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Labour must come to its senses - Blair ......
Tony Blair tells Labour party members to come to their senses and reject the "Alice in Wonderland" politics of Jeremy Corbyn.

New Austria migrant vehicle found ......
Three children are in hospital after Austrian police stop a minivan carrying 26 migrants, days after 71 people are found dead in an abandoned lorry.

Round world yacht race set to begin ......
The Clipper Round The World Yacht Race, which will see 12 teams spend a year travelling the globe, is due to begin in London.

Europe 'to tighten train security' ......
European ministers agree to increase ID and baggage controls among other restrictions at railway stations, France's interior minister announces.

New Orleans marks Katrina anniversary ......
Commemorations are taking place in New Orleans to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which devastated the US city.

Dorset News Headlines

Ambulance call-out pilot 'a success' ......
About 70,000 unnecessary ambulance call-outs were avoided in a pilot project giving call handlers more time to assess 99 calls, it is claimed.

Badger cull extended into Dorset ......
The badger cull is to be extended into Dorset following pilots in Gloucestershire and Somerset, the government announces.

Sick dog dumped in garden dies ......
A dog that was dumped over a garden wall "covered in blood" by a woman who covered her face in a scarf dies.

Cancellations as rail strike begins ......
A number of rail services are cancelled as First Great Western staff stage day one of a three-day strike.

Gangs blamed for 'sextortion' rise ......
Organised gangs are blamed for an increase in the number of people blackmailed over intimate online material.