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Dorset Wildlife Trust Condemns Badger Cull

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In 2013 pilot badger culls in Somerset and Gloucestershire ended in failure to meet required targets.

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Serious Assault In Weymouth

Man suffers broken leg after incident in Lazy Lizard early Sunday morning.

Fire Crews Tackle Weymouth Field Blaze

A field's caught fire in Weymouth.

Speak Up About Dorset's Mental Health Services

People living in and around Dorchester and Weymouth are being reminded that they can have their say on the future of mental health services in Dorset.

Setback For Dorset's Crime Victims

Fraud victims across Dorset now have one less option when it comes to reporting incidents.

New Direction: Zayn Signs Solo Record Deal

Zayn Malik has signed a solo record deal with RCA – four months after breaking the hearts of teenage fans worldwide by leaving One Direction.

Calais Migrant Crisis: Extra Police Guard Tunnel

French police have beefed up security at the Eurotunnel to avoid migrants forcing their way onto railway platforms for another night.

Murder Conviction Over Shampoo Bottle Assault

A man has been convicted of murder after a 51-year-old woman was found with a shampoo bottle inside her following a "perverted sexual assault".

Ricin Plotter's To-Do List: 'Get Pet To Murder'

A software programmer has been convicted of plotting to buy enough of the deadly toxin ricin to kill 1,400 people.

Facebook Optimistic As Mobile Ad Revenues Soar

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Facebook has enjoyed "another strong quarter" of growth - despite quarterly profits falling by 9%.

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MH370 Link Investigated After Debris Found

A large piece of debris washed ashore on Reunion Island has sparked speculation it could be from missing airliner MH370.

Calais Migrant Crisis: Extra Police Guard Tunnel

French police have beefed up security at the Eurotunnel to avoid migrants forcing their way onto railway platforms for another night.

Lion-Killing Dentist Faces 'Terroristic Threats'

Police have opened an investigation into reported death threats against an American dentist who killed a prized lion in Zimbabwe.

MH17 Criminal Court Blocked By Russia

Russia has vetoed a plan to set up a tribunal to prosecute whoever is suspected of downing Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine.

England On Top At Edgbaston As Anderson Takes Six

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James Anderson took six wickets on Day One of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston with Australia all out for just 136.

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The Latest Headlines From Sky Sports News

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

UEFA Boss Platini To Run For FIFA Presidency

Michel Platini has revealed he will run for the FIFA presidency, saying he wants to restore dignity to the world governing body.

Hazard Tipped To Become World's Best

Eden Hazard could become the best player in the world if he heeds manager Jose Mourinho's advice, according to new Sky Sports pundit Ian Holloway.

West Brom Sign James Chester From Hull City

West Brom have completed the signing of James Chester from Hull on a four-year contract.

New Direction: Zayn Signs Solo Record Deal

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Zayn Malik has signed a solo record deal with RCA – four months after breaking the hearts of teenage fans worldwide by leaving One Direction.

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Overdose Killed 'Queen of Versailles' Daughter

An accidental overdose killed the teenage daughter of a billionaire Florida couple whose dream of building America's biggest mansion featured in a documentary.

Man Booker Longlist Includes Bob Marley Novel

A Jamaican-born novelist has been named on the longlist of 13 titles for the 2015 Man Booker Prize for the first time.

Oscar Race Begins As Festivals Reveal Line-Ups

Oscar winners Julianne Moore and Eddie Redmayne will be hoping they can match the success of earlier this year when they take their latest films to the Toronto International Film Festival.

Bond Song Bets Suspended After Radiohead Tip

Bookies have suspended betting on who will sing the next James Bond theme tune after an attempt at a huge wager backing Radiohead.

Facebook Optimistic As Mobile Ad Revenues Soar

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Facebook has enjoyed "another strong quarter" of growth - despite quarterly profits falling by 9%.

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Have You Re-newed Your Tax Credits?

Renew your tax credits by Friday or you could lose them...

Lord Coe's Agency Chimes With Providence Bid

The marketing services group which owns Lord Coe's sports agency is in advanced talks about a takeover valuing it at more than £350m.

Packaged Bank Accounts Q&A: The Next PPI?

The revelation by Barclays that it has set aside £250m to cover the costs of redress on packaged bank accounts has raised the spectre of another big mis-selling scandal for banks.

China's HNA To Seal £2.3bn Swissport Takeover

Swissport, the baggage-handler at the centre of a crisis at Gatwick Airport last year, is on the verge of being sold to a Chinese conglomerate for more than £2bn.

Fog Abandons Local Friendly Football Encounter

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Portland's friendly with Weymouth has had to be adandoned through Fog

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Plans Unveiled For Windy 500

You can find out about next year's Windy 500 adventure at a fundraising event at Weymouth police station's social club later.

Disabled Footballers To Play Liverpool?

A disability football team from Weymouth could soon be lining up against Premier League opposition

Raptors On The Rise

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

Dorchester Town Announce Season Ticket Prices

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

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