A robbery in a quiet village post office just outside carlisle has been described as an outrageous crime that left a shop assistant terrified. They were the words of the judge who sentenced two armed robbers to six years in prison.
The men threatened the woman with a kitchen knife at Wetheral post office
The police say the men wanted money for drugs, and it highlights the misery that abuse can cause. Tim Backshall reports
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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.
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The polls for the Scottish Independence Referendum are open on Thursday until 10pm.