A Scottish soldier who was awarded the highest honour for bravery during World War One is being commemorated, exactly 100 years after his act of heroism.
Private James MacKenzie, who went to school in Dumfries, received the Victoria Cross after rescuing a severely wounded man in front of the German trenches. He was shot dead trying to rescue another man.
Today a commemorative paving stone will be unveiled in Dumfries.
A look ahead at the forecast for the Border regionRead the full story ›
A wet and windy day in the west with some heavy and persistent rain likely across some western slopes, especially the Pennines.
The rain may be more intermittent elsewhere, but it will remain cloudy for all. Strong and gusty westerly winds.
Maximum Temperature 12C.
Outbreaks of rain will persist during the morning, heavy over the hills, and staying mild.
However clearer spells are then likely across Cumbria by dusk, as rain gradually clears southeastwards. Maximum Temperature 13C.
A look at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.Read the full story ›
Rather cloudy, with outbreaks of rain, especially over the hills and later in the day.
These could be heavy at times with widespread hill fog likely. Mild, with the best of any brighter spells in the east. Maximum Temperature 13C.
A largely cloudy and windy day, with outbreaks of rain, especially over hills.
The rain is likely to become heavier and more persistent through the afternoon.
Widespread hill fog. Maximum Temperature 11C.