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Cornwall: County of England
Cornwall is a ceremonial county in South West England, bordered to the north and west by the Celtic Sea, to the south by the English Channel, and to the east by Devon, the River Tamar forming the border between them. Cornwall is the westernmost part of the South West Peninsula of the island of Great Britain. The southwesternmost point is Land's End and the southernmost Lizard Point. Cornwall has a population of 568,210 and an area of 3,563 km2 (1,376 sq mi). The county has been administered since 2009 by the unitary authority, Cornwall Council. The ceremonial county of Cornwall also includes the Isles of Scilly, which are administered separately. The administrative centre of Cornwall is Truro, its only city.

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Duchess of Cornwall records message to mark World Osteoporosis Day 2020 [Video]

Duchess of Cornwall records message to mark World Osteoporosis Day 2020

Courtesy: Clarence House President of the Royal Osteoporosis Society, TheDuchess of Cornwall, has recorded a video message for the Royal OsteoporosisSociety and the International Osteoporosis..

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Fearless pensioner celebrates turning 80 by skydiving from 10,000ft [Video]

Fearless pensioner celebrates turning 80 by skydiving from 10,000ft

A fearless octogenarian celebrated turning 80 by skydiving at 10,000ft – justmonths after an earlier attempt resulted in her making an emergency jumpfollowing a mayday call. Known for marking..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 02:46Published

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Concerns are raised over the Covid-19 restrictions which affect different regions.
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Perranporth: Lifeguards warn over 'fierce' rip currents

Beaches on the north coast of Cornwall have been affected by a large number of rip currents.
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Cornwall toddler died after getting caught in blind cord

Cobie Grimshaw died after climbing on top of a sofa in what a coroner called a "truly tragic" death.
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Facebook bans Cornwall therapist's 'sexual' nipple tattoo ads

Vicky Morgan is trained to draw tattoos for cancer survivors who lost breasts through a mastectomy.
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Covid: 170 test positive at Cornwall meat plant

Most of those who tested positive at the Cornish factory were asymptomatic and unaware they had Covid.
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Two dead and one critically injured in Cornwall crash

The three were in one vehicle involved in the two-car crash near St Austell, police say.
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Cornwall lithium deposits 'globally significant'

Cornish Lithium has been testing grades of the metal in deep geothermal waters near Redruth.
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RNLI 120-year-old collection box from Cornwall restored to use

The 1900s fundraiser will return to its home in Penlee after being saved at auction.
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Car spotted crashing in waves in Cornwall

It is not clear how the car came to be in the water or how it will be removed.
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Teacher Simon Flynn died in paddleboard 'freak accident'

Simon Flynn fell into the water and got caught in moorings while on holiday in Cornwall.
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Paddle boarder dies after falling into moorings

The man was rescued from Rock beach in Cornwall, but died at the scene.
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UK's 'first geothermal lido' opens in Cornwall

The pool in Penzance is mainly heated by a 410m-deep well and reaches a temperature of 35°C.
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Dwarf kitten with 'massive personality' rescued in Cornwall

"Enchanting" Mowzer was found neglected at just seven weeks old on a farm in Cornwall.
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British beaches lined with rubbish, faeces, vomit and urine after thousands gather during weekend heatwave

Sites in Kent, Sussex, Dorset and Cornwall left filthy after daytrippers go home
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Doom Bar: Hydrochloric acid spilt at brewery in Cornwall

About 1,000 litres of acid is being cleaned up by a specialist contractor, emergency crews say.
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'It's horrifying': Cornwall tourist influx leaves some locals scared to go shopping

Neighbouring Devon warns of 'unprecedented influx of visitors' this weekend
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Coronavirus: Cornwall locals 'too scared' to go shopping

Some Cornish residents say the crowds are "madness" and they are banning their children from towns.
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Google's new transatlantic data cable to land in Cornwall

The tech giant plans a new high-end transatlantic data cable to go from the US to Bude, in Cornwall.
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Coronavirus: Eden Project to cut more than 200 jobs

Managers say lockdown and visitor restrictions have lost the Cornwall attraction "more than £7m".
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Cornwall tourist chief condemns sign telling visitors to 'f**k off'

Officials expect 80,000 visitors to the county over the coming week
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Cornwall cyclist, 71, dies in heavy goods vehicle crash

A man dies after a crash with a heavy goods vehicle in St Erth, near Hayle, police say.
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Cornwall flypast marks Dunkirk veteran's 100th birthday

A flypast, parade and a card from the Queen were all part of the celebrations for Eric Taylor.
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Coronavirus: 'Armed officers' sent to check Cornwall holiday let

Shaun Pritchard says he has complained to the police watchdog about the "alarming" incident.
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George Floyd: Sergeant 'shared altered image' of arrest

The Devon and Cornwall officer possibly faces criminal charges for sharing the image on WhatsApp, the IOPC says.
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Coronavirus: Outbreak confirmed at Pengover House

Eleven people at Pengover House in Liskeard, Cornwall, have tested positive for coronavirus.
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Window cleaner marks 49 years cleaning Cornish town's windows

Ralph Elcox, 73, has spent five decades cleaning windows in his home town of Camborne in Cornwall.
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Man arrested over Penryn suspect bomb at Masonic lodge

A man was arrested on suspicion of attempted arson with intent to endanger life, in Cornwall.
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Deer rescued from sea by fisherman off Cornwall

The animal found itself in tricky waters about a mile out from Porthleven in Cornwall.
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Teenage girl among two dead after Cornwall sea rescues

The girl was trapped under a boat while a man died after being pulled out of the sea off Cornwall.
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Police wake up caravan tourists flouting lockdown rules in Cornwall

'With engagement, explanation and education they moved on,' force says
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UK weather forecast: Hottest day of the year so far expected this week

Wednesday forecast to surpass the 26C recorded in Cornwall on Good Friday
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Coronavirus: Fifty million plastic pieces sifted from beach in lockdown

Artist Rob Arnold is spending his lockdown sifting 40 sacks of beach litter in Cornwall.
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Coronavirus: Surrey to St Ives seaside day trip 'due to exam pressure'

The pair told police they felt their 265-mile drive from Surrey to Cornwall was essential.
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Coronavirus: Fined Lyme Bay divers from Edinburgh and Cornwall

Helicopters, lifeboats and a warship searched for one of the divers after a Mayday call.
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Coronavirus: Kent couple fined for Falmouth lockdown 'mini-break'

The Kent couple also had their car seized after they were found asleep in the vehicle in Cornwall.
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Cornish dad bakes pasty the size of his newborn son

Tim Fuge, from Cornwall, says it was a struggle to find a baking tray for the 4,000-calorie pasty.
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Coronavirus: Police warn people will be fined for travelling to beauty spots over Easter bank holiday

Devon and Cornwall officers among those imposing road checks to keep tourists away
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Coronavirus: ‘I’m digging graves for people who are still living’

As local councils prepare for coronavirus deaths, a gravedigger in Cornwall has been asked by his local parish to dig extra graves.
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Coronavirus: Holiday lets in Cornwall 'acting illegally'

A council has received complaints about some providers accepting guests during the lockdown.
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Coronavirus: Four die at Royal Cornwall Hospital

The deaths - the first coronavirus-related deaths in Cornwall - are among 20 cases in the county.
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Harry Billinge: Cornwall D-Day veteran appointed MBE

Harry Billinge, 94, raised more than £25,000 towards the cost of building a national memorial.
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Cornwall cocaine driver hit 130mph on M5 in police chase

Darren McKie was being chased by a convoy of police cars and the force helicopter.
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Live whale washes up on Cornwall beach

Animal was reportedly 'in death throes' when medics arrived
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Post-mortem to be held on beached whale

The 20m-long fin whale died hours after it was stranded on rocks in Cornwall on Friday.
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Whale beached in Cornwall: Rescuers race to save the whale

It was spotted swimming around the coast earlier in the morning.
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Storm Ciara: Cornwall lightning strikes damage houses

Rail services were also suspended after a series of lightning strikes across parts of the county.
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Conifa World Football Cup: Jersey and Cornwall aiming to win 2020 title on debuts

BBC Sport profiles the two British teams aiming to win the Conifa World Football Cup this summer.
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Marc Cole inquest: Police Taser use 'played part' in death

Marc Cole suffered deteriorating mental health before he was Tasered by police in Cornwall.
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Royal Marine dies after training incident in Cornwall

The recruit got into difficulty during a training exercise on Tuesday.
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Dolphin pod captured on video swimming alongside row boat in Cornwall

"We don't really see them that far up the river very often," rowing club spokesperson said
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