BBC news for Devon

Pontypridd student's stair fall death 'accidental'

Luke Johns, from Pontypridd, had drunk alcohol and taken MDMA before he fell, an inquest heard.

Man 'critical' after being hit by ambulance in Tiverton

The 40-year-old man was walking on the carriageway of the A361 at Tiverton, police say.

Man's bomb hoax to stop wife’s night out in Minehead

Court hears Mo Ahmed was angry his wife was going out while he worked two jobs to make ends meet.

'Whale dung stone' found on Ilfracombe beach

Jack Tipper found what he believes is ambergris while walking on a beach in Devon.

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Deadly storm causes Dutch and German transport chaos

A fierce storm sweeping across northern Europe kills three people and halts Dutch and German trains.

Trump denies view on Mexico wall changed

The president fires off tweets after his chief of staff had said campaign promises had evolved.

Facebook selfie showing murder weapon helps convict killer

Police discovered the weapon used to murder a Canadian teen in a photo she took with her friend.

Turpin case: Parents of captive children due in court

David and Louise Turpin will be asked whether they admit charges of torture and child endangerment.