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That’s not how we used to be!

prezzadezza Mr & Mrs is back on ITV. Although anyone who remembers the original version might struggle to recognise it.

Last updated 10 September 2012
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Flying the flag for le fashion

Last updated 6 September 2012
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Eel be back next year

Last updated 6 September 2012
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Paralympics 1, The Simpsons 0

mbpara1 I’m enjoying the Paralympics more than the Olympics. Some of the races have been fantastic, goalball is fascinating and wheelchair basketball is gripping (amazing, considering I hate the professional version played by overpaid giants in the US).

Last updated 6 September 2012
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Time to get the lifebelt

andy cameronnndfg Shuffle, shuffle, shuffle, slip, slap, slop. That’s the sound of Prime Minister David Cameron trying to put some fresh gloss on a poorly constructed and badly battered cabinet.

Last updated 6 September 2012
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Let the children walk

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Last updated 4 September 2012
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Can we really take on Mother Nature?

floodhouse2 Considering summer failed to put in any kind of appearance, autumn turned up with extraordinary punctuality.

Last updated 4 September 2012
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What’s wrong with the charity shop?

maggie2 I CAN’T have been the only one to raise an eyebrow on learning that seven of Margaret Thatcher’s 1970s outfits were to be auctioned at Christie’s.

Last updated 4 September 2012
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What’s in a few hundred miles?

MEMBERS of our police force require certain skills.

Last updated 3 September 2012
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Langholm was one giant leap

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Last updated 3 September 2012
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I predict a riot if it’s just a football team

INDIE-ROCK band Kaiser Chiefs are coming to Cumbria.

Last updated 3 September 2012
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Who cares if Harry was naked anyway?

harry001 So silly. So utterly and inarguably ridiculous. Come now... you really do have to laugh. (26 comments)

Last updated 28 August 2012
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That’s a fail, Michael Gove

More exam results this week. More young people biting their nails down to the elbows, waiting for some clever-clogs to tell them they’re actually all pretty dim. (7 comments)

Last updated 21 August 2012
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The view from here: our men on the Olympics

Charlie Burgess photo We have heard much about the Olympic experience from the athletes’ perspective.

Last updated 20 August 2012
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Make a note of where you live

Carlisle's Twisted Wheel nightclub may reopen, more than four years after it closed.

Last updated 20 August 2012
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Politicians have no place in this new hope and glory

Well, that was fun. More than fun, it was uplifting, refreshing, awe-inspiring, exciting. (12 comments)

Last updated 14 August 2012
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Now Carlisle United can sneak up on goal

Carlisle Utd shirt photo The sun was in my eyes. A dog ate my homework. The cheque’s in the post. The world has heard plenty of excuses. But few were as memorable as one from Sir Alex Ferguson in April 1996.

Last updated 13 August 2012
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Your gold letter day will come

In towns and cities around the UK, postboxes are being painted gold in recognition of Team GB’s Olympic champions.

Last updated 13 August 2012
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British cycling: It's got more gold than a gangsta rapper

The global domination by team GB of all things to do with pedalling and rowing has spread to Cumbria.

Last updated 9 August 2012
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On the run from Olympic Games

The French say they would have staged it much better and accuse our all-conquering cyclists of using “magic wheels” to beat their best pedal pushers.

Last updated 9 August 2012
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