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Blackburn station

'Terrifying' incident on Blackburn to Manchester train as man tells passengers he wants to 'sacrifice them to God'

DRAMA: Police at the scene of the attack

PICTURES/VIDEO: Manhunt after woman dragged into alleyway and gang raped in ‘extremely traumatic’ attack

SCENE: The Safestyle UK base in Rising Bridge where raiders struck and made off with £10,000 in wages

UPDATE: Manhunt launched after £10,000 worth of wages stolen from Safestyle UK staff

PAEDOPHILE: James Blackie

Convicted paedophile faces long prison sentence after abducting and sexually assaulting boy

Royal Blackburn Hospital

Man dies at Royal Blackburn Hospital after falling over on bus

Blackburn man charged with administering noxious substance to wife and putting video equipment in her bedroom

Blackburn man charged with administering noxious substance to wife and putting video equipment in her bedroom

Blackburn magistrates

IN THE DOCK: 4 people who have appeared at Blackburn magistrates this week

Officers were called to an address in Throstle Street

Police investigation launched after two cars set on fire in Blackburn

EYE-CATCHING: Ciara

IN PICTURES: Art student brightens up abandoned buildings in Blackburn town centre

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Preston Crown Court

Blackburn pair charged with child neglect after baby suffers fractured legs and ribs

CHEERS: Jayne and Ray Copeland raise a glass on their wedding anniversary

Couple celebrate anniversary by recreating first date and engagement at pub - with original £21 receipt

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Blackburn magistrates

Drink-driver hit elderly woman while his young children sat in the back of car

She was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital

Woman's knee cap shattered after being hit by car in Blackburn

The market has been earmarked for closure

MARKET BOMBSHELL: Anger over plan to bulldoze ‘beating heart’ of Darwen town centre

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Sarah Jane Aspinall

UPDATE: Missing Accrington woman found safe and well

PASSED: A clean bill of health has been given to staff at Calderstones Hospital

Calderstones Hospital rated 'good' - just 14 months after trust blasted for series of failings

Sport

Paul Lambert

Paul Lambert plans to strengthen Blackburn Rovers squad further in loan window

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IN PICTURES: Blackburn Rovers' top 10 highest transfer fees paid

IN PICTURES: Blackburn Rovers' top 10 highest transfer fees paid

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PRESSURE: Joey Barton

THREE TALKING POINTS: Burnley 1 Hull City 0

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Rovers fans were in good voice at the Riverside

FAN GALLERY: Middlesbrough 1 Blackburn Rovers 1

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GOOD RUN: Tom Heaton

‘Excellent’ week of training set up Hull City win, says Burnley skipper Tom Heaton

Craig Short (left) with Gary Bowyer

Former Blackburn Rovers player and coach Craig Short returns to work with Derby County

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RELIABLE: Ben Mee’s recent form has earned praise from his manager Sean Dyche

Sean Dyche hails 'reliable' Burnley defender Ben Mee after position switch

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Rovers league debutant Tony Watt is blocked off by Boro’s Daniel Ayala on Saturday

Kevin Gallacher column: Blackburn Rovers boss beginning to put jigsaw pieces into place

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IMPACT: Midfielder Joey Barton’s influence since arriving at Burnley on a free transfer has been recognised by his Turf Moor team-mates

Sam Vokes: Joey Barton is very important to Burnley - he gets stuck in

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Jason Steele

Blackburn Rovers keeper Jason Steele hoping for Ewood Park sell-out for FA Cup clash

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OUTSTANDING: Joey Barton has been an asset to Burnley since his free transfer in August

Willie Irvine column: Pouncing on Tigers is a boost for Burnley players

HOME IMPROVEMENTS: Stanley boss John Coleman wants more from his players in next two home games

Accrington Stanley boss John Coleman plots quick revenge against Carlisle

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SMILES: Hawks rode their luck after a slow start against Sheffield

Chris Arnone: Great to see Blackburn Hawks goals being shared around

COLIN HORNE 31.01.16....Accrington Archery Academy.....Olympic coach Lloyd Brown chats with Barrowford's Lewis Iveson.... (54314971)

Academy is on target when it comes to archery

National Sport

Jordan Rhodes, right, netted a last-minute equaliser for Middlesbrough

Jordan Rhodes' first goal for Middlesbrough earns draw at MK Dons

Tevita Cavubati has been banned for nine weeks after being found guilty of a biting offence

Worcester lock Tevita Cavubati handed nine-week ban for biting

Eoin Morgan felt his England bowlers were below-par

England skipper Eoin Morgan staying positive despite heavy defeat

Tennis is facing a new scandal

Tennis facing fresh scandal with two officials banned and four suspended

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