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UPDATED - Fatal accident on A31 at Wimborne

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Wessex FM can confirm there's been a fatality after a serious accident on the A31 at Wimborne between a lorry and a camper van.

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Babies And The Elderly Treated For Dehydration

Dorset County Hospital's A&E Department has been treating people for dehydration during the hot weather with the elderly and babies particularly affected by the heat.

Anger Over Magna's Plans To Sell Off Land

There's anger at plans by Magna Housing to sell off some of its land in West Dorset to reduce its debt.

Weymouth and Portland CAB Back Open On Thursdays

Weymouth and Portland Citizen's Advice Bureau will be back open on Thursday afternoons for the first time in years after a successful campaign to recruit more volunteers.

Life In The Trenches

A new exhibition which tells the story of life in the trenches during the First World War has been opened in Dorchester by Kate Adie.

Football - Results From Last Night's Local Friendlies

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

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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.

Mission Fitness Teams With Bandits

Weymouth Basketball Club have scored a new sponsorship deal with Mission Fitness in Dorchester Road.

Police To Investigate Cyril Smith Cover-Up

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Police have announced a criminal investigation into an alleged cover-up by officers and politicians of child abuse carried out by the late Sir Cyril Smith at a Rochdale school.

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Last Moments Of Couple In Mystery Death Crash

Police investigating the deaths of a couple hit by a car on a busy road have released images taken shortly before they died as they continue to look for witnesses.

Ex-NOTW Reporter Dan Evans Spared Jail

Former News Of The World (NOTW) reporter Dan Evans has been given a 10-month suspended sentence after pleading guilty to phone hacking.

Undercover Police Spied On 17 Grieving Families

Seventeen families were spied on by undercover police officers who operated unchecked and by their own rules, a report has found.

Shakespeare In Love Show Gets Standing Ovation

The film helped Gwyneth Paltrow to her weepy Oscar glory and now Shakespeare In Love is back with a stage version.

LaBeouf Lawyer Aims For Plea Deal Over Outburst

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Shia LaBeouf has appeared in court in New York to face charges of disorderly conduct following an incident on Broadway last month.

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Full Fifty Shades Of Grey Trailer Released

The first trailer showing Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson playing the lead characters in Fifty Shades Of Grey has been released.

Crowdfunded Book Up For Biggest Literary Prize

A crowdfunded novel has been nominated for the prestigious Man Booker Prize for the first time in the competition's history.

Ant-Man Poster Revealed By Marvel At Comic-Con

Ant-Man fans have been given their first glimpse of what the character will look like in Marvel's upcoming film.

Shakespeare In Love Show Gets Standing Ovation

The film helped Gwyneth Paltrow to her weepy Oscar glory and now Shakespeare In Love is back with a stage version.

Fury-Chisora Fight Postponed

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Dereck Chisora has withdrawn from Saturday's WBO heavyweight eliminator with Tyson Fury in Manchester.

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Ishant Bounces England To Defeat

Ishant Sharma bowled India to a 95-run win over England, and a 1-0 series lead, on the final day of the second Test at Lord's.

Gerrard Ends England Career

England captain Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement from international football.

Sky Sports News Headlines

A round-up of the latest stories from the world of sport - brought to you by the Sky Sports News team.

Open Champion Wants To Join The Greats

Rory McIlroy wants to dominate world golf like Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus after joining them as the only players to win three of golf's majors by the age of 25 with his Open Championship triumph on Sunday.

Pope Meets Mum Who Faced Death For Her Faith

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A woman who was sentenced to death for converting to Christianity in Sudan has been greeted by the Pope hours after she flew into Rome.

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Israeli Tank Shells Gaza School: 15 Dead

At least 15 people have been killed, including a baby, after an Israeli shell struck a UN-run school in northern Gaza.

Russian Opposition Leaders Guilty Over Riots

A court in Moscow has found two opposition leaders guilty of inciting mass riots against President Vladimir Putin.

Iraq Prisoner Bus Attack: At Least 60 Killed

At least 60 prisoners and soldiers have been killed by gunmen on a convoy north of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.

Crowdfunded Book Up For Biggest Literary Prize

A crowdfunded novel has been nominated for the prestigious Man Booker Prize for the first time in the competition's history.

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