THE following articles were the most-read stories on The Mail's website today:

1. The area of Barrow which has had more deaths from coronavirus than anywhere else in the town

2. Wetherspoons submits plans for beer garden on derelict land

3. Couple return from walk to find car 'smashed to bits' in the middle of the day

4. Cumbria experiences sharp increase in Covid cases over last 24 hours

5. Driver, 18, with no licence or insurance over the drink-drive limit

6. Customers flocked to the new M&S which officially opened its doors in Ulverston yesterday

7. 'There's no stopping me now' says Barrow singer aiming for chart success

8. 'Inspiring' former PE teacher named alongside cycling stars in top 100 list

9. JF Hornby warns employers over furlough changes

10. Reader's Choice: The best places to pick up a sandwich

11. Cheapest house in Cumbria with £1,000 guide price sold at auction

12. Man admits assaulting woman

13. 'This is the quickest and most effective way to get the thing sorted': Barrow woman hits crowdfunding target for legal campaign