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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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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Businessman smashed love rival's Audi with spanners

A spurned businessman smashed up his Barnoldswick love rival's prized Audi after the victim told him the defendant's two children had started calling him "dad" a court was told.

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Beverley Saville

Police appeal for missing woman

Police are appealing for the public’s help in tracking down a missing Burnley woman.
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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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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Beggar was trying to get himself a home

A beggar sat on St James Street, Burnley, had nowhere to live and was trying to get himself a home, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Thief raided cemetery for gravestones

A thief raided Nelson Cemetery at night, to steal gravestones and make himself £30, a court heard.

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A convicted paedophile breached a sexual offences prevention order when he attended an under 16's football match, a court was told.

Convicted paedophile caught on CCTV in crowd at under 16's football match

A convicted paedophile, and ex care worker, breached a sexual offences prevention order by going to a Burnley FC Academy under 16s match, a court was told.
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Court artist sketch by Elizabeth Cook of Husnain Rashid in the dock at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London, where he appeared accused of helping would-be terrorists prepare attacks, including by sharing a photo of Prince George and his school address on social media

Nelson man accused of aiding terrorists by sharing Prince George school details

A Nelson man has appeared in court accused of helping would-be terrorists prepare attacks, including by sharing a photo of Prince George and his school address on social media.
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The defendant failed to provide a specimen of breath.

Barnoldswick father behind the wheel with "bloodshot" eyes fails to provide breathalyzer

A Barnoldswick dad who failed to give a police station breath test after being found in a vehicle which stank of drink suffered from asthma, a court heard.

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A man has been charged with terrorism offences after being arrested in Nelson last month.

Nelson man to appear in court on terrorism charges

A man has been charged with terrorism offences after being arrested in Nelson last month.
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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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Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw with the White Ribbon Ambassadors.

Lancashire police bidding to end domestic abuse against women

Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw has gathered over 40 White Ribbon Ambassadors for dedicated training in ways to combat male violence against women and girls.

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The 28-year-old defendant was told it was "disrespectful" to attend court in shorts.

"Disrespectful" drunk and disorderly defendant attends court in shorts

A defendant who turned up to court in shorts was told to wear trousers if he came again, but said he did not have any.

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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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Some of the guns handed in

More than 100 firearms handed in during gun amnesty

More than 100 firearms and several hundred rounds of ammunition were handed into Lancashire Constabulary during a two-week surrender, where police forces across the country urged people to ‘give up the gun’.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drug addict stole to get to court

A prolific thief went out stealing again when he was summonsed to court and didn't have the money to get there, a hearing was told.

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