Family members of all the West Country Greenpeace captives being held in Russia have travelled to London to meet with Foreign Office officials
Three people - two men and one woman - from Devon are being held in the country, along with 27 others, following a protest against oil drilling in the Arctic. Russian investigators have charged them with piracy.
Cliff Harris is the father of Alexandra Harris from Exeter, who's one of the people being held. He says she is being very brave.
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