Pooches predict World Cup winners

A team of canine football lovers in Cornwall are picking out their World Cup predictions by following their noses.

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The sun brings everyone out - even the wildlife

This lizard was spotted lapping up the sunshine on a cliff in West Cornwall Credit: James Kitto

There's nothing like a bit of sun this bank holiday weekend to bring us out to soak up a few rays. One of our viewers, James Kitto came across this common lizard basking in the sunshine on a cliff in West Cornwall.

We'd love to see your holiday and weather pics - don't forget to grab your cameras and smart phones along with your sunnies and sun cream. You can email them to westcountry@itv.com or post them on our Facebook page.

92 clubs in just 92 hours

A group of football fans are touring all 92 league clubs in the country in just 92 hours.

They set off from Plymouth Argyle's Home Park stadium this morning, and have already visited Torquay United, Exeter City and Yeovil Town.

They're raising money and awareness for an ME charity. Catherine Harley is one of the group, and she's a Yeovil Town fan:

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Sextuplets born to sheep in Dorset

This sheep at Colesmoor Farm in Dorset is the proud mother of sextuplets Credit: Farm Stay UK

A rare set of sextuplet lambs have been born at a farm in Toller Porcorum near Dorchester. They arrived last week are still thriving.

Rorie Geddes, the owner of Colesmoor Farm, says, "Although we have lots of triplets and quadruplets and the occasional quintuplet from our 300 ewes, we have never heard of a commercial ewe having six good lambs. Mum to the six healthy lambs is a five year old Roussin cross Mule ewe.

"She had been scanned to have five lambs so it was a nice surprise for Emily, our night time lamber, when a sixth turned up. She will probably rear three of them and the other three will join our other orphan lambs.”

The not so little lamb who gave a farmer a big shock

Spring has indeed sprung because the cute little lambs are beginning to appear in the fields across the West Country.

And sometimes not so little...

Now farmer's always hope for deliveries without complications. But one farmer from Somerset got a bit of a shock when out popped a lamb weighing a whopping 22 pounds. Three times the size of your average newborn. Duncan Sleightholme reports.

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Rugby fan flattened by star after pitch invasion

An Exeter Chiefs fan got more than he bargained for when he ran onto the pitch to celebrate a last minute try.

Chris Kellow, who's from Cornwall, invaded the pitch during the Chiefs' game against Gloucester at the weekend, but got a frosty welcome from Fly Half Freddie Burns, who dumped him to the ground. The celebration proved premature, as Gloucester went on to win the match!

Thousands turn out to see Mary Berry in Exeter

by Seth Conway

Interest in baking has probably never been higher with television shows making celebrities out of bakers and many of us putting on the apron and whipping up a Victoria Sponge.

Exeter is staging its own Big Cake Show at Westpoint over the weekend and today it was sold out with thousands of budding bakers eager to see the 'Queen of Cooking' Mary Berry.

Huge crowds at the Big Cake Show in Exeter

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The Queen of cookery Mary Berry makes a cake live at #bigcakeshow in front of huge crowds at Exeter. http://t.co/Af8ujJdjHE

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