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Woman gives birth - WITHOUT knowing she's pregnant

For anyone who's struggled through nine months of pregnancy facing morning sickness, cravings and tiredness - it's almost impossible to believe that someone could give birth without realising they were even pregnant.

But that's what happened to 24-year-old Nikki Kelly from Bridport in Dorset, when on the 5th January she gave birth to son James on the bathroom floor.

Jonty Messer reports.


Dorset woman's corn dolly record attempt

Audrey Rolfe is attempting to weave the world's longest corn dolly Credit: ITV West

A pensioner from Bridport is hoping to weave the world's longest corn dolly.

Audrey Rolfe's efforts will be on show at this weekend's Dorset County Show. She's aiming for it to be 60 feet long. Corn dollies are plaited to celebrate the harvest. She's chosen a design known as a Welsh fan.

Dorset town's sneak preview of new ITV drama

David Tennant stars in new ITV drama Broadchurch. Credit: Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment

A Dorset town has been treated to a special screening of a new ITV drama.

Broadchurch, which stars David Tennant and Olivia Colman, was mostly shot in Bridport's West Bay.

There was a question and answer session afterwards with the writer, local author Chris Chibnall.

The series is due to be broadcast in a few weeks.