The Justice Secretary has unveiled plans for a shake-up of the prison estate.
70 'resettlement' prisons in England in Wales, including the South West of England, will see the majority of offenders released from prisons in, or close to, the area in which they will live.
A trial will start in the North West of England in the Autumn.
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A weekend of bad weather is due to hit the South West from today (6 February). The Met Office and Environment Agency have issued warnings.
The young man who turned his bedroom into a bomb-making factory and then tested the devices in disused mine shafts.
The Atlantic Jet Stream brings a yellow warning to the South West. There's the prospect of heavy rain and strong winds on the way.