BBC news for Cornwall

Six-hour rescue to pull man from mineshaft

More than 50 people were involved in the six hour rescue near St Just in Cornwall.

'Wave of Waste': Body board dress highlights pollution

The 'stunning' creation was made from dozens of dumped body boards.

Cornwall mine fall man in 'hourglass' gap rescue

A man who fell 50ft (15m) down a disused mineshaft suffers "life-threatening" injuries say police.

Making the sea a supermarket - the art of seaweed foraging

A foraging teacher says there's an "entire world" of seaweeds that can be picked, collected and eaten.

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Palestinian gunman kills three Israelis in West Bank

The Israelis were shot dead at the entrance to the West Bank settlement of Har Adar, Israeli police say.

North Korea crisis: Washington denies 'war declared'

North Korea said the US had declared war but the White House dismisses the talk as "absurd".

US Marines get first female infantry officer

A woman lieutenant makes history by graduating from the US Marine Corps' infantry officer training.

US government satellite image shows Puerto Rico blackout

Millions of US citizens are without electricity, clean water, medicine, or communications.