Robinson treated for lung tumour

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: BBC political editor Nick Robinson is being treated for a lung tumour

4:38pm Saturday 28th February 2015

BBC political editor Nick Robinson is being tre ated for a tumour but hopes to be back at work in time to cover the general election campaign, his agent said.

Call to improve social mobility

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Politicians have been urged to address the issue of social mobility

12:10am Saturday 28th February 2015

The UK could become a "permanently divided nation" unless political leaders commit to measures to reduce poverty and improve social mobility, a major report has found.

Five arrested amid Pegida protests

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Liberty GB leader Paul Weston speaks during the first Pegida Rally

12:10am Saturday 28th February 2015

Police have arrested five people during a major operation to keep Britain's first anti-Islam Pegida rally and a larger group of counter demonstrators apart.

William turned into samurai warlord

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: The Duke of Cambridge is dressed as a Samurai king during a visit to the set of a historical drama at NHK Public Broadcasting Studios on the third day of his visit to Japan. (PA)

6:01am Saturday 28th February 2015

With a sword in his hand, a glittering helmet on his head and a regal tunic on his shoulders the Duke of Cambridge looked every inch a samurai warlord after visiting a TV studios.

We still want immigration cut - May

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Home Secretary Theresa May admitted immigration figures were "disappointing"

2:15pm Saturday 28th February 2015

Home Secretary Theresa May has insisted the Government remains committed to reducing immigration, despite breaking its promise to keep it down.

Hundreds hit by airport power cut

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Flights are suspended at East Midlands Airport

2:15pm Saturday 28th February 2015

Hundreds of passengers had their flights delayed after a power cut at East Midlands airport.

Becky family 'prepared for worst'

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Volunteers join the search for missing 16-year-old Rebecca Watts in a park near Oldbury Court Estate in Bristol.

10:29am Saturday 28th February 2015

The family of missing teenager Rebecca Watts say they are "prepared for the worst" as searches for the quiet 16-year-old continue.

Call to restore defence spending

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Sir John Sawers was head of MI6

9:24am Saturday 28th February 2015

A former spy chief has joined calls for UK defence spending to be restored to counter the security threat posed by Russian aggression.

Cameron condemns Nemtsov murder

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Boris Nemtsov at an opposition rally in Moscow in 2012 (AP)

12:31am Saturday 28th February 2015

David Cameron has condemned the "callous murder" of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov and said the crime "must be fully, rapidly and transparently investigated, and those responsible brought to justice".

Jihadi John 'dead man walking' fear

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Jihadi John, identified as Kuwait-born Mohammed Emwazi, exchanged emails with a journalist in 2010

12:10am Saturday 28th February 2015

A British man identified in reports as the Islamic State (IS) executioner known as "Jihadi John" feared he was a "dead man walking" after run-ins with security services before fleeing to Syria to begin his reign of terror, email exchanges with a journalist have claimed.


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