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  1. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Monday

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By Jonathan Morris

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage

    Miles Davis

    BBC News Online

    That's all from BBC Local Live in Devon & Cornwall for today, we'll be back on Monday to bring you all the day's news, sport, travel and weather updates.

  2. Latest traffic: Delays in Devon

    BBC Travel

    - St Marychurch Road in Newton Abbot is blocked in both directions with queueing traffic due to incident between Pinewood Road and Twickenham Road

    - Lymington Road in Torquay is blocked in both directions due to a traffic collision with police on the scene

    - In Modbury the A379 is partially blocked and there is slow traffic due to a broken down vehicle between Ridge Road and the B3392

  3. Cornwall looks to secure £500m in EU funds

    Miles Davis

    BBC News Online

    Cornwall is looking to secure £500m in promised EU investment over the next four years.

    The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership - set up by the local authority and private businesses - said it is "critical" that the region is "not short changed as a result of the referendum result".

    Chief executive Sandra Rothwell said: "This funding was allocated in recognition of the very real needs of our economy to support growth and create jobs, and the exit campaign pledged to match it at least pound for pound to 2020 in the event of a leave vote."

  4. Showers and sunshine on Saturday

    BBC Weather

    There will still be some showers in the morning, but most will die away during the afternoon to become mainly dry with sunny spells. 

    Winds will be from the northwest and mainly moderate or fresh with a maximum temperature of 18C (64F).

    Weather map
  5. 'Do I need a new passport?' and other Brexit questions

    EHIC card, passport and euros

    The Reality Check team has been sent many questions about people's personal circumstances and how they will be affected by the UK leaving the European Union.

    'Do I need a new passport?' and other Brexit questions

    EHIC card, passport and euros

    The Reality Check team has been sent many questions about people's personal circumstances and how they will be affected by the UK leaving the European Union.

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  6. Tourism boss: Brexit prompts infrastructure questions

    Miles Davis

    BBC News Online

    Cornwall's tourism chief said the future of key infrastructure in the county which has been funded by EU money was more uncertain following the vote for Brexit.

    Newquay Cornwall airport

    Visit Cornwall boss Malcolm Bell said: "Will we truly see the same level of investment in things like the airport and rail and roads now?"  

  7. Fishermen and women will not become 'marauding pirates' after Brexit

    Rachael Thorn

    BBC News Online

    Fishermen and women will not turn into "marauding pirates" following Britain's decision to leave the EU, the chief executive of South Western Fish Producer Organisation has said.

    Jim Portus

    Jim Portus said his "dreams came true" when the outcome was announced but stressed he was convinced conservation measures already in place would not be dismantled going forward.

    "The fishing industry is grown-up and mature now and will ensure there are resources for generations to come", he said.

  8. Brexit: What happens now?

    The UK has voted to leave the EU - a process that has come to be known as Brexit. Click here for information on what is likely to happen next.

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  9. 'Huge danger' for Cornwall

    Miles Davis

    BBC News Online

    Cornwall is facing a "huge danger" of missing out on millions of pounds of investment following the EU referendum, according to the leader of Cornwall Council.

    Welcome to Cornwall

    The council is "seeking urgent confirmation" from the Government that Cornwall - which has received hundreds of millions of pounds in EU grants - will not lose out in the future.

    John Pollard, leader of the council, told the BBC: "There is a huge danger we will miss out on funding which has proved to be essential in the past."

  10. Barnstaple butcher selling meat in imperial units after UK votes to exit EU

    Elisabeth Mahy

    BBC News Online

    A butcher in Devon is selling meat in pounds and ounces following the UK's vote to leave the EU on Friday. 

    Imperial and metric table

    Darren Gratton from Gratton's Butchers started offering his customers the choice of ordering in either metric or imperial units. 

    The UK changed over to metric units in the 1990s with the final changeover taking place on 1 January 2000 but EU rules do allow for consumers to request items in imperial quantities.

  11. Investment in Cornwall to 'dry up' as Brexit makes way for 'Little England' government

    Rachael Thorn

    BBC News Online

    Investment in Cornwall will "dry up" as Brexit makes way for a "Little England" government, a Labour councillor for Cornwall has said.

    Referendum campaigning

    Councillor Tim Dwelly, leader of the Labour Group at Cornwall Council, said Cornwall Council Labour would continue to "oppose the Tory government's withdrawal of funding" from the county and "its refusal to recognise our low earnings and remote location".

    "We will however work constructively with anyone who tries to minimise the damage done by this decision and who shares our vision of more investment in Cornwall, better paid jobs and decent services. Our economy and our children's prospects need all these things", he said.

  12. Steve Double MP 'pleased' with Cornish turn out for EU referendum

    Rachael Thorn

    BBC News Online

    The MP for Austell and Newquay and Leave supporter Steve Double has said he is "pleased" with the turnout of the Cornish public, who voted to leave the EU.

    Steve Double

    "I was pleased that the mandate from the people of Cornwall was higher than the national average. It is now down to the government to implement the will of the people and set the leaving mechanism in motion”, he said.

    Mr Double also expressed disappointment at David Cameron's decision to step down but said he fully respected his reasons for doing so.

  13. EU Referendum: 'Uncertainty' fears after Brexit vote

    Jonathan Morris, BBC News Online

    Business leaders in Devon have raised fears for the future after the Brexit vote.

    Vote

    One said firms faced "uncertainty" while another said it would be a "real disadvantage". 

    Devon voted by 55 to 45% to leave the European Union and in Torbay almost two in three people who voted wanted out. 

    Plymouth, Torridge, North Devon, Mid Devon, East Devon and Teignbridge also voted to leave. Only Exeter and the South Hams voted to remain.  

  14. Farmers 'stunned' by Brexit result

    BBC Spotlight

    "Farmers are shocked and stunned at the result" of the EU referendum, property auctioneer Russell Steers has said.

    Russell Steers

    Mr Steers, who specialises in the farming industry, said: "Even the ones who voted out didn't think there was a chance of it happening."

  15. Environmental campaigners concerned about future after Brexit

    Adrian Campbell, Environment Correspondent

    BBC Spotlight

    Many environmental campaigners claim the EU has done much to protect the countryside, our rivers, the air we breathe and the state of our seas.

    Fishing boats

    They say they are concerned about the uncertainty that lies ahead and fear greater commercial exploitation.

    Most fishermen think they have a lot to gain from this result and hope to take back control of  what they see as “our waters” but that might not be a simple as they think. It could take time, lengthy negotiations and money to win back fishing quotas already sold off by this country.