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 | 24/04/2009 2:50 pm

  • Somerset earthquake: Homes shaken by 3.2 magnitude tremor - The 3.2 magnitude tremor caused houses to shake, says the British Geological Survey.
  • Alleged neo-Nazi Andrew Dymock in court over terror charges - Andrew Dymock, who faces 12 terror charges, is accused of quoting Joseph Goebbels to call for "total war".
  • 'Tacky' Christmas lights note posted by naughty elf workmates - A family in Bridgwater were left a note calling their festive decorations "tacky" and "attention-seeking".
  • Lyra, six, beats Stormzy to top download chart - A little girl who survived a brain tumour is ahead of the rapper in a Christmas music chart.
  • Taunton woman, 82, is same age as her Christmas tree - Wilma Gravenor was given the tree when she was six months old.
  • General election 2019: 'Extremism' row over signs in Somerset - Some people are "angry, hostile and dangerous", a campaigner says after signs are destroyed by fire.
  • Navy sailors honoured for rescue from burning ship - Alex Harvey from Hull and David Groves from Taunton saved 27 crew members from a burning cargo ship.
  • Row erupts over dredging of silted up Watchet marina - Boat owners say vessels are unable to use Watchet harbour at low tide because it is so full of mud.
  • Turnip Prize: Knickers win spoof art award - This year's winner edged out other contenders including a romaine lettuce leaf and a pot of thyme.
  • Andy Szaruta crash death: Man admits killing ex-Marine - Andy Szaruta was a decorated war hero who served in the Falklands and Northern Ireland.
  • South Western Railway strike: Union in fresh talks call - RMT union members are in the second of 27 days of strike action on South Western Railway.
  • UK patient diagnosed with monkeypox - It is believed the patient contracted the infection while visiting Nigeria, Public Health England said.
  • Yeovil dance group for people with disabilities opens - The group is funded by Discovery which runs support services for Somerset County Council.
  • Unopened Carlauren care homes firm in administration - Investors claim tens of millions of pounds are unaccounted for at Carlauren.
  • Peter Ball: Sex offender bishop died after falls at home - Peter Ball, ex-Bishop of Lewes and Gloucester, died in June after admitting sex attacks on 18 victims.
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