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2 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen
A geologist with the company had told the Shale UK conference, in London, that there could be almost twice as much shale gas in Lancashire than previously thought.
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6 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal
Ben van Beurden is said to have highlighted the importance of "stability and certainty" as he set out why the firm wanted Scotland to continue in the UK and for the UK to remain in the European Union.
10 hrs ago | Thurrock Gazette
Northern Ireland's chief constable has insisted members of his oversight body - the Policing Board - were fully briefed about a process to deal with on-the-run IRA suspects.
14 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle
Scotland Yard said the suspect was held after he got off a flight from Istanbul at around 2pm today and is being questioned at a police station in west London.
18 hrs ago | Witney Gazette
The mother of Mikaeel Kular has been allowed out of jail to see the body of the son she is accused of murdering.
New York City will stop challenging a law making it easier to bring racial profiling cases against the police, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday, furthering his pledge to change the tenor of policing in the nation's largest city.
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McCray revealed the trip to The Associated Press on Wednesday during her first extensive interview since her husband Bill de Blasio took office in January.
Kevin Cooper, 33, from Redruth, is accused of killing David Alderson, who is originally from Rawtenstall, and whose body was found in disused mine works on January 18. Cooper is to face trial later this year accused of murdering the 72-year-old retired driving instructor, who was discovered in a shallow pool by a dog walker at Wheal Maid, near ... (more)
Birmingham City Council has announced plans to sell off the company which runs the National Exhibition Centre and National Indoor Arena.
The engines which keep many airliners in the skies today owe their origins to Sir Frank Whittle and the Waterloo cotton mill in Clitheroe From the spinning jenny to the jet engine, East Lancashire is responsible for a number of inventions used widely across the world.
LONDON barrister Sara Ibrahim has emerged as a serious challenger to Kate Hollern in the contest to become Blackburn's Labour candidate in the 2015 general election.
A Russian admiral issued an ultimatum to Ukraine's military in Crimea to surrender as Moscow said the crisis can be defused if the country agrees to take back its ousted pro-Moscow president.
The 64-year-old stood in the dock, hands clasped in front of him as he repeated "Not guilty" 10 times to each of the charges put to him at Minshull Street Crown Court, Manchester.
Same-sex marriage bells are ringing in a growing number of U.S. states and forward-thinking countries.
Mouloud Tahari from Birmingham is due to attend Westminster Magistrates' Court charged with facilitating terrorism overseas, West Midlands Police said.