feminists should be allowed to say that they find the #niqab deeply offensive without being accused of being bigoted or islamophobic,
The niqab should be banned within schools & colleges; how on earth do they promote equality when they collude with making women invisible?
The niqab won't be banned in the UK because too many politicians will hide behind freedom; hiding women away is a perversion of freedom
The Totnes MP Sarah Wollaston says Islamic veils are an 'intolerable subjugation of women which should not be allowed to masquerade as freedom.'
Sarah Wollaston MP (Con, Totnes, Brixham and South Hams) says the niqab (a full-face Islamic veil) should be banned in schools and colleges. A Birmingham college last week reversed a decision to ban the garment on security grounds. Read more about that decision here.
Devon families have a new open space to get outdoors in the West Country.
The Brixham Family Group has transformed a garden on land adjoining Indigo's Go Wild and Chestnut Childrens' Centre.
It recently held its Playday Playful Paws Fun day to officially open the park.
You can find out more about the Brixham Family Group by visiting their Facebook page.
It's the second day of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall's annual visit to the West Country.
The royal couple are in Brixham today. His Royal Highness went on board a modern day trawler, where the fishermen said they were impressed by the amount the Prince seemed to know about their industry:
Prince Charles and Camilla are continuing their tour of Devon and Cornwall, visiting members of the fishing community in Brixham.
Television presenter Fern Britton has appealed for help to find her engagement ring after leaving it in a Brixham toilet.
Former This Morning host Fern was filming Antiques Road Trip on Tuesday when she lost the ring, which was given to her from chef husband Phil Vickery. She last remembers seeing it in the bathrooms at Saxty's restaurant in Quay Street.
It is described as white metal with a single diamond, and two little bumps inside the band to stop it from spinning on my finger.
Find out more here.
Thousands of properties around Brixham were left without electricity this afternoon after contractors cut through high-voltage cables.
9,500 homes and businesses lost supplies at around 3.30pm. Western Power Distribution said it restored electricity to all but 31 addresses by 5pm.
Generators are being brought in to provide emergency back-up.
A spokesman said they were still to find the exact location of the fault, but it's believed to be in the Laywell area.
No-one was hurt when the 11,000 volt cable was cut by contractors.
People in Brixham will get the chance to have their say on the future of the area tonight at a special meeting. The aim is to produce a plan that will encourage the town to develop, whilst retaining its unspoilt character.