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Summary

  1. Updates from Friday 13 July

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Cuba catamaran murder accused due in court

    Lewis Bennett

    A man from Poole suspected of murdering his wife during a sailing trip off the coast of Cuba is due in court in Miami later.

    Lewis Bennett, 41, is to attend a "change of plea hearing", over the death of Isabella Hellmann.

    US prosecutors have reduced a charge of murder to unlawful killing "without malice", in a move which suggests a plea deal has been arranged.

    The newlyweds started their expedition in St Maarten, before sailing the catamaran to Puerto Rico and Cuba.

  2. Lifeboat rescues seven from waterside building fire

    Warehouses next to the water in Poole

    Seven people were rescued by lifeboats when fire broke out in a waterside industrial unit in Poole.

    Lifeboat volunteers helped evacuate the building in West Quay Road while crews tackled the blaze.

    Six fire engines were called to the blaze at 14:30 on Saturday.

    Some of those rescued were treated for the effects of breathing smoke.

  3. Envelope update

    Severe roadworks: A353 Dorset both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A353 Dorset both ways severe roadworks, between A352 Warmwell Cross Roundabout and Osmington Mill.

    A353 Dorset - A353 in Warmwell closed in both directions between the A352 Warmwell Cross Roundabout junction and the Osmington Mill junction, because of resurfacing work. Diversion in operation - follow the A352 into Dorchester then down the Weymouth Relief Road and along Preston Road for the A353. Between 9:00 and 16:00 Mondays to Sundays until 16:00 on 8th November

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

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    Severe disruption: M40 Oxfordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Oxfordshire southbound severe disruption, at J6 for B4009.

    M40 Oxfordshire - M40 lane closed on exit slip road southbound at J6, B4009 (Watlington), because of a broken down car.

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

  5. Dog turns on hob and starts fire

    Slade Park Fire Station

    A pet dog trying to get into a rubbish bin on a cooker turned on the hob causing a fire in a kitchen.

    Crews were called after a plastic bin on top of a cooker caught fire at a property off Bayswater Road in Headington, Oxfordshire, on Saturday.

  6. Condor cancels fast ferry services

    Lynne French

    BBC News Online

    Condor has cancelled today's fast ferry services between the Channel Islands and Poole.

    The ferry company says Condor Liberation needs to sail to her annual dry dock sooner than planned to avoid Storm Oscar.

    Condor Liberation

    It's apologising to passengers and offering to help with alternative travel arrangements,

  7. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M27 Hampshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M27 Hampshire westbound severe accident, at J1 for A31.

    M27 Hampshire - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M27 westbound at J1, A31 (Cadnam), because of an accident involving four vehicles.

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

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    Severe disruption: M3 Hampshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M3 Hampshire southbound severe disruption, at J13 for M27.

    M3 Hampshire - M3 exit slip road closed southbound at J13, M27 (Chandlers Ford), because of a police incident.

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

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    Severe accident: M40 Oxfordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M40 Oxfordshire southbound severe accident, at J9 for A34.

    M40 Oxfordshire - M40 lane closed on exit slip road and slow traffic southbound at J9, A34 (Bicester), because of an accident.

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

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    Severe accident: A31 Hampshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    A31 Hampshire westbound severe accident, from M27 J1 to A338 Ringwood.

    A31 Hampshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on A31 westbound from Cadnam to Ringwood, because of an accident.

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