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Masterchef cooks up a Guinness world record

MasterChef has been crowned the world's most successful cookery TV format.

TV and Film
Last year saw the highest rise in divorce rates

Divorce rates see highest rise since mid-1980s, figures show

Last year saw the highest rise in divorce rates in England and Wales for more than two decades, according to national figures.

Offbeat
Twitter announces new restrictions on hateful or pornographic images

Twitter announces new restrictions on hateful or pornographic images

Twitter is to introduce new restrictions on hateful and pornographic imagery as part of new plans to tackle abuse on the social media site.

Offbeat
NickKnowles - Every Kind Of People is released on November 10.

Nick Knowles unveils his debut music video

DIY SOS host Nick Knowles has unveiled his first music video ahead of the release of his debut album.

TV and Film
The walk will placethis Sunday, October22nd.

Ribble Rivers Trust's new walk route

The Ribble Rivers Trust are leading a free circular walk around Burnley’s rivers - the Calder and the Brun - to celebrate the newly-created river walk route.

News
Men using the smartphone dating app tend to select "hot" candidates

Tinder 'brings out basic mating instincts of men and women'

Tinder brings out the basic mating instincts of men and women as they choose between beauty and brains, a study has found.

Offbeat

VIP guest at Burnley primary school

The red carpet was rolled out for a VIP visitor to a Burnley primary school.
News
Stephen Ward is still Burnley's top scorer with 43 points

Manager of the month for September is crowned

It's that time again where we celebrate our latest winner of the Burnley Express Premier League Fantasy Football Manager of the Month.

Football

Harry Potter exhibition to feature broomsticks and crystal balls

Broomsticks, wands, crystal balls and a tombstone are going on show at the British Library in its highly-anticipated Harry Potter exhibition.
Offbeat
Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drunk woman kicked police officer

A drunken woman booted an officer when she and a friend were separated by police after an early hours fall-out in Colne, a court heard.

Crime
Joe McElderry in Joseph

Review: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat at Palace Theatre, Manchester

Camp as a row of tents, cheesy as a bag of Wotsits, and as religiously irreverent as you get..
News
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

Four out of five people would back tougher penalties for all road users, including cyclists, who break the rules of the road, a new study shows.

Transport

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

A photojournalist's image of a black rhino with its horns hacked off has seen him named Wildlife Photographer of Year.
Offbeat
Lady Clarets win a place in first round proper of FA Cup

Lady Clarets win a place in first round proper of FA Cup

A 4-1 victory over Wigan Athletic at the Prairie Sports Village on Sunday earned the Lady Clarets a place in the SSE Women’s FA Cup first round proper for the first time.

Clarets
Traffic jams on the UK's major roads could reach a peak next month

Traffic jams on major roads expected to hit peak in November

Traffic jams on the UK's major roads could reach a peak next month, new figures show.

Transport
Loans could be written off

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

Theresa May's decision to raise the threshold for repaying student loans could lead to three quarters of them being written off and it would be simpler and fairer to cut tuition fees, a think tank has said.

Education

VIDEO: Book reveals tales of McCartney, The Who, Tina Turner and more playing Lancaster University

GREG LAMBERT talks to co-author BARRY LUCAS about his amazing new book 'When Rock Went To College: Legends Live at Lancaster University 1969-1985'
News
Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drink-driver was not insured

A Padiham drink-driver was caught because he wasn’t insured and police behind him carried out a check, a court heard.

Crime
Mary Berry has been confirmed as a judge for the new series

BBC launch hunt for Britain’s Best Cook

The BBC is looking for Britain’s best cooks, to roast, boil and and bake it off in a new prime-time TV show.
Offbeat
Burnley Magistrates' Court

Sex offender failed to tell police he had moved

A convicted sex offender on the register for 10 years didn’t go to the police station to tell officers he had moved house, a court was told.
Crime
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