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Marine instructor fined for bullying

A Royal Marine drill instructor has been fined £1,750.00 and given a severe reprimand for bullying recruits at the Commando Training Center in Lympstone

Corporal Peter Clark avoided a jail sentence after pleading guilty at Portsmouth Naval Base court martial centre to three offences of ill-treating subordinates.The offences took place in May and June last year.

Marine Commandos train at the Commando Training Centre in Lympstone Credit: PA

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Body recovered from sea

Police in Devon are trying to identify a body recovered from the sea between Exmouth and Lympstone. It's said to be that of a white man aged in his 50s or 60s, 6ft tall, of medium to stocky build with short grey hair.

The man was wearing denim jeans, black trainers and a black t-shirt. Police are asking the public to look out for a car that may have been abandoned in the area. They're not treating the death as suspicious.

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