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Warning to parents not to give children common treatment if they have a cold

Experts have revealed the dangers and what treatments work - or don't

Parents have been advised not to give their children decongestants, following a new review.

Experts said that the evidence surrounding the effectiveness of the medicines is "limited".

They stressed ...

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New TV show sees couples have sex at first sight to find out of they like each other

Producers say it is an experiment in whether making love makes you fall in love

TV dating shows have been getting quicker and more brutal - evolving from the gentle questions of Blind Date to picking nude partners in Naked Attraction.

There has even been marriage without meeting in ...

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Devon council votes in favour of 'People's Vote' on Brexit deal

The vote happened moments ago with 21 in favour and seven against

A Devon council has tonight voted to support a 'People's Vote' on the final terms of any Brexit deal.

Exeter City Council heard the motion from Liberal Democrat councillor Kevin Mitchell which sought the council's ...

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Live updates as armed police called to Torquay town centre

Roads in the town centre have been sealed off

Police have shut a road in Torquay town centre this evening as they deal with an incident.

Union Street is closed between Brunswick Terrace and Trematon Avenue due to a police incident.

Armed police are on scene and the Jolly Judge ...

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EuroMillions results live: Winning numbers for Tuesday, October 16 with a £32m jackpot

Tonight's Euromillions jackpot is another life changing sum of cash

A whopping £32m is up for grabs in the EuroMillions tonight (Tuesday, October 16).

Mortgage worries most likely over, if you win the Euromillions you could have your holiday of a lifetime, and live like a king ...

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Live updates as armed police surround building in Torquay

Roads in the town centre have been sealed off

Armed police have descended on Torquay town centre following a serious incident.

Union Street is closed between Brunswick Terrace and Trematon Avenue following a major response from officers.

Police are currently on scene and the ...

2018-10-16 22:08 open_in_new
Police urge Devon residents to call 999 if they see this woman

Officers put out an appeal on Twitter this evening

UPDATE: Karen has now been found.

Police have launched an appeal after a woman went missing from North Devon.

Officers in Bideford say they are concerned for the whereabouts of 47-year-old Karen Slocombe.

Devon and ...

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Three dead in crash as car towing caravan drives wrong way down motorway

Dashcam footage has captured the vehicle travelling in the wrong direction in the fast lane

This video shows the moment a car towing a caravan drove the wrong way up a busy motorway - just before it crashed into two other cars killing three people.

Police received reports of the ...

2018-10-16 22:08 open_in_new
Exeter kitchen shop is leaving the Guildhall Shopping Centre after 40 years of trading

They will be closing the shop in the city centre at the end of the month

A specialist kitchen shop which has been serving Exeter customers for the past 40 years has announced it will be leaving the city centre at the end of the month.

Independent kitchen door specialist Gourmet ...

2018-10-16 22:08 open_in_new
Exeter kitchen shop is leaving the Guildhall Shopping Centre after 40 years of trading

They will be closing the shop in the city centre at the end of the month

A specialist kitchen shop which has been serving Exeter customers for the past 40 years has announced it will be leaving the city centre at the end of the month.

Independent kitchen door specialist Gourmet ...

2018-10-16 22:08 open_in_new
Devon chippy named as one of the best new fish and chip shops in the country

Paignton Pier Chippy Co made it to the semi-finals in the national awards

A new fish and chip shop in Paignton has been named as one the country’s top newcomers.

Paignton Pier Chippy Co is a semi-finalist in the ‘Best Newcomer Award’ in the 2019 National Fish & Chip ...

2018-10-16 22:08 open_in_new
Devon chippy named as one of the best new fish and chip shops in the country

Paignton Pier Chippy Co made it to the semi-finals in the national awards

A new fish and chip shop in Paignton has been named as one the country’s top newcomers.

Paignton Pier Chippy Co is a semi-finalist in the ‘Best Newcomer Award’ in the 2019 National Fish & Chip ...

2018-10-16 22:08 open_in_new
CCTV shows drunken thug flashing penis to spark violent 'Wild West' bar brawl

Builder Joshua Hempstead dropped his trousers leading to a huge fight

A shocking Wild West-style brawl broke out in an Exmouth pub when a drunken customer flashed his genitals at a barmaid and a female customer.

The brutal seven-minute fight started when pool player Joao Cruz took ...

2018-10-16 22:08 open_in_new
CCTV shows drunken thug flashing penis to spark violent 'Wild West' bar brawl

Builder Joshua Hempstead dropped his trousers leading to a huge fight

A shocking Wild West-style brawl broke out in an Exmouth pub when a drunken customer flashed his genitals at a barmaid and a female customer.

The brutal seven-minute fight started when pool player Joao Cruz took ...

2018-10-16 22:08 open_in_new
Saltash Remembrance Day Parade cancelled sparking anger in Cornwall

Town mayor reveals why the decision was taken by local leaders not to roll out popular procession

The plug has been pulled on Saltash's popular Remembrance Day Parade, it can be revealed.

The town's mayor has confirmed the decision has been taken not to arrange a formal procession ...

2018-10-16 22:08 open_in_new
Saltash Remembrance Day Parade cancelled sparking anger in Cornwall

Town mayor reveals why the decision was taken by local leaders not to roll out popular procession

The plug has been pulled on Saltash's popular Remembrance Day Parade, it can be revealed.

The town's mayor has confirmed the decision has been taken not to arrange a formal procession ...

2018-10-16 22:08 open_in_new
Knuckleduster seized in police crackdown on drugs and violence

It follows the death of a popular 49-year-old dad after an incident on the harbourside

Police cracking down on violence in a Devon port have arrested a man carrying a knuckleduster and drugs.

The 37-year-old was also driving without a licence or insurance when he was stopped, ...

2018-10-16 22:08 open_in_new
Knuckleduster seized in police crackdown on drugs and violence

It follows the death of a popular 49-year-old dad after an incident on the harbourside

Police cracking down on violence in a Devon port have arrested a man carrying a knuckleduster and drugs.

The 37-year-old was also driving without a licence or insurance when he was stopped, ...

2018-10-16 22:08 open_in_new
Inside the Exeter pub where you can pay for your pint in Bitcoin

Users of the digital currency can now access it via an ATM in The Port Royal

A Devon pub has installed what it claims to be Devon’s first Bitcoin ATM.

The Port Royal, on Exeter Quay, installed the machine earlier this year inside the pub.

Owner Carlos installed the digital ...

2018-10-16 22:08 open_in_new
Inside the Exeter pub where you can pay for your pint in Bitcoin

Users of the digital currency can now access it via an ATM in The Port Royal

A Devon pub has installed what it claims to be Devon’s first Bitcoin ATM.

The Port Royal, on Exeter Quay, installed the machine earlier this year inside the pub.

Owner Carlos installed the digital ...

2018-10-16 22:08 open_in_new
Shocking dashcam footage of worst crashes and most terrifying near misses released by police

Traffic cops hope video will improve driver behaviour

A video compilation of shocking crashes and hair-raising near misses caught on dashcam cameras has been released by the police.

Traffic cops hope the terrifying footage will discourage erratic driving and make motorists pay more ...

2018-10-16 22:08 open_in_new