A Cornwall Councillor who said disabled children 'cost too much and should be put down' has resigned.
Collin Brewer, an independent, has quit after bowing to mounting pressure. Initially he'd refused to step down.
His decision has been welcomed by Disability Cornwall, the charity the councillor made the remarks to, and the charity MENCAP, although both organisations says he should have left months ago.
Francesca Carpenter reports:
More top news
A Bowhead whale - almost never seen south of the Arctic - was spotted by a diver just off Par Beach on St Martin's island.
Monkey World in Dorset has welcomed a second baby Sumatran orang-utan to the park.
The mother of a Muscular Dystrophy patient says he could have lived longer if he had been given access to vital medical equipment sooner.