Welcome to our new weekly round-up of things you might have missed - whether you've been away, working or just busy, we've selected some of our most popular and interesting items from the week in case you didn't see them the first time round.
This week we've got slow motion lightning, a controversy-sparking MP, a mysterious human skull, the most adorable Scottie dog to grace the Commonwealth opening ceremony and a special report on the Kaiser's tea parties at Highcliffe castle.
And our most read news stories of the week:
- UPDATE: One dead and two injured in head-on collision which closed A31 for five hours
- A31 re-opened after man dies in crash near Wimborne
- Storm takes Dorset by surprise and causes flash floods
- 14 more motorists named and shamed in police drink driving crackdown
- Man taken to hospital with "life-threatening injuries" after arm crushed under lorry
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