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Former pop singer turned priest Peter Skellern dies
Peter Skellern, who was ordained as a priest last year, had a hit in 1972 with You're A Lady.    Read more...



Daisy Clark becomes YouTube sensation with Grease song
The video was shared by a music magazine to social media, where it received almost six million views.    Read more...



Valentine's Samaritan in act of kindness in Cornwall
A man who paid for a stranger's Valentine's Day gifts says he wants the act of kindness passed on.    Read more...



Former Aston Hall patient 'injected with drugs and abused'
A former patient has spoken of how he was injected with drugs and abused at a mental health hospital as a teenager in the 1960s.    Read more...



University applications 'depends heavily on where you live'
Teenagers from London were most likely to apply while those in the South West were least likely.    Read more...



Poldark's Levant Mine parking fees defended by National Trust
Thirty-one men died in 1919 at the Cornish mine, where scenes from the hit TV drama were filmed.    Read more...



Car drives wrong way on A30 in Cornwall
Traffic officers were given permission to use a 'box manoeuvre' to stop the car on the dual carriageway.    Read more...



Cancer patient 'stuck like beached whale' after 'drop'
The man, who weighs 23-stone, says he fell on his back after the specially adapted wheelchair he was in toppled over.    Read more...



Plastic 'nurdles' found littering UK beaches
Billions of tiny plastic lentil-sized pellets can be spotted on UK shores - but how do 'nurdles' get there?    Read more...



£1m raided from tenants' deposits by letting agents
Landlords' 'dirty little secret' as 14 letting agents are prosecuted for helping themselves to tenants' cash.    Read more...




Source: BBC News
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