Three fire engines are dealing with a blaze in a home at Lower Parkstone at 2pm, with a fourth on the way.
Police have cordoned off the entire road, sealing it at the junctions with Elms Avenue and Sandbanks Road.
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A crack inside the glass pod of the i360 in Brighton has been fixed. The owners say there was no risk to safety and blame vandalism.
Thousands of students in the South have received their GCSE results. Grades are down in the South, as they are across the whole country.
Another warm day with a little more cloud and the chance of a few showers.