Livestock competitions have taken centre stage on the second day of the Border Union Show. It's the199th time the event has been held; the show went ahead as planned despite the recent bad weather. It's attracted visitors from across the world.
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Vigils have been held in the region to mark the 100th anniversary of the battle of the Somme.
Vigils will take place across the region tonight to remember those who fought in the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago.
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