A rare monkey from an endangered species has been born at Paignton Zoo.
The male cherry-crowned mangabey was born in the early hours of last Sunday, and has been seen spending time with his mother Kibibi, father Yengo and brother Kumba.
His species his native to tropical West Africa, where it lives in large groups of up to 25. Cherry-crowned mangabeys are endangered by deforestation and the bushmeat trade, but also live in protected areas, including the Omo Forest Reserve in Nigeria, where Paignton Zoo supports a conservation project.
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Devon and Somerset Fire & Rescue Service has come to the rescue of a three-year-old boy who got a toilet training seat stuck on his head.
One crew was called out to Richards Close in Exmouth this morning and released the child by cutting through the plastic seat with snippers.
The firefighters said the little boy, who had managed to ram the loo seat down past his ears, was a bit "perturbed" when they got there but was fine as soon as it was removed.
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A young man from Somerset will head off on an extraordinary challenge tomorrow.
Ed Pratt aims to ride round the world on a unicycle - something that's never been done before.
He's raising money for the School in a Bag charity which provides equipment for vulnerable children around the world. It could take two years to complete.
Ed says: "It's very do-able. You just get up, you cycle, you sleep and you just repeat that day after day. It's just doing it day after day is definitely going to be tough but I reckon I'll get into it and it'll work."
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An ancient Egyptian statue, that was nearly thrown away in a house clearance, goes under the hammer at an auction in Cornwall today.
The bronze bust of a cat, thought to date from the 26th dynasty is expected to reach more than £10,000 when it goes on sale in Penzance this morning.
Olympic diver Tom Daley is serving up a sweet treat for his fans as he is immortalised in batter for Pancake Day.
In a video, posted by Team GB, the athlete's face is piped on to a pan before more and more is added to create the 20-year-old's signature grin.
The flipping brilliant video has been retweeted and favourited by hundreds of fans on Twitter, including the subject of the art work himself.