BBC news for Cornwall

Ninety-year record for world's heaviest red cabbage beaten

A world record that has stood for more than 90 years for the heaviest red cabbage, is broken by a man from Cornwall.

Cornish Pirates 'almost went out of business' before new funding - Dicky Evans

Cornish Pirates were in danger of going out of business before new funding was agreed for the Championship club.

Portuguese men-of-war found in Cornwall

Beach visitors are warned to avoid potentially lethal Portuguese men-of-war following sightings in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Discarded bodyboards litter Cornish beach

Six-hundred broken bodyboards collected from beaches over the summer are being stacked high to highlight the amount of waste they create.

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Police release bodycam footage of Keith Scott shooting

Police in Charlotte, North Carolina, release officer bodycam and dashcam footage of a controversial shooting of a black man last week.

Syria conflict: UN chief 'appalled' by Aleppo escalation

UN chief Ban Ki-moon is "appalled by the chilling military escalation" in the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo, with the UN Security Council due to meet.

Washington State gun attack suspect in custody

A suspect sought over a deadly gun attack in Washington state has been arrested and named as Arcan Cetin, 20, from Turkey.

Jordan writer in blasphemy case Nahid Hattar killed

A Jordanian writer charged with offending Islam after sharing a satirical cartoon on his Facebook page is killed in the capital Amman.