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Summary

  1. Firefighters tackle Bournemouth Airport fire
  2. PCC 'supports civilians using guns on terrorists'
  3. Heritage railway reopens between Swanage and Wareham
  4. Queen recreates Slough to Paddington train journey taken by Queen Victoria in 1842
  5. Elderly brother and sister arrested after man shot dead in Slough
  6. City College in Southampton criticised by Ofsted over poor teaching
  7. Updates from Tuesday 13 June

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. That's all for today

    Toby Wadey

    BBC South

    Thank you for joining us today.

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

  2. Ricky Gervais in Oxfordshire

    Ricky Gervais has taken a break from putting pictures of cats, or selfies in the bathtub, on Twitter, to post this image, taken somewhere in Oxfordshire.

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    It's always nice to get out of The Office on a sunny day.

  3. Crews tackle heath blaze

    More than 70 firefighters are tackling a heath fire alongside a busy dual carriageway near Bournemouth Airport.

    The blaze has forced the partial closure of the A338 Bournemouth Spur Road, near the Blackwater junction for Hurn and Christchurch.

    Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue said the fire was largely under control but crews would need to remain there for some time checking for hotspots.

    A338 fire

    Drivers are being warned of travel delays of more than an hour.

  4. Stansfield: Gun owners 'can act as armed civilians'

    Adam Whitty

    BBC South

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    Video caption: TVP's PCC Anthony Stansfeld says gun owners can be armed civilians in a terrorist attack.

    Gun owners can act as armed civilians and kill terrorists if they see them attacking people, the Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner has said.

    Anthony Stansfeld was speaking after the attacks in London and Manchester in which 30 people were killed.

    Devon and Cornwall's Police and Crime commissioner previously said she is interested in the idea of armed civilians acting on their own initiative.

    Mr Stansfeld was asked by BBC Radio Berkshire whether he thought that was appropriate.

    "You wouldn't sit back and watch someone killing people if you could put a stop to it. I think that is reasonable".

    "But we have to be very careful that we are not trying to set up vigilante armed groups, because that would be disastrous".

    Over 26,000 firearm certificates were registered in the Thames Valley in 2015/16. Thames Valley Police has declined to comment.

    Thames Valley Police has declined to comment.

  5. London Irish duo make World Championships final

    FT England U20s 24-22 South Africa U20s

    Adam Whitty

    BBC South

    London Irish pair Tom Parton and Theo Brophy-Clews were part of an England team that have just qualified for the U20s Rugby World Championship final.

    A last-gasp try from captain Zach Mercer sealed a 24-22 win for England, who are defending their World title in Georgia.

    Joe Parton
    Image caption: Tom Parton joined the London Irish academy from Wellington College for the 2016/17 season.

    Brophy-Clews, who has captained the side in the past, started at inside centre, unfortunately though, the 20-year-old was taken off injured in the first half and will be a doubt for the final.

    Full-back Parton has been a regular feature for the side.

  6. Heightened security planned for Ascot

    Racing fans are being warned to expect heightened security at Royal Ascot next week.

    Organisers of the annual event, which starts on Tuesday, have told visitors that access to the Berkshire racecourse will take longer than in previous years.

    In a statement, they added there will be increased numbers of armed police at the site as well as more extensive dog, bag and physical search procedures.

    Police at Ascot
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    Severe accident: A37 Dorset both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A37 Dorset both ways severe accident, between A356 Dorchester Road and Dorchester Road.

    A37 Dorset - A37 Long Ash Lane in Grimstone closed and slow traffic in both directions between the A356 Dorchester Road junction and the Dorchester Road junction, because of an accident involving two vehicles.

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

  8. Barnsley sign Saints defender McCarthy

    BBC Sport

    Jason McCarthy

    Barnsley have signed Southampton defender Jason McCarthy for an undisclosed fee on a three-year deal.

    The 21-year-old spent last season on loan at Walsall, scoring five times in 52 appearances in all competitions.

    Tykes boss Paul Heckingbottom told his club's website: "I am really, really pleased to get Jason to join us.

    "We have been monitoring him for a while and as soon as we became aware that there was a chance, we jumped at it."

  9. Festival route bridge declared 'unsafe'

    A bridge near the Isle of Wight Festival site has been closed after it was declared unsafe for large vehicles.

    Newport Quay bridge would normally be used by traffic leaving the Seaclose Park festival ground and by coaches bringing visitors to the town's market.

    Large traffic and coach operators have been advised of a diversion via Seaclose where there is a 10mph limit.

    Isle of Wight Council said the festival site was still being cleared after the four-day event which ended on Sunday.

    Newport Quay bridge

    It is not yet known how long the bridge will remain closed.

  10. Police ask public to name tractor

    Dorset Police with their new tractor

    A tractor has been loaned to Dorset Police and the force is asking for the public to help name it.

    Police said the tractor would feature at a series of rural events throughout the summer to help them "engage with rural communities".

    PC Claire Dinsdale said: “It is vital we explore every opportunity in encouraging members of the public to report rural crime.

    "It is only with this intelligence we can target and disrupt those who operate in the countryside."

  11. Queen recreates historic train journey

    The Queen is celebrating the 175th anniversary of the first British monarch to travel by train by recreating the journey from Slough to Paddington.

    Queen Victoria made the journey on 13 June 1842 on the Great Western Railway.

    Alongside the Duke of Edinburgh, the Queen was greeted by school children at Slough station.

    Queen meets school children at Slough station
  12. More strikes 'almost certain' if talks fail

    BMW workers at the Cowley plant
    Image caption: Workers at the Cowley plant in Oxford, where BMW makes Minis, took part in the strike

    The Unite union has warned BMW more strikes are "almost certain" if talks over its pension scheme fail.

    Discussions resumed today after workers voted to reject an offer aimed at resolving a long-running dispute over the closure of a final-salary pension scheme.

    BMW said the offer was "fair" and it was disappointed at that result.

    Quote Message: We would urge BMW bosses to engage constructively and work with Unite to hammer out a deal which is acceptable to our members and averts the disruption of further strike action. from Fred Hanna Unite national officer for BMW
    Fred HannaUnite national officer for BMW
  13. 'Dogs need to give blood too'

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    Video caption: 'Dogs need to give blood too,' says charity

    An animal charity is encouraging dog owners to let their pets donate blood.

    The Pet Blood Bank has been promoting its work ahead of World Blood Donor Day tomorrow.

    The BBC visited one of the charity's centres in Woodley, Berkshire, to find out what is involved.

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    Severe disruption: M4 Berkshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M4 Berkshire westbound severe disruption, between J14 for A338 and J15 for A346 Marlborough Road.

    M4 Berkshire - One lane closed on M4 westbound between J14, A338 (Hungerford) and J15, A346 (Swindon East). Traffic is coping well.

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