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Bob Dylan wants speech read at Nobel ceremony that he won't attend

Bob Dylan has sent a speech to be read out at the Nobel prize banquet that he has declined to attend.


Supreme Court told key Government power 'not an ancient relic'

The powers invoked by the Government to begin divorce procedures from the European Union are not an out–of-date "ancient relic" but a pillar of the British constitution, the Attorney General has told the Supreme Court.


How did gate stolen from Dachau concentration camp end up in Norway?

Police investigating how an iron gate stolen from a Nazi concentration camp in Germany ended up in Norway say they have no evidence to work on.


Fire at international hotel in Karachi kills 11 and injures 75

A fire at a four-star international hotel in the Pakistani city of Karachi has left 11 people dead and 75 injured.


Showbiz News

Joseph Gordon-Levitt 'took a risk' portraying Snowden

Joseph Gordon-Levitt said playing Edward Snowden was a risky choice, although nothing like the one taken by the whistle-blower.


Bob Dylan wants speech read at Nobel ceremony that he won't attend

Bob Dylan has sent a speech to be read out at the Nobel prize banquet that he has declined to attend.


Amy Schumer set to star in live-action Barbie film

Amy Schumer is in talks to bring Barbie to the silver screen.


American Honey wins big at British Independent Film Awards

Road trip drama American Honey was the big winner at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs).


Sports News

Grieving Brazilian town honours plane crash victims

Thousands of people have attended a service at a football stadium in Brazil to pay tribute to those who died in a plane crash.


Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter loses appeal against six-year ban

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has lost his appeal against a six-year ban from football.


Saturday Football Results

Wins for Dorchester and Bridport, and an away draw for the Terras.


Chelsea extend lead at top of table after win at Manchester City

Chelsea laid down a huge marker for the Premier League title by coming from behind to beat Manchester City 3-1 in a game that boiled over at the Etihad Stadium.


Business News

Brewery Square Unveils New Water Sculpture

Dorchester's Brewery Square has a new water feature.


Train Like An Olympian In Dorchester

New state of the art Olympic inspired training equipment is being installed at Dorchester Sports Centre as part of a new £65,000 fitness room extension.


Ex-Liverpool chairman Sir Martin Broughton to score with new ‎venture

A former chairman of Liverpool Football Club will unveil plans this week for a new sports-focused venture targeting high net-worth backers with an appetite for deals in the sector.


Agency workers face pay penalty of £430, says report

Agency workers are paid on average £430 less per year than someone doing the same job on a full-time contract, new research suggests.


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