Police in Cumbria say 6 out of 10 burglaries happen because homes are left unlocked. 19 of the 32 break-ins reported in Penrith and Carlisle since the beginning of July happened because doors or windows were left unlocked.
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People in Scotland have until 10pm to vote in the independence referendum with the final result expected early on Friday morning.
A look at the forecast for the Border region.
The polls for the Scottish Independence Referendum are open on Thursday until 10pm.