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DORCHESTER MURDER INVESTIGATION - Dorset Police Refer Itself To Watchdog

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Dorset Police has revealed its referred itself to the police watchdog, over the murder inquiry in Dorchester.

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Dorset Police Refers Itself to IPCC - 2nd Time This Week

This time it's regarding the charging of two murder suspects in Bournemouth..again it's for having had prior contact with people involved.

Extra Showings Of 'Hardy' Movie

Far From The Madding Crowd, the movie re-make of Thomas Hardy's novel, is proving so popular in Bridport, it's having to put on extra showings.

Open Forums In West Dorset

Vision 2030, an initiative which aims to give greater planning powers to residents, is holding a series of open forum events in an effort to engage with local communities.

Family Pays Tribute To Philip Nicholson

The family of a man found dead in a Bournemouth flat have paid tribute to their son, as police continue to question two people arrested in Weymouth on suspicion of murder.

HMRC Waives £100 Fine For Late Tax Returns

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People who missed the deadline for filing their tax returns have been let off the £100 fine, HM Revenue & Customs has confirmed.

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Young Families Driving Caravan Comeback

There has seen a marked increase in the number of young families taking their holidays in caravans, with celebrities leading the way.

Obesity Set To Become Main Cause Of Cancer

One in five cancer deaths is caused by obesity, which could eventually replace smoking as the leading cause of the disease, doctors say.

IPCC To Probe Police After Fatal Stabbing

Dorset Police has referred itself to the police regulator following the death of a man who suffered a fatal stab wound to the neck.

Manhunt As Violent Robber Escapes Prison

A violent convict is on the run from prison after walking out with a group of visitors.

Cinema Gunman 'Hoped He Would Be Stopped'

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James Holmes told a psychiatrist he hoped "a little bit" that the FBI would stop him before he went on his cinema shooting rampage, a court has heard.

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US Admits It Sent Lethal Anthrax To Australia

The US military is accused of a "serious breach of trust" in its obligations to protect civilians after admitting it accidentally sent more live samples of anthrax to laboratories than previously thought.

Saved By The Bell Star Convicted Over Stabbing

TV actor Dustin Diamond has been found guilty of two charges stemming from a barroom brawl.

FIFA Scandal: Blatter Hits Out At US Authorities

Newly re-elected FIFA chief Sepp Blatter has criticised a US investigation into football corruption and a "hate" campaign by European officials.

American Express Boss Ed Gilligan Dies

American Express president Ed Gilligan has died after falling ill while on a corporate jet, the credit card company said.

Gill Rejects FIFA Executive Committee Post

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Football Association vice-chairman David Gill has confirmed he will not take up his post on FIFA’s executive committee.

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Amir Khan Defeats Chris Algieri On Points

Amir Khan claimed a unanimous points victory over American Chris Algieri in their welterweight bout in New York.

Arsenal And Aston Villa Battle For Cup

Thousands of fans of Arsenal and Aston Villa will descend on Wembley Stadium later as their teams bid to win the FA Cup Final.

Botham: Anderson Can Take 500 Test Wickets

Sir Ian Botham has backed 'artist' James Anderson to take 500 Test wickets after the paceman became the first Englishman to pass 400 on day one of the second Test against New Zealand at Headingley.

Gutierrez Fires Parting Shot At Ashley

Jonas Gutierrez has fired a parting shot at Mike Ashley, appearing to claim he was disregarded by the Newcastle United owner after being diagnosed with cancer.

'Screech' Actor: I Didn't Mean To Stab Man

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TV actor Dustin Diamond has told a court that he did not mean to stab a man during a Christmas Day barroom brawl.

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Full House Gets Fuller As Cast Agree To Return

Bob Saget has become the latest star to confirm he will join Netflix's relaunch of the hit series Full House.

Suge Knight Lawyer Wants Murder Case Dismissed

Marion "Suge" Knight's lawyer has argued that a murder case against him should be dismissed because a key witness refused to identify him in court.

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch Up For Sale

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch is up for sale, according to reports.

Bridport Showing Hardy Re-Make Movie Tonight

There's another chance for you to see the remake of Thomas Hardy's classic novel, Far From The Madding Crowd in Bridport tonight.

HMRC Waives £100 Fine For Late Tax Returns

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People who missed the deadline for filing their tax returns have been let off the £100 fine, HM Revenue & Customs has confirmed.

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Sponsors Concerned By FIFA Corruption Scandal

Sponsors of the FIFA World Cup have released statements expressing their serious concern at allegations of "rampant, systemic and deep-rooted corruption" at the heart of the organisation.

Morrisons Faces Protest Over Ex-Chief's Bonus

Shareholders in Wm Morrison, the embattled supermarket chain, will deliver a bloody nose to its board next week after it paid its former boss a £1m bonus despite a slump in profits.

American Express Boss Ed Gilligan Dies

American Express president Ed Gilligan has died after falling ill while on a corporate jet, the credit card company said.

US Economy Shrinks Amid Slump In Output

The US economy contracted in the first quarter as it buckled under the weight of unusually heavy snowfalls and a resurgent dollar.

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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