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WATCH: St Paul's Carnival through the years

The future of one of the biggest events in Bristol is in doubt after losing funding.

The St Pauls Carnival attracts huge crowds - but it's only been held twice in the past four years.

The festival is a celebration of the city's Afro-Caribbean culture, and we've taken a quick look back at its history.

Organisers insist this isn't the end - and that next year's event will go ahead, despite Bristol City Council pulling funding due to what it said was a lack of confidence in the organisers.

Man to have WW2 injury treated - 70 years after bombs hit Bath

A man who survived the Bath Blitz will today have an operation performed on an injury sustained during the raid.

A photograph shows the impact the 3-day bombing attack had on the city

Jack Savour was only 12 when he dislocated his wrist falling from a wall - but he received little treatment as the hospitals tried to cope with the hundreds injured in the bombing raid.

Hear his dramatic account of the moment the bombs first hit:

600-year-old ring found in Somerset field sold for thousands

Gardener Paul Saxton found the rare treasure in a farmer's field. Credit: Greenslade Taylor Hunt auction house

A 600-year-old gold ring found in a Somerset farmer's field has sold at auction for thousands over its guide price.

The rare Saint George ring has gone under the hammer for £7,000, double what it was valued at. Experts believe it belonged to a nobleman from the early 16th century.

History enthusiast Paul Saxton, who found the treasure with a metal detector in the middle of rainstorm, could not believe his luck. In 16 years of metal detecting this is the first time he has found something of value.

His find was logged with the Museum of Somerset before its spectacular sale at auction.

“Old gold has a lustre to it. It comes out of the land as clean as it goes in,"

“I was the first person to handle it in hundreds of years.".

– Paul Saxton


Thousands enjoy Yeovilton International Air Day

More than 35,000 visitors flocked to Yeovilton International Air Day at the Royal Naval Air Station in Somerset today to see aviation stars of the past and present.

Among those taking to the skies were the military aerobatic teams, the RAF Red Arrows and the Vulcan bomber.

Aviation fans had a chance to see the Royal Navy and Army's latest aircraft - the Yeovil built Wildcat - plus the RAF Chinook and Sea King helicopters.

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight attended with the Royal Navy Historic Flight.

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