Ed Miliband has started answering questions from the public.
The first three have been about the current retirement age, the spiralling cost of heating bills and the debate surrounding the bedroom tax.
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Spells of rain overnight will give way to a sunny day tomorrow.
Visitors to Bassenthwaite who haven't yet visited the lake's popular ospreys only have a few weeks left to see them up-close.
Two new primary schools in the Borders have welcomed pupils for the first time today, Wednesday 16 August.