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General election 2017: May defends revised social care plans ......
The PM tells the BBC "nothing has changed" after she announces a cap on the costs anyone would face.

Trump tells Israel Iran will never have nuclear weapons ......
The US president has strong words for Iran as he meets Israeli leaders in Jerusalem.

Ex-national security adviser defies Senate's Russia inquiry ......
President Trump's fired aide invokes his constitutional right against self-incrimination.

Stockpiles of dead tiger and rhino body parts go up in smoke in Nepal ......
More than 4,000 animal body parts were destroyed to discourage illegal wildlife hunting and trading.

Frozen 'space sperm' passes fertility test ......
Freeze-dried rodent sperm stowed onboard the international space station fathers healthy baby mice.

Dorset News Headlines

Former scout leader given suspended sentence for sex assaults ......
David Oliver was a leader at Butchers Coppice Scout Camp in the late 1990s.

'Thomas Hardy Dorchester hotel' to reopen in 2018 ......
The hotel, which features in The Mayor of Casterbridge novel, has been closed since November 2015.

The war babies fathered by black GIs ......
Many GIs had children with British women but under US laws black servicemen were usually refused permission to marry. So what happened to the children?

Guy Hedger: Sixth person held over executive's shooting released ......
Police said officers were continuing to search a property in the West Howe area of Bournemouth.

How can voters influence who the British PM is? ......
Americans voted for Trump and the French elected Macron - so can the British choose the next PM?