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Brexit: Theresa May joining EU summit after surviving vote ......
The prime minister is back in Brussels to seek new assurances from the EU over the Irish backstop.

Primary school tables: Poor pupils won't catch up for 50 years ......
As primary school league tables are published, we reveal how long it will take for poor pupils to catch up.

Turkey train crash: At least nine dead in Ankara ......
At least nine people have been killed and dozens hurt in the crash in Ankara, officials say.

EastEnders set rebuild goes 27m over budget ......
The BBC is building a brand new, HD-ready Albert Square and expanding the external EastEnders set.

Sit-down meals 'less healthy than fast food' ......
Only one in 10 meals was classed as healthy which is a cause for concern, say researchers.

Dorset News Headlines

Michael Simpson: China hearing set over murdered dad's children ......
Michael Simpson was stabbed to death in Shanghai by his Chinese wife whose family kept the children.

Weymouth Brewers Quay: Homes and restaurant development approved ......
A restaurant and a cookery school feature in the plans for the historic seaside museum site.

Robert White Cancer Centre opens in Dorchester ......
The centre was part funded by an auction of classic vehicles and opened by actor Martin Clunes.

Weymouth 200k seafront light system approved ......
The LED lights will replace lasers installed on the seafront for the 2012 Olympics.

Gaia Pope: Man accused of rape jailed again ......
Connor Hayes is understood to have been accused of raping the 19-year-old, who later went missing.