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Man who obtained personal data of 165,000 Just Eat customers pleads guilty to hacking

A cybercriminal has admitted hacking the websites of companies including Uber, Sainsbury's and Argos in a bid to obtain customers' details to sell on the dark web.
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Police are warning motorists about the danger to pets that anti-freeze can pose.

Police issue warning after cats poisoned by anti-freeze

Two cats have died after being poisoned by anti-freeze in the Ribble Valley prompting the police to issue a warning to pet owners and motorists.

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Police have arrested a man in connection with a serious assault

Hammer attack suspect arrested

Detectives investigating a hammer attack on a Burnley pensioner have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Burnley teen faces imitation firearm charges

A teenager appeared in court, accused of possessing an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

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Some 1,727 motorists were questioned by the RAC.

Drivers admit getting behind wheel when they may have been over drink limit

Around five million drivers believe they have got behind the wheel while over the drink-drive limit at least once in the past year, according to new research.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Pedestrian trapped under car of drink drug driver

A teenage drug, drink and dangerous driver who hit a pedestrian and trapped him under his car, could be facing jail.

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Defendant Susan Burnett did not indicate a plea.

Nelson woman accused of pocketing £71,000 from Burnley care home

A woman has appeared in court, accused of stealing more than £71,000 from her boss whilst she was a manager of a Burnley care home.
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REGIONAL NEWS: Woman who has faced 'unimaginable trauma' to have daughter taken from her care

A woman who suffered the "unimaginable trauma" of seeing two children die when they were babies must have an 18-month-old daughter taken from her care and placed for adoption even though she has caused the youngster no harm, a family court judge has ruled.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Bare-chested drunk racially abused bouncer

A bare-chested drunk who racially abused a bouncer told police he had been “wasted out of his mind on beer and cocaine”.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Family feud caused punch in pub

An attacker punched a man in a Burnley pub, after the victim’s son assaulted the defendant’s father with a piece of wood, a court heard.

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Demi Pearson, 14, her eight-year-old brother Brandon and seven-year-old sister Lacie died in the blaze in Worsley, Greater Manchester, on Monday.

Two charged with murder over house fire that killed three children

Two people have been charged with murder after a house fire left three children dead.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Woman glassed ex's mother in bar brawl

A woman glassed her ex's mother, inflicting a gash on her forehead, two black eyes and leaving her scarred, a court was told.

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Police are appealing for information

Man exposed himself to teenage girl

Police are appealing for information after a man exposed himself to a teenager in Burnley.

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Greater Manchester Police said three men, aged 23, 20 and 18, and a 20-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Five quizzed over suspected murder of three children who died after house fire

Five people are being questioned over the suspected murder of three children who died after a house fire.

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Lancashire has fewer roads officers, says a report

Lancashire Police vow as nationwide alcohol breath tests see dramatic fall

The number of alcohol breath tests deployed by police on England’s roads has fallen by a quarter in the last five years, a new report has said.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Businessman smashed love rival's Audi with spanners

A spurned businessman smashed up his Barnoldswick love rival's prized Audi after the victim told him the defendant's two children had started calling him "dad" a court was told.

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Two fire engines were on the scene.

Fire engines called out to 'suspicious' fire in terraced house

Two fire engines were called out to reports of a fire in a mid-terraced house on Saturday night (December 9).

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VIDEO: CCTV appeal launched following serious assault on elderly man

Detectives investigating a serious assault in Burnley have released CCTV footage of a man they want to identify in connection with the attack.

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Lancashire Police are appealing for help in finding missing woman

Lancashire Police are searching for a woman in her 50s.

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Beverley Saville

Police appeal for missing woman

Police are appealing for the public’s help in tracking down a missing Burnley woman.
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