The Myth Of The Maiden Voyage

Simon M. Clabby | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK
Simon M. Clabby

While it does make a much more exciting and interesting story, which is why it's managed to survive over 30 years, it is complete nonsense. But we're slowly getting the truth out there.

From a Nobody to a Somebody - Bringing the Crew of the Mary Rose to Life

Simon M. Clabby | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK
Simon M. Clabby

The Mary Rose Museum stands as a memorial to these men, but rather than concentrating on how they died, it tells a far more important story, that of how they lived and worked, allowing us to appreciate them as the people they were almost 500 years ago.

Can Fans Own Football Clubs?

Ball Street | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK Sport
Ball Street

"Going down with pride" was the fans riposte, emblazoned on t-shirts. Continuing down into the fourth tier of English football for the first time since 1978, the club even skirted close to extinction. Yet finally, it seems a ray of hope has sprung from the club and it's all thanks to the Pompey Supporters Trust.

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How LuaLua Changed The Premier League Loan System

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Sport

The loan system is one of the more curious topics of debate in English football this season. Clubs have loaned players for decades yet, suddenly, it h...

7 Things a Premier League Manager Needs to Do to Beat the Drop

Chris Deeley | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK Sport
Chris Deeley

It's nearing crunch time at the bottom of the Premier League table and a handful of teams will be looking nervously over their shoulders as the bottom three make one last push for safety. How does a floundering side avoid getting dragged down to the Championship next season? Well, there are just seven simple steps...

Charles Dickens' Statue in Portsmouth - An Awkward Pose

The London Magazine | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
The London Magazine

I arrived just after the official unveiling of the great novelist last Friday. A flutter of local dignitaries lingered around him. Sun shone on their municipal chains of office. They wore the meek smiles of people who do not know quite what to think. Dickens, the great satirist, would have loved and mocked these awkward burghers in equal measure.

From Aston to Athletic: Ronaldo's 7 Red Cards In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Sport

Cristiano Ronaldo's controversial red card at Athletic Bilbao on Sunday night was the seventh of his career, and he can feel aggrieved by a few of the...

WATCH: Ronaldo Sent Off For The Seventh Time As Madrid Drop Points In Bilbao (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Sport

Cristiano Ronaldo was harshly sent off for the seventh time in his career as 10-man Real Madrid were held to a 1-1 draw by Athletic Bilbao on Sunday. ...

Hundreds March On Portsmouth To Protest BAE Job Losses

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 14.12.2013 | UK

Trade unions have marched on Portsmouth, fearing planned shipyard job cuts will cost more than workers' livelihoods in the historic naval city. Hun...

81-Year-Old Pensioner Charged With Wife's Murder

PA | Posted 24.11.2013 | UK

An 80-year-old pensioner has been charged with the murder of his 81-year-old wife, police said. Peter Richard Beaver of Sherfield Avenue, Leigh Par...

Has The Secret Footballer Finally Revealed Himself?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Sport

Finally, it seems as though The Secret Footballer has revealed his identity, and it appears to be Dave Kitson. Kitson, who played for Reading and S...

Independent Scotland 'Could Lose Royal Navy Deals'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Politics

Scotland could lose major Royal Navy shipbuilding contracts if it gains independence in next year's referendum, Cabinet ministers have warned. The...

Boa Constrictor ‘On The Loose After Being Chucked From Taxi'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK

A boa constrictor is on the loose in Portsmouth after it was dumped by a man who reportedly had it wrapped around his neck. It is believed the snak...

Thirty People Rescued As Tall Ship Hits Rocks

PA | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK

Thirty people have been rescued from a tall ship which ran aground off the south coast of Ireland. The vessel hit rocks off the Sovereign islands n...

Horrible Accident Caused By Pool Cue

Posted 17.09.2013 | UK

A 23-year-old man is seriously ill in hospital after a pool cue was poked through his eye and into his brain in a "freak accident". Sam Willers was...

Portsmouth Saved By Pompey Trust

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK Sport

Portsmouth will become the biggest community-owned club in the country after the Pompey Trust saved the League One club from administration. The Hi...

Probe Into 'Sex Parties' At Lib Dem Councillor's Home

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK Politics

An investigation is underway after reports that a councillor was hosting sex parties at his home. David Fuller, a Liberal Democrat councillor at Po...

Mum's Not Happy With Iceland

PA | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK

A supermarket has apologised after a seven-year-old girl found a clump of hair in a home-cooked lasagne made with a packet of beef mince. Trudy Sto...

Which Will Be The Next UK City Of Culture?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Eleven contenders have put their names forward to become the next UK City of Culture in 2017. Culture minister Ed Vaizey announced the bids which i...

90-Year-Old Dementia Patient Left For Five Hours On Hospital Trolley

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK

A hospital has launched an investigation after a 90-year-old dementia patient was left for nearly five hours on a trolley in a corridor awaiting treat...

Is The End Nigh? Pompey To Be Sold To Fans

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 15.11.2012 | UK Sport

Portsmouth's administrators have signed a conditional agreement to sell the npower League One club to the Pompey Supporters' Trust. Trevor Birch, o...

Queen Elizabeth's Giant Rear Section (PICTURES)

PA | Posted 14.10.2012 | UK

The construction of the "largest and most powerful warship" ever built for the Royal Navy took another step today as its 11,000-tonne hull section was...

Baby Got Back! Missing Pet Cat Found After Six Years

PA | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK

The owner of a cat which disappeared six years ago has spoken of her delight and surprise after finding him walking in the street. Black-and-white ...

Ex-Pompey Player Arrested As 'Suspected Islamic Terrorist'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK Sport

Yann Nsaku, a former youth teamer with Portsmouth, has been arrested in France as a "suspected islamic terrorist plotting anti-semitic attacks". Su...

Going Local - An Outsiders' Insider Guide to Portsmouth

Naomi Thompson | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Naomi Thompson

In the last couple of years my home town of Portsmouth has undergone something of a curious transformation. This normally risk-averse island has been putting two fingers up at the cainophobic by opening up a number of jaunts that would not look out of place in my former residence, London.