A Somerset MP has warned that plans to cut the amount of sugar in jams could lead to "the end of the British breakfast as we know it".
An inquest has heard that James Herbert died from a cardiac arrest
The parents of James Herbert, who died after being detained by police in Somerset, have criticised the police.
The swans of Wells Cathedral are internationally famous; they ring the bell when they want feeding.
One day soon, that bell maybe heard more often, because seven cygnets have been spotted in the Bishop's Palace grounds.
The palace has even set up a special "Swan Cam" to keep tabs on them.
Seven cygnets have been hatched to the residents of the Bishop's Palace moat in Wells. It is hoped that they will one day carry on the tradition of ringing a bell in the palace for food but for now here they are in all their fluffy wonder.
The video is taken from a special "Swan Cam" set up by the Bishop's Palace. You can keep up to date with the new arrivals here.
A brood of cygnets have been born at the Bishop's Palace in Wells.
Swans have been kept at the palace since the nineteenth century and are taught to ring a gatehouse bell for their food.
The father of a man with mental health problems who died while in custody has criticised the way police dealt with his son on the night he died. Tony Herbert wasn't told of his son's death until hours later.
The coroner at James Herbert's inquest said he's writing to the chief constable to raise a number of concerns. The police told us today, their cells are not the place such patients should be held.
The police have released the following statement after the James Herbert inquest. In it they said their cells are not the place for patients suffering from mental health problems to be held.
– Chief Superintendent Nikki Watson
James’ death was a tragedy and our thoughts and sympathies are with his family.
This case reinforces the dangers of legal highs. My officers were faced with a very difficult situation and in challenging circumstances they did their very best to protect James and the wider community.
Police stations are not the most appropriate place of safety for people detained under the Mental Health Act. However, on many occasions it is often the only option available to us.
The coroner at the inquest said he's writing to the chief constable to raise a number of concerns. In response the Chief Superintendent said the following:
– Chief Superintendent Nikki Watson
We have taken note of the coroner’s helpful comments about communication, risk-assessment and places of safety. We will now reflect on how to improve our service in these challenging, but thankfully rare, situations.
A jury has recorded a narrative verdict in the death of a man who died in police custody. James Herbert, 25, died at Yeovil Police Station three years ago.
The jury in an inquest into the death of a man who died in police custody is continuing its deliberations today. James Herbert, 25, died at Yeovil Police Station three years ago.
He'd been detained in Wells hours earlier under the Mental Health Act. There had been numerous calls to police about his behaviour in the city.
Fire crews from across the south west have been helping to tackle a large barn fire at Polsham Farm, Polsham in Wells. Pumps from Glastonbury, Wells, Street, Shepton Mallet and Bridgwater attended the barn containing around 100 bales of hay and straw which was well alight.
They were called out at 3:31 this morning.Relief pumps from Cheddar and Burnham on Sea have now taken over and the incident has been scaled down.