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Three Car Crash On The A35

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One person's been taken to hospital after an accident on the A35 near Bridport.

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UPDATED - Winds Set To Batter Dorset

Strong winds gusting at up to around 80 miles per hour are forecast to batter Dorset this morning with flooding expected along the coast.

Fallen Power Cable Blocks Dorchester Road

A fallen power cable is causing major traffic problems for Dorset drivers near the Lower Burton junction near the BP garage.

Police Looking For Missing 66 Year Old Dorchester Woman

Dorchester Police are becoming increasingly worried about Joan Davis after she left her home late last night.

Keep Warm And Save Money

It's Big Energy Saving Week in Dorset, and free advice is up for grabs on how you can stay warm but still cut the cost of your energy bills.

Football - Dorchester Look To Make It Back To Back Wins

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The Magpies are hoping their winning streak will continue tonight, as they welcome Burnham to the Avenue Stadium.

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Basketball - Huskies Lack Bite In Attack

Weymouth Huskies 34 Plymouth Raiders 38

RACING - First Race Revealed For Rock On Ruby

Dorset racehorse trainer Harry Fry's revealed there are no plans for his former Champion Hurdler, Rock On Ruby to go steeplechasing this season.

Saturday Football And Rugby Results

Away win for the Terras with Stewart Yetton on target twice, and a home win for Dorchester. Portland Utd win in the cup.

Magpies Home, Terras Away

Dorchester are at full-strength against Hitchin Town. Weymouth travel to play Dunstable Town.

The Stories Of Newly Identified WWI Soldiers

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A total of 11 World War One soldiers have been identified after being killed in action 100 years ago. Ahead of their reinterrment in France, here are their stories.

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Closure For Families Of WWI Fallen Soldiers

The remains of 15 British soldiers are to be reinterred in France, 100 years after they were killed in action.

Schools Urged To Supervise Brushing Of Teeth

Schools and nurseries should help children to brush their teeth, according to England's health watchdog.

Foreign Criminals Costing Taxpayers £850m

Foreign criminals are costing taxpayers £850m a year, with deportation taking an average of 319 days for each offender.

Father Of British Hostage John Cantlie Dies

The father of British hostage John Cantlie has died just weeks after making an impassioned plea for his son's release.

Django Actress Charged With Lewd Conduct

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An actress who claimed she was a victim of racial profiling after being found in a parked car with her boyfriend has been charged with lewd conduct.

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Ambassador Demands Top Gear Public Apology

The Argentinian ambassador to the UK has made a formal complaint to the BBC and wants a public apology following the row over a Top Gear special filmed in the country.

Baker Street Saxophone Soloist Dies

The saxophonist who played the solo on Gerry Rafferty's famous hit Baker Street, but who admitted he was "irritated" by it being out of tune, has died.

Klinghoffer Opera Draws Protests In New York

A musical work about the death of a Jewish man during the infamous Achille Lauro hijacking has drawn protests during the opening night at New York’s Metropolitan Opera.

Hobbit Trilogy Bill At $745m And Counting...

The Hobbit film trilogy looks likely to set a new record for studio spending with the bill topping $745m (£461m) before production has even finished.

Rampant Chelsea Maul Maribor

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Chelsea took command of Champions League Group G thanks to a thumping 6-0 victory against Maribor at Stamford Bridge.

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Late Penalty Denies City

Manchester City surrender a two-goal lead as a controversial late penalty earned CSKA Moscow a 2-2 draw in their Champions League Group E clash in an empty Arena Khimki.

Tuilagi Ruled Out Of November Internationals

England centre Manu Tuilagi has been ruled out of the November internationals after suffering another groin injury.

Lions Duo Dropped From Wales Squad

Wales coach Warren Gatland has sprung a surprise by omitting British & Irish Lions pair Adam Jones and James Hook from his squad for the forthcoming autumn internationals.

De Villiers Guides South Africa To ODI Victory

South Africa captain AB de Villiers anchored his side to a six-wicket victory over New Zealand in the opening one-day international at the Bay Oval.

Boxer Banned After 'Brutal' Referee Attack

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A teenage boxer has been banned for life after a vicious attack on a referee who stopped his fight.

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Two Britons Found Dead In Hotel Near Taj Mahal

Two British tourists found dead in a hotel near the Taj Mahal in India may have overdosed on drugs, police said.

Children's Bodies Found In Storage Locker

The decomposing remains of up to four children have been found in a U-Haul storage locker in Winnipeg, Canada.

North Korea Releases American Detainee

One of three Americans being held in North Korea has been released, US officials said.

Ebola: US Restricts Air Travel From Africa

Passengers travelling to the US from three ebola-stricken countries in West Africa must enter the country through one of five airports, the government has said.

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