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EXCLUSIVE - FE Commissioner Impressed With Weymouth College's Financial Plans

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Dr David Collins, the FE Commissioner has visited Weymouth College as part of the Structures Prospects and Appraisal (SPA) and is impressed by the actions taken to bring the budget back into surplus.

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BREAKING NEWS - Search For Missing Diver Off Swanage NOT Resuming

The search the search for a missing diver off Dorset will not resume today.

Cadbury Puts The Puddles Into Puddletown

Love chocolate? Head to Puddletown!

10 Year Old Weymouth Boy Critical After Crash

The boy from Littlemore was knocked off his bike by a Jeep and was airlifted to Southampton General Hospital.

Principal Quits Due To Ill Health

The Principal of Wey Valley School in Weymouth has taken early retirement due to ill health.

CCTV Shows Murder Suspect Jed Allen At Station

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Police have released CCTV pictures of triple murder suspect Jed Allen at the WHSmith store at Oxford railway station.

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Search For Diver Missing In Channel Called Off

The search for a diver who failed to resurface during a trip in the English Channel has been called off.

Peter Robinson Has Suspected Heart Attack

Northern Ireland's First Minister Peter Robinson has been admitted to hospital after a suspected heart attack.

Road Casualty Rates 'Vary' Across Britain

Progress in cutting road casualty rates varies considerably across the UK, according to an analysis of accident figures.

Border Force On Alert For Triple Killing Suspect

Border forces are on alert in case a man suspected of stabbing to death his six-year-old sister, their mother and her partner tries to leave the country.

Soldier Launches Army Base Attack On Comrades

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A Tunisian soldier has been shot dead after opening fire on comrades, killing an officer and two others.

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Mass Graves Found At Malaysia Trafficking Camps

Malaysia's chief of police has revealed that his officers have discovered 139 graves in 28 human trafficking camps along Malaysia's northern border with Thailand.

Sydney Gunman Was Lying Narcissist - Inquest

The Sydney siege gunman was a self-obsessed liar who was kicked out of a motorcycle gang for being "weird", ran a spiritual healing business and once flew to New Zealand and back to prove a point, an inquest has heard.

Spain Protest Parties Make Gains In Local Vote

Spain's ruling party has taken a battering in regional and local elections as protest parties made gains.

Iraqi Troops Start Fightback Against IS

Iraqi and pro-government forces are starting their counter-offensive to reclaim land recently taken by Islamic State - but the effort is immense and many are questioning whether the Iraqi army is up to the task.

Aussie Bayliss Tipped As England Head Coach

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Australian Trevor Bayliss is being tipped to become the surprise choice as England’s new head coach.

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Sheffield United Sack Manager Nigel Clough

League One club Sheffield United have dismissed manager Nigel Clough after missing out on promotion.

After 6-1 Defeat Rodgers Says Sorry To Fans

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has apologised to travelling fans after his side's 6-1 defeat at Stoke City but insisted he is the right man to lead the club.

Hammers Start Search For New Manager

West Ham have started their search for a new manager after deciding not to renew Sam Allardyce's contract.

Fortune Played Role In Stokes' Record Century

Ben Stokes admitted he 'rode his luck' after smashing the fastest Test century ever recorded at Lord’s as he and Alastair Cook put England in a strong position to strike for victory over New Zealand.

Snoop Has 'No Regrets' Over Old Sexist Lyrics

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Snoop Dogg, who was once accused of promoting misogyny by chat show queen Oprah Winfrey, has told Sky News his attitude towards women has changed.

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Celebs Watch Corrie And Towie Stars Tie The Knot

Former Coronation Street star Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright, who rose to fame on The Only Way Is Essex, have got married at a celebrity-packed ceremony in Suffolk.

Migrant Drama Scoops Cannes' Top Prize

Migrant drama Dheepan has taken the Palme d'Or, the top award at the Cannes film festival in France.

'Beautiful Mind' Mathematician John Nash Killed

Nobel Prize winner John Nash - whose life was portrayed in the film A Beautiful Mind - has been killed in a taxi crash in New Jersey with his wife Alicia.

Sweden Victorious At Eurovision Song Contest

Sweden has won the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest while the UK managed to avoid "nul points" - just.

Hi-Tech Goggles Set To Combat Air Sickness

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Travel sickness on planes could soon be a thing of the past thanks to a new invention that effectively gives passengers a sense of balance, even though they are on a moving aircraft.

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Email Blunder Reveals Bank's 'Brexit' Risks Probe

A secret Bank of England project to examine the economic risks of the UK quitting the EU in the referendum has been revealed after an email was accidentally sent to a journalist.

New Look Chairman Mason Quits After £2bn Deal

Paul Mason, the retail veteran who chairs New Look, is to step down from his role at the fashion retailer following its £2bn takeover by a South African investment vehicle.

EU Membership: Reasons For And Against Leaving

David Cameron is in Latvia to start negotiating a new deal with European Union partners ahead of a referendum on the UK's membership in the bloc.

Nationwide Chief Steps Down On A High

Nationwide has announced a 54% rise in annual pre-tax profits while at the same time confirming that chief executive Graham Beale is to step down in the summer of 2016.

Raptors On The Rise

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Dorset's very own American Football Team - the Jurassic Coast Raptors say they're going from strength to strength.

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Dorchester Town Announce Season Ticket Prices

Magpies say prices are coming down if you book early for next season.

Dorset & Wilts Rugby Win 50-5 At Middlesex

Swanage and Wareham player Charlie Parish scored a hat trick of tries. Fellow 'Swan' Matt Roberts was also among the try scorers.

Must Win Game For Dorset Cricketers

Dorset travel to Warminster to play Wiltshire in the Minor Counties Cricket knockout cup this morning.

Defeat For Dorset Minor Counties Cricketers

They've lost their first group match in the 50 over knockout cup by 12 runs.

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