An elderly doctor has appeared in court charged with child rape and indecent assault.
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Tuesday 24 September 2013
Jos Buttler is in discussions to join the County Championship Second Division winners Lancashire. England's limited-overs wicketkeeper-batsman is out of contract with Somerset at the end of the season.
Tour of Britain: Sir Bradley Wiggins retains yellow jersey with home rider Simon Yates showing the future is bright
Friday 20 September 2013
21-year-old sees off both Wiggins and Nairo Quintana to seal impressive stage win
Wednesday 18 September 2013
The Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis launched a fighting fund today to save the Somerset Levels from flooding.
Police send 'letter of exoneration expressing regret' to Christopher Jefferies - the innocent landlord of murdered Joanna Yeates
Monday 16 September 2013
Innocent landlord of murdered landscape architect hails 'public vindication' over handling of his detention, bail and subsequent release without charge in December 2010
Saracens 44 Gloucester 12 match report: 14-man Gloucester sink to the bottom after Wood’s early rush of blood
Sunday 15 September 2013
There is not much love around the English club game right now: hard words are being spoken on the vexed subject of European rugby – Nigel Wray, the Saracens chairman, poured an entire pipeline’s worth of petrol on the flames consuming the Heineken Cup on Sunday by declaring that the Premiership teams would be “quite crazy” to stay in the tournament beyond the end of the season – and even harder lessons are being learnt by sides who let their discipline slip. Ask Gloucester, who really copped it in London yesterday and find themselves at the foot of the table as a consequence.
Thursday 12 September 2013
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
Monday 09 September 2013
A toddler is in hospital being treated for internal injuries having plunged 100 feet from a fifth floor flat in Plymouth.
Saturday 07 September 2013
After the first match of England’s one-day international series against Australia at Headingley was declared a washout yesterday afternoon, it was left to the County Championship to fill centre stage. A deluge overnight and throughout the morning meant that the likelihood of any play was quickly dashed, with the sides due to reconvene at Old Trafford tomorrow.
Thursday 29 August 2013
Camp Badger residents had hoped to stay in place for the cull's six-week duration
Tuesday 27 August 2013
Opponents accuse the Government of going against scientific evidence in pushing ahead with pilot culls of badgers
Badger cull: National Farmers' Union begins mass killing in Gloucestershire and Somerset to tackle TB
Tuesday 27 August 2013
5,000 badgers are expected to be culled in a controlled shooting
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
You can STILL be jailed for being a republican, government confirms, and it remains illegal to even 'imagine' overthrowing the Queen
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Fighting back: the woman giving a voice (and 49,999 others) to the victims of sexism - by giving an airing to their horror stories
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
- 1 America's 'virgin births'? One in 200 mothers 'became pregnant without having sex'
- 2 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 3 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'
- 4 Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
- 5 Children evacuated from swimming pool after prosthetic leg mistaken for paedophile