BBC news for Dorset

Cannabis worth £164,000 found on small boat in Jersey

Two of the men were seen coming up from Les Laveurs slip in St Ouen's Bay.

Poole Miller & Carter fire: Emergency crews tackle restaurant blaze

Fourteen fire engines were at the scene of a blaze at a Miller & Carter steakhouse.

Rally over changes to Dorset's NHS services

Plans involve developing the Royal Bournemouth Hospital as the main emergency hospital for Dorset.

Parnham House fire: Arrested man released over suspected arson attack

The "architecturally brilliant" stately home was remodelled by noted Regency architect John Nash.

Live BBC World News

US submarine arrives in South Korea as tensions rise

It comes amid worries of a North Korean missile test as Pyongyang marks its army's anniversary.

France elections: Le Pen steps aside as National Front leader

Marine Le Pen says she will be above "partisan considerations" as she seeks the French presidency.

Arkansas executes murderers Jack Jones and Marcel Williams

The men are put to death in the first double execution on the same day for 17 years in the US.

Huge robbery sparks gun battles in Paraguay and Brazil

Brazilian police clash with a gang blamed for "the robbery of the century" in neighbouring Paraguay.