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Important historic Devon paintings sell for quadruple auction estimate

The highest price paid on the day was for Francis Towne’s View of Fingle Bridge, Drewsteignton, which sold for £8,500 over four times its lower estimate of £2,000

An action of important scenic works of art has sold for four times its estimated price - with many set to return to Devon ...

2018-06-18 08:38 open_in_new
Important historic Devon paintings sell for quadruple auction estimate

The highest price paid on the day was for Francis Towne’s View of Fingle Bridge, Drewsteignton, which sold for £8,500 over four times its lower estimate of £2,000

An action of important scenic works of art has sold for four times its estimated price - with many set to return to Devon ...

2018-06-18 08:38 open_in_new
People are complaining about Exeter’s ‘noisy’ police helicopter – but what are the facts?

NPAS (National Police Air Service) Exeter was called up above the city centre during the incident where a man barged his way into the Exeter offices on Commercial Road

Questions were raised about the importance and price of Devon and Cornwall Police’s helicopter on Sunday night after ...

2018-06-18 04:26 open_in_new
People are complaining about Exeter’s ‘noisy’ police helicopter – but what are the facts?

NPAS (National Police Air Service) Exeter was called up above the city centre during the incident where a man barged his way into the Exeter offices on Commercial Road

Questions were raised about the importance and price of Devon and Cornwall Police’s helicopter on Sunday night after ...

2018-06-18 04:26 open_in_new
How tonight's large-scale police incident unfolded at Exeter's BT offices

Suspect who told BT staff: "make me leave", gives police helicopter and dog units the slip

A major police incident at the offices of BT in Exeter has drawn to a close - and it's not the result police wanted.

It's a frustrating conclusion for police, as a two hour, large-scale search ...

2018-06-18 02:20 open_in_new
New Love Island stars Zara and Ellie BOTH have their eyes on Alex George and Adam is up to his old tricks again

Will Alex finally find love on the island?

Former Exeter University student and Love Island star Alex George has not found love in the villa so far - but that may change tonight.

After not being picked by anyone during the first episode, the doctor was then paired up with Samira who ...

2018-06-18 00:14 open_in_new
Major police incident at Exeter BT offices - live updates

Police have requested a layout of the building

A major police incident is unfolding at the BT offices in Exeter.

Around 10 police cars are currently at the BT office on Commercial Road, near Exeter Quay, after a man reportedly jumped a barrier and entered the offices.

A ...

2018-06-18 00:14 open_in_new
Two-car crash near Exeter's IKEA store

Police, fire engines and an ambulance all attended the scene

Emergency services were called after a two-car crash near Exeter's IKEA store.

Police, fire crews and an ambulance attended the scene of the crash on Newcourt Way on Sunday evening.

A silver Vauxhall Zafira was one of ...

2018-06-17 23:11 open_in_new
Two-car crash near Exeter's IKEA store

Police, fire engines and an ambulance all attended the scene

Emergency services were called after a two-car crash near Exeter's IKEA store.

Police, fire crews and an ambulance attended the scene of the crash on Newcourt Way on Sunday evening.

A silver Vauxhall Zafira was one of ...

2018-06-17 23:11 open_in_new
Wetherspoon bans England flags and could kick people out for wearing football shirts

The pub chain said it would 'support' managers if they choose to remove fans wearing England shirts

JD Wetherspoon has banned its staff from displaying England flags in all of its pubs and could remove fans that wear England shirts.

The pub chain has been slammed by one of its staff ...

2018-06-17 20:02 open_in_new
Wetherspoon bans England flags and could kick people out for wearing football shirts

The pub chain said it would 'support' managers if they choose to remove fans wearing England shirts

JD Wetherspoon has banned its staff from displaying England flags in all of its pubs and could remove fans that wear England shirts.

The pub chain has been slammed by one of its staff ...

2018-06-17 20:02 open_in_new
Topsham station house and ticket office sold for more than £400,000

Bids steamed in at an auction

A former train station house and ticket office in Devon has sold for more than £400,000.

The unique property in Holman Way, Topsham, was designed by famous architect Sir William Tite, and opened in 1861.

Train enthusiasts steamed in with bids ...

2018-06-17 20:02 open_in_new
Topsham station house and ticket office sold for more than £400,000

Bids steamed in at an auction

A former train station house and ticket office in Devon has sold for more than £400,000.

The unique property in Holman Way, Topsham, was designed by famous architect Sir William Tite, and opened in 1861.

Train enthusiasts steamed in with bids ...

2018-06-17 20:02 open_in_new
Dog involved in collision near Exeter Airport

The animal ran from a garden after being startled by a loud noise

A dog had to be assessed by a local vet after being involved in a collision.

Police were called to the incident on the A30, near Exeter Airport at around 2.30pm on Sunday.

The dog ran off from a garden after it ...

2018-06-17 18:59 open_in_new
Dog involved in collision near Exeter Airport

The animal ran from a garden after being startled by a loud noise

A dog had to be assessed by a local vet after being involved in a collision.

Police were called to the incident on the A30, near Exeter Airport at around 2.30pm on Sunday.

The dog ran off from a garden after it ...

2018-06-17 18:59 open_in_new
How will a gruelling weekend with Devon's Royal Marines help Gareth Southgate's England deal with World Cup pressure?

Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling were put through the paces at Lympstone Commando

It was just over a year ago when Gareth Southgate took his England side to a Royal Marines training centre in Devon.

Now, 12 months later, we will learn if that weekend at Woodbury Common has helped ...

2018-06-17 17:56 open_in_new
How will a gruelling weekend with Devon's Royal Marines help Gareth Southgate's England deal with World Cup pressure?

Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling were put through the paces at Lympstone Commando

It was just over a year ago when Gareth Southgate took his England side to a Royal Marines training centre in Devon.

Now, 12 months later, we will learn if that weekend at Woodbury Common has helped ...

2018-06-17 17:56 open_in_new
Supermarket launches full school uniform deal for a FIVER

Aldi offer a lesson in absolute BARGAINS

Supermarket Aldi's Back to School uniform package will only cost parents £5.

Available to pre-order online from Sunday July 8 and on sale instore and online from Thursday July 12, the uniform package covers all primary school ages (3-11 ...

2018-06-17 17:56 open_in_new
Supermarket launches full school uniform deal for a FIVER

Aldi offer a lesson in absolute BARGAINS

Supermarket Aldi's Back to School uniform package will only cost parents £5.

Available to pre-order online from Sunday July 8 and on sale instore and online from Thursday July 12, the uniform package covers all primary school ages (3-11 ...

2018-06-17 17:56 open_in_new
Major police search for girl, 16, over Devon border

Ring 999 if you see Amy Miles

A major police search has been launched in eastern Somerset for 16-year-old Amy Miles.

Police say they are concerned for Amy’s welfare and believe her to be in the East or West area of the county.

Amy is described as a slim-built girl with an ...

2018-06-17 16:53 open_in_new
Chelsea, Spurs and Everton battle to sign Inter Milan's Matias Vecino for £26m, Manchester United opt for Gareth Bale over Christiano Ronaldo

Transfer news from across the Premier League and Europe

Three Premier League teams are battling it out to sign midfielder Matias Vecino from Inter Milan.

Chelsea, Spurs and Everton are the sides willing to part with £26m in order to land the man who is currently at the World ...

2018-06-17 14:47 open_in_new