A man from Devon claims to have set a new record after travelling at more than 44mph on a jet-powered shopping trolley.
A single mum has been given a bravery award by British Transport Police after breaking up a fight between seven men on her railway carriage.
Councillors in Devon are considering banning apostrophes from street signs because of the "potential confusion" that they cause.
Seven people have been taken to hospital after a motor home collided with a group of pedestrians in the town of Beer in North Devon.
One pedestrian has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries. The remaining casualties, including the driver of the vehicle, have been taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital for treatment.
A dairy has been ordered to stop production and anyone who has bought its milk or cream is asked to destroy it after contamination was found.
Public Health England and West Devon Borough Council are urging consumers who have milk or cream products from Dunn's Dairy at Beacon View Farm in Drewsteignton, Devon, to dispose of them.
Environmental heath officers raised concerns after an inspection of the dairy premises identified milk samples where either the pasteurised milk had been contaminated or the pasteurisation process had not been effective.
As a precaution, the council's environmental health team has asked the dairy to stop supplying milk and cream products and recall any supplied.
The dairy, which supplies milk to doorsteps and businesses covering West Devon, Teignbridge, Exeter, Mid Devon and Torbay, has also been issued with a notice to stop production.
The dairy should not be confused with with Dunn's Dairy of Underdown Farm in Exbourne, Devon.
The semi-skimmed and whole milk bottles have a label that has a pink background with a red cow logo and has a use-by date of June 19.
The milk mark on the bottles is 'UK DE 008 EC'.
Emergency services are attempting to rescue a man trapped on a cliff.
The man was spotted by a Devon and Cornwall Police helicopter at Corbyn Head in Torquay, Devon, after a 999 call at around 1.35pm, the force said.
He has been trapped at the site for more than an hour and a half.
Police say seven teenage boys have been airlifted to safety by helicopter after getting lost on Dartmoor. The 14-year-olds were practicing for the annual Ten Tors trek across the national park when they became disorientated in low cloud yesterday afternoon.
– Devon and Cornwall Police
The boys, who were overdue in meeting up with their teachers, realised that they needed assistance and sensibly stopped walking in the worsening conditions.
The helicopter crew searched the moor in the area of Hangingstone Hill and located the boys safe and well near Great Kneeset.
As the conditions were deteriorating fast the helicopter lifted the boys and their kit from the moor, making two flights to and from Okehampton military camp, where they were reunited with their teachers.
The boys were from a school in Wiltshire.
Police have confirmed that two teenagers have died as a result of a house fire in Honiton, Devon.
The 17-year-old girl and 18-year-old boy died at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital where they had been airlifted to after the blaze yesterday morning.
A three-year-old boy remains in a serious condition in Frenchay Hospital near Bristol.
Police say they are not treating the fire as suspicious.
A rescue deal has been done to save Axminster Carpets from collapse.
A consortium, including Centric Commercial Finance Ltd and led by private investor Stephen Boyd, has taken over the business from administrators.
The company confirmed that the remaining 100 employees at Axminster will keep their jobs. The two outlet stores are also secure and have been transferred to the new company.
The Devon firm went into administration in March, leading to the loss of three hundred jobs.
The newly formed business, now called "Axminster Carpets (2013) Ltd" will involve many of the senior management team and will begin trading on Monday 8th April 2013.
There are currently 18 flood warnings in the south west and 80 flood alerts across England and Wales.
A 13-year-old boy is in police custody tonight on suspicion of possessing a knife while at a school in Devon.
A classroom had to be evacuated at the Marine Academy school in Kings Tamerton, Plymouth, today.
Devon and Cornwall Police were called at around 11am, after officers received a report that a student was in a classroom holding a knife. It was not then clear if anyone had been threatened.
A police spokesman said:
When police arrived, the boy was alone in a classroom as staff had requested all other students leave the room around the time of the incident. On request the boy put the knife down.
He was then searched by police. No one has been injured during this incident.
The teenager was arrested by police for possession of a bladed article in a public place.
Police said nobody was threatened by the boy with the knife.