- ITV Report
A security team has arrived at a beach in Devon to guard an eighteen metre-long dead whale. The giant mammal was beached at low tide at Langstone Cliff near Dawlish. It could take up to 48 hours to remove.
One lane is closed and traffic is slow due to a broken down vehicle on the Eastbound M4 between J22 for the M49 and J21 for the M48.
Police are on the scene and recovery is underway.
A former serviceman from Cheltenham has set off on his quest to become the first person to swim the Atlantic Ocean.
Ben Hooper is leaving for Senegal, which will be the starting point in November for his 2,000 mile challenge.
It should take 140 days, swimming around 10 hours a day, to cross from Africa to Brazil. He's raising money for a number of charities.
You can follow updates of his progress on his blog.
Fallen power cables have caused major congestion on the A35 in Devon.
Cars are queueing between Charmouth and Axminster as the debris is cleared off the road.
Drivers are being urged to avoid the area.