The care of vulnerable children in Somerset is again rated "inadequate" by government inspectors.
Health bosses in Somerset have agreed to make £2.7m of savings to healthcare budget but an extra £1.8m will go on mental health.
A vicar from Somerset denies three counts of sexual assault and one of indecent exposure in a hearing held at Dorchester Crown Court.
A £1.5m operation to improve flood defences in an area of the Somerset Levels is complete.
Archaeologists say they hope a dig on an abandoned canal in Somerset will help solve a 150 year-old mystery.
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First-team coach Toby Booth says Bath know they will have to be at their best in their Champions Cup quarter-final at Leinster.
Rochdale move into the League One play-off zone with a win against Yeovil in atrocious conditions at Spotland.
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