BBC news for Cornwall

Devon and Cornwall chief probed in expenses row

A chief constable is being investigated by police over comments made about election expenses.

Foot found in walking boot in Lee Gilbert hunt

A walking boot containing the remains of a human foot is found in a wood.

Medical director struck off for ignoring concerns

A medical director who ignored a damning report on a gynaecologist at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has been struck off.

Care home worker Karen Pedley given 14 life sentences

A "fire-obsessed" care home worker who killed a 96-year-old resident by setting fire to her room is given 14 life sentences.

Live BBC World News

Clinton plans would start WWIII - Trump

Donald Trump says presidential rival Hillary Clinton's plan for Syria would lead to "World War Three".

Canadian nurse charged with eight murders

A nursing home worker in Ontario is charged with eight counts of murder spanning several years.

Which country is the most generous in the world?

A new table claims Iraqis are the kindest to strangers, while Myanmar is the most generous country on earth.

Iran 'jails dual US-Iranian national Robin Shahini for 18 years'

A dual Iranian-American national says he has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in Iran for allegedly collaborating with a hostile government.