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W Series: Jamie Chadwick second in Belgium but retains series lead

7 hours 55 min ago
The Netherlands' Beitske Visser wins the second race of the new W Series in Belgium, with Britain's Jamie Chadwick second.
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County Championship: Rain ruins final day as Somerset and Surrey share draw

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 17:46
Rain ruins the final day at Taunton as Somerset, runners-up in 2018, are held to a draw by reigning champions Surrey.
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Yeovil Town Ladies: Championship licence denied and club to go down two tiers

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 17:01
Yeovil Town Ladies are to drop from the Women's Super League to the third tier after being denied a second-tier licence.
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John 'Goldfinger' Palmer: Trial could 'change loyalties'

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 15:09
Notorious fraudster John "Goldfinger" Palmer was shot six times outside his Essex home in 2015.
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Ex-teacher at Taunton School cleared of indecent assault charges

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:05
The offences were alleged to have happened at Taunton School in the late-1970s.
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Premiership: Leicester Tigers v Bath

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:41
Team news as Leicester Tigers host Bath in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Welford Road (16:00 BST).
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European eel: Schools in bid to save endangered fish

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 11:29
Schoolchildren are raising baby eels and releasing them into lakes to save them from extinction.
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Converted camper and caravan raise money for RNLI

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 10:36
A man rescued by the RNLI has converted a camper and caravan to fundraise for the charity.
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UK knife crime: The first 100 fatal stabbings of 2019

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 04:58
The BBC has tracked the killings to uncover the stories of those who have lost their lives.
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County Championship: Somerset's Lewis Gregory scores century against Surrey

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 19:25
Lewis Gregory's ton helps Somerset wrestle their way back into the contest against Surrey to set up an intriguing final day.
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Extinction Rebellion: Three deny climate protest charge

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 16:01
Two men and a woman are accused of obstructing a railway by gluing themselves to trains during the action.
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County Championship: Surrey boost hopes of first-innings lead against Somerset

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 18:17
Surrey remove Somerset's James Hildreth for 90 late on day two to boost their hopes of a first-innings lead at Taunton.
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Yeovil Town: Glovers release nine players after relegation from Football League

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 13:47
Managerless Yeovil Town release nine players following their relegation from the Football League.
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County Championship: Burns and Elgar hit tons for Surrey against Somerset

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 18:59
Centuries by Rory Burns and Dean Elgar put Surrey in control on day one at Taunton before Somerset hit back.
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Weston beheaded Theresa May sculpture branded 'sick'

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 14:24
Artist Johannes Hogebrink said the "tragic" sand sculpture depicts the "painful" nature of Brexit.
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Bomb squad called after 'loud bangs' heard in Worle

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 09:36
Two men have been arrested after people reported hearing "loud bangs" at 04:20 BST near a Somerset pub.
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Charities to support Somerset's young carers in council plan

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 15:44
Somerset County Council, which has voted through the plans, says it hopes to reach more young carers.
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Jamie Overton: Northamptonshire sign Somerset fast bowler on loan

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 11:31
Somerset fast bowler Jamie Overton joins Northamptonshire on loan but can still play in the One-Day Cup final on May 25 for his parent side.
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One-Day Cup: Somerset outplay Nottinghamshire by 115 runs to reach Lord's

Sun, 05/12/2019 - 18:05
Somerset defeat Nottinghamshire by 115 runs at Trent Bridge to reach the final of the One-Day Cup.
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Burnham-on-Sea car crash injures woman and child

Sun, 05/12/2019 - 12:22
Police in Burnham-on-Sea are looking for the male driver of the car who "made off from the scene".
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