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I'm Allen Sinclair with the news now here in the South.
For years he's been battling the post traumatic after effects
Today, the local community gave a huge boost to
Roger Lyness' recovery by re-uniting him
A fundraising campaign has covered the cost of flying them
halfway round the world, to be with their father
Back together after 15 years, Roger left his daughters in Australia
after marital break-up and mental health problems brought on
by his experiences serving in Kosovo.
My illness got worse and I was building up a dependency
on alcohol and had got to the stage where
things were really bad, I came back to the UK,
a real hard decision, because I was balancing the
well-being of my children with having me around,
against my needs to get medical help.
Roger's health means he is unable to fly, so his
partner Amanda decided to get the girls to him instead, and grant
crowdfunded their fair on the Gold Coast to the Isle of Wight.
They met their youngest siblings for the first
It's like a dream, it's really weird to see our dad, too, to walk
We haven't used that word in 15 years.
The girls say they don't care what happened in the
I think we had a really long time being really, really angry.
I don't know about you but it's got to
the point where it was kind of like welcoming you going to have one dad,
you have one biological dad and you're going to have him in your
life or you're not going to have him in your life and I wanted him in my
Roger says he turned a corner three years ago,
when he got involved in the charity Combat Stress.
They gave me the tools and understanding of
what's going wrong, physically, and mentally come inside my body.
That causes flashbacks, the hallucinations,
The family have a lot of people to thank,
and a lot to catch up on over the next three weeks.
Police in Portsmouth have begun a murder investigation,
after officers were called to reports
of an injured woman in a house on Toronto Road last night.
Officers found her at the scene, where she died shortly afterwards.
Two women, both from the city, have been arrested.
Human remains have been found in a park in Southampton close
to the White Swan Pub on Mansbridge Road.
A cordon's been put in place while Hampshire Police investigate
the discovery atRiverside Park, just yards from the River Itchen.
The family of a twenty-two year old man who went missing last July
have been informed - although the remains have not
An enterprising young film-maker from Berkshire is proving that
you don't need a Hollywood blockbuster budget to make an action
Drew Casson from Hungerford uses digital tricks
to bring big stories to the screen with a tiny fraction
of the money usually spent by studios and directors.
He's also innovating in other ways: His latest film
is distributed solely online, and he's drafted-in a cast of stars
better-known to a generation of youngsters who follow them
Their internet celebrity is helping the film reach new audiences.
The British military have issued a nationwide evacuation.
Britain descends into an alien apocalypse.
This is a familiar horror theme, but The Darkest Dawn is the work of
a new generation, making films differently.
Pinewood also recognises that there was a whole generation of
talent and not just a new generation of talent
but a new generation of platform
through which you can access the audiences.
Nobody's ever taught me how to hold a camera, frame a shot,
how to make a plane look like it crashes on the computer, so I
The society we live in today, with the technology that is
available, and a lot of its free, the only thing you're limited
No big budget spectacular on the weather forecast either,
but Emily Wood can at least tell us what's headed our way tomorrow.
It is looking rather unsettled for the week ahead.
For tonight, we've still got a lot of cloud around,
some patchy light rain and drizzle also quite a bit of mist
and fog forming throughout the night, but certainly not cold.
So, a very grey, murky start to Monday morning,
some patchy drizzle at first,
Some drier weather for a time tomorrow, but then further outbreaks
of rain to push in from the west, through Monday afternoon.
But still very mild for the time of year,
On Tuesday, further cloud and outbreaks of rain,
some dry weather for a time on Wednesday,
That's it for tonight - thanks for your company.
We've more through the night over on the BBC News channel.
And our next updates are in Breakfast tomorrow.
Good evening. Very soggy down south today. A wash-out of the day for
some of us. Scotland, northern parts of England, had sunshine. It's going
to be cold. Already is. This is what is heading our way for the week
ahead. We need our brollies out and it'll turn Wendy later in the week.
The rain is clearing. I wouldn't say necessarily particularly drying out
after this rain band boost towards the east, it'll stay damp but cloudy
and murky in the north. Maybe freezing fog in places. It will be
cold in the glands of Scotland. It could be down to -10 degrees, it's
already about -5 or 6 degrees right now. Monday we've got another band
of rain heading