BBC news for Wiltshire

Salisbury Plain village church access restricted by MoD

Trespassers have been trying to access restricted areas of Imber, which was abandoned in 1943, the MoD says.

Stonehenge bypass 'better than tunnel option' Unesco experts say

World heritage experts also say more academics's views should be taken into account.

Swindon Town sign Port Vale's Ben Purkiss and Shrewsbury's Olly Lancashire

Swindon Town sign defenders Ben Purkiss and Olly Lancashire on free transfers from Port Vale and Shrewsbury respectively.

Barbecue on 200-year-old tombstone 'disgraceful', vicar says

A group, including many homeless people, was photographed barbecuing on a tombstone in Wiltshire.

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Cardinal Pell: Vatican treasurer denies Australia sex offences

The Vatican's third-ranking official says he will take a leave of absence to fight the charges.

Trump travel ban: US sets out visa criteria

Visa applicants from six mainly Muslim countries must have "close" family or business ties.

Xi Jinping: Chinese president makes first visit to Hong Kong as leader

Xi Jinping's visit to mark 20 years since the handover from British rule is seen as highly symbolic.

Brazil's presidential palace rammed by car as Temer under pressure to quit

A car rams the gate of the president's palace as pressure grows on Michel Temer to resign.