Echo of a friendship for a girl at war
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Thursday 12 August 2010
An 11-year-old girl died in hospital last night after falling from a cliff into a water-filled cave while on holiday with her family at Perranporth in Cornwall.
Saturday 22 May 2010
South Crofty mine in Cornwall could be producing 1 million tonnes of copper, zinc and tin within three years of starting production, its owner, Western United Mines, said yesterday.
Tuesday 19 January 2010
A mother and her young son have died in a suspicious fire at their home in Cornwall, police have said.
Tuesday 01 September 2009
A Devon man's hand has been severed after it became tangled in a rope which was pulling a rubber ring at sea off Torquay.
Saturday 28 February 2009
A few years ago bumper stickers consisting of a black oval with a white cross and the slogan "Kernow" started to sprout very occasionally on the odd car. For most residents of the United Kingdom this was their first, and probably only, experience of the proud flowering of the reborn Cornish language, Kernow being the Cornish for Cornwall, and the one Cornish word anyone outside the county might be remotely expected to recognise.
Saturday 21 February 2009
Unesco’s language team has put its foot in its mouth by branding the Cornish language “extinct”. That has come as something of a surprise to the 300-odd Cornish people who can still speak it. They have unwittingly joined those classical scholars who insist on parlaying with each other in a “dead” language. Cornish speakers shouldn’t be upset though. Nothing makes linguistic experts so excited as the chance to say that a language is disappearing, or, better still, has been submerged beneath the tides of history for ever.
Monday 04 February 2008
Kurt Jackson paints amiable enough, easy-on-the-eye seascapes and lighthouses in West Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly – or, to put it slightly differently, he is a recorder of that point where the land abuts the sea, and the eye stares out towards a fathomless nothingness, punctuated by rocky outcrops whose only sign of human habitation is the odd, lonely lighthouse.
Sunday 21 May 2006
Friday 04 November 2005
Friday 08 July 2005
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Thursday 16 June 2005
Wednesday 09 February 2005
Tuesday 08 February 2005
Thousands of supporters will line Falmouth harbour in Cornwall today to welcome home an emotionally and physically shattered Ellen MacArthur after she broke the record for single-handedly circumnavigating the globe.
Monday 10 January 2005
Newcastle winger is in Argentina having chemotherapy
Returning to the stage after 20 years makes actress feel 'nauseous'
Man's attempt to avoid being impounded heavily criticised
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
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