The badger cull is to be extended into Dorset following pilots in Gloucestershire and Somerset, the government announces.
The managing director of First Great Western says he is "disappointed" some rail journeys could be disrupted by strike action this weekend.
Fundraisers attempting to doggy paddle the River Thames, after setting off from Lechlade, are forced to paddle the final stretch via boat because of strict London navigation laws.
A man is planning to spend three weeks swimming the entire length of the River Severn for charity.
Foreign journalists begin visiting Gloucester to see what is on offer for the fans at the Rugby World Cup.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Torquay United and Cheltenham Town.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Kidderminster Harriers and Forest Green Rovers.
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