BBC news for Devon

Hydro technology used to power Castle Drogo

The original turbines at Castle Drogo on Dartmoor have been restored - with some digital additions.

Abandoned Dartmoor hill ponies saved by Cornwall sanctuary

Hundreds of ponies are left unclaimed on the moor every year.

Drug dealer threw heroin from car in 100mph chase

Alan Johnson was seen throwing the drugs, which had a street value of £3,100, out of the window.

Eight-strong gang jailed for cash machine attacks in Devon

The gang tried to blow the machines out of the wall using oxy-acetylene gas but it failed to ignite.

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Afghan suicide mosque attacks kill scores of worshippers

Some 60 people are killed as worshippers are targeted in two separate attacks on mosques.

Iraq Kurds: Army claims full control of Kirkuk province

Kurdish forces have not confirmed reports that they have given up the last area under their control.

Malawi cracks down on 'vampire' lynch mobs

Some 140 arrests are made over deadly attacks on people accused of sucking their victims' blood.

King Felipe VI says Catalonia 'will remain' Spanish

King Felipe VI says Spain will solve the crisis through democratic institutions.