Another student from our region who is celebrating his A-Levels results today is a Syrian refugee living in Plymouth.
Mohammed Leily moved to Devon four years ago and could not speak English when he arrived.
Now he has gained three A's and one A star as a mature student. He now wants to study medicine and hopes to become a surgeon:
Plymouth City Council has set aside £3.5 million to host the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower setting sail for America.Read the full story ›
Abdurahman Kaabar, a UK citizen of Libyan descent, was arrested on August 10 and remains in custody.Read the full story ›
A bride to be was left in a flood of tears after discovering thieves had broken into her car and stolen her bridesmaid dresses.Read the full story ›
32-year-old Ryan Atkin, who referees in the Football League games, has come out as gay.Read the full story ›
Devon and Cornwall Police have issued a new warning that those taking part in 'tombstoning' are playing with death or serious injury.Read the full story ›
The winner of this year’s Firework Championships has been announced following the two-day showdown at Plymouth Hoe.Read the full story ›
A 28-year-old man from Plymouth has been charged with murder following a British Transport Police investigation.
Jamie Skinner, of Bodmin Road, was arrested on the morning of Tuesday 8 August, following a serious assault in Plymouth train station.
49-year-old Wayne Fenton was taken to hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries.
He will appear before Plymouth Magistrates’ Court on Thursday morning.
A man who was killed after he was stabbed at Plymouth station just before 10am yesterday, Tuesday 8 August, has been formally identified.
Wayne Fenton, a 49-year-old man from the Plymouth area, was rushed to hospital by paramedics where he died as a result of his injuries.
The man who was arrested yesterday remains in police custody and we’re continuing to question him in relation to this incident. My thoughts are with [the family] at this stage and we have specially trained officers supporting them as they come to terms with this news.”
A man was arrested on suspicion of murder and currently remains in police custody, after officers got permission to detain him for a further 12 hours.
The 21st British Firework Championships will be taking place this Wednesday and Thursday, attracting thousands of people to the port city.Read the full story ›