The counties were judged on their number of 'essential services'
The council insisted it had been Dorset Police's decision to play the squeaky music
Tyrone Taylor described his desperate efforts to save the three-year-old's life
Fisherman lands two-metre long porbeagle shark off Chesil Beach, Dorset
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Met Office severe weather warnings now in place for Thursday morning
The landmark arches have been demolished by high tides and 70mph winds
Met Office says more heavy rain expected today and tomorrow
Police say his body was found on Friday off Exmouth
"We are an island nation..." boomed the Churchillian voiceover, thus announcing, in case the title hadn't already given it away, that The Great British Year is yet another TV programme about how great Britain is. TV schedules are currently awash with patriotically themed shows such as the BBC panel show I Love My Country, but unlike some of its ilk, this wide-ranging nature documentary had something truly worth boasting about: our magnificent weather.
Jill Scott, the England midfielder, says her side must not underestimate the challenge of Turkey when they continue the 2015 World Cup qualifying campaign in Portsmouth tonight.
A summer intern from the mapping agency used open source data to create the 22 billion block model
Thousands of animal welfare supporters took to the streets of central London to protest against the controversial badger-cull policy, which came into effect yesterday. Many of the protesters were dressed in black and white and chanted "Shame on Defra" and "Stop the cull". Some were walking dogs dressed in badger costumes.
Criminals who kill a police officer should automatically face life in prison without parole, the Home Secretary Theresa May will announce today.
Whether it's pedalling through Dorset or from John O'Groats to Land's End, we look at the best ways to raise money and keep fit
When ordered to stand, he refused saying 'I don't wish to stand up because I believe ruling and judgement is only for Allah'