MPs and members of the House of Lords met to show their support for the UK's submarine building industry, a key employer in the North West.
Former CQC staff could lose their pensions says Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt
A £1.2 billion contract has been awarded to build the Royal Navy's new hunter-killer submarine HMS Audacious.
Firecrews are working to extricate a man from his crashed van after an accident on the A5087 near Barrow. Police have closed off the road and the Air Ambulance is also at the scene.
BAE Systems says it will consult unions on ending the production of the M777 howitzer at Barrow, which could put 200 jobs at risk.
The move comes after the delay of a potential sale of the weapons to India.
A company spokesman said the company would look to redeploy anyone who lost their jobs into its submarine business at the Barrow site, which is currently recruiting.
A mother whose baby died after failures at Barrow's maternity unit has spoken of her overwhelming guilt.
Lesley Bennett says if only she'd known what really happened, other baby deaths could've been prevented.
Last week, an inquest ruled her daughter Elleanor died after a catalogue of medical failings by Furness General Hospital.
But the family were only told the truth nine years later, after a police investigation into a number of deaths at the hospital.
In an exclusive interview, Lesley told our correspondent Elaine Willcox she's been forced to grieve for her daughter a second time.
Barrow have parted company with head coach Darren Holt, 48 hours after they avoided relegation from the Kingstone Press Championship.
The Cumbrians beat Keighley 24-14 in their last match of the season at Craven Park on Sunday to ensure survival, but that was only their eighth win in 26 matches.
In a statement, the club said Holt was asked to stand down with immediate effect.
"Both parties reached an amicable agreement," the statement added.
"Darren's remaining contract term will be honoured by the club and Darren has requested that a substantial part of his remaining contract will be paid into the floodlight appeal.
"The board of directors would like to thank Darren for his years of dedication to Barrow Raiders both as a player and coach. Everyone on the board wishes Darren all the best in the future."
Two people have been arrested after serious assault on a woman in Barrow on Thursday morning.
Police were called after reports a woman had been assaulted.
Ambulance crews found a 38-year-old woman with stab wounds. She was taken to Furness General Hospital and is in a stable condition.
A man aged 34 and a 21-year-old woman woman, both from Barrow, were arrested on Thursday night on suspicion of Section 18 wounding.
Both are still in custody.
Police have charged two men with the murder of David James Morgan in Cumbria.
The two men have been named as 31 year old Stephen Allan Falle, and 28 year old Craig Mansell.
A woman who had been arrested in connection with David’s murder has been released on police bail.
Both men are due to appear at Furness and District Magistrates Court, this morning.
28 year old Mr Morgan died following an assault in Barrow on June 18.
Cumbria Police are searching for a missing man from Barrow.
Mark Tillotson was last seen boarding a Blackpool-bound train at Preston on Friday.
He is 5ft 8ins tall and of medium build. He was wearing a black and white dotted shirt, jeans, beige bomber jacket, black boots and a black woolly hat.
A 28 year old man from Barrow in Furness has died following an assault in the early hours of yesterday.
David James Morgan was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital but died this afternoon.
Police say three local people - a 21 year old woman, a 28 year old man and a 31 year old man are detained at Barrow Police Station arrested on suspicion of murder.