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Man found guilty of raping woman after climbing through her window in Colne

A MAN has been convicted of the rape of a woman in Colne after climbing through a window into her home last October.

Zsolt Suhaj, 25, of Barkerhouse Road, Nelson was found guilty of the attack along with a number of trespass with intent to commit theft and sexual offences against

today 15:41
Blackburn Rovers defender Charlie Mulgrew hopes to have done enough to secure regular Scotland place

ROVERS defender Charlie Mulgrew is hoping to have done enough during his two outings for Scotland in the international break to earn a regular place in Gordon Strachan’s side.

Mulgrew played 90 minutes in both of Scotland’s games last week, the 1-1 friendly draw with Canada and

today 12:23
"To have him alongside me is great" - Charlie Mulgrew praises fellow Blackburn Rovers central defender Darragh Lenihan

CHARLIE Mulgrew believes Darragh Lenihan has found his home in the centre of Blackburn Rovers’ defence and backed the Irishman to succeed at the highest level.

Rovers have used 11 different central defensive partnerships so far this season, with Mulgrew and Lenihan the most

today 07:53
Michael Keane: Sean Dyche and Burnley helped me realise my international dream

MICHAEL Keane paid tribute to the work Sean Dyche, Ian Woan and Tony Loughlan have done with him at Burnley in helping him realise his international dream.

The Clarets centre-back believes he has come on ‘leaps and bounds’ in his time at Turf Moor since joining from Manchester

today 05:41
Second office block on the cards for Blackburn town centre

A SECOND office complex for Blackburn's Cathedral Quarter is on the cards after it was revealed the first block's five floors of workspace have been fully let.

Agreements to lease the top two storeys of the office building opposite the Railway Station to major companies are set to

today 05:41
Man suffers fractured skull after Accrington town centre attack

A MAN has suffered a fractured skull after being punched to the ground in a car park.

Detectives said the incident happened outside Farmfoods in Accrington at around 9pm last night.

The 25-year-old victim is said to have been punched twice to the head by a man who is said

yesterday 17:33
Burnley ace Michael Keane reveals his proud parents missed his England debut as they were on holiday in the Caribbean

MICHAEL Keane's parents had to watch the Burnley defender's first appearances for England from a beach bar in Barbados after booking a holiday during the international break.

The 24-year-old, who had twice been away with Gareth Southgate's England without making his debut, enjoyed a

yesterday 16:27
Investigation launched after police officer dragged along street by getaway BMW

AN investigation has been launched after a police officer was injured attempting to stop a vehicle.

Officers were called at around 1.35pm on Sunday following reports of an argument between two motorists in Burnley Road, Brierfield.

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COMMENT: Burnley defender Michael Keane looks like an international regular already

MAKING the step up from club football to the international stage can be a daunting experience.

Some players take time to hit their stride on the biggest stage of all, some never get used to it. Michael Keane looks like he was born to play international football.

It has

yesterday 12:03
JAILED: Former Blackburn boxer Adeeb Najeeb conned vulnerable people out of cash by offering them personal protection

AN EX-PROFESSIONAL boxer extorted money from a vulnerable victim by offering him and his family personal protection.

Adeeb Najeeb, 26, also intimidated two others to hand over cash for non-existent electrical goods.

The court heard Najeeb turned to drugs after his

yesterday 12:03
Dog warden bid hits the buffers in Rossendale

AN ambitious bid to make councillors sacrifice a small portion of their allowances to help fund a new dog warden in Rossendale has fallen at the first hurdle.

Cllr Jimmy Eaton, backed by Conservative colleague Cllr David Stansfield, had called upon valley representatives to give up

yesterday 10:57
Sticking with Sean Dyche has been vital to Burnley's success, says Tom Heaton

BURNLEY skipper Tom Heaton believes the continuity Burnley have had with boss Sean Dyche has been vital in their success, despite seeing some of their Premier League rivals regularly pulling the trigger on managers.

Dyche is now the seventh longest serving manager in the Football

yesterday 08:45
Ex-pro boxer jailed for 44-months after conning vulnerable people out of cash by offering them personal protection

AN EX-PROFESSIONAL boxer extorted money from a vulnerable victim by offering him and his family personal protection.

Adeeb Najeeb, 26, also intimidated two others to hand over cash for non-existent electrical goods.

The court heard Najeeb turned to drugs after his

yesterday 07:39
We only judge ourselves against us, says Burnley boss Sean Dyche

SEAN Dyche insists Burnley aren’t judging themselves against any other side despite setting the pace in the Premier League amongst last season’s promoted teams.

While Middlesbrough and Hull City flounder in the relegation zone the Clarets are eight points clear of the bottom

yesterday 05:27
Appeal launched to find hidden 'grot spots' in Burnley, Padiham and Hapton

AN appeal has been issued to find Burnley, Padiham and Hapton's 'grot spots' ahead of a year-long crackdown on the dirtiest corners of the borough.

A key component of the project will be a community clean-up campaign directed by information from the public.

The councillor

yesterday 05:27
‘Dream’ adoption retreat set to open in Chapeltown

AN adoptive mother is set to realise her ‘dream’ by opening a retreat to help others in the same position this summer.

Mandy Worsley adopted children James and Jessica with husband Steven, and has been working on opening a holiday home escape for adoptive families next to her

yesterday 01:01
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Wife of rugby legend Scott Hastings found safe

The wife of Scotland rugby hero Scott Hastings has been found safe and well after being reported missing.

Jennifer Hastings, 52, had last been seen in Warriston Drive, Edinburgh, at around 10am on Tuesday.

Police had said they were becoming increasingly concerned for her welfare and

today 15:41
In pics: Faiths join hands one week after Westminster attacks

Thousands of people, from police officers to faith leaders and members of the public, have linked hands on Westminster Bridge in a show of defiance a week after the terror attack in the capital.

Rain begins to fall as the vigil pauses for a minute's silence at 2.40pm – the time

today 15:41
Theresa May hails ‘turning point in national story’ as she triggers Article 50

Prime Minister Theresa May has formally triggered the two-year process of UK withdrawal from the European Union in what she declared was “an historic moment from which there can be no turning back”.

In a letter to European Council president Donald Tusk, Mrs May said the UK

today 15:41
Black cat’s lucky day: Inquisitive puss rescued from tightest of squeezes

A cat has been saved from a tight squeeze after becoming wedged between a wall and a wooden fence.

The black cat had become stuck in a gap only 2.5in (6.4cm) wide and was unable to wriggle free.

The trapped puss had been spotted by a member of the public in the Skewen area of Neath,

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Engineering firm CH2M pulls out of deal to provide rail lines for HS2’s Phase 2b

The engineering firm handed a £170 million deal last month to develop Phase 2b of HS2 has announced it is pulling out of that section of the project, amid alleged conflicts of interest.

CH2M was chosen by HS2 Ltd last month to deliver two stretches of the high speed rail line, from Crewe

today 15:41
I felt sick on discovering extent of Coleman injury, says Ashley Williams

Ashley Williams has revealed he felt “sick” when he realised close friend Seamus Coleman had suffered an horrific leg fracture as the pair went head-to-head with World Cup qualification at stake.

The Wales skipper faced Coleman’s Republic of Ireland in Dublin on Friday

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Video Assistant Referees could be used in EFL Cup first round next season

Video Assistant Referees could be deployed in English football as early as August when the EFL Cup first round takes place.

The Football Association has indicated VARs could be trialled in next season’s FA Cup, beginning in January 2018 with the FA Cup third round when Premier League

today 15:41
Daniel Levy suggests Tottenham could play at White Hart Lane next season

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy has suggested the club could continue playing at White Hart Lane next season.

Spurs have until Friday to activate their option to play at Wembley after their application to host 27 matches at the stadium’s full 90,000 capacity was approved.

(John

today 15:41
Latest news from Blackburn
today 15:41 Wife of rugby legend Scott Hastings found safe
today 15:41 In pics: Faiths join hands one week after Westminster attacks
today 15:41 Theresa May hails ‘turning point in national story’ as she triggers Article 50
today 15:41 Black cat’s lucky day: Inquisitive puss rescued from tightest of squeezes
today 15:41 Engineering firm CH2M pulls out of deal to provide rail lines for HS2’s Phase 2b
today 15:41 I felt sick on discovering extent of Coleman injury, says Ashley Williams
today 15:41 Video Assistant Referees could be used in EFL Cup first round next season
today 15:41 Daniel Levy suggests Tottenham could play at White Hart Lane next season
today 15:41 Gary Woodland plans to play at Masters following heartbreaking loss
today 15:41 Man found guilty of raping woman after climbing through her window in Colne
today 14:35 Fall in number of NHS GPs despite Government recruitment drive
today 14:35 Inquest opened into deaths of Westminster terror attack victims
today 14:35 Missing you already, Donald Tusk tells Britain as EU divorce papers filed
today 14:35 Man dies after being attacked by his dog in front of BBC documentary crew
today 14:35 Wife of rugby legend Scott Hastings reported missing
today 14:35 Jo Pavey upgraded to 10,000m bronze at 2007 World Championships
today 14:35 Zlatan Ibrahimovic hints at extending Old Trafford stay
today 14:35 Mohammad Irfan banned for a year after admitting corruption charges
today 14:35 Ultra-marathon tribute to Padiham musician and lead singer of indie band Pretend Girlfriend Martin Simm
today 13:29 Man dies after being attacked by his dog ‘while being interviewed by BBC’
today 13:29 17 held after protesters lock themselves to plane at Stansted Airport
today 13:29 Office handover and handshake sets in motion UK’s departure from European Union
today 13:29 William lays wreath in tribute to Westminster attack victim Pc Keith Palmer
today 13:29 ‘No turning back’ as Theresa May triggers Brexit in ‘historic moment’
today 13:29 Sterling pushes higher against the euro as Britain triggers Article 50
today 13:29 Mother of man sought after fatal hit-and-run crash appeals for him to come home
today 13:29 Mathew Tait agrees new contract with Leicester
today 13:29 'I'm not racist' - tycoon who banned 'coloured' tenants over curry smell speaks out
today 12:23 Airline trade body boss hits out at cabin baggage ban on laptops and tablets
today 12:23 PM presiding over constitutional chaos, warns SNP minister
today 12:23 MPs warn of dropping schools standards amid savings drive ‘delusion’
today 12:23 Attack must serve as ‘wake-up call’ for technology giants, police chief warns
today 12:23 Two reviews into Parliament security announced following Westminster attack
today 12:23 Maria Sharapova: I want to end my career on my terms
today 12:23 Leicester sacking was biggest shock of my career, says Ranieri
today 12:23 Curry leads Warriors to 60th win
today 12:23 Vauxhall to end Home Nations sponsorship deal after 2018 World Cup
today 12:23 MP in plea to halt Ribble Valley and Pendle merger
today 12:23 Future of Todmorden Community College building hangs in the balance
today 12:23 Chorley United Reformed Church seeks donkey for Palm Sunday parade
today 12:23 People warned to be on guard against e-mail scam
today 12:23 Teenagers honoured for charity film
today 12:23 Cash boost to Lancashire Women's Centres aims to address crime
today 12:23 WANTED: Police are searching for Blackburn man Naveed Khan
today 12:23 Blackburn Rovers defender Charlie Mulgrew hopes to have done enough to secure regular Scotland place
today 11:15 UK constitution no longer fit for purpose, say Labour leaders
today 11:15 Mark Duggan’s family loses challenge over lawful killing conclusion
today 11:15 Man dies after being bitten by his dog ‘while being interviewed by BBC’
today 11:15 European regulators kill off LSE’s £21bn merger with Deutsche Borse
today 11:15 Former French PM Valls adds backing to Macron bid
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today 16:01 May offers EU fine words, but pushes British interests
today 16:01 Westminster Terror Attack Vigil Sees Thousands Gather To Remember Those Killed In London
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today 15:43 'Unhappy' day as UK delivers Brexit letter
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today 15:39 Fourth terror attack victim pictured as inquest hears of horrific injuries
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today 15:39 Carer filmed pinching cash from 93-year-old woman’s handbag
today 15:39 What does Brexit mean? What does Article 50 mean for the economy, immigration, the pound?
today 15:39 Boris Johnson vows to BANISH EU RED TAPE as Britain escapes ‘BURDENSOME’ Brussels rules
today 15:39 'Uncertainty is KILLING us!' Tech boss wants to 'GET ON' with business post-Brexit
today 15:39 False widow BITE: Mum 'struggled to walk and talk' after waking up with lump on her head
today 15:39 Article 50 letter in full: Theresa May's historic Brexit notice – full text
today 15:39 BREXIT BEGINS: Germany 'prepared' to TAKE ON Britain as Article 50 invoked
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today 15:39 'It's a FREE COUNTRY!' Remainer Clegg says EU exit U-turn STILL possible... on Brexit Day
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today 15:39 'Keep up!' Farage shuts down journalist who asks him to support Remainers on Brexit day
today 15:39 Brexit: What will happen to EU citizens in the UK now that Article 50 has been triggered?
today 15:39 Immigration debate leads to criticism of deportation chief by Holocaust survivor
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today 15:39 As Donald Tusk mourns crumbling EU his old crony Schulz ignores Brexit… to go KNITTING
today 15:39 Why would you pick a fight with Britain! Andrew Neil SAVAGES Eurocrats with home truth
today 15:37 'Geordie Bore' Jeremy Kyle viewers baffled by North-east guests' accents as they get violent on stage
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today 15:37 Chelsea star Eden Hazard returns to former youth team - and is made MASCOT for the day
today 15:37 Chelsea star Eden Hazard returns to former youth team - and is made MASCOT for the day
today 15:37 Arsenal striker Lucas Perez wants Arsene Wenger to stay at the club despite his lack of first-team opportunities
today 15:37 Arsenal striker Lucas Perez wants Arsene Wenger to stay at the club despite his lack of first-team opportunities
today 15:37 Alan Pardew open to managing in Africa Cup of Nations after sack at Crystal Palace
today 15:37 Alan Pardew open to managing in Africa Cup of Nations after sack at Crystal Palace
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today 15:37 Young boy with Down's syndrome greeted by hundreds of school students like a hero after winning swimming competition
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