BBC news for Lancashire

Footballers Lee Tomlin and Billy Kee face GBH charges

Lee Tomlin and Billy Kee are charged in connection with an incident outside a nightclub.

Burnley lose to West Bromwich Albion

Substitute Hal Robson-Kanu scores the winner and is also shown a red card as West Brom make it two wins from two with victory at Burnley.

Northern, Southern and Merseyrail strikes set for September

The RMT said no progress had been made over the future of the role of guards, due to safety and job loss fears.

Fracking firm Cuadrilla drilling for shale gas in Lancashire

Cuadrilla starts drilling a pilot well to identify the best places for shale gas extraction.

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IS conflict: Iraq launches ground offensive in Tal Afar

Tal Afar, the last major city held by IS in Iraq, has been a target since the fall of Mosul in July.

Boston march against right-wing rally draws thousands

Anti-racism protesters converge on the "Free Speech" rally featuring right-wing speakers.

Erdogan critic Dogan Akhanli arrested in Spain

Germany accuses Turkey of intimidation after the detention of German-Turkish writer Dogan Akhanli.

Barcelona attack: Government says terror cell dismantled

The hunt continues for Younes Abouyaaqoub, who police say may have driven the van that killed 13.