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South Western Railway strike to hit New Year's Eve trains

Passengers across the South are warned to expect disruption as staff stage a 24-hour walkout. Source: BBC

Dame June Whitfield, star of Absolutely Fabulous, dies aged 93

The comedy actress was also celebrated for her role in BBC sitcom Terry and June. Source: BBC

Sutton United 2-1 Aldershot Town

Early Harry Beautyman and Brett Williams goals against Aldershot ensure Sutton stay in touch with the National League top seven. Source: BBC

AFC Wimbledon 0-0 Blackpool

AFC Wimbledon continue their resurgence under boss Wally Downes with a home point against Blackpool. Source: BBC

Gatwick drones: Sussex Police 'sorry' for arrested couple

Paul Gait and Elaine Kirk were arrested and released without charge over the Gatwick Airport drone chaos. Source: BBC

Newport County 0-0 Crawley Town

Newport County striker Padraig Amond comes closest to scoring but is unable to find a breakthrough against Crawley Town. Source: BBC

More than half a million potholes reported last year – RAC

The RAC says the rise in the number of reports to councils proves road conditions are worsening. Source: BBC

No-deal Brexit could put public at risk, warns Met chief

The commissioner says the public could be at risk if the UK and EU stop co-operating on security issues. Source: BBC

Parking fees rise at many hospitals in 2017-18, analysis finds

Some NHS trusts doubled the cost of certain stays in 2017-18, freedom of information requests show. Source: BBC

Gatwick Airport: Majority stake sold to French firm

France's Vinci is to buy 50.01% of the UK's second-busiest airport for £2.9bn. Source: BBC

AFC Wimbledon 2-1 Plymouth Argyle

Mitch Pinnock steps off the bench to deliver AFC Wimbledon a priceless victory over fellow strugglers Plymouth. Source: BBC

South Western Railway strikes to go ahead

Passengers across the South are warned to expect disruption on Thursday and New Year's Eve. Source: BBC

Maidenhead United 4-3 Aldershot Town

Aldershot Town's winless run is extended to 11 games following defeat at Maidenhead United in the National League. Source: BBC

Refugee Tales: 'Anti-foreigner sentiment is affecting refugees'

A group of refugees tell their stories to authors while on walks in the countryside. Source: BBC

Tories accused over Boxing Day 'rail standstill'

Labour accuses government of hypocrisy, saying it complained about a lack of trains in opposition. Source: BBC

UK now has systems to combat drones – Ben Wallace

Security minister Ben Wallace says those who use drones illegally can expect severe punishments. Source: BBC