Conservation and angling groups launch a legal bid against the government after claiming it is not sufficiently protecting England's "precious rivers".
A sick dog was dumped over a garden wall by a woman who disguised her face with a scarf, the RSPCA says.
Reported crime in Dorset has risen by 12% since last year, police say - the county's first rise in crime for 18 years.
Call to protect 'fragile' coastline
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Gloucestershire seal a place in the semi-final of the One-Day Cup after beating Hampshire by four wickets at Bristol.
Bournemouth cruise past League Two side Hartlepool with a comfortable League Cup victory at Victoria Park.
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