A fly believed to be extinct for 150 years has been found in Devon.
The insect, Rhaphium pectinatum, has been recorded only once in the UK before in 1868. It was discovered alive and well and living on Devon Wildlife Trust’s Old Sludge beds nature reserve, near Exeter.
Some people may think the only good fly is a dead one but they are important they are for food for other creatures, pollination... and recycling waste.
Devon and Cornwall Police have reported that the roads around Helston and West Cornwall are particularly busy today due to Culdrose Air Day.
They are urging drivers to be patient when travelling in the area.
Plymouth diver Tom Daley has scooped a gold medal in the team event at the World Aquatics Championships.
He was competing alongside fellow British diver Rebecca Gallantree in Russia.
Daley's fourth dive scored a near perfect ten with most of the judges.
It's the first time Britain have claimed two medals at a World diving championship event.
Thousands of people are expected at RNAS Culdrose in Helston today for the annual air day.
The Royal Navy base is home to a variety of military aircraft, including Merlin and Sea King helicopters.
There will also be displays from wing-walkers and Italy's version of the Red Arrows.
Gates open at 9am to the public.
The fate of the Stadium for Cornwall could be decided at a council meeting later today.
Planners are being recommended to turn down an application for a supermarket on the site at Threemilestone near Truro, which developers say is needed to finance the stadium.
A decision was deferred in March to allow further work to be carried out on the application.
The 6,000-seat stadium would be the new home of the Cornish Pirates.
An application to cull badgers in Dorset has been submitted to Natural England.
A number of farmers hope to obtain a licence to kill the animals, which are thought to infect cattle with Bovine TB.
Similar culls in Somerset and Gloucestershire proved controversial, and failed to meet their targets.
Earlier this week, volunteers in the county were given a grant by a wildlife charity to continue their programme of vaccinating badgers against the disease.