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Somerset is a county in South West England which borders Gloucestershire and Bristol to the north, Wiltshire to the east, Dorset to the south-east and Devon to the south-west. It is bounded to the north and west by the Severn Estuary and the Bristol Channel, its coastline facing southeastern Wales. Its traditional border with Gloucestershire is the River Avon. Somerset's county town is Taunton.
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Wildflower meadows designated for rare bees in Somerset and EssexThe Bumblebee Conservation Trust said it helped the shrill carder bee.
Coronavirus: Somerset illuminated carnivals cancelledParades, including Bridgwater Carnival due to be held in November, are cancelled amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Somerset school recreates classic artworks in lockdownA school in Somerset has been utilising everyday items such as loo roll and tablecloths.
Man sexually assaulted unconscious pensioner in ExeterDavid Lake, from Somerset, launched an unprovoked attack on his victim in Exeter in 2018.
Immigration arrests on A38 at North Petherton after people flee lorryA lorry was stopped by police investigating immigration offences on the A38 in Somerset.
Children's book inspired by Somerset's 1607 killer waveAbout 2,000 people are thought to have died in the catastrophic flooding in Somerset in 1607.
Fisherman rescues walkers from Burnham beachTwo women became disorientated when thick fog descended on the beach in Somerset on Monday.
Couple accidentally leave £15,000 inside cardboard box at recycling centreCash hoard found by staff at waste depot in Midsomer Norton, Somerset
Overton and Bess called up by England as illness strikes squadSomerset duo Dominic Bess and Craig Overton are called up by England for their tour of South Africa after the camp is hit by illness.
England in South Africa: Dom Bess and Craig Overton called up as illness hits campsSomerset duo Dominic Bess and Craig Overton are called up by England for their tour of South Africa after the camp is hit by illness.
Haringey v Yeovil: Two men arrested in Somerset after reports of racial abuseTwo men are arrested by police investigating reports of racist abuse during Saturday's FA Cup match between Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town.
Essex win County Championship: Draw at Somerset confirms 2019 titleEssex are crowned county champions, while Somerset miss out again, as their title decider ends in a dramatic draw at Taunton.
Essex win County Championship on dramatic final day at TauntonEssex are crowned county champions, while Somerset miss out again, as their title decider ends in a dramatic draw at Taunton.
Essex close in on title after washout at TauntonEssex are set to win their eighth County Championship as a day three washout means their game with Somerset should end in a draw.
Somerset struggle against Essex on rain-hit first day of title deciderRain washes out the final two sessions of Somerset's title decider against Essex, with the hosts struggling on 75-4 at Taunton.
County Championship: Somerset and Essex set for Taunton title deciderSomerset and Essex will go head-to-head to win the County Championship title from Monday at Taunton.
Hinkley Point C: Building the UK's new 'epic' power plantHinkley Point C, the UK's new nuclear power plant in Somerset, is due to open in 2025.
Big Carl: World's biggest crane starts work at Hinkley Point CThe 250m crane can lift 5,000 tonnes and is starting work at Hinkley Point C power station in Somerset.
The moment huge coin hoard was foundThe 2,528 silver coins were found in Somerset by a group of metal detectorists.
Lorry hits railway bridge and destroys wallIt happened in Castle Cary, Somerset, on the railway line between Westbury and Weymouth.
Thousands of fish and insects killed as unidentified substance pollutes Somerset riverTwelve-year-old boy alerted Environment Agency to pollution with photo of dead fish he pulled from River Sheppey
Kent & Derbys open with victories in T20 BlastKent and Derbyshire both begin their 2019 T20 Blast campaigns with victories, beating Somerset and Yorkshire.
England Lions: Somerset's Lewis Gregory captains injury-hit side against Australia ASomerset all-rounder Lewis Gregory will lead a depleted England Lions against Australia A, while there are call-ups for Sam Curran and Sam Hain.
Festival-goers back Glastonbury plastic banThe festival at Worthy Farm in Somerset is back for another year and for the first time ever, plastic has been banned.
Marcus Trescothick: Somerset and ex-England batsman to retire at end of seasonSomerset and former England batsman Marcus Trescothick is to retire from professional cricket at the end of the season.
Former England opener Trescothick to retireSomerset and former England batsman Marcus Trescothick is to retire from professional cricket at the end of the season.
Hinkley Point C: 1,000 Welsh workers at English nuclear plantThe workers make up 25% of those building Hinkley Point C nuclear plant in Somerset.
Henry vacuum fan from USA visits Somerset factoryFive-year-old Erik came all the way from America to visit the factory in Chard.
Two five-year-olds swept half a mile out to sea on inflatable swanChildren caught in gust of wind off shore in Minehead, Somerset