A first look at what's happening in the Meridian region, Amanda Piper brings you all the stories making the news. Simon Parkin has today's weather forecast.
Tuesday's Headlines:- Murder Court - A man, charged with murdering his wife, is due before magistrates. Janee Parsons was found with stab wounds and died later in hospital.
Drug Farms - Up to 900 cannabis plants have been found at farms across Kent. It's estimated they would have a street value of around £360,000.
Congratulations! Villagers who live near Kate Middleton's childhood home are celebrating news of her pregnancy. The Duchess of Cambridge was with her parents in Bucklebury when she fell ill with severe morning sickness.
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A dog at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home is set for a lonely New Year, after being rejected by potential owners almost 5,000 times.
A lonely dog at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home has been rejected by potential owners almost 5,000 times.
A Ukip councillor has been expelled from the party after allegedly making "jaw-dropping" comments in a TV interview.