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Good afternoon. the late news at 10.15pm.
An appeal has been lodged over the case of Devon teenager
Scarlett Keeling who was killed in India in 2008.
The 15-year-old was raped and killed in Goa while on a family
Two men accused of killing her were acquitted last year.
The lawyer representing Scarlett's family has told the BBC that
India's Central Bureau of Investigation is now appealing
against that acquittal and a hearing is scheduled to take
More than 250 performers took to the stage in Ilfracombe today
in protest at the closure of North Devon's theatres.
The Landmark in the town and Queens Theatre in Barnstaple
shut last month after the trust running them went
North Devon Council has pledged its commitment to getting
the theatres open again as soon as possible.
All angry at the news their local theatres have
The creative industries bring money into this country, the
And although regional theatres don't necessarily get all
of that, somewhere like Ilfracombe will.
West End theatres of course make billions
a year and with those sort of shows and the quality of productions, I am
sure that these places could do as well.
Those thoughts are backed by the performers who came from across
Them not being here would be absolutely devastating to so many
So many people have lost their jobs, so many people have lost
a home for our classes and it's just such a big thing that it would be
It opens so much, not just from being part of a theatre.
The musical here is a massive part of
what makes the Landmark so special, so to lose it, it's just unthinkable
and I think if we can't get it back, Ilfracombe will suffer because
North Devon Council has issued a statement saying it is
committed to saving the theatres, and hopes to have the keys back next
These people are vowing to keep up the pressure to make sure
that means the theatre doors would be open again soon.
On to football, and Home Park is packed to capacity this afternoon
for the match some have described as the biggest Devon derby
ever between Plymouth Argyle and Exeter City.
Fans were in high spirits as they arrived for the game
There's a large police presence in the city with some reports
of trouble earlier away from the ground.
While Argyle may be nine points ahead of their rivals,
the Grecians are in top form, having won their last seven matches.
Both sit in the top four of League Two and are
Tend to feel more confident than today, but they are doing well,
They are going to come in overconfident.
Argyle will take them today definitely.
And the second half is now underway - if you want to keep up-to-date,
don't forget there is full match commentary this afternoon
Argyle are currently ahead at Home Park, leading 2-0 thanks
Elsewhere in League Two, Yeovil are 1-0 up at home to Orient
thanks to a Francois Zoko goal just before half time.
And in the National League the half-time score at Plainmoor
was Torquay United 0-1 Macclesfield Town.
On to rugby, and Exeter Chiefs play Wasps tomorrow,
while Plymouth Albion are in action against Coventry at
The score at half time was 15-10 in Albion's favour.
Well, lots of wintry showers around today -
Here's Lucy Martin with the forecast.
We are staying with that wintry feel as we move
We did see some snowfall today, as captured by our Weather Watcher
As we move through this evening and overnight,
We will see a few patches of frost developing.
Some outbreaks of rain which could contain something
Those temperatures falling to an overnight low
We are looking at a cold start to the day tomorrow.
A few outbreaks of rain and that could be wintry
Temperatures reaching a maximum of seven Celsius,
with quite strong wind knocking the edge off, particularly
But the good news news is that as we move into Monday,
starting to see something a bit more springlike.
Those temperatures rocketing back into the double figures,
but that easterly breeze will really take the edge off.
That is all. Next update tomorrow evening at 5:40pm.
Good afternoon. An afternoon to snuggle up in front of the telly and
watch some rugby. It's been a cold winter's day. Not just for humans.
This shot was taken earlier. There was some sunshine in Scotland, here
a beautiful afternoon. That was the expectation for most. It's bleak out
there. A mixture of rain and snow on the radar. You have to go a long way
up the hills to find settling snow. Into the evening and temperatures
begin to fall again, we could see some of the white stuff turning up
again at lower levels across eastern Counties of England and quite a lot
of snow piling up over the Pennines in particular on a brisk wind, it is
going to feel cold wherever you are with temperatures hovering close to
freezing. Tomorrow another raw feeling day.
Further rain, sleet and snow. Most of the snow