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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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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.
BBC News - Published

Live whale washes up on Cornwall beach

Animal was reportedly 'in death throes' when medics arrived
Independent - Published

Videos for Cornwall


Pod of dolphins makes waves off UK coast [Video]Pod of dolphins makes waves off UK coast

Group of dolphins is spotted swimming off St Ives, England

Credit: Reuters - Viral Video     Duration: 00:54Published

 

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.
BBC News - Published

Whale beached in Cornwall: Rescuers race to save the whale

It was spotted swimming around the coast earlier in the morning.
BBC News - Published

Storm Ciara: Cornwall lightning strikes damage houses

Rail services were also suspended after a series of lightning strikes across parts of the county.
BBC News - Published

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.
BBC News - Published

Marc Cole inquest: Police Taser use 'played part' in death

Marc Cole suffered deteriorating mental health before he was Tasered by police in Cornwall.
BBC News - Published

Royal Marine dies after training incident in Cornwall

The recruit got into difficulty during a training exercise on Tuesday.
BBC News - Published Also reported by •Independent

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
Independent - Published

'We had never seen anything like it': Rare albino pheasant caught on video in back garden

Brian Cave found unusual bird wandering around outside his home in Newquay, Cornwall
Independent - Published

Labradoodle puppy stolen at knifepoint

The six-month-old labradoodle called Waffle was taken after its owner was threatened in Cornwall.
BBC News - Published

Flood warnings across the country after heavy rain

Shops and homes in Hayle, Cornwall, have already been flooded.
BBC News - Published

Cornwall homeless woman: 'Why I lived in a cave'

Sue was so desperate for accommodation she resorted to a seaside cave for shelter.
BBC News - Published

General election 2019: Bad weather delays Isles of Scilly count

Strong gales are preventing ballot papers from being collected from the Isles of Scilly off Cornwall.
BBC News - Published

'Oldest pasty maker' to close Cornwall factory

Warrens said the decision could lead to "significant job losses".
BBC News - Published

Palm oil on Cornwall beaches sparks dog walker alert

A number of beaches in west Cornwall have been affected by the bright, oily substance.
BBC News - Published

Cornwall angler rescue: Man saved by walkers

The shouts of Sam Luntley were heard by a family walking on the cliffs at Porthcothan, Cornwall.
BBC News - Published

Eddystone Lighthouse: Google Doodle honours historic Cornwall structure

Pioneering building was first illuminated on this day in 1698
Independent - Published

Cornwall vicar resigns over affair with parishioner

Father Simon Bone writes to the Bishop of Truro to resign from his role in eight Cornish parishes.
BBC News - Published

Injured seal flown from Cornwall to Tynmouth Aquarium

The pup had to be flown from Cornwall to Tyneside due to a shortage of space at rescue centres.
BBC News - Published

UK weather: Motorists rescued from flooded roads as heavy rain brings travel disruption

More than 100 flood warnings issued across country from Cornwall to North Yorkshire
Independent - Published

Kayaker saves 'drowning' squirrel in Cornish river rescue

Tom Wildblood spotted the creature on the River Helford in Cornwall while out on his kayak.
BBC News - Published

Children and adults fall ill at Mullion Holiday Park

Mullion Holiday Park in Cornwall says 38 people, including 30 children, are unwell.
BBC News - Published

Scores of highly venomous Portuguese man-of-war 'jellyfish' wash up on beaches in Cornwall

Rising numbers of deadly sea creatures recorded around UK due to climate change and overfishing of predators
Independent - Published

The musicians helping to revive the Cornish language

Bands and singers in Cornwall are leading the fight to try and keep the Cornish language alive.
BBC News - Published

Overcoming loneliness in Penzance

Kelvin Lieu moved to Cornwall after his marriage ended and struggled to make new friends in an unknown area.
BBC News - Published

The Cornwall teenager with a two-hour bus commute

Every day 17-year-old Tegan has a two-hour bus commute through rural Cornwall to get to college.
BBC News - Published

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'
Independent - Published

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.
BBC News - Published

Blue shark filmed off the coast of Cornwall

Blue sharks migrate UK waters in the summer, following their food.
BBC News - Published

London-to-Cornwall county lines: Two guilty of conspiracy to supply

More than 200 police officers were involved in the investigation both in Cornwall and London.
BBC News - Published

Cornwall girl, 16, cushions boy who fell from rocks

She was sitting on a ledge below the boy when he fell on top of her at Port Gaverne in Cornwall.
BBC News - Published

Scuba diver dies in Cornwall after being pulled from sea

A woman in her 50s from Oxfordshire has died after being pulled from the sea near St Keverne
BBC News - Published

Woman dies in 'diving incident' off Cornwall coast

A woman in her 50s has died following a diving incident off the coast of Cornwall.
Independent - Published

Cornwall earthquake: 2.2-magnitude quake shakes houses in West Country

'My beer is still standing so we are all good,' notes one resident
Independent - Published

Homes shake as Cornwall hit by earthquake

One Twitter user reporting feeling the "whole house" tremble as a result of the earthquake.
BBC News - Published

Boardmasters music festival cancelled due to 'severe' weather

Wu-Tang Clan and Florence + The Machine were due to perform at the event in Cornwall this weekend.
BBC News - Published

Rare sighting of humpback whale off coast of Cornwall

Rupert Kirkwood spotted the humpback whale while kayaking off Penzance, Cornwall.
BBC News - Published

Cornwall seals injured fleeing tombstoners and sightseers

Conservationists say disturbance is rising dramatically and urge people to keep their distance.
BBC News - Published

Woman takes virtual underground trip into Cornish tin mine

Elvira Elbro, 84, sees what it was like for relatives who worked in Geevor Tin Mine in Cornwall.
BBC News - Published

Cornwall lifeguards meet unborn baby they saved decade ago

Vicky Murphy was 35 weeks pregnant when she and husband Marc were washed against cliffs in Cornwall.
BBC News - Published

Cornwall barrel jellyfish: Essex diver has 'unbelievable experience'

A chance encounter with Britain's largest jellyfish was "absolutely stunning", says diver.
BBC News - Published

Divers 'humbled' by Cornwall jellyfish encounter

Lizzie Daly says she was surprised by how enormous the "gentle giant" was when she swam next to it.
BBC News - Published

Giant jellyfish spotted off Cornwall coast

The huge barrel jellyfish, as big as a human, was seen off the coast of Cornwall.
BBC News - Published

Shakira Pellow: Cornwall ecstasy death teen 'had depression'

Shakira Pellow, 15, who died after taking ecstasy, was suffering with depression, an inquest hears.
BBC News - Published

Calstock dig reveals 'unexpected' Roman mine

Deep pits connected by tunnels are found at one of only three known Roman forts in Cornwall.
BBC News - Published

Cornwall man charged with UK and US bomb threat hoaxes

cornwall man charged with uk and us bomb threat hoaxes
Andreas Dowling is accused of making 31 threats including to Parliament, schools and the Super Bowl.
BBC News - Published

Cornwall GI baby's 40-year fight to find dad

cornwall gi baby's 40-year fight to find dad
Sally Coot's father left a US army camp in Cornwall, to be part of the D-Day landings.
BBC News - Published

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