The M6 Southbound near Junction 42 has reopened following a road accident.
The collision involved an HGV, driven by a 51-year-old man, and a Volkswagen Polo, driven by a man aged 23.
No one was injured.
Emergency services are dealing with a collision on the M6 Southbound, near Junction 42 at Low Hurst.
At around 12pm the collision occurred between an HGV and a car.
No one is believed to have been seriously injured at this time, but Cumbria Police are advising motorists to avoid the area.
Police Scotland are making enquiries into the unexplained death of a 30-year-old man in Gretna.
Sebastian Masiewicz, a Polish National, was found unconscious at a house in Loanwath Road on the morning of Sunday 19 October 2014. He was later pronounced dead at the Cumberland Infirmary at Carlisle.
Police are keen to trace Sebastian's movements on the Saturday before his death.
A Cumbrian village has been named the best place in Britain to raise a family.
St Bees, which has a population of less than 2,000 people, came top of the Family Hotspots report, which found it had a low crime rate, and strong community spirit.
Crime per capital in the village was 0.11, well below the national average of 0.25.
And another Cumbrian village, Moor Row, also came sixth in the report.
A knife-wielding robber terrified staff at a shop in Carlisle on Tuesday evening.
At around 10pm the man threatened staff at Spar, on Lamb Street. He was given money from the till and then fled onto Scalegate Road.
He is described as white, 5ft 8” tall with a slim build. He is believed to be between 40 and 50 years old and had grey stubble.
Cumbria Police are appealing for information:
Changes at North Cumbrian hospitals are saving lives, according to North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust.
Two years ago the Trust was recorded as having one of the highest mortality rates in England, and in 2013 it was visited by a review team who suggested a number of changes.
But since then, it says mortality rates at North Cumbrian hospitals have dropped. The most drastic reductions have been for people suffering from life threatening heart problems, who are now treated at the Heart Centre in Carlisle, as well as patients with broken hips.
Former soldier Mark Newton is travelling across the region today on a mobility scooter, as part of a mammoth 11,000 mile journey, raising money for charity.
Mark is being accompanied by his two cats Smudge and Missy who have their own special compartment, and seem to enjoy travelling at a leisurely 7 miles an hour.
The task of moving around 1700 animals and birds from their home at Wetheriggs near Penrith to a new site in Barnard Castle is almost complete.
The lease on the premises housing Wetheriggs Animal Rescue Centre expired meaning they had to find a new place to go.
It's hoped it will soon be business as usual at their new location at Thorpe Farm
Seriously ill children from Cumbria and the south of Scotland are among those heading off on a fantastic holiday to the United States.
Every year the charity Dreamflight takes nearly 200 eight to fourteen year-olds to Florida. One of the children going this year is Elle from Kirkby-in-Furness.