A man has suffered severe injuries after being crushed by a paper baler at a Cumbrian waste site.
Police were called to the Cumbria Waste Management plant in Workington at 1pm on Sunday, where they found a man trapped under several tonnes of paper.
The fire brigade spent 30 minutes working to free the man, who is thought to be local.
He was airlifted to the RVI Hospital in Newcastle where his condition is said to be stable.
The man suffered severe injuries including a fractured pelvis and broken ribs.
An investigation into the accident is now being carried out by the Health and Safety Executive.
The A76 is closed in both directions between Thornhill and Carronbridge due to a serious road traffic accident.
A 44-mile diversion is in place whilst Police Scotland deal with the incident.
Motorists are advised to allow extra time for their journey.
Hundreds of people are taking part in the 2015 vintage tractor run.
Spectators and tractor enthusiasts can cheer on the drivers and machines as they follow a scenic 27-mile route from Gretna to Canonbie.
The first official tractor run took place in 1987, with around 140 tractors taking part. More than 500 tractors entered this year's event.
A man has been airlifted to hospital after suffering head and back injuries.
Paramedics from the Pride of Cumbria Air Ambulance were called to the scene in Workington on Saturday.
The man was flown to the RVI Hospital in Newcastle, where his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
A safety awareness training day has been held in Galashiels for motorcyclists looking to brush up on their skills.
Recent figures show that although bikers only make up 1% of traffic users across the Borders, a huge 20% of fatal or serious accidents involve motorcyclists.
Lori Carnochan has been to find out more:
Bikers from across the Borders have been attending a special road safety open day in Galashiels.
Although people on motorbikes only account for 1% of road users across the Borders, 20% of fatal or serious accidents involve a biker.
Motorcyclists were partnered up with instructors who assessed their riding skills, before going over some basic techniques. The bikers were taken on a 30 minute ride around Selkirk, before returning to Galashiels for their debrief.
However, the day wasn't just for people who have recently passed their test. Many of the attendees were experienced bikers, looking to refresh their skills.
"I've just bought another bike, and as much as i've been riding other bikes in the past, i can always learn. And this is an opportunity to learn properly."
Motorcyclists from across the Scottish Borders are being encouraged to take part in a new safety initiative.
The Borders bikers open day is giving riders the chance to brush up on their road safety skills before the official biking season gets underway.
The Skill for Life course will provide expert advice on motorcycling techniques, including a 30 minute rider assessment.
There will also be an offer of 20 free places on the Institute of Advanced Motorists training course for local riders.
The open day is being held at Galashiels Fire Station between 10am and 3pm.
"Any initiative that has the potential to reduce the number of tragedies on our roads involving motorcyclists and helps to save lives is worth promoting."
Police are appealing for witnesses after a 41-year-old man was assaulted in the centre of Galashiels on Wednesday night.
The man was walking along Huddersfield Street at around 10pm when was approached by a man and assaulted.
He was taken to Borders General hospital where he was treated for minor head and facial injuries.
The suspect is described as being around 22 to 23-years-old, of a stocky build, five foot eight inches tall and was wearing dark clothing.
"There were a number of motorists passing through the area at the time who could have witnessed the assault.
"Anyone with information that can assist should contact Police Scotland on 101."
A University of Cumbria graduate is quickly making a name for herself in the film industry.
Laxcha Bantawa's documentary has just won the top prize at the Katmandu International Mountain Film Festival.
It explores a young Nepalese boy's candid impressions of the UK:
A Maori war flag held at a Scottish Borders museum is to be repatriated.
A museum in New Zealand made an official approach to Hawick museum for the flag, taken from a Maori tribe by Crown forces during a battle in 1865.
Members of Scottish Borders Council decided to approve the move.