NHS Cyber Attack Hero 'Admitted He Created Code To Harvest Bank Details'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 05.08.2017 | UK

The British security expert hailed a hero for derailing a global cyber attack admitted to police he created a code which harvests bank details and hin...

Girl, 15, Dies After Taking 'Legal High' In Park

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.07.2017 | UK

A 15-year-old girl has died after taking a suspected ‘legal high’ in a park in Devon. The teenager was found unconscious at about 4.50am at Bakers...

The Police Have Unveiled The First Fully Operational Drone Unit

Press Association | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Tech

The police force might be devoting vast resources to stopping drones but that doesn’t mean it can’t see the benefit of using them too. Two police ...

Junior Doc Who Wrote Viral Post About Pressures Of Working For NHS Found Dead At Home

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A “much-loved” junior doctor, who wrote a viral post about the pressures of working for the NHS, has been found dead in her home. The body of Dr ...

The Dangers Of Mixing Hotels And Toddlers

Robert Lane | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Parents
Robert Lane

I am very much of the opinion that hotels and toddlers do not mix. We've had the odd night at a Lenny Henry themed hotel off a motorway to break up an intolerable long journey but the thought of a week in a hotel with a little one or two doesn't appeal.

This Crocodile Shark Is Native To Tropical Waters, So Why Is It In Devon?

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.03.2017 | UK

A rare species of shark that usually lives in the tropical waters of Australia and Brazil has been found on the UK coastline. Staff at the National Ma...

The Great Mother Of Exeter

Maggy Whitehouse | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Maggy Whitehouse

No matter whether you are religious, agnostic or atheist, the great old churches and temples of this world carry a powerful charge of energy from the centuries of prayer, of song and of silence that have been carried out there. Even now, most folk hush themselves when they enter an ancient church and take a moment to feel the echo of the ages.

Dear The Daily Mail: Here In Devon, We Welcome Refugees

Ewan Somerville | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Ewan Somerville

I sincerely hope that the refugees that have arrived here in North Devon are unaware of the words that are being written in some quarters in the British press. What is certain is that we could not have done more to welcome these children, and I feel proud to have played my part by speaking out, ensuring their new lives here in the UK are the best they can possibly be.

50ft Dead Whale Washes Up On Devon Beach

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK

A 50ft dead whale has washed up on a beach in Devon. The decaying fin whale was discovered on Red Rock beach, near Dawlish Warren on Thursday morning....

The Most Dramatic Pictures From Last Night's Storm From Across The UK

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK

Torrential rain and lightning hit parts of the UK on Tuesday night, despite record-breaking temperatures in other parts of the country. There are als...

First Catch Your Hare*

Maggy Whitehouse | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Comedy
Maggy Whitehouse

I didn't catch the hare; I found it lying by the side of the road after midnight as I drove back from a comedy gig in Bath. I was only 300 metres from home when I saw this soft, golden pile of fur curled up at the bottom of the hedgerow and I hit the brakes sharply.

The Woman Who Walks Barefoot on the Moor

Maggy Whitehouse | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Maggy Whitehouse

We humans are more and more disconnected from the Earth. I used to walk barefoot around the house and garden all summer but stopped about a decade ago because I got verrucas. Once they'd gone, I'd lost the habit.

Two Hundred and Six Miles Later - Loving Life in Rural Devon

Vicky Dean | Posted 30.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Vicky Dean

Five months ago in November 2015 we packed up our house in Leicester and moved 206 miles south to a sleepy village in rural Mid-Devon. Having only visited Devon once before, when we were house hunting that August, it was a pretty radical thing to do.

Appeal After Cat's Body Found Skinned, Broken And Bound In Car Park

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES AND DETAILS The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dead cat's broken body was found skinned and bound in a Devon ca...

Missing Junior Doctor 'Mentioned Jeremy Hunt In Letter'

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 16.02.2016 | UK

Police have refused to deny claims that missing junior doctor Rose Polge wrote a letter mentioning Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt before disappearing la...

Junior Doctor 'Walked Out Stressed Halfway Through Shift' On Day She Went Missing

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 16.02.2016 | UK

A junior doctor who has been missing since Friday reportedly walked out “stressed” halfway through her hospital shift. Rose Polge was last seen...

Major Search For Missing Junior Doctor In Devon

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 14.02.2016 | UK

A major search operation has been launched for a junior doctor who has gone missing. Dr Rose Polge, 25, who works at Torbay Hospital in Torquay, De...

Dartmoor Life

Maggy Whitehouse | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Maggy Whitehouse

I love Devon life. I love the farmers and their sheep and cattle that surround us; I love helping search for lost ponies and disentangling sheep from fences; I love walking the lanes at night with the beagles and watching the skies turn...

A 21st Century Nativity

Maggy Whitehouse | Posted 14.12.2016 | UK
Maggy Whitehouse

It was a beautiful night with a New Moon in South Tawton, Devon, England. And the world was about to change forever... Okay, so it wasn't a star, but...

Royal Ramblings Meets Leva 'Blue Pants' Bates

Danny Stone | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK Sport
Danny Stone

Leva 'Blue Pants' Bates is one of those rarest of talents in professional wrestling, someone who has organically 'got over' with the fans. The WWE NXT...

Olympic Rower Saves Drowning Boy Who Said 'I'm 7, I'm Too Young To Die'

PA | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK Sport

Former Olympic rower James Cracknell has said he is "so proud" of his son Croyde after they rescued a drowning grandfather and grandson at a beach.The...

Working 14 Hours a Day to Lose Money - The Personal Cost of the Milk Price Crisis

Alice Knox | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK
Alice Knox

It is hard to express how depressing it is to get out of bed at 5.30am to work a 14 hour day to lose more money. It's difficult to carry on. We are dairy farmers on the north side of Dartmoor National Park with a small herd of 100 milking cows. We are struggling to survive. For every litre of milk we sell we now lose seven pence.

How to Plan Free Days Out on a Last-Minute Family Summer Holiday

William Gray | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK Parents
William Gray

The school summer holidays may already be well underway, but if you're yet to book a break, or feel the need for an extra week away, it's not too late to snap up a last-minute holiday at one of Britain's favourite family boltholes.

Room with a View - Thurlestone Hotel - Devon

Pregnant City Girl | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Pregnant City Girl

I looked and looked for somewhere on or near a beach with a pool, not as far as Cornwall and with great reviews and facilities for kids. Not easy as it goes. I'm a very difficult customer and look for super-high standards. I don't want to compromise on anything; we need good food, luxurious rooms, great service plus all of the above.

What Hospices Are Really Like, According to 27-year-old Abigail Randall

Katherine Elliott | Posted 03.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Katherine Elliott

Abby was having chemotherapy for a brain tumour for six months until March this year, "it wasn't as successful as we had hoped," she explained to me matter-of-factly, "so I made a treatment choice while I was at Derriford Hospital and decided I wanted to enjoy my time."