BBC news for Somerset

Pilot Eric 'Winkle' Brown's medals unveiled by Navy museum

Medals awarded to the Royal Navy's most decorated pilot, Captain Eric "Winkle" Brown, are unveiled in Somerset.

Date for closure of Bath Community Academy announced

An academy school - which has had consistently low pupil numbers - will close at the end of the 2018 summer term.

Dean Elgar: Somerset sign South Africa opener as overseas player

South Africa opener Dean Elgar joins Somerset as their overseas player for 2017.

West Brom: Andre Wright's Yeovil loan off after EFL Trophy game

West Brom criticise 'unclear' EFL Trophy rules after Andre Wright's loan move to Yeovil has to be called off.

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Gambia crisis: Jammeh given last chance to resign as troops close in

Yahya Jammeh given until noon to cede power to Adama Barrow as Senegalese troops stand by.

Trump inauguration: President-elect pledges unity at concert

President-elect tells cheering supporters at the Lincoln Memorial: "You're not forgotten anymore."

Melbourne car deaths: Three killed as driver strikes pedestrians

Three people including a young child are killed, but police say it is not a terror attack.

El Chapo: Drug lord Joaquin Guzman extradited from Mexico to US

Joaquin Guzman is flown to New York charged with money laundering and drug trafficking.