An explosives expert tells an inquest he has been unable to find any literature warning of the dangers of smoke from fireworks to drivers.
Andrew Gregg, who passed the scene of the fatal pile-up in 2011, told the inquest he had not seen fog like it in his job "for a long time."
Drivers have told an inquest of their horror at being involved in one of the worst British motorway pile-ups in living memory.
Police are searching for an elderly man who has gone missing from his home in Taunton.
William Evans, who is 92, was last seen on Friday when he went into Taunton town centre. He did not attend his regular church service on Sunday.
Officers say they are increasingly concerned for his welfare because of his age and for health reasons.
A Royal Marine convicted of murder for killing an injured Taliban fighter in Afghanistan will have his appeal heard by the High Court later today.
Sergeant Al Blackman from Taunton was found guilty by a court martial and given a life sentence with a minimum of 10 years.
The organiser of a bonfire display held on the night seven people died in a crash on the M5 has told an inquest that smoke from the fireworks did not drift towards the motorway.
In a trial last year, Geoffrey Counsell was cleared of breaching health and safety regulations on the night of the accident. Today he said there was nothing unusual about the smoke.
The cost of driving across the Clifton Suspension Bridge is to double before the end of the month.
Motorists who currently pay 50p to cross the Bristol landmark will have to pay a pound from 24 April. Bridge trustees say the increase is needed to pay for maintenance. Drivers who buy a pre-paid card can reduce the cost to 35p per crossing.
A Royal Marine who was convicted of murder after shooting an injured Afghan fighter will appeal against his jail sentence in the High Court tomorrow (Thursday 10 April). Sergeant Alexander Blackman, from Taunton, was given a life sentence by a court martial last year.
It will be a minimum of ten years before he is eligible for parole.
The inquest into the M5 crash in which seven people died, has heard that smoke from a nearby fireworks display did not drift over the motorway.
Display organiser Geoffrey Counsell said he was standing between the fireworks display and the carriageway and was worried visibility would be reduced for spectators as the smoke was drifting towards them.
The hearing continues.
The organiser of a fireworks display next to the site of the M5 crash will give evidence at the crash inquest today. Geoffrey Counsell has been cleared of breaching health and safety regulations. Seven people died in the accident in November 2011.
Tonight was a big night for the Brewhouse Theatre in Taunton - after being closed for more than a year it finally re-opened its doors. Local scouts and guides were the first to tread its boards.
It closed suddenly in February last year after it ran out of money. Volunteers took over and tonight are hosting a very special show to mark what they hope will be a bright new future for the venue. Kevin Langdon reports.
Harrowing details of the moment emergency services arrived at one of the worst motorway crashes in living memory were heard today in court.
They were met with an inferno on the M5 near Taunton in November 2011. Seven people died in the pile-up, which involved 34 vehicles. An inquest is taking place at Taunton Crown Court, from where Richard Lawrence reports.