Rory Stewart said the hedgehog shouldn't be Britain's national animal because it rolls into a ball when confronted with danger.Read the full story ›
A Scottish Borders town is sending one of its residents on a trip of more than 4,500 miles... in the hope that they can establish twin-town status.
Kelso in Scotland is aiming to forge links with Kelso in Washington state in the Northwest corner of the United States.
It's a city that was planned and founded by a former Scottish Borders immigrant in the 1880s.
Kim Inglis has this report:
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One year ago today, Jasper the dog was finally found, after he went missing for three days in the Lake District.
A massive social media campaign followed - #FindJasper - and the border collie's photo was shared more than 250,000 times.
You've been sending in photos of bonfire and fireworks displays in the Border region.
Here are some of the best
Frank Evans took these photos in Kendal:
Paul Grindley took these photos from Brampton:
Alan Holden took this photo in Wigton:
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A fireworks display due to take place at Whitesands in Dumfries has been cancelled, because of the weather forecast.
The display was due to take place on 8 November at 6pm, and was organised by Dumfries Devorgilla Rotary Club.
Money was to be raised for Cash for Kids and other local charities.
The event was cancelled because there is expected to be heavy rain and high winds, which could pose a safety risk.
Were you at a Bonfire Night event in Cumbria, Dumfries and Galloway or the Scottish Borders last night?
Send your photos or videos in to email@example.com, and they could be featured in this evening's Lookaround (6 November).
Tourist information centres in Cumbria brought a couple of very special guests to the launch of their charity Christmas cards today.
Paul Crone went to meet the organisers, Father Christmas, Mrs Christmas... and a couple of llamas:
A group of mums has bared-all in a series of cheeky snaps taken in the Lake District.
The women stripped-down to their smalls to pose for a calendar which will go on sale later this month to raise money for 7-year-old Jaxon Currie from Carlisle, who has a rare brain tumour.
Kate Walby has this report: