BBC news for Lancashire

Anti-fracking protesters disrupt Eddie Stobart depots in Cheshire

"Direct action" anti-fracking campaigners target haulage company depots over its links with Cuadrilla.

Tower of London: First female Beefeater for 10 years

Soldier is only the second woman in history to become a Yeoman of the Guard at the Tower of London.

Temporary flood barriers tested in Ribchester

Ribchester was one of the worst affected areas during the winter 2015 floods.

Sexual predator who broke into houses guilty of sex assaults

Zsolt Suhaj broke into a number of homes in order to sexually assault and rape women.

Live BBC World News

Russia 'tried to hijack US election', says US senator

US senators also suggest Russian influence may have affected Britain's Brexit vote.

Kim Jong-nam's body released to North Korea

Malaysia's PM lifts the ban on moving the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader.

Israel approves first new West Bank settlement in 20 years

The new settlement is the first to be given in the go-ahead in two decades.

Ex-South Korean president Park Geun-hye arrested in corruption probe

Park Geun-hye is taken to a detention centre south of Seoul after a court approves her arrest.