The industry, worth around £4 billion, is currently protected by an EU definition of whisky that prevents sales of sub-standard products.Read the full story ›
Welsh and Scottish first ministers to oppose Repeal BillRead the full story ›
What is more important to you: who the Prime Minister is, who your local MP is, or how/if the UK leaves the EU?
With the General Election taking place on 8 June, we'll be posting a series of polls so that you can give us your views.
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The eight MPs in Cumbria and the south of Scotland have confirmed to ITV Border that they hope to stand for re-election in June.Read the full story ›
Labour's candidate for the Carlisle constituency in the 2015 General Election has revealed she will not stand this time around.
Lee Sheriff lost out to Conservative John Stevenson by 2,774 votes.
With a second General Election in just over two years looming, find out which MPs in Cumbria and the south of Scotland hope to stand again.Read the full story ›
Theresa May says the government is developing a nationwide modern industrial strategy, which will be tailor made for regions like Cumbria.
Carlisle Conservative MP, John Stevenson, asked Theresa May during PMQ's today, if the government would commit to a strategy which takes into account Cumbria's tourism, nuclear and agricultural industries.
The government says the strategy will make the economy work for everyone and deliver highly skilled, highly paid jobs, and develop more competitive world-leading businesses:
MPs are voting this afternoon on whether to back Theresa May's demand for a snap general election.
Parties across Cumbria and the south of Scotland will begin selecting their candidates to fight the election on 8 June.
Former Carlisle MP Eric Martlew believes Labour could regain control of the city from the Conservatives but thinks the party should've pushed for the date of the vote to be delayed.
If I have a criticism of what has gone on this week, the labour party have just said yes we're going to have a general election. If I had been there I'd say we'll have a general election but not on the 8th June we'll have it all a fortnight later and give us all time to get ready for it. They should've been bargaining on this you can't refuse to have a general election because it makes you look frightened."
Copeland MP Trudy Harrison has welcomed the call for a General Election less than two months after she was elected to parliament.Read the full story ›