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Wareham toddler death lorry driver 'made mistake''

5 hours 39 min ago
Dean Phoenix wept in court as he recalled how he killed three-year-old Jaiden Mangan in Wareham.
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Boy collapses and dies outside Fleetsbridge Tesco supermarket

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 19:56
Police say the 16-year-old's death is not suspicious but want to speak to the man who found him.
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One-Day Cup: Hampshire beat Middlesex by 119 runs as Aiden Markram stars

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 17:40
Hampshire continue their winning start to this season's One-Day Cup as Aiden Markram's 88 helps them overcome Middlesex.
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Offshore oil rig consents 'illegal', charity claims

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 16:52
A wildlife charity seeks a judicial review of the way offshore oil rig applications are handled.
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Bournemouth v Newcastle steward assault case dropped

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 14:33
Newcastle fans spilled on to the pitch at Bournemouth following their side's late equaliser.
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Farmer's fields a 'write off' after illegal rave near Corfe Castle

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 11:34
One field was left "covered with broken glass, human excrement and just detritus," the landowner said.
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Dorset stroke survivor hopes to inspire others

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 10:25
Paul Lambert had three strokes in 15 months but is not letting it stop him from taking on new physical challenges.
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St George

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 00:03
The legend of the handsome soldier who met a gruesome end and became the patron saint of England.
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Motorcyclist dies in two-vehicle crash near Blandford Forum

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 13:37
A 22-year-old man from Sturminster Newton was pronounced dead at the scene near Blandford Forum.
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Illegal rave on Isle of Purbeck attracts more than 1,000

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 16:42
Police warn those attending the event on a farm that they are trespassing and should leave.
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Backpacker jailed in Thailand for 'picking up phone' returns home

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 13:17
Chris Dodd spent 10 days in a Thai jail after picking up a mobile phone another tourist had dropped outside the airport.
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Crews tackle thatched roof fire and large heath blaze

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 10:52
Fire crews spent the night putting out a fire at a thatched cottage, hours after tackling a large heath blaze.
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One-Day Cup: Tom Alsop leads Hampshire to victory over Glamorgan

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 18:38
England batsman James Vince led the way with a classy 95 as One-Day Cup holders Hampshire cruised to a seven-wicket win over Glamorgan.
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Highcliffe 'zig-zag' path reopens after two years

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 13:13
The "zig-zag" path in Highcliffe was shut in March 2017 over fears it could collapse "without notice".
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Bournemouth v Fulham

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 10:16
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Bournemouth and Fulham.
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Luxon family campaigns for unborn child's rights

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 20:01
Jackie and Tom Luxon want changes to the Road Traffic Act to recognise an unborn infant as a person.
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Cumbria teacher George Carroll jailed for historical sex offences

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 19:16
George Carroll admitted nine counts of indecent assault against three pupils between 1963 and 1972.
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Woman dies in car crash with lorry near Bere Regis

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 17:08
A 79-year-old woman from Shaftesbury died when the car she was driving collided with a lorry.
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'Unusual' number of dead seahorses washing up in Dorset

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 10:38
Four dead seahorses have been found on different beaches over a period of two weeks.
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Dorset teenager says doctors do not understand her condition

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 07:06
Kate Bidwell suffers daily seizures and chronic pain, but says doctors often do not understand her condition.
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