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  1. Watch: The aftermath of the Mexican earthquake

    Earlier today we brought you the news that Kendal Mountain Festival have colleagues in Mexico who've been affected by the earthquake.

    The festival works in partnership with people from across the world, including Mexico.

    Their office is close to the epicentre of the earthquake and Raúl Morales who works there sent us this film and photos he took yesterday:

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  2. Weather: Outbreaks of rain overnight and into tomorrow

    BBC Weather

    Rain will become more persistent through the evening and overnight, with some heavy bursts possible towards dawn.

    Thickening cloud will give some fog over the tops of the hills.

    Lows of 14C (57F).

    You can see a detailed weather forecast for where you live here.

    Weather graphic
  3. Princess Anne visits University of Cumbria

    The Princess Royal has visited the University of Cumbria today to help to mark its 10th anniversary.

    Princess Anne went to the Fusehill Campus in Carlisle to open laboratories in science, technology, engineering and maths - unveiling a plaque to mark the occasion.

    The laboratories contain the latest equipment and will be used to train students for careers in the likes of nuclear, medicine and agriculture.

    Princess Anne
  4. National award for 'exceptional campaigner' from west Cumbria

    An environmental campaigner from west Cumbria has won a national award for being an "exceptional campaigner" from the charity Friends of the Earth.

    Ruth Balogh was recognised for her long-running support for clean energy and a sustainable economy for Cumbria.

    Ruth Balogh
  5. Woman feared girlfriend 'was going to die' during attack

    A woman has told a jury she watched her girlfriend being attacked and was "scared she was going to die".

    Yazmin Wood gave evidence at Carlisle Crown Court during the trial of two men who deny being involved in homophobic violence in Penrith in August last year.

    Kevin Docherty, 35, and 20-year-old Kyle Hill, have each pleaded not guilty to assaulting both Miss Wood and her partner Laura Price.

    Jurors have heard a third man, 29-year-old Ross Paterson, admits the two charges.

    Miss Wood told the court she and Miss Price received homophobic abuse while holding hands at a petrol station.

    Moments later, she watched in horror as Miss Price was dragged down an alley by "all three" of the men.

    She added they were "kicking her head off the wall like a football".

    But jurors have heard Docherty, of Castlebay Street, Glasgow, and Hill, of Glenafeoch Road, Carluke, deny being involved in the violence. The trial continues.

  6. Missing Barrow man also on police search list

    Police are searching for a missing 55-year-old Barrow man who's been living in west Cumbria.

    David Craig was last seen in Whitehaven yesterday when it's believed he was dropped off by a taxi at Corkickle Train Station at about 19:00 where he indicated he wanted to get a train to Barrow.

    David Craig
  7. Police search for missing Carlisle man

    Cumbria police are trying to find a missing 44-year-old man from Carlisle.

    Lewis Norton was last seen on Castle Street in Carlisle eight days ago.

    Lewis Norton
  8. Grants available to improve properties in Wigton

    Up to £900 is being made available for some businesses and home owners in Wigton to improve the front of their properties.

    Allerdale Borough Council says the money will hopefully make the town centre more attractive to shoppers and visitors.

    The scheme is open until the 31 December and applicants must pay 10% of the cost of the work. Application forms are available from Allerdale Borough Council's customer service desk in Wigton Market Hall in Church Street.

    Wigton town centre
  9. Military medals stolen in Barrow

    The police in Barrow are investigating the theft of military medals from a car in Barrow.

    The medals include the General Service Medal, the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal and a Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. They were taken between 17:00 on Monday and 15:45 yesterday afternoon.

    This photo is of replicas.

    replica medals
  10. Charity match in memory of PC Bill Barker raises more than £1k

    More than £1,300 has been raised for charity at the Bill Barker Memorial Football Tournament.

    The annual competition saw teams from across the Cumbria Police force area compete in aid of the Great North Air Ambulance.

    PC Barker died in Workington in 2009 when a section of Northside Bridge gave way during a flood.

    Bill Barker
  11. Bluebirds to announce manager this afternoon

    Paul Newton

    Sports Editor, BBC Cumbria

    Barrow AFC are set to announce the permanent successor to Paul Cox as manager at 15:00 this afternoon

    Barrow AFC
  12. Was the photo we shared earlier altered?

    Nell Dunn

    BBC Cumbria

    Earlier today we shared a photograph from a BBC Weather Watcher of a lonely tree at Buttermere.

    Since then we've had an email from a reader who pointed out that it looked like the tree had been cut and pasted,as there's no tree at that spot.

    Looking closer at the photo there is little white space around the tree which could show that it's been altered?

    This is one of the issues we face as journalists in 2017 - verifying pictures people have sent to us even when they have good intentions.

  13. More from Kendal Mountain Festival colleagues in Mexico

    Nell Dunn

    BBC Cumbria

    I've been speaking to Steve Scott, director of the Kendal Mountain Festival, about his colleagues in Mexico.

    The festival works in partnership with people from across the world, including Mexico.

    Their office is close to the epicentre of the earthquake, but he's spoken to one of the members of the small team there and they are all safe and are offering their help to those affected.

    We'll hopefully be able to hear directly from one of the team over there later today.

  14. Woman robbed in Workington

    A woman in Workington was forced to the ground and robbed by two men.

    Cumbria Police say rings, a bracelet, a watch and a bag were taken from the 43-year-old in Grasmere Avenue just before 13:30 yesterday.

    Both men are described as being in their late teens to early 20s.

    One was wearing a black woolly hat, white trainers and a navy Adidas tracksuit. The other was wearing a light-coloured top with dark tracksuit bottoms.

  15. Your photos: A lonely tree at Buttermere

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Thanks to BBC Weather Watcher 'ANTCumbria' from Buttermere for sharing this image this morning.

    We love seeing your photos - if you have any you'd like to share you email them to us.

    Buttermere