Carlisle has hosted the largest auction of organic Alpacas in the country.
58 of a Northumbrian herd of 82 have been sold, many of them pregnant.
The Peruvian animals have become increasingly popular, with around 30,000 of them in the UK now.
They were sold by Judith Russell, a farmer in Fourstones, near Hexham in Northumberland.
Nearly 30 members of Cockermouth Mountain Rescue team helped reunite the comedian with his dog, when it ran away on Haystacks.Read the full story ›
RSPCA statistics show the number of animal cruelty complaints increased for the second year running. But fewer people were convicted.Read the full story ›
Animal cruelty complaints investigated by the RSPCA in Cumbria have risen for the second year in a row.
But the figures for 2014 also show that the number of convictions has fallen.
The charity says this is due to an increase in the number of owners accepting advice to resolve welfare issues.
A 6 ft 6 polar bear that went up for auction in Penrith has been sold for £8,500.
The private buyer, who is from the North East, has previously been on Arctic expeditions.
He plans to house the beast, which was legally killed and stuffed six years ago, in his study.
A comic book artist is retracing the journey an elephant took through the lake district in 1872.
Oliver East is writing a story on the animal's adventure, which saw it ordered off a train at Edinburgh and forced to walk with its trainer from Scotland to Manchester via Kendal.
He says it is something he has always wanted to do.
CCTV footage shows the man, from Keswick, punching and kicking the dog. The RSPCA has called the footage "horrible to watch".Read the full story ›
A video showing Brian side-stepping in his enclosure has been viewed by more than nine-million people.Read the full story ›
A 6 ft 6 polar bear, that was legally killed and stuffed six years ago, is going up for auction in Penrith.
Organisers say that very few others like the bear, which is expected to sell for up to £10,000, have been sold in the UK.
Two outdoor festivals in the South of Scotland are combining to offer around 100 different events this year.
Wild Spring Festival and the Bio-diversity Festival are usually held separately in Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders, but they've joined forces in the hope of making the most of what's on offer across the region.