Finger horror kidnappers are jailed

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Kidnappers who cut off their victim's finger in a ransom bid are behind bars

11:42pm Monday 26th January 2015

Kidnappers who sliced off a man's finger in a ransom plot have been jailed.

1D star's cousin goes on The Voice

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Harris is hoping for a favourable reception from the Voice judges

7:31pm Monday 26th January 2015

A cousin of One Direction star Liam Payne is hoping for singing success of his own as he features among contestants in BBC1's The Voice.

Watson in Beauty and the Beast role

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Emma Watson will play Belle in a live-action remake of the Disney classic

7:31pm Monday 26th January 2015

Actress Emma Watson will play Belle in a live-action remake of Disney's animated classic Beauty and the Beast.

Osborne urges Greece responsibility

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: George Osborne said Syriza's policies appeared "very difficult to deliver"

12:15am Monday 26th January 2015

George Osborne has urged Greece's new leaders to act "responsibly" after anti-austerity party Syriza triumphed in elections.

Fracking u-turn 'recognises risks'

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: MPs have called for a 'moratorium' over shale gas exploration

12:15am Monday 26th January 2015

Government concessions on fracking show the "monolithic consensus" on the issue is crumbling, Greenpeace has claimed.

Lane ordained as first woman bishop

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: The Rev Libby Lane during a service at York Minster where she was consecrated as the eighth Bishop of Stockport

3:13am Monday 26th January 2015

The first female Church of England bishop has described her consecration service as an "occasion of prayer and of party".

2014 'one of warmest on record'

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: 2014 has been ranked as one of the hottest years across the globe since records began

1:11pm Monday 26th January 2015

Analysis by UK climate experts has ranked 2014 as one of Earth's warmest years in records dating back to 1850.

Hay-fever pills in Alzheimer's link

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Some medicines, including sleep aids and anti-histamines, have been linked to an increase in the risk of Alzheimer's disease, a study claims

4:01pm Monday 26th January 2015

Over-the-counter sleeping aids and hay-fever treatments can increase the risk of Alzheimer's, a study has found.

'I'm an idiot' says Cumberbatch

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Benedict Cumberbatch has been criticised for using the word 'coloured' on a US talk show

6:26pm Monday 26th January 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch tonight apologised after talking about "coloured actors" on US television, saying he had been "an idiot".

Home health checks plan for elderly

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:  Labour says its new safety checks would help older people keep out of hospital

10:38pm Monday 26th January 2015

Vulnerable elderly people in England could be offered safety checks to identify health risks in their homes, under a Labour plan to cut the cost of unnecessary admissions to hospitals.


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