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It is the most important vote Scots will ever cast, and last night the Secretary of State for Scotland, Michael Moore, went head to head with Scotland's Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, in the first debate on television discussing the pros and cons of Scottish Independence.
It is a hugely complex issue - and Kenny Toal now examines whether it was made any clearer for voters:
This weekend sees one of the biggest events in Scottish eventing in our region.
Floors Castle Horse Trials got underway today with a new class for younger horses, but the main action takes place from tomorrow as Jenny Longden reports:
The green fingered keepers of the grounds of Dalemain Mansion are celebrating tonight after being awarded the national Garden of the Year award.
The historic house near Penrith now joins an illustrious list of former winners including Blenheim Palace and Castle Howard.
We sent Ryan Dollard out into the sunshine to find out why visitors have voted Dalemain's flowers and borders the very finest in the country:
Matthew Taylor's full report
An annual celebration celebrating the Festival of the horse has begun.
Equestrian events will be held in the Borders over the next 10 days.
A range of demonstrations, rides and other events will be held to celebrate all things equestrian.
Floors Castle Horse Trials is one of the events on this weekend that is connected to the festival.
– Gillian McFadyen, Borders Festival of the Horse
"This year we have a wide variety of events going on, there are horse trials, there is titling, there is guided rides, demonstrations, there is really something for everyone wether they are horsey or not."
The number of puffins that live off the Northumberland coast are being counted amid concerns our recent bad weather has hit the population.
For the first time in five years the National Trust is carrying out a puffin census on the Farne Islands.
Ross Hutchinson reports.
Outbreaks of heavy rain are expected to spread westwards across northern England on Saturday. The public should be aware of the potential for some localised disruption to transport.