A man is due before magistrates this morning, charged in connection with an attempted armed raid on a jewellery shop in Barnstaple.
18-year-old Benjamin Barton from Bideford has been charged with attempted armed robbery and possession of an imitation firearm in connection with a raid at Coopers Jewellery on 28 May.
A seven-year-old girl has died after collapsing at a school in North Cornwall.
It happened at Perranporth School yesterday lunchtime, 1 July. She was taken to Royal Cornwall Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Police are investigating but say her death is not suspicious.
Today's sports day has been cancelled but no reason has been given.
The heatwave has led to a surge in last minute visitors looking for holidays in the South West.
An independent tourism website promoting Devon has seen visitors increase by 27% in June, compared to the previous month. It appears many of us are looking to enjoy a last-minute staycation this summer.
A collection of Star Wars toys could sell for £50,000 in Dorset today.
Dukes Auctioneers are holding a special sale for a local man's collection, and interest is expected from around the world.
Items include some of the most sought after action figures, which could go for hundreds of pounds. The fan's entire collection is being sold.
A teenager from Devon who bragged to newspapers about turning £2,000 into a £21 million fortune has admitted six charges of fraud.
18-year-old Sam Cook from Lewdown pretended to be a wealthy investor and put other people's money into stocks and shares - swindling more than £100,000 from his victims. He is due to appear for sentencing at Plymouth Crown Court on July 31st.
There have been emotional scenes in a Cornish church today, as the town of Bodmin remembers a man killed in Tunisia saving his wife's life.
Stephen Mellor was killed on the beach as he shielded his wife Cheryl from the gunman. His body was returned to the UK today, while Cheryl is being treated for serious gunshot injuries in a British hospital.
A service for the couple is being held at St Petroc's Church this evening, but earlier children left handmade sympathy cards and tributes were paid by Revd. Canon Graham Minors, the Team Rector of Bodmin, and local MP Scott Mann. They spoke to Jacquie Bird.
A humpback whale was spotted making a splash just off the coast of Dartmouth, in Devon.
Pete Green of Halcyon Yachts was astonished to see it - and captured the moment in this lovely little clip.