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# manchester - Monday 29 May, 2017

Manchester police release new CCTV image of Manchester bomber carrying blue suitcase

Police believe Abedi was in possession of this case in the days before the attack at Manchester Arena on Monday 22 May.

Man arrested on south coast of England in connection with Manchester bombing

Two more arrests overnight have brought the number of people taken into custody to 16.

# manchester - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Thousands of runners unite and stand defiant for emotional Great Manchester Run

Organisers say hosting the event as planned despite the week’s tragic circumstances sends a strong message.

Police release CCTV of Manchester bomber on his way to arena

Police have carried out more searches today, and arrested a man in his 20s near the Old Trafford area.

# manchester - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Theresa May lowers terror threat level in UK but armed soldiers to remain on streets

A total of 11 people remain in custody as part of investigations into the Manchester attack.

From The Daily Edge Graham Norton opened his show with a tribute to the victims of the Manchester attack We Stand With You

Graham Norton opened his show with a tribute to the victims of the Manchester attack

He said he hoped the show “brings a smile” after the horrific events of earlier this week.

# manchester - Friday 26 May, 2017

Police have arrested a 'large part' of Manchester bomber's network

The say “immense” progress has been made.

'We won't let hate win' - Ariana Grande's powerful statement in response to terror attack

The American singer’s concert in Manchester was attacked by a suicide bomber.

Russia warns citizens against visiting Britain in wake of terror attack

A total of 10 people have now been arrested in connection with the attack.

'Young people lack critical thinking skills, leading to a struggle with news literacy'

Lurking among the heartfelt outpourings of grief for victims at the Manchester Evening News Arena were trolls posting fake reports, writes Alan Keane.

# manchester - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Manchester bomber 'asked his mother for forgiveness in final phone call'

Meanwhile, the investigation into the blast widened.

Queen Elizabeth visits victims of 'very wicked' Manchester attack

“It’s dreadful. Very wicked, to target that sort of thing.”

Trump threatens prosecution over Manchester attack leaks

The New York Times published details of the bomb used in the Manchester attack last night.

From The Daily Edge Mariah Carey paid tribute to one of her fans who died in the Manchester attack in a really lovely way Martyn Hett

Ireland's terrorism threat assessment under continuous review following Manchester attack

The meeting between a variety of state departments assessed the situation here.

'He would light up the darkest room': More victims of the Manchester attack have been named

Four more victims from the attack have been named.

'Dirty Irish ba****ds': Irish in Manchester remember hostility after IRA bombing

Members of the city’s Irish community say they can relate to the anxiety Muslims in Manchester are feeling after Monday night’s terrorist attack.

# manchester - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

British police arrest six men and one woman over Manchester bombing

There are reports that the younger brother and father of the bomber have been arrested in Libya.

From The Daily Edge Harry Styles stopped his gig in Mexico to pay emotional tribute to his hometown of Manchester Choose Love

Harry Styles stopped his gig in Mexico to pay emotional tribute to his hometown of Manchester

“I have been left with a hole in my heart.”

Ten more victims of Monday's attack in Manchester have now been named

Thousands came together at Albert Square in the city last night to mourn the 22 people who lost their lives in Monday’s bomb attack.

Off-duty police officer among those killed in Manchester bombing

Four people are now in custody.

Theresa May orders 5,000 soldiers to the streets of Britain in the wake of the Manchester attack

The Prime Minister said that she does not want the public to feel “unduly alarmed”.

From the first call to 22 confirmed dead - The horrific aftermath of the Manchester attack

The attack left 22 people dead and the city reeling.

Compassion, defiance, gratitude, grief - but no place for hatred in our Manchester joined thousands of Mancunians as they stood united in the face of terrorism last night.

# manchester - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

The homeless men who rushed to help the Manchester Arena victims

“Just because I’m homeless, it doesn’t mean I haven’t got a heart,” Stephen Jones said.

UK threat level raised 'indicating a further attack is expected imminently'

The move will see military personnel on the streets.

Tom Clonan: 'There was a level of support and pre-meditation to this sinister attack'

In Manchester, in attacking an Ariana Grande concert, the deliberately chosen target was children, writes Tom Clonan.

'Always remember, never forget, forever Manchester' - Poet pays emotional tribute to his city

Tony Walsh paid tribute to the city’s spirit, to its contributions to art, politics and sport and to the strength of its people.

8 and 18-year-old girls the first named victims of Manchester attack

Saffie Roussos and Georgina Callander died after the Manchester Arena was targeted last night.

From The Daily Edge This Cavan man busked as Super Mario to help 'lift the spirits' of the people of Manchester today Super Mario

As it happened: Police name man accused of Manchester attack as thousands turn out at vigil for victims

Salman Abedi detonated an improvised explosive device, killing 22 and injuring 59 – many of them children and teens.

'The parent is the expert': How to talk to children about the Manchester attack

An Irish psychologist explains how to talk to your child about a terror attack like last night’s.

"Ireland is not immune from this threat" - Gardaí extend sympathies to victims of Manchester attack

Gardaí say that an attack is possible but not likely in Ireland.

From The Daily Edge Manchester's musicians are sharing messages of sadness and solidarity after last night's explosion Manchester

Missing in Manchester: Family members in desperate search for loved ones

Hotels in the area took in children who became separated from their parents in the immediate aftermath of the explosion.

Poll: Do you think Ireland is equipped to handle a terror attack? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Ireland is equipped to handle a terror attack?

The world woke up this morning to the news of a horrific terrorist attack in Manchester.

From The Daily Edge James Corden has paid an emotional tribute to the people of Manchester after last night's attack Manchester Attack

James Corden has paid an emotional tribute to the people of Manchester after last night's attack

Corden is one of many celebrities to send their thoughts to the victims of the tragedy.

Politicians and musicians express shock and condolences at Manchester attack

Political parties in the UK are suspending campaigning in the general election in light of events in Manchester.

''Terror at the Arena' - British papers react to Manchester atrocity

The Sun described the attack as a “Slaughter of the Innocents”.

'There was heat on my neck and when I looked up there were bodies everywhere': Chaos after Ariana Grande gig explosion

Eyewitnesses described the incident at the Ariana Grande gig as one of terror and panic.