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Condor Ferries and the Council Discuss Future in Weymouth

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Condor Ferries say they're looking at a "new vessel" and ports across their routes, amid fears they could be leaving Weymouth.

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Special Service in Memory of Burton Bradstock Vicar

Church leaders in Dorset will preside over a special service this Saturday to remember the former Burton Bradstock vicar, Rev. Bob Thorn.

St Osmund's School in Dorchester Looking for Former Pupils!

Did you go to St Osmond's Primary or Middle School in Dorchester? If so, this story might is for you!

Police Hunt Spray Paint Vandals in Weymouth

Four cars have been damaged in Weymouth by someone using a can of white spray paint.

"I Want to Take the Reader on a Journey", Bridport Butcher Pens 500 Year Anniversary Book

They're trading sausages for stories at England's Oldest Family butchers in Bridport.

FOOTBALL: Dorchester, Weymouth And Bridport All In Action Tonight

Dorchester welcome Hayes and Yeading to the Avenue Stadium tonight, Weymouth are at home to Banbury United and Bridport are away to Radstock Town.

Cricket Coaching For Under 13's

Young cricketers can get some top tips this evening. Charlton Down Cricket Club are offering coaching sessions for under 13's tonight at the Herrison Oval.

Saturday Sports Results

A win for Dorchester, but defeats for Weymouth and Bridport.

Dorchester Town Are Playing For Pride This Afternoon

Looking ahead at Saturday's local sport.

House Price Increases Create 'Generation Rent'

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The booming housing market is causing a generation of young people becoming inreasingly pessimistic about their chances of getting on the property ladder, according to a new study.

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Detectives Launch Manhunt After Essex Murder

Police have launched a murder hunt after a man died from stab wounds he suffered when he was attacked in Essex.

Orangutan Breathes Easy After UK First Surgery

A team of vets and doctors from around the world have performed pioneering surgery on a 29-year-old orangutan at Chester Zoo.

Woman Burned In Doorstep Cleaning Fluid Attack

Six people have been arrested after a woman suffered serious burns when she had a caustic liquid thrown in her face while answering the door.

MP Lucas Cleared Of Fracking Protest Charges

Green Party MP Caroline Lucas has been cleared of public order offences after taking part in anti-fracking protests.

Novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies In Mexico

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Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died aged 87.

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X-Men Director Accused Of Teen Sexual Assault

X-Men director Bryan Singer has been accused of drugging and raping a teenage boy in the late 1990s, according to a lawsuit filed in a US court.

Leigh And Loach Up For Top Cannes Prize Again

Films by British directors Mike Leigh and Ken Loach have been selected to compete for the Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

Richard E Grant To Star In Musical As Hologram

Actor Richard E Grant will appear in the world premiere of a stage musical – as a 3D hologram.

Robin Williams 'Back For Mrs Doubtfire Sequel'

Robin Williams is to make a sequel to his 1993 hit Mrs Doubtfire, according to reports.

Rodgers: No Guarantees

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says Sunderland's 2-2 draw at Manchester City has provided a stark reminder for his side that nothing can be taken for granted in the remaining four games of the season.

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Nadal Joins 300 Club

Rafael Nadal won his 300th match on clay in style with a 6-1 6-3 thrashing of Italy's Andreas Seppi moving him into the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters.

Robson Out Of Wimbledon

British tennis No 1 Laura Robson has announced that she is to have wrist surgery and will be forced to miss the French Open and Wimbledon.

Wenger: We Can Handle The Pressure

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says his team are able to handle the pressure as they chase a top-four finish in the Premier League and an FA Cup final win over Hull City.

Westwood Claims Malaysian Open Lead

Lee Westwood put jet-lag and another Masters near-miss behind him as he shot an opening round 65 to lead the Maybank Malaysian Open after a shortened first day in Kuala Lumpur.

Novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies In Mexico

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Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died aged 87.

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A War Of Hearsay Amid Clashes In Mariupol

Outside the national guard base in Mariupol, an officer pointed out the cartridge cases on the ground.

Obama Raises Spectre Of War With Russia

When it comes to relations between countries, Winston Churchill famously said, it's better to "jaw jaw than war war".

X-Men Director Accused Of Teen Sexual Assault

X-Men director Bryan Singer has been accused of drugging and raping a teenage boy in the late 1990s, according to a lawsuit filed in a US court.

Snowden Questions Putin During TV Phone-In

Fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin a question on government surveillance during a televised phone-in show.

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