Ken Goodwin Reports after the hottest day of the year so far in many parts of our region, and even warmer here than in some of Europe's hotspots.
After one of the wettest April's on record, among those celebrating the sun's arrival is the region's tourism industry.
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Bob Crampton has some good news about the weather over the coming days - he even uses the words "unbroken sunshine".
Bath centre Sam Burgess has made it into the England squad for the Rugby World Cup just ten months after switching codes.