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Drivers admit getting behind wheel when they may have been over drink limit

Around five million drivers believe they have got behind the wheel while over the drink-drive limit at least once in the past year, according to new research.

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Demi Pearson, 14, her eight-year-old brother Brandon and seven-year-old sister Lacie died in the blaze in Worsley, Greater Manchester, on Monday.

Two charged with murder over house fire that killed three children

Two people have been charged with murder after a house fire left three children dead.

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The 1st Garstang Rangers (top) had their collection box stolen from the Garstang Victorian Christmas Festival, which included a marching band and procession (bottom).

Youth group hit by thieves at Garstang Victorian Christmas Festival

The first night of the Garstang Victorian Christmas Festival was marred when one of the stalls was targeted by thieves.
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Greater Manchester Police said three men, aged 23, 20 and 18, and a 20-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Five quizzed over suspected murder of three children who died after house fire

Five people are being questioned over the suspected murder of three children who died after a house fire.

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Lancashire has fewer roads officers, says a report

Lancashire Police vow as nationwide alcohol breath tests see dramatic fall

The number of alcohol breath tests deployed by police on England’s roads has fallen by a quarter in the last five years, a new report has said.

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The shooting happened on Saturday, December 2.

BREAKING: Four arrested following shooting which left a woman with serious injuries

Police investigating a shooting, which left a woman with serious injuries, have arrested a further four people.
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Roads Policing Officers are responsible for patrolling motorways and main roads

Police breathalyser tests in England fall by a quarter in five years

The number of alcohol breath tests deployed by police on England's roads has fallen by a quarter in the last five years, a new report has said.

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WARNING: Strong language - McDonald's employee headbutts customer after row over chicken nuggets

This is the shocking moment a McDonald's customer is headbutted by an employee after an argument broke out - over CHICKEN NUGGETS.
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Handout CCTV still dated 22/05/17 issued by Greater Manchester Police of Salman Abedi on the night he carried out the Manchester Arena terror attack

Manchester Arena bombing could have been stopped had 'cards had fallen differently'

The Manchester Arena bombing could have been prevented "had the cards fallen differently", an official assessment has found.
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Top tips to avoid a Christmas burglary

Top tips to avoid a Christmas burglary

Christmas may traditionally be the time for goodwill - but 'Grinch-like' criminals don't subscribe to that view.
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Dashcam shows lorry driver 'falling asleep' before M6 motorway crash

Dramatic dashcam footage has emerged of a lorry driver apparently falling asleep at the wheel before smashing into a number of cars.

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Police have launched their drink driving campaign

Police start push to catch drink and drug drivers over Christmas period

Police have launched a crackdown on drink and drug driving over the festive period.

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Machine gun among more than 100 weapons handed in during Lancashire police amnesty

Machine gun among more than 100 weapons handed in during Lancashire police amnesty

A First World War machine gun was among more than 100 firearms taken off the streets following an amnesty.

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Police helicopters take so long to get to crime scenes that thousands are called off mid-air because the incident has already finished

More than 40% of incidents are over before police helicopter arrives

Police helicopters take so long to get to crime scenes that thousands are called off mid-air because the incident has already finished, a watchdog has found.

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Police raid a house in Brookfield, Preston, during Operation Nexus

20 arrests as police target drugs gangs

Twenty people from Preston have been arrested on suspicion of drugs offences in a major police operation aimed at disrupting organised crime.

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Clive Grunshaw

Lancashire Constabulary's recording of crime procedures are 'inadequate', report finds

More than 20,000 crimes reported to Lancashire Police last year were not recorded, it has been revealed.
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VIDEO: CCTV of thieves stealing a vehicle without the key by using a relay box

This is the shocking moment thieves steal a vehicle without the key by using a relay box.
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People look at flowers and tributes left in St Ann's Square in Manchester following the Manchester Arena terror attack

Hearing into Manchester Arena suicide bombing deaths confirmed for Friday

A pre-inquest hearing into the deaths of the 22 victims of the Manchester Arena suicide bombing will go ahead on Friday, the city's coroners office has confirmed.
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There have been numerous cash machines raids across the North West

Lancashire Police launches crackdown to target cash machine raids

Travelling criminals who raid cash machines will be targeted in a new festiveĀ police crackdown.
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A Piper PA-28 plane at Blackpool Airport, similar to the model which crashed in Barton. Photo: Alec Wilson flickr.com/awilson154

Man arrested after plane crash lucky escape

Police have arrested a man near Blackpool following a plane crash in September.

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