The hot weather has led to a massive increase in tourists coming to enjoy our region's attractions and beautiful countryside.
Matthew Taylor braved the sun to bring us this report:
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Labour pushed into humiliating third place in Scotland, but suffers fewer losses than expected in England.
Helen Threlfell died in a collision near Stainton. Her family say she will be greatly missed.
Peter MacMahons' Politics Blog: The SNP have a commanding lead in terms of seats at Holyrood but they do not command the parliament.