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In Pictures: Ferrari crashes into house in Burnley

The white Ferrari crashed into a house in Burnley. Credit: Lancs Road Police/Twitter

A white Ferrari, believed to be worth £240,000, looked to have been completely 'written off' after it crashed into a house in Burnley.

The car appeared to be a complete 'write off' after the collision. Credit: Lancs Road Police/Twitter

The 458 Spider car is a two-seater which can travel at speeds up to 199 miles per hour.

Lancashire Road Police tweeted two images of the badly-damaged car which was reportedly on hire.


Woman found dead at Lancashire home named by police

A 60-year-old woman who was found dead with knife wounds at her home in Lancashire has been named by police.

The body of Sadie Hartley, 60, was found late on Friday night by police after an employee became concerned she had not been in touch.

She was discovered dead with "a number" of knife wounds at the £450,000 detached, stone built house on Sunny Bank Road in the village of Helmshore, Lancashire.

Police said she is yet to be formally identified but the body is believed to be that of Ms Hartley.

No arrests have been made.

The woman was found dead at a property in Sunny Bank Road in Lancashire Credit: Google Maps

It is thought Ms Hartley was last seen alive on Thursday at a conference in Manchester with a colleague.

She is believed to have returned home and last made contact with family on Thursday evening.

An employee called police on Friday evening at around 10.40pm after concerns that she had not been in touch that day, which was unusual.

We are in the early stages of our inquiries and are working to establish exactly how Sadie has come about these injuries. We have a large team of detectives dedicated to following all lines of inquiry. Specialist officers are supporting Sadie's family at this difficult time.

– Detective Superintendent Andy Murphy of Lancashire Police

Thousands of homes without power after substation floods

The power is down to around 10,000 homes. Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Around 10,000 homes in Rochdale and Lancashire have lost their electricity supply after flood waters hit a main substation, the Press Association has reported.

Electricity North West said extra engineers have been on standby and teams are working to repair the damage.

We're continuing to work hard in extremely difficult conditions to restore supplies to as many people as we can as quickly as possible, but severe flooding has caused damage to local substations in Rochdale and Lancashire.

We have drafted in extra engineers and will continue to work throughout the day to get everyone back on and we are here 24 hours a day seven days a week so please contact us if you need any advice or information.

– Mark Williamson, operations director for Electricity North West
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