Rugby teams from around the world will be descending on the Scottish Borders today, ahead of the world's oldest seven-a-side competition.
The Melrose sevens dates back to 1883 and regularly has sides from South Africa, Hong Kong and Japan competing.
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A number of new and ongoing road improvements are planned for Monday 24 July to Sunday 30 July across the region.
A driver whose illegal over-taking led to him crashing his car head-on into another car, has been jailed today for two-and-a-half years.