BBC News Lancashire

November 24, 2017

Blackburn man tried to kill dad in revenge for child sex crimes

Daniel Green bludgeoned his elderly father on the head with a porcelain figure at his care home.

No-deal Brexit 'could cost North West England £20bn'

The forecast is double the region's spending on health and education but the CBI denies 'scaremongering'.

Man charged with murder over Blackpool street attack death

William Beattie is charged with the murder of Gary Williams, who died two days after being assaulted.

Lindsay Birbeck: Accrington quarry searched for missing mum

Police urge the public to stay away from the "dangerous" site as they look for Lindsay Birbeck.

HS2: Review to examine costs and benefits of rail project

It will look at the costs and benefits, with a “go or no-go" decision by the end of the year.

Joey Barton & Danny Cowley question 'integrity' of League One

The EFL says the integrity of League One is "of paramount importance" after criticism from Joey Barton and Danny Cowley.

James Anderson: England seamer returns to action for Lancashire second XI

England's James Anderson bowls nine overs for Lancashire's second XI as he bids to prove his fitness for the rest of the Ashes.

Toddler injured in Blackpool hotel window fall

Hoteliers rushed to help an 18-month-old girl, who was airlifted to hospital in a serious condition.

Fracking: UK shale reserves may be smaller than previously estimated

Previous research suggested 50 years of shale gas under the UK, but a new study says it could be less than 10.

Man charged with sex assault at Lytham St Annes care home

He is accused of attempted rape and trespass with intent to rape.

Preston North End 3-1 Stoke City: Jack Butland makes two errors in Potters loss

Stoke boss Nathan Jones says "something must be on the mind" of goalkeeper Jack Butland after the Potters' defeat by Preston.

Hull City 0-1 Blackburn Rovers: Derrick Williams goal gives Rovers win

Hull City are made to pay for missing a penalty as Derrick Williams' goal sees Blackburn Rovers to victory in the Championship.

Gillingham 2-2 Blackpool

Blackpool extend their unbeaten start to the season after coming from two goals down to rescue a 2-2 draw against winless Gillingham.

Fleetwood Town 1-1 Wycombe Wanderers

Paddy Madden leaves it late to snatch a point for Fleetwood as they fought back to draw 1-1 with Wycombe at Highbury.

Accrington Stanley 2-3 Shrewsbury Town

Substitute Daniel Udoh's last-minute goal completes a superb come-from-behind win for Shrewsbury at Accrington.