A chief constable is being investigated by police over comments made about election expenses.
A walking boot containing the remains of a human foot is found in a wood.
A medical director who ignored a damning report on a gynaecologist at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has been struck off.
A "fire-obsessed" care home worker who killed a 96-year-old resident by setting fire to her room is given 14 life sentences.
A teenage girl with mental health problems describes her "terrifying" experience of being cared for on an adult ward.
A so-called "six star" holiday resort to be developed by Alton Towers founder John Broome is given planning approval in Cornwall.
A woman who became "fascinated with fire" after saving her family from a burning house is found guilty of killing a woman in an arson attack.
Failings by a medical director to protect patients did not amount to misconduct, a tribunal rules.
Police, fire and ambulance services from the South West are to train alongside soldiers in responding to emergencies, the BBC learns.
A garden gnome is being used in a one-man photographic campaign to improve road drainage.
A bottlenose dolphin is pictured flipping a porpoise into the air in a deadly attack.
Pop star Shakin' Stevens discusses how writing his new album, Echoes Of Our Times, ended in a surprising discovery
Cornish Pirates coach Alan Paver says his side could have played better as they beat Ospreys in the British and Irish Cup.
Redruth boss Marek Churcher praises his side's second-half performance after they crush Cinderford 54-11.
Truro City boss Lee Hodges is pleased with the improvement of his side after their 2-2 draw with Eastbourne Borough.
Donald Trump says presidential rival Hillary Clinton's plan for Syria would lead to "World War Three".
A nursing home worker in Ontario is charged with eight counts of murder spanning several years.
A new table claims Iraqis are the kindest to strangers, while Myanmar is the most generous country on earth.
A dual Iranian-American national says he has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in Iran for allegedly collaborating with a hostile government.
Venezuela's opposition-led parliament votes to open a trial against President Nicolas Maduro - a move he describes as a coup attempt.
The International Energy Agency says that the world's capacity to generate electricity from renewable sources has now overtaken coal.
The UN receives reports of atrocities being committed by IS militants as Iraqi forces close in on Mosul.
Crews dismantle the "Jungle" camp in Calais with sledgehammers as migrants continue to leave by bus.
The co-mayors of Diyarbakir, Turkey's largest Kurdish-majority city, have been detained as part of a terror investigation, security officials say.
Guards watch him 24/7 and it's driving the jailed drug lord insane, his partner says.
The Vatican says it will open its files relating to military rule in Argentina to victims and their relatives.
The ashes of cremated Catholics cannot be kept at home, scattered or divided among family members, the Vatican announces.
Iraqi soldiers near the centre of the stronghold of so-called Islamic State in the fight for Mosul.
Child migrants living in the Calais 'Jungle' camp are allegedly given contradictory guidance
Donald Trump is struggling among millennial voters in recent polls so what are his remaining supporters saying?
One Belgian region is standing between Europe and Canada's attempts to broker a trade agreement.
Ghana mayor steps up election campaign with an unusual tactic.
Svetlana Kuznetsova explains why she cut off a piece of her own ponytail during her WTA Finals match against Agnieszka Radwanska in Singapore.
A baby girl is "born" twice after she is taken out of her mother's womb for 20 minutes for life-saving surgery.
A postcard from a Nazi labour camp is returned to a POW's family after a teacher found it in the road.
A man in America, called "tree guy", is arrested after crossing the road dressed as - you guessed it - a tree.
Clean-up campaign halts over suspicions litter being brought into city.
A man in Siberia takes his kettle to city hall to protest at power cuts.
French politician tripped up by the cost of a pain au chocolat.
Gabriel Gatehouse analyses why Russia increasingly sees the world differently from the West.
The BBC's M Ilyas Khan asks why militants are attacking Quetta, a city caught in struggles between regional powers and militant groups.
A photo from 2013 has really confused the internet - again.
The BBC's Chris Morris looks at how failure to sign an EU trade deal with Canada over Belgium's regional objections could affect EU policy-making decisions.
At the age of 13, Natasha Annie Tonthola was subjected to a ritual sexual initiation at the hands of an older man, but that was just the start of her troubles.
A wheelchair-bound disability activist who was assaulted in India for not standing up to the national anthem recounts his harrowing experience.
In Central Asia, a crisis is brewing over water and electricity. Some countries have energy, the others water - but they cannot seem to agree how to share resources.
After nearly three years of war, South Sudanese artists want to get the country thinking and talking about peace, and have landed on a novel way to do it.
A look back at how Heathrow grew from an airfield where passengers waited for flights in tents, to a major hub with about 75 million people passing through it each year.
Michael Gove says he did not stab Boris Johnson in the back
Jamie Murray receives an OBE from the Queen for his services to sport and charity.
A group of women from Essex is campaigning to get the official dictionary definition of an "Essex girl" removed.
A man discovered what is thought to be an air raid shelter under his driveway after his car wheel got stuck in a hole.
The BBC's Naga Munchetty talks to actor Benedict Cumberbatch about a close call with fans while filming Doctor Strange.
The government is to review gambling machines amid concerns they may harm vulnerable people.
Reaction from outside the court as Christian bakery owners lose an appeal against a ruling that their refusal to make a "gay cake" was discriminatory.
Lauren Dunn, who gave birth to her son Henry early at 26 weeks, describes feeling "robbed" of her time at home with him.
A paramedic describes being constantly spat at as well being verbally and physically abused by patients.
Tim Muffett met Newfoundland rescue dogs in training.