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September Festival starts today in St Ives

The St Ives September Festival has more than 300 events. Credit: ITV News West Country

The St Ives September Festival starts today, providing a welcome late season boost for the town.

More than three hundred events will take place over the next fortnight.

They'll include music, exhibitions, walks, films, and stories and poetry.

The festival has been running since 1978.

Tall Ships Regatta sails into Falmouth

More than 40 tall ships are taking part in Falmouth. Credit: ITV News West Country

The Tall Ships Regatta begins in Falmouth today.

More than 40 sail training vessels from around the world, including 12 of the magnificent and mighty square-rigged tall Ships will be open to the public to explore and learn about.

They'll leave Falmouth Bay on Sunday in a spectacular Parade of Sail.


David Cameron spends weekend in Cornwall

David Cameron spends weekend in Cornwall

David Cameron has spent the weekend in Cornwall, despite criticism for resuming his holiday at a time of crisis. The Prime Minister - seen here surfing at Polzeath beach - went back to Downing Street following the execution of US journalist James Foley. B - only to return to the duchy the next day.

Downing Street statement on PM's early return to work

If true, the brutal murder of James Foley is shocking and depraved.

The Prime Minister is returning to Downing Street this morning. He will meet with the Foreign Secretary and senior officials from the Home Office, Foreign Office and the agencies to discuss the situation in Iraq and Syria and the threat posed by ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) terrorists.

– Downing Street statement

The Prime Minister's family holiday to Polzeath lasted just over a day.

Read more: David Cameron cuts short his family holiday


Boscastle Buoys mark flood anniversary

Events have been held in the village of Boscastle in Cornwall marking 10 years since parts were swept away by floods.

The Boscastle Buoys performed on the Harbour earlier to mark the anniversary.

Homes and businesses were destroyed and 100 people had to be rescued as a month's rain fell in just two hours, with the images being shown around the world.

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