Adam Mitchell realised the pike he landed had made a catch of its own.Read the full story ›
The NHS is encouraging all eligible groups to take up the offer of a free flu vaccine as the UK braces itself for a flu outbreak in winter.Read the full story ›
The inquest into the driver fatally shot by police, after reports of him waving a gun on the M5, opened today.Read the full story ›
A helicopter will lift forty tonnes of aggregate to the top of Glastonbury Tor, in order to repair the erosion.
The repairs will be done today, 18 October, and is expected to take around six hours.
The work has been organised by the National Trust, who hope the protective measures will last a number of years.
The erosion is said to have been caused by the thousands of visitors to the hill.
The inquest into the death of a man who was shot dead by armed police in Portishead has been adjourned to next year, 2018.
29-year-old Spencer Ashworth was shot by Avon and Somerset Police firearms officers on the A369 Portbury Hundred shortly after 9.30am on Wednesday, 27 September.
An inquest into the death of Ashworth, who was a courier driver, was opened and adjourned.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) investigation into the circumstances around the shooting is ongoing.
Cricketer James Hildreth will be trading in his bat for his walking boots today, 18 October.
The Somerset County Cricket Club batsman will begin a 130mile walk in aid of the Children's Hospice South West.
He will set off from the Little Bridge House in Barnstable, along the South West Coastal Path to Little Harbour in St Austell
He aims to arrive in Cornwall on Saturday, 21 October.
Wednesday will be wet to start with and will remain overcast for much of the morning, perhaps with mist and hill fog for some.Read the full story ›
Wednesday will start damp and cloudy, perhaps with mist and hill fog for some.Read the full story ›
A light breeze winds across the region, with clouds and rainy spells. There may be mist or fog in places.Read the full story ›
Tonight will see light winds across the region, accompanied by cloudy skies, outbreaks of rain and mist and fog spreading north overnight.Read the full story ›