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Appeal to identify man who died in motorway collision

Police are appealing for help to identify a man who died in a motorway collision earlier this week.

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Worrying rise in ‘home alone’ cases

Worrying rise in ‘home alone’ cases

The NSPCC has referred an increasing number of cases to the police and children’s services in the North West after receiving calls and emails from members of the public worried about children left home alone.

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Yellow weather warning

WEATHER WARNING: Scattered thunderstorms and downpours forecast for the North West

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the North West on Wednesday, July 19, 2017.
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Ian McCann, head of Rosewood Primary School in Burnley

Head banned from teaching over unauthorised term-time trip to Cuba

A headteacher who took a trip to Cuba without permission during term time has been banned from the profession.
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Police Scotland said the man's body was found on land near Cairnhead Farm, Isle of Whithorn.

Body of missing Lancashire fisherman found after search

The body of a missing fisherman believed to be from Burnley has been recovered on land in Dumfries and Galloway.
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The Red Arrows will perform on both Saturday and Sunday at this year's Blackpool Air Show

Red Arrows confirm double date for Blackpool Air Show

The Red Arrows will perform two displays above Blackpool Promenade this summer as the stars of the resort's Air Show

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Major delays are expected on the rail network this morning after a train broke down betweenBolton and Salford Crescent.

Delays to services after train blocks track

Major delays are expected on the rail network this morning after a train broke down between Bolton and Salford Crescent.

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Following the terrible fire in #Bolton @GMFRS_TonyH talks about what #firefighters faced when they arrived. Thoughts are with those affected

REGIONAL: Fire which killed mother and three children 'caused by halogen heater'

The family of a mother and three children killed in a house fire have said they are in "total shock".
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Shannon-Leigh Harrison's post was shared more than 2,000 times before being removed from Facebook

School hits back after Facebook prom post goes viral

A school has hit back after an angry sister blasted it on Facebook, claiming it unfairly refused her brother entry to his end of year prom.

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It looks like its set to be a warm weekend across the North West with temperaturesreaching highs of 20C, say weather experts.

Weekend weather for the North West

It looks like its set to be a warm weekend across the North West with temperatures reaching highs of 20 °C, say weather experts.

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Coun. Rosemary Carroll

Councillor apologises for "racist joke accident"

The former Mayor of Pendle, recently accused of sharing a racist joke on Facebook, has said she had intended to delete it.

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CCTV shows car ploughing into pedestrians

CCTV shows car ploughing into pedestrians

Police have released footage of a road traffic collision which left two pedestrians with serious injuries.

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Stephen Mortimer was found in the garden behind his house in Victoria Terrace, Calder Vale,

Teenager found dead at home struggled to express his anxiety

A 14-year-old boy found dead at his home near Garstang had been struggling with thoughts about death, an inquest heard.

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Conservative Coun. Rosemary Carroll

Councillor suspended over racist joke share

The Tory former Mayor of Pendle has been suspended from her party after complaints she shared a racist joke on social media.

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A yellow weather warning for rain has been issued in the North West

Yellow weather warning for the North West

A yellow weather warning for rain in the North West has been issued by the Met Office.

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Medical mystery girl Aleasha Howcroft with her mum Kirsty

Lancashire schoolgirl Aleasha is a medical mystery

A little girl from Lancashire is just one of 89 cases worldwide to be diagnosed with a genetic condition so rare it does not even have a name.

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The number of zero hours and agency contracted workers has doubled in the North West since 2011, according to the GMB union.

Number of zero hours workers doubles in north west

The number of zero hours and agency contracted workers has doubled in the north west since 2011, according to the GMB union.

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Preston Crown Court.  PIC BY ROB LOCK

Lancashire man raped vulnerable young woman twice in her home

A man who began to rape a vulnerable woman as she vomited in a loo after a night out has been jailed for four years.

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A weather warning has been issued for the north west with up to 60mm of rain expected to fall in exposed parts of the county, warn forecasters.

Yellow weather warning for rain issued

A weather warning has been issued for the north west with up to 60mm of rain expected to fall in exposed parts of the county, warn forecasters.
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Eileen Blaine

Police offer £50,000 reward after murder investigation is launched

Detectives are offering a £50,000 reward for information after an elderly woman died following a violent robbery where her wedding ring was snatched from her finger.

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