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Bath lose opening European Champions' Cup fixture

Jonathan Joseph scored Bath's only try in the 13th minute. Credit: David Davies/PA Archive

Bath have lost their opening match of the new European Champions' Cup, going down 37-10 at Glasgow.

Both sides came into the game in decent domestic form, with Bath having won four of their opening six Aviva Premiership matches and Glasgow unbeaten in the Guinness PRO12 until last weekend.

Mark Bennett opened and closed the try-scoring for the Warriors, who twice fought back from behind to open up with a win.

Jonathan Joseph scored Bath's only try in the 13th minute.

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Bath wins gold at Britain in Bloom

Bath is famous for its floral designs in the Parade Gardens - there was quite a buzz about this year's Credit: Bath in Bloom

Bath has won Gold in the Small City category of the 50th Britain in Bloom awards, which took place in Bristol last night.

The competition is run by the Royal Horticultural Society and recognises gardening efforts in the community.

The city was a winner in the very first Britain in Bloom 50 years ago and many times since so is particularly pleased to have done so well this anniversary year.

Tony Robinson tells us he misses his Bristol hideaway

We interview Sir Tony Robinson who is on the stage in Bath in The Hypochondriac.

The actor and TV used to live in Bristol and told us he misses his Royal York Crescent hideaway but the pressure of work took him away.

He was well known as a Labour activist in the City but told our correspondent Robert Murphy he would have made a terrible Mayor.

The interview starts with his role at the Theatre Royal, which runs until 18 October.

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Bath workers best paid in South West

Bath workers best paid in South West Credit: PA

New figures show people in Bath are the best paid in the South West. The report from recruitment company Manpower revealed the average salary in the city to be £36,000. That's compared to a regional average of just over £24,000.

Bath beat unbeaten league leaders Saracens

Bath's Jonathan Joseph beats the tackle of Saracens Chris Ashton to score their first try. Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

Bath have returned to winning ways by beating Premiership leaders Saracens at The Rec.

A try in each half from Jonathan Joseph and Kyle Eastmond, plus eleven points from the boot of George Ford, gave Bath a 21-11 win.

It ends Saracens unbeaten start to the season, while Mike Ford's men return to the top of the table.

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