Labour councillors on four West of England councils say they will fight any plans to "impose" a "metro mayor" in the region.
A man is arrested in connection with the murder of a girl who was sexually assaulted and stabbed to death in Bath more than 30 years ago.
A children's centre that opened seven years ago may have to be knocked down and rebuilt at a cost of £820,000 because of damage caused by dry rot.
A small village in Somerset is marking US Independence Day by celebrating its links to two former presidents.
A rider who was previously told he would not face prosecution after his horse trampled a hunt saboteur now faces criminal charges.
South West MPs tackle broadband black spots
"Free love-making", "hippies" and lots of mud
Somerset make the most of conditions on a rain-affected first day at Taunton to leave Sussex on 145-6.
Twins Jamie and Craig Overton agree new contracts at Somerset, along with Lewis Gregory and Michael Bates.
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