a stone in its Millennium gallery inscribed with a 16th century curse, BBC
Radio Four's Today programme reported this morning.
gangs of thieves, known as the border reivers, of the Carlisle area.
A local vicar objects to the curse and has asked the present archbishop of
Glasgow to lift it, Today heard.
But Carlisle's executive member for community activities, Judith Pattinson, told the programme, 'There's no chance of us removing the writing from the exhibition'. She said the curse had featured in Carlisle's museum for the past 10 years and no harm had yet come to the city.