Cornwall

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Spider crabs swarm Cornish beaches as sea temperatures rise
Thousands of migratory creatures converged in the shallow water in St Ives to shed their shells

Nadeem Badshah

06, Aug, 2022 @7:11 PM

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Rare coloured sea slug spotted in British waters for first time
The Babakina anadoni – less than half the size of a little finger – was sighted off the Isles of Scilly

Helena Horton

04, Aug, 2022 @12:56 PM

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Swimmer bitten by shark while snorkelling off coast of Cornwall
Victim received leg injury while on organised excursion to swim with blue sharks

Nadeem Badshah

02, Aug, 2022 @5:26 PM

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Flash of genius: how a Cornish lighthouse inspired Virginia Woolf’s fictional icon
St Ives holiday home that planted the seed for English writer’s modernist masterpiece To the Lighthouse has now earned a historic plaque

David Barnett

24, Jul, 2022 @8:45 AM

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Holidaymakers face delays as fuel price protesters block M5
Slow-driving convoy caused long delays to those heading to Devon and Cornwall on the first day of the school holidays

Steven Morris

22, Jul, 2022 @12:36 PM

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‘It’s manic!’ Turner-winner Mark Leckey’s dream comes true as he opens an art school in Cornwall
Redruth, one of the most deprived areas in Britain, has become a beacon for isolated West Country artists. And this is just the beginning, says Leckey, as he eyes other outposts in the north

Oliver Berry

11, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Beloved Cornish museum facing closure after funding cut
Royal Cornwall Museum has been inundated with support and wants emergency meeting with council

Steven Morris

08, Jul, 2022 @11:53 AM

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‘Eight arms pulling you down’: octopus boom prompts joy and unease in Cornwall
Conservationists say biggest number of sightings in over 70 years is a cause for celebration – but local fishers are not so sure

Elle Hunt

01, Jul, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Country diary: Hermit crab is a rare find on West Country rockpool safari
Wembury, Devon: These crustaceans disappeared after the Torrey Canyon oil spill, only to be rediscovered six years ago

Charlie Elder

30, Jun, 2022 @4:30 AM

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Queen could revoke Davidstow cheddar royal warrant over river pollution
Palace says cheesemakers to Queen must keep up with environmental standards or risk removal of coat of arms

Helena Horton Environment reporter

29, Jun, 2022 @12:33 PM

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One of UK’s biggest dairy firms fined £1.5m for polluting Cornwall river
Dairy Crest sentenced for repeatedly breaching environmental permit at Davidstow creamery

Isabella Kaminski

23, Jun, 2022 @4:47 PM

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‘Unwanted junk’: Earth Goddess statue prompts unholy reaction in St Austell
Artist Sandy Brown hopes people will grow to love sculpture described as ‘something out of Teletubbies’

Steven Morris

23, Jun, 2022 @12:09 PM

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