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The Fall - chilling, remorseless and glacially stylish

According to an online dictionary I consulted –purely for the purposes of this first paragraph – the word ‘glacial’ can be defined in three ways.

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Nicola Adam, Group Editor

Thanks love, but my name is Nicola

We’ve all been there. When a complete stranger calls you ‘love’ or ‘darling’, how do you react?

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It’s a dog’s life for pooch and his park chums

Mums with their first toddlers are the biggest humblebraggers of them all.

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This little lady is on sale at GB Antiques Centre for �25

Porcelain: Don’t confuse Nao with Lladró

Looking at the world of antiques with Allan Blackburn...

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Severe blow kills girl almost instantly

Severe blow kills girl almost instantly

Looking back at historic crimes with Keith Johnson...

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You just can’t beat a parent’s gut instinct

At the risk of stating the obvious, being a parent is the toughest job any of us will do.

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1995 library filer of Chris Moncrieff. Photo by Peter Smith/PA

What now for Labour as Corbyn lives on?

Traditional Labour supporters will be in despair at the victory of Jeremy Corbyn in the leadership battle.

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Nicola Adam, Group Editor

Are we mean or green?

The late, great, HG Wells once said “moral indignation is jealousy with a halo”.

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Bishop of Lancaster Rt Rev Geoff Pearson

Column: Children an inspiration in shrugging off hardship

It is nearly 12 months since the floods hit St Michael’s-on-Wyre when it was a miracle that the CofE primary School was able to stage its nativity play.

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Aasma Day

Binging on box sets can save your relationship

It’s official, watching television works wonders for your relationship.

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LEP Columnist Barry Freeman

We have nothing to fear but imminent coup

Those now arguing for so-called ‘Hard Brexit’ without a further referendum are to be feared.

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Robert Glenister as Bobby Day, Lesley Sharp as Lucy Cannonbury, Dino Fetscher as Alec Wayfield, and Indira Varma as Nina Suresh in ITVs drama Paranoid

They are paranoid, and I am out to get them

The coppers in the new crime drama Paranoid (ITV, Thursdays, 9pm) are a bit of a rum lot.

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What’s the story when you pine for Balamory?

When you’ve got teenage kids it isn’t like having children anymore, more like housemates who don’t lift a finger.

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Rt Rev Geoff Pearson, Bishop of Lancaster

Column: Recognise and celebrate all of the positives refugees bring

Last weekend my oldest grandchild was six years old and had a party.

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Allan Blackburn

Getting hooked on fishing nostalgia

Looking at antiques with Allan Blackburn...

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Is a swagger enough to send someone to jail?

As a lifelong swaggerer, I have long been aware that a walk says a lot about a person.

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1995 library filer of Chris Moncrieff. Photo by Peter Smith/PA

Will Osborne play thorn in May’s side?

The sacked Chancellor George Osborne is showing all the signs of becoming Theresa May’s bete noire on the Government backbenches, the dreaded “loose cannon” firing random missiles designed to make life uncomfortable for a Government he considers too right-wing.

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I did it!

Ride Across Britain Day 9: I made it!

So. 970 miles, 23 counties, three countries, two lost toenails, one strapped knee and a really sore backside later - but I made it across Britain on my bike.

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Base camp in the shadow of Ben Nevis

Ride Across Britain Day 8: The end is in sight

The end is well and truly in sight now.

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LEP Columnist Barry Freeman

Leaky boat in a sea of sharks should be sunk

Every so often a little story comes along which lays bare a bigger picture.

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