BBC news for Somerset

Man charged over hoax bomb calls

Calls made included threats to a police headquarters, a hospital and a bus station.

Human skull found on Portishead coast 'hundreds of years old'

It was found by a member of the public at Redcliff Bay in Portishead in March.

Bristol vet joins children's brain surgeon to treat epilepsy in dogs

The dogs are fitted with pacemaker type devices to stop them from having fits.

Man 'denied job interview due to guide dog' lands new role

Ian Brooks from Glastonbury says he has been out of work for years because of his visual impairment.

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Kushner 'discussed secret line to Moscow' - US media reports

Donald Trump's son-in-law reportedly sought to use Russian facilities to reach Moscow officials.

Afghanistan war: At least 13 dead in Khost bombing

The violence is the latest in a surge of attacks across the country, mostly blamed on the Taliban.

Chris Cornell: Friends and family at Soundgarden singer's funeral

Friends and family attend the funeral of the Soundgarden singer at an LA cemetery.

Palestinians in Israeli jails end 40-day hunger strike

Israel says the strike ended after an agreement to allow more family visits.