A man has died after a diving accident in Cornwall.
The 63 year-old was with friends but got into difficulty off Trevose Head near Padstow yesterday afternoon (Sunday).
He was pulled out of the water and airlifted to the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, where he was pronounced dead. Police are investigating.
A woman who lost her husband and daughter in a speedboat accident in Cornwall has started a charity cycle ride through the county today.
Victoria Milligan, who lost a leg in the accident, is raising money for the Cornwall Air Ambulance and the RNLI.
She and her family were on holiday in Padstow when they were thrown from their boat in May last year.
Her husband, Nick Milligan, 51, and their daughter Emily, eight, died in the incident. An investigation had found that the lack of the use of the boat's kill cord was part of the reason for the accident.
Mrs Milligan, from Wandsworth, south-west London, has urged other boat users to be vigilant with safety and wear a "kill cord" at all times.
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Thousands of people are parading through the streets of Padstow today for the annual Obby Oss celebration.
Local school children practise for weeks before taking part in the May Day procession. Several traditional Osses make their way through the streets accompanied by live music and dancing.
Sam Brereton and Evie Dungey from Padstow Primary School told why they enjoy taking part:
A remarkable conseqence of the recent stormy weather is the uncovering on a Cornish beach of the wreck of a German ship that sank during the first world war.
Up to now it has been mainly hidden from view, but the recent storms stripped a metre of sand from Booby's Bay near Padstow to reveal the wreck of the SV Carl.
Flooding Minister Dan Rogerson has met with residents in Trevone near Padstow. The village has been badly damaged by the storms.Read the full story ›
Six fisherman have been rescued off the Cornish coast in a joint operation involving the Padstow lifeboat and a helicopter from RNAS Culdrose. The crew of the French trawler took to survival suits and abandoned ship yesterday when their vessel was struck by huge waves in gale force winds.
Five of the crew were plucked from the water by the Royal Navy rescue helicopter and the skipper was picked up by the RNLI lifeboat from Padstow. All six crew were brought ashore.
Padstow lifeboat 2nd Coxswain Richard Pitman said, "A great deal of credit must go the winchman on the helicopter. The heavy sea conditions made his job very difficult as he was dragged in and out of the water with the rise and fall of the sea.
"The conditions were challenging and it was a difficult rescue for all involved, we are pleased to have been able to assist."
A report into a speedboat accident off Padstow has revealed that a father and daughter died after he tried to make a fast turn.Read the full story ›
A father and daughter were killed by their out-of-control speedboat in Cornwall after he took over the steering, investigators found.Read the full story ›