The four youths, all under 16, had denied attacking the teenager in a field in Workington.
A Facebook user told police about Ethan Stables' plan to launch the attack at a pub, a jury hears.
Police were alerted after paramedics were called to the house.
It has been 25 years since commercial passenger flights were last run out of the Cumbria airport.
GMB members stage a 12-hour strike in ongoing industrial action at the nuclear reprocessing plant.
Peter Morrison was found guilty of causing the death by dangerous driving of road worker Adam Gibb.
Ex-Lib Dem leader says he regrets saying he didn't think gay sex was a sin, in the general election.
Carlisle's Lumber Lounge allows people to throw axes at targets.
Scanning equipment located the bomb-hit HMS Narwhal in the North Sea - decades after it disappeared.
A husband and wife document their visits to seven trees across the seasons for a special exhibition.
Paul Worthington declined to answer question after question at his daughter's inquest.
Goalkeeper Stuart Moore and forward Adi Yussuf leave relegation-threatened National League side Barrow by mutual consent.
Stevenage extend their unbeaten home run to 10 games with a goalless draw against Carlisle.
Saturday's National League game between Guiseley and Barrow is postponed because of a frozen pitch.
The US attorney general appears to be the first member of the president's cabinet to be questioned.
Authorities say they have found the man who murdered six-year-old Zainab Ansari and others.
A satirical British comedy about the ex-Soviet leader's succession has been pulled by authorities.
The UN says 5,000 people been displaced by clashes between Turkish-led forces and Kurdish fighters.
Yoweri Museveni said the continent needs to be spoken to frankly and made to realise it is weak.
Tariffs of up to 50% on imported goods will mostly hit South Korea and China.
Sami Anan is accused of violating military code after announcing his bid to run against President Sisi.
Two 15-year-olds, a boy and a girl, were killed in the attack and another 15-year-old is in custody.
The cause of the crash between a small plane and a helicopter in south-western Germany is not clear.
Elon Musk's Boring Company has presented its LA transport tunnel plans for Culver City.
Hawaii's governor says a failure to remember his Twitter details delayed a corrective message.
The irreverent poet won the Premio Cervantes in 2011 and was proposed four times for the Nobel Prize.
The BBC has obtained shocking footage from the besieged area of Eastern Ghouta outside Damascus.
At the Sundance Film Festival in Utah, a US Supreme Court judge shares her #MeToo experience.
A soldier has been killed in the avalanche that appears to have been triggered by a volcanic eruption.
More than 40,000 local residents have been forced to evacuate the area.
Legendary jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela, a leading figure in the struggle to end apartheid and "the father of South African jazz", has died aged 78.
Forty years after Mickey, she's been honoured in LA.
Speeches about gender in Hollywood and female empowerment dominate the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Migrant workers agree to be paid in bricks after the courts intervened over their unpaid earnings.
An official told the BBC some villagers thought the frozen ball was an "extra-terrestrial" object.
New Zealand's Maori came face-to-face with indigenous Australians on a football pitch for the first time.
Companies argue that the import tariff should be the same as that for potatoes.
Seoul government cracks down on unmuzzled dogs as animal laws are tightened.
The toddlers did not want to leave the parents who had raised them in India's Assam state.
For years Naomi Parker Fraley lived quietly while another woman was credited as the famous feminist icon.
For many people in remote regions access to healthcare is limited, so tech is coming to their aid.
The legendary musician, who has died age 78, will be remembered as much for his activism as his songs.
The police union cards are given to friends for them to show to officers, but their function is unclear.
What a video of a male lecturer assaulting his students says about the state of women's rights in the country.
Other calls to East Midlands Ambulance Service included one about a broken toenail.
How a hospital with some of the best NHS waiting times ended up with patients waiting in corridors.
Here's all you need to know about the latest member of the Royal Family to announce their engagement.
Gymnasts take the trend of swimming with mermaid tails to the next level by performing acrobatics.
The footballer says he thinks he'll always be in recovery from the addiction.
Charlotte Rose said selling sex via the internet means she has time to spend with her children.
A woman says she will track down fly-tippers who have dumped rubbish on her dead brother's memorial.
What happens when thousands of people descend on Blackpool for the annual racing pigeon show?
Tim Verity wants more people to talk about male sex abuse after seeing his abuser jailed years later.
The party has been through a number of leadership changes recently.
The Duke of York says he is "absolutely overjoyed" Princess Eugenie will wed Jack Brooksbank.
Bridget was born with severe medical problems after her mother was prescribed an epilepsy drug during pregnancy.
Two men were airlifted to safety after a night without shelter in sub-zero temperatures.
Doctor Philippa Kaye talks us through what's involved during a cervical screening test.
What we learnt when French President Emmanuel Macron talked to the BBC's Andrew Marr.
The deputy head of a Hampshire primary school runs five miles a day to inspire his pupils to exercise more.
Six contemporary artists have designed prints for children. But what do they think of them?
How George Weah went from being the world's best footballer to the president of Liberia.
The sister of a teenager who died after taking fentanyl wants to help others beat addiction.
Alex Holmes suffered severe racial bullying when at school. Now he's been recognised by the Queen for his efforts to wipe out bullying.
Selwa Hussain is the first woman in the UK to leave hospital with an artificial heart.
Schoolchildren bullied Nadia Sparkes for picking up litter from the streets.
Bradley Smith, 20, from St Ives, says people should talk more about mental health.
One of the worst attacks on civilians during the conflict in Northern Ireland.
Pole dancing instructor Kathy Buller said the pursuit was "very athletic".
Rhinos are sleeping on pine scented beds at Woburn Safari Park.
Adolescence now lasts until 24, say some scientists, with people delaying marriage and parenthood.
A survey of thousands of young people across the world reveal what influences their career aspirations.