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Exclusive interview with Ben Proud's family

Plymouth swimmer Ben Proud's family have spoken exclusively to ITV Westcountry of their pride at his ground-breaking gold medal. The 19 year-old became England's first gold medal winner in the pool on Friday night, setting a new Commonwealth and British record. Later, Proud collected bronze in the 100 metre freestyle relay.

A second gold at these Commonwealths is well within Ben's sights now after he qualified third fastest for the 50 metre freestyle final tomorrow.

His mum Sally and big brother Oliver talk below about how proud they are:

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Second man arrested in connection with teen's murder

Alex Peguero Sosa
Alex Peguero Sosa

A second man will appear in court in connection with the death of 17-year-old Alex Peguero Sosa in Kingsbridge earlier this month.

Henry Felton, 22, has been charged with assisting an offender and perverting the course of justice. He will appear before Torquay Magistrates' Court on 30th July.

A murder enquiry was launched after Alex's body was found at a bus shelter in Prince of Wales Road on 6th July.

One man, 42-year-old Lee Dent, has been charged with murder.

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First female Navy Commander leaves vessel after claims she had an affair

Commander Sarah West
Commander Sarah West Credit: David Cheskin/PA

The first female Navy Commander is believed to have left her vessel after allegations of having an affair with another officer.

42 year old Commander Sarah West took charge of HMS Portland in Plymouth in May 2012. The Ministry of Defence wouldn't confirm the claims - which if true would be in breach of Armed Forces Conduct - but was aware of a complaint. Commander West is currently on annual leave.

17 injured during car meet in Plymouth

17 injured at 'car meet' in Plymouth
17 injured at 'car meet' in Plymouth

17 people, including ten under-eighteens, were injured when a car ploughed into a crowd of spectators during an unofficial car meet in Plymouth.

The car show gathered a crowd of around 500 people in the B&Q car park off Tavistock Road on Saturday night. The injured were taken to Derriford Hospital. None of the injuries are thought to be life threatening.

Police are appealing for witnesses after car ploughed into crowd of spectators
Police are appealing for witnesses after car ploughed into crowd of spectators

Police were called to the scene at 10pm. A 19-year-old man from South East Cornwall was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving. He has been released on bail.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision. If you have any information please contact police on 101 quoting log number 1025 26th July 2014.

500-strong crowd gathered to watch unofficial car show
500-strong crowd gathered to watch unofficial car show
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