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South West's rowers get GB call up

Helen Glover (left) and Heather Stanning at the 2012 Olympics Credit: Stephen Pond/PA

Rowers from the South West have been called up by the Great Britain Rowing Team for the forthcoming European Championships in Poland.

Yeovil's Heather Stanning will resume her Olympic winning partnership with Penzance's Helen Glover.


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Cameron surprises family by saying yes to selfie

Cameron takes a selfie with first time voter and his family. Credit: ITV West Country

First time voter Dan Atkins got more than he bargained for when he went to meet the Prime Minister in his home village of Norton-sub-Hamdon.

The 19 year old asked David Cameron for a selfie and was surprised when he said yes.


Cameron: the West Country is critical in the election

David Cameron says voters in the West Country could make the difference in whether the Conservatives or another party form a government after the general election.

He's been outlining his plans for the first 100 days after the election at a rally near Yeovil. He says it's one of 23 key seats he needs to keep his party in power. He's targeting other seats in the region too.

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Cameron: Economy is issue at heart of campaign

David Cameron has said the economy is the issue at the heart of the campaign as he continued on the election trial with a speech in Norton-sub-Hamdon in Somerset.

Mr Cameron set out the Conservatives' programme for government in its first 100 days if it is re-elected to power and said Labour should not be given a second chance with the country's finances.

Family doctor 'sexually assaulted patients' court hears

Dr Habeeb Latheef is accused of assaulting women during consultations Credit: Irving of Exeter

A court has heard a family doctor sexually assaulted three patients at his surgery in Yeovil.

Dr Habeeb Latheef, who's 48, is accused of assaulting the women during consultations between February 2008 and December 2011. He denies all three charges.

The trial continues at Taunton Crown Court.

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Yeovil Town relegated to League Two

Yeovil Town's Nathan Smith (left) and Notts County's Gary Thompson battle for the ball. Credit: PA Wire

Yeovil Town have suffered a second successive relegation, returning to League Two 10 years after they last left the division.

Paul Sturrock's first game in charge ended 1-1 against Notts County.

After the game, the new Glovers boss spoke to our Sports Correspondent, Matthias Kurth:

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