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Olympic yacht goes on display in Falmouth

A former olympic yacht is on display outside the Maritime Museum in Falmouth to celebrate this year's games in London. The Bluebottle is a Dragon class yacht and was made over 60 years ago. It won a bronze medal in the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne.

Olympic yacht goes on display in Falmouth Credit: ITV Westcountry

The museum has restored the wooden-built yacht and has decorated it with banners wishing good luck to Team GB. It will be on display outside the Maritime Museum during the Olympics and Paralympics.

Olympic torch arrest: Man due in court

A man arrested when the Olympic torch passed through Taunton is due to appear before magistrates in the town. Darren Cole is accused of making a bomb threat last week. It is alleged that he threatened to blow up his camper van near the procession route.

The alleged bomb threat is said to have taken place while the Olympic flame was passing through Taunton Credit: ITV Westcountry
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