News in Brief = Tuesday 26 September


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Welcome to your news in brief for Tuesday 26 September 2017

As the fallout continues over the 11-hour closure of the M3 on Saturday, Winchester’s MP Steve Brine has told viewers to South Today that Highways England must account for their actions.

Thousands of motorists were left stranded for up to four hours.


But Steve says the ultimate blame still lies with those responsible for throwing something off the bridge that leads to St Catherine’s Hill.


The University of Winchester’s called for the immediate release of one of its MA students who’s currently being held by forces in Yemen.

Hisham al-Omeisey is being described by the University as a prisoner of conscience.



No play was possible at all yesterday in the four-day County Championship match with Warwickshire at Edgbaston, due to a wet outfield.

They’ll try again at 1030 this morning.


Weather for Tuesday

Mainly cloudy, but warmer than of late – with a high of 21c