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BBC Cornwall | Cornwall
Police investigate Perranporth care home over safeguarding
The management team is replaced at the Cornwall home following concerns over its quality of care.
Pilot injured as plane crashes in field in Cornwall
The four-seater light aircraft came down close to a garage near St Agnes in Cornwall.
Cornwall child migrant woman gets passport apology
Mary-Ann Astbury moved with her adoptive parents from Canada to Britain in 1971.
The festivals aiming to get rid of single-use plastic by 2021
Bestival and Boardmasters are among more than 60 festivals vowing to ban single-use plastic by the year 2021.
Cornwall Council votes to approve partial funding of stadium
Stadium for Cornwall backers are hoping to get another £3m of funding from the government.
Tree surgeon fined over car smash near Truro primary school
The man attached a rope around the tree to his truck before driving off near to a primary school.
'Highly dangerous' ammunition boxes found in Cornwall
The boxes containing 20mm bullets washed up on two beaches.
Bronze age pot uncovered in Cornwall field
The dig near Looe also turned up prehistoric artefacts like flint tools and pottery.
Petition calls for Walkers to change plastic crisp packets
More than 150,000 people sign a petition after some packets found on beaches dated back to the 1980s.
Mother thanks paramedics who delivered her baby in ambulance
Rebecca Welch's baby son Grayson was delivered in an ambulance on the way to the Royal Cornwall Hospital.
Extreme dog grooming: Harmless fun or threat to pets?
Extreme grooming is on the rise - but should people be taking their beloved pooches to "dog spas"?
'Nothing but a holiday resort?'
Eighty years ago Cornwall was already a tourist destination. Visiting the country with a 1939 guidebook reveals what has changed, and what has stayed the same.
Matt Bolwell and Sam Matavesi: Cornish Pirates pair sign new one-year deals
Back-row Matt Bolwell and hooker Sam Matavesi sign new one-year contracts with Championship side Cornish Pirates.
Tom McHale: Truro City keeper says stadium decision means club has 'great future'
Truro City keeper Tom McHale says Cornwall Council's decision to approve funding for a planned new stadium has boosted the club.
Javier Rojas Alvarez: Cornish Pirates sign Argentina back on one-year deal
Cornish Pirates will sign Argentina international back Javier Rojas Alvarez on a one-year contract in the summer.

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Skripal poisoning: Salisbury toxic hotspots clean-up begins
Police cordons seal off parts of the city but officials insist there is no danger to the public.
Two years for teen 'cyber terrorist' who targeted US officials
Kane Gamble accessed the details of top US security officials from his bedroom in Leicestershire.
Prince Charles to be next Commonwealth head
Commonwealth leaders agree that Prince Charles will be the next head of the organisation, BBC understands.
Windrush: Alan Johnson says landing cards decision was made in 2009
Former Labour home secretary says the "administrative decision" was made by UK Border Agency officials.
Cliff Richard privacy case: I was not heavy-handed, says BBC reporter
The BBC journalist who broke the story about the probe into Sir Cliff denies pressurising police.
Alfie Evans case: Supreme Court rules against parents for second time
The court has also refused permission for the parents of the terminally ill toddler to appeal.
Sex game man who shot woman in vagina has sentence cut
David Andrew Jeffers accidentally shot a woman in the vagina at a hotel.
Beckton birthday acid attacker John Tomlin jailed for 16 years
John Tomlin's victim says her 21st birthday "turned into a day where my face was taken away from me".
Ofcom seeks to scrap local TV roll-out
The media regulator says launching more local TV stations in the UK is not viable.
Arsene Wenger to leave Arsenal: 'One of the greatest' - Sir Alex Ferguson
Departing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is described as "one of the greatest" Premier League managers by old rival Sir Alex Ferguson.
March garden body probe: Fourth arrest made
The dead man had sustained "significant head trauma" but the cause of death is not yet confirmed.
Hunt on for £9.5m lottery winner in Lincolnshire
The winning ticket was bought in Lincolnshire and the owner has until 4 October to make a claim.
Tributes as Tessa Jowell visits Commons for cancer debate
Speaker John Bercow was among those who paid tribute to Tessa Jowell, as she returned to the Commons to attend a debate on cancer treatment.
Phone shop staff watch as thief rips mobiles from shelf
CCTV pictures capture the moment a man walks off with four phones in front of shop staff.
Polystyrene mountain makes tunnel safe
Giant polystyrene blocks are used to fill a disused railway tunnel in Fife at the Forth Road Bridge.
Five things to do while waiting for VAR
VAR (visual assistant referee) has been trialled in the FA Cup this year, but some fans complain it takes too long.
UK weather: Why this isn't a heatwave... yet
People across the UK have been enjoying unusually warm weather, but when can we call it a heatwave?
'Angry' army veteran attacked Ipswich neighbours
The court heard there had been "simmering tension" between the neighbours.
Alex Skeel: 'My abusive girlfriend threatened to kill me'
Alex Skeel, 22, was beaten, stabbed and starved by his partner for five years.
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Everton plan 'Holy Trinity' statue near Goodison Park
The club want to create a "permanent reminder" of Howard Kendall, Colin Harvey and Alan Ball.
Offshore crews keeping lookout for toy ship in Atlantic
Two young brothers first launched their toy pirate ship from Peterhead last year and it is now off Guyana.
Advice for the Windrush generation on what to do next
Questions from those affected by the Windrush immigration row answered by an immigration lawyer.
London Marathon: The wacky outfits embraced by runners
It used to be rare but runners in fancy costumes are now a major part of the event and something the organisers encourage.
Plastic waste: What are the alternatives?
A ban on plastic straws and cotton buds is being considered. How can you play your part?
Cancer: Is it a good move to ditch Dr Google?
BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew and his wife Emma chose not to look up the disease on the internet
Mel Giedroyc: From The Generation Game to Shakespeare's Beatrice
Mel Giedroyc on playing Beatrice in the Shakespeare comedy and the reaction to The Generation Game.
British artist scoops first prize in the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards
A haunting portrait of a Christian pilgrim has won this year's awards.
London Marathon: Hero helper and runner will start together
David Wyeth wants a personal best in this year's London Marathon and to cross the line unassisted
Grieving mum warns of teddy danger after daughter's death
Dexy Leigh Walsh's 18-month-old daughter suffocated under a cuddly toy in her bed in Dundee.

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