Council to increase social worker numbers
A council which was criticised for having inadequate children's services is to spend £4.6m on recruiting social workers and hiring specialist staff.
Man jailed for killing love rival
A man who killed his girlfriend's estranged husband is jailed for five years.
England's Buttler stays with Lancashire
England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler signs a new three-year contract with Lancashire until 2019.
Shakespeare's first folios go on show
A selection of work by William Shakespeare considered the "Holy Grail of book collections" is to go on display.
Fracking approval reignites row
Approval for fracking in North Yorkshire raises the prospect of the controversial technique being allowed at other sites including those in Lancashire.
Abuse referrals for a fifth of children
One in five children born in England in a single year were referred to social services before the age of five, research by a Lancashire university suggests.