Councils across England and Wales call on the government to introduce a ban on the sale of legal highs after bans are made in Taunton.
Sick days at Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service increase by 42% in one year, figures show.
Work begins to open up "spectacular" new caverns at Wookey Hole Caves which, managers claim, have been seen by fewer people than have walked on the moon.
A woman who was convicted of murdering her friend's boyfriend walks free from court after a retrial.
Scientists looking at ways to treat advanced prostate cancer are awarded a grant of almost £280,000.
Street-based shoe company Clarks is using iPads to measure children's feet in order to capture invaluable foot data.
Team news as Bath host Leicester in Saturday's Premiership play-off semi-final at The Recreation Ground (17:00 BST).
A flood prevention scheme for two Somerset villages, which were badly hit during the winter storms of 2013/14, is completed.
Parking charges in Bath are set to be reviewed under plans from Bath and North East Somerset Council's new Conservative-led administration.
Magnox - which operates sites including Hinkley Point A - says it plans to cut up to 1,600 jobs across 12 of its nuclear power sites by September 2016.
Nesting robins and chicks set up home in car
The first egg laid by a Somerset barn owl hatches
Round-up and post-match reaction from the second Friday night of this season's T20 Blast.
PDC world champion Gary Anderson beats Michael van Gerwen to win the Premier League title for a second time.
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