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Nepal quake relief drive intensifies ......
Rescue efforts in Nepal intensify after nearly 2,000 died in the country's worst quake in more than 80 years, as a powerful aftershock hits the region.

Labour plan to cap rental increases ......
Private landlords would not be able to increase rents by more than inflation for three years under Labour plans to give tenants more security.

Cameron sets out '100 day' Tory plan ......
David Cameron says wages, welfare, housing and childcare will be at the heart of the Conservatives' programme for government in its first 100 days if it wins an outright victory.

Baltimore protest turns violent ......
A protest march in Baltimore a week after Freddie Gray, a black man, died in police custody, turns violent with at least a dozen arrests.

Russians 'accessed Obama's emails' ......
Russian hackers who gained access to the White House computer system last year were able to read President Obama's unclassified emails, reports say.

Dorset News Headlines

Dolphins in harbour draw crowds ......
The unusual sight of the arrival of a pair of common dolphins draws huge crowds at Weymouth Harbour.

Reef cash 'unlikely to be recovered' ......
Thousands of pounds owed to a Dorset council by the company that built Europe's first artificial surf reef looks unlikely to be recovered, liquidators for the firm say.

Fridge-freezer lands in path of train ......
A large fridge-freezer is pushed off a bridge in Bournemouth by several people and lands in front of an oncoming train.

Solar farms to be created by council ......
Eleven farms owned by Dorset County Council are earmarked to generate solar energy for nearly 10,000 homes.

Cost of agency nurses soars for NHS ......
Spending on agency nurses in the South West has soared from about 12m in 2010 to more than 59m in 2014, it emerges.