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Summary

  1. Man arrested after Didcot 'bomb hoax'
  2. Arrest after woman found dead in garden pond in Bournemouth
  3. Southampton Airport marks milestone with free tickets
  4. Updates from Tuesday 30 May

Live Reporting

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  1. That's all for today

    Toby Wadey

    BBC South

    Thank you for joining us again today.

    We will be back at 08:00 tomorrow with all of the region's latest news, travel, sport and weather.

  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A34 Oxfordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A34 Oxfordshire southbound severe disruption, between A423 Southern By-Pass Road and A4130.

    A34 Oxfordshire - A34 closed southbound between Hinksey Hill Interchange and Milton Interchange.

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

  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M27 Hampshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M27 Hampshire westbound severe disruption, at J5 for A335 Wide Lane.

    M27 Hampshire - M27 entry slip road partially blocked westbound at J5, A335 (Southampton Airport), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  4. Behind the scenes after the BBC South Election Debate 2017

    Here was what people at tonight's BBC South Election Debate were saying as recording came to an end.

    You can watch the debate itself tonight at 22:45 on BBC One.

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  5. How much do Dorset's primary school children know about British politics?

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    Video caption: We've been to primary schools to see what they make of the big issues ahead of June 8th.
  6. LISTEN: J. R. R. Tolkien's time working for the Oxford English Dictionary

    This week sees the first new book by J. R. R. Tolkien published in a decade - Beren and Lúthien has been finished 100 years after it was first conceived.

    Before publishing his fantasy writing, the world famous Oxford author worked on Ws at the Oxford English Dictionary (OED).

    Peter Gilliver, one of the editors at the OED and author of The Ring Of Words, told BBC Oxford's Kat Orman about the words he worked on but also the words from his books that were added.

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    Video caption: Before publishing his fantasy writing, J. R. R. Tolkien worked on "W"'s at the OED
  7. Woman's pond death 'suspicious'

    The death of a woman found drowned in a garden pond in Bournemouth is being treated as suspicious, police have said.

    The 56-year-old was pronounced dead after being discovered at the scene in Northey Road on Friday.

    Dorset Police said the circumstances were "unclear".

    The force said a 68-year-old man was arrested and later released under investigation.

  8. Boy, 10, 'killed by makeshift curtain'

    A 10-year-old boy with Down's syndrome died after becoming tangled in a duvet cover which was being used as a curtain, an inquest heard.

    Ashton Tuckey was found by his mother who thought he was looking out of the window at their home in Binstead, Isle of Wight, the hearing was told.

    St Mary's Hospital, Isle of Wight
    Image caption: Inspectors highlighted staffing shortages at St Mary's Hospital

    Jodie Tuckey brought his body outside and shouted for neighbours to help.

    Ashton was pronounced dead in hospital from "compression to the neck" in December 2014.

  9. London airport congestion driving business to Southampton

    Paul Clifton

    Transport correspondent, BBC South Today

    "Southampton Airport has announced more than two million passengers have travelled through it in a 12-month period for the first time

    "It was busy this morning. But there was no Heathrow-style chaos at the check-ins.

    "The congestion at London's airports has helped drive Southampton's business to a new record. Seven flights a day to Amsterdam have helped too.

    "An increasing number of passengers use the 45 minute flight as a London bypass, connecting with a global network which rivals that of Heathrow.

    "Everyone we spoke to praised the lack of hassle and quick check-in as the main reasons for flying from Southampton.

    "The airport is constrained by a short runway, which limits the size of aircraft. But the airport's small size is also its biggest attraction."

    Southampton Airport
  10. BreakingPolice stop train at High Wycombe after man 'acting suspiciously'

    Officers were called to High Wycombe Railway Station after reports that a man was acting suspiciously at the rear of a train.

    The 14:55 from London Marylebone to Oxford made an unscheduled stop at High Wycombe Railway Station, arriving at platform two at about 15:20.

    The train was evacuated by firearms officers and other passengers were cleared from the platforms.

    Two men were stopped and checked at the scene.They have now been released.

  11. 'Care bank' repays locals good deeds

    People can "bank" the time they give to others to use at a later date under a new social care scheme.

    The service, trialled in Berkshire, is seen as a different way to meet social care needs for elderly and disabled people.

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    Video caption: A care bank, trialed in Berkshire, is aiming to provide a creative way of providing care.
  12. Oxford University offers support in Hungary row

    Oxford University has offered its support to a university in Budapest that says it is under threat of forced closure.

    The Central European University (CEU), accredited in the US and Hungary, has been at the centre of a high-profile dispute over academic freedom.

    Protestors
    Image caption: Pressure on the university has been seen as an attack on Western, pro-European values

    The university's president, Michael Ignatieff, says: "We will not close." But Hungary's government says the CEU must "respect the law".

    Other universities supporting the CEU include Harvard, Duke, New York University, Princeton, and Yale.

  13. Weather latest: Sunshine expected this evening

    After a cloudy start to the day, the sun is expected to make a brief appearance later this evening.

    Temperatures have peaked at 19C and will drop to 13C overnight.

    BBC weather
  14. Morrisons fined £55,000 over mouldy pies

    Supermarket chain Morrisons has been fined £55,000 for selling mouldy pork pies at its store in Fleet.

    The firm pleaded guilty at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court to storing high-risk food at temperatures of up to 12.5C (54.5F), above the legal maximum of 8C (46.4F).

    mouldy pork pie
    dirty uniforms

    It also admitted its staff handled bread while wearing uniforms used for unloading lorries and putting out bins.

    Hart District Council said it had given Morrisons three previous warnings about the chiller.

    The firm has apologised and said its new management team had made improvements.