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  1. Alex Bysouth

    BBC Sport

    Heung-min Son

    Alex Bysouth

    BBC Sport

    Tottenham move second in the Premier League table as they ruthlessly see off Bournemouth to record a fifth league win in a row.

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  2. That's all for Christmas Eve

    Thanks for joining us today.

    From everyone at BBC South, we wish you all a Merry Christmas and hope you join our live service when it resumes again on Thursday at 09:00 GMT.

  3. Man wanted in connection with burglary

    Simon McLean

    A 37-year-old man is wanted in connection with a burglary in Woodstock Road, Oxford on 13 December.

    A laptop, tablet computer and a bike pannier were stolen in the burglary, which took place between 09:15 and 19:15 GMT.

    Police want to trace Simon McLean, of no fixed abode, who is known in Atherstone, Nuneaton and Oxford city centre.

    Mr McLean has blue eyes and dark brown hair.

  4. Floating bridge back after weekend failure

    The Isle of Wight's troubled floating bridge has resumed operating after a "technical issue" halted it over the weekend.

    Isle of Wight Council had issued a statement last week saying the chain ferry would be available for residents to "enjoy shopping, celebrating and travelling to family and friends".

    Floating Bridge Number 6 entered service in May 2017 but was immediately beset by problems.

    There have been groundings, complaints about noise and damage to cars while a crew member was injured in the engine room in September.

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  5. Police hunt suspect after two Oxford sex assaults

    Police in Oxford are on the hunt for a suspect in two sex assaults, after women were touched inappropriately by a cyclist.

    In November a woman in her 50s was touched over her clothing in Edgeway Road.

    The offender was described as slim and wearing dark trousers.

    On 15 December a woman in her 20s was touched by a cyclist in Rippington Drive at 18:10 GMT.

    Thames Valley Police said the suspect is either tanned or mixed race, is in his late teens, has dark hair and was wearing a red jacket.

    Detective Constable Rebecca Nightingale said: "It is possible that there may be other victims who this offender has targeted."

  6. Sandbanks ferry remains out of action

    Sandbanks ferry

    The Sandbanks Ferry remains out of service, after a breakdown halted crossings on Friday.

    The ferry had just returned to service at 13:00 GMT on Thursday after nearly two months of maintenance work in Falmouth.

    Its operators said the vessel had suffered a serious hydraulic issue and it would not be back in operation before the new year.

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    Severe disruption: M40 Oxfordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Oxfordshire southbound severe disruption, from J11 for A422 to J10 for A43 Brackley.

    M40 Oxfordshire - One lane closed on M40 southbound from J11, A422 (Banbury) to J10, A43 (Brackley), because of a lorry having a tyre changed. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  8. CCTV released following Wokingham pub assault

    Police are appealing for witnesses after two men assaulted another man in a Shinfield pub.

    The assault happened at around 23:30 GMT on Saturday after an argument broke out at the Black Boy Public House.

    The victim, a man in his thirties, was not injured.

    Investigating officer PC James Greehy said the man pictured in the CCTV image could have "vital information" to help the investigation.

    CCTV image of a man
  9. Single mum's letter was to 'encourage struggling parents'

    Single mum Jenni Lee posted about her experiences on Facebook in a bid to encourage other parents who're struggling.

    Jenni, from Portsmouth has four children who are now 12, 15, 16 and 21.

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    Video caption: Single mum's letter was to 'encourage struggling parents'
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    Severe accident: A338 Dorset westbound

    BBC News Travel

    A338 Dorset westbound severe accident, between Bournemouth West Roundabout and A35 Poole Road.

    A338 Dorset - A338 Wessex Way in Bournemouth closed and very slow traffic westbound between the Bournemouth West Roundabout junction and County Gates Roundabout, because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe disruption: M3 Surrey southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M3 Surrey southbound severe disruption, from J4 for A331 to J4A for A327.

    M3 Surrey - One lane closed on M3 southbound in Hampshire from J4, A331 (Camberley) to J4a, A327 (Farnborough), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  12. Thief 'shakes with happiness' at police help

    Police in Romsey, Hampshire, have helped a thief's struggling family after the culprit was caught taking groceries from a doorstep, a local newspaper reports.

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  13. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M3 Surrey southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M3 Surrey southbound severe disruption, between J4 for A331 and J4A for A327.

    M3 Surrey - One lane closed on M3 southbound in Hampshire between J4, A331 (Camberley) and J4a, A327 (Farnborough), because of a broken down vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  14. Drink driver 'double the limit' in shopping centre crash

    A driver has been charged with drink-driving after crashing near the Westgate Oxford shopping centre.

    Police were called to Thames Street in Oxford in the early hours of Saturday morning after the driver of a Volkswagen Golf crashed near the city's Westgate complex.

    Thames Valley Police said in a tweet that the driver "blew over double the drink drive limit".

    The driver will appear in court in the coming weeks.

  15. Eastleigh police search for samurai sword

    Police have said a samurai sword may have been used in an attack on Friday which left a 23-year-old man with a life-threatening head injury.

    Detectives are asking residents in the area of Heinz Burt Close and Scott Road to check their bins and gardens for a weapon that may have been discarded.

    The victim, from Winchester, remains in a life-threatening condition at Southampton General Hospital.

    A 17-year-old boy who was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder remains in police custody.