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Weston-super-Mare stabbing: Family tribute to 'gentle' man

Somerset BBC News Feed - 2 hours 4 min ago
Mikhail Hanid was found with numerous stab wounds in Weston-super-Mare and later died in hospital.
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Councils 'need culture change' to boost diversity, campaigner says

Somerset BBC News Feed - 11 hours 12 min ago
Only 4% of English councillors are not white and the Local Government Association backs calls for change.
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Coronavirus UK map: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 16:39
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
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PC 'didn't tell paramedics about woman's overdose'

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 13:46
PC Emma Benson-Shaw is also accused of turning off her body-worn camera to collude with a colleague.
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Nailsea 'It’s okay to be white' posters investigated

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 10:40
The posters were torn down by a "disgusted" resident from the glass doors of a shopping centre.
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Paul Wells: Tributes paid to man found dead in Highbridge

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 05:49
Paul Wells was "respected and loved by everyone who came into his life", his family says.
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Prisons watchdog finds children 'routinely handcuffed'

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 05:12
The prisons watchdog report says the practice is "inappropriate and very concerning".
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Boris Johnson's 'Weston lockdown' claims criticised

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 20:31
Weston-super-Mare's deputy council leader rubbishes claims the town had a coronavirus lockdown
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Coronavirus: How will local lockdowns work?

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 16:16
A local lockdown has been introduced to stop the spread of Covid-19 in Leicester - but how will it work?
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Weston-super-Mare: Four arrested in murder probe as stabbed man dies

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 14:30
Officers were originally called to a property in Weston-super-Mare to reports of a disturbance.
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100 days of lockdown: Birmingham doctor recalls 'fear'

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 13:04
Staff at City Hospital in Birmingham recall the 100 days since lockdown began.
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100 days of lockdown: Aerial footage shows England's empty spaces

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 09:07
A look back at the height of lockdown when England's cities and tourist spots stood empty.
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Middlesbrough teen reflects on lockdown as a mum

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 07:57
Robyn, 17, reflects on 100 days of coronavirus lockdown as a mum to one-year-old Skyla.
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Captain Tom Moore: NHS fundraiser 'lifted lockdown blues'

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 05:11
How one man became a fundraising hero and helped lift the lockdown blues.
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Coronavirus: Junior doctor keeps pandemic video diary

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 01:29
Junior doctor Molly Dineen has kept a video diary after graduating early to help fight Covid-19.
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Coronavirus: How those missed off the shielding list have fared in lockdown

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 01:28
Transplant patients and some with rare lung diseases were initially missed off the shielding list.
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Coronavirus: 'I loaned my pet to someone self-isolating'

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 01:27
Some dog owners lent their pets to vulnerable people for company in lockdown - so has it helped?
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Coronavirus: Live-in care home staff 'would do it again'

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 01:20
Staff from an Isle of Wight care home slept in tents to protect its vulnerable residents.
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'Helping makes you realise how lucky you are'

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 01:18
Here are some of the ways local Facebook groups linked people in need with those who wanted to help.
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100 days of lockdown: How life changed in the town of Telford

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 00:16
What's lockdown been like for personal trainer, a student, a rapper and a semi-pro footballer?
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