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A convicted killer has come down off a prison roof after three days - for a pizza and a can of coke
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A convicted killer has come down off a prison roof after three days - for a pizza and a can of coke

Sep 16th 2015, 12:40 PM 23,889 Views 32 Comments

“I’ve done what I wanted. I’ve had a mad one.”

Crowd holds street party for inmate who's been on prison roof for three days
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Crowd holds street party for inmate who's been on prison roof for three days

Sep 15th 2015, 9:40 PM 33,931 Views 52 Comments

Complete with fireworks and a soundsystem…

Woman dragged from her car and raped in Manchester car park
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Woman dragged from her car and raped in Manchester car park

Aug 31st 2015, 10:33 PM 35,189 Views 41 Comments

Police are searching for her attacker who has been described as an Asian man with a heavily pock-marked face.

International concert pianist killed at her UK home
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International concert pianist killed at her UK home

Aug 31st 2015, 6:06 PM 35,890 Views 1 Comment

A 48-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Man with Irish accent wanted by UK police for late night takeaway attack that broke man's jaw
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# Unprovoked Attack

Man with Irish accent wanted by UK police for late night takeaway attack that broke man's jaw

Aug 24th 2015, 9:02 AM 24,839 Views 25 Comments

The assault happened at about 5am.

Two arrested in Manchester after woman's body found in boot of car
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Two arrested in Manchester after woman's body found in boot of car

Aug 15th 2015, 4:34 PM 25,133 Views 9 Comments

The woman’s body has not yet been identified.

'This was not my decision' - Andy Lee breaks silence after title fight moved from Limerick to Manchester
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# Hometown Hero

'This was not my decision' - Andy Lee breaks silence after title fight moved from Limerick to Manchester

Aug 15th 2015, 10:20 AM 26,122 Views 32 Comments

‘Nothing will stop me from winning this fight.”‘

Yikes! This enormous hole opened up in a road in Manchester today
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# 40 Feet Deep

Yikes! This enormous hole opened up in a road in Manchester today

Aug 14th 2015, 5:26 PM 20,812 Views 30 Comments

It’s 40 feet deep.

This woman was abandoned as a baby in a cardboard box - now she wants to find her parents
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# 57 Years Later

This woman was abandoned as a baby in a cardboard box - now she wants to find her parents

Aug 14th 2015, 10:29 AM 17,755 Views 30 Comments

Elizabeth Rylands was found on a doorstep in Manchester in 1958.

Girl, 14, has change stolen by gang at ticket machine
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Girl, 14, has change stolen by gang at ticket machine

Aug 11th 2015, 7:30 PM 26,258 Views 42 Comments

Police are urging commuters to be vigilant about a scam involving Blu Tack that is being used.

Knock to UK flight makes emergency landing in Dublin after smoke alarm goes off
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# Unscheduled

Knock to UK flight makes emergency landing in Dublin after smoke alarm goes off

Jul 31st 2015, 9:14 PM 11,979 Views 13 Comments

All 74 passengers disembarked safely from the Flybe aircraft.

Man jailed for stealing a woman's handbag as she lay dying on a roadside
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Man jailed for stealing a woman's handbag as she lay dying on a roadside

Jul 18th 2015, 7:00 AM 26,561 Views 10 Comments

The woman had fallen from a bridge.

Pensioners trapped thief in shop he was trying to rob
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# Quick Thinking

Pensioners trapped thief in shop he was trying to rob

Jul 14th 2015, 5:01 PM 13,327 Views 3 Comments

Ron Smith (78) and Robert Anderson (72) have been given a bravery award.

The man who tried to sell a baby has been located
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The man who tried to sell a baby has been located

Jul 13th 2015, 9:55 AM 23,865 Views 22 Comments

The 28-year-old man had approached several people yesterday trying to sell a baby he had with him in a pram.

Man sought after trying to sell baby in a shopping arcade
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Man sought after trying to sell baby in a shopping arcade

Jul 12th 2015, 7:55 PM 30,440 Views 23 Comments

The incident happened earlier this afternoon

Married couple jailed after stealing over €64,000 from elderly neighbour
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Married couple jailed after stealing over €64,000 from elderly neighbour

Jun 25th 2015, 10:18 PM 18,326 Views 17 Comments

They fraudulently cashed cheques, used a credit card in his name and withdrew cash from his bank account.

Woman left glued to front door for hours as emergency services thought her call was a prank
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Woman left glued to front door for hours as emergency services thought her call was a prank

Jun 8th 2015, 4:28 PM 28,063 Views 21 Comments

Paramedics, firefighters and A&E staff were needed to free the 28-year-old from Manchester.

Daniel Bradley is missing from Manchester and may be in Ireland
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# Concerned

Daniel Bradley is missing from Manchester and may be in Ireland

May 21st 2015, 10:22 AM 8,246 Views 0 Comments

The 53-year-old got on a ferry to Belfast on Monday.

Man tries to meet 14-year-old girl after online chat, is greeted by vigilante group instead
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Man tries to meet 14-year-old girl after online chat, is greeted by vigilante group instead

May 12th 2015, 9:15 PM 60,328 Views 85 Comments

The man was later arrested after he reported the assault by the men to police.

Roy Keane pleads not guilty over alleged road rage incident
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# Public Order

Roy Keane pleads not guilty over alleged road rage incident

Apr 8th 2015, 11:05 AM 16,958 Views 0 Comments

It is claimed Keane confronted a taxi driver.

12-year-old girl escapes unharmed after punching man who grabbed her
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# Broad Daylight

12-year-old girl escapes unharmed after punching man who grabbed her

Apr 7th 2015, 1:42 PM 36,123 Views 14 Comments

The man grabbed the girl twice but she managed to fight him off and ran away.

Pictures: This prison riot lasted for 25 days and started 25 years ago today
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# Strangeways Prison Riot

Pictures: This prison riot lasted for 25 days and started 25 years ago today

Apr 1st 2015, 9:21 PM 18,022 Views 32 Comments

The Strangeways Prison riot had a huge fallout and saw more than 1,600 prisoners revolt.

Tributes paid to Coronation Street's Anne Kirkbride, who played Deirdre Barlow for 44 years
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Tributes paid to Coronation Street's Anne Kirkbride, who played Deirdre Barlow for 44 years

Jan 20th 2015, 8:25 AM 84,911 Views 52 Comments

She passed away after a short illness at the age of just 60.

The Script pull woman from the wreckage of a car crash
# We Could Be Heroes
# We Could Be Heroes

The Script pull woman from the wreckage of a car crash

Dec 5th 2014, 11:53 AM 2,298 Views 3 Comments

Go on the lads!

VIDEO: Men in Scream masks wanted over 'horrible' sexual assault
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VIDEO: Men in Scream masks wanted over 'horrible' sexual assault

Nov 26th 2014, 11:17 PM 45,644 Views 10 Comments

“This woman went through hell that night.”

Personalised Nutella jars are causing a freakout because people can't get them
# Nutella
# Nutella

Personalised Nutella jars are causing a freakout because people can't get them

Nov 19th 2014, 9:24 AM 11,945 Views 6 Comments

Do you know anyone travelling to London? CAN YOU HELP?

Not the most subtle of robberies you'll read about today
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# Stealthy

Not the most subtle of robberies you'll read about today

Oct 30th 2014, 11:00 PM 26,603 Views 8 Comments

From police report to media: “A Landrover was driven into a shop and then set on fire.”

Oasis painting stolen, police sneak Oasis puns into their official statement
# Roll With It
# Roll With It

Oasis painting stolen, police sneak Oasis puns into their official statement

Oct 29th 2014, 8:14 AM 3,140 Views 5 Comments

Someone on the Greater Manchester Police REALLY likes Oasis.

More than £1 million floods in to support dog shelter destroyed by blaze
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More than £1 million floods in to support dog shelter destroyed by blaze

Sep 13th 2014, 11:46 AM 8,076 Views 41 Comments

The fire claimed the lives of 53 animals and a 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with it.

Bin bag full of 'cat heads' found on the street in Manchester
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# Horror

Bin bag full of 'cat heads' found on the street in Manchester

Aug 18th 2014, 11:38 AM 15,985 Views 60 Comments

“I can’t get over the shock of it.”

Man charged after claiming to be a Premier League footballer in a Manchester nightclub
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# But It Wasn't Me

Man charged after claiming to be a Premier League footballer in a Manchester nightclub

Aug 11th 2014, 5:40 PM 36,362 Views 0 Comments

He is alleged to have run up a tab worth thousands using dodgy credit cards.

This passenger is live tweeting a bomb scare on a plane
# His Tweet Surprise
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# His Tweet Surprise

This passenger is live tweeting a bomb scare on a plane

Aug 5th 2014, 2:13 PM 45,775 Views 30 Comments

He took pictures and videos, too.

Police investigate possible hate crime after two Goth teenagers assaulted
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Police investigate possible hate crime after two Goth teenagers assaulted

Jul 26th 2014, 2:47 PM 19,627 Views 65 Comments

One of the teenagers was kicked and punched 17 times in just over 60 seconds.

Two teenage girls missing from Manchester now believed to be in Syria
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Two teenage girls missing from Manchester now believed to be in Syria

Jul 9th 2014, 3:58 PM 15,866 Views 18 Comments

Investigators say they don’t know why they’re there or who they’re with.

90-year-old woman dragged off street and raped in Manchester
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90-year-old woman dragged off street and raped in Manchester

Jun 25th 2014, 4:52 PM 34,875 Views 71 Comments

The attack happened at around 6.45am yesterday, when the victim left home to visit the local butchers.

School closed after World War II projectile found on grounds
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School closed after World War II projectile found on grounds

Jun 18th 2014, 12:29 PM 4,456 Views 2 Comments

It’s not believed to pose any danger to the public.

Unseen photos show the devastation caused by the IRA's 1996 Manchester bomb
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# Bombing Campaign

Unseen photos show the devastation caused by the IRA's 1996 Manchester bomb

Jun 16th 2014, 10:58 AM 21,795 Views 146 Comments

The bomb was the second largest to ever have exploded in Britain.

Couple arrested for attacking staff - on their wedding day
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# Ball And Chain

Couple arrested for attacking staff - on their wedding day

Jun 13th 2014, 3:14 PM 47,648 Views 32 Comments

And you thought you’ve been to some wild weddings.

Businesses in Northern Ireland fall victim to 'sophisticated credit card scam'
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# Fraud

Businesses in Northern Ireland fall victim to 'sophisticated credit card scam'

May 16th 2014, 3:59 PM 10,110 Views 0 Comments

Police said a number of business people have already been defrauded out of significant sums of money.

UK police discover drugs concealed in Kinder Egg capsules
# Kinder Surprise
# Kinder Surprise

UK police discover drugs concealed in Kinder Egg capsules

Apr 30th 2014, 8:30 PM 2,212 Views 3 Comments

A police spokesperson said they were “disappointed” to not find a toy instead.