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'Beijing Biddies' due to cross finish line in Carlisle in latest driving challenge

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A group of fundraisers, known as the 'Beijing Biddies', will cross the finish line in Carlisle this morning after their latest driving challenge.

They have travelled more than 1,000 miles around Britain in 14 days, driving tuk-tuk vehicles.

The women, who have completed a series of driving challenges across the world, are raising money for cancer charities.

Russian billionaire's yacht leaves Whitehaven

Lady M leaves Whitehaven harbour this morning Credit: ITV Border

Onlookers lined up this morning to watch a £40million super yacht belonging to Russia's richest man leave Whitehaven harbour.

Lady M had been berthed in the town since Sunday evening for a mystery visit to west Cumbria.

The vessel is owned by 51-year-old steel magnate Alexei Mordashov who has an estimated fortune of nearly £13billion and is a close friend of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Lady M noses its way through Whitehaven Harbour Credit: ITV Border


Russian billionaire's yacht sails into west Cumbria

The yacht berthed in Whitehaven Credit: Keith Kennedy

A Russian billionaire's yacht has sailed into west Cumbria.

The £40million vessel Lady M, which is owned by Russia's richest man Alexei Mordashov, is berthed in Whitehaven.

Mr Mordashov is a 51-year-old steel magnate with an estimated fortune of nearly £13billion and is a friend of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

90-year-old car named 'Happy Henry' prepares to embark on 800-mile mission

If you're planning a road trip around Britain, then a reliable vehicle is pretty vital.

In the case of one man from Carlisle, his car is very pretty but at 90 years of age, it often needs a lot of TLC.

Despite that, Andrew McKay is determined to drive his beloved 'Happy Henry' over 800 miles this summer.

Our reporter, Kate Walby, has been to meet the pair to find out why they're embarking on this long journey together:

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