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Prisoner at HMP Exeter hanged self a day after remand

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A man who hanged himself in his jail cell made a "flippant remark" to ...

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Devon dad writes novels to inspire young pilot daughter

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A schoolgirl said she achieved her ambition of becoming a pilot thanks to ...

2019-06-16 12:59 open_in_new
Brixham stabbing: Man critically ill after attack

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A man is critically ill after being stabbed outside a Devon pub.

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2019-06-15 18:05 open_in_new
Exeter student tracks down family of mystery 'dumped' archive

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A university student has solved the mystery of lost love letters, photo ...

2019-06-15 14:56 open_in_new
Ryan Edwards: Blackpool sign Plymouth Argyle defender on two-year contract

Blackpool have signed Ryan Edwards from relegated League Two side Plymouth Argyle on a two-year contract.

The 25-year-old Liverpool-born former Blackburn Rovers and Morecambe defender becomes League One club Blackpool's second signing of the summer, to follow Solihull Moors striker Adi ...

2019-06-14 23:08 open_in_new
Tom Daley and husband Dustin Lance Black settle dispute with British Swimming

British diver Tom Daley and his husband Dustin Lance Black have settled their dispute with British Swimming.

In May, Black said an "illness" within the governing body had led to a "family-adverse culture".

Black, 45, said he felt unable to attend the final day of the World Series ...

2019-06-14 19:59 open_in_new
Martial arts knife teaching 'should face better controls'

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It would "take a death" to change licensing rules for Chinese martial ...

2019-06-14 03:09 open_in_new
Exeter grandfather killed as he changed tyre at roadside

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A grandfather was killed in front of three generations of his family as ...

2019-06-13 18:44 open_in_new
Devon singer 'excited' song used by US rapper

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A retired musician says he is excited a song he wrote 50-years ago has ...

2019-06-13 17:41 open_in_new
Tributes to Kingsteignton man stabbed on doorstep

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A 73-year-old man stabbed to death on his doorstep has been described as ...

2019-06-13 14:32 open_in_new
Sidmouth rocks red paint job branded 'vandalism'

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Sightseers and geologists have slammed a council for painting historic ...

2019-06-12 18:26 open_in_new
Bus passenger, 80, killed in emergency stop

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An 80-year-old passenger died after the bus he was on made an emergency ...

2019-06-12 15:17 open_in_new
Ex-marine's Kenya death 'unexplained'

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A former Royal Marine working on anti-piracy security died after a night ...

2019-06-12 13:11 open_in_new
Mayflower Steps: Council's U-turn to keep Plymouth cobbles

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A plan to remove historic cobbles from Plymouth's Barbican has been ...

2019-06-12 10:02 open_in_new
Graham Carey: Plymouth Argyle midfielder joins CSKA Sofia

Plymouth Argyle midfielder Graham Carey has left the club to join Bulgarian side CSKA Sofia on a two-year contract.

The 30-year-old Irishman moved to Home Park in 2015 from Ross County.

He was a mainstay of the side which reached the 2016 League Two play-off final and which won ...

2019-06-11 17:14 open_in_new
Fireworks banned from starling-roost Bideford bridge

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Fireworks have been banned from the area around Long Bridge in Bideford ...

2019-06-11 15:08 open_in_new
Pelican escapes from Exmoor Zoo in Barnstaple

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Zookeepers are looking for an escaped pelican which flew off on Monday. ...

2019-06-11 14:05 open_in_new
Exeter bride-to-be smashes maid of honour's skull

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A bride-to-be has been jailed for smashing her maid of honour's skull ...

2019-06-11 14:05 open_in_new
Kingsteignton stabbing: Murder hunt after man's death

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A man in his 70s has died after suffering multiple stab wounds. ...

2019-06-10 14:59 open_in_new
Ben Gulliver: Plymouth Albion appoint former player as new head coach

Ben Gulliver has been appointed as the new head coach of Plymouth Albion.

The 38-year-old replaces Kieran Hallett at the National One side and returns to the club where he spent two seasons as a player from 2006.

Gulliver also enjoyed spells with Premiership side Worcester and ...

2019-06-10 12:53 open_in_new
Storm-hit Dawlish railway line 'may be moved out to sea'

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A coastal rail line could be moved out to sea to protect it from the ...

2019-06-10 09:44 open_in_new