A British military ship carrying supplies and off road vehicles has arrived in Ebola-hit Sierra LeoneRead the full story ›
A man who admitted indecently assaulting boys at a private school in Devon has appeared in court in Birmingham accused of 27 further sexual offences involving young boys in Kenya.
Simon Harris has already pleaded guilty to sex offences committed against three pupils, all aged between 13 and 14, while he was employed at Shebbear College in the 1980s.
Today the court was told how he "preyed" on Kenyan street children as young as six years old. Harris denies the charges.
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A ship from a West African country hit by the deadly Ebola virus will be docking in Falmouth next month.Read the full story ›
Avon & Somerset Police are appealing for witnesses following the death of a woman after the car in which she was travelling ended up submerged in the River Parrett.
The male driver managed to escape from the vehicle in the incident which happened near to Martock during the early hours of yesterday morning (Sunday 19 October).
The man (21) and woman (19) were in the car which was travelling along Broadmead near to the junction with Hawthorn Hill in the direction of Gawbridge Bow at about 1.10am. The car left the road and entered the River Parrett.
The driver managed to escape but the teenage passenger was trapped in the car. She was declared dead at the scene.
The driver was later arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and has been released on police bail, pending further enquiries.
Police are keen to hear from anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident, who may have information to help their enquiries.
The medical ship RFA Argus has left Falmouth on its way to Sierra Leone to help in the fight against ebola.
The ship is packed with food, medical equipment and thousands of bottles of water but ebola patients won't be brought on board because of the risk of spreading the virus.
There were difficult farewells this morning as RFA Argus, a medical ship with a fully-equipped 100-bed hospital on board, prepared to leave Falmouth on its mission to help Ebola victims.
Here's a short clip from the dockside.
RFA Argus, a medical ship with a fully-equipped 100-bed hospital on board, will leave Falmouth today on its way to Sierra Leone, to help Ebola victims.
The ship is packed with food, medical equipment and thousands of bottles of water and has a state of the art casualty unit but Ebola patients won't be brought on board because of the risk of transmission.