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Funeral for killed Blackpool soldier
The military funeral of a Blackpool soldier killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan takes place in Lancashire.
Two held over baby's head injuries
A man and a woman are arrested in connection with head injuries sustained by a three-week-old baby boy in Blackpool.
Footballer faces homophobia charge
Blackburn Rovers footballer Colin Kazim-Richards is charged with making a homophobic gesture to Brighton fans at a Championship match earlier this year.
Abuse care home nurse struck off
A nurse who mistreated elderly residents at a Lancashire care home is struck off at a professional disciplinary hearing.
Cregan prison convoy in collision
Two prison vans transporting defendants to the Dale Cregan trial are involved in a collision in Lancashire.
Boat pair killed by generator fumes
A mother and daughter from Leyland who died after falling ill on a boat in the Lake District were killed by generator fumes, an investigation finds.
County council leader appointed
The Labour Party's Jennifer Mein is formally appointed as the new leader of Lancashire County Council.
Titanic violin real, scan suggests
A violin thought to be the one played by the band leader of the Titanic as it sank is proved to be genuine following CT scans at a hospital, an auctioneer says.
Boy, 8, is bitten in face by dog
An eight-year-old boy is to undergo facial surgery after being attacked by a dog in Lancaster, police say.
Fans' support 'that wouldn't die'
Accrington reaction to 'smallest crowd' title
The rise of food swapping
Swap group taking off in Ormskirk
Blackburn appoint Bowyer as manager
Championship club Blackburn Rovers appoint caretaker boss Gary Bowyer as their new manager on a permanent basis.
Mills to join Burnley permanently
Loanee Joseph Mills will complete a permanent move to Burnley on 1 July after he was released by relegated Reading.
Agathangelou claims maiden century
Lancashire's Andrea Agathangelou hits a maiden Championship century on a rain-hit day against Hampshire.
Twickenham final special - Nelson
Lancashire coach Mark Nelson says playing at Twickenham remains special, ahead of the County Championship final.
Aganthangelou seizes Lancs chance
Andrea Agathangelou is pleased to make the most of an unexpected opportunity in Lancashire's game at Hampshire.
Fleetwood put trio on transfer list
Fleetwood Town make three players available for transfer, including Northern Ireland international Damien Johnson.
Baptiste poised for Bolton transfer
Bolton are set to sign Alex Baptiste, who is nearing the end of his contract with fellow Championship side Blackpool.
Clarke rejoins Grayson at Preston
Preston North End sign defender Tom Clarke on a two-year contract after he was released by Huddersfield Town.
Hughes swaps Notts for Fleetwood
Midfielder Jeff Hughes turns down a contract offer from Notts County in favour of a move to League Two side Fleetwood.
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Saturday May 25, 2013
MI5 'approached Woolwich suspect'
Murder suspect Michael Adebolajo was asked by MI5 to work for them six months ago, a friend claims in a BBC Newsnight interview, before he is arrested on BBC premises.
Tiger attack wildlife worker dies
A woman attacked by a tiger at the Cumbria wildlife park where she worked dies of her injuries.
French army to begin Mali pullout
France is set to begin the first major stage of its military withdrawal from Mali, four months after sending troops to push Islamist rebels out the north.
Pakistan gas blast kills 17 children
At least 17 children have been burned to death after a gas cylinder exploded on their school bus in Pakistan, police say.
Warnings over flagship projects
More than 30 of the coalition's flagship schemes, including the West Coast Main Line scheme, are at serious risk of failure, a government report warns.
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