BBC news for Wiltshire

Big improvement for 'failing' Swindon schools

Swindon schools have seen a dramatic improvement in the past 12 months, according to Ofsted.

Driver jailed over Marlborough pavement crash death

Jane Thompson was killed when a speeding car mounted the pavement and hit her as she left work.

Dozens of children join Santa for an uplifting one-off charity flight

Santa Claus joined children with life-limiting conditions on a charity flight from Bristol Airport.

Cold weather and loneliness 'lethal in winter'

England's chief nurse urges people to look out for family, friends and neighbours to help save lives.

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Alabama election: Trump says Senate loss proves him right

Republican candidate Roy Moore suffered a shock defeat to Democrat Doug Jones in Alabama.

Ecuador VP Jorge Glas sentenced for corruption in Odebrecht case

Jorge Glas is the highest-ranking politician to be convicted in the Odebrecht scandal.

Harvey Weinstein: Salma Hayek alleges he threatened to kill her

The actress is the latest to come forward with allegations against the Hollywood mogul.

Muslim nations urge recognition of East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Heads of 57 Muslim nations say the US move to recognise the city as Israel's capital is unlawful.