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Foul-mouthed Blackburn passenger forced jet to turn back

A drunken passenger forced a flight to turn back to Manchester after she swore and threatened to punch a stewardess.

Julie Morris, 54, from Blackburn, was on board a Ryanair flight from Manchester Airport to Ibiza last month when shortly after take-off she began screaming, and

yesterday 16:35
Foul-mouthed Blackburn passenger forced jet to turn back

A drunken passenger forced a flight to turn back to Manchester after she swore and threatened to punch a stewardess.

Julie Morris, 54, from Blackburn, was on board a Ryanair flight from Manchester Airport to Ibiza last month when shortly after take-off she began screaming, and

yesterday 16:35
Burnley Literary festival doubled its visitors, organisers said

THIS year's Burnley Literary Festival attracted double the number of visitors it had in 2017, its organisers said.

Just over 2,000 people enjoyed the 66 events, including story telling and poetry reading, spread around Burnley and Padiham's town centres.

Burnley and

yesterday 09:14
Dylan Slater charged with the murder of Tarro 'Taz' Grogan

A MAN has been charged with the murder of dad-of-two Tarro 'Taz' Grogan.

Dylan Slater, 29, of no fixed address, was charged this evening and will appear at Blackburn Magistrates Court on October 17.

Earlier today two men aged 28 and 29 and a woman aged 39, who were

2018-10-16 23:41
Dylan Slater charged with the murder of Tarro 'Taz' Grogan

A MAN has been charged with the murder of dad-of-two Tarro 'Taz' Grogan.

Dylan Slater, 29, of no fixed address, was charged this evening and will appear at Blackburn Magistrates Court on October 17.

Earlier today two men aged 28 and 29 and a woman aged 39, who were

2018-10-16 23:41
Dylan Slater charged with the murder of Blackburn man, Tarro 'Taz' Grogan

A MAN has been charged with the murder of father-of-two Tarro 'Taz' Grogan.

Dylan Slater, of no fixed address, was charged this evening and will appear at Blackburn Magistrates Court tomorrow morning (October 17).

Earlier today two men aged 28 and 29 and a woman aged

2018-10-16 22:38
Rush at Ewood Park for cup-tie

BLACKBURN ROVERS and Cardiff supporters made headlines as they made their way to a cup tie.

The rush of football fans for the match at Ewood Park became too much for the roads as traffic increased and then ground to a halt.

Many spectators arrived at the ground half an

2018-10-16 18:26
Three released in Tarro ‘Taz’ Grogan murder investigation

TWO MEN and a woman arrested in connection with the murder of Blackburn father-of-two Tarro ‘Taz’ Grogan have been released without charge.

Police said the men, aged 28 and 29, and the 38-year-old woman - who are all from Blackburn - are now witnesses in the murder

2018-10-16 18:26
Jail for man who trashed hospital

A DRUG user who punched an elderly patient as he ‘ran amok’ in an East Lancashire hospital has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.

On July 25, Samuel Edward Hayes, of no fixed address, punched a 79-year-old lady who was about to have her leg amputated at Royal

2018-10-16 17:23
Jail for man who trashed hospital

A DRUG user who punched an elderly patient as he ‘ran amok’ in an East Lancashire hospital has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.

On July 25, Samuel Edward Hayes, of no fixed address, punched a 79-year-old lady who was about to have her leg amputated at Royal

2018-10-16 17:23
Aston Villa fan attacked Rovers steward who 'celebrated Bradley Dack goal'

AN Aston Villa fan assaulted an Ewood Park steward when he celebrated a Rovers goal during a match between the teams last month.

Blackburn magistrates heard John Tierney took exception to the steward’s “obvious delight” at Bradley Dack’s opening goal in the

2018-10-16 16:20
Pub went bust owing more than £9,500 to East Lancs council

THE former owners of a Ribble Valley hostelry owed more than £9,500 to the borough council in unpaid rates when it went bust.

But the debt was not the only unpaid bill left by Hail Fellows Pub Company Ltd, which used to run the Bayley Arms in Hurst Green.

The outfit,

2018-10-16 14:14
Internet support campaign in full swing

EVERYONE is reminded to visit their nearest library and take part in 'get online week'.

Libraries across the county are focusing on helping improve their online skills this week.

There will be sessions for beginners and confident users and they will be supported by staff

2018-10-16 07:56
Murder probe as dad Tarro Taz Grogan stabbed to death

TRIBUTES have been paid to a stabbed father-of-two as police launch a murder investigation into his death.

Tarro ‘Taz’ Grogan, 29, has been named by police as the victim of a brutal stabbing on a Roe Lee estate on Sunday morning.

Police were called at 10am

2018-10-15 18:17
Murder probe as dad Tarro Taz Grogan stabbed to death

TRIBUTES have been paid to a stabbed father-of-two as police launch a murder investigation into his death.

Tarro ‘Taz’ Grogan, 29, has been named by police as the victim of a brutal stabbing on a Roe Lee estate on Sunday morning.

Police were called at 10am

2018-10-15 18:17
'Special' Turf Moor sleepout raises over £20,000

A SLEEPOUT at Turf Moor has been hailed as 'special' after raising more than £20,000 for three charities.

More than 50 people battled through the stormy conditions to travel to Burnley FC's stadium for the first ever Turf Sleepout last night.

Football fans, business

2018-10-14 22:20
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Labour calls for equal provision of menopause clinics

The Scottish Health Secretary has been urged to expand menopause clinics across the country.

Currently, five of Scotland’s 14 health boards have a dedicated menopause clinic and Labour wants all women across Scotland to have equal access.

The party’s health

today 23:56
Scottish economy ‘robust’ despite uncertainty over UK’s Brexit future

A new report suggests the Scottish economy is in a strong place despite increasing concerns over the UK’s post-Brexit future.

A survey by the Scottish Chambers of Commerce found robust financial results across the sectors, although reported declining optimism amongst

today 23:56
Majority of Scots support onshore wind energy – survey

The majority of Scots back the use of onshore wind energy, a new survey has indicated.

Almost seven out of 10 support onshore wind farms, according to the Survation poll conducted on behalf of Scottish Renewables.

The survey also found majority backing for the continued

today 23:56
Heathrow plans facial recognition points at check-in, bag drop and boarding

Heathrow Airport is rolling out biometric technology that will recognise your face throughout departures, cutting out the need to use boarding cards.

The move is optional to passengers and part of a £50 million project that will make it the world’s largest biometric

today 23:56
Prison scans all incoming mail in drugs crackdown

A prison is electronically scanning all incoming mail to combat attempts to smuggle drugs in on cards, photographs and bogus legal letters.

The screening arrangements were introduced to cut off the flow of illegal substances via “impregnated” correspondence into HMP

today 23:56
May calls for new EU sanctions regime to hit back at cyber attacks

Theresa May is to call for a “robust” new EU sanctions regime to deter cyber attacks.

Speaking at the European Council summit in Brussels on Thursday, the Prime Minister will call for a “proportionate” response to those inflicting harm on the economies and

today 23:56
Backlash from Brexiteers over possible delay to final EU departure

Theresa May was facing a backlash from Brexiteers after indicating she is ready to consider extending Britain’s transition out of the EU for a further year, to the end of 2021.

The Prime Minister told a crunch European Council summit in Brussels that she was “ready to

today 23:56
Floyd Mayweather challenges Khabib Nurmagomedov to swap octagon for boxing ring

Floyd Mayweather has told UFC’s Khabib Nurmagomedov to “come to my world” in challenging the Russian to step into the boxing ring for a fight which the American estimates could earn him 200million US dollars (£152.6million).

Mayweather says his purse for the

today 23:56
Latest news from Blackburn
today 23:56 Labour calls for equal provision of menopause clinics
today 23:56 Scottish economy ‘robust’ despite uncertainty over UK’s Brexit future
today 23:56 Majority of Scots support onshore wind energy – survey
today 23:56 Heathrow plans facial recognition points at check-in, bag drop and boarding
today 23:56 Prison scans all incoming mail in drugs crackdown
today 23:56 May calls for new EU sanctions regime to hit back at cyber attacks
today 23:56 Backlash from Brexiteers over possible delay to final EU departure
today 23:56 Floyd Mayweather challenges Khabib Nurmagomedov to swap octagon for boxing ring
today 22:53 May calls for courage, trust and leadership to find Brexit deal
today 22:53 Mother tells inquest of ‘horror’ as son died after sepsis not spotted
today 22:53 May ‘ready to consider’ delaying Britain’s transition out of EU
today 22:53 May ‘ready to consider’ delaying Britain’s transition out of EU
today 22:53 Student gunman kills 19, wounds 50 at school in Crimea
today 22:53 Bale is still the main man for Wales – Wilson
today 22:53 Hugo Lloris: Hefty transfer fee is counting against Paul Pogba
yesterday 21:50 Harry and Meghan set for tram ride and beach clean-up in Melbourne
yesterday 21:50 Prosecutors disclose more alleged misconduct by Weinstein probe detective
yesterday 21:50 Prime Minister ‘ready to consider’ extending UK’s transition out of EU
yesterday 21:50 Teenager baked grandfather’s ashes into biscuits, say police
yesterday 21:50 Children from special needs school involved in bus crash
yesterday 21:50 Ronnie O’Sullivan claims 15th maximum break of career at English Open
yesterday 20:47 Beaches closed on French Riviera due to oil pellets
yesterday 20:47 Scotland’s conscientious objectors remembered through father’s letter to baby
yesterday 20:47 ‘N’ shaped tree created to woo a sweetheart called Nellie wins tree poll
yesterday 20:47 Corbyn calls for Saudi arms sales suspension amid journalist’s disappearance
yesterday 20:47 First police dog at Manchester Arena attack honoured with ‘animal OBE’
yesterday 20:47 Jubilant customers light up as cannabis sales begin in Canada
yesterday 20:47 Grassroots bodies bemoan collapse of Wembley sale but fans call for agents’ levy
yesterday 20:47 Tom Curran describes winning return to England as ‘so, so good’
yesterday 19:44 Turkish forensic teams search Saudi consul’s home in Khashoggi case
yesterday 19:44 Woman hurt after man ‘falls from height’ at Stratford Westfield shopping centre
yesterday 19:44 Twitter releases election meddling data
yesterday 19:44 Victory tastes sweet as England triumph in Kandy
yesterday 18:41 Third day of disruption possible at Paddington
yesterday 18:41 Airport and trams hit by Edinburgh power cut
yesterday 18:41 Teenager ‘used car as weapon’ before running women over, court told
yesterday 18:41 Government defeats bid to force ministers to publish analysis of UC impact
yesterday 18:41 May insists Brexit deal remains achievable
yesterday 18:41 Disabled benefit claimants to share £1.67bn as scale of underpayment is revealed
yesterday 18:41 Man charged after fatal stabbing of man in Wishaw
yesterday 18:41 'Soul II Soul has always been a living, breathing entity' says Jazzie B ahead of Albert Hall date
yesterday 18:41 Tom Curran and Adil Rashid restrict Sri Lanka to set modest target
yesterday 18:41 Crewe insist ‘all procedures followed’ over safeguarding issue
yesterday 18:41 Rochdale’s Joe Thompson hopes others can draw strength from his story
yesterday 18:41 Rossendale secure bonus point victory
yesterday 18:41 Options are open to Accrington boss Coleman
yesterday 18:41 Fourteen barrels of chemical waste dumped in Haslingden quarry
yesterday 18:41 Blackburn men Matthew Crompton and Michael Hannan jailed for brutal attack
yesterday 17:38 John McDonnell tells how he still longs for a united Ireland
yesterday 17:38 Campaigners warn over cladding threat to high-rise blocks
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today 00:08 Maxine Peake warns 'distressing' class divide could lead to new Peterloo Massacre
today 00:08 Brexit deal timeline slips again as EU scraps plan for November summit sign-off
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today 23:56 Global warming breakthrough? New satellite will offer CLUES as UK and France team up
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today 23:56 Brexiteer has STERN warning for May as she takes HUGE dig at Remainer Dominic Grieve
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today 23:44 No progress at Brexit summit, talks continue
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today 23:44 Everything Wayne Bennett said on Hull-related England stars
today 23:41 Brit teen slammed for stealing rare 'butterfly' from wildlife sanctuary
today 23:41 Ricky Gervais joins trans athlete row: ‘Boxing is going to get f****** interesting’
today 23:41 Brexit BETRAYAL: Theresa May reveals plan to keep Britain in EU until 2021
today 23:41 Benefit claimants set for £5,000 refunds over Government BLUNDER
today 23:26 Theresa May Paves Way For UK Staying Under EU Rules For Three Years After Brexit
today 23:05 Melania Trump's plane forced to land after 'haze of smoke' spotted
today 23:05 California students 'mixed grandfather's cremated ashes into homemade cookies'
today 23:05 Boxing champion Saul Alvarez signs 'richest sports contract ever'
today 23:05 Missing journalist: 'Acid may have been used to dispose of Jamal Khashoggi's body'
today 23:05 Queen's handbag features in new portrait
today 23:05 Theresa May to call on EU leaders to do more to combat threat of cyber attacks
today 22:53 Love Island's Georgia Steel and Sam Bird split hours after posing together at ITV event
today 22:53 Westlife announce 20th anniversary tour with huge Scottish date
today 22:53 Mojo the police dog awarded ‘animal OBE’ for bravery at Manchester terror attack
today 22:53 Heartbroken mother kills herself and children after husband fakes death to claim insurance
today 22:53 Juncker holds SECRET phone call with Italy as EU budget row escalates
today 22:53 Meghan Markle baby: Which favourite foods will Meghan have to stop eating while pregnant?
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today 22:53 Hawaii volcano eruption: Earthquake hits Kilauea volcano - will Kilauea erupt again?
today 22:53 'Brexit DERANGEMENT syndrome!' Farage's BRUTAL response to Clegg's plot to THWART Brexit
today 22:53 Ex-army officer SNAPS at 'selfie generation' for Remembrance Day parade cancellation fears
today 22:53 Pippa Middleton baby name: Have Pippa and James named their baby yet? What will it be?
today 22:53 Clegg BIZARRELY claims Brexit is 'curiously un-British' before demanding second referendum
today 22:53 Meghan Markle royal tour: What are Duke and Duchess of Sussex doing in Melbourne TODAY?
today 22:53 Princess Diana's confession: She gave MORE love to Harry than William - and THIS is why
today 22:53 'They want a deal' Tory MEP says German business starting to 'believe' no deal is possible
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today 22:53 The Apprentice 2018: ‘I’m devastated’ Frank Brooks upset with Karren Brady after BBC exit
today 22:53 BREXIT BETRAYAL: May considers EU plot to keep UK locked to Brussels for three years
today 22:53 Sickening footage shows Scottish farm workers punching and kicking defenceless sheep
today 22:53 ‘Disgrace!’ Remembrance Day parade CANCELLED due to ‘pathetic’ health and safety fears
today 22:53 Farage REFUSED ENTRY to EU building - 'It's never happened before!'
today 22:53 ‘We may NEVER leave!’ Brexiteer FURY as panicked Theresa May considers DELAYING EU exit
today 22:44 Brexit, the Irish border and the 'battle for the union'
today 22:44 Brexit: UK 'may consider longer transition period'
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