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Summary

  1. Isle of Wight's floating bridge service still experiencing problems
  2. Samaritans team up with police in Dorset to help people in custody
  3. Man critically ill with head injuries after Bicester assault
  4. Hunt for armed robbers in Pangbourne
  5. Cheeki Rafiki crew father recounts heartbreak
  6. Updates from Monday 12 June

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Nipple tattooist's picture removed from Facebook

    Claire Louise Willis

    A make-up artist from Dorset who offers free tattoos to breast cancer survivors has said Facebook removed one of her pictures from its site after it was deemed offensive.

    Claire Louise Willis, who has salons in Weymouth, Poole and Blandford, tattoos nipples onto women who have had mastectomies and undergone breast reconstruction surgery.

    She said Facebook banned one of the pictures of her work - which has been shared more than 90,000 times - because it contained nudity.

    Facebook said the image was removed in error and added it had since been reinstated.

  2. New route performs 'ahead of expectations'

    Chiltern Railways train
    Image caption: The route was the first new rail link between a major British city and London in over 100 years when it opened

    Chiltern Railways has said more people are traveling to London by train following the launch of its Oxford to Marylebone link.

    Initially trains only ran from Oxford Parkway to London but in December services from the city centre to the capital began.

    The company says the size of the rail market between Oxford and London has since increased by 18%.

    Quote Message: The new line is performing ahead of expectations and we are delighted with how it has been received. from Dave Penney Chiltern Railways
    Dave PenneyChiltern Railways
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    Video caption: The Sullivan family help train guide dogs and are currently looking after ten puppies.
  4. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M27 Hampshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M27 Hampshire eastbound severe accident, between J11 for A27 Fareham and J12 for M275.

    M27 Hampshire - Very slow traffic on M27 eastbound between J11, A27 (Fareham) and J12, M275 (Portsmouth), because of an accident, which is now on the hard shoulder.

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

  5. Have you seen missing Christopher Murphy?

    Christopher Murphy

    Police have said they are becoming "increasingly concerned" for the welfare of a 28-year-old man who has gone missing from a hospital in Lancashire and is thought to have travelled to Weymouth.

    Christopher Murphy, originally from London, was last seen at Royal Preston Hospital at on Wednesday. It is thought he travelled to Bristol and Weymouth in April, so it is possible that he may have links there. PC John Bantios-Harkin, of Lancashire Constabulary, said: “This is extremely out of character for Chris and we are asking anybody who has seen him, or knows where he may be, to contact us as soon as possible.

    "Similarly we would also urge Chris, if he sees this appeal, to get in touch to let us know he is safe.”

  6. Exhibition marks 50 years since homosexuality decriminalisation

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    Video caption: The Russell Cotes Museum and Gallery displays work created by gay artists

    A major exhibition in Bournemouth is taking place to celebrate fifty years since homosexuality was partially decriminalised.

    The Russell Cotes Museum in Bournemouth is displaying work created by gay artists chosen by members of the resort's LGBT community.

    The exhibition called Refracted will be open until the end of September.

  7. Armed raiders target village home

    Four men armed with scissors, a baseball bat and screwdriver are being hunted by police after robbing a village house.

    The group, who covered their faces with hoods, broke into the Bourne Road property in Pangbourne, Berkshire, at 23:15 on Friday.

    They then forced the home's occupants to hand over a "quantity of cash", police said.

    Thames Valley Police launched a witness appeal today.

    The force, which described the incident as "frightening" for the occupants, said no injuries were sustained during the incident.

  8. Rod rocks the Isle of Wight Festival

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    Video caption: Thousands of music fans enjoy the Isle of Wight Festival.

    Rod Stewart headlined this year's Isle of Wight Festival with thousands of music fans enjoying the first major festival of the summer.

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  9. Island secondary education consultation launched

    A consultation has been launched on future options for secondary education in Sandown Bay on the Isle of Wight.

    The Bay CE Primary School, Sandown

    Councillor Chris Whitehouse, cabinet member for children’s services, said: “[We] are asking for local views on two clear options: another academy chain or an all-through school.”

    To find out more or to comment, click here.

    The authority said a series of meetings with key stakeholders and members of the public would also be held.

  10. Weather outlook: High pressure building

    Dan Downs, Weather Forecaster

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    Video caption: BBC Weather for the south of England on 16 June 2017
  11. 'Tough talking' expected when May faces MPs

    This evening Theresa May will be facing a committee of backbench Conservative MPs for the first time since the election.

    They're expected to raise concerns about her leadership style, and press for more details on talks with the DUP.

    Henley MP, John Howell, told BBC Radio Oxford that no-one will be "pulling their punches".

    He expects "detailed questions" about how she'll now govern - although he says it's right she remains PM.

    Quote Message: I think she's the best thing that we've got to maintain stability and to form a government. from John Howell Conservative MP for Henley
    John HowellConservative MP for Henley
    John Howell
    Image caption: John Howell was re-elected as MP for Henley in Thursday's general election
  12. Construction concerns and cold weather blamed for relief road delays

    Unforseen difficulties, construction concerns and unexpected cold weather during the winter have been blamed for major delays to the new Shinfield Eastern Relief Road in Berkshire by the project's developers.

    The road was supposed to be fully open by Christmas last year, but was first pushed back to New Year, and then Easter.

    Developers Hochteif Construction Limited have yet to say when it will now be completed.

    Delays were compounded last year when Wokingham Borough Council's highways officers revoked Hochteif's licence to carry out work on public roads over safety concerns.

  13. Lord Buckethead makes US TV debut

    Lord Buckethead at the count in Maidenhead

    The "intergalactic space lord" who ran against Theresa May in last week's general election has been flown to the United States to feature on a talk show.

    Lord Buckethead, who contested the prime minister's Maidenhead seat, was invited by John Oliver to take part in his Last Week Tonight programme.

    Lord Buckethead has stood in general elections before and last week came away with 249 votes, a "new Buckethead record".

    He pledged to reintroduce Ceefax and transform Birmingham into a star base.

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  14. Three released after man found with serious head injuries in Weymouth

    Three people who were arrested after a man sustained serious head injuries in Weymouth have been released without charge.

    The man, aged in his 40s, was found lying next to a bicycle in Upway Street, off King Street, at about 18:30 BST on 15 March.

    He was taken to hospital for treatment for serious injuries to his head and had been unable to clearly recollect how he came to be injured, police said.

    A 23-year-old man from Kent, a 22-year-old man and a 20 year-old woman, both from London, were arrested in connection with the incident but have since been released without charge.

  15. Rob Wilson: Conservatives ran 'awful campaign'

    Adam Whitty

    BBC South

    Rob Wilson must have had a strange feeling when he woke up this morning.

    He lost his Reading East seat to Labour's Matt Rodda in the general election on Thursday, seeing his 6,500 Tory majority disappear.

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    Video caption: Rob Wilson, former-MP for Reading East, says the Tories ran an "awful" election campaign.

    One of the most significant reasons for his defeat, and the Conservatives losing their majority, he argued, was because of the "awful election campaign" led by Theresa May.

    "When you do lose it [a job as an MP] it's pretty devastating", he told BBC Radio Berkshire.

    "One minute, your diary is full... the next minute it's empty, it's gone."

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    Severe disruption: M27 Hampshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M27 Hampshire eastbound severe disruption, at J9 for A27 Whiteley.

    M27 Hampshire - One lane blocked on M27 eastbound at J9, A27 (Whiteley), because of vehicle bumper on the road. Traffic is coping well.

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

  17. England Under-20s boss Paul Simpson says it is 'too early' for golden generation tag

    BBC Sport

    Paul Simpson has praised his England team after they won the Under-20 World Cup.

    Paul Simpson with England team lifting the World Cup

    England beat Venezuela 1-0 in Sunday's final, to win the country's biggest international title since 1966.

    Reading's Luke Southwood and Bournemouth's Lewis Cook were among the winning team members.

    It was England's first appearance in the final of a global tournament since their World Cup victory 51 years ago.

    "We don't need anymore songs talking about 50 years of hurt," said Simpson, referencing the song Three Lions.