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Heavy metal hens lay super-sized eggs!

A mother from Cornwall has raised a brood of rock chicks - but these are hens which lay super-sized eggs when they listen to heavy metal!

Anne-Marie Bradshaw, who keeps the hens on an allotment in Newquay, says the eggs have almost doubled in size since she first took a radio into the coop.

The hens even have a favourite track - Ace of Spades by Motorhead.

Our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy reports:


Plymouth woman found unconscious in Cyprus dies

Pauline Pidcock. Credit: Family

A woman from Plymouth who was found unconscious after going missing in Cyprus has died.

64-year-old Pauline Pidcock from Tamerton Foliot disappeared during an excursion on the island last Wednesday.

After a major search, she was found on Sunday morning down an embankment. Her family say she died in Limassol General Hospital at about 5.30am this morning.

The cause of death is unknown at this time.


Cornwall beat Hertfordshire 25 - 18

Rugby results Credit: ITV News West Country

Rugby now, and Cornwall have beaten Hertfordshire in the County Championship.

The win at Redruth means they top the Division One South table, and reach the final at Twickenham for the third year running. The final score was 25 - 18 to Cornwall. They'll be playing Lancashire in the final next Sunday - kick off is at midday.

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