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Exclusive: Failures in breast cancer screening at Royal Lancaster Infirmary

Confidential data obtained by Granada Reports shows 12 cases of cancer were missed by one radiologist at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary prior to 2011.

Two women have since died and and the Trust which runs the hospital says although the deaths can't be directly linked they can't rule out that women may have come to harm as a result of not being diagnosed at the first opportunity.

All the data has now been released by Public Health England and comes just months after a damning report into mother and baby deaths at the same Hospital Trust.

Our correspondent Amy Welch reports.



Man arrested on suspicion of murder after 10-year police hunt

Bob Singh was murdered in a takeaway in Cheetham Hill in April 2004 Credit: Granada

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after being hunted for ten years by the police.

The victim Bob Singh was viciously beaten by a group of men at a takeaway in Cheetham Hill on April 10 2004 before he died in hospital sixteen days later.

Alfred Kurti arrested on suspicion of the murder of Bob Singh Credit: Granada

31-year-old Alfred Kurti has been the subject of a European Arrest Warrant for more than ten years and was finally arrested by Irish Police on Thursday.

Two other men, Marjan Semaj and Emirjan Hysaj, were both previously convicted of the murder.

Man faces jail over attempts to photograph Ian Brady in hospital

The Moors Murderers Myra Hindley and Ian Brady

A security officer is facing jail for smuggling a camera into a high-security psychiatric hospital in an attempt to sell photos of notorious serial killer Ian Brady to the News of the World.

48-year-old Alan Hagan was on trial over his dealings with crime reporter Lucy Panton in 2008 while he worked at Ashworth Hospital in Merseyside.

Although he denied wrong-doing, an Old Bailey jury found Hagan, of Galston Close, Liverpool, guilty of committing misconduct in a public office.

He will be sentenced on June 26.

Oldham rape: 17-year-old arrested

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of a rape that took place in Oldham.

The victim was raped in woodland near Freehold metro station in Oldham after meeting her attacker on a tram as she travelled between Westwood and Freehold between 8pm and 9.30pm on May 5.

The boy who was arrested remains in police custody.

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