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Jo Pavey: Briton set to receive bronze from 2007 World Championships

Britain's Jo Pavey is set to receive a 2007 World Championships 10,000m bronze medal after Turkey's Elvan Abeylegesse had her results voided.

The sport's governing body IAAF said the silver medallist had been found guilty of an in-competition doping offence during the event in ...

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Flybe fined for sending 3.3 million unwanted emails

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The airline Flybe has been fined £70,0000 for sending more than 3.3 ...

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Royal Marine Alexander Blackman always regretted actions, wife says

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Royal Marine Alexander Blackman has "always regretted his actions" in ...

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MCC v Middlesex: Champions Middlesex edge home to one-wicket victory

Middlesex beat the MCC by one wicket in the Champion County game in Abu Dhabi despite a hat-trick from Craig Overton.

The Somerset seamer reduced Middlesex to 242-7 in pursuit of a target of 305 as he dismissed Stevie Eskinazi (44), James Franklin and James Harris.

But wicketkeeper ...

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Coma mum Deanne Harry cannot remember giving birth

29 March 2017 Last updated at 08:11 BST

New mum Deanne Harry cannot remember giving birth to her baby daughter and was in a coma for two-and-a-half weeks.

Deanne, 35, from Devon almost died after ­developing a rare liver and blood clotting disorder within hours of a ...

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Mother 'infatuated' by ex-soldier accused of her murder

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A woman had a "volatile relationship" with her ex-boyfriend who is ...

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Exeter woman Christine Copley who starved son guilty of cruelty

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A mother who starved her son leaving him to survive on dog biscuits has ...

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Plymouth Ross Noble fan in jelly bean choking drama

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Comedian Ross Noble had to stop a show while a man choking on a jelly ...

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Natasha Wake death: Jay Nava 'stabbed ex while children slept'

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A soldier stabbed the mother of his child 11 times after she discovered ...

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Sonny Bradley: Plymouth Argyle defender eyes double-figure goal tally

Plymouth Argyle defender Sonny Bradley says he can reach 10 league goals this season, after scoring his seventh of the campaign in their win at Doncaster.

The 25-year-old centre-back had only scored six career league goals before joining the Pilgrims last July.

Asked if he could ...

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Devon Beaver dams could avert flooding

27 March 2017 Last updated at 11:34 BST

Devon beavers may provide a low cost solution to many of our flooding problems.

A trial, which has been taking place at a secret location near Dartmoor, has been monitoring the activity of a group of beavers over the past six ...

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Tomas Francis: Cardiff Blues look to sign prop from Exeter Chiefs

Cardiff Blues are looking to sign Tomas Francis from Exeter Chiefs for the start of next season on a dual contract with the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU).

The York-born 24-year-old has a year season on his Exeter contract and it is understood a deal would involve a fee.

The WRU, the Blues ...

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Chinese firm MTR to help run South West Trains franchise

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A Chinese company is to help operate one of the biggest rail franchises ...

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Anger over Buckfast wine sold with Easter egg

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An Easter egg package containing a notorious Devon monks' brew has been ...

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Premiership: Exeter Chiefs v Sale Sharks

England wing Jack Nowell returns for second-placed Exeter as one of two changes to the side that beat Leicester 16-12 in their last Premiership match.

He replaces James Short, while Ben Moon comes in for Carl Rimmer at prop and Tomas Francis drops to the bench.

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Trapped whale freed from 'whelk pots' in Start Bay

23 March 2017 Last updated at 17:10 GMT

Footage of a daring whale rescue has been released by the RNLI.

Chris Lowe, from the British Divers Marine Life Rescue, can be seen hanging off the side of a boat, freeing the humpback whale from "a heavy line of whelk pots".

"Doris" the ...

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Ethan Ampadu: Wales senior call-up 'won't surprise many' - Exeter City boss Tisdale

Exeter City boss Paul Tisdale says it is only a matter of time before 16-year-old defender Ethan Ampadu is given his first senior Wales call-up.

Ampadu, who is still at school, is one of 11 players on a standby list for Wales' World Cup qualifier against the Republic of Ireland on ...

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Jack Nowell: Exeter Chiefs wing targets Premiership top spot going into play-offs

England and Exeter wing Jack Nowell says his club side are aiming to go into the Premiership play-offs having finished top of the table.

Nowell, 23, returns to the Chiefs squad this weekend against Sale after helping England retain the Six Nations title.

Asked how high Exeter could ...

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Roman lead bar found in Wells field fetches £25,000

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A rare ingot of Roman lead that was unearthed on a farm has sold for ...

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Humpback whale 'entangled' in lobster pots off Devon coast

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A humpback whale has become trapped by lobster pots off the south coast ...

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Devon schoolchildren's overweight labels angers parents

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Parents have said they are appalled by an "insensitive" letter describing ...

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