The preliminary results of a post mortem on a man whose body was found on Blackpool beach indicate he died as the result of an assault. The victim, whose identity hasn't been released was discovered early yesterday. Detectives have been given more time to question three men who were arrested.
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Misty again overnight. Murky and damp conditions returning to the Pennines. Grey start Friday but warm sunshine will develop from the west
Your weekend weather outlook for the Northwest and Isle of Man
Accrington have appointed John Coleman as the club's new manager for a second time.