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June 25, 2018 11:45 PM Student who claimed his cash came from work as naked butler is jailed for his role in £2m Albanian drugs gang after being caught with £40,000 of cannabis in his car

A student and part time naked butler was jailed for his part in a £2 million drugs smuggling gang. Mathin Durrani, 21, was studying finance at Wolverhampton University while working for Hunks in Trunks when he was caught with £40,000 worth of cannabis in his car boot in Topsham, Devon. Afghan born Durrani claimed he had been forced to deliver the drugs 6

June 22, 2018 5:31 PM ‘Model student’, 17, hanged himself over fears he’d be kicked out of college after his ‘silly’ prank of photocopying Nazi propaganda was caught on CCTV

A teenage student who was 'worried that he would be kicked out of the college' after carrying out a 'silly' prank involving a Nazi symbol, killed himself days later. Alex Carter White, 17, and another pupil had been caught out on Exeter College's CCTV as they photocopied a picture of the Nazi eagle, known as the Reichsadler, and left it on the machine 7

April 16, 2018 11:18 AM Ivan Mauger, the 'Pele of speedway' with six world championships, dies aged 78 following battle with dementia

Speedway legend Ivan Mauger, who won six world championships during the 1960s and 1970s, has died aged 78. The New Zealander died at his home on Australia's Gold Coast having suffered with dementia. Mauger won world titles in 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1977 and 1979 when speedway was a lucrative sport, contested by professional clubs. He was runner up in 1971, 1973 and 1974 and finished 21

March 11, 2018 7:52 PM England hit by double injury blow with Nathan Hughes and Courtney Lawes ruled out of Six Nations finale with champions Ireland

England have suffered a double injury blow after Nathan Hughes and Courtney Lawes were ruled out of Saturday's Six Nations match against Ireland at Twickenham. The back row forwards sustained knee problems in the 22-16 defeat by France in Paris and have been omitted from a 32-man training squad that is to prepare for the final round of the Championship 27

February 14, 2018 1:21 AM Drug which relieves the devastating symptoms of psychosis could replace 'chemical cosh' for Alzheimer's patients

Thousands of dementia patients could be helped by a new drug which relieves the devastating symptoms, scientists claim. They have developed a new medication to treat the symptoms of psychosis, which include terrifying delusions or hallucinations. Currently, many patients are given controversial antipsychotics – dubbed chemical cosh - which sedate patients 36

February 5, 2018 4:42 PM Saracens scrum-half Richard Wigglesworth called up to England squad to replace injured Ben Youngs for Six Nations showdown with Wales

Mike Brown (Harlequins), Nathan Earle (Saracens), Harry Mallinder (Northampton Saints), Jonny May (Leicester Tigers), Denny Solomona (Sale Sharks), Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby) Danny Care (Harlequins), Owen Farrell (Saracens), George Ford (Leicester Tigers), Jonathan Joseph (Bath Rugby), Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs), Ben Te’o (Worcester Warriors), Richard 24

January 31, 2018 9:25 PM Exeter prop Alec Hepburn ready to make England debut in Six Nations opener against Italy

Back three: M Brown (Harlequins), N Earle (Saracens), J May (Leicester), A Watson (Bath) Inside backs: D Care (Harlequins), O Farrell (Saracens), G Ford (Leicester), J Joseph (Bath), J Nowell (Exeter), B Te'o (Worcester), B Youngs (Leicester) Back five: G Graham (Newcastle), M Itoje (Saracens), G Kruis (Saracens), C Lawes (Northampton), J Launchbury 19

January 25, 2018 5:05 PM Figures show how Devon schools performed based on GCSE results

Devonport High School for Girls in Plymouth was the best-performing school in the city and surrounding county at GCSEs in 2017 based on the Government’s Attainment 8 measure. Attainment 8 is an average score across eight subjects taken at GCSE, which will include English, maths and a range of other subjects - the higher, the better. Some 97 per cent of pupils 19

January 23, 2018 7:16 AM Youth in court accused of supplying the drug MDMA

The 17-year-old boy, who cannot be identified for legal reasons appeared at North Devon Magistrates’ Court in January. Magistrates issued a press direction on the youth which means he cannot be named or have any information published which could lead to his identification. He was charged with supplying a controlled drug during a period which spanned 25

January 22, 2018 5:03 PM Devon Live will bring you live coverage from Exeter Magistrates' Court all-day tomorrow

On Tuesday (January 23) will be reporting live from Exeter Magistrates' Court as we shine a light on the day-to-day runnings of the legal system. All of the criminal cases that take place in Devon begin at the county's magistrates' courts. From the most minor of crimes to the most serious, more than 100 cases are dealt with across Devon 18