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These are the areas of Devon where workers are worst off

The TUC says we are all worse off than we were a decade ago Source: Devon live

Female referee Sara Cox to officiate at Premiership Rugby Cup match

Sara Cox will become the first woman to referee two top-flight English teams when she takes charge of Northampton v Wasps on Sunday. Source: Devon...

Farm death accused 'started fatal machine'

Lauren Scott was volunteering on a farm when she became "catastrophically entangled" in a machine. Source: Devon BBC

Dawlish husband jailed for 'sadistic' attack on wife

Lee Corrie, 32, from Dawlish, held his wife hostage assaulting her in a manner likened to "torture". Source: Devon BBC

Tuckers Maltings: Devon's last malt house closes after 118 years

Tuckers Maltings in Newton Abbot was one of only four remaining malt houses in the UK Source: Devon live

Rare albino pheasant spotted in Devon fields

As if on cue for Halloween, the bird is seen stalking the fields of Devon. Source: Devon BBC

Assaults on South West emergency services 'unacceptable'

Ambulance, police, fire and healthcare staff suffer serious injury, verbal abuse, spitting and biting, and sexual assault. Source: Devon BBC

NHS Digital restructure will see 500 jobs axed across England

It employs about 2,700 people in IT-related roles with almost 2,000 of those jobs in Leeds. Source: Devon BBC

Rural areas 'least socially mobile'

MPs say rural and coastal communities are held back by the "false perception of affluence". Source: Devon BBC

Plymouth Satanic graffiti 'work of pranksters', says Satanist high priest

The Church of Satan's high priest said genuine believers would have their own home ritual spaces. Source: Devon BBC

Argyle well beaten in EFL Trophy

Cheltenham Town comfortably beat Arsenal U21s 6-2 in the Checkatrade Trophy while Chelsea U21, Man City U21 and Oldham win. Source: Devon BBC

Police ground drones after reports they fall out of the sky

Some incidents in which DJI drones "suffered a complete loss of power" have concerned UK authorities. Source: Devon BBC

Devon school bus firm has licence revoked

Hamilton Gray in Exeter will have its licence revoked from midnight on Wednesday Source: Devon live

Ex-soldier Christopher Harris 'died triggering mine'

Ex-Royal Engineer Christopher Harris was on mine-clearance duties when he died, an inquest hears. Source: Devon BBC

Dawlish farmer had 'blood over hands' after woman died in machinery

Lauren Scott died from multiple injuries after becoming entangled in a milling machine. Source: Devon BBC

Work to protect the future of Dawlish rail line is starting soon

It is short term improvement work ahead of the announcement of a long-term solution due next summer. Source: Devon live