The Coastguard and Maritime Agency has collected the body of a baby porpoise which was washed up on Minehead beach. Around two hundred dead dolphins and porpoises are found dead on the south west coastline each year. Scientists are keen to find out what is causing the deaths.
The Agency believes most deaths occur after the animals are caught in giant seine nets used by French and Spanish trawlers.
It needed more than 600 eggs for the mix. It had to be baked in an industrial oven. And a forklift was brought in to assemble the all-important parts. But when it came to the crunch, did it all come together?
Watch this video of the military-style operation involved in putting together a Victoria sponge that, it's hoped, will break records.
A baker from Dorset has made what is thought to be the largest Victoria sponge in the world. The five feet wide cake will go on display at the Royal Bath and West Show later this month as part of their 150th anniversary celebrations. We've been following its progress throughout the day.
A baker from Dorset is in the process of making what is thought to be the biggest Victoria sponge in the world.
The 5 foot wide cake will go on display at the Royal Bath and West Show once completed.
Watch Laura Makin-Isherwood's report from the bakery in Somerset:
A bakery in Minehead is hoping to bake the world's biggest sponge cake today.
The five feet wide giant is part of plans by the Royal Bath and West Show to celebrate its 150th anniversary later this month.
It's quite an operation - it needs more than 500 eggs and will have to be assembled in sections.
Our coastline is arguably one of our greatest assets, and this week marks the start of a celebration of the South West Coast Path.
A group of walkers is covering every inch of it over the next few weeks, and our reporter Bob Cruwys joined them for the first leg:
Butlins has denied reports that people in Somerset are losing out on jobs in favour of recruits from Eastern Europe. The Sunday Mirror claims its holiday resort in Minehead is offering no work locally while advertising for staff through employment agencies in Poland and Hungary.
A Butlins spokesman said it remains one of the largest employers of locals in the area.
CCTV pictures have been released showing a man who was arrested after he was spotted fitting a skimming device at Tesco in Minehead.
Leonid Rotaru, who's lived in Bridgwater for 3-years, obtained 9,000 pin numbers from bank machines in Devon and Somerset.
Today he escaped jail after being handed a prison sentence that was suspended for 2 years.
A Romanian man who fitted card skimming devices to bank machines in Devon and Somerset has escaped being sent to jail today. Leonid Rotaru, who's lived in Bridgwater for 3-years, was arrested after he was spotted fitting a skimming device at Tesco in Minehead.
He'd obtained 9,000 pin numbers but today recived a prison sentence that was suspended for 2 years.