Gossip columnist role makes Dame Helen Mirren see dark side of press

This Is Wiltshire: Helen Mirren attending the Trumbo Premiere in london's Leicester Square (Matt Crossick/PA Wire)

10:42pm Thursday 8th October 2015

Dame Helen Mirren said playing a Hollywood gossip columnist has made her less sympathetic towards the press.

Man charged with preventing lawful burial of body found in canal

This Is Wiltshire: Sebastiano Magnanini, whose tattooed body was found in London's Regent's Canal (Metropolitan Police/PA)

10:42pm Thursday 8th October 2015

A man has been charged with preventing lawful burial after the body of an Italian carpenter was found in a canal.

Scientists claim 'predictive model' in genetic code for sexual orientation

This Is Wiltshire: Scientists claim to have found predictors for sexual orientation in the genetic code

9:56pm Thursday 8th October 2015

Nine small regions of the genetic code may play a key role in determining whether someone is straight or gay, new research suggests.

Condemned Saudi protester's father urges David Cameron to intervene

This Is Wiltshire: David Cameron has been urged to intervene with Saudi Arabia over the fate of a protester who has been sentenced to death

7:35pm Thursday 8th October 2015

The father of a Saudi man facing the death penalty has suggested that an intervention by David Cameron could save his son's life.

Jeremy Hunt tries to reassure junior doctors in contract dispute

This Is Wiltshire: Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is trying to ease the fears of junior doctors

1:53pm Thursday 8th October 2015

The Health Secretary has sought to calm a row with junior doctors, insisting the new contract is not about saving money or imposing longer hours.

CCTV of Becky Watts' killer stepbrother choosing saw in Bristol B&Q released

This Is Wiltshire: CCTV issued by Avon and Somerset Police of Nathan Matthews, who is accused of murdering Becky Watts, looking at circular power saws at a shop

1:53pm Thursday 8th October 2015

Chilling footage of killer Nathan Matthews in B&Q carefully choosing the circular saw he used to dismember his stepsister's body has been released.

Man shot by police after Taser bid fails

This Is Wiltshire: Two attempts to subdue the man with a Taser stun gun failed

6:26am Thursday 8th October 2015

Watchdogs are investigating after a man was Tasered "a number of times" and then shot by police.

UK troops heading to Baltic states following Russia's intervention in Syria

This Is Wiltshire: RAF Typhoons are already deployed in the region as part of the Baltic Air Policing detachment. (PA/MoD)

8:07am Thursday 8th October 2015

Britain is to station troops in the Baltic states amid growing tension with Russia in the wake of President Vladimir Putin's military intervention in Syria.

Sir Bruce Forsyth told to rest for a week after falling at home

This Is Wiltshire: Sir Bruce Forsyth was ordered to rest for a week

9:56pm Thursday 8th October 2015

Sir Bruce Forsyth slipped and fell at his home and has been told by doctors to have complete rest for at least a week.

Change of coroner in Alice Gross inquest after case file left on a train

This Is Wiltshire: Alice's body was found in the Grand Union Canal

9:56pm Thursday 8th October 2015

The coroner who left a police file into murdered schoolgirl Alice Gross's death on a train will no longer oversee her inquest.


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