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REGIONAL: Hotel evacuated after "report of a suspicious package"

A hotel in Manchester was evacuated after reports of a suspicious package in the vacinity.
North West
Wastwater. Photo via British Tourist Authority.

Lancashire man killed in Lake District tragedy

A diver from Lancashire has died after getting into difficulties in England's deepest lake.
News
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

REGIONAL: "He's evil. Simple as that," says the cousin of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi

The cousin of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi has spoken of the "betrayal" he felt after lending his bank card to the 22-year-old killer.

Crime

YELLOW WEATHER WARNING: Lancashire avoids the worst of overnight thunderstorms

Lancashire's heatwave was expected to be short-lived on Saturday (April 21) if weather experts are anything to go by.
News

WATCH: Preston embraces vinyl's revival once again for Record Store Day

It wasn’t too long ago that vinyl was meant to be dead in the water and Napster was set to rule the musical roost.
Music

WATCH: Family firm Recycling Lives is leading the way in green business

On the back of its record-breaking third Queen’s Award, reporter TOM EARNSHAW takes a tour of Recycling Lives’ north Preston base to get an insight into the hard work being undertaken by all

Environment
Police probe

Detectives have named the body of a baby girl found in Manchester

Detectives investigating the discovery of the body of a baby girl in Manchester have named her Pearl.

North West
The Courteeners

MUSIC REVIEW: The Courteeners return home with a smash, bang and almighty wallop

It was 2007 when I first set eyes upon what was then a misfit bunch of indie rock ‘n’ roll wannabes.

Whats on
Longridge Fell

The best views in Lancashire

If you fancy a walk out somewhere to take in the best views, here is a list of the best places, as voted by readers
News
10 amazing destinations you can fly to in April from Manchester airport for under 50

10 amazing destinations you can fly to in April from Manchester airport for under £50

The weather in the UK is slowly improving, but if you’re bored of the same four walls and perhaps want to venture to somewhere with a warmer climate, then there are a wide variety of last minute trips available this month, all from Manchester airport.
Lifestyle
The Red Arrows

When are the Red Arrows flying in Lancashire this year?

Display details have been released for the Red Arrows' 2018 season.
Whats on
Stunning views

Where are the best views in Lancashire?

Lancashire is full of stunning views.

News
Lancashire peer Baroness Farrington dies aged 77

Lancashire peer Baroness Farrington dies aged 77

​Tributes have been paid to Labour former whip Baroness Farrington of Ribbleton, who has died aged 77.

News

SPECIAL REPORT: Lancashire cranks up the heat in fight against the county's pothole epidemic

Prevention is as important as the cure.
Transport
Minecraft

Disgruntled Minecraft gamer reported to be behind bomb hoax

National news sources are claiming a feud between rival Minecraft gamers is the reason why 24,000 threatening emails were sent to schools and colleges in the UK.
Crime
Dan Farnworth

Two Lancashire residents awarded Churchill Fellowships to do research abroad

Lancashire paramedic Dan is jetting off to one of America’s most dangerous prisons to research how people in stressfull and dangerous jobs manage to cope with the demands of their work. NATALIE WALKER finds out more

News

White Easter? More snow on the way and it could hit our bank holiday celebrations

Another icy cold snap is heading our way and could even result in many parts of the county experiencing a white Easter.
News

Video shows fugitive rugby player chased by police at 100mph before being tasered SIX times

A rugby player, who drove in excess of 100mph through the borough and made officers fear for their lives, has been jailed.
North West
The National Grid has issued a "gas deficit warning" as fears mount that supplies could run empty amid extreme weather conditions across Britain.

National Grid warns over 'gas deficit' as sub-zero temperatures engulf UK

The National Grid has issued a "gas deficit warning" as fears mount that supplies could run empty amid extreme weather conditions across Britain.

News
Martyn Kendrick

Business confidence drops in North West

North West businesses went from being among the most optimistic in the country to being one of the least during February.

Business
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