Attenborough family in charity plea

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Acclaimed director and actor Lord Attenborough died on Sunday aged 90

2:07pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Lord Attenborough's family have asked fans who want to pay tribute to the Oscar winner to make a donation to the care home where he spent his final years.

Tesco gives ice profits to charity

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Both sides of the referendum debate have embraced the ice bucket challenge

12:35pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Tesco has donated the profits from its ice cube sales to charity and challenged other supermarkets to do the same in the wake of the ice bucket challenge craze.

Baker loses cool as dessert binned

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Iain Watters has become the latest contestant to exit The Great British Bake Off

9:02pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Baker Iain Watters went into meltdown during The Great British Bake Off, losing his cool and hurling his Baked Alaska into the bin after it failed to set.

EU leaders to debate Ukraine crisis

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: David Cameron has spoken to Angela Merkel about an upcoming European summit

8:54pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

European leaders will discuss ways to continue the pressure on Russian president Vladimir Putin and ease the crisis in Ukraine, Downing Street has said.

Banksy art sale saves youth club

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Dennis Stinchcombe, of Broad Plain club in Bristol, with Banksy artwork Mobile Lovers

4:02pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A Banksy artwork which was painted on a wall outside a cash-strapped youth club has been sold to a private collector for £403,000.

Business focus in referendum debate

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Alistair Darling and Gordon Brown during a Better Together Scottish referendum event at Marryat Hall in Dundee, Scotland.

1:13am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Scotland's business community has taken centre-stage in the independence campaign today as 130 company chiefs insisted the case for leaving the UK ''has not been made''.

Fine for RBS over mortgage advice

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Royal Bank of Scotland has been fined £14.5 million by the City regulator

7:33am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Royal Bank of Scotland is to pay a fine of £14.5 million after it failed to address serious failings in its advice to mortgage customers for nearly a year after being alerted by the City regulator.

Terror 'drum beat has changed'

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Would-be jihadis should lose their British passports Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe said

9:18am Wednesday 27th August 2014

British extremists who go to fight abroad should be stripped of their passports , the country's most senior police officer has said.

Police training building to be sold

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Police training in a mock-up plane crash incident in the grounds of Bramshill House

5:02pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A 402-year-old Grade-I listed building which has been used as a police training college for decades is to be sold and turned into a residential site.

Cheryl has got better - Cowell

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Cheryl Fernandez-Versini arrives at the X-Factor press launch at the Ham Yard Hotel, Soho, London.

6:40pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

X Factor boss Simon Cowell has said co-star Cheryl Fernandez-Versini is a better judge for being away from the show for a few years.


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