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The Met Office issued an amber warning of rain for the Somerset Levels, where villages have now been dubbed ‘islands’
Nicola Cortese's exit as chief executive was followed by a training ground bust-up but Guly Do Prado and Sam Gallagher give Saints a sense of relief despite reported offer for left-back
Some villages cut off by floodwater by almost a month
A contrarian and a curmudgeon, both visionary artist and tantrum-prone elderly brat, the Indian-born but Somerset-settled writer Mamoon Azam strikes his callow biographer on occasions as "more Johnny Rotten than Joseph Conrad".
Compton was dropped by England prior to the summer Ashes series but remains undeterred in his efforts to regain his spot after batting calamities on current tour
Arcade Fire and Lily Allen have already been confirmed as performers
The Canadian rockers will be playing at Worth Farm in Somerset next June
Man in charge of a fireworks display held on the night of a massive motorway crash in which seven people died and 51 were injured has been cleared of breaching health and safety laws
Owen Paterson, the Environment Secretary, will declare that the pilot badger cull has been a success, but admit that ministers have nearly halved targets for the number of animals to be killed.
British 12-year-old finally flies home after phobia traps him in UAE
Ticket website apologises for technical hitch which affected sales
Labour scored a shock gain in the latest council by-elections. Candidate Fiona Brown took her party from nowhere to victory at Chapel St Leonards in Lincolnshire's East Lindsey District.
Festival-goers will be able to buy coach and ticket packages early
Innocent landlord of murdered landscape architect hails 'public vindication' over handling of his detention, bail and subsequent release without charge in December 2010
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Dairy farmer claims that fewer than 100 badgers have been killed in West Somerset in first 10 days of cull - when 500 should already have been destroyed