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Drink-drive trainee PC admits gross misconduct

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 16:39
James Hayward drove on the M5 in Somerset the morning after a night out.
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Woman 'straddled officer for sex in police car'

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 15:25
The woman told the police sergeant to "man up" as she forced herself on him, a court hears.
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Andrew Dymock: Accused said Hitler was 'greatest feminist'

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 14:58
Andrew Dymock made the comment in an email exchange with his mother, a court is told.
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Tom Dunn: Bath hooker banned for four weeks after Bristol red card

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 11:05
Bath hooker Tom Dunn's season appears to be over after being banned for four weeks following a red card against Bristol.
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What is a Covid passport and what are the plans for the NHS app?

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 09:33
People travelling abroad from England will be able to use the NHS app to prove their Covid vaccination status.
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Covid: What's the roadmap for lifting lockdown?

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 08:15
Lockdown restrictions will ease in England, Scotland and Wales from Monday 17 May.
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Restaurants and pubs are reopening inside, but what are the rules?

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 08:09
People in England, Scotland and Wales will soon be able to drink inside a pub.
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Aldershot Town 2-0 Yeovil Town

Tue, 05/11/2021 - 20:33
Aldershot beat 10-man Yeovil 2-0 in their National League match at the EBB Stadium.
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Andrew Dymock: 'Neo-nazi sent parents fascist leader video'

Tue, 05/11/2021 - 17:34
The father of defendant Andrew Dymock asked him not to send him the extreme material, a court hears.
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Taunton MP Rebecca Pow feared stalker had sent anthrax

Tue, 05/11/2021 - 14:17
Ms Pow told a court she felt "physically sick" when she heard Maurice Kirk was released from prison.
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Lib Dems lose majority on Somerset authority as councillors quit

Tue, 05/11/2021 - 12:56
The resignations at Somerset West and Taunton Council mean there will two by-elections this summer.
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West of England Mayor Dan Norris hopes to safeguard jobs and businesses

Tue, 05/11/2021 - 05:19
Dan Norris says he wants to ensure jobs are protected when the furlough scheme ends in the autumn.
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Neo-Nazi accused 'played guitar to mosque attacks footage'

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 19:39
A man is on trial accused of strumming a guitar to footage of the 2019 New Zealand mosque shootings.
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UK holidays: When and where can I go.... and who with?

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 16:55
The rules on having a holiday in the UK have been relaxed - but restrictions remain.
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Andrew Dymock: Student 'called for purge of gay people'

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 15:56
Suspected neo-Nazi Andrew Dymock "leaned towards being gay" despite allegedly advocating homophobia.
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Man denies stalking Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 15:22
Maurice Kirk, 76, denies harassing Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow causing her to increase security.
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Police officer Sgt Lee Cocking 'forced' into car sex while on duty

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 14:43
The officer was driving a woman home from a nightclub in Weston-super-Mare when they had sex.
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Somerset pet owner 'shaken' by suspected dog theft attempt

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 13:11
Avril Edwards was walking her two collie-Labrador crosses by a river when a man began acting oddly.
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Elliott Stooke: Wasps sign Bath second row for 2021-22 season

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 11:57
Wasps sign second row Elliott Stooke from fellow Premiership side Bath for the 2021-22 campaign.
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Elections 2021: Avon and Somerset PCC to go back to 'basics'

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 10:34
Conservative Mark Shelford says he wants more visible policing and to work closely with communities.
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