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 | 24/04/2009 2:50 pm

  • Budget 2021: English city regions to get £6.9bn for public transport - The chancellor will announce increased funding for tram, train and bus services in England.
  • Berrow death: David Jackson was no threat when killed by wife, jury told - David Jackson was stabbed by his wife Penelope in their home after a row over a meal, jurors hear.
  • Driver who killed Somerset cyclist given suspended sentence - Lorraine Barrow's widower says a suspended sentence does not feel like justice for his wife's death.
  • Covid-19: Swindon hospital boss wants return of mandatory face masks - Chief executive of Great Western Hospital in Swindon says masks would help alleviate NHS pressure.
  • Sarah Everard: Five police officers facing action over social media messages - Five officers have cases to answer over messages sent on WhatsApp and Signal, the police watchdog says.
  • Tory MPs don't need masks as they know each other, says Rees-Mogg - The Commons leader says maskless Tory MPs are in line with official guidance as they know each other.
  • Flooding disrupts trains from Exeter to Salisbury - Train lines have been blocked between Exeter and Salisbury following heavy rain and wind.
  • Bristol surgery wait for baby with cleft lip and palate - Christopher Jones says delays at Bristol Children's Hospital are putting his son on "the back foot".
  • Covid: False negatives blamed for high case rates in West of England - A family of six from Somerset were wrongly told their tests were negative as county hits peak cases.
  • Murder accused tells police 'I stabbed him, I've had enough' - Penelope Jackson is accused of murdering her husband of 24 years in their Somerset bungalow.
  • Ben Condon: High Court grants new inquest into death of baby - Ben Condon was eight weeks old when he died after a "catalogue of hospital failures".
  • A&E waits 'crippling' ambulance services - An ambulance boss says his service is the busiest it has ever been.
  • Premiership: Harlequins 31-17 Bath - Champions claim bonus-point victory - Andre Esterhuizen and Joe Marchant both score two tries as Harlequins beat Bath for another bonus-point win at the Stoop.
  • Grimsby Town 2-0 Yeovil Town - Grimsby extend their lead at the top of the National League table with a win over Yeovil at Blundell Park.
  • Josh Davey: Somerset & Scotland fast bowler on his unlikely international career - Fast bowler Josh Davey tells BBC Points West why he loves playing for Scotland, and how he came to realise he could represent them.
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