Exeter University has plans to spend a billion pounds in the next ten years on new facilities and refurbishment to cement its place among the world's top academic institutions.
It's good news for the whole region, as John Andrews reports:
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Much cooler after the recent warm weather but there will be sunshine - best in the north. Watch out for heavy outbreaks of rain this evening