Welcome to our live breaking news service on Sunday, March 11, with the latest traffic, travel and weather advice as well as headlines from across Devon, the South West and beyond. We'll keep you up to date with all the new from our roads and railways as well as the latest weather updates and breaking news from across the county. We'll keep an eye on the M5 traffic as well as the A38, A30, North Devon Link Road and all Devon's roads.
Mother’s Day is here, and it’s time to show appreciation for everything that our amazing mum’s do for us – but what will the weather be like today? Well, if you’re planning on taking your mum out for a meal or for a walk 0 you might want to make sure that she’s got an umbrella and a rain coat, as there’s plenty of rain in the weather forecast today. Today will be largely cloudy with scattered showers during the morning, followed by outbreaks of rain from the south.
A driver who became stuck in the traffic on the A30 after a coach fire caused chaos on the roads has described how the coach ‘melted to the road’. Reports of a fire on the A30 on the westbound carriageway between B3174 Exeter Road/B3180 (Daisy Mount Cross) and M5 J29 (Exeter/ Honiton ) were made at around 12.30pm on Saturday. Roads surrounding the area were closed due to hazardous driving conditions, and safety concerns over leaking fuel and thick smoke.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".