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Eight charged by slavery raid police
Eight people arrested by police in Devon and Cornwall in anti-slavery raids are charged with trafficking.

University to spend £150k on chairs
A south west university agrees to spend £150,000 on seven chairs for graduation ceremonies, it is understood.

Student guilty of voyeurism charges
A photography student is found guilty of two charges of voyeurism after he secretly filmed two models working for him getting changed.

Man admits stabbing teen six times
A 25-year-old man from Saltash pleads guilty to stabbing a teenager who lived on his street six times in the chest.

Beach estate sale beats £11m tag
A 750-acre (303 hectare) seaside estate in Devon has been sold, the purchaser Nicholas Johnston and the estate agents confirm.

Archive wins national recognition
Textile workers archive wins national recognition

Golding Flies classic marks 60 years
Daughter talks of Cornish author father

Libby 'gives Cornish players hope'
Nottinghamshire batsman Jake Libby's former coach believes his debut century will inspire other Cornish cricketers.

Truro 'must turn chances into goals'
Truro City manager Steve Tully believes his side need to start taking their chances if they hope to move up the league.

Pirates 'gifted' London Scottish win
Cornish Pirates director of rugby Ian Davies feels "gifted" points cost his side against London Scottish.

Truro not good enough - Carlisle
Truro City assistant Wayne Carlisle admits his side were second best as they bow out of the FA Cup to lower league opponents.

BBC News | UK | World Edition
Scotland votes 'No' to independence
As Scotland votes to stay in the UK Alex Salmond calls for the pledge of more devolved powers to be carried out, and David Cameron says the commitments will be honoured in full.

Cameron: Let's build a better UK
PM David Cameron says it is time for millions of voices in England, Wales and Northern Ireland to be heard after Scotland votes to stay in the UK.

Shares rise in London on 'No' vote
Shares rise in London after Scotland rejects independence, as a rally in the pound fades.

Health services finances 'worsening'
The NHS in England has run up a deficit of nearly £500m in the first few months of the financial year, official figures show.

MP Hancock resigns from Lib Dems
Liberal Democrat MP Mike Hancock, who had faced allegations he sexually assaulted a constituent, resigns from the party.

Train stuck in floods after storms
Some 90 passengers are rescued from a train after it became trapped in flood water during a night of storms in southern England.

Court to decide on abuse legal aid
The High Court is due to decide whether to allow a challenge to rules that determine whether victims of domestic abuse get legal aid in family cases.

GSK fined in China for bribery
China fines UK pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline $490m (£297m) for bribery and its former head of Chinese operations is given a suspended jail sentence.

Cancer test 'Jolie effect' found
Referrals to breast cancer clinics more than doubled in the UK after Angelina Jolie revealed last year she had had a double mastectomy, say scientists.

Man charged over fatal stabbing
A man is charged with the murder of a woman who was stabbed to death at a house in east London.

University to spend £150k on chairs
Plymouth University agrees to spend £150,000 on seven chairs for graduation ceremonies.

Beatles' Eleanor Rigby made from £1m
A sculpture of The Beatles' song character Eleanor Rigby made from £1m of used bank notes is to go on show at the Museum of Liverpool.

Flautist Galway wins lifetime award
Classical flautist Sir James Galway is honoured with a lifetime achievement prize at the Gramophone Awards in London.

First minister to discuss 'No' vote
Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson is to talk to his Welsh counterpart Carwyn Jones later on the implications of the 'No' vote in the Scottish referendum.

Teenager dies in County Down crash
A 19-year-old man dies following a car crash in County Down on the main coast road between Newcastle and Annalong.

Scots No sparks call for more powers
As Scotland votes to reject independence - but is promised further powers from Westminster - First Minister Carwyn Jones is set to speak about what it could mean for Wales.

PM says Wales must have more say
Prime Minister David Cameron says Wales and the other UK nations must get more of a say over their affairs.

In quotes: Reaction to the 'No' vote
Scotland has voted 'No' to independence. Here is what some of the leading figures in the campaign have said about the result

Clackmannanshire No is first result
The first result in the Scottish independence referendum is announced, with most people voting "No" in Clackmannanshire by 54% to 46%.

Call for more local council powers
Councils in England are calling for an urgent meeting of a constitutional convention to consider the wider impact of the Scottish referendum.

Tiger victim family 'wants answers'
The family of a zookeeper killed by a tiger in Cumbria, says there are still questions to be answered after the inquest into her death.

Pardew accuses fans of 'hysteria'
Alan Pardew says Newcastle United fans have created "mass hysteria" at St James' Park after his side's poor start.

Abuse aimed at Andy Murray 'vile'
Online abuse directed at tennis star Andy Murray after he declares support for Scottish independence is described as "vile" by police.

Tottenham report anti-Semitic flag
Tottenham report an anti-Semitic banner displayed by Partizan Belgrade fans to Uefa, European football's governing body.

My family and other ibex
The mountain goats of the Italian Alps used to be encountered by any hiker who ventured high enough. Not any more.

The father of 26 preaching birth control
Rural women in Ivory Coast typically work from dawn to dusk, while men get time off to relax. But now some men are being sent back to school.

Kenya's Westgate attack a year on: Voices from the mall
Powerful memories still fresh after 12 months - the first terrifying hours of Kenya's deadly Westgate siege.

In full: Cameron on UK future
The full text of Prime Minister David Cameron's statement after the Scottish referendum on independence on 18 September 2014.

At-a-glance: Referendum night
An at-a-glance guide to the Scottish independence referendum results night.

'Electoral fraud' in Glasgow probed
Police investigate allegations of 10 cases of suspected electoral fraud at various polling stations around Glasgow.

VIDEO: House of Commons
Tory MP John Baron asks an urgent question on the government's response to Islamic State.

VIDEO: 'Home of golf' accepts women members
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St Andrews has voted to accept women members for the first time in its history.

VIDEO: London hosts Turner and Constable shows
Rivals in life, two of Britain's greatest painters William Turner and John Constable, are the subjects of major exhibitions in London.

VIDEO: Ambulance death woman 'let down'
The grieving family of a woman in her 70s who died while waiting in a queue of ambulances at Morriston Hospital, Swansea, says the system let her down.

VIDEO: Archbishop of Canterbury: 'I doubt'
In an interview with BBC Bristol presenter Lucy Tegg, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, admits he sometimes has doubts about God.

VIDEO: Police appeal after art theft attempt
Birmingham Police have asked for help to identify a man caught on CCTV attempting to take a piece of art from a city centre gallery.

VIDEO: Nine convicted of 'pyramid scheme'
Nine women have been convicted of operating a "pyramid" scheme in which thousands of investors lost money.

VIDEO: Police search Alice suspect's home
Police have been searching the property of suspect, Arnis Zalkalns, as they continue to investigate the disappearance of 14-year-old Alice Gross.

VIDEO: Why are there so many blackberries?
It has been a bumper year for edible plants and berries according to The Woodland Trust, who say this autumn could see the best fruit crop since records began.

The politics of the English Question
James Landale on the politics of trying to answer

Could Scottish vote change England?
What does the Scottish vote mean for England?

Paradise island murder mystery
Mystery over tourist killings continues to baffle Thailand police

The Freudian phrases you use without realising it
Just what exactly does the term Freudian mean?

How real is The Riot Club?
How real is the Riot Club?

Quiz of the week's news
Which animal fought a valiant battle against an escalator?

Polish theatre dedicated to Shakespeare
Opening night for Shakespeare theatre... in Gdansk

'Scotland writes history' - the papers
Papers report from Scottish referendum polling stations


Golya sewen / Celebrating success

Cornish Language and Place Names

Y’n vledhen ma, an re neb a sewenis y’ga apposyansow a allas golya aga sewena ha kuntell aga testskrifow orth solempnita arbennek, synsys yn Lys Kernow. Moy ages 70 studhyer ha’ga gwester a gemeras rann y’n dohajydh, restrys gans Kesva an Taves Kernewek.
An solempnita o an kynsa synsys yn Kernow hag ynwedh an kynsa termyn rag studhoryon neb sewensa yn apposyansow nowyth Asset – framweyth apposyans aswonnys yn kenedhlek hag yw kavadow lemmyn yn Kernewek.

An dohajydh o komendys gans Polin Prys, Kaderyer an Gesva. Dyghtyor MAGA, Jenefer Lowe a gewsys adro dhe’n edhom a wolya sewena yn Kernewek ha Sodhek Adhyskans Mike Tresidder a glerhas framweyth Asset nowyth. An testskrifow o res gans an Bardh Meur, Mick Paynter, neb a ros grassow dhe’n studhoryon oll a’ga ober abarth an taves.

This year, those who successfully passed their examinations were able to celebrate their success by collecting their certificates at a special ceremony, held in Lys Kernow. More than 70 students and guests attended the afternoon, which was organised by Kesva an Taves Kernewek. The ceremony was not only the first of its kind in Cornwall, but also, in addition to the exams run by the Kesva itself, celebrated the first group of successes in the new Asset examinations, a nationally accredited scheme now available to Cornish.

The afternoon was introduced by Chair of the Kesva Polin Prys. MAGA manager Jenefer Lowe spoke of the importance of celebrating achievement in Cornish, while Education Officer Mike Tresidder explained the new Asset system. Certificates were presented by the Grand Bard, Mick Paynter, who thanked all the candidates for their work and support for the language.


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