Wild coastlines, rich folklore and a sense that it's a place unto itself, at once England and not, has made Cornwall the ideal setting for Gothic tales.
New installation recreates the small world of this hugely influential, but largely unknown, Scottish poet.
In 1825, more than 130 Cornish miners and engineers landed in Mexico to work in the silver mines. Their legacy lives on.
Archaeologists believed there was too little left from the time of the saint who Christianised the Scottish Picts to prove the legend. Turns out they were wrong.
New lithium stores in Cornwall could give the UK a valuable domestic supply of the expensive commodity.
Fishermen had to discard their excess fish – or risk capsizing.
Poldark's historical consultant on how she mulled over questions such as what an 18th century Cornish bank might look like and whether women would get drunk in taverns.
The literary hero represents a sea change in the region's history.
Funding cuts could finally decimate one of Britain's oldest surviving languages.
The reach of the Vikings in England went further than we thought.
There's much more to the naked male bodies of these programmes than the simple titillation that meets the eye.
Could devolution for regions like Cornwall and Yorkshire be in the offing?
Labour, UKIP and the Greens all gained much bigger swings than the Conservatives, but were election losers. The first-past-the-post system let the Tories pick up a swag of seats with a 0.8% swing.