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South Western Railway workers begin five-day strike

2 hours 38 min ago
The walkout will be the longest yet in the dispute over the role of guards on South Western Railway.
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Queen's College head failed to report pupil's rape claim

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 19:28
Christopher Alcock is found guilty of unacceptable professional conduct but not banned from teaching.
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Draw made for first round of FA Cup

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 18:40
National League South side Hampton & Richmond Borough have the chance of pulling off an FA Cup shock after they draw League Two club Oldham Athletic the first round.
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Spuds flood Yeovil road as tractor sheds load

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 13:54
The road was closed for about an hour as workers cleared the road of a truckload of potatoes.
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Badger cull: 'Crucial data omitted' say RSPCA and vets

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 12:31
The RSPCA joins vets and other charities to accuse the government of "inflating" the success of the cull.
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Second arrest in Bridgwater murder investigation

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 06:02
A man died after he was found with serious injuries at a property in Bridgwater on Saturday.
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Yeovil Town Ladies 1-2 Bristol City Women: Lucy Graham brace sends Vixens fifth

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 16:10
Lucy Graham's brace sees Bristol City beat West Country rivals Yeovil Town in the WSL to keep the Lady Glovers bottom.
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Murder probe launched in Bridgwater after man dies

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 08:47
The victim was pronounced dead at an address in Bridgwater, Somerset.
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European Rugby Champions Cup: Wasps 35-35 Bath

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 17:21
Wasps and Bath score five tries apiece in a thrilling Champions Cup encounter that only lacked a winner.
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Yeovil Town 0-0 Tranmere Rovers

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 16:56
Yeovil and Tranmere play out a goalless draw as neither side do enough to secure all three points at Huish Park.
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First male Norland nannies Liam Willett and Harry Pratt graduate

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 15:58
The men become the first male students to qualify in the prestigious college's 126-year history.
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End of life care: How to talk about dying to someone who is dying

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 14:12
People with terminal illnesses share their experiences of talking about death.
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Eight evacuated from fire at flats in Frome

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 10:21
Fire crews are still at the scene of the fire in Somerset.
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Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and Avon and Somerset police alliance to end

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 11:15
It was set up to deliver policing more efficiently in Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, and Avon and Somerset.
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Somerset County Council: Protesters gather to challenge £14m cuts

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 16:54
The meeting was called by Liberal Democrats asking for answers about planned savings.
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Jerome Kaino: Toulouse back rower given five-week ban for dangerous tackle

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 16:23
Toulouse back rower Jerome Kaino is banned for five weeks for a dangerous tackle on Bath's Jamie Roberts in the Champions Cup.
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Sex slave 'passed around England for a decade'

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 15:11
The men who trafficked her poured petrol on her and threatened to set her alight.
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Paddington station: Passengers face major disruption

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 15:02
A train rips into overhead cables on a test run, stopping services in and out of Paddington.
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Dementia: Wife's fear over Wellington care centre closure

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 16:13
Lorraine Banks says looking after someone with dementia is "one of the loneliest things in the world".
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Yeovil Town Ladies: Gary Dawkins appointed new chairman at WSL club

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 16:12
Yeovil Town Ladies confirm Gary Dawkins will replace Steve Allinson as chairman at the Women's Super League club.
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