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Cyber Banking Scam Mastermind Jailed

Tony Colston-Hayter from Somerset has been sentenced to five and half years for plotting the fraud against British banks.

Developers Appeal Sandridge Solar Farm Decision

Planners have turned the application to build the farm in West Wiltshire but developers say it had communities support.

Bath Pound Set For City

Business leaders in Bath are hoping to introduce a local currency.

£12K Jewellery Taken From Bath Hotel

Police are hunting a man suspected of stealing £12,200 pounds worth of jewellery from a Bath hotel.

Somerset Swimming Coach Jailed For Child Abuse

Andrew Wynes has been sentenced to 15 years for the rape and sexual of a nine year old girl.

Further Prosecutions After Bristol Derby Violence

Five more people have been given football banning orders totalling 20 years, for their part in the violence at the Bristol derby last year.

Car Catches Fire In Longleat's Lion Enclosure

A Gloucestershire family have been rescued by safari park rangers after their car caught fire in the middle of a lion enclosure at Longleat.

Banksy Print Goes On Public Display

The latest work by the Bristol graffiti artist has been handed over to the council after being taken down by a youth club.

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Biggs Leaves Bath Rugby

Tom Biggs is leaving Bath Rugby at the end of the season.

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.

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UK news

Video: UK School Confirms US Paedophile Abused Pupils

A prolific paedophile who taught at a London school was a "very popular" teacher who never showed any hint of wrongdoing, the school's chair of governors has told Sky News.

Mum Charged With Murdering Disabled Children

A mother arrested over the deaths of her three disabled children in south London has been charged with their murders.

Pictured: RAF Jets Intercept Russian Bombers

Pictures showing the moment two Russian bombers were chased away from Britain by RAF fighter jets have been released.

Video: Crime Falls To Lowest Level In 33 Years

Crime continued to fall last year, down 15% to the lowest level since records began more than 30 years ago.

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International News

Video: Israel: Hamas Unity Deal 'Kills Peace Process'

Israel has officially suspended US-sponsored peace talks after rival Palestinian groups Fatah and Hamas ended a seven-year split to create a united government.

Video: Putin: Ukraine 'Crime' Will Have Consequences

Russian president Vladimir Putin has warned there will be "consequences" if Ukraine has used its army against pro-Russian activists.

Three US Doctors Shot Dead At Kabul Hospital

An Afghan security guard has opened fire on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital, killing three American physicians.

South Korea Ferry: Families Attack Coastguard

Relatives of missing victims of the South Korea ferry disaster have forced their way into the office of the coastguard and attacked its Deputy Director, Choi Sang-Hwan.

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Showbiz News

Coronation Street Star Knox Hires 'Mr Loophole'

Coronation Street actress Barbara Knox has hired a lawyer known as 'Mr Loophole' after being charged with drink driving.

Video: Oscar-Winner Jodie Foster Marries Ellen's Ex

Jodie Foster has married her girlfriend Alexandra Hedison.

Ohio Kidnap Victims Want Joan Rivers Apology

Lawyers for two women kidnapped and held for a decade have called for American comedian Joan Rivers to apologise after she compared her living arrangements to theirs in captivity.

Olivia Wilde And Jason Sudeikis Welcome Son

Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis have become parents with the birth of a son.

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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.

Ramires Handed Four-Match Ban

Chelsea midfielder Ramires has been handed a four-match suspension after a Football Association charge of violent conduct went uncontested.

Klopp: No United Approach

Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp says he has not been approached by Manchester United to fill the managerial vacancy at Old Trafford following David Moyes' sacking earlier this week.

United Face No Probe

Manchester United acted within stock market rules over the departure of David Moyes, Sky Sports News has learned.

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Business News

Barclays Board Face Angry Shareholders At AGM

Senior management of Barclays bank have faced angry shareholders at the bank's annual general meeting, with its chairman forced to defend its bonus payments.

GM Profit Skids To A Halt Due To Recalls

General Motors (GM) has seen its first-quarter profit plunge 85%, due to a series of vehicle recalls.

Video: Gym Fees 'Could Stop Mortgage Approvals'

Homebuyers could find themselves turned down for a mortgage because of their gym memberships, phone bills and pension payments, under new rules introduced this weekend, experts have warned.

Video: Canadian Fashion Tycoon Eyes Lehman F1 Stake

One of the global fashion industry’s most successful entrepreneurs has become the latest tycoon to hold talks about investing in Formula One (F1) motor racing, even as the sport’s long-serving boss stands trial on bribery charges.

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Weird News

Video: Giant Antarctica Iceberg Puts Nasa On Alert

An iceberg bigger than Chicago is being monitored by Nasa after breaking into the ocean off Antarctica.

Call Of Duty Rival's Home Stormed By Swat Team

A 70-strong Swat team swooped on a teenager's family home after a gamer he had just beaten online at Call of Duty made a prank call to police.

3D-Printed Gadget Puts End To Watery Ketchup

Two students have used a 3D printer to put an end to one of mankind’s biggest frustrations – the puddle of insipid water that trickles out of ketchup bottles.

Video: Hour-Long Battle As Angler Reels In 57st Shark

A Florida fisherman has reeled in an 11ft, 805lb (365kg) mako shark along a Gulf Coast beach.

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UKIP Member Suspended Over 'Repellent Views'

A UKIP member who appeared in the party's latest election broadcast has been suspended after allegedly expressing "repellent views" on Twitter.

Video: Camilla's Brother In Revolving Door Death

The Duchess of Cornwall's brother Mark Shand died after falling backwards while trying to re-enter a revolving door, New York police have said.

Video: Friday's National Newspaper Front Pages

A paedophile teacher, the health benefits of coffee and so-called "super-rats" feature on the front pages of some of Friday's newspapers.

Miner 'Ran For His Life' From Flooded Colliery

A miner has told a court how he ran for his life after a coal mine in south Wales flooded, killing four of his colleagues.

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