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Dorset PCC Welcomes Childline Campaign

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Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner, Martyn Underhill, is supporting a new campaign aimed at young people to raise awareness and provide advice about the harmful implications of an over exposure to pornography.

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Biker Hurt In Accident In Weymouth

A motorcyclist has been injured after an accident at the Jurassic round-a-bout in Weymouth.

Condor's New Vessel Back In Action This Weekend

The Condor Liberation will resume service again this Saturday (4 April) after a collision last weekend.

Lost Tunnel Found In Weymouth Revealed As An April Fool

It's been rumoured to exist for hundreds of years - and now historians in Weymouth think they may have discovered a lost tunnel or have they....?

Proposed Site For New Care Home In Bridport

A new care home could be built at the site of the Fisherman's Arms in Bridport.

Drug Companies Accused In Eye Disease Row

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The British Medical Journal has accused drugs companies which make and market a medicine for a common eye disease of undermining trials of another, cheaper drug so as to maximise profits.

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Labour's Counterpunch From 'Working People'

Labour has returned fire after more than 100 business leaders came out in support of the Conservatives, with a letter from "working families" calling for a change of government.

Nine Britons Arrested 'Trying To Enter Syria'

The Turkish army says nine Britons have been arrested after allegedly trying to illegally cross into Syria.

London Fire: Major Incident As 2,000 Evacuated

More than 2,000 people were evacuated from buildings in central London after cables caught fire under a pavement.

At Least 54 Dead As Russian Trawler Sinks

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A Russian trawler with an international crew of 132 has sunk in the Pacific - leaving at least 54 dead.

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Senator Bob Menendez Indicted For Corruption

Powerful US Senator Robert Menendez has been charged with using his office to promote the business interests of a friend and donor in exchange for gifts​.

'Pirate Ship' Crew Rescue Caught On Camera

The dramatic rescue of a crew stranded in a replica pirate ship off the US coast has been caught on camera.

Arkansas Governor Stops Religious Freedom Bill

Arkansas' governor has said he will not sign the state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act until changes are made to the hugely controversial legislation.

Nemtsov Murder Suspect 'Forced To Confess'

The main suspect in the murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov says he was kidnapped and forced to write a confession under duress.

ICC President Quits Over World Cup 'Snub'

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International Cricket Council (ICC) president Mustafa Kamal has resigned from his role.

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Dorset Rock Choir Members Sing At Wembley

The hallowed grounds of Wembley Stadium resonated with the sound of nearly 2,500 Rock Choir members singing at Saturday's game which drew a World record attendance of 84,068 supporters to see Saracens V Harlequins Derby Day Match.

Brook Welcomes Title Showdown With Khan

Kell Brook is prepared to meet Amir Khan in a 'winner takes all' domestic mega-fight at Wembley Stadium, but will not wait around for the Bolton fighter.

Tiger Woods Plays 18 Holes At Augusta

Tiger Woods has played a practice round at Augusta National as he nears a decision on whether he will compete in the Masters.

Murray Notches Up 500th ATP Tour Victory

Andy Murray claimed his 500th win on the ATP Tour as he advanced to the quarter-finals of the Miami Open with a hard-fought victory over Kevin Anderson.

John Lennon's Former Wife Cynthia Dies

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John Lennon's first wife Cynthia has died at her home in Spain, aged 75.

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Zayn Malik Demo Was Rejected One Direction Song

One Direction fans can relax again after it was confirmed that Zayn Malik is not hastily embarking on a solo career.

Jamie Dornan Stalked Woman On Tube For TV Role

Fifty Shades Of Grey star Jamie Dornan has revealed he stalked a woman on the London Underground to prepare for his role as a serial killer in The Fall.

Duchovny's 'Shock' At Launching Music Career

David Duchovny has had a busy television career but it seems he has been flexing his musical muscles on the side and is releasing his first album.

Palestinian Man 'Tricked' Into Selling Banksy

A Palestinian man has said he has been tricked into selling a potentially valuable work by Banksy for just over £100.

Condor's New Vessel Back In Action This Weekend

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The Condor Liberation will resume service again this Saturday (4 April) after a collision last weekend.

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New Inn For Poundbury

Queen Mother Square in Poundbury is getting a new Inn which will be named after "The Duchess Of Cornwall".

Kurt Geiger To Try On Another New Owner

The upmarket shoe retailer Kurt Geiger is preparing to try on another new owner less than a year after its last buyout.

Amazon Dash Button: How Does It All Work?

Amazon is testing a new service that allows its customers to instantly order some household items like laundry detergent or razor blades.

'Google Tax' In Force To Tackle Avoidance

Multinational companies that shift their profits offshore to avoid tax now face being slapped with a levy.

Bridport Man Wins National Duathlon Championships

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

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Matthews Urges Fans To Get Behind Terras

Weymouth boss Jason Matthews has called on Terras fans to help his side's push for the play-offs ahead of their clash with Burnham.

Local Football: Dorchester Reserves In Action Tonight

Dorchester Town Reserves welcome Moneyfields to the Avenue Stadium this evening.

Weymouth Promotion Push Continues

In the Evostik Southern League Weymouth's promotion push takes them to mid table Paulton Rovers this afternoon.

Youth Rugby: Weymouth Boys Fall Short at Final Hurdle

This Sunday saw the long awaited Under 13 Dorset Plate final between Weymouth & Portland and Sherborne, played at Slaughtergate, home of North Dorset RFC.

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