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# greater manchester

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2022
# Tyson Fury
Tyson Fury’s cousin stabbed to death in ‘senseless attack’
The boxer said those who carry knives are ‘idiots’ and called for stiffer sentences for those involved in knife crime.
# greater manchester
Sale Sharks suspend player arrested on suspicion of rape
The player, understood to be a past England international, was released on bail along with a 41-year-old woman connected to the alleged incident.
All time
# tier 3
UK government urged to support areas facing restrictions after 'grubby, take-it-or-leave-it' deal for Manchester
South Yorkshire will be the latest region to be put under Tier 3 of restrictions.
# Time is running out
Greater Manchester to face stringent restrictions after talks to reach support deal with Westminster fail
Regional leaders are locked into a battle with the government in Westminster as new restrictions loom.
# impasse
Manchester restrictions row rumbles on as local leaders continue to resist calls for toughest measures
The mayor of Greater Manchester has called on the House of Commons to vote to break the impasse.
# greater manchester
Police in Manchester apologise to children abused 'in plain sight' by grooming gangs
Greater Manchester Police’s re-launched investigation has identified 53 potential victims.
# greater manchester
Investigation under way after fire which spread 'extremely rapidly' at student accommodation in UK
Two people were injured in the fire, which was attended by 40 fire crews.
# Bad Idea
Man leaves a bag full of drugs on a Manchester tram along with his name and address
Greater Manchester Police Trafford North said on Facebook a “poor individual” had forgotten his rucksack.
# greater manchester
Bolton man who dropped a three-year-old girl from a bridge jailed for 14 years
An officer at the scene removed the child from the water and carried her to safety.
# saddleworth moor
Major incident declared in Greater Manchester as moors fires rage for 4th day
Emergency services continue to battle the blazes which began on Sunday.
# Salford
Two people (20s) charged with murder of three children in Manchester house fire
Seven people were in the house at the time of the fire on Monday.
# greater manchester
Murder investigation launched after 3 children die in house fire
A three-year-old girl is currently in a critical condition and a 35-year-old woman is currently in a serious condition in hospital.
# Manchester
Burglar caught and jailed after he gets stuck in bathroom window
Sean Crawshaw was jailed for two-and-a-half years.
# greater manchester
12-year-old boy among those arrested over death of man in his 40s
The man was taken to hospital but died in the early hours of Thursday morning.
# greater manchester
Primary school asks parents not to smoke cannabis when dropping children off
Police are working with the school to crack down on the issue.
# very lucky
Woman falls 60ft in John Lewis shop ... and lands on a bed
The incident happened in the Greater Manchester area.
# shocking
90-year-old woman dragged off street and raped in Manchester
The attack happened at around 6.45am yesterday, when the victim left home to visit the local butchers.
# greater manchester
One-eyed murderer gets life for killing two officers and a father and son
The Chief Constable labelled Cregan as the “scourge on our society”.
# Manchester
Two arrested for attempted murder after police injured in hit-and-run
The two police officers pulled over a speeding car in Manchester – which reversed into them before driving off.
# Manchester
Updated: Two police officers killed in Greater Manchester shooting
Two unarmed female police officers have died after being shot during a “routine incident” in Tameside, Greater Manchester.
# Tragic
Woman died after drinking vinegar in botched home abortion
Pregnant mother-of-five Catherine Furey died after drinking industrial strength vinegar in a case which has only just come to light.
# Teacher
Teacher who called himself ‘The Salford Stallion’ and had sex with pupils is jailed
The deputy head of a secondary school in Manchester had sex with a number of pupils and was jailed for six years today.