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GWR offers alternative trains after Thomas Cook collapse

Andrew Segal

BBC South West

GWR passengers affected by the collapse of Thomas Cook can use alternative services on its routes, the South West and West of England rail operator says.

Bosses said those "unable to make their booked train will be permitted to travel on the next suitable service by providing reasonable evidence of a Thomas Cook booking".

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Meanwhile, the rail operator is calling out to Thomas Cook employees, saying it "would love to hear" from those affected as part of moves to recruit new staff.

The tour operator's failure puts 22,000 jobs at risk worldwide, including 9,000 in the UK.

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Southampton teens produce rap video to stop knife crime
Hampshire Constabulary has teamed up with a group of teenagers to produce a rap about the dangers of knife crime.

The Follies of Highclere Castle

Hugh Bonneville talks with Lady Canarvon and Architectural Historian, Gywnn Hedley.

Hugh Bonneville speaks to two members of staff at Highclere

Head of Maintenance, Pat, and Carpenter, Josh, shares stories past and present.
Inventor delivers letter to the Isle of Wight in a jet suit
Richard Browning revives a 1934 dream by delivering a letter to the Isle of Wight in a jet suit.

Oliver and Olivia most popular baby names

In the South East, Oliver and Olivia have been revealed as the most popular baby names.

The figures are from 2018 and some believe the show Peaky Blinders has been an inspiration behind many of the choices.

Chart of most popular boys names in the South East of England in 2018
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Chart of most popular girls names in the South East of England in 2018
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Gang blast out cash machine

Bob Dale

BBC Live reporter

A gang tried to steal a cash machine by blasting it out of a shop wall.

People living near the Cost Cutter in Wllow Way, Hale, Farnham, were woken up by the explosion just before 02:25 BST on 25 August.

Cost Cutter, Willow Way, Farnham
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Police say the machine had been filled with a flammable gas and then set alight.

The gang of six escaped with cash, driving away in a dark saloon car towards Fleet, Aldershot or Odiham.

Detectives believe the same men are responsible for other similar robberies across the south east.

Hugh Bonneville speaks to Downton Abbey Location Manager Mark Ellis

They talk about how locations are chosen for filming.

Hugh Bonneville speaks to Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes

They speak about the role location plays in period dramas.