Ten years ago Concorde returned home to Filton at the end of its supersonic era. and all those years later she still has no permanent home
A young boy from North Somerset has managed to rack up a bill of nearly £1000 after his parents left him playing a computer game on an ipad.
Soldiers have been taking part in a Call Of Duty-style experiment in Wiltshire
Soldiers in Warminster have been finding their way around £1 m technology that could help the army determine future tactics, training and technology. It uses a virtual simulation that recreates real-life scenarios. Here are some shots of them trying out what is a very advanced computer game.
Electricity has been restored to a transmitter that was deliberately set on fire affecting the television and radio broadcasts to thousands of homes.
The fire service were called to the blaze at the site in Bathampton, near Bath just before 6am.
Crews extinguished the fire in three sheds at the site, but the damage caused a power cut resulting in a loss of broadcast services to around 80,000 homes in the area.
The transmitter - which also provides a mobile network service - is owned by Arqiva.
Engineers from the company had to switch off the power supply to the transmitter to assess the damage to the structure.
A spokesman said there was fire damage to multiple feeders, which carry the digital signals between the antenna and transmitter.
A fire at a transmitter site near Bath has affected television and radio broadcasts to thousands of homes. The damage caused a power cut, which engineers are working to fix.
A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said: "At this stage we believe it may have been started deliberately. It is not known exactly where the fire started, however we are appealing for anyone who saw people acting suspiciously in the area in the early hours to contact police on 101."
The transmitter is owned by the communications company Arqiva, who have engineers on site. The company said services have been temporarily switched off to enable safety work to take place. We are working on getting the transmitter back in full service so transmissions can be resumed."
A fire at the site of the Bath transmitter has affected TV and radio broadcasts to thousands of homes. Crews were called to the site in Bathampton just before 6am. They put out the fire, which they believe may have been started deliberately, but it caused a power cut which engineers are working on.
Freeview TV channels, local radion and national analogue and digital radio channels have all been affected.
– Avon Fire & Rescue Service
This was a couple of sheds, or outbuildings, on fire, off Golf Course Road.
We were called at around 5.45am and several appliances from Bath fire station are on the scene.
I believe this may be affecting radio and possibly television transmissions in the area at the moment.
Police have also been called as the early indications are that this fire may have been deliberately started.
Sky customers are unaffected, as are people in the south of the city who are served by the Mendip transmitter.
A serious fire at the Bathampton transmitter site has meant all freeview television channels, digital radio channels and national analogue channels have been cut off. Avon Fire & Rescue say three fire engines were sent to the site to tackle the fire.
Scientists from Bristol University attempting to drill beneath Antarctica in a search for undiscovered life, have called off their mission.
They were trying to drill through 3 kilometres of ice to reach the water and mud underneath Lake Ellsworth.
But late on Christmas Eve the decision was taken to stop. Adam Grierson reports:
Professor Martin Siegert said the aborted mission was "hugely frustrating":
– PROFESSOR MARTIN SIEGERT, PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, SUBGLACIAL LAKE ELLSWORTH EXPERIMENT
This is of course, hugely frustrating for us, but we have learned a lot this year._
Although circumstances have not worked out as we would have wished, I am confident that through the huge efforts of the field team, and our colleagues in the UK, we have done as much as we possibly could have done, and I sincerely thank them all._
A team of Bristol scientists has called off its mission to drill deep into an Antarctic ice sheet in the hope of finding life in an ancient lake.
– BRITISH ANTARCTIC SURVEY
Drilling was proceeding well during the weekend after a replacement part was fitted to the boiler used to heat water for drilling.
Drilling stopped after the team was unable to form properly the water-filled cavity 300 metres beneath the ice.
This cavity was to link the main borehole with a secondary borehole used to recirculate drilling water back to the surface.
A group of Bristol scientists in Antarctica may have to abandon their project after equipment failure.
The team is trying to drill deep into a lake of ice in the hope of finding undiscovered life. They travelled with enough fuel for one attempt but the drill has stopped working.
The drilling has begun today - and the team have just 24 hours to gather samples before the borehole refreezes. And all in -25 C. Tanya Mercer's report contains video from Pete Bucktrout British Antarctic Survey
Scientists from Bristol University are in Antarctica on a mission that could hold the clue to whether there's life on Mars. They're drilling through 3km of solid ice to try to find lifeforms in the water and mud underneath Lake Ellsworth.