A man has been charged with the murder of a pensioner in Blackburn.
The body of 88 year- old Christopher Proctor was found after a fire at his bungalow in Pleckgate.
38 year -old Anthony Curry from Blackburn is due before magistrates in the town in the morning. He also accused of arson, theft and burglary.
A 30 year old woman Clare Randall is also appearing charged with theft.
More top news
A man has revealed how his grandfather escaped death during the Battle of the Somme when a bullet was deflected by a spoon and a Bible.
Images have been released of seven people police want to speak to after disturbances during a far right rally in Liverpool.
Showers or rain with a cooler feel over the coming days. A windy end to the week.