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The crew of the Plymouth-based submarine, HMS Torbay, have been granted the freedom of Torbay.
After an official service the submariners paraded through Torquay town centre, exercising their right to march through the borough bearing arms.
The final election result this evening was a victory for the Conservatives in Torbay as their Mayor, Gordon Oliver will continue for a second term in the position.
The Liberal Democrat candidate came in a close second, just six hundred and twenty one votes behind.
Gordon Oliver says he hopes Torbay's economy will continue to grow:
A protester brandishing a cake tried to leap on stage during Nigel Farage's keynote speech to a UKIP conference in Torbay today.
The heckler was quickly ushered out of a side door by security at the conference at the end of the UKIP leader's whistlestop tour of the westcountry. Our Reporter Jacquie Bird was there:
Police have recovered a body from the sea off Torbay.
The force helicopter and Coastguard were involved in the operation which took place this morning in Livermead Bay.
They're now trying to find out the identity of the man.
£47 million pounds will be invested into companies in the South West from the Regional Growth Fund.
To mark the announcement MP Simon Hughes will be visiting Torbay later today.
The government hopes the universities and local firms which benefit from this investment will use the money to expand and create more jobs.
Since the fund was launched in 2010, a total of £240 million has been invested in 50 projects across the region.
Police are looking for a man from Torquay who is wanted for recall to prison after breaching his prison licence conditions.
Gary Ward who is 32 was convicted of causing death by dangerous driving,
He is believed to be in the Exeter area and also has links to Torbay and Ilfracombe.
Officers say people should not approach him but ring 101 quoting police reference EN/148763/14.
Torbay's elected mayor has been deselected as leader of Torbay council's Conservative Group.
Over a thousand people signed a petition calling for a vote of no confidence in Gordon Oliver - which he lost this evening. This does not effect his position as Mayor.
A new campaign targeting illegal tobacco sales in Torbay is underway. It's estimated that more than one in five of smokers in the area use illegal tobacco. Now Torbay Council is to work alongside the Police, Trading Standards, HMRC and Smokefree South West to tackle the crime.
The partnership has been out talking to people in local community about the negative impact of illegal tobacco, encouraging the public to pass on information, anonymously if they prefer, about illegal tobacco trading in their area.
A West Country MP has joined calls for a ban on live animals in circuses.
MPs from the three main parties are backing a private member's bill being debated today to introduce such a ban. Adrian Sanders says a recent visit to Torbay by the Moscow State circus shows animals are not necessary.