Children from schools across Devon and Cornwall have been enjoying a taste of Victorian life at the home of the Earl & Countess of Devon
Christmas anti-drink drive campaign in Devon and Cornwall is helped by a convicted student talking about his experience
The service from Newquay to Gatwick has now been guaranteed for at least another four years
A Cornish entrepreneur is at Downing Street today. Jodine Boothby is taking part in an event in London which celebrates the contribution small and independent businesses make.
Christmas shoppers across the country are being urged to show their support by visiting a local business tomorrow - on what is likely to be one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
The Prime Minister has just returned from a trade visit to China - and some of the region's businesses were with him on the trip.
As well as hoping to increase their own trade overseas, it was a chance for them to encourage other firms in the region to export to China.
Our business correspondent Seth Conway reports:
The A30 Westbound blocked with queueing traffic aftern an accident near the B3309 at Rospeath Lane
An angler rescued last night off The Lizard, Cornwall, has died. The man is understood to be in his sixties and was from a small village in the Lizard peninsula.
– Devon and Cornwall Police
This is being treated as an unexplained death. Police will now carry out enquiries to fully understand the circumstances of the death, though it’s not being treated as a suspicious incident at this time. A report will then be produced for the coroner. Our thoughts are with the family and small community of the deceased at this clearly very difficult time.
A fisherman has been flown to hospital after been rescued from the sea off the Cornish coast.
Falmouth coastguards received a distress call around 7pm. A man had fallen from his 13ft boat. The Lizard lifeboat and a Triad survey vessel were launched.
Crews located the man in the water wearing an inflated lifejacket. He was flown by helicopter to the Royal Cornwall Hospital. His condition is unknown.
Children from schools across Devon and Cornwall have been enjoying a taste of Victorian life at Powderham Castle near Exeter.
The 600 year old estate is the family home of the Earl & Countess of Devon.
Youngsters have been trying their hand at carpet beating, boot polishing and cooking.
The Duke of York is in Cornwall this afternoon. He'll tour Tremough Innovation Centre at Penryn to meet a number of young companies based there to find out more about how the centre is helping them to grow and expand.
It will be his second visit to the region in just over a month. He was recently at the University of Plymouth.
An man has died in a crash on the A30 near Launceston.
The man, described as elderly and from the Hampshire area was driving towards Bodmin when he collided with a tractor towing a trailer yesterday evening.
The A30 had to be closed for several hours for accident investigation work. Devon and Cornwall Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash to get in touch.
The A30 in both directions closed and there is heavy traffic in the area after a serious accident.
The road is closed between A395 (Kennards House) and A38 Launceston Road (Callywith, Bodmin).