Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.
Cornwall Holiday Calls
7:29am 5th March 2012
There are calls for St Piran's Day to be a national holiday for Cornwall.
The Stannary Parliament says it has passed a law under Freedom of Expression.
Officials claim the Duchy is not part of Britain and that because of that, it should be allowed the freedom to have its own national holiday.
Secretary Jill Fox says, "They don't have to have the day off if they don't want it, but I think they should able to if they want it and be paid for it. The right was given to us by the European Convention of Human Right which gives us the right to Freedom of Expression. I think this is Freedom of Expression".
Share This StoryTweet
PHOTOS: South-West Police Had 100 Calls About 'Killer Clowns'
It was in one week in October
PHOTOS: Cornwall Protestors Tell America 'Dump Trump'
Dozens marched - nationwide
UPDATE: Treliske Back On Highest Alert
Cornwall News: The Royal Cornwall declared a 'level four' over the weekend
Brexit: Supreme Court to rule on Article 50 case
National News: The Supreme Court is to deliver its long awaited judgment on whether ministers or Parliament have the power to start the Brexit process.
Business Cornwall News - Friday, 18th December 2015
Business Cornwall News: Cornwall is spearheading reform of the Uk’s business licensing laws following a a year-long project.
The Last Jedi: Name of Star Wars episode VIII revealed online
Showbiz News: The name for the hotly anticipated next installment of the Star Wars film franchise has been revealed as The Last Jedi.
Arrests after 'gang rape livestreamed on Facebook'
World News: Police have arrested three men in Sweden suspected of a gang rape that was livestreamed on Facebook.
Bernie Ecclestone no longer in charge of F1
Sports News: Bernie Ecclestone is no longer in charge of Formula One (F1) after almost 40 years in the driving seat.
Finally! After years of trying, China celebrates ballpoint pen breakthrough
Strange News: China has finally produced its own fully home-produced ballpoint pen after years of trying to master the complex techniques involved in making the delicate tips.