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UPDATED: Two Killed In Tragic Accident In Weymouth

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A woman, a motorcyclist and a pet dog have all been killed after an accident this afternoon near Chafey's Roundabout.

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Coastguards Busy Last 24 Hours

Portland coastguards were involved in more than a dozen incidents along and off our coast in the last 24 hours.

Head Shave Following Cancer 'All Clear'

Mark Vallard's raising money for the nurses from Macmillan Cancer Trust who looked after his partner, Amanda

Motor Neurone Fundraiser In Weymouth

The son of a well-known drummer from Weymouth is doing a special fundraising challenge today, in memory of his Dad.

Weymouth Lifeboat Week Begins

The events will start with the Lifeboat Service at the Ferry Steps.

Pre-Season Friendlies Results

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Away wins for Dorchester and Weymouth, and a draw for Bridport.

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Football - Results From Last Night's Local Friendlies

Weymout beat Portland 5-0 and Dorchester Town scored a 5-1 victory over Bridport.

Volleyball - Results From Tuesday Night 'Go Spike League'

The penultimate competition of the season was the opportunity for players to make their final appearance in the Super 8 and gain points for the overall King or Queen of the beach.

Football - Local Teams In Pre-Season Action Tonight

It's Portland United v Weymouth and Bridport at home to Dorchester tonight as the pre-season action continues.

Rugby - Pre Season Training Starts Tonight

Rugby players in Weymouth and Portland will lock horns tonight as training starts for the new season.

Fracking Rules As Push For Drilling Heats Up

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Fracking will be only be allowed in national parks and areas of outstanding beauty in "exceptional circumstances", ministers say, as new bidding for shale exploration licences opens.

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Tulisa: I Was Suicidal After Fake Sheikh Sting

Tulisa Contostavlos has revealed she was suicidal after a sting by The Sun on Sunday led to her being charged over drugs allegations.

London Rents 'Double Those Across Rest Of UK'

Tenants in London now pay rents that double those across the rest of Britain, according to new research.

Domestic Abusers Get Off With 'Slap On Wrist'

The victims of domestic abuse are being failed by the Government and their abusers getting away with little more than a "slap on the wrist", claims Labour.

Tulisa: I Was Suicidal After Fake Sheikh Sting

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Tulisa Contostavlos has revealed she was suicidal after a sting by The Sun on Sunday led to her being charged over drugs allegations.

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Jackson Shows Off Trailer For New Hobbit Film

Peter Jackson and the cast of final Hobbit film have showed off a teaser trailer for The Battle Of The Five Armies at Comic-Con in San Diego.

Tulisa Found Guilty Of Assaulting Blogger

Tulisa Contostavlos has been found guilty of assaulting a celebrity blogger at V Festival in Essex.

Fifi Geldof's Anger At 'Selfish' Peaches Remark

Fifi Geldof has hit out at a social media user who criticised her late sister Peaches for being "selfish".

Aretha Franklin Teaches 'Nasty' Worker Respect

A fast-food worker who shouted at Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has been taught some r-e-s-p-e-c-t.

Lovren Leaves Southampton For Liverpool

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Liverpool have completed the signing of Croatian centre-back Dejan Lovren from Southampton for £20m on a long-term deal.

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Nibali Completes Tour De France Triumph

Vincenzo Nibali completed overall victory of the Tour de France by safely negotiating a tense final stage into Paris won by Marcel Kittel.

Captain Cook's Now Back In The Runs

Alastair Cook fell agonisingly short of a century, but Gary Ballance did reach three figures as England dominated the opening day of the third Test against India.

Liverpool Pull Plug On Remy

Liverpool have pulled out of a deal to sign QPR striker Loic Remy, Sky sources understand.

Ricciardo Wins Epic Hungarian GP

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo claimed his second dramatic and unexpected win of the season in an epic and unpredictable Hungarian GP.

UN Calls For 'Unconditional' Gaza Ceasefire

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The United Nations Security Council has called for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire" in Gaza following an emergency session in New York.

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Man Dies After Freak Lightning Hits Beachgoers

A 20-year-old man has died after lightning struck 14 people during thunderstorms that have swept through Southern California.

US Images Show Rockets 'Fired From Russia'

The US has released satellite images that it claims show rockets have been fired at Ukraine from within Russia.

Schoolgirl 'Beheads' Classmate In Japan

A 15-year-old Japanese schoolgirl is being held in police custody after she admitted murdering her classmate and dismembering her body.

New York Times Backs Legalisation Of Cannabis

The New York Times' editorial board has urged the federal government to end "prohibition" of marijuana, making it the most authoritative US newspaper to back legalisation of the drug.

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