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Firefighters called out to fire at derelict school

FIREFIGHTERS were called out after youths started a fire in a derelict school.

Three fire engines attended the former site of Millwood School, in Fletcher Fold Road, Bury, shortly after 7pm, following reports that youths had started a fire.

It is believed that they broke

yesterday 20:53
Royal baby makes his debut with William and Kate

THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge showed their newborn son off to the world on the steps of the Lindo Wing.

Proud parents William and Kate introduced the baby prince of Cambridge - their third child - to the hundreds of cameras gathered in front of the private maternity unit in

yesterday 18:47
Stones laid to honour Blackburn Victoria Cross war heroes

COMMEMORATIVE paving stones were unveiled at Blackburn Town Hall to honour two fallen war heroes.

Lieutenant Percy Dean and Second Lieutenant John Schofield were both awarded the Victoria Cross for their bravery in battle during World War One.

Family of the war

yesterday 18:47
Stones laid to honour Blackburn Victoria Cross war heroes

COMMEMORATIVE paving stones were unveiled at Blackburn Town Hall to honour two fallen war heroes.

Lieutenant Percy Dean and Second Lieutenant John Schofield were both awarded the Victoria Cross for their bravery in battle during World War One.

Family of the war

yesterday 18:47
Royal baby: George and Charlotte visit new brother

PRINCE George and Princess Charlotte have been introduced to their new baby brother for the first time.

The youngsters were taken to the Lindo Wing at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, London, to meet the newborn Prince of Cambridge by their father the Duke of Cambridge.

yesterday 18:47
Montserrat Road blaze house tenant was at a party

A SHOCKED partygoer was left "mortified" when he returned home to find his house gutted by fire and his neighbours evacuated.

Colin Court had no idea a fire crew with three fire appliances had spent almost an hour tackling what was described as a "severe"blaze at his home in

yesterday 17:44
Montserrat Road blaze house tenant was at a party

A SHOCKED partygoer was left "mortified" when he returned home to find his house gutted by fire and his neighbours evacuated.

Colin Court had no idea a fire crew with three fire appliances had spent almost an hour tackling what was described as a "severe"blaze at his home in

yesterday 17:44
Montserrat Road blaze house tenant was at a party

A SHOCKED partygoer was left "mortified" when he returned home to find his house gutted by fire and his neighbours evacuated.

Colin Court had no idea a fire crew with three fire appliances had spent almost an hour tackling what was described as a "severe"blaze at his home in

yesterday 16:41
Year 10 pupils from Bury come out top at annual maths contest

HIGH school pupils from Bury came out on top after going head-to-head against more than 20 schools in an annual maths contest.

Teams of four from across Bury, Bolton, Manchester and Rochdale went up against each other in the tournament, held at Bury College.

But it was a

yesterday 11:26
Children's safety was put at risk at Dar Ul Madinah pre-school in Blackburn

NURSERY school children’s safety was put at risk by ‘inadequate’ working practices including not checking whether new staff had criminal records, a damning report said.

Education inspectorate Ofsted visited Dar Ul Madinah nursery in Granville Road, Blackburn, last month and

yesterday 07:14
Children's safety was put at risk at Dar Ul Madinah pre-school in Blackburn

NURSERY school children’s safety was put at risk by ‘inadequate’ working practices including not checking whether new staff had criminal records, a damning report said.

Education inspectorate Ofsted visited Dar Ul Madinah nursery in Granville Road, Blackburn, last month and

yesterday 06:11
New driver, 17, frozen with fear in road rage attack

A TRAUMATISED teenage girl was the victim of an alleged road rage attack less than a month after passing her driving test.

The 17-year-old drove to the Spar, near the Chequerbent roundabout, with her boyfriend on Monday, April 16.

After leaving the store, she pulled out on

yesterday 05:08
Missing 11-year-old Bolton girl is found

A MISSING 11-year-old girl has been found, say police.  

Officers were becoming ‘increasingly concerned’ for Halima Mohamed, who was reported missing from the Bradshaw area earlier today.

Police have reported the child has been found safe and well and thanked

yesterday 23:53
Missing 11-year-old Bolton girl is found

A MISSING 11-year-old girl has been found, say police.  

Officers were becoming ‘increasingly concerned’ for Halima Mohamed, who was reported missing from the Bradshaw area earlier today.

Police have reported the child has been found safe and well and thanked

yesterday 23:53
Concern for missing 11-year-old Bolton girl

POLICE are searching for a missing 11-year-old girl.  

Officers said they are becoming ‘increasingly concerned’ for Halima Mohamed, who was reported missing from the Bradshaw area.

Any information or sightings should be reported via 101 quoting log number 1768 of

yesterday 22:50
Blackburn pilgrim dies in Saudi bus crash named locally

A MOTHER from Blackburn has been killed in coach crash in Saudi Arabia.

A Hashim Travel spokesman said a petrol tanker collided with the coach  travelling from Mecca to Medina near Al Khalas, killing four people on Saturday.

The woman in her 60s has been named locally

2018-04-22 20:38
Daily News
What the papers say – April 24

The royal arrival makes headlines and leads several of Tuesday’s papers, along with the continuing Windrush row.

Images of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, with Kate cradling the young prince in her arms, feature on nearly all the front pages.

The Sun says the prince

today 01:05
Alfie’s parents lose last-ditch court appeal in fight for treatment

A High Court judge has dismissed a “last-ditch appeal” by the parents of Alfie Evans – the 23-month-old boy who has been at the centre of a life-support treatment fight.

Mr Justice Hayden had said doctors at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool could stop providing

today 01:05
Ball is in Britain’s court over next steps in Brexit talks – Brussels

Britain must give Brussels a clear Brexit blueprint to allow negotiations to move forward, according to the European Union chief leading the exit talks.

All those involved “know where the EU stands” but “more clarity” is still needed from the UK, Michel Barnier said.

today 01:05
Ulster Rugby to continue ban of news journalists at pre-match press conferences

Ulster Rugby is maintaining a ban on news reporters attending pre-match press conferences following the sacking of rape acquitted stars Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding.

Tuesday’s event, which is traditionally open to all media, is again set to be confined to rugby writers as the

today 01:05
Mike Pompeo nomination for secretary of state narrowly clears panel

Mike Pompeo, US president Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of state, has avoided a rare rebuke as the Senate Foreign Relations Committee narrowly recommended him.

But the vote served as a warning shot to the White House as nominees to lead the CIA and Veterans Affairs (VA) are

today 01:05
George HW Bush taken to hospital with blood infection

Former president George HW Bush has been taken to hospital in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife Barbara, a spokesman said.

Jim McGrath said on Twitter that the 93-year-old Bush is “responding to treatments and appears to be recovering”. He

today 01:05
Ball is in Britain’s court over next steps in Brexit talks – Brussels

Britain must give Brussels a clear Brexit blueprint to allow negotiations to move forward, according to the European Union chief leading the exit talks.

All those involved “know where the EU stands” but “more clarity” is still needed from the UK, Michel Barnier said.

today 00:02
Nine dead after van hits pedestrians in Toronto

Nine people are dead and 16 injured after a van struck pedestrians in Toronto, police have said.

Officers said the driver is in custody after the van apparently mounted the pavement in the north-central part of the Canadian city.

Deputy Police Chief Peter Yuen could not

today 00:02
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today 01:05 What the papers say – April 24
today 01:05 Alfie’s parents lose last-ditch court appeal in fight for treatment
today 01:05 Ball is in Britain’s court over next steps in Brexit talks – Brussels
today 01:05 Ulster Rugby to continue ban of news journalists at pre-match press conferences
today 01:05 Mike Pompeo nomination for secretary of state narrowly clears panel
today 01:05 George HW Bush taken to hospital with blood infection
today 00:02 Ball is in Britain’s court over next steps in Brexit talks – Brussels
today 00:02 Nine dead after van hits pedestrians in Toronto
today 00:02 Delays to online shopping deliveries would affect quality of life – study
today 00:02 Millicent Fawcett statue to be unveiled in Parliament Square
today 00:02 Women at high risk of breast cancer shun preventative drug
today 00:02 Academic at centre of Facebook data scandal to appear before MPs
today 00:02 Sam Allardyce wants to move on from Everton fans’ survey
today 22:59 Ball is in Britain’s court over next steps in Brexit talks – Brussels
today 22:59 Nine dead after van hits pedestrians in Toronto
today 22:59 Alfie’s parents lose last-ditch court appeal in fight for treatment
today 22:59 Bardhi brace in Bilbao moves Levante closer to LaLiga safety
today 22:59 Hellas Verona edge closer to drop after defeat against Genoa
today 22:59 Walcott goal lifts Everton to eighth in the Premier League
today 22:59 Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson will relish Roma semi-final clash
today 22:59 Chelsea defender Gary Cahill not giving up on World Cup place
today 22:59 Jurgen Klopp vows not to heap pressure on his players before Roma tie
yesterday 21:56 Tory MP calls for foreign firms to be banned from investing in UK property
yesterday 21:56 Mythical King Arthur favourite name for new royal baby
yesterday 21:56 Waffle House murders suspect arrested after massive manhunt
yesterday 21:56 Driver held after van hits pedestrians in Toronto
yesterday 21:56 Google parent firm Alphabet reports strong financial results
yesterday 21:56 Rovers U23s celebrate title success in style with win over West Brom
yesterday 21:56 Rovers U23s celebrate title success in style with win over West Brom
yesterday 21:56 Youngsters get behind push for an education that will equip them for life beyond the school gates
yesterday 20:53 David Davis hopes Brexit deal on Irish border will be done by October
yesterday 20:53 Cosby opts not to give evidence in sex trial as defence rests
yesterday 20:53 I was wrong: Armenia’s premier quits as thousands join protests
yesterday 20:53 Man held after van hits pedestrians in Toronto
yesterday 20:53 Tory MP calls for foreign firms to be banned from investing in UK property
yesterday 20:53 Firefighters called out to fire at derelict school
yesterday 20:44 World gets first glimpse of new royal
yesterday 19:50 Citizenship fees waived for Windrush generation
yesterday 19:50 Citizenship fees waived for Windrush generation
yesterday 19:50 South African football league investigates after 18 hurt in stadium riot
yesterday 19:50 Donations for MasterChef star who died in marathon pass £50,000
yesterday 19:50 Alfie Evans gets Italian citizenship as fight for treatment continues
yesterday 19:50 ‘Welcome to the world’- Stars congratulate royals on baby
yesterday 19:50 Kate in patriotic red and white as she welcomes St George’s Day baby
yesterday 19:50 Suspect arrested after four killed in Waffle House shooting
yesterday 19:50 Manchester City won’t face action for pitch invasion
yesterday 19:50 Amar Virdi impresses as Surrey see off battling Hampshire
yesterday 19:50 Royal baby: George and Charlotte visit new brother
yesterday 18:47 Celebrities send congratulations to Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on son’s birth
yesterday 18:47 Celebrities send congratulations to Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on son’s birth
Latest news from Great Britain
today 03:59 Hull woman caught handling stolen lawnmower, tents and fishing equipment
today 03:59 Hull woman caught handling stolen lawnmower, tents and fishing equipment
today 03:08 Royal Baby: Prince Cambridge HEAVIEST baby born to heir IN CENTURY - ‘What a PORKER!’
today 03:08 Coronation Street: Producer Kate Oates QUITS soap after criticism over controversial plots
today 03:08 Toronto van attack: Who is police suspect Alek Minassian?
today 03:08 'I just froze' - CHILLING account of woman just 'a few feet' away from Toronto van attack
today 02:53 Millicent Fawcett: Statue of suffragist to be unveiled in London
today 02:05 Pokemon Go Shiny Wailmer LIVE following Earth Day event success
today 02:05 Coronation Street: Kym Marsh speaks out on Ryan Thomas and Tina O'Brien spat - 'He's mean'
today 02:05 Royal Wedding 2018: Queen ‘to hide’ microphones in flowers - but why?
today 02:05 Theresa May told 'CONFRONT the Remoaners' as pro-EU MPs plot Customs Union HUMILIATION
today 02:02 Arsenal legend Ian Wright fuming as golden boot and medals on sale for £7MILLION
today 02:02 Two teen girls STABBED in London – girl arrested as bloodbath continues
today 02:02 Kate and Wills’ ‘CONCERNED’ body language at baby unveiling REVEALED
today 02:02 Alfie Evans given Italian citizenship boosting hopes of 'immediate transfer' for treatment
today 02:02 Car nicking gadgets can be found on AMAZON for as little as £100
today 02:02 Toronto van attack suspect NAMED after ten killed
today 02:02 BREAKING: Alfie Evans's dad claims 'son's life support has been withdrawn'
today 01:50 Britain's Fat Fight: Why we're losing
today 01:50 Where have the UK's 10,000 Syrian refugees gone?
today 01:50 In pictures: Sophie Raworth and the 150-mile desert ultra-marathon
today 01:50 Co-living in London: Friendship, fines and frustration
today 01:50 MPs announce hand car-wash 'slavery probe'
today 01:50 Jillian Howell death: Victim 'had bully scrawled on head'
today 01:50 Horses 'fly-tipped and left to die', says RSPCA
today 01:14 World in brief: April 24
today 01:14 Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson shares first photo with baby Tiana
today 01:02 Britain's Got Talent 2018: Pensioner lost MILLIONS after giving hit song to Pat Benatar
today 01:02 Toronto van attack pictures: Devastating images of pedestrian horror as death toll rises
today 01:02 Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Mary Berry to sign up? Claudia Winkleman drops huge bombshell
today 01:02 BREAKING: George HW Bush 'IN INTENSIVE CARE' just days after death of wife Barbara Bush
today 01:02 Obamas congratulate royals on third child and propose Kensington Palace PYJAMA PARTY
today 00:59 April 22 will forever be known as Stephen Lawrence Day, Theresa May says
today 00:59 Toronto van attack suspect NAMED after nine killed
today 00:59 Miss Bum Bum winner Suzy Cortez in kinky Coutinho tribute
today 00:59 Camilla Parker Bowles RINSED after documentary reveals Duchess 'spooked by ghost'
today 00:59 He’s here! World’s FIRST glimpse of Kate and Wills’ royal baby
today 00:59 Cops capture 'Waffle House shooter' who 'killed four in NAKED rampage'
today 00:59 'Congratulations and celebrations' BBC quote Cliff Richard song after police raid
today 00:59 BREAKING: Former US president George HW Bush hospitalised a day after wife's funeral
today 00:47 Labour election candidate facing calls to stand down
today 00:47 Alfie Evans parents lose 'last-ditch appeal' over life support
today 00:11 Toronto van swerves across four lanes to 'deliberately' hit pedestrians - witnesses
today 00:11 'Kill me': Van attack suspect shouts to police after Toronto collision
today 00:11 1 in 5 cases of PMS may be linked to drinking alcohol, study claims
today 00:08 Drinking alcohol linked to more severe symptoms of PMS
today 23:59 Fortnite update 3.6: Epic Games Downtime and Patch Notes news revealed
today 23:59 ‘What Brexit rebellion?’ Confident Iain Duncan Smith promises ‘Remainers will NOT win’
today 23:59 All hail QUEEN Camilla: Twitter erupts for ‘lovely down to earth’ Duchess of Cornwall
today 23:59 'It's reprehensible!' Former Brexit minster SLAMS EU for refusing to talk about trade
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