21 October 2014 Last updated at 05:14 ET

Residents on warning as storm hitsStorm at Stair Hole

Residents in the Lodmoor area of Weymouth are urged to prepare for flooding as the Environment Agency issues a warning ahead of high tides and gale-force winds.


BadgerBadger culls 'may not be rolled out'

Plans to extend badger culls will be cancelled if pilots in Somerset and Gloucestershire miss their targets, a source close to Defra tells the BBC.

Bartle FrereEx-pilot faces sex abuse retrial

A former British Airways pilot is to face a retrial for 17 counts of sexual abuse charges relating to boys in India and the UK.

Peter Henley Article written by Peter Henley Peter Henley Political editor, South of England

Is Minister for Portsmouth a job for life?

Matt Hancock has been appointed the new Minister for Portsmouth - but how long will the job last?

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