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Bishop of Bristol pays tribute to Becky's family

The Rt Rev Mike Hill, Bishop of Bristol has paid tribute to Becky's family and said he has been "deeply" affected by the death.

"I feel sure that people both of faith and of no faith will join with me in wishing to support the friends and family of Becky Watts in the light of the deeply shocking and unfolding news of her death,"

"They have acted with dignity throughout this awful nightmare since the day Becky went missing."

– Rt Rev Mike Hill

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CPS authorises charges in relation to Becky Watts

The Crown Prosecution Service have authorised charges on Nathan Matthews and Shauna Hoare:

"Having carried out a detailed review of the evidence gathered by Avon and Somerset Police, my conclusion is that there is sufficient evidence to charge Nathan Matthews with the murder of Becky Watts.

"I have also concluded that there is sufficient evidence to charge Shauna Hoare with attempting to pervert the course of justice.

"I have therefore today authorised Avon and Somerset police to charge them with these offences and they will appear before Bristol Magistrates' Court tomorrow morning.

"Proceedings are now ongoing and the defendants have the right to a fair trial. It is very important that there should be no reporting, commentary or sharing of information online which could in any way prejudice these proceedings."

– CPS spokesperson

Nathan Matthews charged with the murder of Becky Watts

28 year-old Nathan Matthews and 21 year-old Shauna Phillips pictured here in fancy dress Credit: Facebook

Two people have been charged in connection with the murder of Becky Watts.

28 year-old Nathan Matthews has been charged with the murder of Becky Watts. 21 year-old Shauna Hoare has been charged with intending to pervert the course of justice.

They both remain in police custody and will both appear before Bristol Magistrates' Court tomorrow at 10am.

Goats trick police into launching helicopter

A police helicopter was launched earlier today following reports of cries for help in Cheddar Gorge.

However once the chopper was hovering nearby, officers realised it was simply bleating goats.

Police saw the funny side as they announced the events on Twitter saying 'We're not kidding!'

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Inquests into those killed in Bath lorry crash adjourned

Tributes for those killed Credit: ITV News

The coroner in charge of the inquests of those killed in the Bath lorry crash has adjourned them to a later date.

Four year old Mitzi Steady died when the lorry hit her and her grandmother on Lansdown Lane.

It then fell over onto a car killing the three men inside - Phil Allen, Stephen Vaughan and Robert Parker.

The case will be heard again on the first of July.

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