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Vietnamese refugees thank rescuer 40 years on

Somerset BBC News Feed - 6 hours 44 min ago
A family who settled in the UK were among hundreds of refugees picked up by a cargo ship in 1979.
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Clevedon binman 'grabbed me and smashed my phone'

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 18:28
Lorin Robinson caused anger when he filmed the dustbin lorry as he queried why items were not taken.
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Football coach Bob Higgins guilty of abusing trainees

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 15:45
Former Southampton and Peterborough trainer Bob Higgins denied 51 charges of indecent assault.
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Josh Clayton: Police apologise to mum over death probe

Somerset BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 14:55
Tracey Clayton says the "inadequacies" of the police investigation meant opportunities were missed.
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County Championship: Somerset complete 49-run win over Warwickshire at Taunton

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 13:22
Division One leaders Somerset overcome Warwickshire's lower-order resistance to beat the Bears by 49 runs at Taunton.
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Wells' Palace bell-ringing swans given 'appropriate' names

Somerset BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 12:28
Janet and John have been renamed "something more swanlike", according to The Bishop's Palace in Wells.
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County Championship: Somerset on course to beat Warwickshire at Taunton

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 18:16
Somerset need four more wickets to beat Warwickshire, who are 103-6 chasing 239 to win a low-scoring contest at Taunton.
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Why are post boxes being painted blue?

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 18:10
Blue boxes have appeared in Southampton, Nottingham and Taunton, all venues in the Cricket World Cup
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Jamie Oliver restaurant chain collapse costs 1,000 jobs

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 15:33
The UK celebrity chef says he is "saddened" as his restaurant group goes into administration.
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European elections 2019: Voters in Weston-super-Mare

Somerset BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 11:50
Weston-super-Mare voted in line with the 52-48 national result to leave the EU in 2016, but have views changed since then?
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County Championship: Oliver Hannon-Dalby takes 5-18 at Taunton to lead Bears fight

Somerset BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 18:33
Warwickshire seamer Oliver Hannon-Dalby takes career-best figures of 5-18 on a day of 17 wickets against Somerset.
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Clevedon house crash death driver Tracy Bibby guilty

Somerset BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 17:04
Joan Woodier was killed by falling rubble after the van ploughed into her home.
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Gay rugby player from Kenya in asylum bid 'limbo'

Somerset BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 10:45
Asylum seeker Kenneth Macharia is ineligible to work while his case is considered.
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InterCity 125: Hundreds take last HST from London Paddington

Somerset BBC News Feed - Sun, 05/19/2019 - 17:31
Among those on board the sell-out trip was Sir Kenneth Grange, the train's designer.
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W Series: Jamie Chadwick second in Belgium but retains series lead

Somerset BBC News Feed - Sun, 05/19/2019 - 10:18
The Netherlands' Beitske Visser wins the second race of the new W Series in Belgium, with Britain's Jamie Chadwick second.
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County Championship: Rain ruins final day as Somerset and Surrey share draw

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 17:46
Rain ruins the final day at Taunton as Somerset, runners-up in 2018, are held to a draw by reigning champions Surrey.
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Yeovil Town Ladies: Championship licence denied and club to go down two tiers

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 17:01
Yeovil Town Ladies are to drop from the Women's Super League to the third tier after being denied a second-tier licence.
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John 'Goldfinger' Palmer: Trial could 'change loyalties'

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 15:09
Notorious fraudster John "Goldfinger" Palmer was shot six times outside his Essex home in 2015.
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Ex-teacher at Taunton School cleared of indecent assault charges

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:05
The offences were alleged to have happened at Taunton School in the late-1970s.
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Premiership: Leicester Tigers v Bath

Somerset BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 12:41
Team news as Leicester Tigers host Bath in Saturday's Premiership fixture at Welford Road (16:00 BST).
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