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UK News Headlines

Huntington?s breakthrough may stop disease ......
Scientists say it could be the biggest breakthrough in neurodegenerative diseases for 50 years.

UK snow: Widespread travel delays and school closures ......
Hundreds of schools are closed and homes are still without power as snow turns to ice across the UK.

'Explosion' at Manhattan bus terminal ......
New York police respond to reports of explosion at bus terminal in Manhattan

Young women on sexual harassment in the workplace ......
Young women tell the BBC about their experiences of sexual harassment in our biggest ever survey.

Grenfell Tower fire: Inquiry 'could bring measure of closure' ......
Hearing the voices of the bereaved and survivors is "of great importance", the lead counsel says.

Dorset News Headlines

Gaia Pope's funeral held in Poole ......
Her cousin said the family wanted the service to be a celebration of her life.

East Dorset councillors in U-turn on merger plans ......
East Dorset District Council, along with two other councils, had initially opposed the plan.

'No significant archaeology' at Dorchester Roman site ......
Archaeological digs found an undated ditch and "a few small pits".

Sherborne Learning Centre placed in special measures ......
An inspection found support for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities was poor.

In it for the 'buzz' ......
More treasure was discovered by the public in 2016, than ever before.