BBC news for Somerset

Murdered Briton Emma Kelty 'shot and thrown in Amazon'

Police in Brazil say they don't know if the kayaker was alive when she was thrown into the water.

James Bond auction fetches £112,000

The on-screen props and chair were among the 500-piece collection from a anonymous seller.

Peace garden for last war veteran at Devon school

Harry Patch was badly injured at the Battle of Passchendaele but lived to be 111.

Hinkley Point C: Strike action ballot to be held

The ballot will be held after workers rejected a pay offer.

Live BBC World News

China limits oil trade to North Korea and bans textile trade

Traditionally Pyongyang's only ally, China is removing key economic sources after new UN sanctions.

Iran tests missile despite Trump pressure

The launch of the Khoramshahr missile, with a range of 2,000km, was shown on state TV.

Miss Turkey stripped of her crown over coup tweet

The beauty pageant's organisers say they discovered the "unacceptable" tweet after the ceremony.

McCain torpedoes Republican Obamacare repeal plan again

The senator says he "cannot in good conscience" approve the plan, which is backed by President Trump.