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Poole Bay oil drilling gets one-month extension

10 hours 34 min ago
Corallian Energy is drilling more than 1,000m (3,280ft) below the seabed to explore oil reserves.
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South Western Railway: RMT suspends strikes after talks

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 19:26
The RMT said there had been a breakthrough in the row, following strikes over Christmas and New Year.
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Bestival drugs death: Louella Fletcher-Michie 'could have survived'

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 19:09
Louella Fletcher-Michie had become "exhausted" by the effects of the drug 2-CP, a court heard
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Beauty queen stalker Jonathan Deal given jail sentence

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 17:30
Police said he became "obsessed and fixated" with the former winner of Miss Dorset.
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Campaigners join hands to save hospital in Dorset

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 11:39
More than 200 people joined a protest calling for beds to return to Portland Hospital.
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Man, 70, dies after collision with lorry in Dorset

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 11:05
A woman in her 60s, travelling in the same car as the man, also has life threatening injuries.
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Private probation firms in Wales and south west in administration

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 15:22
Unions say they had warned about the "disastrous privatisation programme" four years ago.
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Man in court over Wimborne chemical substances find

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:28
Homes were evacuated and a bomb disposal team called in after suspicious items were found at a house.
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Bournemouth restaurant owner fined for illegal fishing

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:04
An angler filmed three men landing protected fish at night in Poole Harbour.
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Poole explosion: Ex-husband admits arson

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:18
Ian Clowes was airlifted to hospital following the blast in Poole which also injured his ex-wife.
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Hampshire CCC: Jimmy Adams and Alfonso Thomas named assistant coaches

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 16:23
Former captain Jimmy Adams and ex-Somerset bowler Alfonso Thomas join Hampshire as assistant coaches.
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Bomb squad searches Wimborne home over chemical find

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 15:37
An Army bomb disposal team is carrying out a thorough search of a house, police say.
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Bestival drugs death: Accused Ceon Broughton 'erratic'

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 15:01
Security guards found Louella Fletcher-Michie dead in "thick forest" outside the festival site.
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David Ibbotson: Emiliano Sala pilot's family in underwater search plea

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 14:44
Nearly £150,000 has been donated to an appeal to fund an underwater search for David Ibbotson.
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Anti-FGM bill being blocked by MP Chope 'appalling'

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 13:19
Cabinet minister Liz Truss says a Tory MP who blocked anti-FGM legislation must change his mind.
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MP Christopher Chope under fire for blocking anti-FGM bill

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 18:36
Christopher Chope's intervention is described as "appalling" by fellow Conservative Zac Goldsmith.
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Blandford farm death: Man charged with murder

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 16:58
Marcin Tameczka was found with serious injuries at Hanford Farm on 28 September.
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Tree smashes on to double-decker bus in Poole

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 15:37
Five passengers and a bus driver escaped injury when the tree landed on the bus.
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Hillsborough trial: Photographer 'told police to stop game'

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 15:23
A photographer tells a court he repeatedly urged police to stop Liverpool's FA Cup tie at Hillsborough.
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Bestival drugs death accused 'tried to get help'

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:24
Ceon Broughton called for help as Louella Fletcher-Michie lay dying at Bestival, a court hears.
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