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"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
After the unveiling of a grandiose 3D sign announcing “Welcome to Bournemouth” on a footbridge over the A338, the town’s council confidently declared that it would “promote a sense of arrival for our visitors”.
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'
The UK Peace index combines five factors to produce a score out of five for each area, with 1 being the most peaceful and 5 being the least.
Born into a footballing family, but not the same one as his famous namesakes
Lance Armstrong's drug disgrace has cost his reputation dear, but a wholesale merchant in Dorset has also taken a big financial hit in the wake of the cyclist's doping revelations.
Regency revival in the capital
A look ahead to tonight's FA Cup Third Round replay at the Goldsands Stadium
A double decker bus carrying 56 college students has crashed and overturned in a field in Dorset.
David James, one of England's most decorated black footballers, last night accused anti-racism groups of having "an agenda to keep themselves in existence".
A woman was today fighting for her life after being engulfed by a fireball as she attempted to escape a burning car in the garage of a block of flats in London.
Bournemouth have parted company with manager Paul Groves and his assistant Shaun Brooks.