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Two Cumbrian climbers who were trapped by the earthquake that struck Nepal one year ago, have returned to Mount Everest.
Chris Harling and Tim Mosedale were on the mountain on 25 April 2015, when the earthquake triggered an avalanche, killing 12 people.
Both are currently back on Everest and hope to get to the summit next month.
It's in his blood. We can't tell him not to go, he wants to do it. Two of his clients, this year, it's their third time with Tim so they're determined to try and summit as well.
Today marks one year since a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal. Find out what people in the Border region are doing to help.Read the full story ›
Around 500 people donned head torches and scaled Catbells at night to raise money for victims of the Nepal earthquakes.Read the full story ›
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Community Action Nepal had 50 projects in the South Asian state, but the 2015 earthquake destroyed or damaged 40 of them.
Rebuilding efforts have been further hampered by an Indian fuel embargo:
They engineered restrictions on mainly fuel. So for a long time, There was no fuel so all those diggers and what not up there ready to repair roads, were just stuck without fuel.
Family and friends of John Armstrong have held a cream tea to raise money for an appeal against his conviction in India for weapons charges.Read the full story ›
The first family of Syrian refugees have been re-homed in the Scottish Borders.
Scottish Borders Council has committed to resettling ten families escaping the conflict in Syria over the course of four years.
Local MP Calum Kerr says the region will be a perfect area to raise children in peace.
It's being reported that former soldiers who were sentenced to five years in an Indian prison, including John Armstrong from Wigton, have been refused bail.
The men were reportedly told the court had rejected their application earlier today.
The court said the arguments for bail would only be heard during the main appeal hearing, scheduled for June.
From May 1-31 the courts are closed for summer vacation.
The men's families say they are devastated. They have launched a website to campaign for the men's release, which is being backed by seafarers' charities.
The Westmorland and Lonsdale MP is to outline why Britain is better off in the EU, at the Liberal Democrats Scottish Conference.Read the full story ›
The UK government will apply to the EU Solidarity Fund for cash to support flood-hit communities, after pressure from MPs.Read the full story ›