£125m rescue package for Monarch

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Monarch has secured £125 million of permanent capital and liquidity facilities from Greybull Capital

3:48pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Monarch Airlines has agreed a rescue deal which will see an investment firm pumping more than £100 million into the company, but also involves pay cuts of up to 30% for staff and hundreds of redundancies.

Salmond attacks Labour 'meltdown'

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Alex Salmond said "Labour's meltdown in Scotland has been created by Labour in London"

12:02am Sunday 26th October 2014

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond has accused Ed Miliband of being responsible for the "meltdown" of the Scottish Labour Party after the resignation of its leader Johann Lamont.

Merkel blow to PM's border reforms

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Labour is demanding Chancellor George Osborne reveal when he was informed of the EU surcharge

5:31pm Saturday 25th October 2014

David Cameron's hopes of clawing back control over Britain's borders from the EU have suffered a blow after Angela Merkel spelled out her opposition to fundamental change.

Cream guitarist Jack Bruce dies

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Cream guitarist Jack Bruce has died aged 71

4:14pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Jack Bruce, the composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist, died today of liver disease, aged 71.

HS2: Phase two plans to be outlined

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: A hub station in Crewe is expected to be part of the second stage of the HS2 scheme

3:48pm Saturday 25th October 2014

The city of Stoke-on-Trent is expected to miss out when the head of the £50 billion HS2 project outlines plans for phase two of the high-speed rail scheme next week.

Fourth Portsmouth jihadist 'killed'

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: The Foreign Office said it was aware of reports of the death of a British national in Syria

3:48pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A fourth jihadist fighter from the same UK city has been killed in Syria, it was reported today.

Hammond condemns Egypt bombing

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said he strongly condemns a terrorist attack in North Sinai

11:46am Saturday 25th October 2014

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has condemned a bombing in Egypt which is thought to have killed at least 26 soldiers.

Trolls target Queen's first tweet

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: The Queen passed a technological milestone with her first tweet to declare a new Science Museum gallery open

11:46am Saturday 25th October 2014

The Queen has been targeted by Twitter trolls after sending her first royal tweet.

Fines plan over nuisance calls

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Sajid Javid wants to change legal definitions to ensure that unacceptable behaviour is punished

11:46am Saturday 25th October 2014

Companies that bombard people with nuisance marketing calls will be more likely to face fines of up to £500,000, under Government proposals.

Driving licence fees to be slashed

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: The cost of obtaining and renewing driving licences is to fall

5:49am Saturday 25th October 2014

Young drivers facing the mounting costs of taking to the road might well breathe a little easier after the Government announced it was slashing the cost of obtaining a licence.

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