Traces of horsemeat have been found in halal food destined for schools in Lancashire.
Tests found horse DNA in halal burgers supplied to four schools, all the schools affected have been informed.
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A number of schools have closed across the North West due to the poor weather. Get the details here.
We've had a smattering of snow across the region this morning, you've been sending us your pictures.
A raw day today with a keen wind making it feel really bitter and the potential for 3-8cm of snow anywhere in the region this morning