The government has ruled out changes to trailer safety legislation after the death of toddler Freddie Hussey.Read the full story ›
The government has given the go-ahead to plans for a 40-mile row of overheard power lines through Somerset.Read the full story ›
A 34-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a hate crime at a mosque in Bristol.Read the full story ›
Somerset MP Jacob Rees-Mogg says the English should stick to the National Anthem rather than a song such as Jerusalem at sporting events.
Campaigners, backed by a Labour MP, are calling for Jerusalem to be used when England play against other UK nations, who have their own anthems.
But Mr Rees-Mogg opposed the move in Parliament.
The region's newest Chief Constable has said that all of the region's police forces should be merged into a single constabulary to help cut costs and better deal with the modern criminal.
Moving from five small or medium sized forces to one bigger South West force isn't just about tackling criminality - but also costs.
Shaun Sawyer in Devon and Cornwall earns £158,000, the same amount that Andy Marsh will earn when he takes over Avon and Somerset next month.
Mike Veale earns £150,000, Dorset's Debbie Simpson gets £146,000 a year and Gloucestershire's Suzette Davenport a thousand a year less.
A total of £757,000 just on salaries for Chief Constables would largely go in a merger.
The landlord of The Salutation Inn, Gloucestershire says a lower limit would put him out of business and "kill off" local communities.Read the full story ›
A chief constable has said that all of the region's police forces should be merged into a single constabulary to help cut costs and better deal with the modern criminal.
Mike Veale, the Chief Constable of Wiltshire, thinks it's an "outdated idea" to have so many small forces in the country.
He hopes his county could merge with Avon and Somerset and Gloucestershire to protect front-line services.
Tributes are being paid to long-serving Bristol City Councillor Ron Stone who has died following a short illness.Read the full story ›
In the last of his exclusive reports Richard Payne investigates the growing tension in the camp as migrants try to escape 'No Man's Land'Read the full story ›
Refugees at a camp in Northern France have told ITV News they're determined to get to the UK and are willing to risk their lives trying.Read the full story ›