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Suspected arson at Ribchester barn

Police believe a fire at a barn in Ribchester may have been started deliberately.

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Staff threatened with a knife in Bamber Bridge robbery

Staff at a Bargain Booze in Bamber Bridge have been robbed at knifepoint.

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Fewer job losses, but cuts keep coming in Blackburn and Darwen

Fewer jobs will have to go at Blackburn with Darwen Council than was previously thought.

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Energy supplier scam in Lancashire

There's been a few attempted cold call scams and Lancashire's trading standards are warning people to watch out.

Deaf man learns how to communicate in his 70s

In the final episode of 2BR's special report from Nepal, we meet the older Deaf people who've only just learned to communicate.

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Nepal fuel crisis impacts on education

A fuel crisis in Nepal is slowing down recovery after the earthquake

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Nepali schools still in need of repair after earthquake

A Lancashire charity is working to repair damaged buildings left behind by Nepal's earthquake 9 months ago.

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School kids suffer in the aftermath of Nepal's earthquake

School children in Nepal are still suffering in the aftermath of a massive earthquake which hit the country in April.

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VIDEO Nine months on in Nepal: How earthquake damage continues to affect Deaf people

It's nine months since Nepal suffered the biggest earthquake in its history. Homes, schools, businesses and religious monuments still lay in ruin.

Grayson furious with Beckford and Doyle

An embarrassment and a disgrace, PNE manager Simon Grayson was left fuming.

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Stanley expect to underdogs in cup tie

Accrington Stanley head to Woking in the second round of the FA Cup.

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Dyche pleased with performance despite defeat

Burnley boss Sean Dyche says he's not really worried they're yet to win away in the Premier League this season.

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Coyle pleased with point against Huddersfield

A hard earned point but Rovers are still in the relegation spots this morning.

Chelsea extend lead at top of table after win at Manchester City

Chelsea extend lead at top of table after win at Manchester City

Chelsea laid down a huge marker for the Premier League title by coming from behind to beat Manchester City 3-1 in a game that boiled over at the Etihad Stadium.

Last Tango In Paris rape scene confession sparks Hollywood backlash

Hollywood has condemned the director of the Last Tango in Paris after he admitted a rape scene was filmed without consent.

Duran Duran lose 'ugly' court battle over US song copyright

Duran Duran lose 'ugly' court battle over US song copyright

Members of Duran Duran have lost a High Court battle over the US rights to some of their most famous songs.

Amy Schumer set to star in live-action Barbie film

Amy Schumer set to star in live-action Barbie film

Amy Schumer is in talks to bring Barbie to the silver screen.

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The Burnley striker and the Little Mixer

The Burnley footballer and the girl band member.

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VIDEO: Angie Bowie tells Tiffany Pollard 'David's dead'

The Celebrity Big Brother house descended into chaos following the death of David Bowie - but only because one contestant thought a fellow housemate had died.

Supreme Court to hear Government's Brexit appeal

Supreme Court to hear Government's Brexit appeal

The Government will take its battle to start the process of leaving the EU to the Supreme Court on Monday, in what is seen as one of the most significant constitutional battles in decades.

Virgin Galactic test flight success above California's Mojave Desert

Virgin Galactic test flight success above California's Mojave Desert

A Virgin Galactic spaceship has come safely through a free-flying test above the Mojave Desert in southern California.

Woman on holiday in Polzeath, Cornwall, dies after being pulled from sea

Woman on holiday in Polzeath, Cornwall, dies after being pulled from sea

The body of a woman has been recovered from the sea off the Cornish coast.

Trust in politicians 'approaching rock bottom', survey finds

Trust in politicians 'approaching rock bottom', survey finds

Trust in politicians is “approaching rock bottom” as just 15% of the public believe they can be depended on to tell the truth, a poll has found.

New Zealand PM John Key announces surprise resignation

John Key has unexpectedly announced his resignation as New Zealand's prime minister, saying it was the right time to quit politics.

Italian PM Matteo Renzi to resign in wake of referendum defeat

Italian PM Matteo Renzi to resign in wake of referendum defeat

Italian PM Matteo Renzi has said he will resign after losing a key referendum on constitutional reform.

Fidel Castro's ashes laid to rest near his 'hero's' grave

Fidel Castro's ashes laid to rest near his 'hero's' grave

The ashes of former Cuba leader Fidel Castro have been laid to rest next to one of the people he most admired.

Trump conversation with Taiwan president 'just a courtesy call'

Trump conversation with Taiwan president 'just a courtesy call'

A phone conversation between Donald Trump and the president of Taiwan was just a "courtesy call", US vice President-elect Mike Pence has claimed.

Far-right candidate Hofer concedes Austria election to Van der Bellen

Far-right candidate Hofer concedes Austria election to Van der Bellen

The far-right candidate in Austria's presidential election conceded defeat to his independent rival shortly after polls closed on Sunday afternoon.

Arcadia lawyers hand back £35m after BHS liquidator protest‎s

Lawyers for Sir Philip Green's high street empire have returned a disputed £35m ‎sum from the wreckage of BHS following a protest lodged by solicitors for one of the administrators to the collapsed retailer formerly owned by the billionaire tycoon.

US jobs growth makes rate rise in December more likely

US jobs growth makes rate rise in December more likely

The prospect of an interest rate hike in the world’s biggest economy has taken a step closer after official figures showed the number of US jobs grew by 178,000 last month.

Fuel supplier Greenergy in Brookfield talks

Fuel supplier Greenergy in Brookfield talks

A major British fuel supplier which counts Tesco's pension fund among its biggest shareholders is in advanced talks to sell a stake to the giant Canadian group whose assets include Center Parcs.

Builders' costs surge at fastest pace since 2011 after plunge in pound

Builders' costs surge at fastest pace since 2011 after plunge in pound

A steep rise in costs caused by the plunge in the pound overshadowed an improved overall performance for the construction sector last month.

Apple reveals it is investing 'heavily' in driverless cars

Apple reveals it is investing 'heavily' in driverless cars

Apple has revealed it is investing “heavily” in driverless vehicles and has called on the US highways regulator to promote “fair competition”.

Giant foam 'blob' leaks from airport hangar and spreads in Santa Clara

A giant 'blob' of foam has taken over the streets of a Californian town after leaking from an airport hangar.

Japanese skating rink featuring frozen fish causes a stink

Japanese skating rink featuring frozen fish causes a stink

A skating rink with thousands of dead fish frozen underneath the ice has been forced to close its doors after causing outrage among its customers.

Life-size replica 'Titanic' being built in China

Life-size replica 'Titanic' being built in China

Construction of a life-size replica of the Titanic has begun at a Mediterranean-themed attraction in China.

Former Argos security guard elected Gambia president

Former Argos security guard elected Gambia president

A former Argos security guard has ended the 22-year rule of the president of Gambia in a shock election victory.

Council gritting lorry Nicole Saltslinger has the X Factor

Council gritting lorry Nicole Saltslinger has the X Factor

Oldham Council has named its new gritter Nicole Saltslinger after the X Factor judge and former Pussycat Doll.

Petition for Chorley A&E is handed into Downing Street

We'll now have to wait to see if it makes a difference

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Petition for Chorley A&E is handed into Downing Street

We'll now have to wait to see if it makes a difference

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Chorley A&E petition goes to Downing Street

It'll be dropped off by our very own MP Lindsay Hoyle

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Chorley A&E petition goes to Downing Street

It'll be dropped off by our very own MP Lindsay Hoyle

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VIDEO the Mannequin Challenge hits Lancashire charity shops

Take a look at how volunteers and staff at East Lancashire Hospice got on...

Giant cyclist set to be around for the entire weekend

The giant artwork on Pendle Hill is in celebration of the Tour of Britain

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AVIVA Tour of Britain success in Lancashire!

Yesterday's tour of Britain in Lancashire's been hailed as a huge success.

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Giant cyclist on Pendle Hill to wow until the weekend

A GIANT cyclist constructed from 1,500 metres of horticultural fleece is to be kept in-situ on Pendle Hill for a further week.

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VIDEO: Tour of Britain sets off in Lancashire

The Tour of Britain left Clitheroe this morning.

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VIDEO: Wiggo getting ready for the Tour in Lancashire

Crowds are out in Lancashire as the Tour of Britain makes it's way through our county.

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