile
spent around ?4.5 million Most of it here on temporary staff
of the mental health wards at Saint James'
Hospital in Portsmouth. More investment is
definitely required. The trusts are doing all they can
to maintain the best staff to maintain patients
but unfortunately the situation is becoming unsustainable
and we need to look to a future government to put in place
a national workforce strategy that So what do the political
parties have to say? We want to cite up a national
workforce strategy. Second thing, we want to make sure
the EU nationals are working in the NHS and care sector
and can remain here. Thirdly, we want to make sure
bursaries are given to nurses that want to train and we want to remove
the pay cut because in the south-east and south,
it is very expensive to live. We do need to focus on how
quickly we can train people in the workforce without any way
compromising our standards and we need to make sure people
feel their work is rewarding, they are not overburdened
by bureaucracy and that they do get The first thing we would do
is remove the 1% pay cap so staff Secondly, we guarantee EU citizens
the right to stay in the UK after Brexit. We do that as part of the
negotiation. Thirdly, provide more support the student nurses. We need
to extend training places and the bursary for students. We need to
value staff and make them feel welcome and supported when they are
at work and help stop people leaving. Ukip says it will increase
the number of training placements the doctors, nurses, midwives and
other health professionals and pay their tuition fees if they commit to
working for the NHS. Bridget is keen to stress that being
a nurses hugely rewarding. She just wishes there were enough of them to
meet the soaring demand. In the past, I have not wanted to talk
about the crisis because it worries the general public but I personally
think it is time for people to become worried. Given the years it
takes to train nurses, doctors and other professionals, the unions
representing them believe it will take successive governments to solve
the critical staff shortage once and for all.
Our Health Correspondent Nikki Mitchell is with me now.
We heard there about staff shortages in hospitals,
mental health units and community teams, how serious is the situation
GPs are struggling with increasing workloads.
They're exhausted and are worried their patients
Just last week we heard of yet another of the South's GP surgeries
There was a poll of 22 of their current trainees and of those, only
eight in ten to go directly into general practice in the UK. The
others are taking leave, going to work abroad and they are retraining
in other specialties. One of them is considering leaving medicine before
they have started. It is not good. As we're just days away
from the general election, we're entering that final push
in the campaign for our votes. Our reporter Ben Moore has spent
a whole day travelling across the south to talk to people
who often feel Early in the morning, Portsmouth,
the city is waking up and people are coming off the ferry. There are 4
million people who live in the south of England and over the next 24
hours, we will try and talk to as many as possible in a day. At the
fish market, there are strong opinions but not everyone wants to
talk. The main topic for those working on our coast seems still to
be Brexit. We are governed by the EU and the fishing laws. We are leaving
the EU so we should be able to make our own rules but we are not.
Everyday is a struggle. They promise waiters are going to go up but they
never go up. When you focus for something as big as Brexit and you
don't see a change... Why bother. Eastleigh is a marginal. There are
those here that feel marginalised. When the Conservatives got in, they
introduced bedroom tax and it has affected my mum, my brothers. I
don't see why I should vote Conservative. They have damaged my
life so far. I met Lynn who was leaving after signing on. Her bad
knee has cost her job and ?10,000 for a private -- private operation.
I always voted Tory but I am not impressed at the moment. They are
hitting me and my group the same all the time. Bang, bang, bang. You've
got my son who is talking about emigrating. I'm going to lose my
grandchildren as well. Down the road, Allison and Katie are hard at
work. They will vote for the first time this week. I am a single parent
and I work. It is finding someone to have my child. We struggle and that
is the main thing for me. Childcare and finding hours that fit around
that. It is hard to find mat. The town centre Bracknell in Berkshire
is undergoing a rebuild as you can see. This is Tory heartland but the
voters here do now have a chance to restructure the political landscape.
Edging towards the Conservatives. At the end of the day, we are still
doing all right and there still loads of jobs and lives of
developments happening. Tough times ahead with Brexit but although they
have not done a great job, they've done a job. I've not heard that
before. Exactly. As the light starts to fade, those voting for the first
time on Thursday are out on Bournemouth beach.
We are asking whether you guys are voting or not or whether you care
about it. Despite you not voting, they are switched on. I don't trust
anyone. You agree with some of the policies but not all that them. All
the friends I knew before didn't vote and now they are. It has been a
long day and is not just the places we have been that so different but
what people want this election. There is fundamental concerns
Brexit, the NHS, education. There are a lot of other concerns also.
Wage rises, student debt, house prices and there is still voter
apathy. That feeling that no matter what the politicians say about how
different they are now, that they are really not working in the
interests of the ordinary man and woman. That perhaps is still the big
issue as the sun begins to set on another general election.
Operations and other medical treatments were cancelled, today,
after a fire broke out at Chichester's St
The hospital had to be evacuated and fire crews attended the blaze,
If you want to know what the weather is like this week, stay with us.
It will be wet and windy at times this week. I will have the weather
for the week ahead shortly. It is a big day for Ben Ainslie in
Bermuda. We were talking about the weather on Friday and how important
the weather is. Do we know what the weather is like in Bermuda?
In the last half hour, Ben Ainslie's Portsmouth based
Land Rover BAR team have been in action in their first race
in the America's Cup challenger semi-finals in Bermuda.
Racing yesterday was cancelled because of light winds
but that certainly wasn't a problem today and played very much
Our Sports Editor Tony Husband is in Bermuda where the competition
is still under way right now, Tony.
We have some real drama here on this first day of the semifinal racing.
The first race was underway between the Portsmouth base Land Rover BAR
and a Kiwi team. Whilst Sir Ben Ainslie team -- Ben Ainslie's team
sustained some damage, the boat is being brought in. They will have to
do a wind change. They will have to take this one off and they will have
to get the other one on and then try and get back out on the water in
time to phase the Kiwi's in today's second scheduled race in about 30
minutes time. Real drama. We can show you pictures of what happened
during the race. They made a reasonably good start. The wind
conditions were favourable but then big problems struck for them and
therefore they had to retire from the wet -- retire from the race.
Let's bring in Martin, the CEO of the team. The boat has arrived back
and it is extremely tight. We will try and change the win. It is a 24
metre wing. We don't normally change the wing on the water because of the
difficulty but it is our only option here. We have ten minutes before we
can get out there. This isn't something we have rehearsed or would
do normally. These wings have been incredibly reliable and we have been
out in bigger winds than this. This is a new one but it happens in
sport. A big challenge here and we are not sure whether we will get out
but we will do everything we can. Is it fair to say our America's Cup
challenges in the balance? It will be pretty windy and we will see what
it will happen. It is a blow today and we will have to give away that
first race and it will be very tight to get out the second but we will do
everything we can. It is part of being in a team race and you face
these things. This is not a routine procedure and it would be very
tricky to see if we can pull this off. We appreciate you joining us.
We have unfolding drama on the water behind us. They are busy trying to
get the boat out there. If they don't, there will be more racing but
Maude drama. Artemis and Japan will be out there also. Back to you.
Cricket and our bowlers have been in fine form
in the County Championship today wrapping up impressive wins for both
by an innings and 94 runs for their third win of the season
They restricted the visitors to just 100 and 67 in the follow on.
And there was an impressive win too for Sussex, beating
Worcestershire by an innings and seven runs.
The visitors were bowled out for 260, Sussex overseas signing
South African Vernon Philander taking three for 30.
We understand Liverpool are now the firm favourites to sign
Southampton defender Virgil Van Dijk.
However, no deal's been reached with Southampton yet and Liverpool
Meanwhile, four Saints players are among five from our region to be
selected for the England Under 20 ones squad for the forthcoming
Southampton's James Ward-Prowse, Nathan Redmond, Jack Stephens
and Matt Targett all feature along with Reading's John Swift.
England face Sweden in their opening group game
Surrey Storm's hopes of reaching the netball Superleague finals
are over following defeat at the weekend to table toppers
The Guildford based defending champions had to settle
for a disappointing fifth place league finish after a close
Weymouth's Beach classic volleyball tournament will go ahead after local
businesses stepped in to sponsor the event. Many international and
national players battle it out. A fundraising came has played off and
it will play at the end of July. It is a good note to finish on. We will
have the weather now and we will be joining Alexis in a moment. First,
your pictures. We have this stunning picture of the blue skies over the
weekend. Colin photographed this sunshine at the River Avon. Alexis
is here. There is a lot of wind around.
We may have some gale force winds coming up. We have some blustery
conditions overnight night. The chance of gales for the coast. The
driest of the days will be Wednesday and Friday. Overnight tonight, a
period of rain. Once the rain dissipates, it will dissipate into
showers. Quite a mild night to come. Tomorrow, the showers will continue
and they make the heavy for a time. Temperatures tomorrow afternoon will
reach a high of 17 Celsius. There is the risk of hail and thunder.
Tomorrow night, the showers will fade away and that will start to see
one of our drier days through the early hours of Wednesday morning.
The risk of a shower on Wednesday. Temperatures tomorrow night lower
than two nights, down to 11 Celsius. Through the day on Wednesday, we
will have glorious sunny spells. Patchy cloud through the afternoon
but in the sunshine, temperatures will do very well indeed reaching 17
to 18 Celsius. That is around average for this time of year. The
wind will be brisk. We have more blustery conditions along coastal
stretches. This is the next period of rain moving in from the Atlantic.
The Windies brisk, stronger for the south coast. Through Thursday, we
will have some heavy rain at times. Some dry interludes as well. Friday,
some dry periods with a high of 18 Celsius. Through the weekend, rain
is possible but it is uncertain as that timing of the rain band moving
in. Jumping over to be nude, if Ben Ainslie can race, the winds will be
ten to 15 knots. -- Bermuda. It's a semi-derelict
mansion in the heart of the Hampshire countryside
and for nearly 20 years it hosted It looked like that tradition
would come to an end when the resident company
at the Grange, near Alresford, But as someone once said,
it's not over till And, thanks to the astonishing
generosity of the public, a new company called
the Grange Festival is about to David Allard has had
a sneak preview. Opera, passionate emotions. Not
always confined to the stage. The story behind the scenes is just as
dramatic. The biggest challenges starting with scratch -- from
scratch and with nothing. When we got the theatre, it was
stripped of seats and everything and we had to fill the void. They raised
?3 million to refit the theatre. Generous donors and a lot of
goodwill have brought them to the brink of opening night. The new
seats were an incredible gift from Cameron Mackintosh. We have
reupholstered them and modernised them but they are essentially old
seats which worked well in this theatre. Top price visiting in them
is ?185. With other tickets available for ?10, they're hoping to
get a diverse audience. Certainly cheaper than going to a football
match. This is the first performance. You feel there is a lot
of history and stories of its own. Other shows include Carmen and James
-- Jane Austin, Mansfield Park. There was a message for those
bringing music back to the Grange. A very loud and repeated thank you.
Opening night is this Wednesday. It is sold out but there are tickets
for the later performances. That is all for now. Fingers crossed that
Sir Ben can get back on track in Bermuda. Thanks for watching.
Goodbye. This government has decided
to impose austerity on health care, the NHS has been underfunded
by over 3% per year.