The parents of two sisters who both contracted meningitis have welcomed news that a new vaccine will be available on the NHS this year.
Lydia Cross from Braunton lost both her legs to the disease and her sister Millie also became seriously ill at a young age. Their mother, Jodie, today said the vaccine was "way overdue" but they were "really pleased" that a deal had been agreed with drugs company GlaxoSmithKline.
England made light work of Lithuania at Wembley last night in their European Championships qualifier but now attention switches to Plymouth, where England under 20s take on the USA in an international at Home Park tomorrow afternoon. Matthias Kurth reports.
A conference in Plymouth today has been reinforcing a message from the government that we need to prepare for death. Bereavement can be made more traumatic when no-one really knows what the deceased would have wanted, as John Andrews reports:
Dog owners across the region have been taking their animals on group walks today.
It's to raise awareness of the need for people to get their pets micro chipped. They say increasing numbers of animals are being stolen.
Organiser Claire Chapman tells us more:
Devon and Cornwall Police has confirmed that it will pool resources with neighbouring Dorset in what is known as a "strategic alliance".
We spoke with the Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall Police, Tony Hogg, who explained what it means in practice:
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There are delays on trains between Exeter St Davids and Taunton.
It's due to a problem which is currently under investigation. At the moment there's no estimate for when a normal service will resume but delays are around 15 minutes.
The problem is affecting First Great Western and CrossCountry services.
A court has heard how foreign workers in Plymouth were made to work seven day weeks but never saw their wages.
Three women and two men from the Czech Republic are accused of trafficking for the purposes of exploitation.
Ruzena Tancosova, Petr Tancos, Nela Dzurkova, Martin Tancos and Katerina Kurejova deny two charges of conspiracy to traffick for the purposes of exploitation between January 2010 and September 2014. They lived in various addresses in Plymouth.
Martin Tancos and Ruzena Tancosova deny acting as a gangmaster between the same dates.
Tancosova and Petr Tancos also deny requiring a person to perform forced labour between March 2010 and 2014.
Today witness Josef Bukovinsky told Plymouth Crown court that one of his bosses Ruzena Tancosova gave him ten pounds every three months.
He told the court at one point he earned £270-320 for a six day week working 12 hour shifts in a local factory.
The trial continues.
How much of that did you get?
What would happen if you didn't go to work?
They threatened to me that they would beat me up and Petr would take me into his garage and beat me up with a baseball bat.