A man has appeared in court charged with seven counts of manslaughter, following last year's M5 crash in Somerset. Geoffrey Counsell organised a fireworks display at a nearby rugby club on the night of the pile-up.
Smoke from the display was investigated as one of the possible causes of the crash. Seven people died and fifty-one were injured.
More top news
The first two days of the "proper" General Election campaign have seen visits to Wiltshire by David Cameron and Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls.
Statistics show month of March to be sunnier than average despite a very windy and wintry period of weather in last 24 hours.
As we leave winter behind and re-discover daffodils and longer days, we showcase your shots of West Country spring.