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Gloucester Players Suspended Over Bath

Two Gloucester Rugby players have been suspended after violence in their game with Bath last weekend.

Man Jailed For Bath Rape

Denville Jarvis has been sentenced to nine years in prison after a second trial.

Drugs Police Close Pub And Raid Houses

Early morning drugs raids have been carried out across Midsomer Norton and Radstock, leading to six arrests.

New Banksy Image Removed

A new piece by the city's famous graffiti artist has been removed by a local boxing club.

Independent Bus Operator Blames 'Big Business' For Closure

An independent bus service running between Clevedon and Bristol has ceased trading, blaming competition with a rival firm.

Safety Improvements For River Avon

More is being done to improve safety on the river in Bath after another man dies there.

Police Investigate After Bone Found Near Grave

Wiltshire Police say they are doing everything they can to bring the killer of Becky Godden-Edwards to justice.

Flooding Road And Repair Plan Unveiled

A £20 million flood-relief plan was unveiled today to repair roads and stop Somerset villages being cut-off again.

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Gavin Henson Extends Bath Contract

The 32-year-old has ended speculation that he was looking to go back to Wales by signing up to stay at The Recreation Ground.

Frome Town 3 - 2 Odd Down

Robins reach final of the Somerset Premier Cup

Bath City 2 Sutton United 2

Bath City drew 2-2 with Sutton United yesterday.

Bath Rugby 11 Sale Sharks 12

Bath Rugby failed to close the gap on the top two in the rugby union Premiership last night.

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M26 Pile-Up: Lorry Driver Held After Two Killed

A 45-year-old lorry driver has been arrested after two people died in a pile-up involving five vehicles on the M26.

Video: Co-op Admits 'Disastrous Year' Amid £2.5bn Loss

The embattled Co-operative Group has confirmed a loss of £2.5bn for 2013, in what it described as a "disastrous year".

Video: Tube Workers To Strike For Five Days

Tube workers in London are to take five days of strike action in the coming weeks over ticket office closures.

David Cameron Says Britain 'Should Do God'

Britain should be more confident about being a Christian country and use faith to "get out there and make a difference to people's lives", David Cameron has said.

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International News

Video: Ukraine Detains '10 Russian Security Agents'

Ukraine's security service has reportedly detained 10 Russian citizens with intelligence backgrounds, as Vladimir Putin accused Kiev of plunging the country into an "abyss".

Video: Obama Raises Spectre Of War With Russia

When it comes to relations between countries, Winston Churchill famously said, it's better to "jaw jaw than war war".

Video: Snowden Questions Putin During TV Phone-In

Fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin a question on government surveillance during a televised phone-in show.

Iran Murder Victim's Mother Stops Hanging

A convicted killer due to be hanged for murder has been spared after the victim's mother had a last-minute change of heart.

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Showbiz News

Video: AC/DC To Continue Without Ill Malcolm Young

AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band to focus on his health, the band has said.

Video: X-Men Director Accused Of Teen Sexual Assault

X-Men director Bryan Singer has been accused of drugging and raping a teenage boy in the late 1990s, according to a lawsuit filed in a US court.

Robin Williams 'Back For Mrs Doubtfire Sequel'

Robin Williams is to make a sequel to his 1993 hit Mrs Doubtfire, according to reports.

Leigh And Loach Up For Top Cannes Prize Again

Films by British directors Mike Leigh and Ken Loach have been selected to compete for the Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

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UK Sport

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A round-up of the latest stories from the world of sport - brought to you by the Sky Sports News team.

Wenger: We Can Handle The Pressure

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says his team are able to handle the pressure as they chase a top-four finish in the Premier League and an FA Cup final win over Hull City.

Bale Savours 'Perfect Night' With Real

Gareth Bale enjoyed a "perfect night" as his stunning goal earned Real Madrid a 2-1 victory over Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final in Valencia.

Westwood Claims Malaysian Open Lead

Lee Westwood put jet-lag and another Masters near-miss behind him as he shot an opening round 65 to lead the Maybank Malaysian Open after a shortened first day in Kuala Lumpur.

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Business News

Video: PayPal 'Bans' Users From Sharing Computers

Online payment firm PayPal has announced plans to effectively ban users from sharing their computers, smartphones and tablets with anyone else, even family members.

Sainsbury's Sultana Recall On Salmonella Fear

Sainsbury's is recalling 500g packs of its SO Organic Sultanas as a precuation after salmonella bacteria was detected in routine testing.

Mulberry's Profit To Get A Handbagging

Luxury fashion brand Mulberry has warned its full-year profit will be below expectations.

RBS 'Cleared' Of Ill-Treating Small Firms

A review ordered by the Royal Bank of Scotland has cleared the lender of fraud against small and medium-sized business customers.

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Weird News

The £7 Nails That Glow When You Hold A Phone

Fake fingernails fitted with LEDs and a tiny antenna - causing them to light up when close to a smartphone - have been shown off by a Japanese toy maker.

Virtual J-Pop Star To Join Lady Gaga On Tour

A computer-generated Japanese pop star who performs as a hologram will support Lady Gaga on her US tour next month.

N Korea Escalates Kim Jong-Un Hair Poster Row

North Korean diplomats have asked the British government to step in after a London hairdresser used an image of the secretive regime's leader in a promotion for cheaper hair cuts.

Toddler Found In Claw Crane Machine With Toys

A toddler has been reunited with his mother after he was discovered inside a claw crane machine filled with stuffed animal toys at a nearby bowling alley.

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Headlines

Video: Ferry Disaster: Hopes Of Finding Survivors Fade

Rescue teams are battling bad weather conditions as they search for around 290 people who remain missing after a South Korean ferry capsized and sank.

Video: Ferry Disaster: Desperate Texts During Sinking

Teenagers on the stricken South Korean ferry sent heartbreaking messages to their families as it capsized and sank.

Video: Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial Evidence 'Wrong'

Oscar Pistorius was "wrong" in his version of events about what happened on the night he shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, the prosecution has claimed.

Man Jailed After Severing Student's Head

A man who was found in the stree with self-inflicted stab wounds last June has been sentenced to life for killing an 18-year-old student.

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