Clifford jury still deliberating

Mid Devon Star: Publicist Max Clifford arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London

11:02am Thursday 24th April 2014

Jurors in the trial of veteran celebrity agent Max Clifford have begun a sixth day of deliberations.

Griff pulls out of university role

Mid Devon Star: Griff Rhys Jones had been expected to be named chancellor of Cardiff University

10:55am Thursday 24th April 2014

Comedian and television presenter Griff Rhys Jones has ruled himself out of becoming Cardiff University's new figurehead following the shambles over his appointment.

Man held over 1992 Johanna murder

Mid Devon Star: A man has been arrested over the murder of 14-year-old Johanna Young in Norfolk in December 1992 (Norfolk Police/PA)

10:55am Thursday 24th April 2014

A man has been arrested over the murder of a teenage girl who disappeared more than 20 years ago.

Bucket-list teen 'still fighting'

Mid Devon Star: Cancer patient Stephen Sutton, 19, is now aiming to raise £2 million for charity

10:55am Thursday 24th April 2014

A terminally-ill teenager who has raised more than £1.6 million for charity has said he is "still fighting" as donations from the public continue to roll in thanks to his fundraising efforts.

Bosses to face shareholder anger

Mid Devon Star: ActionAid campaigners wear masks featuring the face of Barclays boss Antony Jenkins as they protest at the bank's Annual General Meeting.

3:15am Thursday 24th April 2014

Barclays bosses will face more shareholder anger over pay during the banking giant's annual general meeting in London today .

Arrested mother 'struggled to cope'

Mid Devon Star: Police at a house in New Malden, south London, after a woman was arrested following the discovery of three dead children

10:55am Thursday 24th April 2014

Friends of the investment banker's wife suspected of murdering her three young disabled children have told of her struggle to care for her family.

Fall in historic sex crime reports

Mid Devon Star: The number of reported sexual offences has repeatedly risen since abuse allegations against late DJ Jimmy Savile emerged

10:55am Thursday 24th April 2014

Fewer victims of historic sex crimes are coming forward in the wake of the so-called "Yewtree effect", figures have revealed.

Royals 'saddened' at Shand death

Mid Devon Star: Mark Shand during a visit to the Vazhachal Forest Range, India

7:53am Thursday 24th April 2014

William and Kate have sympathised with the Duchess of Cornwall after the sudden death of her brother, following a fall in New York.

Archbishop's portrait on display

Mid Devon Star: The first portrait of Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, by artist Roger Wagner, goes on display at Auckland Castle, County Durham, alongside artwork covering 500 years of Church history

10:55am Thursday 24th April 2014

The first portrait of the Archbishop of Canterbury has gone on display alongside artwork covering 500 years of Church history.

DLT denies indecent assault charge

Mid Devon Star: Dave Lee Travis denies indecent assault.

3:15am Thursday 24th April 2014

Veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis has pleaded not guilty to indecently assaulting a woman.






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