BBC news for Cumbria

Southern, Merseyrail, Arriva Rail North and Greater Anglia rail staff strike

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) are staging two 24-hour walkouts in October.

First Milk jobs at risk in Haverfordwest and Wigton

First Milk announces planned cuts at creameries in Pembrokeshire and the Lake District.

Coniston church bells: Pub complainers silence 'noisy' chimes

A timer is fitted to a Lake District church to prevent chimes overnight after complaints from pub guests.

UK 'poorer and meaner after Brexti - Farron

The former Liberal Democrat leader accuses the PM and Jeremy Corbyn of being "cowards" over Brexit.

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Mexico: Strong earthquake topples buildings, killing scores

The tremor toppled buildings in the capital with many feared trapped in the rubble.

Hurricane Maria bears down on Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

"Evacuate," Puerto Rico's safety commissioner warned residents. "Otherwise, you're going to die."

Trump's first UN speech met with criticism from some leaders

The US president's first key speech at the UN was denounced by some member nations he had singled out.

Catalonia referendum: Spanish raid on Unipost deals blow to vote

Police discover a mass of documents directly related to the banned independence referendum.