The battle over the main west coast rail line continues.
Last month, Virgin Trains lost the new contract to run the service, to First Group.
This afternoon, the head of Virgin, Sir Richard Branson and his counterpart from First Group put their views to the Transport Select Committee.
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Over a hundred youngsters in Coniston were let out of lessons today to join their school's long tradition of an annual fell race.
A campaign has been launched to push for the restoration of the historic Union Chain Bridge.
Rain overnight. Brighter but cooler Friday. Windy weekend