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Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Chelsea and Bournemouth.

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Severe accident: A338 Dorset eastbound

BBC News Travel

A338 Dorset eastbound severe accident, at A347 Wimborne Road.

A338 Dorset - A338 Wessex Way in Bournemouth closed eastbound at Richmond Hill roundabout, because of an accident.

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

BBC political correspondent analyses what happened in the region

Peter Henley with a round-up of election news from the south of England

Country 'calm' after 'difficult two years'

Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner Martyn Underhill says the country is now in "a period of calm after a very difficult two years".

He said he was looking forward to working with the new government on issues such as mental health, the use of taser and the use of force.

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A35 'closed all day' after lorry crash

Overturned lorry
Dorset Police

The A35 in Dorset is expected to be closed all day after a lorry left the road and overturned in a field near Bere Regis.

Highways England is urging drivers travelling between Bere Regis and Poole to use the A31 and A350 while police oversee the "complex recovery" operation.

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Dorset residents warned of floods

Flood warning map of Dorset
Environment Agency

Flooding is causing problems in parts of Dorset after storms continued to batter the county overnight.

Four of the nine flood warnings currently in place across England are in Dorset and many rivers have overtopped their banks.

The Environment Agency said flooding was expected and immediate action was required around the River Frome from Maiden Newton to Dorchester and Wareham.

Also groundwater flooding is expected for the South Winterbourne Valley, where properties with basements and cellars are expected to experience "groundwater inundation".

The A352 near Cerne Abbas and Westleaze at Lower Burton, near Dorchester, are among the roads that were completely submerged on Friday morning.

High winds forced the cancellation of the Sandbanks ferry on Thursday evening, although services have since resumed.

A35 closed after crash

The A35 in Dorset is closed near Bere Regis following a crash involving a lorry.

The road is expected to be closed between Woodbury Cross and Morden Park Corner, near Lytchett Minster, for several hours.

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Severe accident: A35 Dorset both ways

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A35 Dorset both ways severe accident, between A31 and A351.

A35 Dorset - A35 closed and it's slow in both directions between Shell Roundabout in Bere Regis and Bakers Arms Roundabout in East Morden, because of an accident.

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

Severe accident: A35 Dorset both ways

BBC News Travel

A35 Dorset both ways severe accident, from B3159 to A37.

A35 Dorset - A35 in Winterbourne Abbas closed and queues in both directions from the B3159 junction to Monkeys Jump Roundabout, because of an accident involving a motorcycle.

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

Severe disruption: A357 Dorset both ways

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A357 Dorset both ways severe disruption, around Church Road.

A357 Dorset - Flooding on A357 The Cross in both directions in Shillingstone around the Church Road junction.

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'Revolutionary' 18th century naval ship to go on display in Poole
More than 2,000 artefacts have been recovered from HMS Invincible, the 18th Century ship that revolutionised naval ship design.
General election 2019: Who do you think you are voting for?
Voters choose their favourite policy on education - without knowing which party it comes from.
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'They were miles ahead today'

Bournemouth 0-3 Liverpool

Tony Pulis

Former Stoke and West Brom manager on BBC Radio 5 Live

Liverpool have been absolutely superb from the first minute to the last minute. they work so hard for each other when they do not have the ball.

[Virgil] Van Dijk has been a colossus at the back for them and they have so much quality.

They were miles ahead of Bournemouth today. Technically they were outstanding.

Bournemouth 0-3 Liverpool

Mohamed Salah has scored his 63 goals in 100 Premier League appearances.

Only Alan Shearer (79), Ruud van Nistelrooy (68) and Sergio Aguero (64) scored more in their first 100 games in the competition than the Egyptian. Some going that.

Ozcan Yildirim was confronted by a masked man with a knife at his Bournemouth shop.
The robber left empty-handed and without his hoody after being fought off by the shopkeeper.

Severe roadworks: A351 Dorset both ways

BBC News Travel

A351 Dorset both ways severe roadworks, from Crack Lane to Wilkswood Farm Turn Off.

A351 Dorset - A351 Valley Road in Langton Matravers closed from the Crack Lane junction to the Wilkswood Farm Turn Off junction, because of resurfacing work during the night. Diversion in operation - via B3351. Between 20:00 and 6:00 Mondays to Sundays until 6:00 on 7th December

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General election 2019: Why does campaigning focus on certain areas?
BBC Reporter Frankie Peck explains why you only see big-name politicians in your area if you live in a marginal.

Severe congestion: B3073 Dorset both ways

BBC News Travel

B3073 Dorset both ways severe congestion, around Avon Causeway.

B3073 Dorset - It's heavy on B3073 Christchurch Road in both directions in Hurn around Hurn Bridge Roundabout. In the roadworks area.

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

Severe accident: A347 Dorset both ways

BBC News Travel

A347 Dorset both ways severe accident, from Glenmoor Road to Golf Links Road.

A347 Dorset - A347 New Road in West Parley closed and it's slow in both directions from the Glenmoor Road junction to the Golf Links Road junction, because of an accident.

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

Severe accident: A3049 Dorset both ways

BBC News Travel

A3049 Dorset both ways severe accident, at A338 Wessex Way.

A3049 Dorset - A3049 Richmond Park Road in Boscombe closed and it's slow in both directions at Springbourne Roundabout, because of an accident.

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