The mother of a teenager from North Devon who died after contracting the human form of mad cow disease welcomes a new government report.
Eve Hazelton will be wearing a different costume everyday for the next year to raise money for charity.
A researcher at the University of Exeter has asked people to write postcards to First World War soldiers 100 years ago.
The mother of a girl from North Devon who died after being treated for the human form of mad cow disease has welcomed a new report criticising the Government's approach to variant CJD. Annie McVey's daughter Claire died at the age of fifteen. A report by a committee of MPs says there is still a risk of the disease being transmitted by blood transfusion and during surgery and warns the Government has developed a casual attitude to the illness.
A former nuclear bunker from the Cold War will go on auction in Cornwall today. Hope Cove Bunker on the outskirts of Salcombe was built after the Second World War in the event of strikes from the Soviet bloc. It has over 56 rooms on two floors and has a guide line price of £300,000-£400,000.
Plymouth swimmer Ben Proud's family have spoken exclusively to ITV Westcountry of their pride at his ground-breaking gold medal. The 19 year-old became England's first gold medal winner in the pool on Friday night, setting a new Commonwealth and British record. Later, Proud collected bronze in the 100 metre freestyle relay.
A second gold at these Commonwealths is well within Ben's sights now after he qualified third fastest for the 50 metre freestyle final tomorrow.
His mum Sally and big brother Oliver talk below about how proud they are:
Christopher Copeland from Devon has been told he faces a long prison sentence after defrauding the charity Help for Heroes out of £300,000. DCI Mike Robison from Devon and Cornwall Police spoke to ITV Westcountry outside court today and told us it was one of the charity collectors Copeland was using that became alerted the police.
– DCI Mike Robison
"He used a lot of charity collectors who went all over the country using military vehicles that were liveried with the Heroes livery on them. And the public, seeing these types of vehicles, would have quite legitimately given their money believing it was going to the charity when actually it didn't."
A grandfather from Devon found his missing watch after he heard the alarm going off inside his dog.
Minibus driver Terry Morgan, 66, from Cockwood in Devon heard the ringing sound coming from the stomach of his Newfoundland Charlie.
The dog would have had to undergo an expensive emergency operation, but fortunately he eventually vomited the watch out.
– Terry Morgan, dog owner
The watch was set to go off at 10:55pm to remind me to call last orders. I rushed him to the vet for an emergency operation and was a bit ticked off because that would have cost me about £1,000. But when Charlie saw the anaesthetic needle he howled with fright and coughed the watch up.
The police today warned of the dangers of gathering at so called car cruising events after 17 teenagers were hurt, one of them seriously, when a car ploughed into them in a car park in Plymouth.