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A Torquay man who was shot in the head in Antigua
is being flown off the island for urgent medical treatment.
Christopher Tester was seriously injured during an attempted robbery
at his parents' restaurant on Christmas Day.
An appeal has so far raised ?40,000 to try to get him back to the UK.
A picture postcard paradise, but this idyllic beach-side
restaurant became a crime scene as Chris and his parents
were finishing up after serving customers on
A masked armed robber held them at gunpoint and
during the scuffle the 37-year-old was shot in the head.
He has been in an induced coma ever since.
Yes, it is true, mate, it is our Chris.
Back home in Devon, friends at his local
pub have been helping with the
fundraising to get him urgent medical treatment as he didn't have
I am led to believe the bullet went in under
the left temple and exited under the right eye.
They are very concerned about swelling of the
brain and things like that but he's not well enough at this stage to be
Enough has been donated to transfer him by
helicopter to one of the nearby French islands.
He was agitated yesterday so they have put him into a deeper
The agitation apparently is a good sign because it means he was
able to hear everything that was going on.
Friends and family say Chris is a fighter but they all know the
next 24 hours will be critical due to the serious nature of his
Hundreds of people are still on Dartmoor tonight
following an illegal rave which had to be broken up by police.
Around a thousand people gathered near Bellever late last night.
In sub-zero temperatures, there were fears for some revellers
The police are concerned about safety.
About 25 officers have been here all day, the
We are living in a world that is grey if
you cannot have fun and to us this fun so why is it made illegal?
There have been objections to the noise.
Local residents reporting it in the early hours.
They have closed down voluntarily but I'm going to serve
them a formal notice to ensure they cannot come back
At its peak it is estimated 1000 were at the illegal rave, now
they're worried for those who could get left behind.
It was extremely cold last night and several of the
people leaving the site have been saying they are really cold and
struggling to warm up which is one of the reasons why our ambulance
It is getting very cold here now, that's why the emergency services
are going through the woods to look for people who are still on site and
making sure no one goes unaccounted for.
A search for the crew of a missing boat has been suspended in Cornwall
following a distress call saying they were taking on water.
lifeboat from Padstow, a coastguard team from Bude
and a rescue helicopter carried out an extensive
search for the Whisky One, but nothing was found.
The vessel is still missing, and coastguards say they need
to know if the crew made it to safety.
Conditions last night were a lot worse than they are today and as you
Our RNLI crew work on a voluntary basis, they put their lives at risk
incident and it needs to be dealt with.
A forty mile an hour speed limit could be brought
in across Bodmin Moor to cut the amount of livestock deaths.
Speed restrictions were previously introduced at Pensilva after 22
ponies died from being hit by vehicles in just one year.
It drastically cut the number of pony deaths prompting calls
for a 40 mile an hour limit across the entire moor.
Cornwall Council has costed a feasibility
Time for the weather now, here's Sarah Farmer.
Hello and a very good evening to you.
We have a chilly end to a bright day and we stick with that
chilly theme through the coming days.
Tonight as well some patchy frost here and there and then mist
and fog, especially in the east of the region where we have yellow
weather warnings from the Met Office in place from midnight tonight to
noon Wednesday, for the foggy conditions
which could prove tricky on the
Quite grey skies in the east tomorrow morning,
Some of the fog could be stubborn and linger on to
Some good brightness further west and in the
Cloudy and cool conditions to take us up to the New Year.
Good evening. It's a wintry night out there. Temperatures as low as
minus three in one or two places already. For some of us the frost
never shifted all day long. This shot was taken in Somerset. Tonight,
some frost free places in Scotland. Fog will develop as we work through
the night. It becomes wide spread. That's the issue in the morning,
disruption certainly possible with a lot of people on the move. Check out
local radio stations for the latest updates. Warnings in force from the
Met Office. Parts of south-west Wales and England seeing early
sunshine. Generally a lot of freezing fog around, which will be
hard to shift through the day, as we'll see in a moment. The odd
pocket of frost further north. Temperatures higher in Northern
Ireland and Scotland. Drizzly rain across the western Highlands.