A man is due before magistrates this morning, charged in connection with an attempted armed raid on a jewellery shop in Barnstaple.
18-year-old Benjamin Barton from Bideford has been charged with attempted armed robbery and possession of an imitation firearm in connection with a raid at Coopers Jewellery on 28 May.
The heatwave has led to a surge in last minute visitors looking for holidays in the South West.
An independent tourism website promoting Devon has seen visitors increase by 27% in June, compared to the previous month. It appears many of us are looking to enjoy a last-minute staycation this summer.
A teenager from Devon who bragged to newspapers about turning £2,000 into a £21 million fortune has admitted six charges of fraud.
18-year-old Sam Cook from Lewdown pretended to be a wealthy investor and put other people's money into stocks and shares - swindling more than £100,000 from his victims. He is due to appear for sentencing at Plymouth Crown Court on July 31st.
A humpback whale was spotted making a splash just off the coast of Dartmouth, in Devon.
Pete Green of Halcyon Yachts was astonished to see it - and captured the moment in this lovely little clip.
The South West will experience the hottest day of the year so far today, with temperatures above 30 C expected in some areas.
The Met Office have released a Level Two heatwave warning - but say the warm weather isn't unusual for the time of year, and will last for over a week.