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Developers want to build a new solar farm, generating power for 3,200 homes, at Littleton near Blandford Forum.
A new poster campaign is calling on people to donate directly to the town's Rough Sleeper Team instead.
Janice Short was hit by a motorcylist and killed in Weymouth along with her dog - the biker also died.
Police have released CCTV of a man after an assault in the town centre.
Rolf Harris's jail term for sex offences will not be referred to the Court of Appeal for being too lenient, the attorney general's office has confirmed.
The Bank of England (BoE) has rewritten the City rulebook, introducing tough new restrictions on bankers' bonuses and the threat of stringent penalties including jail terms for errant executives.</
Former News Of The World journalists Jules Stenson and Neil Wallis are to be charged with phone hacking, prosecutors have confirmed.
Economic sanctions targeting Russia in the wake of the downing of flight MH17 will hit the UK economy, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has warned.
Liam Neeson has spoken about the moment his wife Natasha Richardson died and how it still doesn't feel real.
Prisoners will now be able to use steel-strung guitars after a campaign by activists and musicians including Billy Bragg and Johnny Marr.
The British director of Con Air and Tomb Raider is turning his back on Hollywood in favour of crowdfunding to finance his next film.
The makers of the latest instalment of the Star Wars franchise have been criticised for filming on a rocky outcrop off the coast of Ireland which is home to thousands of rare birds
Commonwealth Games diary for Wednesday 30th July 2014
Paul Hanagan faces a spell on the sidelines after sustaining a hairline fracture to his lower left arm in a fall at Goodwood on Tuesday.
Manchester United new boy Luke Shaw says boss Louis van Gaal was right to criticise him for a lack of fitness.
Manchester United continued their unbeaten start to life under new boss Louis van Gaal, beating Inter Milan 5-3 on penalties in Washington DC after the game finished 0-0.
A koala which clung to a car grille for more than 50 miles after being run over on a motorway has survived the rough ride with only minor injuries.
Aerial footage has shown a massive dust storm bringing traffic to a standstill in Phoenix, Arizona.
A woman who left dolls outside young girls' houses, "terrifying" the local community, is mortified her well-meaning gesture was misconstrued, police in California have said.
Doctors at a US hospital have been accused of amputating a man's penis during what was supposed to be a routine circumcision.
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