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Blackburn is a large industrial town located in Lancashire, England, north of the West Pennine Moors on the southern edge of the Ribble Valley, 8 miles (13 km) east of Preston and 20.9 miles (34 km) NNW of Manchester. Blackburn is bounded to the south by Darwen, with which it forms the unitary authority of Blackburn with Darwen; Blackburn is its administrative centre.
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Coronavirus: 'No socialising' rules in parts of North WestResidents in Oldham, Blackburn and parts of Pendle are told not to socialise outside their household.
Coronavirus: What are the new lockdown rules for Oldham, Pendle and Blackburn?Tighter restrictions are being imposed in Oldham, Pendle and Blackburn. But how does a local lockdown work?
Coronavirus: Lockdown tightened in Oldham and Blackburn but relaxed in other areas of NorthResidents also told to avoid public transport except for essential travel
Coronavirus: Blackburn wedding party of 100 broken up by policePolice say the gathering at Waheed's Buffet and Banqueting Hall was a "clear breach" of restrictions.
Coronavirus: Blackburn police officers isolating after outbreak at retirement partyMass quarantine will have no impact on day to day policing, Lancashire Constabulary promises
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Coronavirus: Blackburn lockdown 'would be disastrous'Communities in Blackburn fear the economic impact of another lockdown as coronavirus cases rise.
Coronavirus: Blackburn and Luton gyms to stay closedA spike in coronavirus cases leads officials to postpone the reopening of leisure facilities.
Josephine Cox, best-selling novelist, dies aged 82Born in Blackburn, she wrote more than 60 books that sold more than 20 million copies worldwide.
Blackburn mosque 'faces police investigation' over 250 at funeralChairman says they thought there were no restrictions on numbers, if hygiene measures were in place.
'It'd be the end for many businesses': Threat of second lockdown casts long shadow in BlackburnAfter a rise in Covid-19 cases across the northwestern town, locals are fearful for their futures and livelihoods if new restrictions enforced
Aya Hachem death: Further arrest over Blackburn shootingLaw student Aya Hachem died when shots were fired from a passing car in Blackburn.
Coronavirus: Blackburn Eid street prayers a 'serious lockdown breach'Footage of a gathering in Blackburn shows a number of men gathering in a street to pray, on Sunday.
Blackburn shooting: Six in court over Aya Hachem deathSix people are accused of murdering Aya Hachem, who died when shots were fired from a passing car.
Blackburn shooting: Aya Hachem funeral held in LebanonLaw student Aya Hachem, 19, was walking to the shop when she was shot from a passing car.
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Blackburn shooting: More time to quiz murder suspectsEleven people have so far been arrested in connection with the shooting of law student Aya Hachem.
Blackburn shooting: Aya Hachem's father pays tributeAspiring solicitor Aya Hachem, 19, was fatally injured in Blackburn when she was mistakenly targeted.
Blackburn shooting: Three more arrests over Aya Hachem killingLaw student Aya Hachem, 19, was found with a wound to the chest close to a supermarket on Sunday.
Aya Hachem death: Three men arrested over shooting of teenage law student in BlackburnThree men have been arrested on suspicion of the murder of law student Aya Hachem, 19, who died after she was shot in Blackburn on Sunday, Lancashire Police said.
Suspected shooting death in Blackburn 'not terrorist incident'The 19-year-old woman was found "unresponsive" close to the Lidl store in Blackburn on Sunday.
Blackburn shooting: Teenager shot dead in 'senseless' attack outside Lidl was law student and volunteer, local charity saysA teenager shot dead in an "senseless attack" in Blackburn was a law student and volunteer, a local charity has said.
Murder probe after woman killed in suspected shooting in BlackburnGunshots heard in area before 19-year-old found dead, detectives say
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Blackburn Asian women councillors 'forced out' by Labour partySaima Afzal and Maryam Batan were the first female Asians to be elected to Blackburn council.
Blackburn pavement death: Two men charged with murderAlison McBlaine died two days after was struck by a car that mounted a pavement in Blackburn.
Man arrested over suspected hit-and-run death in BlackburnAlison McBlain was hit on Tuesday and died in hospital from her injuries on Thursday.
Police name two men wanted over Blackburn hit-and-run deathAlison McBlain died after a car "deliberately mounted" a pavement in a hit-and-run crash, police say.
Blackburn murder probe after woman 'deliberately' hit by car diesA man is in custody after the victim and another pedestrian man were struck on a Blackburn pavement.
Blackburn 1899 movie lauded as world's first Western filmNew research suggests an 1899 movie shot in Lancashire should be lauded as the world's first Western.
Adidas trainers exhibition a worldwide hitThe star attractions at the show are 200 limited edition Adidas Blackburn trainers.
Boy, 7, seriously hurt in suspected hit-and-run in BlackburnA man is arrested after the victim was airlifted to hospital, police say.