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# manchester - Monday 20 August, 2012

Man jailed for cheating grandmother out of £1 million lottery win
# Court
# Court

Man jailed for cheating grandmother out of £1 million lottery win

Aug 20th 2012, 3:16 PM 7,956 Views 31 Comments

Farrakh Nizzar will spend 30 months in prison after attempting to falsely claim a £1 million UK National Lottery Euromillions win.

# manchester - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Moors Murders: Victim's mother dies as police continue search for letter
# Moors Murders
# Moors Murders

Moors Murders: Victim's mother dies as police continue search for letter

Aug 18th 2012, 11:41 AM 7,886 Views 43 Comments

Winnie Johnson, mother of Keith Bennett, died overnight – hours after police said they couldn’t find a letter which reportedly indicates where her 12-year-old son was buried.

# manchester - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Is this the worst possible opening sentence to a novel?
# Perfect Opening Line
From The Daily Edge
# Perfect Opening Line

Is this the worst possible opening sentence to a novel?

Aug 14th 2012, 10:52 AM 15,683 Views 19 Comments

A US university has announced the winner of a contest to find the worst-possible opening sentence to a novel. Warning: it’s pretty bad.

# manchester - Monday 23 July, 2012

Missing Manchester sisters found in derelict house with third missing child
# Missing Child
# Missing Child

Missing Manchester sisters found in derelict house with third missing child

Jul 23rd 2012, 3:22 PM 10,856 Views 8 Comments

Police say that the three children are safe and well as investigation continues into disappearances.

# manchester - Friday 20 July, 2012

Plans for Manchester terror attacks foiled - after husband and wife fall out
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

Plans for Manchester terror attacks foiled - after husband and wife fall out

Jul 20th 2012, 2:20 PM 8,432 Views 12 Comments

A domestic disturbance alerted police to the possibility that Mohammed Sajid Khan and his wife Shasta had planned attacks.

# manchester - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Man arrested in England after toddler death
# Explosion
# Explosion

Man arrested in England after toddler death

Jun 28th 2012, 5:10 PM 4,624 Views 1 Comment

Police are treating the child’s death as suspicious and said this arrest is just one line of investigation.

# manchester - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Woman died after drinking vinegar in botched home abortion
# Tragic
# Tragic

Woman died after drinking vinegar in botched home abortion

May 23rd 2012, 4:06 PM 12,781 Views 10 Comments

Pregnant mother-of-five Catherine Furey died after drinking industrial strength vinegar in a case which has only just come to light.

# manchester - Monday 14 May, 2012

2010 fall in Irish air passenger numbers was EU's worst
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

2010 fall in Irish air passenger numbers was EU's worst

May 14th 2012, 2:20 PM 2,321 Views 7 Comments

Figures compiled by Eurostat show that passenger numbers in Ireland fell by a greater proportion than those of any other.

# manchester - Monday 16 April, 2012

El-Hadji Diouf arrested and Anton Ferdinand questioned after nightclub brawl
# Brawl
From The42
# Brawl

El-Hadji Diouf arrested and Anton Ferdinand questioned after nightclub brawl

Apr 16th 2012, 12:05 PM 4,428 Views 9 Comments

Doncaster Rovers striker was released on bail earlier.

# manchester - Thursday 23 February, 2012

De Boer not giving up ahead of Old Trafford challenge
# Frank Talk
From The42
# Frank Talk

De Boer not giving up ahead of Old Trafford challenge

Feb 23rd 2012, 9:52 AM 186 Views 0 Comments

“Basel got a result against Manchester United in the Champions League and we can do the same.”

# manchester - Monday 16 January, 2012

Police warn thieves that stolen cockroach gel is toxic
# Ouch
From The Daily Edge
# Ouch

Police warn thieves that stolen cockroach gel is toxic

Jan 16th 2012, 12:00 PM 3,580 Views 14 Comments

Manchester officers puzzled by robbery at town hall – but issue callout to warn burglars of dangers of stolen booty.

# manchester - Friday 30 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Dec 30th 2011, 7:51 PM 4,604 Views 5 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Smacking ban could be on the way; how Ireland looked from abroad in 2011; and the unfortunate power of Twitter…

# manchester - Monday 17 October, 2011

Stone Roses set to reunite after 15 years, here's 5 of their best songs
# Madchester
From The Daily Edge
# Madchester

Stone Roses set to reunite after 15 years, here's 5 of their best songs

Oct 17th 2011, 2:33 PM 1,589 Views 18 Comments

Reports indicate a comeback for the legendary Manchester band is on the cards.

# manchester - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Fine Gael TD calls for UK-Irish co-operation through recession
# Border
# Border

Fine Gael TD calls for UK-Irish co-operation through recession

Oct 4th 2011, 7:40 AM 522 Views 16 Comments

Joe McHugh will today address the British Conservative Party conference in Manchester.

# manchester - Friday 12 August, 2011

Mother sees daughter rioting on TV - and calls the police
# Riots
# Riots

Mother sees daughter rioting on TV - and calls the police

Aug 12th 2011, 8:45 AM 1,172 Views 20 Comments

Courts have been open around the clock as justice is meted out to those involved in the riots earlier this week.

# manchester - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Manchester Police: "If you want to commit disorder, we'll lock you up"
# Riots
# Riots

Manchester Police: "If you want to commit disorder, we'll lock you up"

Aug 10th 2011, 11:00 PM 323 Views 2 Comments

Police have tweeted warnings to those intent on causing violence, while there has been a small standoff between officers and a gang in London.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Aug 10th 2011, 8:04 PM 1,429 Views 1 Comment

In today’s Fix: first jail sentences following UK riots, is a bailout on the way for Cyprus, the Lord Mayor in a poncho, and creating a beard out of thin air…

First people jailed in connection with UK riots
# Riots
# Riots

First people jailed in connection with UK riots

Aug 10th 2011, 7:20 PM 540 Views 9 Comments

One man had been arrested on suspicion of murder in Birmingham. One thousand people have now been arrested across the UK.

Column: 'Young girls dared each other to go and loot something'
# Riots
# Riots

Column: 'Young girls dared each other to go and loot something'

Aug 10th 2011, 3:05 PM 46 Views 15 Comments

Hayley Matthews was trapped with brick-throwing rioters as the looting spread to Salford in north-west England. She writes about her experiences.

In pictures: Riots spread to new cities
# Riots
# Riots

In pictures: Riots spread to new cities

Aug 10th 2011, 8:58 AM 1,157 Views 10 Comments

Videos and photographs of last night’s violence have emerged, showing the full scale of the disorder.

Violence and arrests as UK riots continue overnight
# Riots
# Riots

Violence and arrests as UK riots continue overnight

Aug 10th 2011, 7:56 AM 1,372 Views 17 Comments

A video has emerged of what appears to be a young man setting fire to clothing in a Miss Selfridge store in Manchester.

# manchester - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Latest: Looting and violence continues in Manchester and Birmingham
# Riots
# Riots

Latest: Looting and violence continues in Manchester and Birmingham

Aug 9th 2011, 10:25 PM 7,831 Views 64 Comments

There are teams of riot police on the streets in London but the capital is a scene of relative calm. There have been outbreaks of violence in Manchester, Salford, Birmingham, Woverhampton and West Bromwich.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Aug 9th 2011, 8:05 PM 1,802 Views 1 Comment

In today’s Fix: the latest from the UK as the violence spreads, Apple is now the most valuable business in the world, graffiti and poop on the streets of the country, and Ireland’s favourite movies…

# manchester - Friday 5 August, 2011

Robinho defends Balotelli; slams Manchester
# Shop Talk
From The42
# Shop Talk

Robinho defends Balotelli; slams Manchester

Aug 5th 2011, 7:12 PM 388 Views 1 Comment

Ex-City player says he can relate to the Italian star’s complaints.

# manchester - Saturday 23 July, 2011

British nurse remanded in custody over patient deaths
# UK
# UK

British nurse remanded in custody over patient deaths

Jul 23rd 2011, 3:05 PM 266 Views 0 Comments

Rebecca Leighton is suspected of tampering with medical supplies after five patients at a Manchester hospital die from insulin poisoning.

# manchester - Friday 22 July, 2011

Fifth person dies in Manchester hospital in connection with poisoned saline
# Manchester
# Manchester

Fifth person dies in Manchester hospital in connection with poisoned saline

Jul 22nd 2011, 2:21 PM 220 Views 0 Comments

A nurse is being questioned by police in connection with the deaths. With five now dead it’s feared that the toll will rise.

# manchester - Thursday 21 July, 2011

Fourth person dies at UK hospital as nurse is arrested
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Fourth person dies at UK hospital as nurse is arrested

Jul 21st 2011, 1:57 PM 817 Views 5 Comments

The patients died after blood-sugar drug insulin was added to containers of saline solution at the Manchester facility.

# manchester - Friday 17 June, 2011

A new breath of life for Dublin woman after double-lung transplant
# Making History
# Making History

A new breath of life for Dublin woman after double-lung transplant

Jun 17th 2011, 8:46 AM 2,435 Views 5 Comments

20 year old Becky Jones, who has cystic fibrosis, has made history by undergoing a transplant after developing a fungus in her airways due to an allergy.

# manchester - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

McCloskey: I made Khan look pretty average on Saturday night From The42
Live Apr 19th 2011, 2:59 PM

McCloskey: I made Khan look pretty average on Saturday night

# manchester - Monday 18 April, 2011

McCloskey rages after "shameful" stoppage denies him title shot From The42
Live Apr 18th 2011, 1:26 PM

McCloskey rages after "shameful" stoppage denies him title shot

# manchester - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Teacher who called himself ‘The Salford Stallion’ and had sex with pupils is jailed
# Teacher
# Teacher

Teacher who called himself ‘The Salford Stallion’ and had sex with pupils is jailed

Apr 5th 2011, 2:50 PM 3,536 Views 8 Comments

The deputy head of a secondary school in Manchester had sex with a number of pupils and was jailed for six years today.

# manchester - Monday 28 March, 2011

Teacher sets himself alight after texting 'I love you' to girl, 8
# Inquest
# Inquest

Teacher sets himself alight after texting 'I love you' to girl, 8

Mar 28th 2011, 1:59 PM 3,574 Views 0 Comments

The 29-year-old had been suspended from his post during an investigation into his “relationship” with an eight-year-old student. An inquest found he set himself on fire moments after texting the girl to say “I love you”.

# manchester - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

Three arrested over Rooney 'blackmail' plot
# Blackmail
From The Daily Edge
# Blackmail

Three arrested over Rooney 'blackmail' plot

Feb 22nd 2011, 1:28 PM 677 Views 0 Comments

A “five-figure” sum was demanded of Coleen Rooney after she lost her camera phone – which contained photographs of her 15-month old son.

# manchester - Friday 11 February, 2011

Fantasy Football: twice as nice on double week
# Arsenal
From The42
# Arsenal

Fantasy Football: twice as nice on double week

Feb 11th 2011, 12:36 PM 796 Views 0 Comments

There’s LOADS of points up for grabs with eight teams scheduled for a double-game week. Here’s how to win them.

# manchester - Wednesday 8 December, 2010

Viewers call to check tram services after Corrie crash
# Coronation Street
From The Daily Edge
# Coronation Street

Viewers call to check tram services after Corrie crash

Dec 8th 2010, 3:19 PM 1,756 Views 0 Comments

Confused Coronation Street viewers call Metrolink to ask whether the Corrie tram crash caused any disruption to services.

# manchester - Wednesday 10 November, 2010

The Morning Score: Wednesday
# The Morning Score
From The42
# The Morning Score

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Nov 10th 2010, 9:14 AM 92 Views 0 Comments

Tipperary name their ‘dream team’, the temperature rises in Manchester and Ricky Nixon reveals the Dublin nightclub of choice for AFL tourists.

# manchester - Tuesday 2 November, 2010

Manchester explosion flattened houses in 'blink of an eye'
# UK
# UK

Manchester explosion flattened houses in 'blink of an eye'

Nov 2nd 2010, 7:09 PM 644 Views 0 Comments

A suspected gas blast that injured 15 people has been traced to a house which had just had a new kitchen installed.

# manchester - Monday 18 October, 2010

Man arrested after car drives through nightclub crowd
# Nightclub Attack
# Nightclub Attack

Man arrested after car drives through nightclub crowd

Oct 18th 2010, 9:02 AM 352 Views 0 Comments

Police in Rochdale, outside Manchester, investigate a bizarre attack where a driver ploughed through a crowded pavement.

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