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MP Christopher Chope under fire for blocking anti-FGM bill

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 16:48
Christopher Chope's intervention is described as "appalling" by fellow Conservative Zac Goldsmith.
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Tree smashes on to double-decker bus in Poole

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 15:37
Five passengers and a bus driver escaped injury when the tree landed on the bus.
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Hillsborough trial: Photographer 'told police to stop game'

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 15:23
A photographer tells a court he repeatedly urged police to stop Liverpool's FA Cup tie at Hillsborough.
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Bestival drugs death accused 'tried to get help'

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 15:11
Ceon Broughton called for help as Louella Fletcher-Michie lay dying at Bestival, a court hears.
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Liverpool v Bournemouth

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 11:58
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Liverpool and Bournemouth.
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Emiliano Sala: Body identified as Cardiff City footballer

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 09:19
Police say body recovered from wreckage of crashed plane is that of Cardiff City player Emiliano Sala.
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Mobile laundry helps school wash children's uniforms

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 06:19
A Bournemouth school is using a mobile laundry as parents say they cannot afford to wash uniforms.
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South Western Railway: Further round of strikes announced

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 18:27
The RMT union said 88% of its members voted in favour of continuing strike action.
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Holby City star 'begged to reach daughter at Bestival'

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 17:11
John Michie tells jurors he and his wife waited more than an hour to learn his daughter had died.
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Rutland, Dorset and Melton: Why I love where I live - even if others might not

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 11:53
We hear from people whose home towns didn't score highly in Newsbeat's Know Your Place calculator.
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Emiliano Sala search team recover body from plane wreckage

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 08:08
The wreckage of the plane carrying Cardiff City's Emiliano Sala and his pilot was found off Guernsey.
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Poole council tower blocks revamp plan gets £20m

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 16:46
The work includes replacing cladding at Drake Court, Grenville Court, Nelson Court and Rodney Court.
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Arrest after men stabbed in fight near Dorchester petrol station

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 15:02
One man needed surgery after he was stabbed in the arm near the petrol station in Dorchester.
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Bournemouth fan faces ban over throwing pie at Chelsea match

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 14:11
Adam Cox threw the savoury snack on to the pitch at Stamford Bridge during a cup game against Bournemouth.
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Holby City star's daughter 'wanted drugs trip on YouTube'

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 13:51
Louella Fletcher-Michie said "it was the best day of her life" before she died at Bestival, a court hears.
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Dorset witches of social media generation

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 00:03
Rowan, Thea and Stephen are modern witches, with 55,000 followers on social media.
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Holby City star's daughter 'filmed dying at Bestival'

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 13:28
Jurors hear Ceon Broughton told Louella Fletcher-Michie's concerned family she was being a "drama queen".
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Facebook turns down Dorset Council name request

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 10:06
Dorset Council is already being used on the social network by an authority in Tasmania.
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Ringwood Megahome competition 'assessed' by advertising authority

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 11:03
The Advertising Standards Agency says complaints were made about a competition to win a £3m house.
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HMP Dorchester homes: Permission granted to exhume bodies

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 10:55
It is thought the last woman to be hanged in Dorset is buried at the site of HMP Dorchester.
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