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Southampton

City and unitary authority area in England

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Southampton is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, England. It is 70 miles (110 km) south-west of London and 15 miles (24 km) west north-west of Portsmouth. Southampton is a major port and the closest city to the New Forest. It lies at the northernmost point of Southampton Water at the confluence of the Rivers Test and Itchen, with the River Hamble joining to the south of the urban area. The city, which is a unitary authority, has an estimated population of 253,651. The city's name is sometimes abbreviated in writing to "So'ton" or "Soton", and a resident of Southampton is called a Sotonian.

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The 21 staff at Southampton General Hospital say their job is dangerous and want a pay increase.
4 days ago • BBC News

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Southampton City Council says only one £100 fine has been paid since 2016 and the fines "do not work".
1 week ago • BBC News

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