Eerie photos snapped by 'urban explorer' inside Torquay's gigantic, derelict Palace Hotel

Parallels made to The Shining's haunted Overlook Hotel - and there's 'hanged' bears, torn furniture and animal bones

Urban Exploration

Top 10 happiest views in Britain revealed

It's a bit of a hidden gem.<p>The picturesque <b>Broadsands beach on Devon’s Exmoor coast</b> has been voted Britain's happiest view.<p>With its magical wilderness …

Top 10

Will County Jail Blotter For Aug. 15

Detainees come from Shorewood, Joliet Crest Hill and Plainfield.<p>JOLIET, IL - We've made it to Wednesday and that means it's time to check in with the …


Vehicle flips in dramatic crash in front of Devonshire Mall

A car ended up on its roof after a collision in the intersection in front of the Devonshire Mall on Wednesday.Windsor police were called to the 3100 …


Are you a bit of an anorak?

I recently overheard a conversation between two well-dressed business men describing one of their colleagues as a ‘complete anorak’. Although this …

For Men

If the council wants to fine me for taking my child on holiday, it should at least learn how to spell

I recently received a letter from Devon County Council fining me £60 for taking my son, Charlie, on holiday during the school term.<p>I wasn’t surprised …


Councillor blasts "coward" colleagues who complained about district members

Eileen said she was not present at meetings after fall in town centre


Cash boost helps town discover the history behind its historic buildings

Bampton Heritage and Visitor Centre has received a National Lottery grant of £3,600


Watch as driver goes on high speed rampage before hitting woman

CCTV footage has revealed the shocking speeds driven by a man who was jailed for hitting a pedestrian in North Devon.<p>Carpenter Gary Scholes, 36, was …



Single-game tickets are now available for the 2018-19 University of Toronto Varsity Blues men's and women's volleyball seasons! <br>The Varsity Blues …

Canadian University Sports

'You are NOT disabled' - Vile C-word rant left on disabled woman's windscreen in Sainsbury's car park

Shocked and angry Fiona Scullard wants people to know not all disabled people 'physically look disabled'


You can stay at this stunning luxury treehouse in England — take a look inside

Thanks to the tiny home movement, treehouses are becoming trendy. But not every traveler wants to lean into the minimalist lifestyle permanently.<p>If you want to spend time in nature without compromising on modern amenities, TripAdvisor Rentals collaborated with home goods seller Wayfair to create a …

Living Rooms

Call police immediately if you spot this wanted Croydon man

Police are calling on members of the public to help officers find a man wanted in connection with several shoplifting offences.<p>An arrest warrant has …


Inside the 'filthiest flat in Devon' - and landlord's fuming family ordered to clean it up

Slum annex is littered with bottle of urine, rotting food and used needles


A Routemaster retreat in Devonshire

<i>Images courtesy of Sykes Cottages</i><p><b>Deep in the heart of the Devonshire countryside, ramblers might be surprised to find themselves face to face with a</b> …


Dr Sameer Patel

A combination of technical skill and an easygoing nature has garnered Dr Patel some high-profile clients (Emma Watson, David Gandy). His passion is …

Emma Watson

Cranbrook gears up for OVO Energy Tour of Britain with recycled bike displays

Young people across Cranbrook have brought new meaning to the term recycling by creating an eye-catching and colourful town-wide public art display …

Cycling (UK)

'Resistance expected' from travellers camped near school

Legal proceedings have begun to move on a group of travellers from a car park near a primary school.<p>Enforcement officers Devon Investigations say …


Person in hospital following huge emergency service presence at Dawlish Warren

Witnesses reported seeing multiple ambulance vehicles and a helicopter overhead


Review: The Hound of the Baskervilles a lark thanks to Damien Atkins’ sure-footed Sherlock

• <b>Title:</b> The Hound of the Baskervilles• <b><br>Written by:</b> Arthur Conan Doyle• <b><br>Adapted by:</b> R. Hamilton Wright and David Pichette• <b><br>Director:</b> Craig Hall• <b><br>Actors:</b> Damien Atkins and Ric Reid• <b><br>Company:</b> The Shaw Festival• <b><br>Venue:</b> Festival Theatre• <b><br>City:</b> Niagara-on-the-lake, Ont.• <b><br>Year:</b> Runs to Oct. 27, 2018<p>rating<p>The game’s afoot …

Sherlock Holmes

Result: Paignton Regatta Circuit Races

<i>Steve Lampier of Saint Piran, Andrew Perkins, Christopher Owram winners at the Paignton Regatta Circuit Races on Saturday, August 11</i><p><b>Result: Paignton</b> …

Cycling (UK)

Pug 'rescued' from Shirley house fire as family home burns

A family pet dog was reportedly pulled from a house fire in Shirley as flames took hold of the home.<p>Firefighters rushed to the scene on Devonshire …


Weddings in Devon

Saunton, Braunton<p>You want your big day to be the most glamorous, romantic day of your life right? You want everything to be arranged beautifully and …

Travel (UK)

How a Heat Wave Revealed The Ghost Gardens of Chatsworth, England

A recent heatwave turned the grass on the South Lawn of Chatsworth House "dead brown," and the ghost of the stately home's 17th century gardens …

News (U.S.)

My son Boris was spot on about the burka - but he should have gone further and called for a ban

Since 1951, when my parents bought a hill-farm on Exmoor, I have regarded the remote Exe-river valley where I am writing this article as my real home. It is about as far from the Westminster bubble as you can get. I like to spend August shut away in a centuries-old Somerset longhouse, ‘far from the …


RSPCA rescues stricken dear wedged upside down between two walls in Saving Britain's Wildlife

Upside-down and wedged ­between two walls, this poor deer poses a tricky task for a team of rescuers.<p>The remarkable mission is one of many featured …


Owners of Devon dog day care centre hit back

The owners of A Dog’s Day Out claim it is a socialisation centre, not an isolation centre, and may take their case to the High Court after being …


7 Hypoallergenic Cat Breeds for Cat Allergy Sufferers

Love cats but have never been able to share your humble abode with one due to the dreaded ‘A’ word: allergies? You’re not alone! According to the …


When does Grand Designs start on Channel 4, who is Kevin McCloud and what’s new in series 18?

THE new series of Grand Designs is coming to Channel 4, featuring a fresh selection of ambitious building projects.<p>But, when does it start, and who …

Celebrity (UK)

Roadways closed, woman in serious condition following crash northeast of Woodstock

Oxford OPP have closed several roads in Blandford-Blenheim Township near Woodstock following a serious two vehicle crash that left one woman with …