Lancashire

'I Don't Need Two Kidneys To Sit At Home And Knit'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.03.2014 | UK

An 86-year-old woman has donated her kidney at a UK hospital, saying that she did not need two kidneys to watch television and sit at home knitting. ...

Schoolboy Hanged Himself After Running Up Credit Card Bill

Cavendish | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK

A schoolboy of 13 hanged himself after he ran up a £420 bill on his mother' credit card to buy X-box computer games. Henry Tattersall was said to ...

'You've Messed With The Wrong Muslims'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Six siblings – all members of a Muslim family - have been jailed for what the judge described as the "sustained and brutal" attempted kidnap of a wh...

Thwaites Brewery In Blackburn Has Sign Changed Over Redundancies

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

UPDATE: A spokesperson for Thwaites said: “The lights at the brewery were affected for a very short time on Friday. They are now back to normal but ...

'Bonnie And Clyde' Pupils Found Safe After Midnight Escape To Caribbean

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A pair of lovestruck teens who escaped from their £29,000-a-year school and fled to the Caribbean in the middle of the night are returning home after...

The Best Restaurant in Lancashire?

Mike Gerrard | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

Beware of what you wish for, you're told, as you might be disappointed. I'd always longed to eat at Northcote Manor, which a friend who'd eaten there many times had always told me is the best restaurant in Lancashire, if not the north of England.

Muslim Schoolboys Banned From Class For Not Shaving Off Beards

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Two Muslim schoolboys have been barred from classes and placed in isolation for not shaving off their beards, it has emerged. Both 14-year-olds were p...

North West Earth Tremors: More On The Way?

PA | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK

Aftershocks from two earthquakes that struck in the Irish Sea may be felt for days to come, it has been claimed. The Irish National Seismic Network...

Man Killed In Caravan Park Stabbing

PA | Posted 04.08.2013 | UK

A man has been stabbed to death and his partner is fighting for life after an incident at a caravan park, police said. A murder inquiry has been la...

Beautiful Britain: Idyllic Locations

Lauren Razavi | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Razavi

From the loveliness of our coastlines to the fabulous fields of the countryside, this country has much to offer - to visitors and residents alike. I only recently realised that I haven't seen nearly enough of it, spending my time travelling abroad more than I have around my home nation.

Boy, Aged 2, Found Face Down In Canal

PA | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK

A two-year-old boy found face down in a canal had run off from his mother shortly before, police said today. The youngster is fighting for his life...

Bodies Of Mother And Teenage Son Found In House In Lancashire

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering his partner and son. Police said the 34-year-old man was known to the six-year-old boy and his mo...

Reasons to Holiday in the UK This Year

Lauren Razavi | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Razavi

I have high hopes for the summer - in terms of both weather and activities. While you're snuggling up with your hot water bottle and sipping your cup of tea, have a think about the following reasons to stay in Britain for this year's holiday.

100kg Of Horse Meat Labelled As Beef Found In Lancashire

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.03.2013 | UK

100kg of horse meat has been imported into the UK and falsely labelled as beef in Lancashire and Liverpool, with 40kg (88lb) of it already sold to the...

Horse Meat Found In School Pies

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Horse meat has been found in cottage pies which were delivered to 47 schools in Lancashire, it has emerged. The horse DNA was discovered after test...

Driver Who 'Hit' Bradley Wiggins Summoned by Police

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.11.2012 | UK

A woman who allegedly knocked champion cyclist Bradley Wiggins off his bike with a van has been reported for summons by police. After a formal inte...

Team GB Cyclist Knocked Off Bike

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK

The head of the GB cycling team, Shane Sutton, has been taken to hospital in Manchester suffering bleeding on the brain after being knocked of his bik...

PHOTOS: Wiggins Released From Hospital..

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK Sport

Tour de France victor Bradley Wiggins has been spotted on his release from hospital giving photographers the finger, after he was injured in a collisi...

Bradley Wiggins In Hospital After Bike Smash

Posted 07.01.2013 | UK

Tour de France cycling champion and Olympic gold medallist Bradley Wiggins is recovering in hospital after a collision with a vehicle. Wiggins, 32,...

Teenager Has Stomach Removed After Drinking Liquid Nitrogen Cocktail

The Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post Reporter | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK

An 18-year-old had part of her stomach removed and is seriously ill in hospital after drinking a cocktail with liquid nitrogen in it. According to ...

Can You Believe This? Thief Steals iPhone From Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK

These astonishing pictures show the moment a thief stole an iPhone from the hands of a toddler in a shop in Lancashire. 20-month-old Luella Reid wa...

Escaped Murderer Returned To Prison

PA | Posted 04.08.2012 | UK

A murderer serving a life sentence who absconded from prison has been recaptured. David Mitchell, 44, left Kirkham Prison in Lancashire on Tuesday ...

Britain Braced For Fresh Floods

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2012 | UK

Parts of the UK have been warned to brace for fresh outbreaks of flooding. Meanwhile, families forced to flee their inundated homes after a month's...

John Barrowman Forced To Cancel Blackpool Concert

PA | Posted 23.06.2012 | UK

Singer, television presenter and actor John Barrowman has been forced to cancel his Blackpool concert tonight because of the severe weather. The 45...

Now For The Clean Up

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.06.2012 | UK

Residents in a flood-hit Lancashire village were starting the mammoth task of cleaning up the damage on Saturday after torrential downpours brought fl...