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Six HMV stores reopen, could Exeter and Plymouth's be next?

Several branches are reopening following this month's takeover

Speculation continues as to whether the HMV stores in Exeter and Plymouth could reopen.

The Princesshay and Drake Circus stores closed earlier this month following a takeover by Canadian businessman Doug Putman.

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The people we met at the magistrates courts in Devon this week

DevonLive brings you all the latest news from the courts in Exeter and South Devon

Callum Foran, Mersey Road, Widnes. Age: 19. On 05/02/2019 at Exeter jointly charged with others, had in your possession a quantity of “crack” cocaine, a controlled drug of class A, with intent to supply ...

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Rare £1 coin sells for £5,100 - do you have one?

A 'minting error' meant the coin sold for thousands

It's time to check your pockets and behind the sofa after an old £1 coin sold on eBay for £5,100.

The coin was released by the Royal Mint in 1991, but has sold for thousands of pounds because of a 'minting ...

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Rare £1 coin sells for £5,100 - do you have one?

A 'minting error' meant the coin sold for thousands

It's time to check your pockets and behind the sofa after an old £1 coin sold on eBay for £5,100.

The coin was released by the Royal Mint in 1991, but has sold for thousands of pounds because of a 'minting ...

today 06:14 open_in_new
The Devon family making vegan KFC that's a hit with carnivores

How On Earth, based in Newton St Cyres, has hit success with its grab-and-go lunch menu

A Devon family have created Exeter's bestselling meat-free KFC chicken and have set their sights on a new ingredient - vegan Camembert.

Mum and daughter team Heidi and Chloe Howarth, dad Daniel ...

today 06:14 open_in_new
The Devon family making vegan KFC that's a hit with carnivores

How On Earth, based in Newton St Cyres, has hit success with its grab-and-go lunch menu

A Devon family have created Exeter's bestselling meat-free KFC chicken and have set their sights on a new ingredient - vegan Camembert.

Mum and daughter team Heidi and Chloe Howarth, dad Daniel ...

today 06:14 open_in_new
The most hilariously awful TripAdvisor reviews of celebrity chef restaurants in Devon

One diner said they felt the need to go to McDonald's after as they were still hungry

They have made a name for themselves with their incredible culinary skills and put their all into opening their own restaurants – and open themselves up to critique.

There are a number of ...

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The truth about teenage criminals who are sent to prison

DevonLive looks at young people in the prison system and asks whether it is time to end the punishment

With teenagers often in the headlines for the wrong reasons, it's worth remembering that only a small proportion ever get in trouble with the police.

Most of the nation's five ...

today 06:14 open_in_new
The truth about teenage criminals who are sent to prison

DevonLive looks at young people in the prison system and asks whether it is time to end the punishment

With teenagers often in the headlines for the wrong reasons, it's worth remembering that only a small proportion ever get in trouble with the police.

Most of the nation's five ...

today 06:14 open_in_new
Animal lovers brand Devon zoo 'disgusting' after lion tug of war event

One person has event branded the event a 'circus'

Animal lovers have branded a Devon zoo 'disgusting' and 'cruel' after they launched an event where you can play tug of war with the lions or tigers.

Dartmoor Zoo, in Sparkwell, launched the "human vs beast" challenge earlier ...

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Animal lovers brand Devon zoo 'disgusting' after lion tug of war event

One person has event branded the event a 'circus'

Animal lovers have branded a Devon zoo 'disgusting' and 'cruel' after they launched an event where you can play tug of war with the lions or tigers.

Dartmoor Zoo, in Sparkwell, launched the "human vs beast" challenge earlier ...

today 06:14 open_in_new
Angry motorist rages at 'patronising' email after raising concerns about flooded road

Devon Highways insisted the road was safe

An angry motorist has hit out at Devon Highways after they seemingly performed a u-turn on safety measures on a dangerous stretch of road.

John Patston, 70, raised concerns over the safety of the Kenwith viaduct after noticing large amounts ...

today 06:14 open_in_new
Angry motorist rages at 'patronising' email after raising concerns about flooded road

Devon Highways insisted the road was safe

An angry motorist has hit out at Devon Highways after they seemingly performed a u-turn on safety measures on a dangerous stretch of road.

John Patston, 70, raised concerns over the safety of the Kenwith viaduct after noticing large amounts ...

today 06:14 open_in_new
Road blocked after car flips in 'serious' crash - latest updates

Police are at the scene of a serious collision on the A376 at Ebford

A driver has been incredibly lucky to walk away from a serious crash relatively unharmed.

Police were called to a collision on the A376 at Ebford this evening involving an overturned car.

Tweeting pictures of ...

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Katie Hopkins slams Exeter University over the 'state of freedom of speech'

She was asked to sign a document before being allowed to speak

Katie Hopkins has slammed Exeter University after being asked to sign a letter promising to refrain from threatening or abusive language.

The controversial TV personality was told she would be unable to take part in a ...

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Katie Hopkins slams Exeter University over the 'state of freedom of speech'

She was asked to sign a document before being allowed to speak

Katie Hopkins has slammed Exeter University after being asked to sign a letter promising to refrain from threatening or abusive language.

The controversial TV personality was told she would be unable to take part in a ...

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Body of woman in her 20s found in Plymouth - latest updates

Her death is being treated as 'unexplained'

Police officers and a coroner's ambulance are currently outside a property near North Hill in Plymouth after the body of a young woman was found inside.

Witnesses have seen a number of police officers and a coroner's van in Tavistock ...

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Girl airlifted to hospital and boy, 4, rescued after quarry fall

A young girl has been airlifted to Derriford Hospital after falling into Furlong Quarry, near South Brent

A girl has been airlifted to hospital this evening after her and another boy fell down the edge of a quarry. 

The girl, whose age is not known, was airlifted to Derriford ...

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Royal Mail sorry for illegal stamp price hike

Increase on cost of second class stamps breaks Ofcom's current price cap

The Royal Mail has apologised after stamp price increases were found to be in breach of Ofcom rules.

The price of a 1st class stamp is to rise by 3p to 70p and a 2nd class stamp will also go up by 3p, to 61p, ...

yesterday 18:41 open_in_new
Royal Mail sorry for illegal stamp price hike

Increase on cost of second class stamps breaks Ofcom's current price cap

The Royal Mail has apologised after stamp price increases were found to be in breach of Ofcom rules.

The price of a 1st class stamp is to rise by 3p to 70p and a 2nd class stamp will also go up by 3p, to 61p, ...

yesterday 18:41 open_in_new
Plymouth Argyle sign winger likened to Michael Owen

Paul Anderson joins the Pilgrims as a free agent

Plymouth Argyle have signed a winger who has been compared to Michael Owen.

Paul Anderson joins the Pilgrims as a free agent,   on a deal running until the end of the current season, after being release from Mansfield ...

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