Police are currently dealing with a jack-knifed lorry between Allonby and Silloth.
The road is closed and is expected to be so for some time.
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Archeologists hope the new dig will shed light on the region's pre-Roman history.
Historic re-enactments and cosplay will form part of the entertainment at Traquair House, near Innerleithen in the Scottish Borders.
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