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Young goths 'more vulnerable to self-harm'

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Sophie Lancaster was murdered because of her goth appearance

5:57am Friday 28th August 2015

Teenagers who identify as goths are more vulnerable to depression and self-harm, say scientists.

Hi-tech plan to combat IS destruction of ancient sites

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Palmyra is listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site

3:27am Friday 28th August 2015

Archaeologists have launched a hi-tech initiative to combat the destruction of ancient sites in the Middle East by Islamic State (IS).

Shoreham crash probe police 'overwhelmed' by food donations

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Investigators continue to work at the scene of the crash on the A27 at Shoreham

1:34am Friday 28th August 2015

Police investigating the Shoreham air crash have thanked the public for its support after the force received an "overwhelming" amount of food donations.

Simon Cowell: The X Factor will win ratings war with Strictly Come Dancing

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Simon Cowell: The X Factor will win ratings war with Strictly Come Dancing

12:11am Friday 28th August 2015

The ITV show definitely holds the trump cards over its BBC rival, said the TV mogul.

X Factor 2015: What 'unique' skill has Cheryl Fernandez-Versini discovered about Rita Ora?

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: X Factor 2015: What 'unique' skill has Cheryl Fernandez-Versini discovered about Rita Ora?

12:11am Friday 28th August 2015

The Crazy, Stupid Love singer has already picked up a new talent from Rita – her love of metaphors.

Thunderstorms to make bank holiday weekend a washout

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: The worst congestion will be on Friday evening, the AA predicted

12:11am Friday 28th August 2015

Millions of Britons planning a bank holiday getaway should expect a "messy" weekend of weather, forecasters have warned, as rain and thunderstorms hit parts of the UK.

Fever warning over new meningitis vaccine for babies

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Babies will be given the new meningitis B vaccine from September 1

12:10am Friday 28th August 2015

Parents whose babies will be vaccinated against meningitis are being urged to buy paracetamol to stave off a fever linked to the jab.

Half of Britons 'unaware of advanced forms of radiotherapy'

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Half of Britons have never heard of newer radiotherapy technologies such as Cyberknife or Gammaknife, research suggests

12:10am Friday 28th August 2015

Half of people have never heard of advanced types of radiotherapy, while thousands do not get access to the best treatments, research suggests.

Chvrches singer Lauren Mayberry condemns online trolls

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Lauren Mayberry of the Chvrches performs on the MTV stage during day one of the V Festival, at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, Essex.

12:10am Friday 28th August 2015

The lead singer of Chvrches has hit back at online trolls who launched a stream of sexist abuse over the band's latest music video.

Andy Burnham: Councils should control benefits budget

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Labour leadership hopeful Andy Burnham said councils should control the benefits budget.

12:10am Friday 28th August 2015

The benefits budget should be under the control of local councils, Andy Burnham has said.

Mark Zuckerberg hails Facebook's one billion visitors in single day

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: One billion people have used Facebook in a single day for the first time in the site's 11-year history.

12:10am Friday 28th August 2015

One billion people have used Facebook in a single day for the first time in the site's 11-year history.

Edinburgh TV Festival comes to a close

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: The Edinburgh International Television Festival was dominated by BBC debate

12:10am Friday 28th August 2015

The Edinburgh International Television Festival will come to a close today after a few days in which debate surrounding the BBC dominated discussion.

Airshows alter schedules after Shoreham plane disaster

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Airshows are going ahead despite the Shoreham disaster

12:10am Friday 28th August 2015

A host of air shows are taking place over the bank holiday weekend with alterations to their schedules in the wake of the Shoreham plane disaster.

Sickness benefit tests 'should be reviewed due to disturbing deaths data'

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: The DWP was ordered to release the death statistics by the Information Commissioner.

12:10am Friday 28th August 2015

Campaigners have called for a review of controversial sickness benefit assessments after the release of "disturbing" statistics showing the numbers who died after being told they were "fit to work".

David Cameron announces 26 new Tory peers amid 'cronies' claims

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: David Cameron with two of his new Tory peers, former minister William Hague and aide Kate Fall.

12:10am Friday 28th August 2015

David Cameron has been accused of packing the House of Lords with cronies after unveiling 26 new Tory peers and showering his aides with other honours.

Record high net migration deals blow to PM's aims to reduce arrivals

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: New figures will confirm whether a key immigration measure is at record levels.

12:10am Friday 28th August 2015

David Cameron's aim of cutting net migration to below 100,000 has been dealt a devastating blow as official data confirmed the number has jumped again, reaching a record high.

Business and professional services firms 'report best ever quarter'

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Business and professional services companies have reported their best ever period by value

12:04am Friday 28th August 2015

The best performance in 17 years from firms in areas such as accountancy, law and marketing helped Britain's dominant services sector bounce back after a weak start to the year, CBI figures show.

Ian Bell still has "hunger and desire" to continue England Test career

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: England batsman Ian Bell became a five-time Ashes winner this summer

11:22pm Thursday 27th August 2015

Ian Bell has reaffirmed his commitment to England after discussing his future with head coach Trevor Bayliss and captain Alastair Cook.

Celebrity Big Brother launch: 13 bizarre moments as the housemates met each other for the first time

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Celebrity Big Brother launch: 13 bizarre moments as the housemates met each other for the first time

11:06pm Thursday 27th August 2015

The 12 housemates are here. And this is what happened when they met.

Southampton boss Ronald Koeman questions referees' decisions after Europa exit

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Ronald Koeman saw his Southampton side knocked out of Europe by Danish champions FC Midtjylland

11:02pm Thursday 27th August 2015

Ronald Koeman refused to blame his players and instead pointed the finger at the officials as he saw his Southampton side crash out of Europe after a 1-0 defeat in Denmark on Thursday night.

Celebrity Big Brother 2015: The latest line-up is revealed

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Celebrity Big Brother 2015: The latest line-up is revealed

10:37pm Thursday 27th August 2015

Loose Women panellist Sherrie Hewson, porn star Jenna Jameson and US TV stars Tila Tequila and Farrah Abraham are among the housemates.

Celebrity Big Brother 2015: Here are the UK contestants

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Celebrity Big Brother 2015: Here are the UK contestants

10:57pm Thursday 27th August 2015

Sherrie Hewson, Gail Porter and ex-Apprentice contestant James Hill are amongst the line-up for the new series.

Can the public recognise any of this year's Celebrity Big Brother contestants?

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Can the public recognise any of this year's Celebrity Big Brother contestants?

10:37pm Thursday 27th August 2015

The answer was generally: “No.” But the video’s worth a watch for some of the hilarious guesses.

Celebrity Big Brother 2015: The American contestants, just WHO exactly are they?

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Celebrity Big Brother 2015: The American contestants, just WHO exactly are they?

10:57pm Thursday 27th August 2015

Meet the contestants from American who’ll be taking on the UK contingent.

Mark Zuckerberg hails Facebook's one billion visitors in single day

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: One billion people used Facebook on Monday

10:18pm Thursday 27th August 2015

One billion people have used Facebook in a single day for the first time in the site's 11-year history.

Warren Gatland says safety is paramount ahead of George North's Wales return

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Wales head coach Warren Gatland has selected a powerful team for Saturday's World Cup warm-up Test against Ireland, including wing George North

10:14pm Thursday 27th August 2015

George North returns to rugby's international stage on Saturday with Wales coach Warren Gatland underlining that player welfare will always be paramount.

Chvrches singer Lauren Mayberry condemns online trolls

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Lauren Mayberry of the Chvrches has condemned online trolls

9:57pm Thursday 27th August 2015

The lead singer of Chvrches has hit back at online trolls who launched a stream of sexist abuse over the band's latest music video.

Southampton exit the Europa League after an aggregate defeat to FC Midtjylland

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Southampton manager Ronald Koeman saw his side go out of the Europa League

9:46pm Thursday 27th August 2015

Southampton were sent crashing out of Europe on Thursday evening courtesy of a strike from FC Midtjylland's very own 'Big Dunc'.

Martin Freeman admits his audition for Sherlock was "terrible"

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Martin Freeman admits his audition for Sherlock was "terrible"

9:28pm Thursday 27th August 2015

Speaking at Edinburgh International Television Festival, the actor revealed he didn’t make the best first impression on the show’s producer.

Blue light saber! 6 things that got fans really excited in the latest Star Wars teaser

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Blue light saber! 6 things that got fans really excited in the latest Star Wars teaser

9:41pm Thursday 27th August 2015

Oh yes, the five seconds of John Boyega’s light saber action got Star Wars fans VERY excited.

David Hasselhoff: I have no idea about Baywatch film role

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: David Hasselhoff said he does not know whether he will be involved in the upcoming Baywatch film

9:06pm Thursday 27th August 2015

David Hasselhoff has admitted he has "no idea" if he will be involved in the upcoming Baywatch film.

Serena Williams says she is feeling no pressure ahead of the US Open

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Wimbledon was Serena Williams' third grand slam success of the year

9:03pm Thursday 27th August 2015

Serena Williams is not feeling the pressure as she bids to complete her grand slam set this year by winning the US Open.

Jamie Oliver: Migrant workers are vital for my businesses

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Latest politics news

8:40pm Thursday 27th August 2015

Jamie Oliver has waded into the row over immigration - saying if it was not for workers from abroad "every one of my businesses would close tomorrow".

Tap water in parts of Lancashire declared safe following parasitic outbreak

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: United Utilities said it has lifted the tap water restriction for homes in parts of Blackpool, Chorley and Preston

8:23pm Thursday 27th August 2015

Tap water has been declared safe to drink in parts of Lancashire after a parasitic outbreak forced residents to boil their water for several weeks.

Jeremy Corbyn's paper coffee cup sells on eBay for £51

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Corbynmania has seen thousands of people pack into venues to hear Jeremy Corbyn speak

8:23pm Thursday 27th August 2015

Mothers have hailed him a sex symbol, his £1.50 vests sent the media into a frenzy - and now a paper coffee cup used by Jeremy Corbyn has been sold on ebay for £51.

Joey Barton signs one-year contract with Championship side Burnley

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Joey Barton left QPR at the end of last season after they were relegated

7:55pm Thursday 27th August 2015

Sky Bet Championship side Burnley have confirmed the signing of free-agent midfielder Joey Barton on a one-year deal.

Strictly Come Dancing 2015: Kirsty Gallacher and Iwan Thomas complete the celebrity line-up

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Strictly Come Dancing 2015: Kirsty Gallacher and Iwan Thomas complete the celebrity line-up

11:06pm Thursday 27th August 2015

The line-up is now complete as the final two celebrities join the show.

IT'S HERE! See some new Star Wars: The Force Awakens footage

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: IT'S HERE! See some new Star Wars: The Force Awakens footage

7:07pm Thursday 27th August 2015

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…. Yes, Star Wars is back with some new footage for fans.

BBC One named Channel of the Year at Edinburgh TV Awards

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: See how a BBC newsreader was caught brushing her hair as cameras went live

7:07pm Thursday 27th August 2015

BBC One won Channel of the Year and BBC One’s drama series, Happy Valley, was named New Programme of the Year.

West Brom tell Saido Berahino he will not be allowed to leave for Tottenham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Saido Berahino, pictured, is going nowhere according to West Brom chairman Jeremy Peace

6:36pm Thursday 27th August 2015

West Brom have reiterated that Saido Berahino will not be sold during this summer's transfer window.

Made In Chelsea's Louise Thompson clears up rumours about her leaving the show

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Made In Chelsea's Louise Thompson clears up rumours about her leaving the show

6:18pm Thursday 27th August 2015

The Made In Chelsea star talks about getting engaged, whether or not she’s leaving the show and some of her favourite memories.

Manchester City handed tough Champions League group that includes Juventus

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Manuel Pellegrini's Manchester City have been given another tough group assignment in the Champions League

6:07pm Thursday 27th August 2015

Manchester City's Champions League curse returned to haunt them after they were drawn with last season's finalists Juventus and Europa League winners Seville for the group stage of the competition.

Martin Freeman pays tribute to Sherlock co-star Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Martin Freeman pays tribute to Sherlock co-star Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet

5:29pm Thursday 27th August 2015

The actor said he was told by a director many years ago that you can “only be positive” towards someone doing a play, because anything else is unhelpful.

Charlotte Rampling uncomfortable over sex scenes

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Charlotte Rampling uncomfortable over sex scenes

5:29pm Thursday 27th August 2015

The 69-year-old actress, who is no stranger to stripping off, said she hates filming intimate sequences.

Andy Murray to go up against mercurial Nick Kyrgios in US Open first round

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Andy Murray has a tough test up first at the US Open

5:01pm Thursday 27th August 2015

Andy Murray will play Australian bad-boy Nick Kyrgios in the first round of the US Open and could meet Roger Federer in the semi-finals.

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has returned to training on Merseyside

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is back in training

3:58pm Thursday 27th August 2015

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge's recovery programme has been stepped up with the England international set to complete a full week of training.

Stuart Lancaster says he has not gambled by picking Sam Burgess for England

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Head coach Stuart Lancaster found the selection of England's 31-man World Cup squad to be an emotional experience

3:44pm Thursday 27th August 2015

Stuart Lancaster denies England have gambled by selecting Sam Burgess and Henry Slade among an inexperienced centre contingent bound for the World Cup.

Jamie Oliver 'hoping to be a pain to Government' over sugary drink tax

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Jamie Oliver is hoping to convince the Government to introduce a tax on sugary drinks

3:42pm Thursday 27th August 2015

Jamie Oliver has vowed to be "a pain in the arse" to the Government over his plans to introduce a tax on sugary drinks.

Cate Blanchett to receive London Film Festival Fellowship

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Cate Blanchett to receive London Film Festival Fellowship

3:38pm Thursday 27th August 2015

The Lord Of The Rings actress will be honoured with the BFI Fellowship at this year’s film festival.

X Factor 2015: Nick Grimshaw has admitted he needs to toughen up as a judge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: X Factor 2015: Nick Grimshaw has admitted he needs to toughen up as a judge

3:27pm Thursday 27th August 2015

The Radio One DJ admitted he is struggling with having to shatter the dreams of hopefuls on the show.

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