BBC news for Cumbria

Workington rape trial: Gang acquitted of attacking girl in field

The four youths, all under 16, had denied attacking the teenager in a field in Workington.

Ethan Stables trial: Neo-Nazi 'planned Pride event machete attack'

A Facebook user told police about Ethan Stables' plan to launch the attack at a pub, a jury hears.

Woman arrested after man found dead at house in Barrow

Police were alerted after paramedics were called to the house.

Date for Carlisle airport to run commercial passenger flights again

It has been 25 years since commercial passenger flights were last run out of the Cumbria airport.

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Trump-Russia: Jeff Sessions questioned in Mueller inquiry

The US attorney general appears to be the first member of the president's cabinet to be questioned.

Pakistan Zainab murder: Police arrest suspect

Authorities say they have found the man who murdered six-year-old Zainab Ansari and others.

Russia bars 'extremist' British comedy The Death of Stalin

A satirical British comedy about the ex-Soviet leader's succession has been pulled by authorities.

Syria war: Thousands flee Turkish assault on Afrin enclave

The UN says 5,000 people been displaced by clashes between Turkish-led forces and Kurdish fighters.