Are you guilty of sending inappropriate emails?

A staggering 92.6 per cent of Brits think there are certain things you should never do over a work email, with the sending of inappropriate content, kisses and not addressing people correctly, taking the lead.
Apps for kids to explore the world of music

Top apps for introducing your kids to music

Want to introduce your child to music? There’s an app for that.
Charles Manson has died

Cult leader Charles Manson has died

Charles Manson, dubbed father of the world's worst family, has died aged 83.
Many schools are breaking up later this year

When do schools in Preston break-up for Christmas in 2017

We're all starting to prepare for Christmas and as the wrapping paper flies, it's sometimes easy to forget exactly when the school holidays start and end.
The 49-year-old has been in custody since Thursday afternoon on suspicion of the 19-year-old's murder.

Police continue to quiz man, 49, in Gaia Pope disappearance probe

Murder probe detectives are continuing to question a man believed to be known to missing teenager Gaia Pope over her suspicious disappearance.

Do you have one of these?

First edition Harry Potter book sells for £106,250 - here’s how to tell if you have one

A signed first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone has sold for a world record £106,250.
A Chinese-made Android TV box that was recalled by the EU

Illegal streaming devices entering UK fail safety tests

Households using illegal streaming devices should unplug them immediately to avoid the risk of a fire or electrical accident, campaigners have warned.
Harris, a family favourite for decades, was jailed for five years and nine months after being convicted of assaults which took place between 1968 and 1986.

Rolf Harris has one of 12 indecent assault convictions overturned

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has had one of 12 indecent assault convictions overturned by the Recorder of Preston, Judge Mark Brown and Lord Justice Treacy at the Court of Appeal.


Police launch 20-year anniversary appeal to catch killer of schoolgirl Kate Bushell

Twenty years on from the murder of 14-year-old Kate Bushell, her family has urged anyone holding onto vital information to ‘find it within themselves’ to come forward to police.

Do you have one of these coins?

Check your loose change - you could have a 50p worth hundreds in your pocket

Check your pockets, piggy-banks and down the back of the couch now, folks.

Meet the new hijab wearing Barbie

Meet the new hijab wearing Barbie

Mattel has made history by unveiling its first ever hijab wearing Barbie doll.
Anthea Turner faced some serious teasing

Anthea Turner trolled for hilarious Twitter blunder

Anthea Turner faced some serious teasing after she tweeted a request to cancel an order - but forgot to include the name of the company.

Tomy - My friend Pikachu

Pokemon gift guide - 2017

Pokemon burst onto the video game scene in Japan back in 1996, and today, over 20 years later, Pokemon fans are still discovering the wonder of collecting battling and discovering these cute little critters.

Chow Chows which have been smuggled in to the UK

'Record number' of illegal puppies seized ahead of Christmas rush, charity warns

Bootleg breeders are illegally smuggling thousands of puppies into Britain to meet Christmas demand, a dog welfare charity has warned.

The i-Que Intelligent Robot

Some 'smart' toys could be used by strangers to talk to children, Which? warns

A number of connected or "smart" toys expected to be top sellers this Christmas have "concerning vulnerabilities" that could pose a risk to child safety, a consumer group has warned.
Don't forget Santa needs to know your full name and address to reply.

When is the last date for getting those letters to Santa?

He already knows who's naughty and nice, but it doesn't harm to remind him
Ashton Memorial

Which are the best architecturally-designed buildings?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.
Paddington Bear

M&S Paddington Bear set to become must-have gift this Christmas after huge demand clears shelves

The M&S Paddington Bear is set to become the must have gift this Christmas after customers complained it has already sold out - and are selling online for double the value.

More than 200 Santa's took part in a walk from Chorley town centre to Rivington Pike and back to raise money for Derian House. Comedy Legend Tommy Cannon popped by to wave the Santa's off and also joined in with the warm-up. Chorley Silver Band were also on hand to play the walkers off who were led by a Scottish Piper. Picture by Paul Heyes, Saturday November 11, 2017.

Jingle all the way through Chorley

The festive season has certainly started in Chorley, with the arrival of more than 200 santas.

Winter misery

‘Mole-like’ Brits getting less than 10 hours of daylight a week during the winter

Brits are living a mole-like existence - seeing an average of less than 10 hours of daylight a WEEK during the winter months, a study has found.

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