Two employees have been seriously injured after a steel rack collapsed at the ship repair company A&P Falmouth this morning. They have been airlifted to the Royal Cornwall Hospital at Treliske.
The company says it will be carrying out a full investigation.
Up to 250 jobs could be created in Cornwall after meat processing firm Tulip confirmed a £16 million investment in the county. The money will be used to expand facilities at the company's sites in Bugle and Redruth. The scheme is part-funded by a £4.8 million government grant.
Saltash is the first town in Cornwall to benefit from mobile internet speeds five times faster than 3G
It's one of 21 towns across the country to have 4G switched on today. It's hoped the arrival of 4G will make Cornwall one of the best connected areas in the Britain.
There are 40 miles of stop-start queues on the M5 southbound, between junctions 14 (Thornbury) and 23 (Bridgwater North). Travel time between the two is 120 minutes. There are no accidents; congestion is due to the sheer volume of holiday traffic.
It's promising to be one of the busiest weekends of the year on the region's roads, as the school summer holidays get underway. Industry leaders say they've seen a drop in bookings over the last couple of months compared to previous years but they're hoping sunny summer weather will help boost bookings.
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A huge under sea cable is being laid to give the Isles of Scilly superfast broadband.
Engineers are using a ship moored off St Mary's to bring a 60 kilometre cable to the shore. It'll be connected to a high speed line that runs from Cornwall to Spain deep under the sea. It'll mean islanders have much faster internet access.
Somerset's tourism industry says its still feeling the effects of the winter floods.
Some businesses are reporting a 25% drop in trade compared to last year. They say images of the flooded Levels put people off when they were booking their summer break.
Exeter-based airline Flybe is to resume daily flights to Newcastle just months after the route was axed.The service will run from October - at the same time Flybe starts its new daily flights to London City Airport.
There are calls for school holidays to be staggered to help cut the cost of a summer break and boost tourism in the West Country. Leading figures in the trade say a longer season would cut traffic jams while boosting visitor numbers.