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Battle lines drawn in Blackpool North

A corner of the North West is preparing for one of the closest and fiercest fights at the upcoming General Election. Conservative-controlled Blackpool North has long been a battleground for Labour and the Tories, but that is all about to change. UKIP have reported a surge in members in the town, with polls putting them within just a few points of the two main parties.

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Former teacher gives evidence in Fred Talbot trial

Fred Talbot had 'no memory' of alleged visit

Defence questions alleged victim's memory of events

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Fifth alleged victim in Fred Talbot trial starts evidence

Defence in Fred Talbot trial disputes witness' claims

Witness tells of 'sleepover' in Fred Talbot trial

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