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10:39, 6 FEB 2013
Holidaymaker’s Tunisian riot hell
A holidaymaker from Accrington has spoken of the chaos in Tunisia where clashes between armed police and anti-government protesters left dozens dead.
¿Reunited after 50 years apart
A pair of teenage sweethearts have been reunited after more than 50 years apart.
Heroic PCSO saves airport traveller’s life
A community support officer saved a man’s life as he waited for his delayed plane at Manchester Airport.
Couple's pirate hijack terror
A COUPLE’S luxury cruise turned into a terrifying nightmare when a gang of armed pirates attacked their ship.
'Stan the Monkey' held at airport
A DISGRACED former Accrington Stanley mascot has been arrested at Manchester Airport and charged with breaches of sex offender regulations.
Lovers are jailed for 'appalling' murder
A WIFE and her lover who hatched a plot to butcher her unwanted husband in Pakistan have been jailed for life.
Murder charge man ‘tricked by his lover’
A MAN alleged to have killed his lover’s husband by repeatedly stabbing him in a hotel room in Pakistan has been double-crossed, a court heard.
Lovers accused of hotel murder
A CHEATING wife and her older lover flew across the world to murder her husband in a Pakistan hotel room, a court heard this week.
Man on terror charges
A MAN arrested in Church under the Terrorism Act of 2006 has been charged.
Security guard among five terror suspects held by police
FIVE men including a security guard at a Church firm are now being held by police in connection with an alleged terrorist plot to kill the Prime Minister.
Terror cops get more time to probe
POLICE have been given a second seven-day extension to question a man arrested in Church on suspicion of terrorist offences.
Man in terror arrest
A MAN was arrested in Church on Thursday night on suspicion of committing terrorist offences.
Fire station to go under the hammer
A DERELICT fire station is set to go under the hammer next week following years of arson and vandalism attacks.
Observer is one of the best
THE Observer has been officially named as runner-up in the annual BNFL North West Newspaper Awards.
Pair bailed on suspicion of hotel murder
AN ACCRINGTON woman arrested on suspicion of murdering a 21-year-old man in a Pakistan hotel has been re-bailed by police.
HIV charge for man arrested at airport
A MAN thought to have died in the Asian tsunami has appeared before magistrates charged with causing grievous bodily harm to a former partner by infecting her with the HIV virus.
Duo arrested at airport on suspicion of Pakistan murder
AN ACCRINGTON woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder in Pakistan.
Mum in Turkish bomb drama
HOLIDAYMAKER Tracy Simmonds was caught up in the horror of the Turkish bomb blasts which seriously injured 21 people this week. Tracy who was staying with her daughter Alana, 15, in the beach resort of Marmaris had been shopping in the street where the bus bomb went off, just hours before the drama unfolded.
Home sells for huge £645,000
A FORMER Accrington care home has been sold at auction for double the asking price.
Lancashire County Council
‘Don’t let care home become an eyesore’
A COUNCILLOR has called for a former Accrington care home, which failed to sell at auction, to be kept for community use.
Lancashire County Council
Care home up for auction
AN ACCRINGTON care home has finally closed - two years after being condemned as part of Lancashire County Council's controversial plan to axe old folk's homes across the county.
Sweethearts back from terror hotel
A NEWLY-married couple whose honeymoon was ruined when they were stranded in Kenya by terrorist attacks have vowed to fight for compensation for the £2,000 trip.