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Coastguard search for missing trawler

A major air and sea search is underway in rough seas off Dungeness for a missing trawler. The vessel was believed to be heading for Ostend when it lost contact with coastguards this afternoon.

Dover Coastguard say a helicopter and two lifeboats have been searching for the trawler. There are reports a second helicopter from France has also joined the search.


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Experts say mini earthquake was of 'high intensity'

An earthquake in an area of Hampshire, which had a magnitude of 2.9, was of "high intensity" according to geologists because of its proximity to the surface.

People reported feeling the shockwaves as far away as Newbury and Bournemouth, but the epicentre of the quake was at Winnall near Winchester.

Residents reported hearing a large bang and thought a plane had crashed.

Asana Greenstreet has been speaking to people who felt the earth move:

Man accused of partner's murder 'spat at' in court

The boyfriend of a mother of four from Dorset was spat at when he appeared in court charged with her murder.

Samantha Henderson, 25, was last seen in her home town of Corfe Castle last Wednesday.

Ever since police have been searching for her body and her phone.

When Domonic Isom appeared before Magistrates Court in Bournemouth he was shouted and spat at by a man who then ran out of court.

Richard Slee was there:

RNLI rescued more than 1000 people last year

Lifeboat crews in Hampshire and Dorset rescued over 1,000 people last year, according to new figures released by the RNLI.

The sea rescue charity says dozens of those rescued would almost certainly have died without help.

Poole and Portsmouth were among the busiest lifeboat stations in the country.

Malcolm Shaw went to meet some of the men and women behind the statistics and looks back at some of their most memorable rescues:

Meanwhile, the late Bernard Jordan, who 'escaped' from his care home to travel to the D-Day commemorations in France, has left his entire estate to the RNLI.

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