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NATIONAL: Family of boy killed in Barcelona attack say they were 'blessed to have him'

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The CPS says it will p rosecute complaints of hate crime online "with the same robust and proactive approach used with offline offending

Online and offline hate crime must be taken equally seriously, new CPS rules say

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Train.

Rail strikes are set as row over driver-only trains rages

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Chairman of Chorley in Bloom Iris Smith, 70

Dig into veggies at edible garden in Chorley

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Vikings photobomb wedding shoot at Lancashire beauty spot Rivington Pike

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Upset at plans for KFC near Trinity CE Primary School in Buckshaw Village

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Bruce Forsyth has died aged 89

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Hoping to bring in the brass for their band

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The team at micro cafe bar Latch, Chorley 
Owner Paul Dove and manager Becky McLeod

Latch the magical bar dreams are made of......

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Ken Anderton (centre) surrounded by family members at his special presenation lunch

Arnhem war veteran Ken Anderton, 98, is named Freeman of Euxton

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Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

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One for the, er, road

Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

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Steep climb in number of air passengers arrested for drunken behavior

Transport 8
Declan is recovering in hospital after the accident 
(Pic: Rob Brewer)

Leyland boy airlifted to hospital after crash

Transport

Parking mad - Bungling council slammed for only resurfacing middle of residential street to save money

Offbeat 10

NATIONAL: Family of boy killed in Barcelona attack say they were 'blessed to have him'

Crime
The CPS says it will p rosecute complaints of hate crime online "with the same robust and proactive approach used with offline offending

Online and offline hate crime must be taken equally seriously, new CPS rules say

Crime
Abid Hussain

Drugs gang who flooded north west with cocaine and heroin jailed

Crime
Police have revealed the knives that were handed in as part of the amnesty

68 knives, including a machete, surrendered in amnesty

Crime

Support offered for young people worried about exam results

Education
There has been a sharp rise in the number of counselling sessions for 16-18-year-olds

Exam worries lead to increasing numbers of young people looking for help

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Support some of our very bee-st of friends in Heskin

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New undergraduates can find the first year of university a "real surprise"

Three-year degree courses 'too slow and undemanding for many students'

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Rail strikes are set as row over driver-only trains rages

Lifestyle

Upset at plans for KFC near Trinity CE Primary School in Buckshaw Village

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Opponents of the technique claim it will harm the environment, but supporters say it is a beneficial source of energy

UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expert

Offbeat 8
KFC's Chicken AM

Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

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Seven-year-old asks Jeremy Corbyn: "When will you be Prime Minister?"

North West 8
Gordon Payne

Former county hall Liberal leader dies

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HMS Queen Elizabeth

The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

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County councillor Geoff Driver

Cabinet considers top team shake-up at county hall

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Dig into veggies at edible garden in Chorley

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A wedding picture to remember for Sam and Anna Shepherd, whose photo shoot was invaded by Vikings. Credit: Simon Kearsley at Creative Camera

Vikings photobomb wedding shoot at Lancashire beauty spot Rivington Pike

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Upset at plans for KFC near Trinity CE Primary School in Buckshaw Village

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Opponents of the technique claim it will harm the environment, but supporters say it is a beneficial source of energy

UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expert

Offbeat 8

Dig into veggies at edible garden in Chorley

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Upset at plans for KFC near Trinity CE Primary School in Buckshaw Village

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Developments in CT scanning and research have allowed a digital post-mortem to be performed without the need for the traditional invasive procedure.

Digital autopsy service launches in Lancashire

Health
Sue Thompson, head of the Rosemere Cancer Foundation, during preparations for her 140 mile sponsored walk with consultant oncologist Dr Gerry Skailes,

Rosemere Cancer Foundation's chief officer takes on mega walk for anniversary appeal

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We find out about the overhaul in 999 systems

Revamped 999 system aims to reach seriously ill patients even faster

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