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Plymouth

City and unitary authority in England

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Plymouth: City and unitary authority in England
Plymouth is a port city situated on the south coast of Devon, England, approximately 37 miles (60 km) south-west of Exeter and 190 miles (310 km) west-south-west of London. Enclosing the city are the mouths of the river Plym and river Tamar, which are naturally incorporated into Plymouth Sound to form a boundary with Cornwall.

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Plymouth MP Johnny Mercer injured in canoe accident

Plymouth MP Johnny Mercer needed surgery after capsizing in the River Tamar.
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Jack Leslie: Black footballer statue campaign reaches goal

A statue for Jack Leslie who was dropped by England in 1925 will stand outside Home Park in Plymouth.
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Shock sale leaves couple without wedding venue

Kirstie Wood and her fiancé are "devastated" by the sale of the Moorland Garden Hotel in Plymouth.
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Seven migrants found in lorry at Plymouth docks arrested in UK

They were arrested on suspicion of entering the UK illegally after a lorry arrived from France.
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Drake's Island fortress to reopen to public after 30 years

Drake's Island, located about 500m off the Plymouth coast, is a former fort, prison and adventure centre.
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Plymouth resident 'lucky to survive' lightning strike fire

More than six fire crews were sent to the fire in Crownhill, Plymouth late on Tuesday.
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Plymouth man denies attack with seagull

Paul Elcombe, 26, allegedly threw the bird at Kyle Towers at Goodbody's cafe in Plymouth.
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Macclesfield Town v Plymouth Argyle: EFL says League Two game is in doubt

Macclesfield's game at home to Plymouth on Saturday is in doubt, says the English Football League.
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General election 2019: Plymouth divided by life expectancy

How long you live depends on where you live in this Plymouth constituency.
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Plymouth students registered to vote without consent

Plymouth City Council said admin errors meant hundreds of students were registered by mistake.
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Man hit by car over railings on to Plymouth dual carriageway

The victim was seriously hurt when the force of the crash sent him over railings onto the A38 road.
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Luke Pollard: MP's Plymouth office vandalised twice in week

Plymouth MP Luke Pollard invites the culprit to "sit down" for a talk after his office is vandalised.
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Boy seriously injured in Plymouth explosives incident

A man and boy are arrested after a bomb squad is called to a property in Plymouth.
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Vanessa George: Paedophile nursery worker banned from Devon and Cornwall after release from prison

'Her release makes me sick,' says Plymouth MP Luke Pollard. 'She should be kept in jail'
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Vanessa George: Nursery abuser to be banned from Devon and Cornwall

Vanessa George, who abused children at a nursery in Plymouth, is due to be released from prison.
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Police hunt suspected illegal immigrants

Six men were seen jumping from a lorry which had travelled on the Roscoff to Plymouth ferry.
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British Firework Championships winner crowned

Five of the country's top firework companies competed at the championships in Plymouth.
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Plymouth's historic Drake's Island fortress sold

Drake's Island off the Plymouth coast also boasts a 16th Century barracks once used as a prison.
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Greta Thunberg: Climate change activist to set sail from Plymouth

The teenage climate change activist, from Sweden, is preparing to set sail from the UK.
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Plymouth Hoe missing diver: Body found in search for 57-year-old

A 57-year-old man got into difficulty in the water at West Hoe in Plymouth.
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Missing diver: Plymouth Hoe search to continue

The 57-year-old diver was with a small group from a diving club off the coast of Devon.
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Mayflower Steps: Council's U-turn to keep Plymouth cobbles

mayflower steps: council's u-turn to keep plymouth cobbles
Campaigners said moving the cobbles would "rip out the soul" of the historic area.
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