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Treat stalkers 'like sex offenders'
The families of two women murdered by ex-partners say stalkers should have to sign a register similar to that monitoring sex offenders.
Fraudulent Italian divorces voided
"Quickie" divorce cases taken out in courts in England and Wales by 180 Italian couples are declared void after a widespread fraud was uncovered by a court clerk in Burnley.
Missing sex offender sought by police
An appeal for information is made about a convicted sex offender who has gone missing in Lancashire.
MP seeks 'threatened airport' talks
Blackpool North MP Paul Maynard is to meet the owners of Blackpool Airport, which could close within two weeks
Eleven 'Right to Build' areas chosen
Pendle announced as one of the first councils to offer help to people wanting to build their own home through the Government's 'Right to Build' scheme.
'No action' over homophobic leaflets
Leaflets featuring homophobic comments are posted through doors following a gay pride festival - but police say no crime has been committed.
Pope appoints new Bishop of Salford
The Pope appoints Bishop John Arnold as the 11th Roman Catholic Bishop of Salford, which includes North East Lancashire.
GB cyclist's death 'saddens all'
The death of a former international cyclist in Belmont has "saddened the cycling community", the president of British Cycling says.
Huge response to zombie actor appeal
An appeal for people to play zombies in an upcoming film attracts over 1,000 applicants.
'Burnley doomed without a plan B'
MOTD2 analysis of Burnley
Middlesex draw relegates Lancashire
Lancashire are relegated from Division One
Rotherham United 2-0 Blackburn Rovers
Rotherham United end a five-match run without a Championship win with a comfortable victory over Blackburn Rovers.
Middlesbrough 1-1 Blackpool
Ishmael Miller scores against his former club as Blackpool secure a hard-fought 1-1 draw at Middlesbrough.
Chapple unsure on Lancashire future
Captain Glen Chapple does not know in which capacity he will be at Lancashire next season following their Championship relegation.
Blackpool sign Blackman and Mendy
Blackpool sign winger Andre Blackman and midfielder Formose Mendy on season-long deals, which have a 12-month option.
Garner unmoved by Pressley comments
Preston striker Joe Garner says he was unmoved by Coventry boss Steven Pressley saying he goes down easily.
West Bromwich Albion 4-0 Burnley
West Brom manager Alan Irvine secures his first home league win as two goals by Saido Berahino help sink Burnley.
Blackburn Rovers 2-2 Watford
Blackburn Rovers stage a second-half recovery, coming from 2-0 behind, to earn a point against Watford at Ewood Park.
Blackpool 1-3 Norwich City
Norwich go top of the Championship table as late goals from Lewis Grabban and Josh Murphy sink struggling Blackpool.
Coventry City 0-2 Preston North End
Preston score twice in the space of five second-half minutes to beat Coventry City at the Ricoh Arena.
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Cameron pledges tax cuts 'for 30m'
David Cameron says a future Conservative government would cut taxes for thirty million people as he delivers his party conference speech.
River body confirmed as missing Alice
A body found in a west London river is that of missing Alice Gross, the Metropolitan Police confirm.
US Secret Service director resigns
The head of the US Secret Service, tasked with guarding US President Barack Obama, has resigned following several high-profile security lapses.
BNP expels ex-leader Nick Griffin
The British National Party says it has expelled its former leader Nick Griffin.
Students vow to step up HK protests
Student demonstrators in Hong Kong vow to step up pro-democracy protests and occupy government buildings if leader CY Leung does not quit.
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