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 | 24/04/2009 2:50 pm

  • Somerset: Funds agreed to protect road from falling into sea - Work to protect a coastal road in Blue Anchor is set to go ahead after funding was agreed.
  • Oxford hospitals trusts bring back masks amid Covid surge - Visitors are still welcome to see patients being treated on Oxford Health NHS Trust's wards.
  • Woman, 100, organises Congresbury gymkhana for 76th year - Lily Gibbs says the event has raised thousands over the years to support local people and charities.
  • Rob Butt: Man paralysed in bus crash still awaiting compensation - Rob Butt was injured in a bus crash in Malta in 2018 and says someone must be held accountable.
  • Gloucestershire ice cream seller says costs are 'worrying' - Sav Gino said he is trying hard not to pass increasing costs of fuel and ingredients to customers.
  • Tributes to navy engineer Rohan Hicks killed in motorbike crash - Rohan Hicks, 21, from Looe, was described as "adored" and a "dedicated sailor".
  • Hysterectomy no deterrent to Dorset women's cross-Channel swim - Four swimmers, two of whom have had hysterectomies, prepare for a cross-Channel event.
  • Paralympian Stephanie Millward runs swim safety event - The double gold-medallist organised an event to help reduce water-related deaths.
  • Bristol fuel protests: Price hikes 'impossible', says protester - Motorists targeted motorways with a slow-moving convoy to highlight petrol and diesel costs.
  • Holidaymakers warned of disruption during Taunton road works - Road users and holidaymakers travelling through Taunton face disruption from 23 July.
  • Yeovil start with trip to Scunthorpe - Oldham Athletic will start life outside the EFL with a trip to Torquay on the opening day of the National League season on Saturday, 6 August.
  • Imam Ul Haq: Somerset sign Pakistan batter for remainder of County Championship campaign - Somerset sign Pakistan batter Imam Ul Haq for their final four County Championship matches of the season.
  • Abell to lead Lions as Lintott and Hose get first calls - England Lions call-up Jake Lintott, Adam Hose, Benny Howell, Will Smeed, Stevie Eskinazi and Rehan Ahmed for two ODIs against South Africa.
  • T20 Blast: Somerset and Lancashire win to secure home quarter-finals - Somerset and Lancashire secure home quarter-finals with impressive wins on the final evening of T20 Blast group stages.
  • W Series: Jamie Chadwick claims fourth consecutive win at Silverstone - Reigning champion Jamie Chadwick wins her fourth consecutive race this season in the W Series at Silverstone.
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  • Boris Johnson vows to keep going amid pressure from ministers - The PM says he wants to stay in office, but a group of ministers is set to call on him to resign.
  • Highland Park shooting: Suspect confessed to shooting, court hears - The 21-year-old suspect was able to purchase five guns despite several 'red flags' being raised.
  • British Airways to cancel 10,300 more flights - The airline says the cancellations will affect short-haul flights between August and the end of October.
  • Trans tweets woman discriminated against, tribunal rules - Maya Forstater lost her job at a think tank over tweets saying people cannot change their biological sex.
  • Ukraine-Russia war: Civilians flee frontline city as Russians advance - Residents are told to leave the big Ukrainian city of Slovyansk after a deadly Russian attack.
  • Whiskas pet food off Tesco shelves after price row - Brand owner Mars pauses supply of pet foods to the UK's biggest supermarket chain in price row.
  • China: MI5 and FBI heads warn of ‘immense’ threat - The UK and US security service heads make an unprecedented joint appearance to warn about China.
  • No diplomatic immunity in modern slavery cases, Supreme Court rules - The UK Supreme Court says a Saudi diplomat accused of exploiting a Filipina worker is not protected.
  • Pound slides to two-year low against the dollar - Investors flock to the safe haven dollar over concerns about the outlook for UK economic growth.
  • England keeper ready for 'crazy' Euro 2022 opener - Ellie Roebuck says she is "chomping at the bit" to start England's bid for Euro 2022 glory.
  • Zara Aleena died from head and neck injuries, coroner hears - Jordan McSweeney, 29, is accused of her murder and remains in custody.
  • Friends creator says show used wrong pronouns for Chandler's trans parent - Marta Kauffman says it was a mistake not to use female pronouns for Chandler's transgender parent.
  • Who has gone, who is staying? - After Rishi Sunak and Sajid Javid resign, who else is leaving Boris Johnson's cabinet and in his ministerial team?
  • The problems start at the top, Javid tells PM - Former health secretary Sajid Javid says the government's problems and scandals "start at the top".
  • How might Boris Johnson be removed as PM? - The PM is clinging on but if his premiership does come to an end, here is how it might happen.