A man from Exeter who is being held in Russia for being part of a Greenpeace protest, has written to David Cameron to ask for help. Iain Rogers who's a maritime engineer is one of 30 people being charged with piracy.
His mother will also visit the Foreign Office in London today to discuss the case.
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A ship from a West African country hit by the deadly Ebola virus will be docking in Falmouth next month.
Disgraced West Country cyclist Jonathan Tiernan-Locke was back in the saddle yesterday, taking on the Exmoor Beast Cycle Ride.
Plymouth Argyle were the region's only winners as they beat in-form Carlisle 1-0 at Home Park. Yeovil and Exeter City both drew.