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Wins for Dorchester and Portland Utd and defeat for Weymouth.

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Colwell Shopping Centre: Business As Usual

The Manager of the tourism information centre in Colwell shopping centre is insisting its business as usual despite plans to demolish the building.

Dorset Children's Hospice Launches Retail Academy

Julia's House are running a training programme for volunteers who work in the charities shops.

Weymouth Host Leaders

Weymouth boss Jason Matthews is hoping Tuesday night's Dorset's Senior Cup Final win over Dorchester will re-kindle the club's play off dreams.

Weymouth Hosts Dorset's First Ever Colour Run

More than 1,100 people are taking part, raising cash for Weldmar hospice.

Six Arrested Over 'Terrorism' Are Released

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Six people arrested by counterterrorism police have been released without charge.

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'24-Hour Tweet' Shows Police Behind The Scenes

Police in Northern Ireland have given the public a rare insight into their work by tweeting about their cases over 24 hours.

Bootle Murders: Warning As Police Hunt For Man

Police investigating the murders of a mother and daughter are searching for one of their relatives - but warn the public "should not approach him".

Man Stabbed In Birmingham Road Rage Fight

A man has been stabbed during a road rage incident in Birmingham, prompting a police appeal for information.

'Vital Clues' In Fatal Teen KFC Stabbing

An 18-year-old man was stabbed to death and another critically injured in a fight outside a fast food restaurant in Birmingham.

Video: Life On Front Line For Briton Fighting IS

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A British man who is fighting Islamic State in Syria has released two videos that show what life in like on the front line.

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Vet Posts Pic Of Cat She Killed With Arrow

A veterinarian has been fired after posting a boastful picture on Facebook of her holding a dead cat she had killed with a bow and arrow.

African Migrant: Chance Of New Life Cost £720

A teenage African migrant who braved the deadly crossing from his continent to Italy has told Sky News it cost him €1,000 (£720) for the chance of a new life.

Teen Convicted Of Random Killing Of Jogger

A 17-year-old has been convicted of shooting dead an Australian college baseball player in a seemingly random attack.

Suicide Bomb Attack Kills 33 In Afghanistan

A suicide bomber has killed at least 33 people and wounded 100 others in an attack outside a bank where government workers collect salaries in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad.

Saturday Sports Results

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Wins for Dorchester and Portland Utd and defeat for Weymouth.

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Weymouth Host Leaders

Weymouth boss Jason Matthews is hoping Tuesday night's Dorset's Senior Cup Final win over Dorchester will re-kindle the club's play off dreams.

Ferrari A Worry For Pacesetters Mercedes

Nico Rosberg has described Ferrari's long-run pace as "very worrying" ahead of a Bahrain GP that looks set to pitch Mercedes into another duel with their growing rivals.

Anderson Is Magnificent, Says Botham

Sir Ian Botham has paid tribute to "magnificent" James Anderson after the seamer broke his record to become England's record Test wicket-taker.

Anderson Breaks Record, But England Only Draw

James Anderson has surpassed Sir Ian Botham's record to become England's leading Test wicket-taker of all time.

Clarkson Speaks Out Over Top Gear Scandal

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Jeremy Clarkson has spoken about his high-profile sacking as presenter of the BBC's Top Gear.

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Suge Knight 'Hit-And-Run' Video Released

A video showing rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight ploughing into two men with his pickup truck has been released.

Gwyneth Paltrow Fails Food Stamp Challenge

Gwyneth Paltrow has lasted only four days after being challenged to live for a week on $29 - the equivalent of what low-income families in the US get in food stamps.

Lady Antebellum's Bus Catches Fire On Highway

A tour bus for country group Lady Antebellum has caught fire on a Texas highway, but no one was injured.

May The Air Force Be With You: R2-D2 Jet Takes Off

This might not be the droid you're looking for - but this R2-D2 jet is a good likeness to the pint-sized Star Wars favourite.

'Best Fixed Mortgage In History' Goes On Offer

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Increased competition between lenders and ultra-low base rates from the Bank of England has allowed one company to offer a five-year mortgage with a fixed interest rate of just 1.99%.

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Be Part Of The South Dorset Election Debate With Wessex FM

Wessex FM has teamed up with Weymouth and Portland Chamber of Commerce to put the South Dorset Candidates in the hot seat on Tuesday evening and we would like you to be there.

Superfast Broadband Vouchers Available For Businesses In Dorset

Small and medium sized businesses across Dorset can get better broadband more cheaply thanks to a new connection voucher scheme.

Energy Challenger Ovo Close To £200m Deal

One of the biggest challengers to Britain's major energy companies is closing in on a deal that will value it at more than £200m.

Wikileaks Publishes Hacked Sony Emails On Web

Thousands of emails and documents stolen during a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment last year have been republished by WikiLeaks.

Local Football: Bad Night For Bridport

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Bridport went down 4-0 to Willand Rovers last night in the Western League Premier Division.

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Weymouth Win Dorset Senior Cup

Second half penalty secures trophy for the Terras over rivals Dorchester at Bob Lucas Stadium

It's Cup Final Night! Weymouth V Dorchester

Two non league giants go head to head for trophy at Bob Lucas stadium this evening

Local Football: Magpies Travel To Cambridge City

Dorchester Town will try to pull further away from the Southern League Premier relegation zone at Cambridge City.

Bridport Man Wins National Duathlon Championships

27-year-old Joe Allen now has his sights set on the Paralympics

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