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Craig David says sorry for missing Boardmasters set

Craig David has apologised to his fans for missing his slot at Newquay's Boardmasters, after his flight to Cornwall was cancelled.

The popstar, who was due to perform at the festival on Saturday night, said he was 'gutted' to miss it, adding that it was the first gig he had missed in 15 years.

Forensic examination begins after human remains discovered

Police say it may take some time for forensic examination to identify the remains. Credit: PA

Police are investigating after human remains were found in Cornwall.

Officers were called to the area of Tregurrian, Newquay on August 11 - an investigation is underway to confirm the identity of the deceased and establish the circumstances of the death.

Police say it may take some time for forensic examination to establish the identity.

The next of kin of Chad Gibson, who has been missing from Newquay since December 2015 have been informed of the discovery.

If anyone has any information that may assist in the investigation, please contact police:

  • email
  • call 101, quoting log 680 of 11 August 2016

Angler dies after being pulled from the sea off Newquay

The alarm was raised when the angler didn't come back to camp Credit: ITV News

An angler on holiday in Cornwall has died after being pulled from the sea.

His family raised the alarm after he failed to return to his campsite on Thursday evening. Just after midnight an RNLI lifeboat pulled him from the water near Newquay.

Newquay's two inshore lifeboats were launched and the RNLI crews searched the coast between Porth Joke and Crantock, alongside the Coastguard rescue helicopter, police and coastguard rescue team.


He was flown by coastguard helicopter to a Truro hospital where he later died.

His family has been told and police are investigating.


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