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Jailed marine Alexander Blackman freed from prison

BBC Somerset News Feed - 8 hours 45 min ago
Sgt Alexander Blackman is released after his conviction for murder was reduced to manslaughter.
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Marine A Alexander Blackman to be freed 'on Friday'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 17:22
Campaigners celebrate the imminent release of a marine jailed for killing a wounded Taliban fighter.
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Taunton death: Man 'may have taken Spice'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 15:48
The 30-year-old was found unresponsive at an address in Taunton.
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Taunton Flower Show seeks new home after 166 years at Vivary Park

BBC Somerset News Feed - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 12:12
It follows a decision by the borough council to charge for the use of Vivary Park.
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Cattle-punching farmhand Owen Nichol sentenced

BBC Somerset News Feed - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 16:04
The 18-year-old was secretly filmed kicking and punching cows and calves on a Taunton farm.
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General Election 2017: Lib Dem MP hopeful for Bath quits

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 16:32
Jay Risbridger said it was for "personal reasons relating to his family and business commitments".
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Motorist killed when car hits tree near Shepton Mallet

BBC Somerset News Feed - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 14:35
The incident happened on Old Wells Road at Cranmore on Monday afternoon.
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Lancashire v Somerset: Seamers pounce to earn Old Trafford victory

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 17:38
Lancashire pull off a surprise first win of the season as James Anderson triggers a Somerset collapse at Old Trafford.
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'Anomaly' blamed for £10k first class railway ticket

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 16:49
The ticket is for a journey between towns 64 miles apart making the trip cost £156 per mile.
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General election 2017: Lib Dem candidate pulls out amid house move

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 10:49
Daisy Benson says she regrets she would not be able to devote 100% of her time to campaigning.
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Formula 1 cameos: The good and the bad as Jenson Button prepares for a brief return

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 10:47
As Jenson Button prepares for a one-race appearance in Monaco next month, we look at some of the best and worst F1 cameos.
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Sarah Wiltshire: Yeovil Town Ladies top scorer's return for Spring Series 'amazing'

BBC Somerset News Feed - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 08:38
Yeovil Town Ladies striker Sarah Wiltshire says she did not expect to re-sign for the club so soon after giving birth.
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Lancashire v Somerset: Alex Davies & Liam Livingstone score tons for hosts

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 18:10
Alex Davies and Liam Livingstone score centuries to leave Lancashire's match with Somerset nicely poised with one day left.
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WSL 1 Spring Series: Liverpool beat Yeovil, Birmingham held by Sunderland

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 17:18
Liverpool Ladies begin the WSL 1 Spring Series season with a win at Yeovil - despite arriving at the game with no kit.
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Flat fire in Bath causes disruption in city centre

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 15:57
The blaze broke out in a flat above a restaurant in the Charles Street area of the city.
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Glastonbury Festival online tickets resale disappointment

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 13:32
Some fans were unable to log on and buy the resale tickets for Glastonbury Festival.
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Lancashire v Somerset: Hosts rally after South African Test star Dean Elgar's century

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 18:52
Dean Elgar's century carves a good lead for Somerset, only for Lancashire to rally well in final session.
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Grimsby Town 4-2 Yeovil Town

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 18:44
Jamey Osborne scores his first goal in the English Football League to help Grimsby Town ease to victory against Yeovil.
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Protest plan stops Bath cable car open day event

BBC Somerset News Feed - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 17:28
The plans involve putting a cable car in the south of Bath to the city's railway station.
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Lancashire v Somerset: Visitors edge day as 18 wickets tumble in Manchester

BBC Somerset News Feed - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 19:29
Craig Overton takes 5-47 as Somerset bowl out Lancashire for 109 before ending the first day with a narrow lead.
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