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Thursday 09 June 2011
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.
Thursday 02 June 2011
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.
Friday 20 May 2011
Friday 13 May 2011
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".
Friday 06 May 2011
A pilot who was killed when the light aircraft he was flying crashed was named today.
Wednesday 04 May 2011
Five Bangladeshi men arrested after taking photos near the Sellafield nuclear plant have been released without charge, police said tonight.
Monday 25 April 2011
A teenager has been arrested and charged in connection with the theft of a double-decker bus in the Lake District
Monday 25 April 2011
A teenager has been arrested and charged in connection with the theft of a double-decker bus in the Lake District.
Friday 22 April 2011
A popular BBC radio presenter has been charged with indecent assault, police said today.
Monday 18 April 2011
A man who burned a Koran in front of city centre shoppers has been jailed for 70 days.
Friday 15 April 2011
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.
Saturday 09 April 2011
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.
Monday 04 April 2011
Friday 01 April 2011
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.
Thursday 31 March 2011
Freight supremo Edward Stobart, who helped build up the Eddie Stobart haulage empire, has died, the company has confirmed.
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