News Buried treasure: Miners who worked in Smallcleugh, one of the long disused mines nearby

A Canadian company has discovered that Nenthead may be sitting on one of Europe's biggest deposits

Cancer teenager makes bucket list

A 15-year-old cancer sufferer has thanked people around the world for helping to fulfil her 'bucket list' of things she wants to do before she dies.

Cumbria shooting victims remembered

Families of some of the 12 victims of mass gunman Derrick Bird today joined an understated commemoration of the first anniversary of the shootings in Cumbria.

Wild Beasts, Wilton's Music Hall, London

Tucked down a London backstreet, in the oldest surviving music hall in the world, British romantics Wild Beasts take to the stage. Hailing from the little town of Kendal in the Lake District, these four lads ("young men" is perhaps more appropriate, as laddish they are not) have come a long way since the 2006 release of their first single, "Brave Bulging Buoyant Clairvoyants".

Pilot killed in light aircraft crash

A pilot who was killed when the light aircraft he was flying crashed was named today.

Sellafield terror suspects released

Five Bangladeshi men arrested after taking photos near the Sellafield nuclear plant have been released without charge, police said tonight.

Teenager charged with stealing bus

A teenager has been arrested and charged in connection with the theft of a double-decker bus in the Lake District

Teen charged over theft of bus

A teenager has been arrested and charged in connection with the theft of a double-decker bus in the Lake District.

BBC radio presenter charged with indecent assault

A popular BBC radio presenter has been charged with indecent assault, police said today.

Jail term for man who burned Koran

A man who burned a Koran in front of city centre shoppers has been jailed for 70 days.

Michael McCarthy: The former PM's infatuation with a nuclear future

Tony Blair had a powerful enthusiasm for nuclear power, which only gradually became clear to the outside world during his years in Downing Street. In part, it was bound up with his response to climate change, which he saw (before other world leaders) as an issue that would come to be dominant.

Consuming Issues: Community spirit is surviving at the local

The Fox & Hounds is a remarkable pub. Closed down at the end of 2010, the 18th-century boozer looked doomed as the latest in a series of owners decided they had had enough. But, in a heartwarming boost for Britain's ailing brewing industry, residents at the Lake District village of Ennerdale Bridge have reclaimed the pub as their own and re-opened its doors on Monday.

Carlisle and new dad Murphy haul in a trophy for the Stobarts

Brentford 0 Carlisle United 1

PFA chairman wants behaviour guidlines to be clear

Professional Footballers' Association chairman Clarke Carlisle has given his backing to a new Premier League crackdown on player and manager misbehaviour but warned there must be no grey areas in the new rules.

Haulage supremo Edward Stobart dies

Freight supremo Edward Stobart, who helped build up the Eddie Stobart haulage empire, has died, the company has confirmed.

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