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Cable & Wireless's Apollo undersea cable more than doubled internet capacity when laid in early 2003. The dual cable system runs for 13,000km under the Atlantic, linking Bude in Cornwall with Shirley, New York; and Brittany with New Jersey. Each cable can carry 3.2 terabits of information a second.
By Jenny Stocks Film stars will descend on a Cornish fishing village this week to shoot the story of Charles Darwin's life. Charlestown, on the south coast of Cornwall near St Austell, will provide one of the locations for the film Creation, which follows the life of the English naturalist.
The parents of a little girl swept to her death by a fast- flowing river have issued a stark warning of the dangers of water.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.