Just one lane remains closed on the M5 Southbound between junction 25 (A358 Taunton) and junction 26 (A38 Wellington) after a fatal crash this morning. The motorway was closed for some hours and congestion still remains as far as junction 24 (A38 Bridgwater South).
More top news
During WW1 leaders started to appreciate the important role of weather. The Somme marks the beginning of military Met Office forecasting.
A daredevil couple from Yeovil have wizzed through the skies in Cornwall as part of their latest fundraising attempt.
Two West Country brewers have merged creating a "force to be reckoned with". St Austell Brewery has bought Bath Ales.