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Two rescued at Fairy Pools on Isle of Skye

Two people have been rescued after they became stranded at the Fairy Pools on Skye.

Emergency services were called to the beauty spot at around 4.50pm on Sunday.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service sent two water rescue teams and two appliances to the scene where the pair were stuck ...

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Mel B hopes sound 'will be much better' for next Spice Girls concert

Spice Girls star Melanie Brown has said she hopes the sound "will be much better" for their next gig after some fans complained about the sound during their first show.

The pop group took to the stage for the first time in seven years at Dublin's Croke Park on Friday night to kick ...

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Angelique Kerber and Venus Williams knocked out of French Open

Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber and Venus Williams made first-round exits from the French Open on Sunday.

Neither was a particular surprise. Williams, who turns 39 next month, had a tough draw against ninth seed Elina Svitolina while Kerber has only just recovered from an ankle injury ...

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Stam feels Manchester United would be good fit for De Ligt

Matthijs De Ligt says his future is up in the air and compatriot Jaap Stam believes the highly-rated Ajax defender would fit in well at Manchester United.

Having starred in the Dutch giants’ run to the Champions League semi-finals, 19-year-old De Ligt has been attracting admiring ...

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Hamilton felt Lauda’s presence on his way to ‘hardest’ victory in Monaco

Lewis Hamilton said Niki Lauda’s spirit guided him to the toughest win of his career in Monaco.

Hamilton pointed to Lauda’s name, which graced the back of his one-off red helmet, after he fended off Red Bull’s Max Verstappen to claim a nail-biting victory – his ...

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The best moments from day one at the French Open

Roger Federer made a triumphant return to the French Open, beating Lorenzo Sonego in straight sets in his first match at Roland Garros for four years.

There was defeat, though, for women’s fifth seed Angelique Kerber against Russian teen Anastasia Potapova while Elina Svitolina saw ...

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Rising interest in oriental oud perfume

OUD is one of the most expensive oils in the world, due to the painstaking lengthy process of extraction, and the rich balsamic aroma.

The prevalence of oud perfume and oils has arrived in town, with Mehek Heavenly Scents and Perfumes.

Since opening a stall in Blackburn ...

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Reality show Glow Up is looking for make-up artists for new series

IF you can pick your way through an eyeshadow palette or know your way around a make up brush, a new BBC reality show wants to hear from you.

Following a successful first series, Glow Up is now looking for aspiring make-up artists to apply for a second series.

Hosted by ...

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Seven-year switch secured - from a trainee to director

A LAWYER has risen from trainee to director in just seven years at a Blackburn practice.

Commercial property solicitor Oliver Bagnall, 33, began his WHN Solicitors career in 2012.

Qualifying in 2014, he became an associate last year before his latest elevation.


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East Lancashire Railway 1940s war weekend in pictures

HUNDREDS of people braved the weather to enjoy a weekend of vintage glamour at a 1940s-themed event.

Visitors, many of whom were in costumes embracing the era, battled the wind and rain as Rawtenstall, Ramsbottom and Bury stepped back in time.

The streets were alive with ...

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Jason Manford gig delayed as fire causes theatre evacuation

THE Lowry theatre was evacuated during a Jason Manford gig due to a mobile phone catching fire.

Hundreds of people were removed from the Salford-based theatre after a patron's mobile phone caught fire during the interval of his Muddle Class gig on Saturday evening.

The ...

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Sun beams down on Darwen Maker's Market

A MARKET celebrating the vintage style and independent traders from across the north west was visited by hundreds of people.

A blue sky covered Darwen as its makers market displayed a variety of goods on the town's new market square.

Around 40 stalls featured pies, ...

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England optimistic Wood will be fit for World Cup

England are hopeful of good news on Mark Wood’s fitness as they prepare for one final World Cup warm-up match that looks like more of a headache than a help.

Wood pulled up with pain in his left foot during Saturday’s defeat to Australia, withdrawing from the match and heading ...

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Roger Federer calls himself French Open ‘outsider’ after first-round win

Roger Federer labelled himself an outsider after making a winning return to the French Open.

The 20-time grand slam champion is playing the year’s second major tournament for the first time in four years and had no trouble finding his feet on the redeveloped Court Philippe Chatrier ...

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Charlton to offer new deal to matchwinning Rovers target

Charlton plan to offer Patrick Bauer a new deal to stave off interest from Rovers, and other Championship clubs.

Bauer was Charlton’s matchwinner in their Wembley final win over Sunderland, scoring in the 94th minute to secure the Addicks’ spot in the Championship next ...

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Charlton to offer new deal to matchwinning Rovers target

Charlton plan to offer Patrick Bauer a new deal to stave off interest from Rovers, and other Championship clubs.

Bauer was Charlton’s matchwinner in their Wembley final win over Sunderland, scoring in the 94th minute to secure the Addicks’ spot in the Championship next ...

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Euro-count under way in East Lancashire boroughs

COUNTING is now underway in the European Parliament Elections across the country.

Votes were verified last night and now the actual ballot papers are being opened and added up.

Separate counts are taking place in each borough across East Lancashire - Blackburn with Darwen, ...

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Showtime for legendary actor Sir Ian McKellen who celebrated his birthday on stage at the Albert Halls

A SPECIAL homecoming was staged for iconic star of stage and screen, Sir Ian McKellen who celebrated his 80th birthday by going back to his first love – theatre.

And for the first time on his tour to visit 80 theatres, which took to the road in January, to mark the landmark ...

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Two dead and dozens injured after tornado roars through Oklahoma town

At least two people have died and more than two dozen have been injured after a tornado destroyed a hotel and roared through a nearby mobile home park in Oklahoma.

The twister touched down in El Reno, about 25 miles west of Oklahoma City.

It hit the American Budget Value Inn before ...

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Police urge two women who may have been sexually assaulted to come forward

An appeal has been issued for two women who may have been sexually assaulted in Londonderry to speak to police.

The two separate incidents were reported to police to have taken place outside a music festival in the Ebrington Square area in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The ...

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Bernd Wiesberger ‘thankful’ after claiming Made in Denmark title

Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger put his injury woes firmly behind him by winning a final-day duel with Scotland’s Robert MacIntyre at the Made in Denmark event to claim his fifth European Tour title.

Wiesberger carded a closing 66 at Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort to finish 14 ...

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