Judges cut sex abuse GP's sentence

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Family GP Dr Davinder Jeet Bains used a secret camera inside his James Bond-style wristwatch to record himself abusing female patients

7:08pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A family doctor who filmed himself sexually abusing female patients with his James Bond-style wristwatch has had his sentence cut from 12 to 10 years on appeal.

Usain Bolt hails 'awesome' Games

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Jamaica's Usain Bolt arrives to watch the netball match between Jamaica and New Zealand at the SECC

1:35am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt said he is having an "awesome" Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after reports he slurred the event.

Ebola spread in UK 'most unlikely'

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Health professionals have been warned to be vigilant for signs of the deadly ebola virus (Centres for Disease Control and Prevention/PA)

7:01am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has sought to reassure the public over fears that Ebola could spread in Britain as experts met to discuss the "very serious threat" from the largest ever outbreak of the disease.

PM announces further £3m Gaza aid

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: A Palestinian man rests after receiving treatment for injuries caused by an Israeli strike at a UN school in the Jebaliya refugee camp (AP)

10:46am Wednesday 30th July 2014

The Prime Minister announced an extra £3 million aid for Gaza today as he again called for an unconditional ceasefire to stop the conflict.

Dementia cases surge 62% in 7 years

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: The number of people diagnosed with dementia has soared in the last seven years, figures show

11:27am Wednesday 30th July 2014

The number of people diagnosed with dementia has soared in the last seven years, new figures show.

No review over Rolf Harris sentence

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Rolf Harris's sentence for a string of indecent assaults will not be referred for review, the Attorney General has decided

11:53am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Convicted paedophile Rolf Harris will not see his jail term challenged by the Government's chief legal adviser for being too lenient.

Gunman guilty of Pc murder bid

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: James Leslie was found guilty of attempted murder

12:43pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A gunman who blasted a police officer on his doorstep then laughed as he cycled away from the scene has been convicted of attempted murder.

Seven Britons evacuated from Libya

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: The Government is advising against all travel to Libya to reflect the ongoing security situation and increase in violence

1:42pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A small number of British nationals have been evacuated from Libya amid ongoing unrest in the country, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has said.

Fire rips through 144-year-old pier

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Crowds gather at Eastbourne Pier where a devastating fire has ripped through the Grade II listed structure

4:29pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

More than 140 years of history went up in flames today as a devastating fire ripped through Eastbourne Pier.

Police marksman on a murder charge

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Azelle Rodney's mother Susan Alexander (centre) has welcomed the decision to charge a  former police officer with her son's murder.

1:33pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A former police marksman is to be charged with murdering a robbery suspect in a landmark prosecution.






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