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Tribunal finds trainee police officer of faking Covid-19 by drawing red lines on tests

A trainee police officer tried to fake having COVID-19 by drawing red lines on a lateral flow test, a tribunal has heard. In a bid to stay home from work, Ahmed Anwari told his training officer last December that he could not come in because of a positive lateral flow test result. But his ruse […]

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Mercedes van filled with donations to help Ukrainian war victims stolen

A Mercedes van filled with donations to help Ukrainian war victims has been stolen from a warehouse in Chorley, Lancashire on Sunday evening. Rev Bernard Cocker of Preston-based charity the International Aid Trust said CCTV footage showed two people in a small white van pulling up “and within three minutes our vehicle had gone”. “But […]

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Man fined $800 for failing to get dog microchipped, wearing collar and tag in public place

A dog owner was fined almost US$800 for breaking an “obvious” rule. Joel Maguire was billed US$793 when he failed to get his dog microchipped and ensure it was wearing its collar and tag in public. According to West Lancashire Borough Council, the pooch was handed over to them – who found it wasn’t microchipped […]

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Man who showed finger while passing a speed camera fined £1,000

A man  in England’s Great Harwood, Lancashire, was fined for showing finger to the speed camera despite being within the speed limit. Ben Baron, 44, showed the fingers with both hand to the speed camera to celebrate safely passing the speed camera and got fined. Baron was sent photos captured by the camera, along with […]

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Two people stabbed at UK Marks & Spencer, suspect arrested

A man stabbed a Marks & Spencer worker and a shopper hours after UK reopened non-essential stores. A local man, 57, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following the attack in Burnley, Lancashire Police said. The two women, a Marks & Spencer employee in her 40s and a shopper in her 60s, were rushed […]