Police are investigating after a man's body was found in a green dinghy adrift off the coast of Falmouth.
They were called to the Prince of Wales pier just after 7am this morning ( March 19th) and were aided by the coast guard.
A 44 year old local man was found dead. Police say his death is not thought to be suspicious.
Next of kin have been informed.
Dramatic footage shows the moment two people were rescued after being cut off by the tide in North Cornwall.Read the full story ›
A major search operation has been launched for a junior doctor who has gone missing.
Dr Rose Polge, 25, who works at Torbay Hospital in Torquay, Devon, has not been seen since Friday.
Police and coastguard have been searching for Dr Polge after her car was discovered in a car park near Ansteys Cove.
Officers, HM Coastguard and local rescue groups were currently looking for Dr Polge. We are searching the Torquay coastal area around Ansteys Cove trying to find her.
We are aware that one of our junior doctors is missing. Our thoughts are with her family and loved ones at this very distressing time. We will do whatever we can to support the authorities investigating her disappearance and searching for her, as well as providing support to her colleagues, who are anxious for her wellbeing.
A man is missing after being swept out to sea in while scattering ashes in North Cornwall.
51 year old Shane Galliers was last seen at Trebarwith Strand. Two other members of the group that he was with went into the sea in an attempt to rescue him but were unsuccessful.
Falmouth Coastguard is coordinating the search for Shane. A search and rescue helicopter from RAF Chivenor was called. Two coastguard rescue teams from Boscastle and Port Isaac began a shoreline search, and the Padstow RNLI Lifeboat was requested to launch. The search will resume this morning.
We have now been searching for four hours and sadly the man has not been found yet. The helicopter and lifeboats have now completed their searches but the two coastguard rescue teams continue their search.
Conditions this evening have been unfavourable with gale force winds and rough seas.
An air and sea search of the River Helford near Falmouth overnight has so far failed to find a missing swimmer. The alarm was raised at 11.30 last night when the man, who's in his 20s, failed to return from a snorkelling expedition. Police and coastguard teams remain at the scene.
Coastguard centres in the region are constantly understaffed, according to campaigners. Coastguard SOS say that 20% of shifts at the Portland centre in Dorset didn't meet the minimum risk level of staff.
The group say that understaffing could put the public and sailors in danger.
The Falmouth Coastguard are attempting to rescue a 48ft yacht that's sinking 300 miles off the Cape Verde Islands.
The boat was on its way from the UK to the Caribbean.
Another yacht is helping get the four man crew to safety. The coastguard says there's no immediate danger.
It's been a busy summer for Cornwall's coastguards, but work doesn't slow down now the days are getting shorter.
Winter's long dark nights and stormy weather means there's just as many incidents to deal with around the coast.
The number of people volunteering to become coastguard rescue officers is on the up - but just who are they? Francesca Carpenter's been with them to find out.
A dog and its owner have been rescued from a cliff face in Dorset following a two-hour operation. Thirteen coastguard officers and a lifeboat crew were involved after the pair became stuck 60ft up rocks near West Bay.
A coastguard spokesman said it appeared the owner of the dog, a husky-alsatian cross, had attempted a lone rescue after his pet had gone missing the night before. Both were recovered safe and well after becoming entangled in undergrowth.
Exmouth Coastguard are warning that with deteriorating conditions, high winds and an incoming tide that people need be cautious on the seafront and in the docks.