The freezing temperatures in the United States have caused an escaped inmate to turn himself back in.
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Saturday 25 December 2010
A man arrested in connection with the death of a woman mauled by a dog at her home was released on bail today.
Friday 24 December 2010
The man believed to be the owner of the dog which mauled to death a woman at her home was arrested tonight.
Thursday 25 November 2010
The National Lottery has urged players to check their tickets in case they are one of four missing millionaire winners.
Wednesday 10 November 2010
The stereotypical Muslim school is an institution that isolates itself from the wider community; an establishment that places more emphasis on religious observance than educational attainment. As we report today, the Tauheedul Islam Girls' School in Blackburn confounds that stereotype. Tauheedul began as an independent faith school and entered the state system in 2006. It has the second-best performance of any non-selective school in the country at GCSE level. And now the local council has asked Tauheedul's management to help turn around another struggling state school in the area – a task the school's head, Hamid Patel, is relishing.
Wednesday 10 November 2010
On the face of it the two schools have nothing in common apart from the city they share.
Sunday 07 November 2010
Friday 29 October 2010
Blackburn's prospective new owners will consider selling naming rights to Ewood Park to raise funds. Indian poultry giant Venky's are expected to complete a deal to take over the Lancashire club in the next month.
Friday 22 October 2010
Blackburn have completed the signing of French midfielder Herold Goulon on an initial two-year contract.
Monday 27 September 2010
Saturday 25 September 2010
A Roman Catholic primary school in the heart of an Asian community in Lancashire looks set to become the first in the country to convert to an Islamic faith school.
Friday 24 September 2010
Veteran DJ Tony Blackburn is to return to BBC chart countdowns - nearly three decades after leaving Radio 1's chart show, it was announced today.
Saturday 21 August 2010
The number of "crash for cash" scams where drivers stage accidents to claim on insurance is increasing around the country, figures showed today.
Wednesday 04 August 2010
A wealthy Indian businessman has emerged as a possible buyer for Blackburn.
Monday 02 August 2010
Four men were convicted today of murdering a couple in a bungled honour killing arson attack.
Wednesday 30 June 2010
An innocent couple perished in a house fire when four arsonists got the wrong address in a botched honour killing, a court heard. Abdullah Mohammed, 41, and his wife, Aysha, 39, died after an accelerant was poured in their letterbox and set alight.
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