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Dorset Teenager Publishes First Book

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17-year-old Connor Hansford has written a tragic romance about two teenage boys who fall in love, called 'Brutal People'.

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Paralympian Helena Lucas To Launch New Moatt Sails Store

The sail loft is on Mereside in Osprey Quay and is continuing producing a range of sails for everything from yachts to dinghies.

'Watch Our Step' Campaign About To Start

Dorset Partnership for Older People's Programme is launching a series of events to raise awareness about the potential dangers in our houses.

Saturday Sports Results

Wins for Weymouth, Dorchester and Portland Utd, and also for our local rugby teams too. But there was defeat for Bridport in the FA Vase.

UPDATE: Dorset Police '101' Now Working Again

Other police forces were also affected as the system stopped working this morning (Saturday 22nd November)

Saturday Sports Results

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Wins for Weymouth, Dorchester and Portland Utd, and also for our local rugby teams too. But there was defeat for Bridport in the FA Vase.

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Bridport Continue FA Vase Campaign

They travel to Swindon to play Highworth, while there are tough league games for Weymouth and Dorchester

Swanage & Wareham Rugby Club In Cup Final

They take on Salisbury in the Dorset and Wilts Senior Cup Final this afternoon

Mission Fitness Bandits Maintain Order In Weymouth Club Derby

Mission Fitness Bandits maintain order in Weymouth club derby as they beat Weymouth Coleman Insurance Cowboys 85 – 53.

Football - A Look Ahead At This Weekend's Fixtures

Dorchester Town are at home to Corby in the league, Weymouth travel to Burnham and Bridport face Highworth Town in the FA Vase.

Families Lash Out At 'Rude' Consular Staff

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Bereaved families of Britons who have died abroad have criticised Foreign Office staff for their lack of sensitivity, compassion and competence.

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MI5 Spared Major Criticism Over Rigby Killing

The murder of soldier Lee Rigby was random and largely unpreventable, a major year-long investigation is set to reveal.

Taxi Apps Price War Sees Fares Slashed By Half

A price war has broken out among taxi booking apps, forcing firms to slash fares in half in the run-up to Christmas.

Sky Sources: Ex-PM Gordon Brown To Quit As MP

Gordon Brown is poised to announce that he is to quit as an MP at the next election after 32 years in the Commons, Sky sources have revealed.

Sturgeon Lists Demands For Westminster Support

Scotland's new First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has set out a list of demands her party would insist on in return for supporting Labour in the event of a hung parliament.

Ramsay's Signature 'Forged For Pub Deal'

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Gordon Ramsay has told a court of his "shock and horror" after discovering his father-in-law used a ghostwriter machine to forge his signature for a deal to rent a pub.

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Motown Singer Jimmy Ruffin Dies Aged 78

Jimmy Ruffin, the Motown singer whose hits included What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted, has died.

The Graduate Director Mike Nichols Dies

Hollywood director Mike Nichols, who won an Oscar for The Graduate, has died aged 83.

Cornwell Resolute Over Jack The Ripper Identity

Crime novelist Patricia Cornwell has reiterated to Sky News her claim to know the true identity of Jack the Ripper.

Cosby Shows Cancelled Amid New Accusations

Bill Cosby's shows at casinos in Las Vegas and Arizona have been cancelled as more women come forward to allege he sexually assaulted them years ago.

Bellew Claims His Revenge In Rematch

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Tony Bellew gained sweet revenge with a split decision points win over Nathan Cleverly in their cruiserweight rematch.

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England End Losing Streak

Winger Jonny May scored two tries as England ended their five-game losing streak with a 28-9 win over Samoa at Twickenham.

Saturday's Premier League Round-Up

Manchester United climbed into the top four in the Premier League with a 2-1 victory at Arsenal.

Ireland Complete November Clean Sweep

Ireland completed their first autumn Test series clean sweep since 2006 with a 26-23 victory over Australia, despite being outscored three tries to two in a thrilling clash in Dublin.

Switzerland Close On First Davis Cup Title

Switzerland moved into a 2-1 lead over France in the Davis Cup final thanks to a straight-sets doubles win for Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka.

Tourist Fined £16k For Vandalising Coliseum

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A Russian tourist has been fined 20,000 euros (£16,000) for engraving the letter K on a wall of Rome's Coliseum, authorities in Italy have said.

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Bill Cosby Performs Amid Assault Accusations

Under-pressure comedian Bill Cosby performed a near sell-out show in Florida on Friday night, amid claims he has raped and sexually assaulted women.

Painting By Hitler Fetches £103,000 At Auction

A 1914 watercolour by Adolf Hitler has sold for 130,000 euros (£103,000) at an auction in the German city of Nuremberg.

Firearms Charges Ahead Of Ferguson Ruling

Two men have been charged with firearms offences ahead of a decision in the case of the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

Window Cleaner Falls 11 Storeys On To Car

A window cleaner is fighting for his life after plummeting 11 storeys from a high-rise building in San Francisco and landing on a moving car.

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