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3.8 million 'black market cigarettes' found in Darwen mill

MORE than three million black market cigarettes were discovered by police in a mill.

Six men appeared before Blackburn magistrates after 3.8 million cigarettes were discovered at Premier Mill, Begonia Street, Darwen, on Tuesday.

The magistrates heard the six men are

today 08:44
3.8 million 'black market cigarettes' found in Darwen mill

MORE than three million black market cigarettes were discovered by police in a mill.

Six men appeared before Blackburn magistrates after 3.8 million cigarettes were discovered at Premier Mill, Begonia Street, Darwen, on Tuesday.

The magistrates heard the six men are

today 08:44
3.8 million 'black market cigarettes' found in Darwen mill

MORE than three million black market cigarettes were discovered by police in a mill.

Six men appeared before Blackburn magistrates after 3.8 million cigarettes were discovered at Premier Mill, Begonia Street, Darwen, on Tuesday.

The magistrates heard the six men are

today 07:41
3.8 million 'black market cigarettes' found in Darwen mill

MORE than three million black market cigarettes were discovered by police in a mill.

Six men appeared before Blackburn magistrates after 3.8 million cigarettes were discovered at Premier Mill, Begonia Street, Darwen, on Tuesday.

The magistrates heard the six men are

today 05:35
Car on fire in Topp Way car park

SMOKE has been seen billowing from a town centre car park after a vehicle set on fire.

Firefighters are on the scene at the car park in Topp Way after they were called to the blaze this afternoon and have been tackling the flames.

The fire did not spread to any other

yesterday 13:50
Car on fire in Topp Way car park

SMOKE has been seen billowing from a town centre car park after a vehicle set on fire.

Firefighters are on the scene at the car park in Topp Way after they were called to the blaze this afternoon and have been tackling the flames.

The fire did not spread to any other

yesterday 13:50
Man arrested following raids at properties linked to global sale of endangered species

A MAN has been arrested as part of a police investigation into the international sale of the world’s most vulnerable endangered species.

Officers from Lancashire Police and the national wildlife crime unit raided two properties in Burnley after receiving information that

yesterday 06:29
Scream mask robber jailed for 17 years is sharing cell with his dad

A DANGEROUS robber who was jailed for 17 years for taking part in a terrifying armed raid is sharing a prison cell with his father.

Jake Rouse was one of three men who threatened staff and customers before stealing more than £5,000 in cash from the Co-op store in Highfield Road,

yesterday 05:26
£1.8 million heroin gang jailed for almost 30 years

FOUR men involved in dealing heroin worth £1.8 million have been jailed for a total of almost 30 years. Gary Knox kept the drugs at safe houses throughout Bolton but the dealer, who had previously been convicted of buying a book of rival drug dealers’ names from a corrupt police

2018-01-19 18:50
Woman left permanently scarred after town centre restaurant owner pours kettle of boiling water over her

A WOMAN has been left permanently scarred after the owner of a Bolton town centre restaurant poured a kettle of boiling water over her.

Wanchai Ngamphuthat ran Thailand Cafe, in Bridge Street, but now faces being deported back to Thailand after he was sentenced to eight years in

2018-01-19 08:20
Woman left permanently scarred after town centre restaurant owner pours kettle of boiling water over her

A WOMAN has been left permanently scarred after the owner of a Bolton town centre restaurant poured a kettle of boiling water over her.

Wanchai Ngamphuthat ran Thailand Cafe, in Bridge Street, but now faces being deported back to Thailand after he was sentenced to eight years in

2018-01-19 08:20
First look at new £6.5 million cinema at former Waves site, Blackburn

THESE artist’s impressions give the first glimpse of how a new £6.5million eight-screen cinema could look in Blackburn.

Blackburn with Darwen Council has submitted a planning application for the cinema on the former Waves Water Fun Centre site in Nab Lane.

The new

2018-01-19 07:17
Conservatives take Hulton ward seat in narrow by-election win

CONSERVATIVE candidate Toby Hewitt has taken the Hulton ward council seat in the by-election.

The seat was previously held by Labour councillor Darren Whitehead, who died suddenly in November, prompting the by-election.

Cllr Hewitt was elected with a 276 vote majority,

2018-01-19 03:05
Conservatives take Hulton ward seat in narrow by-election win

CONSERVATIVE candidate Toby Hewitt has taken the Hulton ward council seat in the by-election.

The seat was previously held by Labour councillor Darren Whitehead, who died suddenly in November, prompting the by-election.

Cllr Hewitt was elected with a 276 vote majority,

2018-01-19 03:05
Tributes to teaching assistant Kelly Slater killed in go-karting accident on holiday

TRIBUTES have been paid to 'an amazing mum' who died in a go-karting accident on holiday.

Kelly Marie Slater, 33, a teaching assistant at Rosegrove Infant School in Burnley, died just hours after arriving in Tenerife on December 27.

Tributes have been pouring in for the

2018-01-18 19:44
TRAFFIC REPORT: Heavy traffic on slip road of M65

MOTORISTS are being warned about heavy traffic on the slip road on Junction 5 of the M65.

It is coming off the Eastbound carriageway onto the A6077 Haslingden Road at Guide/Shadsworth.

There is heavy straffic on the A6077 Haslingden Road, A6119 Whitebirk Drive and

2018-01-18 11:20
Daily News
Middlesbrough fan faces court for allegedly urinating in QPR goalkeeper’s bottle

A Middlesbrough fan has been arrested for allegedly urinating in the opposition team goalkeeper’s water bottle, police said.

The so-called supporter was facing a ban from watching his team following the incident at Queens Park Rangers’s Loftus Road ground during Boro’s 0-3

today 13:59
Hospital cleaning should be in public hands, Baroness Chakrabarti says

Vital services such as hospital cleaning should be run by public servants and ministers must take responsibility when things go wrong, the shadow attorney general has said.

Baroness Chakrabarti said it was “all very well” for Theresa May to say huge fines will be imposed on

today 13:59
In Pictures: Weather fails to dampen spirits of royals at church service

Princess Beatrice (left), Princess Eugenie and their father the Duke of York, following the service at St Lawrence Church, Castle Rising, Norfolk (Joe Giddens/PA) The Duke of Edinburgh after attending the service (Joe Giddens/PA) The Queen was all smiles despite the downpour (Joe Giddens/PA)

today 13:59
Protesters take to Downing Street to voice sexual harassment concerns

Protesters supporting the #TimesUp campaign to end sexual harassment have taken part in a demonstration outside Downing Street.

Hundreds of people carrying signs chanted “Time’s up” after hearing speeches from figures including the great-granddaughter of suffragette Emmeline

today 13:59
Snow and rain sweep across the UK after coldest night in nearly two years

Snow, rain and freezing conditions continued to sweep across the UK after the coldest night in nearly two years.

Temperatures plummeted overnight, with a low of -13.5C (7.7F) recorded in the Highland village of Dalwhinnie, while freezing temperatures were recorded as far south as

today 13:59
IFAB expected to vote on recommendation to roll out VARs across world football

The roll-out of video assistant referees (VARs) throughout professional football will move one step closer on Monday when the game’s law-makers meet in Zurich.

The International Football Association Board (IFAB) is holding its annual business meeting and the use of video replays

today 13:59
Kyle Edmund not content with quarter-finals

Kyle Edmund reached his first grand slam quarter-final at the Australian Open and believes he can go all the way.

The 23-year-old produced another fine display to enhance his burgeoning reputation, hitting 63 winners and 25 aces in a 6-7 (4/7) 7-5 6-2 6-3 victory over Italian

today 13:59
Stoke boss Paul Lambert: Xherdan Shaqiri is going to be big player for us

Xherdan Shaqiri is pivotal to Stoke’s Premier League survival hopes, according to boss Paul Lambert.

The Switzerland playmaker caught the eye on Saturday as Stoke defeated Huddersfield 2-0 at the bet365 Stadium to climb out of the relegation zone in Lambert’s first game as

today 13:59
Latest news from Preston
today 13:59 Middlesbrough fan faces court for allegedly urinating in QPR goalkeeper’s bottle
today 13:59 Hospital cleaning should be in public hands, Baroness Chakrabarti says
today 13:59 In Pictures: Weather fails to dampen spirits of royals at church service
today 13:59 Protesters take to Downing Street to voice sexual harassment concerns
today 13:59 Snow and rain sweep across the UK after coldest night in nearly two years
today 13:59 IFAB expected to vote on recommendation to roll out VARs across world football
today 13:59 Kyle Edmund not content with quarter-finals
today 13:59 Stoke boss Paul Lambert: Xherdan Shaqiri is going to be big player for us
today 13:59 Brilliant Buttler fires England to ‘best performance’ under Morgan
today 13:59 Tommy Fleetwood triumphs again in Abu Dhabi
today 13:59 Sanchez posts jet video as move to Manchester United draws closer
today 13:59 Steve Smith denies using lip balm on ball
today 13:59 Fleetwood Town 1 Blackburn Rovers 2: TALKING POINTS
today 13:59 Residents left without water after leak
today 12:56 In Pictures: Women across US march on first anniversary of Trump inauguration
today 12:56 Jordan urges Pence to ‘rebuild trust’ after Jerusalem move
today 12:56 In Pictures: Fun in the snow as temperatures plunge
today 12:56 John McDonnell refuses to apologise in ‘lynching’ row
today 12:56 Sanchez wages could create problems at Manchester United, warns Steve McClaren
today 12:56 Eden Hazard wants more of the same after scintillating Chelsea display
today 12:56 Who will replace Marco Silva as Watford boss?
today 12:56 Grigor Dimitrov sets up Kyle Edmund clash with Nick Kyrgios win
today 12:56 Burnley 0 Manchester United 1: Five things we learned
today 12:56 VIDEO: Highlights from Rovers' win at Fleetwood Town
today 12:56 Lane closed on M61 after crash
today 12:56 Tribute unveiled to hundreds who died in Pretoria Pit disaster
today 12:56 PICTURES: 150+ images from Wanderers 1-1 draw with Ipswich Town
today 11:53 Jockey Bob Champion loses photos in Liverpool car park fire
today 11:53 Two arrested after body found in garden
today 11:53 Liz Truss: No full estimate of cost to taxpayers from Carillion collapse
today 11:53 Henry Bolton warns Ukip ‘is probably over’ if he is kicked out of top job
today 11:53 Single-use plastics could be banned in Scotland by end of next decade
today 11:53 Laurent Koscielny hails confidence-boosting win for Arsenal
today 11:53 Jos Buttler ton inspires England to series-clinching win in Sydney
today 11:53 Marco Silva sacked by Watford
today 11:53 Australia v England – Story of the match
today 11:53 'They could have been out of sight in the first half' - Fleetwood Town assistant reacts to the defeat to Rovers
today 11:53 Fleetwood Town 1 Blackburn Rovers 2: TALKING POINTS
today 11:53 Burnley 0 Manchester United 1: Five things we learned
today 11:53 WEATHER: Snow and ice warning issued for East Lancashire
today 11:53 Snow hits Bolton but will it last?
today 10:50 Firefighters at Sellafield nuclear site to stage fresh strike
today 10:50 Injured walker airlifted to hospital after fall
today 10:50 Iraqi court sentences German woman to death for joining IS
today 10:50 Scotland’s most polluted streets for 2017 revealed
today 10:50 Exeter Chiefs captain Jack Yeandle signs three-year contract
today 10:50 Back-to-basics approach has stopped working, admits Toffees boss Allardyce
today 10:50 Klopp still looking for consistency from Liverpool
today 10:50 Jos Buttler masterclass leaves England on course for series-clinching victory
today 10:50 Sergio Aguero plays down heroics after Manchester City get back on track
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today 14:05 Fearsome Yorkshire Terrier scares away burglar by yapping at him
today 14:05 Kate Middleton ‘would love’ to have her third child at home
today 14:05 Games with Gold February 2018 UPDATE: Free Xbox One games news for Microsoft reveal
today 14:05 Alexis Sanchez spotted at Manchester United for medical and contract: First pictures
today 14:05 Coronation Street’s Lucy Fallon wants to copy Bethany Platt to bring out her ’sexy side’
today 14:05 Google Maps embarrasses drunk man on the street - only for him to do THIS
today 14:05 GARDEN MURDER PROBE: Man found dead outside Merseyside house - two arrested
today 14:05 Middle East CRISIS: France issues warning to Turkey as Erdogan's tanks roll into Syria
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today 14:05 California torture family: Neighbours suspected Turpin child abuse - 'I feel very guilty'
today 14:05 BREXIT U-TURN: Brexiteers willing to GIVE UP power to strike global trade deals - Tory MP
today 14:05 Spice Girls REUNION: Geri Horner SPEAKS OUT on those rumours
today 14:05 North Korea charm offensive: Kim sends ex-girlfriend to woo Seoul ahead of Winter Olympics
today 13:44 Sunday Show Round Up: Macron Admits France Would 'Probably' Vote To Leave EU
today 13:44 City's best talents will be on show for exciting Hull Grime Live event
today 13:44 Snow falls across Hull - live traffic and weather updates
today 13:44 The street-sweeper winked mysteriously, and asked what I thought of his “plan”
today 13:44 Father's tribute to six-month-old girl killed in Gwynedd crash
today 13:38 UK braced for more snow after coldest night in two years
today 13:35 Hearts vs Hibs live score and goal updates from the Scottish Cup clash at Tynecastle
today 13:35 Horrified neighbours describe hearing screams at bungalow where 'eight-year-old girl stabbed to death'
today 13:35 Devastated mum who hoped terminally ill baby could save others told her daughter is too small to donate organs
today 13:35 Celtic birthday cake bigotry row cop demoted over Rangers 'banter' claim
today 13:35 'Time traveller' claims to have been to the year 6000 and brought back this photograph of future city
today 13:35 'Time traveller' claims to have been to the year 6000 and brought back this photograph of future city
today 13:35 Climbers airlifted to safety after surviving freezing night at 3000 ft on Glencoe peak
today 13:35 Where are Scotland's most toxic streets? Pollution blackspots blamed for 2500 early deaths a year
today 13:35 Fears grow for 90-year-old pensioner who disappeared a week ago
today 13:29 Neighbours 'heard screams' as girl, 8, stabbed to death in West Midlands
today 13:29 Bionic vagina BREAKTHROUGH: Surgeon creating artificial organ from pig intestine
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today 13:29 Watch Mark Allen and Kyren Wilson blitz their way to today's Masters Snooker final
today 13:02 Serial killer Levi Bellfield and black cab rapist John Worboys were friends behind bars
today 13:02 Two arrested on murder charge after man’s body found in garden
today 13:02 Alexis Sanchez boards private jet to Manchester ahead of Man Utd medical
today 13:02 Celebrity Big Brother 2018 ‘suffers MAJOR security breach’ as YouTubers break in - WATCH
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today 13:02 UK Snow forecast: What time will it snow in YOUR area? Arctic blast threatens snow
today 13:02 Game of Thrones season 8 cast: Who will be in the final series?
today 13:02 Coco: Is the new Pixar movie a 'RIP-OFF' of The Book of Life?
today 13:02 Jacob Rees-Mogg offers SUPERB challenge to Remoaner peers plotting to THWART Brexit
today 13:02 Macron reveals THIS Brexit negotiation tactic is 'the best way to DISMANTLE the EU'
today 13:02 Peers are 'WRECKING' Brexit: Demands for Lords ABOLISHMENT as they seek to THWART Brexit
today 13:02 SNOW FEAR! Queen braves freezing weather for church visit as UK hit by winter weather bomb
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today 12:41 Viola Davis Gives Powerful Speech On Sexual Harassment And #MeToo At Los Angeles Women’s March
today 12:41 Ukip 'Probably Over' If I'm Sacked, Warns Leader Henry Bolton
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