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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Devon

This year
Families of victims say policing failures gave Plymouth gunman a 'license to kill'
Their statement came as an inquest jury found that there was an ‘unsafe culture’ in the police licensing unit.
All time
False teeth, sanitary pads and cooking oils found in 64m giant fatberg discovered in UK
The fatberg was discovered under Sidmouth in Devon just before Christmas last year.
'Monster' 64m fatberg discovered blocking sewer in UK
The mass, which is made up of oil, fat and wet wipes, is the largest-ever fatberg to have been discovered in Devon.
'An extremely dangerous terrorist': Antrim Royal Marine jailed for 18 years for making bombs
Ciarán Maxwell (31), from Larne, manufactured large amounts of ammunition and explosives.
Four directors prosecuted for 'culture of abuse' at UK care centres
People with significant learning disabilities were detained in seclusion rooms which had no heating or toilet facilities.
Extensive search underway for lynx which broke loose from Devon Zoo
Flaviu managed to escape by chewing through a board in the wall of his new home.
Toddler spends three days with the body of his dead mother
It is understood this happened over last weekend.
Police seeking witnesses after man dies in 'axe attack'
The incident happened in the early hours of the morning.
Man (26) arrested on suspicion of 'preparing for act of terrorism'
The arrest was in relation to conflicts overseas.
Twomey family tragedy used for garda training
Elber Twomey will also appear on the Saturday Night show tonight.
'I have forgiven him' - Cork woman opens up about crash that killed her young family
“I have an army in heaven that kick my ass out of bed every morning.”
Man dies trying to rescue his dog from a river
The 46-year-old entered the fast-flowing water after his dog, who escaped unharmed.
Two men convicted of plot to kill singer Joss Stone
“Apart from someone coming around to say someone is trying to kill me, it was a really nice day,” Stone told the court during a three-week trial last month.
Woman killed by falling tree as Britain hit by storms
The 21-year-old woman, who was living in a tent, was hit as a tree fell in heavy rains; two men were also injured.
Irish couple still fighting for life after crash that killed toddler
The Cork town where Con and Elber Twomey lived is in “deep shock” after the accident, the parish priest has said.
Parents visit Irish couple injured in Torquay crash
The Irish couple lost their two-year-old son and unborn baby in the crash on Friday afternoon.
UPDATE: Mother of Irish toddler killed in Devon road crash loses unborn baby
Another man died in the incident which also left the boy’s parents critically injured in hospital. Attempts are being made to contact the family’s relatives in Ireland.
Missing Irish weather buoy is found - 270 miles from home
A marine weather buoy was torn from its mooring during severe storms on December 10 – and showed up off Devon yesterday.
Woman who killed cat in microwave jailed for 168 days
Gina Robins, a 31-year-old English woman, showed little remorse over the incident.
Father of "ill-mannered" email bride hits back at "Miss Fancy Pants"
Upset father launches counter-attack on “snotty” mother-in-law.