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 | 24/04/2009 2:50 pm

  • Man, 79, stabbed wife to death over imagined debt - Hugh Webber is on trial for unlawfully killing his wife Angela, 77, at their home in Somerset.
  • Covid: Small business owners say masks still needed for safety - Some business owners will continue to encourage mask wearing despite the end of Plan B measures.
  • Somerset man banned from driving after killing his own dog - William Levell crashed into a parked car and ran over his family dog while drunk, a court hears.
  • Weston-super-Mare siege: Luke Stillwell, 39, charged - Luke Stillwell, 39, from Weston-super-Mare, is accused of possessing an imitation firearm.
  • South Somerset Council director Clare Pestell sacked over misconduct - She allegedly told council staff to build pods, lay turf and remove a pig carcass from her vineyard.
  • Romance fraud: Man loses £150k in Bitcoin scam - Fraud victim warns that "in the blink of an eye, everything was gone".
  • Museum of the Moon: Luke Jerram's artwork coming to Taunton - It is hoped the installation will help increase footfall for local businesses and celebrate the town’s heritage.
  • Cost of living sees demand soar for Frome food bank - A trustee said the demand for their services has "grown and grown" and the new premises are vital.
  • Bridgwater's "exciting" Northgate Yard complex taking shape - Redevelopment of Sedgemoor Splash and community hospital sites are part of the regeneration project.
  • Bridgwater tidal barrier: One of England's biggest flood defences approved - The Bridgwater tidal barrier will protect thousands of homes and businesses in Somerset.
  • Premiership: Bath v Harlequins (Fri) - Jonathan Joseph returns to make his 150th appearance for Bath against Harlequins, who welcome back Danny Care.
  • Nathan Hughes: Bath agree loan deal for Bristol Bears and England number eight - Bath bring in Bristol Bears and England number eight Nathan Hughes on loan with immediate effect.
  • Heineken Champions Cup: Leinster surge into last 16 with 64-7 win over Bath - Leinster make minimal fuss in booking their place in the last 16 of the Champions Cup with a commanding 64-7 win over Bath.
  • Yeovil Town 1-2 Wrexham: Morgan Williams own goal gifts visitors victory - Wrexham complete a second-half turnaround to beat Yeovil 2-1 at Huish Park.
  • Peter Siddle: Somerset sign Australia seam bowler as overseas player until August - Somerset agree a deal to sign former Australia seamer Peter Siddle as an overseas player until the end of August.
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  • Sue Gray's No 10 parties report will be published in full, says Boris Johnson - But Boris Johnson says he does not know when the findings of Sue Gray's inquiry will come out.
  • Why has Sue Gray's report not appeared yet? - Political correspondent Iain Watson looks at what the long-anticipated report is likely to find when it appears.
  • Ukraine crisis: Nord Stream 2 pipeline could be axed, US warns - Washington threatens to halt a lucrative gas pipeline between Russia and Western Europe.
  • Boris Johnson denies authorising animal evacuation from Kabul - Boris Johnson says it is "rhubarb" animals were prioritised - after emails suggest he intervened.
  • Holocaust Memorial Day: Portraits of last remaining UK survivors unveiled - The Prince of Wales, who commissioned them, says they are a "permanent reminder" of the genocide.
  • Covid: Masks in Tesco and the man who spent his Covid loan on drugs - Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Thursday evening.
  • Barry Cryer: Tributes paid to veteran comedian and writer - John Cleese, Esther Rantzen and Stephen Fry are among the stars to have paid tribute to the comedian.
  • Chris Whitty assault: Man jailed for eight weeks over attack - England's chief medical officer was accosted by two men in a London park in June 2021.
  • Covid: Care home restrictions to be eased in England - From Monday, there will be no limit on visits to care homes and self-isolation periods will be cut.
  • Haringey: Teen arrested after two Jewish men attacked on street - The two victims suffered minor injuries during the attack which police are treating as a hate crime.
  • Covid: Rape reports surge after Sarah Everard murder - The record number of sexual offence reports comes as many other violent crimes fell in lockdown.
  • F35-C fighter jet: Race is on to reach sunken US plane... before China - The $100m jet is fair game, in international waters. "It's the Hunt for Red October meets the Abyss."
  • Exeter rugby to drop Native American branding - Exeter Chiefs are to end their Native American-themed branding this summer after criticism over the use of the imagery.
  • Ukraine crisis: BBC tries to track down official bomb shelters in Kyiv - Ukrainian authorities have mapped out Kyiv's bomb shelters, but can the BBC's Sarah Rainsford find them?
  • Survivors and leaders mark Holocaust Memorial Day - Holocaust survivors and international leaders honour victims of the Nazis.