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Six Preston North End players who were arrested on Thursday in connection with spot-fixing allegations, have been released on bail.
A popular recently-retired headteacher has died suddenly after a short illness.
A masked robber apologised as he and an accomplice raided a Lancashire club.
A village school headteacher has been charged with sex offences against a young boy, dating back more than 10 years.
A travel agent and money transfer business was used as a front to launder more than £84,000 cash, which was found stuffed into Tesco carrier bags.
A hospital has apologised to a suspected heart attack patient who was left to sleep on a chair in a waiting area overnight because of a lack of beds.
Education bosses have defended a decision to close a struggling high school.
Preston North End boss Simon Grayson says he is ‘100%’ behind the PNE players who were arrested over allegations of spot-fixing.
A well-known pub landlord has died aged 70 after a long illness.
Police are hunting a well-dressed raider after an armed robbery at a city centre building society.