Early indications suggest pass rates in the county's schools are around 74% -just under 0.5% better than 2011. 12 of the county's 25 schools have so far fed results to the Local Education Authority.
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'The Marble Run' is aimed at getting people thinking positively about rivers in Cumbria, following last winter's floods.
Two men, aged 19 and 25, have been charged with sexually harassing two women in Jedburgh on Saturday night.
The A66 at Bassenthwaite will be closed overnight for the next six weeks to allow for flood resilience work to take place.