Islamic state claim responsibility for Manchester Arena suicide bombing

The Islamic State terror group has claimed responsibility for the Manchester suicide bombing.

St Augustine's RC High School, Billington

Ribble Valley pupil injured in Manchester gig bomb attack

A local headteacher has confirmed that one of his pupils has been treated in hospital after sustaining injuries in the devastating bomb attack at the MEN arena last night.
A man has been arrested in connection with last night's incident

Man arrested in connection with terror attacks at Manchester Arena

A man has been arrested following the terror attack at Manchester Arena.
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Police have issued two emergency contact numbers for people to contact in the aftermath of the Manchester terror bomb attack.

Police issue emergency number after bomb blast horror

Police have issued an emergency number for people to contact if they are concerned for loved ones who may still be missing after last night's terror bomb blast at the MEN arena.
Emergency services at Manchester Arena

Homeless man cradled dying woman in his arms

A rough sleeper has tearfully described the moment a woman died in his arms from the explosion set off as fans left the Manchester Arena.
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Police close to the Manchester Arena the morning after a suspected terrorist attack at the end of a concert by US star Ariana Grande left 22 dead.

Region's football clubs shocked by Manchester Arena terror attack

Football clubs across the region have expressed shock and sadness after a bomb killed 22 people on Monday night.

UPDATE: Children and young people confirmed among the dead after 'terrorist incident' in Manchester

Twenty two people were killed and 59 people were injured in the Manchester Arena attack on Monday night, Greater Manchester Police chief constable Ian Hopkins said.
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Andy Burnham: Manchester bombing an 'evil act' targeting children

Andy Burnham, the Greater Manchester metro mayor, has said the attack was an "evil act" that had caused anger, shock and hurt.

MANCHESTER BOMBING: Everything we know so far

As details continued to emerge about the outrage - the worst terrorist attack since 52 innocent people were killed in the July 7 bombings in London in 2005:
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Latest statement on incident at Manchester Arena

MANCHESTER BOMBING: Latest police statement in full

Here is the statement by Chief Constable Ian Hopkins in full.
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Two people were arrested after a drugs raid at a shop in Burnley town centre

Arrests made after town centre shop drugs raid

Two people have been arrested after a drugs raid in Burnley town centre.

Police are hunting the vandals who stripped the bark from this tree in Barnoldswick.

Search for mindless vandals after tree attack

Police have launched an appeal for information after mindless vandals stripped the bark from a tree in Barnoldswick.

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Police are appealing for help after a 14-year-old boy was attacked and robbed.

Police appeal after teenager attacked in bike robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage boy was punched and robbed by two other boys yesterday.

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Police are keen to trace John Megginson who has been missing from home since yesterday.

Have you seen this man?

An appeal has gone out for a man who has been missing since yesterday morning.
Lancashire Constabulary is looking for more cadets

Would you like to become a police cadet?

Young people between the ages of 13-18 who are looking for adventure, new skills and to work within their local communities, are being invited to consider joining the Lancashire Police Cadets.

Amy Cowburn kicked out at PC Stuart Shorrock.

Notorious drunk woman swung at and kicked police

A drunk woman assaulted an officer after police found her sitting on a settee next to a woman who was bleeding, a court heard.

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The court heard how the defendant believed he was not over the limit as he had only been drinking shandy.

Drink-driver forced to turn to benefits

A man who was caught behind the wheel whilst over the limit after will probably lose his job as a driver, a court has heard, with his solicitor explaining that he will probably have to claim benefits.
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A drink driver who appeared before Burnley Magistrates Court fears he may lose his job,

Drink driver fears he may lose his job, court told

A drink driver who got behind the wheel after a " small amount of wine " had put his job at risk, a court heard.

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Do you know this man?

Police hunting flasher

Police are continuing to appeal for information after a man indecently exposed himself in the Nelson area.

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IAN BRADY: Lancashire police officer who found the first body on the Moors speaks about his involvement in the cases that shocked the nation

IAN BRADY: Lancashire police officer who found the first body on the Moors speaks about his involvement in the cases that shocked the nation

In 2015, to mark the 50th anniversary of the first body being found on Saddleworth Moors, reporter Catherine Musgrove spoke to the policeman whose steely determination helped bring Brady and Hindley to justice.

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