BBC News Lancashire

November 24, 2017

Northern: Commuter protest against 'unreliable' rail firm

Commuters gather outside a city centre railway station to protest against Northern's service.

Second man held over Burscough double fatality car crash

A 20-year-old man is held on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving over a crash in Burscough.

Rosie Cooper and Jess Phillips death threats: Man charged

Jess Phillips and Rosie Cooper were targeted along with Theresa May, police say.

Man dies in 'accident' at Burnley cake decoration factory

The worker, who was in his 20s, died after becoming trapped in machinery, police say.

Radcliffe physio 'faced homophobic abuse' from Lancaster fans

Radcliffe FC's Mary Priestner says she was spat and sworn at by Lancaster City fans.

Heritage campaigners criticise Preston orphanage plan

The Victorian Society raises concerns about the demolition of buildings at a Grade II listed site.

Ashville FC: Non-league club probed over 'anti-Muslim' email

The email told a charity the club would only work with it if it had "nothing to do with Muslims".

Transport spending in north of England less per head than London

London's transport spending is two-and-a-half times more per head than the north's, figures show.

Burnley thumped as Man City return to form

Gabriel Jesus scores twice as Manchester City get back to winning ways in the Premier League with a comfortable victory at Burnley.

Dog left feeling ruff after eating a chunk of carpet

Buster the Staffordshire Bull Terrier needed surgery after opting for the unconventional snack

Chorley girl, 9, hands treats to 'awesome' emergency staff

Police officers say the surprise from nine-year-old Eva Davies "brightened" their day.

Penwortham £17m bypass opens after 20-year wait

Residents campaigned for two decades for a bypass to help alleviate congestion around Preston.

General election 2019: 'It's all about Brexit' in Blackpool South key marginal

Leaving the European Union - or not - is the subject on everyone's lips in Blackpool.

General Election 2019: Why is Lancashire so important?

With so many marginal seats up for grabs, don't be surprised to see the big beasts hunting votes.

General election 2019: Who is standing in my area?

The BBC News site is listing all candidates standing on 12 December - find them with our postcode search.

General Election 2019: Your Questions Answered

Ask us your questions about the 2019 general election and any of the North West's burning issues.

General election 2019: Key words and phrases explained

Look up key terms used during election time.

Preston North End 0-1 West Bromwich Albion: Charlie Austin's penalty sends Baggies top

Charlie Austin's 90th-minute penalty sends West Bromwich Albion back top of the Championship as the Baggies win 1-0 at Preston.

Owen Coyle named Chennaiyin boss in Indian Super League

Former Burnley and Bolton boss Owen Coyle has been named the new manager of Indian Super League club Chennaiyin.

Find out who your team drew in FA Cup third round

Liverpool will host Everton in the third round of the FA Cup, while Championship leaders Leeds United will travel to Arsenal.

Blackpool 3-1 Maidstone United

Nathan Delfouneso nets a brace as Blackpool survive a scare to come from behind and beat National League South Maidstone.

Crawley Town 1-2 Fleetwood Town

Fleetwood clinch a place in the FA Cup third round thanks to substitute Paddy Madden's second-half winner at Crawley.