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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Hayley Westcott

    BBC News Online

    That's all for today from Local Live, but we'll be back at 08:00 to bring you all of Wednesday's news, sport, travel and weather updates.

    Don't forget BBC Spotlight with Justin Leigh and Victoria Graham at 18:30 on BBC One and the late news at 22:30.

  2. Off with their heads! King Arthur's birthplace Tintagel Castle placed in Swindon by Google

    Jonathan Morris

    BBC News Online

    King Arthur is probably rolling in his grave - wherever that may be. Tintagel Castle, reputed to be the legendary monarch's birthplace, has been placed in Swindon by Google.


    The mistake was spotted on the new online pages which Google and English Heritage produced of the country's historic attractions.

    But Swindon's hopes of a tourism boost were short-lived.

    "We're aware of the issue and are currently working to fix it," said Google which said the location had got confused with English Heritage’s office in Swindon.

    Tintagel Close

    Swindon does have a connection with the tourist attraction - it's Tintagel Close - but there are no castles there - just rows of terraced houses.

    Carolyn May, clerk of Tintagel Parish Council said: "I don't think there's much comparison.

    "Tintagel Castle could not be much more removed from Swindon and anyone hoping to find the castle in Swindon will be very disappointed."

  3. Family-run Devon hotel sold to national developers

    Hayley Westcott

    BBC News Online

    A hotel in Woolacombe in North Devon has been sold to the national hotel group, Northern Powerhouse Developments (NPD).

    The Royal Hotel, which is made up of 100 bedrooms and set in two-and-a-half acres on the approach to the beaches of Woolacombe, had been family run for several years.

    Michael Easton, of JLL in Exeter, who handled the sale, said: "A hotel of this size is rarely available in the West Country and we are delighted it has been bought by a company looking to make significant and necessary investment to protect its future for many years to come."

    The Royal Hotel is the 11th purchase by NPD and will be added to its growing portfolio of hotels across the UK.

  4. Dad to serve at least 18 years as he's jailed for life for baby murder

    BBC Wales News

    Matthew Scully-Hicks, the father from Cornwall convicted of murdering his 18-month-old adopted daughter, has been given a life sentence with a minimum of 18 years.

    Baby Elsie died after suffering a "blunt head injury", which triggered a cardiac arrest and starved her organs of blood.

    Scully-Hicks, 31, of Delabole had denied inflicting the catastrophic injuries on her at his Cardiff home four days before she died.

    He called 999 on 25 May 2016 claiming he had found her unresponsive on the floor but a jury at Cardiff Crown Court unanimously rejected his claim.

    He's been told he must serve at least 18 years before being considered for release.

    Matthew Scully-Hicks
  5. Weather update: A chilly night with sunny spells on Wednesday

    BBC Weather

    It will be a dry evening with clearing skies, which will lead to a rather chilly night with a touch of frost likely.

    Any lingering showers should ease by Wednesday morning and a largely fine day with sunny skies will follow.

    Sunshine could turn hazy later in the afternoon as cloud gradually thickens from the west.

    Maximum temperature: 11C (52F)

    weather map
  6. Staff 'not paid' at Devon bakery

    Carys Edwards

    Correspondent, BBC Spotlight

    A Devon bakery, which has been open for more than a century, is in crisis after staff say they weren't paid wages last month.

    About 30 people work at Endacotts Bakery in Okehampton, which has been a family-run business since 1885, but it was sold to a Somerset businessman earlier this year.

    Staff say they're struggling to pay bills.

    In response, Company Director Nicholas Gould said: "There are a number of concerns relating to the operation of the site which are currently being investigated."

    He added that the business involved "a significant investment" and since day one, there have been issues which now form the basis of litigation and other actions and that "the company is working with a range of advisors to address these matters".

  7. Free day of theatre to mark five year anniversary of community scheme

    Hayley Westcott

    BBC News Online

    There's a chance for local people to take part in theatre workshops and see a showcase performance at Cornwall's Hall For Cornwall as it celebrates its fifth anniversary of a community programme.

    For the last five years, the theatre in Truro has opened its doors to new audiences through the Community Club programme - which provides free and discounted tickets and events to those who have previously not visited.

    Funded by The Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Hall For Cornwall has welcomed more than 6,000 first time theatre-goers as part of the scheme.

    The community open day will take place on 15 November.

    Hall for Cornwall
  8. Charity concern for Devon's food banks in run-up to Christmas

    BBC Radio Devon

    The charity behind many of Devon's food banks says delays and changes in benefits are behind nearly half of its emergency handouts.

    The Trussell Trust is concerned the situation will worsen in the lead up to Christmas and wants the payment of Universal Credit to be speeded up.

    It handed out more than 9,500 three-day emergency food supplies in Devon between April and September.

    crate of food
  9. 'Struggling to cope': Dad sentenced for baby murder

    BBC Wales News

    A father from Cornwall has been jailed for life after killing his baby daughter - just two weeks after adopting her.

    Scully-Hicks, 31 and from Delabole, had denied inflicting catastrophic injuries on 18-month-old Elsie in the eight months he had care of her at their Cardiff home.

    On each occasion Elsie suffered injuries, the killer's husband was away with work and they were reported as domestic accidents such as falling down the stairs.

    Elsie Scully-Hicks

    The trial at Cardiff Crown Court heard how Scully-Hicks had been "struggling to cope" with looking after her, revealed in texts sent to his husband.

    In the messages, he described her as a "psycho" and said she was "having a proper diva strop".

    A jury unanimously found him guilty of murdering her and he has been told he must serve at least 18 years in jail before being considered for release.

  10. Devon MP calls for 'transparency' over lobbying

    Hayley Westcott

    BBC News Online

    Conservative MP for East Devon, Hugo Swire, says MPs should "open their books" and be "entirely transparent" about lobbying.

    The former foreign minister told the House of Commons that the spotlight was on Parliament and it was finally time to "address the issue of access, privileged access and lobbying and funding if we are not to have this repeated time and time again".

    Mr Swire was speaking following an urgent question on private meetings held with International Development Secretary Priti Patel, whilst she was on holiday in Israel.

    Hugo Swire
  11. Dad handed life sentence after injuries 'very typical' of shaken baby

    BBC Wales News

    A man from Cornwall who murdered his 18-month-old daughter has been jailed for life.

    Matthew Scully-Hicks, 31, of Delabole, inflicted catastrophic injuries on baby Elsie just two weeks after adopting her.

    He was told he must serve at least 18 years behind bards before being considered for release.

    Scully-Hicks claimed he never harmed Elsie and said she must have suffered her fatal injuries after he changed her for bed at home on May 25 last year.

    She died at Cardiff's University Hospital of Wales on 29 May 2016 after doctors determined she could not be saved and her ventilator was switched off.

    A pathologist said her injuries were "very typical" of a shaken baby.

    Matthew Scully-Hicks
  12. Cornwall travel: Accident in Camborne

    BBC Radio Cornwall

    In Camborne, there are reports of an accident on the B3303 Trevenson Street near William Street.

  13. Closed footbridge 'harming trade' in Plymouth

    John Danks, BBC Spotlight

    Waterfront businesses in Plymouth say the continued closure of a footbridge is harming trade.

    The bridge, which sits over a flood gate at Sutton Harbour, has been out of action for six months.

    The company which owns it, Sutton Harbour Holdings, says the Environment Agency is to blame.

    One antiques dealer on the Barbican, John Cabello, has described the situation as "horrendous" and that his business has had the worst year in the last eight.

    The Environment Agency says it has already provided £60,000 worth of engineering support to assist in the repairs of the bridge turntable.

    sign by footbridge
  14. BreakingKate Bushell murder: Police pursue new leads after 100 calls

    Hayley Westcott

    BBC News Online

    Police investigating the murder of Exeter school girl Kate Bushell 20 years ago say they've received almost 100 calls and messages from members of the public since launching a new appeal for information on Monday.

    The 14-year-old schoolgirl was killed in a knife attack while walking a neighbour's dog near her home in Exwick in 1997.

    Devon and Cornwall Police says it's still appealing to anybody with information to come forward as one single piece of evidence could lead to the identity of the killer.

  15. Murder dad jailed for life

    BBC Wales News

    Matthew Scully-Hicks

    A man who murdered his 18-month-old daughter just two weeks after formally adopting her has been handed a life sentence.

    Matthew Scully-Hicks, 31, of Delabole, Cornwall, was told he must serve at least 18 years in jail before being considered for release.

    The killer inflicted a catalogue of injuries on Elsie at their Cardiff home in the eight months he had care of her.

    She died four days after being violently shaken in May 2016.

  16. BreakingScully-Hicks jailed for baby murder

    Press Association

    Matthew Scully-Hicks, from Delabole in Cornwall, has been jailed at Cardiff Crown Court for a minimum of 18 years for murdering his adopted daughter Elsie.

    More to follow.

  17. 'Strategic narrative' defended by Cornwall Council

    Tamsin Melville

    Political Reporter, BBC Radio Cornwall

    The leader of Cornwall Council has defended the use of a consultancy to look at Cornwall's so-called 'strategic narrative' which has come under fire.

    The council and the Local Enterprise Partnership have spent £75,000 for a research project run by Lancashire-based firm Thinkingplace.

    Key conclusions include that the county should embrace the environment and focus on tourism.

    Adam Paynter
    Quote Message: I think we're all aware we're leaving the EU and won't be having support from Europe after a couple of years. So we need to look at how Cornwall is going to develop and move forward and how we're going to attract investment into the county. from Adam Paynter Cornwall Council leader
    Adam PaynterCornwall Council leader