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Chelsea are champions

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Eden Hazard's goal secured the Premier League title for Chelsea

3:30pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

Chelsea secured a first Premier League title in five years with a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge.

Craig Charles is quitting Corrie for Red Dwarf after 10 years on the soap

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Craig Charles is quitting Corrie for Red Dwarf after 10 years on the soap

3:25pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

Coronation Street character Lloyd Mullaney will be leaving the Street – as Craig Charles is leaving to focus on Red Dwarf.

Spice Girls join Beckham 40th party

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: David Beckham marked turning 40 by joining Instagram

3:18pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

David Beckham's 40th birthday celebration in Marrakech seems to have turned into a bit of a Spice Girls reunion, according to pictures his wife put on Instagram.

Charles quits Corrie for Red Dwarf

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Craig Charles is to reprise his role as Lister in two new series of Red Dwarf

3:17pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

Craig Charles is quitting Coronation Street after a decade to head back into outer space with Red Dwarf, ITV has confirmed.

Man abducts son from foster parents

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Robert Gurling from Romford, who is being sought by police. (Essex Police/PA)

3:16pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

A massive manhunt is under way after a father abducted his three-year-old son from foster parents.

Dons promoted to second tier

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: MK Dons secured promotion on the final day of the season

2:50pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

MK Dons will play Championship football for the first time in the club's brief history next season after sealing automatic promotion on a tense final day of the Sky Bet League One campaign.

Wiggins confident for Hour record

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Sir Bradley Wiggins believes he will break the Hour record in June

2:31pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

Sir Bradley Wiggins remains confident of breaking cycling's famous Hour Record next month despite seeing fellow Briton Alex Dowsett raise the bar on Saturday.

Man found dead at Dorchester Hotel

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: A man was found dead in a room The Dorchester Hotel

2:29pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

Police are investigating the "unexplained" death of a man at London's Dorchester Hotel.

Schools 'face Trojan Horse threats'

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Adderley Primary School in Birmingham was investigated as part of allegations of a hardline Islamist takeover plot at a number of schools

2:28pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

Schools are facing dead animals in the playground and even death threats in a fresh campaign of intimidation in the wake of the Trojan Horse scandal, it has been claimed.

Williamson: Red card not deliberate

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Mike Williamson has denied deliberately getting sent off at Leicester in a statement attributed to him by the BBC

1:17pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

Mike Williamson has apologised for his sending-off for Newcastle at Leicester on Saturday but denied his manager John Carver's claim that his dismissal was deliberate.

Wenger wary of Hull threat

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is expecting a tough test at Hull on Monday night

1:15pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes Liverpool's defeat at Hull showed just what a "big challenge" awaits his side at the KC Stadium on Monday night.

Armitage backed for England recall

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Steffon Armitage will not play for England at this year's World Cup, as it stands

1:10pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

Carl Hayman believes rugby bosses should not be allowed to enforce "political decisions" that "restrict player movement" and could see Steffon Armitage miss this year's World Cup.

Van Gaal refuses to criticise Pulis

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Louis van Gaal's men were frustrated by West Brom at Old Trafford

1:08pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

Louis van Gaal refused to criticise West Brom manager Tony Pulis for "parking the bus" at Old Trafford and driving off with three crucial points.

Gerrard penalty clouded by emotion

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard, left, is consoled by Martin Skrtel after missing a penalty

1:05pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is not one for sentimentality but even he admits his penalty miss may have been in part to the emotion surrounding his impending departure from his boyhood club.

Daughter bids to clear Harris name

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Rolf Harris with his daughter Bindi who is petitioning for a review of his case

12:55pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

The daughter of paedophile Rolf Harris has broken her silence about her father's convictions to claim he is a "kind, sweet, honest man" wrongfully jailed.

Death row Briton 'begins goodbyes'

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Lindsay Sandiford said she is only death row prisoner left in Kerobokan jail (Reprieve/PA)

12:40pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

A British grandmother on death row in Indonesia has revealed she is making preparations for her own execution in the knowledge "I might die at any time now".

Taylor Swift 'knows her stuff' about boys, says Florence Welch

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Taylor Swift 'knows her stuff' about boys, says Florence Welch

12:35pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

The pair got together after the star-studded Met Gala fundraiser.

Bruce calls for unity

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Hull owner Assem Allam has angered some Tigers fans over his intention to change the club's name

12:07pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

Hull City's nail-biting campaign to avoid the drop is being overshadowed by a stand-off between the club's owner Assem Allam and a vocal section of Tiger supporters.

Fifty Shades author joins rich list

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Fifty Shades Of Grey author EL James has amassed a fortune of £75 million

11:59am Sunday 3rd May 2015

Fifty Shades Of Grey author EL James has made the Sunday Times Rich List after her racy novels amassed her a fortune of £75 million.

Fifty Shades of Grey author EL James joins rich list

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Fifty Shades of Grey author EL James joins rich list

11:56am Sunday 3rd May 2015

James has toppled Jackie Collins as the queen of the “bonk-buster”, pushing Collins, who has a fortune of £65 million, into fifth place.

Colin Farrell: Why I just love to be pampered

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Colin Farrell: Why I just love to be pampered

11:36am Sunday 3rd May 2015

The actor says he’s a big hugger.

Khan still keen on Mayweather bout

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Amir Khan, pictured, is hoping to set up a fight with Floyd Mayweather in the near future

10:43am Sunday 3rd May 2015

Amir Khan announced he was ready to take on Floyd Mayweather after watching the American's victory over Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas on Saturday night.

Pacquiao considered postponement

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Manny Pacquiao, pictured, claims he fought Floyd Mayweather with a shoulder injury

10:32am Sunday 3rd May 2015

Manny Pacquiao cast a shadow over Floyd Mayweather's conclusive points victory in Las Vegas by claiming he considered postponing the welterweight showdown because of a shoulder injury.

Kiwis exert ANZAC supremacy

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: New Zealand winger Manu Vatuvei was among the tries in the ANZAC Test

9:48am Sunday 3rd May 2015

New Zealand will head to England in the autumn with their eyes on Australia's number one spot after completing a third successive win over the Kangaroos for the first time since 1953.

Mayweather: It was worth the wait

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Floyd Mayweather took a unanimous decision 118-110 116-112 116-112 in Las Vegas

7:27am Sunday 3rd May 2015

Unbeaten Floyd Mayweather paid tribute to his father and his opponent Manny Pacquiao after his dominant victory in Las Vegas.

McIlroy and Casey to go again

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Rory McIlroy, pictured, must return tomorrow to face Paul Casey

7:16am Sunday 3rd May 2015

Rory McIlroy and Paul Casey faced an early return to Harding Park to complete their quarter-final in the WGC-Cadillac Match Play after darkness forced play to be suspended on Saturday.

Mayweather: I'm the American dream

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Floyd Mayweather, pictured, was too strong for Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas

7:06am Sunday 3rd May 2015

Floyd Mayweather basked in the glory of his comprehensive points victory over Manny Pacquiao by mocking those who had accused him of avoiding the Filipino.

Ex-Tory MP slams police over raid

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Harvey Proctor - pictured in 1991 - said police have still not interviewed him

6:09am Sunday 3rd May 2015

A former Conservative MP whose home was raided earlier this year by officers investigating historic allegations of child sex abuse has launched a scathing attack on police, challenging them to "put up or shut up".

Stars come out for the big fight

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Floyd Mayweather Jr hits Manny Pacquiao, during their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas (AP)

4:40am Sunday 3rd May 2015

British actor Christian Bale and former world champion boxer Ricky Hatton joined a celebrity-studded crowd to see Floyd Mayweather claim victory over Manny Pacquiao at the richest fight in history.

Ramsey puts loss in perspective

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Chris Ramsey insists QPR will not give up fighting for their Premier League future

1:11am Sunday 3rd May 2015

QPR manager Chris Ramsey insists his side will cling to the very last semblance of hope in their fight to stay in the Premier League but admits events over the weekend have put things in perspective for everyone.

Happy Advocaat eyes survival

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Head coach Dick Advocaat remains confident Sunderland will stay up

1:11am Sunday 3rd May 2015

Dick Advocaat is confident Sunderland can keep themselves up after seeing them rekindle their Barclays Premier League survival bid with victory over Southampton.

Carver makes Williamson claim

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: John Carver watched his Newcastle side lose to Leicester

1:11am Sunday 3rd May 2015

Newcastle boss John Carver accused defender Mike Williamson of getting sent off deliberately in a blistering attack on his players after their 3-0 loss at Leicester.

Sherwood lauds Delph display

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Fabian Delph produced another all-action display against Everton

1:11am Sunday 3rd May 2015

Boss Tim Sherwood hailed his Aston Villa heroes and insisted Fabian Delph is the best midfielder in the country.

Pulis uses hairdryer treatment

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Tony Pulis gave his players the hairdryer treatment before the game

1:11am Sunday 3rd May 2015

Tony Pulis gave his players the hairdryer treatment at Old Trafford and the move paid off as West Brom recorded a famous and vital victory against Manchester United.

Anderson sets England target

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: James Anderson admitted that England cracked under the pressure on day two

1:00am Sunday 3rd May 2015

James Anderson accepts England failed to deal with the pressure late on a crazy day in Barbados but believes a lead of 200 could be enough to secure victory over the West Indies.

First look: EastEnders' Linda Carter goes into labour

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: First look: EastEnders' Linda Carter goes into labour

12:11am Sunday 3rd May 2015

A heavily pregnant Linda takes a tumble down the stairs while home alone at The Queen Vic.

Sheridan Smith: Lisa Lynch still inspires people

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Sheridan Smith: Lisa Lynch still inspires people

12:11am Sunday 3rd May 2015

The Cilla star plays late cancer patient Lisa Lynch, who wrote a blog about her experiences, in The C Word.

Samantha Bond: Lots of roles for older women in Home Fires

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Samantha Bond: Lots of roles for older women in Home Fires

12:11am Sunday 3rd May 2015

The actress reckons her upcoming TV series has addressed the lack of work for women of her age.

Kirstie Allsopp: Phil hates it when I ask house-hunters embarrassing personal questions

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Kirstie Allsopp: Phil hates it when I ask house-hunters embarrassing personal questions

12:11am Sunday 3rd May 2015

Kirstie Allsopp is not shy of telling people a few home truths when it come to thinking about a long-term home.

Why Carey Mulligan loves getting older

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Why Carey Mulligan loves getting older

12:11am Sunday 3rd May 2015

The Pride And Prejudice star is happy to be offered more mature characters.

Cop family made police series No Offence perfect for Alexandra Roach

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Cop family made police series No Offence perfect for Alexandra Roach

12:11am Sunday 3rd May 2015

The actress had lots of experts to call on while preparing for the series.

Paul Bettany: What directing taught me

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Paul Bettany: What directing taught me

12:11am Sunday 3rd May 2015

The actor made his directorial debut on Shelter.

Two winners share Lotto jackpot

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Two Lotto players shared the £2.9 million jackpot

12:11am Sunday 3rd May 2015

Two lucky winners have scooped just over £1.4 million each in last night's lottery draw.

Showers expected in some parts

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Brollies may come in useful on Sunday

12:11am Sunday 3rd May 2015

Britain will be hit by thunder and showers this weekend - but forecasters insist the Bank Holiday will not be a total wash-out.

Speedboat death probe continues

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: The rescue operation saw lifeboats, coastguard teams and a helicopter deployed as well as specialist divers

12:11am Sunday 3rd May 2015

An investigation will continue today into a speedboat tragedy that left a teenage girl dead and three other people injured.

UK adds £5.3m to Nepal aid efforts

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Chinooks have been deployed to the quake zone

12:11am Sunday 3rd May 2015

Britain has added a further £5.3 million to aid relief efforts to help people affected by the Nepal earthquake disaster, International Development Secretary Justine Greening said.

Lusitania 100th anniversary service

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Captain William Turner giving evidence at the Lusitania Inquiry

12:11am Sunday 3rd May 2015

A memorial service on Thursday will mark the 100th anniversary of an event shocking even by First World War standards - the sinking of the Cunard British liner Lusitania with the loss of 1,200 lives.

Politicians urged to tackle housing

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: The next intake of MPs have been urged to address the issue of housing

12:11am Sunday 3rd May 2015

The problems faced by Generation Rent have been laid bare by a new poll of prospective MPs.

RBS branches open on bank holiday

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Royal Bank of Scotland says some of its branches will open on Bank Holiday Monday

12:11am Sunday 3rd May 2015

The tradition of banks keeping their doors closed on a bank holiday may be in decline, as scores of branches up and down the country will be open tomorrow.

Clegg warning on new Tory coalition

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg speaks to supporters in Bermondsey, London

12:11am Sunday 3rd May 2015

Nick Clegg has issued a warning that he is not prepared to tear the Liberal Democrats apart in order to enter into a second coalition with the Conservatives.

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