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Flood alerts remain after Lancashire battered by Storm Brian

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former police officer Jayson Lobo

Former Lancashire policeman jailed for secretly filming sex encounters with seven women

Crime
Lenders have been tweaking the rates they are offering upwards in recent weeks

Could your finances withstand rising mortgage rates?

Business
It's common to feel tired, stressed, and short-tempered in early parenthood.

Ask an expert: Why has my husband been so bad tempered and stressed since our baby was born?

Health

Pumpkin picking proves a big hit for Leyland farm

Business

Lancashire's railways through the lens

Transport

Dogs on the catwalk for Homeless Hounds

News

Some of largest mobile phone providers 'routinely overcharging loyal customers'

Business
The cost of childcare for young children has increased up to seven times faster than wages

Wages not keeping pace with 'spiralling' cost of childcare

Business
The money is designated as a cost recovery fee to reimburse police forces

Money collected by police from speeding drivers on courses rises by nearly a third

Transport

Flood alerts remain after Lancashire battered by Storm Brian

News
View from the base of St Walburges church steeple, looking down on Fylde Junction and the northern exit from Preston station in July 2009. This area was the site of the old Preston steam loco shed which was destroyed by fire in 1961

Lancashire's railways through the lens

Transport
The money is designated as a cost recovery fee to reimburse police forces

Money collected by police from speeding drivers on courses rises by nearly a third

Transport
Emergency services were called out to the scene of the accident at the busy junction

Police appeal for help after motorcyclist crash in Walton-le-Dale

Transport
Many would like to see tougher action against those who cycle aggressively

Tougher penalties backed for those who break rules of the road, survey shows

Transport

Former Lancashire policeman jailed for secretly filming sex encounters with seven women

Crime
Cuerden Valley Park

Camera plan to curb Lancashire beauty spot sex acts

Crime
Bishop Whitsey

Man who claims he was abused by Bishop: "He told me he agreed I had a calling from God."

Crime
Police would like to speak to this man in connection with their enquiries.

Woman threatened with knife in Chorley after row in supermarket car park

Crime

Nearly one in 10 pupils took term-time holidays in last year

Education
Loans could be written off

Threshold hike for student loan repayments could see 75% written off

Education

University robots to improve the care of older people, patients and autistic children

Education
Robot classroom assistants and virtual reality learning are part of the future

Robots as teaching assistants 'will become routine'

Education

Flood alerts remain after Lancashire battered by Storm Brian

News
Lenders have been tweaking the rates they are offering upwards in recent weeks

Could your finances withstand rising mortgage rates?

Business
The Leyland PumpKing! Anthony Slater, his mum Elaine and her brother David

Pumpkin picking proves a big hit for Leyland farm

Business
View from the base of St Walburges church steeple, looking down on Fylde Junction and the northern exit from Preston station in July 2009. This area was the site of the old Preston steam loco shed which was destroyed by fire in 1961

Lancashire's railways through the lens

Transport

Take a look at the amazing images competing for Wildlife Photographer of Year

Offbeat
The tropical storm was named a hurricane overnight

Britain set to be lashed by Ophelia's tail on anniversary of great storm

Environment
Michael Fish giving his infamous weather forecast in 1987

Michael Fish would not have got 1987 storm spot-on, even with supercomputer

Environment
Across the UK, 35 million plastic bottles and 20 million aluminium cans are sold every day

Councils could save £35m from cashback schemes for bottles and cans

Environment