Waterman to quit New Tricks

Somerset County Gazette: Dennis Waterman is quitting New Tricks

11:28am Friday 19th September 2014

New Tricks star Dennis Waterman is quitting the show - the last of the original line-up to leave the popular police drama.

Ex-footballer faces match-fix trial

Somerset County Gazette: Delroy Facey is accused of conspiracy to commit bribery

11:39am Friday 19th September 2014

A former Premier League footballer has appeared in court after being charged over an alleged match-fixing conspiracy.

Woman held in home murder probe

Somerset County Gazette: Officers are questioning a 36-year-old woman after the care home death

11:28am Friday 19th September 2014

Police have arrested a 36-year-old woman as they launch a murder inquiry into the death of a 96-year-old woman at a care home.

NHS foundation trusts post deficit

Somerset County Gazette: Foundation trusts make up two thirds of all NHS trusts in England

11:28am Friday 19th September 2014

NHS foundation trusts are under "unprecedented pressure", a health regulator has warned after a new report showed that the supposedly best hospital trusts in the country posted a deficit for the first time.

Thai murders probe 'difficult'

Somerset County Gazette: Hannah Witheridge was found murdered on the Thai island of Koh Tao

9:39am Friday 19th September 2014

Police in Thailand have admitted the investigation into the brutal murders of two British tourists is proving "quite difficult" as they revealed they do not know how many people were involved in the killings.

iPhone fans snap up new handsets

Somerset County Gazette: Sam Sheikh (left) and Jameel Ahmed are the first customers to purchase the new iphone at the Apple Store in Covent Garden, London, as the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets go on sale

8:08am Friday 19th September 2014

One of the first people to get his hands on the new iPhone this morning felt "on top of the world" and said he wanted to celebrate by taking a selfie.

Alice suspect 'heartless killer'

Somerset County Gazette: Detectives investigating the disappearance of Alice Gross (pictured) are treating 41-year-old Arnis Zalkalns as a suspect in her disappearance.

1:16am Friday 19th September 2014

A Latvian builder named as the prime suspect in the disappearance of teenager Alice Gross murdered his wife with "no remorse" in 1998, his former mother-in-law has said.

Glaxo fined £297m by Chinese court

Somerset County Gazette: Glaxo says it has accepted a fine by Chinese courts and added that it has taken steps to change working practices

10:33am Friday 19th September 2014

Drugs giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has been fined £297 million and a former executive has been handed a prison sentence by the Chinese courts for bribing doctors and hospitals to use its products.

PM seeks West Lothian 'solution'

Somerset County Gazette: Ministers would be obliged to note whether there was an English majority for England-only legislation

11:43am Friday 19th September 2014

David Cameron has boldly declared his determination to find a "decisive" solution to the West Lothian question.

PM pledges new settlement for UK

Somerset County Gazette: No supporters react to results in the Scottish independence referendum at The Marriott Hotel in Glasgow

1:16am Friday 19th September 2014

David Cameron has held out the promise of a "new and fair" constitutional settlement for the entire United Kingdom after Scotland voted decisively to reject independence and remain part of the Union.

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