A teenager drowning off the Cornish Coast was saved after he used his phone to post an SOS message on Facebook.
With no signal to dial 999, the quick-thinking 18-year-old managed to type "STRANDED" on Facebook to raise the alarm.
There are growing calls for school holidays to be staggered across Britain.
Devon and Cornwall Police will be reviewing whether any new evidence has emerged in their investigation in to the death of Alan Jeal.
His body was discovered on Perranporth beach back in February and a murder enquiry is now underway. Last night the case was featured on national television.
The last year has seen a record number of jellyfish on our shores, according to a survey by the marine conservation society. It seems if you're on a beach in the Westcountry these days, they're never far away. But why are there so many more of them and are they as dangerous as some people think?
A woman who's beaten ME is attempting to swim from Cornwall to the Isles of Scilly.
Beth French from Somerset has set off this lunchtime and is aiming to complete the swim in around twenty hours.
She trains by towing her 5-year-old son behind her in a dinghy.
She's raising money to help children with disabilities access sport.
Devon and Cornwall Police has been praised for its financial management.
In a report out today, Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary said it was 'making good progress' in delivering savings - despite already spending comparatively less than many other forces.
But it warns that the force needs to ensure that it still delivers a first rate service
Over 30 firefighters are tackling a large fire in a barn in St Mabyn, Cornwall. Members of the public are being advised to avoid the area.
Land's End Airport will remain closed until tomorrow at least, due to overrunning engineering works to harden the runway.
A field of poppies at the Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall have begun to bloom. They'll be the setting for an event marking the centenary of the First World War.
100:The Day Our World Changed will tell the story of the brave men who went to war and the families they left behind
Day three of the Royals tour of the South West has brought them to Jamie Oliver's restaurant Fifteen.
Today the couple will meet young chefs training at before heading to Watergate Bay, to meet members of Surf Action, a charity that supports military veterans and their families.
ITV West Country has been given unique access to the building of Cornwall's controversial waste incinerator. It's due to open in May 2026 on the outskirts of St.Dennis in mid Cornwall. Objectors who fought a long campaign to prevent it say they'll continue to fight it.
Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are in Cornwall for the final day of their three day tour of the West country today.
Yesterday amongst a host of engagements, Prince Charles visited Plymouth to celebrate the city's centenary.
Today the couple will meet young chefs training at Jamie Oliver's restaurant Fifteen and also at Watergate Bay, Surf Action, a charity that supports military veterans and their families.