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YELLOW WARNING: North west set to be blasted by ice

Forecasters have issued a yellow weather warning as parts of the north west are set to be coated in ice.
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The company said a possible source of the outbreak has been identified in a tower used to dry out the milk at a production site.

Global recall of Lactalis baby milk over Salmonella fears

French baby-milk maker Lactalis has ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination.
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With heavy snow forecast to fall across Lancashire on Sunday a lot of people may struggle to get into work on Monday morning.

What are your rights if you can't get into work due to snow?

With heavy snow forecast to fall across Lancashire on Sunday a lot of people may struggle to get into work on Monday morning. But what exactly are your rights if you can't make it into work?

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Other areas in Britain were blanketed in snow as forecasters warned up to 20cm (8in) could fall across parts of the UK.

Driving conditions warning across Lancashire

Parts of Lancashire woke up to a dusting of snow after a Met Office warning for snow and ice came into effect today.
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Handout CCTV still dated 22/05/17 issued by Greater Manchester Police of Salman Abedi on the night he carried out the Manchester Arena terror attack

Manchester Arena bombing could have been stopped had 'cards had fallen differently'

The Manchester Arena bombing could have been prevented "had the cards fallen differently", an official assessment has found.
Crime
The bomb squad were called to an incident in Railway Road Leigh PIC: Ian Gardner LIG Studio

Bomb squad called to 'suspicious package'

The bomb squad was called to an incident early this morning, say police.
Crime
Travelling to work on public transport or by bike could be making you deaf, say scientist

Commuting by bike or public transport could make you deaf, scientists warn

Travelling to work on public transport or by bike could be making you deaf, say scientists.

Transport
Forecasters are predicting that the region will be hit by an icy blast overnight on Thursday, November 23 with the warning remaining in place until 10am on Friday 24.

WEATHER ALERT: North West set to be blasted by ice

A yellow weather warning for ice has been issued for the North West, says the Met Office.
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Police launch 20-year anniversary appeal to catch killer of schoolgirl Kate Bushell

Twenty years on from the murder of 14-year-old Kate Bushell, her family has urged anyone holding onto vital information to ‘find it within themselves’ to come forward to police.

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A quarter of a million First Class and Standard ticket prices will be slashed over five days with Virgin Trains on the West Coast

Fares slashed in Black Friday Virgin Trains sale

A Virgin Trains Winter Seat Sale is set to spread festive cheer across the county this November with tickets from Preston to London available from just £11.

Transport
Tomy - My friend Pikachu

Pokemon gift guide - 2017

Pokemon burst onto the video game scene in Japan back in 1996, and today, over 20 years later, Pokemon fans are still discovering the wonder of collecting battling and discovering these cute little critters.

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The train company is expected to operate a reduced service of around 65% of the normal weekday timetable between 7am and 7pm.

STRIKES: Reduced service to operate across Lancashire

Northern Rail users across the region will be hit by severe travel disruption today as members of the RMT stage a walk-out in the bitter dispute over the role of guards.
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Asda, M&S and Matalan have all released adverts so far this year

CHRISTMAS 2017: Watch the best TV ads so far

The countdown to Christmas is on and this year's Christmas adverts are already starting to flood in.
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Members of the public are being told to treat modelling adverts on social media with caution

Warning after modelling scam hits social media

Would-be models are being duped by Facebook con-artists in a scam that is currently hitting social media networks, say fraud investigators.

Offbeat

Flooding and traffic disruption forecast as Storm Brian set to hit this weekend

A yellow weather warning has been issued as as Storm Brian is set to batter parts of the North West this Saturday, says the Met Office.
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Brady and Myra Hindley tortured and murdered five children in the 1960s

Ruling on disposal of Moors Murderer's remains to be given

The High Court is to rule today on how the body of notorious child-killer Ian brady should be disposed of.

Offbeat
Residents should brace themselves for thedeluge which is due to set in by the end of Tuesday, October 10

Yellow weather warning for rain issued

A yellow weather warning for rain has been issued in the North West by experts at the Met Office.
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The accident happened junction 24 for Liverpool Roadand 23 for Haydock.

Delays on southbound M6 after crash at junction 23

Delays are reported on the southbound M6 this morning following a three-vehicle accident.
Transport

WATCH: Star Wars: The Last Jedi - latest trailer in the saga is released

The trailer for latest episode in the Star Wars saga was released in the early hours of Tuesday morning in the UK and fans could hardly contain their excitement.

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Emergency services attended the scene

Delays after accident on M6 northbound

Two people were taken to hospital following a two vehicle crash on the M6, say ambulance services.
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