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 | 24/04/2009 2:51 pm

  • Taunton heckler who once stood in the General Election gets marching orders from Question Time's David Dimbleby - A TAUNTON man who once stood in the General Election in Taunton Deane was kicked off the BBC's Question Time programme for repeated heckling and abusive remarks.
  • LIVE BLOG: England v South Africa IT20 in Taunton as it happened - England take on South Africa in the second match of their International T20 series - the first time England have played in Taunton since 1983.
  • Got £2million+ to buy 29 buildings in Taunton? You'll get back £120,000 a year for 125 years - A TOTAL of 29 shops, offices, cafes, flats and other building in Taunton are up for sale at more than £2 million.
  • REPORT: England slip to defeat as dramatic Taunton IT20 goes to very last ball - ENGLAND snatched defeat from the jaws of victory as a late collapse saw them beaten by three runs against South Africa at Taunton's County Ground.
  • 24-hour gym approved by planners - A GYM that is open 24 hours a day has been granted conditional planning permission.
  • Rebecca Pow discusses agriculture with new Defra Secretary Michael Gove - TAUNTON Deane MP Rebecca Pow has discussed the future of the British agriculture sector with the new Defra secretary Michael Gove.
  • Countdown to Taunton Flower Show in Vivary Park - WITH little over a month to go, Taunton Flower Show organisers are getting ready for what could be the last time the event is staged in Vivary Park.
  • Recognise this man? Police want to speak to him about an assault in Taunton - HAVE you seen this man?
  • Popular model railway club set to leave its two sites following rows - A MINIATURE railway club that has given rides to thousands of children is being 'evicted' from two sites.
  • LOVE MUSGROVE: What you need to know about the £1million MRI appeal and how to donate - A HOSPITAL in Taunton has launched a £1million appeal to buy a MRI scanner.
  • Public exhibition on A358 proposals - A HIGHWAYS England public exhibition about proposals to upgrade the A358 between Taunton and Ilminster's Southfields Roundabout is taking place next week.
  • Children in project including these 1640s coins found in Taunton - SCHOOLCHILDREN from across Somerset have explored themes linked to a real-life example of buried treasure.
  • Church slammed for 'colluding' with jailed Bishop who sexually abused teenagers and young men -  
  • INSIGHT: Homelessness increases from Hinkley to hot weather - HOMELESSNESS is an issue the county faces at all times of the year.
  • ALL CLEAR: Crash on Lisieux Way - LISIEUX Way is partially blocked after a crash in Taunton.
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  • Finsbury Park attack: Cardiff man Darren Osborne charged - Darren Osborne, 47, is charged with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder.
  • Calls for empty fire HQ in Taunton to be occupied - The unoccupied building in Taunton has now cost more than £16m in charges.
  • Hinkley Point deal 'risky and expensive' - Costs and risks for energy users 'not sufficiently considered' warns the National Audit Office.
  • Glastonbury: Bradley Cooper surprises fans - The actor joins Kris Kristofferson on stage, as he shoots a scene for his new film.
  • Glastonbury 'spends more on security than Royal Family' - Michael Eavis says the festival is "the safest place to be in the whole of England at the moment".
  • Glastonbury 'never stands still' says Emily Eavis - Co-organiser Emily Eavis says she is trying to "raise the bar" every year at the festival.
  • Glastonbury 2017: Johnny Depp talks of Trump 'assassination' - "When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?" the star asks fans at Glastonbury.
  • Glastonbury: All you need to know about headliners Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran - Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters and Radiohead talk to the BBC ahead of their headline sets at Worthy Farm.
  • Plans to re-introduce trams to Bath investigated by council - The authority is funding a preliminary study into the feasibility of a "light rail tram system" in the city.
  • Glastonbury Festival: Dozens suffer on hottest day - Festival-goers treated by paramedics amid record temperatures and tighter security.
  • Festivals dominated by male acts, study shows, as Glastonbury begins - And how pop and hip hop megastars are threatening guitar music's monopoly.
  • Google's DeepMind extends controversial Streams app - Musgrove Park Hospital has done a deal with DeepMind to roll out an app to detect kidney failure.
  • In pictures: Glastonbury's greatest hits - There is little that is more synonymous with British summertime than Glastonbury music festival. Julian Ridgway, the senior photo editor at Getty Images, talks us through some of his favourite moments from past festivals.
  • 12 things that will definitely happen at Glastonbury - The line-up always changes, but some things remain the same. Here are 12 of Glastonbury's mainstays.
  • How do you get over your home burning down? - Losing everything in a house fire can be devastating. How do you rebuild your life?
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  • Camden flats: Hundreds of homes evacuated over fire risk fears - People are urged to leave more than 700 flats in north-west London due to concerns over cladding, gas pipes, and fire doors.
  • China landslide leaves at least 140 missing in Sichuan - A frantic rescue operation is under way after about 40 homes are destroyed in Sichuan province.
  • Saudis 'foil suicide attack' on Mecca's Grand Mosque - Officials say a suicide bomber blew himself up when security forces surrounded the house he was in.
  • Brexit: Andrea Leadsom says broadcasters need to be patriotic - Tory MP Andrea Leadsom says broadcasters need to be more patriotic while reporting on Brexit.
  • Radiohead mesmerise fans at Glastonbury with a wayward, but compelling, set - The band were absorbing, challenging and just a little bit political on the Pyramid Stage.
  • Sex game gas mask death: Kevin Adams guilty of manslaughter - Kevin Adams, 52, left his sexual partner tied up with a gas mask on his face.
  • Router hack risk 'not limited to Virgin Media' - A weakness in some Virgin Media routers also affects routers by other providers, experts warn.
  • Armed Forces Day: Liverpool leads events across country - The event is billed as a chance to show support for those connected with the UK military.
  • Tesco is raising store staff pay by 10.5% over two years - Hourly pay rates will rise to £8.42 an hour by November 2018 but Sunday pay will be reduced.
  • EastEnders executive producer leaves programme after one year - Former editor of The Archers, Sean O'Connor, is moving to work on his film career.
  • Ontario First Nation declares state of emergency over suicide - Wapekeka First Nation is calling for more mental health funding following three suicides.
  • Rare obstruction dismissal for batsman Roy - England batsman Jason Roy is controversially given out for obstructing the field against South Africa during the second Twenty20 at Taunton.
  • George Formby's banjo ukulele for sale at auction - George Formby would entertain troops in World War Two.
  • Newspaper headlines: Armed police, flat evacuations and Brexit - The Grenfell Tower blaze continues to dominate the front pages.
  • Teenage, gay and Northern Irish - Two teenagers share their experience of growing up gay in Northern Ireland.