A woman from Cumbria says her cat could be the cleverest in the county... or even the entire UK.
Carol Hack, from Barbon near Kirkby Lonsdale, says 'Pinky' is a master of thinking her way around problems, particularly when food is involved:
A south of Scotland coffee shop worker has beaten off global competition to be crowned Costa Coffee's Barista of the Year.
Klara Rohel who works at the Annandale Roadchef store on the A74, scooped the prize at a contest in London.
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National Lottery bosses are still searching for the second winner of a £33 million jackpot.
Their senior winners' adviser, Andy Carter, is visiting Worcester after the lottery operator confirmed that a ticket bought in the area matched all six balls in its record £66 million jackpot draw on January 9.
Under the terms of its licence, Camelot has discretion to pay prizes in respect of stolen, lost or destroyed tickets if a player has submitted a claim in writing within 30 days of the relevant draw.
David and Carol Martin, both 54, from Hawick in the Scottish Borders, celebrated winning the other half of the jackpot amid a flurry of media attention last week.
The Big Burns Supper festival begins today in Dumfries whilst performers are preparing for Sunday's carnival.Read the full story ›
The Wickerman statue in Dundrennan, Dumfries and Galloway, stands against a backdrop of Northern Lights.
The Peebles Outdoor Film Festival has returned to the Borders town for its second year at the Eastgate Theatre.
The festival runs from today until Sunday and features adventure movies and expert speakers on everything from trail running to skiing.
A Boccia league in Carlisle is making Cumbria's disabled sports scene more popular than ever.
50 people play in the league's 13 teams, hosted by Cumbria Wheelchair Sports Club every week.
Our reporter Evanna Holland went along to discover the secret to their success:
Borderers are being encouraged to submit any stories or photographs they may have as part of a project commemorating World War One.
Scottish Borders Council has appointed a project officer to help collect and archive the items shared by members of the public as part of the 'Saving and Sharing the Borders experience.'
Two pensioners from the Borders are preparing to tackle a 2,700 mile drive from Cumbria to the Arctic Circle.Read the full story ›