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BREAKING NEWS - Body Found In Search For Samantha Henderson

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Detectives searching for 25-year-old Samantha Henderson have found a body in the Hamworthy area of Poole.

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West Dorset Farmers Could Get A Better Deal From Supermarkets

New fines are being introduced for supermarkets who treat farmers and other suppliers badly.

First Criminal Behaviour Order Handed Out In Dorset

The first ever Criminal Behaviour Order to be issued in the country has been handed out to a man who was found guilty of begging and theft in Dorchester.

Local Man Tells Wessex FM How He Lost His Parents During The Holocaust

A local man has been telling Wessex FM today about the horrors his family went through during the holocaust.

Guide For Dorchester Shows Picture Of Weymouth

A new guide has been produced for Dorchester but there's one slight problem - the front cover has a picture of Weymouth Harbour on it.

Call For Police To Be Armed With Tasers

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Frontline police officers should be able to carry a Taser to combat attempted attacks on them by terrorists, according to the head of the organisation that represents front-line officers.

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Viral Campaign Raises £50,000 For Mugging Victim

Donations for a disabled pensioner who was mugged outside his home have reached more than £50,000.

Police Probe Roy Keane 'Road-Rage' Incident

Police are looking into an alleged road-rage incident involving former Manchester United captain Roy Keane.

Driver Who Took Child On 100mph Chase Is Jailed

A banned driver who flipped his car over a hedge after reaching almost 100mph with a four-year old-boy in the back has been jailed for a year.

IS Chemical Weapons Expert Killed, Says US

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A chemical weapons expert working with Islamic State (IS) in Iraq has been killed in a coalition airstrike, the US military has said.

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Etan Patz: Murder Trial Over Boy Missing In 1979

A man has gone on trial in New York accused of murdering a child whose disappearance in 1979 helped spark a national missing children's movement.

Romney Bombshell Before 2016 Race Even Begins

Republican Mitt Romney's announcement that he is not running for the White House in 2016 is a bombshell.

Egypt Strkes Back After Jihadists Kill Dozens

Egyptian soldiers have clashed with jihadists after a wave of militant attacks in the Sinai peninsula which claimed at least 30 lives.

Saudi Delays Blogger's Flogging For Third Week

Saudi authorities have delayed the flogging of a blogger for the third time in the face of growing international pressure.

Djokovic Dispatches Wawrinka To Face Murray

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Top seed Novak Djokovic defeated defending champion Stan Wawrinka in five sets to set up a meeting with Andy Murray in Sunday's Australian Open final.

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FIFA Presidency Candidates Must Wait And See

The deadline for FIFA presidency nominations has now passed and the wait is on to see if Sepp Blatter will serve a fifth term in the role.

England Make Tri-Series Final After Beating India

England will meet Australia in the final of the Carlton Mid ODI Tri-Series on Sunday after scraping past India by three wickets at the WACA.

Tiger Woods Battles Back In Phoenix Open

Tiger Woods battled back from an awful start but still finds himself well off the pace after his first round at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

Andy Murray Defends Fiancee Kim's Outburst

Andy Murray has defended his fiancee Kim Sears over what appeared to be an expletive-laden rant directed at his semi-final opponent at the Australian Open tennis championships.

Shakira And Gerard Pique Welcome Second Son

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Colombian pop star Shakira has given birth to her second child with footballer Gerard Pique.

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Katy Perry Ready To Make Super Bowl Fans Roar

Katy Perry has promised to bring "incredible joy" to Super Bowl viewers during the half-time show, along with a "lion and sharks".

Robbie Coltrane Taken Ill On Flight To Florida

Harry Potter star Robbie Coltrane is being treated in hospital in Florida after suffering from severe flu-like symptoms on a flight.

Suge Knight Held For Murder Over Hit-And-Run

Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight has been arrested on a murder charge after being named as a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run in southern Los Angeles.

Justin Bieber Sorry For 'Arrogant' Attitude

Pop star Justin Bieber has apologised for his recent bad behaviour, and says he is leaving behind his "arrogant" and "conceited" attitude.

Shake Shack Shares Sizzle On Market Debut

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Shake Shack, a former New York City food cart which is now a gourmet burger chain challenger to McDonald's, rocketed upon its stock market debut on Friday.

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Pensioner, 78, Gets Tax Bill... For £4.7bn!

A pensioner who received an unpaid bill of more than £4.7bn says the tax man must have mistaken him for tycoon Richard Branson.

Facebook Launches 'Place Tips' Feature

Facebook is going head-to-head with apps like FourSquare and Yelp by flagging up local sights and restaurant tips based on where you are.

US Economic Growth Slows To 2.6% Annual Rate

US economic growth slowed in the final quarter of 2014, but its performance was enviable when compared to new woes for the eurozone and Russia.

Adobe Sues Fashion Chain Over 'Pirated' Photoshop

High street fashion chain Forever 21 is being sued by Adobe for allegedly using pirated copies of Photoshop.

New Magpies Boss Makes First Signing

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Dorchester's new manager has made his first signing for the club.

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Weymouth Slip To Second Successive Defeat

Weymouth suffered their 4th defeat in 5 league games at Hungerford last night losing 2-0.

Basketball: Mission Fitness Fall in Cup

Weymouth Mission Fitness Bandits 67 – 78 Crediton Chargers.

Local Football: Weymouth Travel To Hungerford

Weymouth will be looking to get their Southern League Premier title hopes back on track tonight.

Basketball: Massage Weymouth Raiders 58 - Exeter College 59

On Thursday night the Massage Weymouth Raiders were defeated in a one-point loss by Exeter College, breaking the Raiders unbeaten home record.

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