Firefighters are warning of the dangers of non-flame resistant furniture after a man was found dead following a house fire in the city.
Police and fire services were called to to the house on Newtown Close in the west of the city at around seven o clock last night.
A 68-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.
He is thought to have died after an old chair quickly became engulfed in flames and smoke after a discarded match set fire to a waste paper bin.
More top news
Westerly winds are on the way.
Two women were sexually harassed, and one sexually assaulted, after getting into a car posing as a taxi in Jedburgh on Saturday night.
Five people from Carlisle and Eden are taking on the London marathon, to raise money for Carlisle Eden Mind's Suicide Prevention project.