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North Devon musician turns to crowd-funding after his music was stolen

An unsigned North Devon musician who had his music stolen and shared on the internet for free is now turning to crowd-funding to help him produce his next album.

Jim Jones sang live on a national radio show but then discovered his second album on a file sharing website.

The North Devon musician has turned to his listeners to help fund his next project

There was a pirate site already with my album up sharing my music for free and I thought how does that work, you know?

How can they feel good about that knowing that I'm not a signed artist. I'm going on there as an unsigned talent and felt like it was just a bit strange to see that really.

– Jim Jones

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Broadchurch will return for a third series

ITV have commissioned a new series of the drama Credit: ITV News

David Tennant and Olivia Colman will return for a third series in the award winning and critically acclaimed drama Broadchurch.

We’ve been overwhelmed that nine million people every week have continued to join us on the twists and turns of Broadchurch. This third chapter has been a glint in my eye for a long time and I’m thrilled to be writing these characters once again.

– Chris Chibnall, Creator & Writer

Wurzels rework hit song for farm safety campaign

The Wurzels have reworked their hit song "Combine Harvester" to raise awareness of farm safety Credit: Yellow Wellies UK

Somerset band The Wurzels have released a new version of their classic 'Combine Harvester' song.

It's part of a new campaign by the National Farmers Union to reduce death and injury in the workplace. The agricultural industry is the UK's most dangerous occupation - figures from the Health and Safety Executive show 27 people died in farm accidents in the year to April 2014.

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12th Oscar nomination for Shawshank cinematographer from Devon

Roger Deakins and his wife Isabella at last year's Oscars. Credit: Ian West/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Will this finally be the year for Torquay-born cinematographer and Hollywood stalwart Roger Deakins?

Mr Deakins has bagged his 12th Oscar nomination for his work on the Angelina Jolie film Unbroken.

Despite a dozen nominations for work on classics like The Shawshank Redemption and the Coen Brothers' Fargo, the Torquay Boys' Grammar old boy has never won the coveted prize.

Unbroken is a World War II drama based on a true story.

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Broadchurch creator on the success of his series

Over 7.5 million people tuned in last night to watch the return of Broadchurch on ITV.

The series is shot with the stunning backdrop of the Dorset coast, and the court scenes were filmed at Exeter University.

ITV News West Country presenter Ian Axton had a small cameo role in last night's episode. Ian has been to West Bay to meet Chris Chibnall, the man who created Britain's most successful crime drama. We get his reaction to the episode and ask him if he's planning a third series:

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