Star-studded end for Harry's games

Blackpool Citizen: The Kaiser Chiefs are among the acts performing at the closing ceremony of the Invictus Games

9:27am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Prince Harry is to rock out with Foo Fighters and Kaiser Chiefs after they were signed up to head the bill for the closing ceremony of the Invictus Games which he launched.

Jail for cancer hospital fraudster

Blackpool Citizen: Stacey Tipler was jailed for four years

11:07am Tuesday 29th July 2014

An NHS worker who played an integral role in a fraud that saw more than half a million pounds drained from a world-leading cancer hospital was jailed for four years today.

Ads targeted in web piracy campaign

Blackpool Citizen: Websites suspected of piracy offences face disruption to their advertising in a new crackdown

11:07am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Websites alleged to be offering pirated material are to have their advertising revenue disrupted in a ground-breaking initiative.

Gamers 'hear sounds after play'

Blackpool Citizen: People who play video games 'intensively' can hear associated sounds afterwards, research has shown

11:07am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Video-gamers can still hear the sounds from their computer games, such as explosions, screams or music, long after they have finished playing, research suggests.

Rigby killers given £212k legal aid

Blackpool Citizen: Fusilier Lee Rigby was hacked to death by British Muslim converts Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale in Woolwich, south-east London, on May 22 last year

11:07am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Soldier Lee Rigby's killers were handed more than £200,000 in taxpayer-funded financial support to pay their legal bills.

PM calls for 'immediate' ceasefire

Blackpool Citizen: Palestinian fishermen run to inspect the damage at the storage area at the port where they keep their nets and equipment in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, hit by an Israeli strike

11:07am Tuesday 29th July 2014

David Cameron has called for an "unconditional, immediate, humanitarian ceasefire" in Gaza to bring a halt to more than three weeks of violence which has claimed the lives of about 1,100 Palestinians and 55 Israelis.

Mothers 'turn to Google before GP'

Blackpool Citizen: Some 26% of mothers said they would go online for information if their child was poorly, a poll shows

10:17am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Mothers are more likely to turn to "Dr Google" than their family doctor to seek advice if their child is poorly, a poll suggests.

IVA personal insolvencies on rise

Blackpool Citizen: The number of people going insolvent in England and Wales has risen by 8% on the last quarter

6:26am Tuesday 29th July 2014

The number of people taking out a type of personal insolvency where money is shared out between creditors has surged to its highest level since records started in 1987, according to official figures.

Pensioner death sparks murder probe

Blackpool Citizen: Police have launched a murder investigation after an elderly woman found injured in her Edinburgh home died.

9:40am Tuesday 29th July 2014

An 85-year-old woman found seriously injured in her own home has died.

Sunnier outlook for rainy regions

Blackpool Citizen: A commuter walks through a flooded Worthing train station underpass after storms hit the area (@travelsportcopy/PA)

7:22am Tuesday 29th July 2014

The sun will make a welcome return across the country over the next couple of days as areas hit by flash floods continue the clear-up.






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