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Police investigate death threat sent to North Somerset MP

Dr Fox is International Trade Secretary and President of the Board of Trade. Credit: PA

Police are investigating a death threat sent to the MP for North Somerset, Liam Fox.

The threat was in an email sent to Dr Fox, who is also the International Trade Secretary and a prominent Brexiteer.

His team aren't commenting on who specifically was mentioned in the email.

It's the latest in a string of threats sent to politicians.



Amazing sand art on Somerset beach

Credit: Robert Campbell

People visiting Brean beach in North Somerset at the weekend had a real treat.

A sand artist had been busy creating this huge geometric design - and the photographer came across it just at the right moment. Robert Campbell - who took the perfect aerial view - says that if you zoom in you can just spot the artist, wearing a white cap.

Of course it was a case of 'blink and you'll miss it'. All that hard work was soon lost to the high tide.


Elderly woman goes missing in her pyjamas

Joan Ivory went missing in Congresbury early this morning Credit: Avon & Somerset Police

Police are trying to trace an 82-year-old woman from Congresbury in North Somerset, who went missing early this morning, 20 September.

Joan Ivory, who suffers from dementia and other health issues, was last seen at her home in Silverstone Way, at 1.50am today.

She’s 5ft 2ins, with short white hair and is wearing pink and white pyjamas. Officers don’t believe she’s wearing anything on her feet.

They think she’ll still be in the area and are asking for any sightings to be reported immediately to 999, quoting reference number 54 of 20 September.

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