A Cornish navy ship will be deployed to help tackle the migrant crisis in the Aegean Sea.
RFA Mounts Bay, and a Wildcat helicopter, will be sent to the stretch of water between Turkey and Greece, to help stem the flow of migrants making the perilous journey.
It will be joined by three Border Force boats.
The navy ship, which is based in Falmouth, will help identify smugglers taking migrants to Greece - passing the information to the Turkish coastguard.
This migration crisis is the greatest challenge facing Europe today. Britain has not faced anywhere near the scale of migrants coming to Europe as other countries because we are out of Schengen and retain control of our borders. But where we can help, we should.
An historic map of Falmouth that had been missing for 100 years has finally resurfaced.Read the full story ›
A brand new device designed to harness the power of the sea arrives in Falmouth today.Read the full story ›
A man has died onboard a ferry in Falmouth.
Emergency services were called to Queen Elizabeth Dock at 11.25 am on Monday following concerns for a man onboard the Irish Ferries.
Officers found the man, in his 40s, who had sustained serious injuries, but he later died onboard.
Police say his death is being treated as unexplained.
The driver of a car in which a 16-year-old girl was killed has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
Sophie Taylor from Falmouth was a rear seat passenger in a car which overturned after hitting a verge at Castle Drive near Pendennis Point, it happened at 01:50am on Sunday 3 January.
The unnamed 18-year-old man was driving and has been arrested and bailed.
Train services in Cornwall are disrupted due to a vehicle blocking the railway line.
There are delays of up to 30 minutes on Great Western Railway between Penzance and Par and no service on Great Western Railway between Truro and Falmouth Docks.
Tickets being accepted on local bus routes.
Memorials have been unveiled in Falmouth for hugely popular local police officer Andy Hocking, who died suddenly in March.
It is that hoped PC Hocking's boot prints will act as a permanent reminder of the much-loved officer to the people of Falmouth.
Thousands of people joined a march in PC Hocking's honour after his sudden death.
A jury has returned an open verdict into the death of Robert Geach.
He was pulled from a filtration tank at South West Water's sewage treatment works in Falmouth two years ago.
The 54 year old, who worked for the water company, was found inside the tank in December 2013.
South West Water has said that since the father-of-two's death they have made safety changes.
Today is the final day of the inquest into the death of Robert Geach from Falmouth who fell into a filtration tank in December 2013.Read the full story ›
Thousands of sea-food lovers descended on Falmouth for this year's Oyster Festival which marks the beginning of the oyster dredging season.Read the full story ›