The Environment Agency will go underground in Blackburn today in a bid to prevent a repeat of the flooding witnessed in some parts of the region last month. Workers will go down man holes to clear pipes in and around the town centre.
More top news
Former football coach Barry Bennell has appeared before magistrates charged with a further 14 counts of sex abuse against boys.
Blackpool FC majority shareholder Owen Oyston has denied wanting a multimillion-pound payout after the club was promoted.
A third man involved in murdering Christophe Borgye then burying him in a home-made tomb has been jailed for life.