A mountain biker was airlifted to hospital after being knocked unconscious while out riding on one of Cumbrian's most popular tracks.
The 33-year-old man from Stockport was riding in Whinlatter Forest in the Lake District when he came off his bike.
The Great North Air Ambulance and local mountain rescue volunteers were called at around 10:45am this morning.
The man was taken to a waiting helicopter and flown to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle.
He suffered head, leg and arm injuries but is described as being in a stable condition.
Rescuers praised staff at Whinlatter Forest for their help in getting the man to hospital.
The Labour leadership candidate Andy Burnham told a packed meeting in Carlisle that he would re-nationalise the railways. Speaking last night at the Old Fire Station, Mr Burnham said that the Labour Party needed to "reconnect" with voters.
Two people have died in an accident on the A74(M) near Gretna.
Police Scotland has confirmed that the driver and the passenger in the car died at the scene.
They were travelling southbound when their car crashed into a bridge near junction 21 at 6am this morning.
No other car was involved.
The southbound carriageway has been closed for accident investigators to survey the scene.
No further details about the victims have been released.
Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to call the Police Scotland non-emergency number on 101
Vandals have caused more than £100,000 worth of damage to a Speedway training track in Workington.
A fire in the club house and slashes to the safety barriers have meant the team of volunteers have cancelled the Under 16 British Youth Championship, the biggest meeting on their calendar.
Paul Bickley, a volunteer a the track, said:
Two people have died in a car crash in Dumfries and Galloway.
It happened on the A74(M) near Gretna at around 6am. The road was closed southbound shortly after the incident.
A police spokesperson said:
A special event to commemorate the history of Carlisle Castle is being held today. There will be re-enactments of historical events relating the castle. Organisers promise everything from Redcoats to Khaki as they demonstrate weapons and equipment around what they call a "Living History" of tents. The castle, which dates back to 1092 when is was built by William II, is the most besieged in England. The castle served as a prison to Mary Queen of Scots in 1568, before featuring prominently during the English Civil War. The event runs today and tomorrow, Monday, 31st August.
The Labour leadership candidate Andy Burnham is appearing in Carlisle this evening. Mr Burnham will talk to supporters at the Old Fire Station at 6:30pm. He is one of four candidates vying for the leadership of the party. The others are Liz Kendall, Jeremy Corbyn and Yvette Cooper. More than 550,000 are eligible to vote in the contest which will be announced on Saturday, 12th September 2015.
More than 2,000 festival-goers have attended the 2nd Electric Fields Festival at Drumlanrig Castle near Dumfries. The festival will see 45 acts on five stages during the one day event. Organisers say the festival is a chance to show-case some of the best up-and-coming musical talent in the UK. The headline act this evening is King Creosote.