Our Political Correspondent reflects on a day in which he (and other members of the media) came close to tennis star Andy Murray
The Conservatives remain in control in Dorset despite some success for UKIP
There are calls for Councillor Collin Brewer to resign after he said that disabled children should be put down.
Two councils in Somerset are to merge management to save money.
At separate meetings tonight, West Somerset District Council based in Williton and Taunton Deane Borough Council voted in favour of the deal which will see savings of almost £2m a year.
Opponents fear it'll mean dozens of job cuts.
Greenpeace has released video footage of the moment it claims armed Russian forces landed on their ship Arctic Sunrise and arrested the crew, lncluding three people from Devon.
Journalist Kieron Bryan, maritime engineer Iain Rogers and Alexandra Harris from Devon, are among thirty people still being held since their arrest in September.
He was one of the most recognised politicians of the modern era, and today Michael Heseltine was in Cornwall telling business and political leaders they alone should shape the future of the county.
Lord Heseltine was on a visit to Pendennis shipyard in Falmouth. And his message was that THEY were the people best placed to make the Cornish economy a success. Our Business Correspondent Seth Conway reports.
Russian authorities say they will press additional charges against several Greenpeace activists being held over a protest at the country's first offshore Arctic oil rig.
Three of the 30 in Russian custody, Alex Harris, Kieron Bryan and Iain Rogers, are from Devon, and are charged with hooliganism.
It's reported some activists will now face additional charges of resisting law officers, which would carry a maximum five year prison sentence.
Russian investigators initially charged the activists with piracy.
They later changed the charge to hooliganism which has a maximum jail sentence of seven years.
David Cameron today called the charges "excessive" and urged president Vladimir Putin to make sure they can come home.
Lord Heseltine has been in Cornwall today telling business and political leaders they alone should shape the future for the county.
At a visit to Pendennis shipyard in Falmouth where he meet the yard's apprentices, the former Conservative Deputy Prime Minister, said it's not the job of Government to instruct Cornwall.
A Somerset MP has expressed his frustration at what he feels is a lack of investment in road and rail links to the West Country.
David Heath, MP for Somerton and Frome, jokingly asked for a debate in Parliament to help the Department of Transport understand where the region is.
Lord Heseltine is due in Cornwall to look at economic regeneration in action. The former deputy Prime Minister is visiting Pendennis Shipyard in Falmouth which is undergoing a £24 million expansion.
He'll meet apprentices and talk to business leaders. Then he's off to Falmouth University, and finally Truro College where he'll deliver a lunchtime speech.
Families of the Greenpeace detainees are waiting to find out when their relatives will be moved to a prison in St Petersburg.
Three of the 30 people held are from Devon.
They'll next appear in court at the end of November, but It's still not clear whether the charge of piracy will be dropped.
The families will meet again at the Foreign Office on Monday.
The families of three people from Devon being held in Russia over a Greenpeace protest say they remain worried for their loved ones after charges of piracy have been reduced to hooliganism.
Although these new charges carry a lesser sentence, they could still be facing significant time in prison.
Richard Lawrence reports.
The family of one of the Devon activists jailed in Russia have today said they are not satisfied with the news the authorities have dropped piracy charges.
Yesterday relatives listened as Torridge and West Devon MP Geoffrey Cox began a debate about the whole affair after promising he would do all he could to help.
Russell Bryan wants his brother Kieron released with no charge.