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Branson urged to meet unions over Virgin West Coast pay row as strikes loom

News
The dispute is about winning independent representation for pilots

Ireland-based Ryanair pilots to strike five days before Christmas

Business
Men are also more susceptible to complications

Enormous televisions and reclining chairs recommended in fight against man flu

Health
Researchers suggested that momentary distraction is a common contributor to road traffic deaths

Full moons can increase likelihood of fatal motor bike crashes

Transport

Peppa Pig blamed for 'inappropriate use of Primary Care Services'

Arts

How to answer nine of the most challenging questions kids love to ask

News

Man found with mysterious head injuries in town centre

News

Shakespeare-themed micropub given green light

Business
Cannabis discovered at a house on Alfred Street

Arrest after large cannabis farm found

Crime
Emails should be sent to staff about their behaviour before parties

Firms urged to email staff about behaviour before work Christmas parties

Business

Branson urged to meet unions over Virgin West Coast pay row as strikes loom

News
Researchers suggested that momentary distraction is a common contributor to road traffic deaths

Full moons can increase likelihood of fatal motor bike crashes

Transport
Shhh. No mobiles of headphones

Future of quiet carriages on trains under scrutiny after passenger palaver

Transport
Passenger watchdog Transport Focus compared the news to "a chill wind" blowing down platforms

Rail passengers to be hit by hike in train fares

Transport
Almost 400 miles of roadworks will be lifted

400 miles of roadworks to be lifted to ease Christmas getaway

Transport

Five quizzed over suspected murder of three children who died after house fire

Crime
Police are appealing for witnesses

Man found with mysterious head injuries in town centre

News
Cannabis discovered at a house on Alfred Street

Arrest after large cannabis farm found

Crime
Roads Policing Officers are responsible for patrolling motorways and main roads

Police breathalyser tests in England fall by a quarter in five years

Crime

Spending watchdog raises 'mis-selling' concern over university degree courses

Education

Council’s early years service ranked third in UK

News

Flood hit schools and nurseries close across Lancashire

Education
Young people aged 11 to 16 will be urged to run to safety

Anti-terror attack advice for pupils aged 11 to 16 made available for schools

Education
Children should be able to try out "the many cloaks of identity" without being labelled or bullied

Young should not be bullied for exploring their identity, says Church of England

Education

Branson urged to meet unions over Virgin West Coast pay row as strikes loom

News
The dispute is about winning independent representation for pilots

Ireland-based Ryanair pilots to strike five days before Christmas

Business
Researchers suggested that momentary distraction is a common contributor to road traffic deaths

Full moons can increase likelihood of fatal motor bike crashes

Transport
The unit on High Street in Prescot where micropub The Bard will be

Shakespeare-themed micropub given green light

Business

New reporters 'to hold local councils to account'

Business
Coroner Peter Sigee warned that cyclists could die because of new Government rules relaxing repairs to deep potholes

New pothole repair rules will increase risk of cycling deaths, coroner warns

Transport
The disgraced former Tory deputy chairman believes the country is "sick of elections"

Lord Archer: Corbyn will become Prime Minister if election is held next year

Politics
At the end of last year, there were nearly 56,000 "declared absconders"

56,000 foreign nationals disappear off Home Office radar

Politics
The group is calling for childcare to be subsidised from when a child is six months old

Campaigners protest to improve rights for working mothers

Politics

Monitoring stepped up at dangerous Iceland volcano

Environment
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

Will it be a white Christmas? Here are odds of snow falling when the big day rolls around

Environment
The Cold Moon will appear 14% bigger and 30% brighter than usual

Cold moon set to provide close-up for stargazers

Environment

Enormous televisions and reclining chairs recommended in fight against man flu

Health
Peppa Pig is broadcast in more than 180 countries

Peppa Pig blamed for 'inappropriate use of Primary Care Services'

Arts
The council and partners are warning that too much alcohol can have fatal consequences

Campaign warns of tragic consequences of festive alcohol bingeing

News
It's not just snap-happy nails we have to contend with

This is how to stop your nails breaking in winter according to experts

Health
Remember, the results do not have be perfect

Ask an expert: What should I play with kids now it's winter?

Health