Lancashire

YouTuber's £260,000 Supercar Seen Mangled After Smash

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A popular YouTuber has been left with a potential bill of thousands of pounds, after one of his luxury rental cars was driven into a brick wall. Motor...

To The Doctor Who Told Us 'I'm Sorry'

Jodi Parry | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Parents
Jodi Parry

To this day, I would love to ask that doctor, 'what are you sorry for?' There's nothing to be sorry about, it's just a different journey. Our girls bring us so much joy and in September they started at the same mainstream school as their big brother Finlay. Our family feels happy and healthy. So now, four years down the line, if this is our journey then we wouldn't swap our tour guides for the world.

Eerie Pictures Of Abandoned Victorian Seminary Suggest A Dark History

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale & Elliot Wagland | Posted 12.02.2016 | UK

Photographer Rik Cotterill captured these eerie photographs of the rooms, hallways and dormitories of an abandoned Victorian seminary where a Catholic...

Man Arrested After Pig Heads Placed Outside Islamic School

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK

A man has been arrested in connection with the dumping two pig heads outside an Islamic girls' school in Lancashire. The heads were left at the gat...

Woman Charged With Sadie Hartley's Murder As Police Investigate 'Love Triangle'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK

A woman has been charged with the murder of a 60-year-old businesswoman that police reportedly suspect may have been the result of a "love triangle". ...

'Terrorist House' Spelling Mistake Sees Boy, 10, Interviewed By Police

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK

A 10-year-old Muslim boy who misspelled a word during an English lesson, writing that he lived in a "terrorist house", has been interviewed by police....

'Thoroughly Decent' Businesswoman Stabbed To Death In Her Hallway

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK

A "thoroughly decent" businesswoman was murdered in a "ferocious" knife attack at her home in Lancashire, police said today. Mother-of-three Sadie ...

6 Reasons Flood-Hit Communities Are Furious With Politicians

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Politics

There are obvious reasons why people are angry that vast swathes of the north of England and Scotland have been devastated by flooding, from being mad...

Northerners Are Sticking Two Fingers Up At The Disastrous Aftermath Of Flooding

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK

As flooding continues to devastate vast areas of the north of England, locals have turned out to stick two fingers up at the disaster, proving that th...

Heart-Stopping Rescue Of Elderly Driver During Floods Captured On Film

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 27.12.2015 | UK

The heart-stopping moment rescue workers battle fierce flood waters to reach an elderly driver trapped in a stranded Land Rover has been captured on v...

Hundreds Flee Their Homes After Devastating Boxing Day Floods

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 27.12.2015 | UK

Hundreds more people are being evacuated as flooding continues to cause misery across the north of England. Prime Minister David Cameron will chair...

People In This English Village Have Woken Up Submerged On Boxing Day

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 27.12.2015 | UK

Devastation hit the North of England this morning as a second red weather flood warning was issued by the Met Office. Cars and shops have been sub...

Pig Heads Dumped Outside Islamic School Trigger Hate Crime Probe

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK

Police are treating the dumping of two pigs' heads outside an Islamic school in Lancashire as a hate crime. It is believed the heads were left at t...

Man Arrested Over Footage Of Dog Being Punched In Street

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK

A 37-year-old man has been arrested after footage circulated online of a "petrified" dog being repeatedly punched in a Lancashire street. A huge ap...

Hunt To Find Man Who Punched 'Clearly Petrified' Dog In Lancashire Street

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 16.12.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Man Arrested Over Footage Of Dog Being Punched In Street Disturbing footage has been released by the RSPCA of a man repeatedly punching a "...

Pantomime Dame Charity Run Accused Of Transphobia

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK

A charity fun run for men dressed as Pantomime dames has been reported to police and accused of "poking fun" at transsexual people. The Derian Hous...

Lancashire's Vote Against Fracking Proves We Can Win the Fight for Action on Climate Change

Natalie Bennett | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Politics
Natalie Bennett

This rejection is worth celebrating, but we must not stop campaigning until there is a complete ban on the practice in Britain. Only then can we turn a corner in terms of our energy mix, to focus it on renewables. What we know now is that the fight for climate action can be won.

Tiny Village Sends Fracking Company Packing In Landmark Ruling

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK

It's not often that huge businesses don’t get their way these days - but one small Lancashire village has sent a fracking company packing. It was...

Britain's Fracking Fight Is a Test of Our Democracy

Andrew Wander | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Politics
Andrew Wander

The toxic politics of fracking in Britain beg important questions: are our leaders serving the interests of the people, or their wealthy friends in the fracking industry? Whatever the answer, one thing is clear: the government's wilful disregard of legitimate public concerns over fracking is a shameful attempt to impose a future on this country that three-quarters of us do not want. Fracking, it seems, can poison democracy as well as the environment.

How Much Longer Can David Cameron Continue to Defend 'Going All Out' for Shale?

Kyla Mandel | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK Politics
Kyla Mandel

It seems then, that much like the high-pressure fluid injected to fracture our rock, mounting pressure from politicians and campaigners is creating cracks throughout Britain. Indeed, it is no longer just the 'Green Blob' that opposes fracking.

Why We Should Keep Lancashire Frack Free

Damien Clarkson | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Politics
Damien Clarkson

These people are on the frontline and these planning decisions represent a significant moment in the battle to stop fracking across the UK. If the Council refuses the application it will raise serious doubts on whether any community in the UK would have to accept an extreme form of fossil fuel extraction on their doorsteps and under their property.

Churchgoers Pray For Vicar After Baby 'Murder' Arrest

PA | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK

Churchgoers have said prayers for their vicar after he, his wife and his daughter are being questioned over the alleged murder of a baby boy. The R...

Bear Thrills For Burglar Nabbed For Sex With Teddy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK

A bungling burglar was so desperate for "sexual relief" he had sex with a teddy bear, leaving semen all over the unfortunate toy which allowed police ...

Turf Wars: Cheeky Thieves Are Caught On Camera Stealing Grass From A Front Lawn In Lancashire

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Comedy

"I read the news today, oh boy/Some people stole a lawn in Lancashire..." Yes, just check out this bizarre scene that recently took place in Skelme...

Freddie's T20 Return

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK Sport

Andrew Flintoff is returning to first class cricket after five years in retirement to join Lancashire Lightning’s squad for their NatWest T20 Blast...