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WATCH: Minecraft exhibition at Rheged

Over the summer the Rheged Centre in Penrith is home to an interactive exhibit of one of the world's most popular computer games.

Minecraft has sold sixty million copies worldwide. The game allows you to design your own virtual world and everything in it.

ITV Border went along to see this real life exhibition.

Fiona Marley Paterson has this report.

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Anti-nuclear groups respond to new power plant plan

The Moorside site next to Sellafield Credit: ITV Border

Anti-nuclear groups have slammed NuGen's announcement confirming Moorside as the site where the company intends to build Europe's biggest new nuclear power plant.

Radiation Free Lakeland's Marianne Birkby says the land next to Sellafield was originally designated as a 'buffer zone' to prevent further development and that the new development will 'double the terrorist target of Sellafield'.

"The land acquired by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority was bought out of the public purse as a buffer zone around Sellafield to ensure that there would be no new hazardous development or population increase near Sellafield.

"Protections have been ditched to accommodate the nuclear industry and our nuclear-obsessed government who plan to double the terrorist target of Sellafield with nuclear sprawl on green fields adjacent to the flood plain of the river Ehen. The only protections now are for the nuclear industry at the expense of Cumbria and the wider environment. What other industry would be allowed to operate with nominal public liability in the event of contamination accident?"

– Marianne Birkby, Radiation Free Lakeland

Broadband boost for Leitholm

Leitholm will benefit from better broadband. Credit: PA

More than 300 homes and businesses in Leitholm are the latest to benefit from the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme.

The project team says in total, 16,000 properties in the Scottish Borders can now connect to fibre services.

The technology means more people can download and share large files at the same time, and quicker than before.

The aim is to increase fibre coverage to 95 percent of Scottish properties by 2017.

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