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Lancashire: County of England
Lancashire is a non-metropolitan county and a ceremonial county in North West England. The county's administrative centre is Preston, while Lancaster is the county town. The borders of the administrative county were created by the Local Government Act 1972 and enclose a population of 1,449,300 and an area of 1,189 square miles (3,080 km2).

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Nancy Pelosi meets Roy Cropper on Coronation Street [Video]

Nancy Pelosi meets Roy Cropper on Coronation Street

Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi met Roy Cropper star David Neilson on a visit to the set of ITV's Coronation Street. The visit was part of this weekend's G7 Heads of Parliament..

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Hoyle and Pelosi arrive for Heads of Parliament Conference [Video]

Hoyle and Pelosi arrive for Heads of Parliament Conference

Speaker of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle has welcomed Speakers and Presiding Officers from G7 countries for a conference at Astley Hall in his Lancashire hometown of Chorley. The conference..

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Bob Willis Trophy final: Warwickshire finish off Lancashire to secure innings win

Warwickshire finish off Lancashire by an innings and 199 runs at Lord's to become the second winners of the Bob Willis Trophy.
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Bob Willis Trophy final: Warwickshire on verge of emphatic innings win against Lancashire

Bad light halts Warwickshire's march towards a huge innings win against Lancashire in the Bob Willis Trophy final.
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Bob Willis Trophy final: Will Rhodes & Rob Yates hit tons as Warwickshire make Lancashire suffer

Warwickshire skipper Will Rhodes and team-mate Rob Yates make centuries as the Bears build a huge lead over Lancashire in the Bob Willis Trophy final at Lord's.
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Bob Willis Trophy final: Bears build lead after bowling out Lancashire for 78 at Lord's

Warwickshire bowl out for Lancashire for 78 then reach 120-0 to seize control of the Bob Willis Trophy final at Lord's.
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County Championship: Lancashire victory ends Hampshire title hopes

Lancashire will become champions if Warwickshire fail to beat Somerset after a one-wicket win over Hampshire at Aigburth.
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County Championship: Lancashire beat Somerset by 10 wickets at Taunton

Lancashire beat Somerset by 10 wickets at Taunton to move into serious County Championship title contention.
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T20 Blast: Somerset beat Lancashire to reach T20 Blast Finals Day

Watch as Tom Abell hits an unbeaten 78 to fire Somerset to T20 Blast Finals Day with a seven-wicket victory over Lancashire Lightning.
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UK Conservationists create giant sponge to stop lowland towns flooding

uk conservationists create giant sponge to stop lowland towns flooding
Conservationists have created a giant sponge in the Lancashire hills to stop water flooding lowland towns - and reduce greenhouse gas emissions that accelerate global warming.
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T20 Blast: Luke Wood takes 4-20 as Lancashire beat Yorkshire to secure quarter-final place

Lancashire put aside a wobble with the bat to seal a T20 Blast quarter-final spot by beating Roses rivals Yorkshire.
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County Championship: Yorkshire v Lancashire abandoned due to unsafe ground

The Roses match between Yorkshire and Lancashire is abandoned with part of the ground still deemed unsafe.
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County Championship: James Anderson takes 1,000th first-class scalp

England's James Anderson takes six wickets - including his 1,000th first-class scalp - to help Lancashire reduce Kent to 24-7,
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T20 Blast: Ben Stokes and Joe Root help Durham and Yorkshire to victories

Ben Stokes and Joe Root are on the winning side for Durham and Yorkshire respectively, while Notts tie with Lancashire.
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Greater Manchester and Lancashire get rapid response teams and extra testing as variant cases rise

Greater Manchester and Lancashire are to receive a "strengthened package of support" to tackle a rise in the Delta coronavirus variant, Matt Hancock has announced.
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Hundreds of vehicles join convoy in memory of toddler killed in Lancashire explosion

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Hundreds of vehicles have driven in convoy along the Morecambe Promenade in memory of a toddler killed by a gas explosion.
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County Championship: Lancashire need eight wickets for chance of win against Yorkshire

Yorkshire's chances of saving their County Championship game against rivals Lancashire are dented after they lose two late wickets.
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County Championship: Keaton Jennings' ton helps Lancashire to big lead over Yorkshire

Keaton Jennings leads the way for Lancashire with 114 as they build a commanding lead over Yorkshire.
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Explosion that killed Lancashire toddler caused by cut gas pipe, say police

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An explosion that killed a toddler in Heysham, Lancashire, was caused by a cut gas pipe inside a property, police have said.
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Parents pay tribute to 'little angel' killed in early morning Lancashire blast

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The parents of a little boy who died this morning after a suspected gas explosion in Lancashire have paid tribute to their "beautiful little angel".
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Major incident declared after suspected gas explosion in Lancashire

A major incident has been declared after a suspected gas explosion at a residential area in Heysham, Lancashire.
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Beth Potter runs second-fastest road 5km ever - and potential world record

Britain's Beth Potter runs the second-fastest ever road 5km by a female athlete at a race in the Lancashire village of Barrowford.
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Shreyas Iyer: Lancashire sign India batsman for One-Day Cup

Lancashire sign top-order India batsman Shreyas Iyer for the group stages of the One-Day Cup.
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Boy, 17, killed after 'metal pole touched electrical line' in Lancashire

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Blackburn Rovers 1-2 Preston North End: Lilywhites hold on to seal derby win

Preston North End edge out Lancashire rivals Blackburn Rovers after three goals in a frantic first half at Ewood Park.
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England in India 2021: Liam Livingstone in Twenty20 squad

Lancashire batsman Liam Livingstone is included in England's Twenty20 squad for next month's tour of India.
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Burnley takeover: New owner Alan Pace promises 'unique' approach

New Burnley owner Alan Pace says he will interact with fans and live in the Lancashire town's community after taking over the Clarets.
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