Dangerous chemicals stored in a laboratory at the nuclear reprocessing plant have now been detonated by an army bomb disposal team.Read the full story ›
Kirkcudbright Food Festival has been forced to change location because of Storm Brian.
Winds of up to 70mph are expected in coastal parts of the south of Scotland and Cumbria today.
The high winds mean the food festival will now take place indoors at Kirkcudbright Academy.
Explosives experts were called to the nuclear reprocessing site in Cumbria, to help deal with chemical substances.Read the full story ›
Properties in the Tweed Green, Tweed Avenue and Walkershaugh area of the town were flooded during Storm Frank in December 2015.Read the full story ›
Following the inquiry, ministers will either confirm the scheme with/without modifications or reject the scheme altogether.Read the full story ›
The Scottish Government has announced a ban on fracking.
Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse confirmed the government will outlaw the controversial gas extraction technique in Scotland.
A moratorium on the practice has been in place since January 2015 and the government's decision follows extensive consideration of reports on its potential impact.
Mr Wheelhouse said: "Fracking cannot, and will not take place in Scotland."
A public consultation on the issue received more than 60,000 responses, 99% of which were opposed to fracking.
The Scottish Borders has one of the highest percentages of waste sent to landfill in the country according to new figures.Read the full story ›
37-year-old Leo Holding, who lives in the Lake District, teamed up with Canadian, Will Stanhope, to face the Howser Towers.Read the full story ›
Mountain rescuers are urging hikers to make sure they are properly equipped before heading out.Read the full story ›
An archaeological dig is underway in Carlisle to uncover the 4th century remains of a Roman bath house.
Volunteers will work on the site, uncovered near the River Eden in the Stanwix area in May, for the next four weeks. It is hoped the site will become a major tourist attraction:
Up to 15 people a day will be involved in the dig daily - except Sundays - until Saturday 7 October.