The chaos of last year's Black Friday has not been repeated this year as shoppers across the region opt to buy online rather than in-store.Read the full story ›
A row about a colony of protected birds could ruin plans for a £10 million hotel on Drake's Island.
The area is home to a colony of Egrets - a white coloured bird similar to a heron.
A report to Plymouth City Council's planning committee has found the egrets would be disturbed if the hotel is built.
Councillors are expected to make a decision this afternoon.
A Cornish businessman wants to build the country's first pasty museum in Cornwall.Read the full story ›
West Country MPs will discuss the impact of changes to term-time holiday rules in Westminster today - after securing a special Parliamentary debate on the issue.
A report found that the introduction of fines for parents who take their children out of school during term-time has caused businesses to lose up to 30% of their income since 2013.
100,000 people from the region signed a petition against the law.
Camborne MP and Fisheries Minister George Eustice will be unveiling plans today to help fishermen prepare for the discard ban.
In January, it will be against the law for them to throw back species like haddock, sole and plaice. The plans include access to funding for new equipment, increased catches and more flexibility over quotas.
Dairy farmers are to lose an average of almost 3p per litre in the next year, according to a new report.
One of the reasons is lower feed prices. It comes after a spate of protest across the West by farmers during the summer.
More than a third of all visits to Cornwall have been triggered by television dramas like Doc Martin or Poldark.
The research by Visit Cornwall said the series had a significant influence on decisions to visit the county.
94% of those who took part in the survey said they wanted to visit the landscape and scenery showcased in the productions.
The construction of the first nuclear power plant in the UK for a generation moved a step closer today as fresh investment was announced.Read the full story ›
The price farmers are paid for milk is not expected to rise until the end of this year or early next, according to a government minister.
Cornwall's George Eustice was giving evidence to MPs after a summer of protests by dairy farmers over the price they get for their produce.
A petition calling for the introduction of a minimum price farmers get for their milk triggered this afternoon's one-off parliamentary session.
The farming minister will be quizzed on the dairy industry by MPs later this afternoon.
George Eustice is being brought before the Agricultural Select Committee where he'll be cross-examined on milk prices. The session will also hear evidence from the National Farmers Union and has been called after more than 50,000 signed a petition asking the Government to introduce a minimum price.