A Flybe pilot has been arrested on suspicion of being over the alcohol limit. The pilot, from Crediton in Devon, was due to fly from Newquay Airport in Cornwall to London Gatwick on Wednesday morning (29 October) when he was held.
The man in charge of statistics at the Marine Management Organisation has been defending his organisation over claims it's putting north Devon fishermen out of business.
The MMO has imposed a ban on catching skate and rays - which make up nearly three quarters of the normal catch in the Bristol channel - until the end of the year.
Kevin Williamson says it has no choice because the national allocation for England - known as quota - has been used up, and there would be penalties for exceeding it:
A Devon MP has today demanded an inquiry into the body that regulates fishing quotas.
Geoffrey Cox is accusing the Marine Maritime Organisation of incompetence and says the way it records fish stocks is a joke.
He's been speaking after the sudden ban on landing skate and ray, which make up 70% of the catch off north Devon. The industry there has now collapsed.
It's the trip of a lifetime for children with serious illnesses and disabilities - every year the charity Dreamflight takes nearly 200 youngsters to Orlando in Florida, where they visit theme parks and go swimming with dolphins. Among them are children from Dorset and Somerset.
Forget VIPs, they're known as VICs - 'Very Important Children'. Our reporter Lauren Hall went with them to find out how they got on.
A charity has called for greater protection for birds of prey today after publishing new statistics which show more of them than ever are being shot or poisoned.
The RSPB says more action needs to be taken on people who are killing them to protect birds that are bred for game.
Eagle-eyed cameraman Matt Mulcrone spotted a shark-like fish in the background of a shot while interviewing a diver by the breakwater in Brixham.
He thought it was a dogfish. The diver, Ian Russell from Bristol, followed it and was able to pick it up. He identified it as a rare blue shark and told ITV News West Country he was thrilled as he had never seen anything like it in 12 years of diving off the South Devon coast.
He immediately returned it to the water and encouraged it to swim away.
Passengers arriving at Newquay Airport in Cornwall today have been reacting to the news that a pilot from Devon was arrested on suspicion of being over the alcohol limit while preparing to fly.
A 48 year old man, from Copplestone, near Crediton, Devon, was arrested on suspicion of over the prescribed limit for carrying out duties to prepare to fly yesterday (29 October). He has since been bailed until 8 December.