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Canadian chocolatier Shyte goes viral for hilarious name

A Canadian chocolatier has the internet in hysterics after eagle-eyed Scots spotted his very cheeky brand name online.

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Toddler is caught on camera having a spot of difficulty with the word 'goldfish'

This hilarious video shows an adorable two-year-old girl repeatedly trying to say 'goldfish' but instead pronouncing it 'gold SH*T'.
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Bruce Goodridge took this picture of a blow-up doll during a beach clean in St Annes. He said it was 'something a bit different'.

Blow up doll is one of ‘strangest finds ever’ on St Annes beach

The sight of litter washing up on the beach is sadly still all to common – but one man helping to keep our seafront tidy was rather surprised to stumble across this blow up doll.

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Michael Parkinson with Judi Dench on his show in 2004

Parky: Men feel under threat for the merest indication they might be flirting

Sir Michael Parkinson has said men feel "under threat" over the "merest" sign that they could be flirting.

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A petition received more than 4,800 supporters.

Bell End saved after residents petition to keep street's historic name

A street called Bell End is to keep its name after thousands of people signed a petition to save it.

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Fortnite Battle Royale

Fortnite Battle Royale - Why a computer game has turned into an obsession for Lancashire kids

Are you a parent whose child has been glued to their computer screen for hours on end?

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DID YOU KNOW? Today is Winston Churchill Day

On April 9th in 1963, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill became the second person to become an Honorary Citizen of the United States.

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WATCH: The best trampoline parks in Lancashire

Looking for somewhere to bounce and run wild?
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Price hikes listed: All the prices & charges being increased from April

While wages can often be sat at the same level for years on end, sadly the same can't be said about prices and charges.
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‘Free piece of lettuce’ offered to customer who left one-star review after giveaway snub

A Blackpool restaurant promised ‘a free piece of lettuce’ to a customer who left them a one-star review after they didn’t offer her free food.

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At least three children and a woman have died in a fire that broke out in a multi-story shopping center in the Siberian city of Kemerovo.

Shopping centre fire in Russia kills at least 48 people

A fire at a shopping centre in the Siberian city of Kemerovo has killed at least 48 people, Russian officials said on Monday.
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Photo Neil Cross'Scott Felton examining some of the memorabilia and personal effects belonging to George Formby found in an office clearance

Long-lost George Formby haul discovered hidden in office

It couldn’t have turned out nicer for George Formby devotees heading for a special get-together in Lancashire today.

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In a video published by The Sun, the co-pilot can be seen completing paperwork with a virtual owl dancing on the screen beside him.

Easyjet says passengers not at risk as pilots 'played with Snapchat at 30,000 ft'

EasyJet has said footage of two of its pilots playing a Snapchat game while flying a plane full of passengers "falls short" of its standards but insisted the safety of travellers was not compromised.
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Does losing an hours sleep leave you wiped out?

Top tips on how to survive the clock going forward

With the clocks going forward on 25 March 2018, The Sleep Council is offering advice on how to survive the ‘lost hour'.

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Ant McPartlin has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving, according to reports.

Ant McPartlin 'arrested on suspicion of drink-driving'

Ant McPartlin has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving, according to reports.
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How many of these Lanky words do you know?

12 words and phrases you'll only know if you are from Lancashire

Lancashire is not only the greatest county in England, but we also talk reet good as well.
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The exciting scheme, could give thousands of British 18-year-olds the chance to travel around Europe for free PIC: EURAIL

Free Interrail passes planned for thousands of 18-year-olds

An exciting scheme, which could give thousands of British 18-year-olds the chance to travel around Europe for free, has been announced by the EU.

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Would you consider being intimate with a robot?

One in three people in the UK would become intimate with a robot

Whilst going on a date with a humanoid robot doesn’t sound as appealing as it may have done two years ago, a new study has found that one in three would contemplate having sexual relations with one, with seven out of 10 admitting they wouldn’t consider it cheating if they or their partner did.
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Disneyland Paris has announced it is holding open auditions in the UK to recruit its new character, dancing and parade stars.

Calling all Elsa's and Spidermen: Audition dates announced for Disneyland Paris

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a Disney princess or a real life Marvel superhero? Here's your chance.
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Spring is in the air

When do the clocks go forward in 2018?

The light nights are coming - and hopefully they’ll bring some warmer weather with them.

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