BBC news for Cornwall

Devon MP calls for change to stalking laws

The law change would give police new powers to restrict offenders who are not known to the victim.

Maids Moreton deaths: Three arrests in murder investigation

Police are treating the deaths of Peter Farquhar and Ann Moore-Martin in Maids Moreton as suspicious.

Cost legacy of decades-old NHS blunders begins to rise

Experts say maternity wards are still making the same "avoidable errors".

Sheep attacked after clouded leopard escapes in Cornwall

The big cat breached its enclosure after severe weather caused unexpected flooding.

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Turpin case: California couple deny torturing 'shackled siblings'

The couple appeared in court after prosecutors detailed the horrific abuse allegations against them.

US government shutdown: House backs funding bill and sends it to Senate

A bill to temporarily fund the US government must now be backed by the Senate to avert a shutdown.

Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand PM reveals she is pregnant

Jacinda Ardern, who took office in October, jokes that she "thought 2017 was a big year".

HSBC to pay $101.5m to settle currency rigging probe

Financial giant HSBC agrees to pay $101.1m, confirming it misused client information for its own profit.