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Watch: Cornwall teenager battles nerves as he faces the X Factor judges

A teenager from Cornwall battled his nerves as he faced the X Factor judges in an audition aired last night.

Benji Matthews, who lives in Truro, admitted he was anxious as he prepared to perform his rendition of Alicia Key's 'If I Ain't Got You...'

But, were the judges won over?

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Babe, you jammed up my pump

– Nicole Scherzinger

And it wasn't Benji's vocals which impressed the judges - they had kind words for his home county of Cornwall too, with Simon Cowell saying he couldn't get a hotel room, so popular was it with tourists.

It's nice down there right?

It's gorgeous there!

– Simon Cowell, Sharon Osborne

Corbyn visits Cornwall for first time since General Election

Jeremy Corbyn writes a note to post on the Wonderwall at the Royal Cornwall Hospital. Credit: PA

The leader of the Labour Party has made his first visit to Cornwall since the General Election.

Jeremy Corbyn started his day at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Treliske, Truro.

He spent his time meeting staff, parents and babies at the site's new neonatal unit, before going on to attend a rally.

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Woman dies after car crashes into 22 vehicles on garage forecourt

The crash took place on the A390 last night. Credit: ITV News

A woman has died following a crash on the A390 at Hewas Water, St Austell, last night.

Emergency services were called just after 9.45pm on Sunday 25 June a collision involving a black Vauxhall Vectra Saloon car.

As a result the passenger in the car, a woman in her forties, was pronounced dead at the scene. The male driver was taken to Treliske Hospital where he remains with serious injuries.

The car was travelling from St Austell towards Truro and left the road before colliding with 22 parked cars parked on the garage forecourt of Andrew Toms Cars.

The road was closed for eight hours while officers carried out an examination of the scene.

Police are appealing for witnesses and want to speak to anyone who witnessed the manner of driving of a black coloured Vauxhall Vectra in the Hewas Water area that evening or anyone who stopped at the scene.

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