Briton in Sierra Leone has Ebola

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Centres for Disease Control and Prevention handout photo of the Ebola virus

5:48pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A British national living in Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola , the Department of Health said.

Independence won't happen - Boyle

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Comedian Frankie Boyle said he supports Scottish independence but that it will not happen

4:41pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Controversial comic Frankie Boyle has said Scottish independence "won't happen" as he launched a stinging attack on the media.

Volcano fall out monitored by UK

Preston and Leyland Citizen: The UK is monitoring fall out from a volcanic eruption in Iceland where planes were placed on high alert

4:40pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Aviation authorities in the UK are closely monitoring the fall out from a volcanic eruption in Iceland, where planes have been put on high alert.

Teenagers arrested in murder probe

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Two boys aged 15 and 17 were arrested on suspicion of murdering an 18-year-old man who died in Watford General Hospital

3:26pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Two boys have been arrested on suspicion of murdering an 18-year-old man, police said.

Kidnap hoax man was out partying

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Police were out searching for a man who told his girlfriend he had been kidnapped as an excuse to stay out partying

1:53pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A man who told his girlfriend he had been kidnapped as an excuse to stay out partying sparked an overnight man-hunt, Greater Manchester Police said.

Container charge drivers remanded

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Two men have appeared in court in connection with the death of a man found in a container at Tilbury Docks

1:26pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Two lorry drivers have been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged in connection with the death of a man found in a container at Tilbury Docks.

Body found following loch search

Preston and Leyland Citizen: A search was launched after a man went missing on Loch Lomond

3:26pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

A body has been found in the search for a man missing on Loch Lomond.

Most doctors oppose assisted dying

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Sixty percent of doctors would not support a change in the law to legalise assisted suicide, a new poll shows

1:40pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Fewer than one in five doctors would be willing to help patients end their lives, according to a new poll.

Ticket clue to burglary suspects

Preston and Leyland Citizen: One of two burglary suspects sought by police after a break-in in Manchester (Greater Manchester Police/PA)

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A burglary victim who fought with two intruders at his home helped police track down CCTV images of the suspects using a bus ticket left behind at the scene.

Rain set to hit Bank Holiday Monday

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Storm clouds over Whitley Bay skate park as unseasonably cool temperatures announce the arrival of autumn

6:13am Saturday 23rd August 2014

People with plans for their three-day weekend will have to make the most of the the sunshine today before rain moves in tomorrow evening bringing what is set to be unpleasant weather on Bank Holiday Monday.






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