The Foreign Secretary said today that embassy officials are doing all they can to help the British nationals being held in Russia following a Greenpeace protest in the Arctic. Three of them are from Devon.
The families of Kieron Bryan and Alex Harris have today told our reporter Richard Lawrence that they've been overwhelmed by public support.
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The bank holiday getaway is underway with twice the amount of traffic expected. Key routes across the west country are set to be hectic.
Blue skies and even more sunshine in the run up to the bank holiday weekend
The run-up to the bank holiday weekend probably has some of the best weather. Its fine with some blue skies or patchy cloud.