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  1. Good evening

    That's all for BBC South Live for today.

    The service resumes tomorrow at 08:00. We hope to see you then.

  2. Oxford research finds doctors reluctant to recommend e-cigs

    More than one in four doctors are reluctant to recommend e-cigarettes to smokers despite them being given the nod by health officials, according to new Oxford research.

    Researchers at Oxford Brookes University said health workers need more smoking cessation training and there needs to be better local resources to help doctors guide their patients.

    A poll of 500 UK medics including GPs, cancer doctors and nurses found that 29% said they would not recommend e-cigarettes to cancer patients who smoke.

    This is despite Public Health England previously backing the devices, saying they are a useful aid for quitting.

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    Image caption: There is no evidence e-cigarettes are a gateway into smoking for young people, Public Health England has said
  3. Missing certificates in Oxfordshire Carillion projects

    Building projects carried out by Carillion in Oxfordshire have missing certificates and fire safety issues, a new report has revealed.

    It shows Oxfordshire County Council spent £123m on a total of 602 projects with the firm, which went into liquidation in January.

    Sutton Courtenay Primary School saw workmen down tools when Carillion collapsed and headteacher Rachel Hornsey said after delays children are now in new classrooms, but there are still issues.

    The council said it can't say what happened with Carillion would never happen again, but added it was prepared if another company providing services did collapse.

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    Image caption: The collapse of construction giant Carillion will cost UK taxpayers an estimated £148m, the National Audit Office has said
  4. Boy, 15, stabbed in Reading

    A 15-year old-boy has been stabbed in Reading.

    At about 22:20 yesterday he was confronted by four boys while he was riding his bike along Waylen Street. One of them then stabbed him.

    He's in hospital but is not thought to have life-threatening injuries.

    Police are holding a 15-year-old boy on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.

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    Severe disruption: A4155 Berkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A4155 Berkshire southbound severe disruption, at B481 Peppard Road.

    A4155 Berkshire - A4155 Prospect Street in Reading blocked and queuing traffic southbound at the B481 Peppard Road junction, because of a broken down lorry.

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

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    Severe accident: M4 Berkshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M4 Berkshire westbound severe accident, from J13 for A34 Chieveley to J14 for A338.

    M4 Berkshire - Stationary traffic on M4 westbound from J13, A34 (Chieveley) to J14, A338 (Hungerford), because of all traffic being temporarily held and an accident.

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

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    Severe disruption: M4 Berkshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M4 Berkshire westbound severe disruption, after J7 for Huntercombe Spur.

    M4 Berkshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M4 westbound in Buckinghamshire after J7, Huntercombe (Slough West), because of a broken down lorry. Congestion to J6 (Slough / Windsor).

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

  8. Fire crews tackling heath fire hotspots

    Fire crews remain at a heath fire near Swanage.

    Crews were called to Rempstone Heath shortly before midnight on Tuesday.

    Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said there are still multiple hotspots which need to be extinguished.

    The blaze has affected an area of 0.5 sq miles (1.3 sq km) and, at one stage, threatened to spread to nearby holiday homes.

    The cause of the blaze is not yet known.

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    Severe disruption: M27 Hampshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M27 Hampshire westbound severe disruption, at J8 for A3024 Bert Betts Way Bursledon.

    M27 Hampshire - M27 exit slip road closed and very slow traffic westbound at J8, A3024 (Bursledon), because of a vehicle fire.

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

  10. It's time to flash the tash

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    Video caption: Movember is here and Robyn Montague caught up with a Hampshire barbers