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Prime Minister talks to ITV Westcountry

The Prime Minister has told us the Tories are capable of winning an outright majority at the next election - and ruled out doing any kind of deal with UKIP in the wake of the defection of two of his MPs.

It comes on the day George Osborne told the Tory Party Conference he would freeze benefits paid to people of working age - if the party win the next election.

Watch the Prime Minister's interview with our political correspondent Bob Constantine:

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66 year old woman dies in crash on A37

Police investigating a crash in which a 66 year old woman died are hoping for information from the public.

The accident happened on the A37 at Pensford yesterday when a Porsche Boxster collided with a Toyota Avensis coming the other way just before 5.30pm

The woman driving the Porsche was taken to Southmead Hospital where she was later declared dead. The taxi driver suffered minor injuries.

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Funeral of Sam Amin at Bath Abbey this morning

The scene outside Bath Abbey this morning Credit: ITV News West Country

Friends and family of Sam Amin have begun arriving at Bath Abbey ahead of the 18 year olds funeral. Sam went missing following a night out in the city on Sept 12. His body was recovered from the River Avon on Sept 16th. People attending the service have been asked to wear bright colours to celebrate Sam's life.

Friends of Sam Amin have begun taking their seats inside Bath Abbey ahead of the 18 year olds funeral. Credit: ITV News West Country
The cortège will be led by a cadet drumming band of which Sam was a member. Credit: ITV News West Country

Flood relief work begins to raise the road in Mulcheney

Flood relief work begins to raise the road in Mulcheney Credit: ITV News West Country

Work begins today to raise the main road to Muchelney by 500 metres. The village on the Somerset Levels was cut off for weeks during severe floods last winter. It's hoped the scheme, and a similar one at Beer Wall, will prevent villagers from being stranded during flooding in the future. The project is part of Somerset County Council's 20 Year Flood Action Plan.

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