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Summary

  1. BBC investigation reveals extent of 'cuckooing' in the South
  2. Sewage pipe bursts on the A35 in New Forest
  3. Dorset residents raise money to buy home for Syrian refugees
  4. Ex-teacher jailed for child sex abuse
  5. Day three of Royal Ascot
  6. Missing Oxford girl found
  7. Updates from Thursday 22 June

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Good evening!

    Joe Nimmo

    BBC South

    Thanks for joining the BBC South Live service for Berkshire, Dorset, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, and Oxfordshire.

    The service will resume on Thursday at 08:00.

    You can still get in touch by email, on our Hampshire, Dorset, Berkshire and Oxford Facebook pages or on Twitter @BBC_Hampshire, @BBCDorset, @BBCBerkshire and @BBCOxford.

  2. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M27 Hampshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M27 Hampshire eastbound severe accident, at J11 for A27 Fareham.

    M27 Hampshire - One lane closed and very slow traffic on M27 eastbound at J11, A27 (Fareham), because of an accident.

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

  3. Driver assaulted by cyclist in Oxford

    Man who may have vital information about Oxford assault

    A driver needed hospital treatment after an argument with a cyclist in Oxford turned violent.

    It happened in Walton Street at about 18:15 on Friday 9 June after the cyclist accused the driver of passing too close to him.

    An argument broke out which the 36-year-old driver filmed, and his hand was grabbed and twisted. It caused ligament damage to his arm which he had treated in hospital.

    Thames Valley has since released a picture of a man who is believed to have vital information about the incident.

  4. Christmas Eve guest held for killing host

    police in front of crime scene tape

    Joseph Storr was staying with 48-year-old Warren Duke when he stabbed his host in the neck.

    Christmas Eve guest held for killing host

    police in front of crime scene tape

    Joseph Storr was staying with 48-year-old Warren Duke when he stabbed his host in the neck.

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  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M25 Greater London anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Greater London anti-clockwise severe disruption, at J14 for A3113 Airport Way affecting J15 for M4.

    M25 Greater London - Two lanes closed and queuing traffic on M25 anticlockwise at J14, A3113 (Heathrow Terminal 4), because of a broken down car. Matrix sign set to 40 mph. Congestion to J15 M4.

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

  6. 'Absolute legend' former Lord Mayor of Oxford Bill Buckingham dies

    Former Lord Mayor of Oxford Bill Buckingham has passed away, Oxford City Council has announced.

    Mr Buckingham was a councillor for more than 40 years, and represented Rose Hill from 1991 until he retired in 2006.

    He cut the ribbon at the opening of Rose Hill Community Centre last year (pictured below, left), and its ballroom is named after him.

    Leader of the council Bob Price described him as a “voice of reason and experience on housing and community matters in particular”.

    “He was the kindest and most generous person you could ever hope to meet”, he added.

    Bill Buckingham opening community centre

    Deputy leader Ed Turner called him an “absolute legend”.

    He said: “He fought to defend our freedom in the Second World War, and it always meant a lot to see Bill on Remembrance Sunday.

    “He was instrumental in getting Rose Hill its first two community centres, and of course opened the third one just over a year ago.”

  7. Beachgoers help injured woman

    Wyke Coastguard has thanked passer-by who helped a woman who had fallen from her wheelchair on Weymouth seafront yesterday.

    After being given first aid by beachgoers and lifeguards, she was airlifted from the beach after suffering "a lot of discomfort" when her front wheel fell off the kerb.

    Helicopter landing
    Quote Message: We would like to take this opportunity to thank the members of public who gave up their time this afternoon to help a stranger. From an off-duty nurse to the holidaying couple who remained with the lady throughout, offering her shelter from the sun to managing bystanders. from Wyke Coastguard
    Wyke Coastguard
  8. Ex-teacher jailed for child abuse

    Michael Gibbons

    A former teacher who sexually abused young children at a summer holiday playscheme and other locations has been jailed for 11 years.

    Michael Gibbons, 27, of Dickens Way, Yateley, admitted 16 counts of abuse against seven boys and girls, aged as young as four.

    He pleaded guilty at Winchester Crown Court in April to nine sexual assaults, including two at Farnborough Leisure Centre while he was employed as a play worker.Gibbons, who also worked with children with special needs and adults with learning disabilities, further admitted one count of oral rape, four counts of inciting children to engage in sexual activity and two attempted sexual assaults.

  9. Youth America's Cup: Great Britain beat defending champions New Zealand

    BBC Sport

    Great Britain's Land Rover BAR Academy have won the Youth America's Cup.

    The Portsmouth-based British team came second in the final race of the event to finish on 50 points, two points ahead of defending champions NZL Sailing Team.

    Switzerland's Team Tilt finished third in the competition, in which teams are comprised of 18 to 24 year olds.

    "These young talents are the superstars of the future," said event director Roman Hagara. "They're going to take the sport to the next level."

    Youth America's Cup
  10. County Championship: Lancashire v Hampshire

    BBC Sport

    England seamer James Anderson, who took 3-5 on the third evening, finished with figures of 4-20 as the Red Rose skittled Hampshire for 168 on day four.

    The visitors had resumed on 50-5, still trailing by 148, and were unable to make Lancashire bat again.

    Dane Vilas' 244 had put the home team in control earlier in the match.

    Alex Davies and Ryan McLaren also chipped in with centuries to give Lancashire a big first-innings lead, but it was their impressive bowling display in Hampshire's second innings that ensured victory.

    Lancashire v Hampshire
  11. Teens in hospital after taking diazepam

    Police in Portsmouth have issued a warning after a number of teenagers were taken to hospital having taken tablets, believed to be diazepam.

    The group of boys and girls aged 13-15 shared the tranquilliser at Kingston recreation ground on Wednesday evening and admitted to Queen Alexandra hospital in the early hours of this morning.

    Some of those involved are still receiving treatment, others have been discharged and are recovering at home.

    Diazepam
    Quote Message: My team is in touch with local schools to reinforce this advice to young people. We are also working with the investigation team to identify other young people who know about the tablets or have taken any themselves. Please contact us if you have any information. Anyone who has taken tablets should seek medical advice.” from Sgt Iain Clancy Hampshire Constabulary
    Sgt Iain ClancyHampshire Constabulary
  12. Invested in the South: Miss Isle

    BBC One

    How one man’s determination and ingenious invention is fulfilling his daughter’s sporting dreams.

    Gary Lambert designed a boat controlled by breath to allow his daughter Natasha, who has cerebral palsy, to enjoy the freedom of sailing.

    Watch more on Invented in the South on BBC One on Friday at 19:30.

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    Video caption: Determination and ingenious invention fulfilling a 19-year-old's sporting dreams.
  13. Water supplies cut following New Forest pipe burst

    An update on the burst water pipe which has disrupted traffic on the A35 at Ashurst in the New Forest.

    Southern Water has said it has temporarily suspended water supplies to around 60 properties as engineeers work to fix the leak.

    Ashurst water leak
    Quote Message: Our crew have worked hard to minimise the loss of water supply to nearby properties and using specialist pressure valves they have managed to decrease the number who would be affected from several hundred to 60. Traffic management will remain in place at present for the safety of road users and our crew, and we would like to thank local residents and drivers for their patience and understanding while we carry out this emergency repair. from Southern Water statement
    Southern Water statement
  14. School hires 'director of isolations'

    An academy school is hiring a director of isolations and detentions to administer "tough love" in a "purpose-built behaviour correction unit".

    Magna Academy in Poole is seeking a "strong disciplinarian" for the role, which pays between £24,964 and £29,323.

    A spokesman said the unit allowed the school to continue teaching disruptive students separately so no learning time was "stolen" from other pupils.

    It said addressing negative behaviour helped students "become good citizens".

    Job description
  15. Jon Egging Bournemouth Red Arrows memorial to move following landslip

    A memorial to a Red Arrows pilot who died following a display at the Bournemouth Air Festival is to be moved following a cliff landslip last year.

    The sculpture in memory of Fl Lt Jon Egging has been cordoned off since the slip at East Cliff in April 2016. It is to be moved to the top of the East Cliff Zig-Zag path nearby.

    Bournemouth landslip
    Image caption: The memorial to Red Arrows pilot Jon Egging was dangerously close to the cliff edge following the landslide
    Quote Message: The relocation of the sculpture to the ZigZag entrance will allow visitors to Bournemouth to continue to remember Jon and honour the teamwork and dedication of the Red Arrows.” from Dr Emma Egging Widow of Red Arrows pilot Fl Lt Jon Egging
    Dr Emma EggingWidow of Red Arrows pilot Fl Lt Jon Egging
  16. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M4 Berkshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M4 Berkshire westbound severe accident, between J13 for A34 Chieveley and J14 for A338.

    M4 Berkshire - One lane closed and very slow traffic on M4 westbound between J13, A34 (Chieveley) and J14, A338 (Hungerford), because of an accident.

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

  17. Drink driver caught at 146mph on M4

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    Video caption: A driver has been caught driving at speeds of up to 146mph on the M4.

    Billy James Rich pleaded guilty to drink driving and speeding.