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Olympic Torch relay stuck in slow traffic behind tourist caravan in Cornwall

The Olympic Torch got off to a slow start on its tour of Britain after getting caught behind Brian and Cynthia Jennings on the A30 in West Cornwall.

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Posted: May 18th, 2012
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Cornish ‘Rotavator’ answer to James Cameron epic

The Cornish film industry’s answer to Avatar will have its eagerly awaited premiere at next week’s Cornwall Farmers’ Market in Penzance.

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Posted: Jan 20th, 2010
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Teenager forced to go on holiday with her parents, to appeal to Strasbourg

really just wanted to text her boyfriendThe trip violated her wish to opt out of Article 8 and the right to family life.

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Posted: Jun 2nd, 2009
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World War II battle re-enactor still doesn’t know war game is over

Ramblers in Cornwall stumbled upon Mike Robson, a WWII battle re-enactment enthusiast who had not been told his war game had finished hours ago, and that all the other mock-combatants were now in the pub. Upon hearing the news the disbelieving Truro welder, who was playing a Japanese corporal at the battle of Iwo Jima, rejected the claims as ‘propaganda’ and accused the walking group of being ‘Yankee pig-dogs trying to dishonour me’.

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Posted: May 25th, 2009
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Loan shark spotted off coast of Cornwall

Following a recent survey of marine wildlife off the coast of Cornwall police are investigating reports than an illegal money-lender, or ‘loan shark’, may have been sighted patrolling shallow waters in Newquay bay.

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Posted: Jul 31st, 2008
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