BBC news for Dumfriesshire

Labour and SNP take control of Dumfries and Galloway Council

The coalition keeps the Conservatives, who won most seats at recent elections, out of the administration.

Moffat supermarket raiders take cigarette haul

The thieves steal goods worth "many thousands of pounds" from a south of Scotland superstore.

Jedburgh schools campus plan moves closer

The project would see three schools closed to combine on a new site in a Scottish Borders town.

Borders Railway engineering work warning issued

Passengers are advised to expect disruption on the Tweedbank to Edinburgh line over three weekends in June.

Live BBC World News

Trump 'to do everything' for Middle East peace

The US president spoke of his hope for the region after meeting Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas.

Park Geun-hye: S Korea trial of impeached president begins

The corruption trial of Park Geun-hye is the latest stage in her dramatic fall from power.

Indonesian men caned for gay sex in Aceh

It is the first time the Indonesian province has caned anyone for gay sex, a crime under its Islamic law.

Germany cracks Europe-wide burglary gang of 500 members

Police say the gang used young women and could be behind a fifth of burglaries in Germany.