A Devon marine has received the Military Cross. Craig Buchanan, who is originally from South Africa, was awarded the honour after he and his patrol were attacked by a member of the Afghan uniformed police.
The Marine, who lives in Exeter, managed to detain the gunman, saving the lives of his colleagues.
More top news
A Cornish Royal Navy winchman, who risked his life to save five French fisherman, has been awarded the Queen’s Gallantry Medal.
Newquay could be home to Europe's first spaceport, paving the way for commercial space travel in the UK.
A Bowhead whale - almost never seen south of the Arctic - was spotted by a diver just off Par Beach on St Martin's island.