A man was found dead inside a house after reports of a fire that was out by the time crews arrived.
Plans are approved to turn part of a former hat factory into offices.
A health trust put in special measures wins a top award for end of life care at one of its hospitals.
Mountain rescue teams in Cumbria launch a new campaign to tackle the rise in number of walkers and climbers in need of rescue.
A man is arrested in connection with a series of attacks on people who had just sneezed in the street.
Controversial plans to build a supermarket on a former brewery site in Cumbria are given the go ahead.
A national body to investigate medical accidents in England should be established immediately, MPs say, following publication of the Morecambe Bay hospital inquiry into baby deaths.
Why Cumbria could play a crucial role
Pay row over elected Copeland mayor salary
Kyle Vassell's strike on debut helps Oxford move clear of the League Two relegation zone as they come from behind to beat Carlisle.
Carlisle sign Middlesbrough defender David Atkinson and Brighton winger Jeffrey Monakana on loan until 2 May.
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