The mother of a murdered security guard from Peebles has started a petition calling for his killer to serve his full sentence in Iraq.
The latest episode of ITV Border’s Scottish political programme, Representing Border, looks at the issues from Holyrood and Westminster that matter to the South of Scotland.
Commenting on the latest polls by Lord Ashcroft, Scottish Labour Leader Jim Murphy has said "David Cameron will be rubbing his hands with glee when he sees these polls".
- Read more: Poll suggests SNP South of Scotland surge
But the Scottish Conservatives say this poll shows that their "are now in a real fight across Scotland".
A spokesperson for the Scottish Conservatives has said:
The Scottish National Party's General Election Campaign Director Angus Robertson MP has said the polls "are very encouraging", but that they aren't taking a single seat or vote for granted in May".
- Read more: Polls: SNP surge in 'no' and 'yes' voting areas'
Cycling enthusiasts say it's an opportunity missed for bringing tourists into the region, but the company behind the new railway say cyclists are being catered for.
Lori Carnochan has this report.
A man from Carlisle has appeared in court charged with the manslaughter of a six week old baby.
Craig Beattie, 33, appeared at West Cumbria Magistrates Court in Workington this afternoon.
No plea was entered and he was given conditional bail.
He will next appear in Carlisle Crown Court on March 23rd.
The National Decommissioning Authority response to Sellafield clean up cost figures:
The company taking over the franchise of ScotRail at the beginning of next month, Abellio, insist cyclists will be catered for.
They issued the following statement: