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Telephone Scammers Target 40 People In Dorset

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Three elderly people have been conned out of thousands of pounds as telephone fraudsters target Dorset again.

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Weymouth Chamber And BID Hit Out At Plans To Put Up Parking Charges

The former President of Weymouth and Portland Chamber of Commerce says the council should stick to their guns and keep parking charges low in the Borough.

Overcrowding At Portland YOI

South Dorset MP Richard Drax has called for capacity at Portland Young Offenders Institute to be increased to tackle the growing problem of overcrowding.

Five Arrests Made After Drugs Investigation

Five people have been arrested for alleged money laundering after an ongoing Dorset Police investigation into alleged drugs supply in Blandford Forum.

Dorset's Chief Fire Office To Take Joint Role

Dorset's current Chief Fire officer, Darran Gunter will head up the new service when it merges with Wiltshire.

Emwazi Faced Bullying Allegations, Says Teacher

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A former teacher of Mohammed Emwazi who became 'Jihadi John' has told Sky News there were allegations of bullying against him when he was a student.

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'Bomber Plotted To Target Easter Shoppers'

Lawyers prosecuting a man accused of plotting to blow up Manchester's Arndale shopping centre have told a court he "was giving life to al Qaeda's words with blood".

Ex-Banker Wins £67k Over False Rape Link

A former banker has been awarded £67,750 after police named him among their "most wanted" over an alleged rape.

Kanye West On His Ego, Art And Reputation

Outspoken rapper Kanye West has given a talk at Oxford University where he shared his thoughts on subjects including race, art, family, music and President Obama.

Football Star Adam Johnson Held Over Sex Claim

England and Sunderland player Adam Johnson has been arrested on suspicion of having sex with a girl under 16, according to Sky sources.

Walking Dead Ghost Town Up For Sale On Ebay

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Fans of The Walking Dead could make a killing in property by bidding for a chunk of a town where part of the AMC television series was filmed.

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'Bomber Plotted To Target Easter Shoppers'

Lawyers prosecuting a man accused of plotting to blow up Manchester's Arndale shopping centre have told a court he "was giving life to al Qaeda's words with blood".

Brooklyn Bridge Repairs '$100m Over Budget'

Repair work on the Brooklyn Bridge is $100m over budget and the completion date has been pushed back again.

Boris Nemtsov's Girlfriend: 'I Saw No One'

The woman who was with Boris Nemtsov when he was fatally shot in Moscow has said she is being held against her will by Russian investigators.

Toronto Police Find Mystery Tunnellers

Police digging into the mystery of a tunnel found near a Toronto sports centre have said the builders posed no threat to the city but have refused to reveal its purpose.

Lancaster Still Hopeful For Six Nations

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England coach Stuart Lancaster has said he believes England can still win the Six Nations despite losing to Ireland.

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Terry Rules Out Any Return To England

John Terry has said he no plans to reconsider his international retirement despite his Wembley goalscoring heroics in an emotional Capital One Cup final on Sunday.

Fresh Claims Of Racism Against Chelsea Fans

An investigation has been launched after reports of racist and abusive behaviour by Chelsea fans on a train to Manchester.

Mourinho Shifts Focus To Premier League

Jose Mourinho has been quick to turn his attention to Premier League matters after Chelsea's Capital One Cup final victory.

Williams Fastest, But Mercedes Pull Ahead

Williams set the fastest time as pre-season testing drew to a close on Sunday, with pacesetters Mercedes signing off at the Circuit de Catalunya in more muted fashion.

Walking Dead Ghost Town Up For Sale On Ebay

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Fans of The Walking Dead could make a killing in property by bidding for a chunk of a town where part of the AMC television series was filmed.

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Kanye West On His Ego, Art And Reputation

Outspoken rapper Kanye West has given a talk at Oxford University where he shared his thoughts on subjects including race, art, family, music and President Obama.

China Box Office Overtakes US For First Time

China's box office takings have beaten those in the US for the first time after new year celebrations brought a bumper February.

Madonna Hoping To Stay On Her Feet For New Tour

Madonna has announced a new worldwide tour - just days after she tumbled off the stage in front of millions at the Brit Awards.

Dakota Johnson IS Spoof Branded 'Horrible'

Saturday Night Live sketches are known for pushing the boundaries, but a spoof video featuring Dakota Johnson joining Islamic State (IS) has outraged some viewers.

Forbes Rich List: Bill Gates Still At The Top

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Bill Gates has been crowned the world's richest man by Forbes for a second consecutive year.

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StanChart Risks Reigniting Bank Bonus Row

The emerging markets bank Standard Chartered will risk reigniting a row over City bonuses this week when it reveals that it is cutting bonuses by a smaller percentage than its decline in profits.

Will Galaxy S6 Tempt iPhone Owners? Probably Not

If you had a flagship Samsung Galaxy S5, you could do things an iPhone owner couldn't.

Two-Thirds Of 'Cheshunt Nine' Leave Tesco

Two-thirds of the executives suspended over Tesco's £263m profits overstatement scandal have left the supermarket giant.

TPG Eyes Discount Frenzy With Poundworld Deal

One of the world's biggest buyout firms is in advanced talks to buy Poundworld in a deal that would underline the frenzy surrounding Britain's discount retail sector.

Tough Away Games For Dorchester And Histon

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Bridport as they travel to take on league leaders Melksham Town, Dorchester are at home to Histon and Weymouth are away to Chesham.

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Basketball: Exeter & District Mens Division 1

Mission Fitness Bandits 95-32 Weymouth Cowboys. Match Sponsor: Coleman Insurance Brokers.

Basketball: Cowboys Have No Luck Against Exeter II

Weymouth Cowboys 50 – 77 Exeter University II. Men’s Exeter and District Division 1. Match Sponsor: Coleman Insurance Brokers.

Young Weymouth Footballer In Champions League Action Tonight

He plays for an under 9's team in Weymouth - but tonight Cory Baker will be stepping out onto the pitch at the Etihad Stadium.

Local Football: Tough Night For The Terras

Weymouth's run of poor league performances continued last night with a 5-1 defeat at Corby town.

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