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Bath is transformed by light sequences and animations

The Pump Rooms are being lit up by 3D animations Credit: ITV News

The centre of Bath is being transformed after dark tonight and tomorrow night as part of the Illuminate Festival 2015.

Buildings and bridges all over the city are being lit up Credit: ITV News

Buildings in the city, including the Roman Baths and the Holburne Museum, are being lit up by 3D projections, light sequences and animations.

The festival is now in its third year Credit: ITV News

The festival has returned for its third year, organised by Bath Spa University lecturer Anthony Head and its students, working with local and international artists.

Bath's Olympic champion Lizzy wins silver in Germany

Lizzy Yarnold has won silver in the third skeleton world cup race of the season in Altenberg, Germany.

The Bath-based Olympic champion was forced to sit out the second meeting before Christmas because of dizziness - but this medal keeps her on track to defend her World Cup crown.

She races again in Königssee next week.

Lizzy Yarnold with her Olympic gold from Sochi 2014 Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire/Press Association Images

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Should Bath's buskers be allowed to use amplifiers?

A busker outside Bath Abbey. Credit: ITV News West Country

People in Bath are being asked whether buskers should be allowed to use amplifiers.

It follows a number of complaints, including a row over loud music interfering with services at Bath Abbey.

The council is considering a ban in part of the city (Abbey Churchyard, Kingston Parade and Abbey Green) but wants to hear what people think first.

The consultation will close at the end of March.

Historical Bath lit up in illuminations

Historical landmarks will be lit up in Bath tonight. Illuminate 2015 will see 8 nights of visual art displays directed onto buildings. such as The Holbourne Museum, The Roman Baths and Pulteney Bridge. The event has been put together by both local and international artists.

Man to appear at Crown Court for Bath murder

Darrell Richards has been charged with murdering Thomas Downey Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

A 46 year old man has appeared in court and been remanded in custody for the murder of a man in Bath on Christmas Eve.

Darrell Richards, of no fixed address, has been charged with the murder of 51 year old Thomas Downey. Mr Downey's body was found with head injuries near to Bath train station on Christmas Eve.

Richards is due to appear at Bristol Crown Court on Monday 5th January.

A 37-year-old man who was also arrested, remains on police bail. A third man, aged 33, was released yesterday without charge.

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Man charged with murder of Thomas Downey

Man charged with murder of Thomas Downey Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

A 46 year old man has been charged with the murder of another man found dead in Bath on Christmas Eve.

51 year old Thomas Downey died from head injuries. His body was found near to Bath train station. Darell Richards, of no fixed abode will appear in court tomorrow.

Latest on Bath murder investigation

The body of Thomas Downey was found in Bath on Christmas Eve Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

Police investigating the murder of Thomas Downey in Bath have released a 33-year-old man they were questioning without charge. A second man, aged 46, is still being held on suspicion of murder. A third has been released on bail.

The body of the 51-year-old man was found in an archway off Lower Bristol Road on Christmas Eve. He died from significant head injuries.

Police divers have been searching the River Avon for the murder weapon.

Police divers search for murder weapon in Bath

Police near the murder scene on Lower Bristol Road in Bath Credit: ITV News

Police investigating the murder of 51-year-old Thomas Downey, who was found dead in Bath on Christmas Eve, are searching the river for the weapon. Two men are being held on suspicion of murder, a third has been released on bail.

Thomas Downey was found dead from head injuries in a railway archway in Bath on Christmas Eve Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

Third man arrested over Christmas Eve murder

51-year-old Thomas Downey, known as Manchester Tommy, was found dead in Bath on Christmas Eve Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

Police have arrested a third man following the death of Thomas Downey in Bath on Christmas Eve.

His body was discovered under an archway, off Lower Bristol Road. A post mortem examination found he had died from significant head injuries.

The 46-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. A 33-year-old arrested over the weekend remains in police custody. A 37-year-old man, who was also arrested over the weekend, has been released on bail, pending further enquiries.

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