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Public rail 'could be 10% cheaper'

The Westmorland Gazette: Action for Rail said UK commuters could be spending more than twice as much of their salary on travel as passengers in France, Germany, Spain and Italy

12:04am Tuesday 31st March 2015

Rail season tickets could be 10% cheaper by 2017 if train services were run by the public sector instead of private firms, according to new research.

Better energy efficiency demanded

The Westmorland Gazette: Charities have urged the next government to improve energy efficiency in UK homes

12:04am Tuesday 31st March 2015

A watchdog has called on the next government to immediately commit to an aggressive energy efficiency strategy, saying millions of UK homes continue to "leak cash" every winter.

Pesticide fear over male fertility

The Westmorland Gazette: Pesticide residue on non-organic fruit and vegetables could lower sperm count, a study claims

12:03am Tuesday 31st March 2015

Pesticide residues coating non-organic fruit and vegetables may be harming men's fertility, new research suggests.

Olly Murs talks about his "strange looking" body as he unveils new waxwork

The Westmorland Gazette: Olly Murs talks about his "strange looking" body as he unveils new waxwork

11:26pm Monday 30th March 2015

The pop star also put those X Factor rumours to rest.

Jessica Chastain shows her edgy style at special screening of Interstellar Live

The Westmorland Gazette: Jessica Chastain shows her edgy style at special screening of Interstellar Live

11:26pm Monday 30th March 2015

The redhead beauty rocked the red carpet.

Pietersen praised by Stewart

The Westmorland Gazette: Kevin Pietersen has rejoined Surrey in a bid to win a Test recall for the Ashes this summer

11:09pm Monday 30th March 2015

Surrey director of cricket Alec Stewart has praised Kevin Pietersen's "outstanding" character, but admitted the batsman's chances of an England return are slim.

MI6 head warns on internet terror

The Westmorland Gazette: Alex Younger said the intelligence agencies faced opponents who were exploiting internet technology to "put our people and agents at risk"

11:03pm Monday 30th March 2015

Britain's intelligence agencies are engaged in a "technology arms race" with terrorists, cyber criminals and other "malicious actors" bent on causing the country harm, the head of MI6 has warned.

The stars get a private viewing of Alexander McQueen's work

The Westmorland Gazette: The stars get a private viewing of Alexander McQueen's work

10:46pm Monday 30th March 2015

And bookies favourite for the Top Gear job, Jodie Kidd, was among them.

Hamilton aware of Ferrari threat

The Westmorland Gazette: World champion Lewis Hamilton will sign a new contract with Mercedes this week

10:40pm Monday 30th March 2015

Lewis Hamilton will sign his new contract with Mercedes this week at a time when Ferrari have given him food for thought a third Formula One world title may not be such a formality after all.

McQueen's fashion legacy appraised

The Westmorland Gazette: Alexander McQueen's work has been honoured with a viewing

10:40pm Monday 30th March 2015

The life of fashion designer Alexander McQueen has been celebrated with a star-studded private viewing of his work.

Ward-Prowse boosts Young Lions

The Westmorland Gazette: James Ward-Prowse was England's match-winner on Monday

10:18pm Monday 30th March 2015

Skipper James Ward-Prowse ruined Philipp Hofmann's 22nd birthday as England Under-21s twice came from behind to beat their counterparts from Germany 3-2.

Tributes to holiday death soldier

The Westmorland Gazette: Pte Shaun Cole, 22, who served in the 1st Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland (1SCOTS), has died while on holiday in the US

9:42pm Monday 30th March 2015

A Scottish soldier who died on holiday in the US has been described as an "incredible young man" by his family.

Terror Briton could face 20 years

The Westmorland Gazette: Haroon Aswat was extradited from the UK to face trial in the US

8:22pm Monday 30th March 2015

A British terror suspect has pleaded guilty in New York to charges of plotting to set up a terrorist training camp in the US with hook-handed extremist Abu Hamza .

Kane rise excites Rooney

The Westmorland Gazette: Harry Kane will start against Italy on Tuesday

7:15pm Monday 30th March 2015

Wayne Rooney, just like the rest of the country, has been gripped by the excitement surrounding Harry Kane and the England captain cannot wait to link up with the striker against Italy.

Call for sex suspects anonymity

The Westmorland Gazette: Nazir Afzal is due to leave his job as chief prosecutor in the North West of England

6:52pm Monday 30th March 2015

People suspected of sexual offences should not be named until they are charged, according to one of the UK's leading prosecutors.

Garlic salve 'can kill superbug'

The Westmorland Gazette: Scientists say a garlic-based "potion" can kill off the MRSA superbug

6:09pm Monday 30th March 2015

A garlic-based "potion" listed in a thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon manuscript has been found to kill off the MRSA superbug.

Montenegro and Russia charged

The Westmorland Gazette: Igor Akinfeev was struck by a flare thrown by Montenegro fans

6:08pm Monday 30th March 2015

UEFA has charged Montenegro after their Euro 2016 qualifier in Podgorica was abandoned following Russia players being hit by missiles.

Deaths thought to be murder-suicide

The Westmorland Gazette: Police in Gibraltar are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths

5:37pm Monday 30th March 2015

A couple and two children, including a baby, have been found dead with stab wounds in an apparent murder suicide in an apartment in Gibraltar.

Euro 2016 fate in our hands - Long

The Westmorland Gazette: Shane Long is convinced the Republic's Euro 2016 fate remains in their own hands

4:58pm Monday 30th March 2015

Last-gasp goal hero Shane Long is convinced qualification for the Euro 2016 finals remains in the Republic of Ireland's own hands.

Head: Ignore British values rules

The Westmorland Gazette: Teachers should ignore new rules telling tyem to promote British values, a headteacher has said

4:55pm Monday 30th March 2015

Teachers should ignore new rules on promoting British values, it was suggested today.

Goals breed confidence for Scotland

The Westmorland Gazette: Steven Naismith, left, Shaun Maloney, centre, and Steven Fletcher were all on target for Scotland

4:54pm Monday 30th March 2015

Steven Naismith insists he saw no signs of Steven Fletcher's goal drought affecting him - but admits all of Scotland's forward players will benefit from their goal spree against Gibraltar.

First day in new job for William

The Westmorland Gazette: The Duke of Cambridge's helicopter skills will now be used in a civilian capacity

4:51pm Monday 30th March 2015

The Duke of Cambridge has officially started work with the company that operates the East Anglian Air Ambulance service - and is expected to begin flying rescue missions in the summer, Kensington Palace has said.

Jay Z plans music streaming service

The Westmorland Gazette: Jay Z is set to unveil an updated version of the TIDAL music service

4:25pm Monday 30th March 2015

Jay Z will announce his own music streaming service to rival Spotify tonight, confirming a revamp of a technology company the rapper-turned-businessman purchased earlier this year.

Who is hosting the 2015 Billboard Music Awards with Ludacris?

The Westmorland Gazette: Who is hosting the 2015 Billboard Music Awards with Ludacris?

3:56pm Monday 30th March 2015

This year the Billboard Music Awards will be hosted by Ludacris and Chrissy Teigen.

'Hounded' Fry quits Instagram site

The Westmorland Gazette: Stephen Fry says he has been "hounded off" social media site Instagram

3:43pm Monday 30th March 2015

Stephen Fry has quit the social media site, Instagram, telling his fans he was "hounded off" it.

Nurse pleads guilty to A&E rapes

The Westmorland Gazette: Andrew Hutchinson raped three women at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford

3:43pm Monday 30th March 2015

A staff nurse has admitted raping three women, one aged just 18, in a hospital's emergency department, as well as a series of other sexual and voyeurism offences.

'Little impact' from nursery places

The Westmorland Gazette: Early years nursery places have little impact on a child's academic achievement, a study claims

3:43pm Monday 30th March 2015

Sending children to nursery at age three may not make any difference to their academic results later on.

Guess who's replacing Jon Stewart on The Daily Show?

The Westmorland Gazette: Guess who's replacing Jon Stewart on The Daily Show?

3:43pm Monday 30th March 2015

Find out how people are reacting to the news Trevor Noah will be the new host of The Daily Show.

Martin Freeman explains why he wants you to vote Labour

The Westmorland Gazette: Martin Freeman explains why he wants you to vote Labour

3:43pm Monday 30th March 2015

If you’re young, broke or unwell, Freeman says Labour’s your best bet.

'Hounded' Stephen Fry quits Instagram

The Westmorland Gazette: 'Hounded' Stephen Fry quits Instagram

3:20pm Monday 30th March 2015

The QI host claims he has been “hounded” off the social media site.

Meet Will Ferrell's new bird

The Westmorland Gazette: Meet Will Ferrell's new bird

2:32pm Monday 30th March 2015

The actor brought a cockatoo with him when he appeared on the Conan show.

Musicians are turning social media blue in support of Jay-Z's streaming service

The Westmorland Gazette: Musicians are turning social media blue in support of Jay-Z's streaming service

2:32pm Monday 30th March 2015

#TIDALforALL is trending ahead of an announcement from Jay-Z on Monday night.

Voice single on night of final

The Westmorland Gazette: Leanne Mitchell, winner of the first series of The Voice, with mentor Sir Tom Jones

2:15pm Monday 30th March 2015

The winner of this year's series of The Voice will release their debut single on the night of the final in a bid to cash in on the show's success with a hit.

Emin's My Bed back at Tate Britain

The Westmorland Gazette: Tracey Emin stands alongside her installation My Bed as it returns to Tate Britain for the first time in 15 years

2:15pm Monday 30th March 2015

Artist Tracey Emin wiped away tears as she unveiled her £2.54 million unmade bed - complete with discarded condoms - on its return to its "home" at the Tate.

Biker and pillion clocked at 148mph

The Westmorland Gazette: A motorcyclist was caught travelling at 148mph with a pillion passenger on the M11

2:15pm Monday 30th March 2015

Police have released shocking footage of a motorcyclist reaching 148mph while carrying a passenger on a busy motorway.

New role for Game of Thrones star

The Westmorland Gazette: Game Of Thrones star Maisie Williams has taken a break from her role in the blood-thirsty epic to make a guest appearance in Doctor Who (BBC/PA)

2:15pm Monday 30th March 2015

Game Of Thrones star Maisie Williams has taken a break from her role in the blood-thirsty epic to make a guest appearance in Doctor Who.

Zero-hours staff job fears revealed

The Westmorland Gazette: Irregular hours were as much of an issue as zero-hours contracts, a survey of CAB staff showed

2:15pm Monday 30th March 2015

Workers on zero-hours contracts and irregular hours are afraid to speak out about their rights for fear of losing their job, a new report has revealed.

British expat couple shot dead

The Westmorland Gazette: The Foreign Office said the couple were discovered in the town of Alicante on the south eastern coast, a popular destination for tourists and expats.

2:15pm Monday 30th March 2015

A British former Olympic diver and his wife have been found shot dead on a sofa at their villa in a "sleepy" Spanish village.

Maisie Williams swaps fantasy battles for time travel with Doctor Who role

The Westmorland Gazette: Maisie Williams swaps fantasy battles for time travel with Doctor Who role

1:59pm Monday 30th March 2015

The TV star has branched out with an appearance in the sci-fi series.

The Voice winner's single to launch on night of final

The Westmorland Gazette: The Voice winner's single to launch on night of final

1:59pm Monday 30th March 2015

The winner of the BBC singing show will release their rendition of Adam Levine’s Lost Stars after the final.

Niall Horan says new One Direction album is underway

The Westmorland Gazette: Niall Horan says new One Direction album is underway

1:46pm Monday 30th March 2015

The boys are showing no signs of slowing down now that they are a four piece.

Republic will never give up - Keane

The Westmorland Gazette: Robbie Keane felt Sunday's 1-1 draw with Poland was a point gained

1:31pm Monday 30th March 2015

Robbie Keane has warned the Republic of Ireland's Group D rivals that they will fight until the last second of the campaign to secure a place in the Euro 2016 finals.

Kim Kardashian takes North on an Easter egg hunt

The Westmorland Gazette: Kim Kardashian takes North on an Easter egg hunt

1:17pm Monday 30th March 2015

The reality star has shared some cute snaps of her daughter on an Easter egg hunt.

Family pays tribute to Lil' Chris

The Westmorland Gazette: Tributes pour in for Lil' Chris

1:17pm Monday 30th March 2015

The reality TV star and musician was found dead in his home town of Lowestoft last week.

A new Jurassic World teaser has been unveiled

The Westmorland Gazette: A new Jurassic World teaser has been unveiled

1:08pm Monday 30th March 2015

Dinosaurs turn on unsuspecting theme park visitors in the fourth film in the franchise.

This James Corden/David Beckham underwear ad will make you lol

The Westmorland Gazette: This James Corden/David Beckham underwear ad will make you lol

12:46pm Monday 30th March 2015

Two fine specimens of men.

The new Mad Max trailers are giving us chills

The Westmorland Gazette: The new Mad Max trailers are giving us chills

12:37pm Monday 30th March 2015

Fans are getting excited over the new teasers for the upcoming movie.

Harrison Ford 'released from hospital'

The Westmorland Gazette: Harrison Ford 'released from hospital'

12:37pm Monday 30th March 2015

The Hollywood actor was reported to have suffered broken bones in the plane crash, almost four weeks ago.

Stevie McCrorie quits booze to save his voice

The Westmorland Gazette: Stevie McCrorie quits booze to save his voice

12:37pm Monday 30th March 2015

The singing contestant wants to give himself every chance of winning The Voice.

New mortgages highest in six months

The Westmorland Gazette: A mortgage price war has intensified this year, with many lenders offering their best rates yet

12:36pm Monday 30th March 2015

The number of mortgage approvals made to home-buyers rose to its highest level in six months in February, the Bank of England said today.

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