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14-year-old boy pleads guilty to 12 counts of sexual assault
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14-year-old boy pleads guilty to 12 counts of sexual assault

Apr 22nd 2014, 1:34 PM 49,300 Views 38 Comments

The teenager was sentenced in England today.

Thieves dig 50ft tunnel into Tesco to steal cash from an ATM...and get away with it
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Thieves dig 50ft tunnel into Tesco to steal cash from an ATM...and get away with it

Mar 20th 2014, 10:05 AM 44,223 Views 76 Comments

Police outside Manchester say the thieves were “possibly covered in soil”.

Manchester police leave brilliant note for homeowner after drugs bust
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# The Law Won

Manchester police leave brilliant note for homeowner after drugs bust

Mar 18th 2014, 9:48 AM 8,963 Views 2 Comments

“We need to talk.”

Enda Kenny enjoys a couple of selfies and some Irish Coffee in Manchester
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Enda Kenny enjoys a couple of selfies and some Irish Coffee in Manchester

Mar 10th 2014, 8:00 PM 11,432 Views 24 Comments

What happens in Manchester

Football coach jailed for sexual relationship with underage girl on his team
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Football coach jailed for sexual relationship with underage girl on his team

Jan 30th 2014, 3:10 PM 27,735 Views 36 Comments

The 15-year-old girl’s parents found love letters proving the pair were in a sexual relationship.

This 999 call from Manchester is your actual worst shopping nightmare
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# After Hours

This 999 call from Manchester is your actual worst shopping nightmare

Jan 30th 2014, 11:08 AM 5,000 Views 1 Comment

The worst.

Brendan Rodgers faces rap over 'Manchester' ref
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Brendan Rodgers faces rap over 'Manchester' ref

Dec 27th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,837 Views 25 Comments

Mason, who did appear to make errors on a number of key decisions against Liverpool, is based in Bolton.

Parents' Christmas present for their autistic son, 7, destroyed in arson attack
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Parents' Christmas present for their autistic son, 7, destroyed in arson attack

Dec 26th 2013, 10:17 AM 18,817 Views 9 Comments

Police in Manchester have described the attack as a “disgusting and cowardly”.

Ireland's Martyn Irvine wins gold at UCI Track Cycling World Cup
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Ireland's Martyn Irvine wins gold at UCI Track Cycling World Cup

Nov 3rd 2013, 10:09 AM 2,471 Views 10 Comments

Meanwhile, Caroline Ryan finished 5th in the Individual Pursuit, while Eoin Mullen was 7th in the men’s equivalent.

"Our Maggie": Tories open party conference with glowing video tribute
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"Our Maggie": Tories open party conference with glowing video tribute

Sep 30th 2013, 3:05 PM 5,212 Views 83 Comments

Got a spare ten minutes to watch our nomination for least balanced ‘documentary’ of 2013?

UK towns are letting drivers pay for their parking with conkers
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# Currenseeds

UK towns are letting drivers pay for their parking with conkers

Sep 20th 2013, 3:21 PM 1,258 Views 1 Comment

Bonkers.

Father stabbed to death, while daughter, 14, is critical in Manchester
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Father stabbed to death, while daughter, 14, is critical in Manchester

Jul 29th 2013, 6:49 PM 16,054 Views 5 Comments

The man who is understood to have started the knife attack also died a short time after the altercation.

Woman ejected from McDonalds after her horse soils floor
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# Mcdung

Woman ejected from McDonalds after her horse soils floor

Jul 22nd 2013, 3:53 PM 23,494 Views 57 Comments

The horse “ended up doing his business on the floor”, UK police said.

Two teenage girls arrested in connection with death of Manchester firefighter
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Two teenage girls arrested in connection with death of Manchester firefighter

Jul 14th 2013, 10:46 AM 24,830 Views 43 Comments

“It is an absolute tragedy and we are heartbroken” – Stephen Hunt, 38, lost his life in the blaze at Paul’s Hair World in Oldham Street.

Plane catches fire at London Heathrow
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Plane catches fire at London Heathrow

Jul 12th 2013, 7:21 PM 13,152 Views 29 Comments

In a separate incident at Manchester, another Boeing 787 Dreamliner was forced to turn back after take-off due “technical difficulties”.

Tyson Fury confirms fight with David Haye
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Tyson Fury confirms fight with David Haye

Jul 9th 2013, 5:31 PM 2,532 Views 10 Comments

The heavyweight pair will meet in the ring in the Manchester Arena on September 28.

The Moors Murders: a timeline
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The Moors Murders: a timeline

Jun 25th 2013, 3:05 PM 24,728 Views 36 Comments

Five children were brutally murdered in England in the 1960s. One of them is still missing. TheJournal.ie takes a look back at the gruesome events that became known as the Moors Murders.

Clare's Law protects women at risk of domestic violence
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Clare's Law protects women at risk of domestic violence

Jun 24th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,249 Views 0 Comments

Police in Manchester have made disclosures about 52 people with records of violence offences but detectives would like more families to take up the opportunity.

Two arrested on 'suspicion to endanger aircraft' after flight diverted to London
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Two arrested on 'suspicion to endanger aircraft' after flight diverted to London

May 24th 2013, 4:55 PM 15,453 Views 24 Comments

The Pakistan Airlines flight was travelling to Manchester when a disruptive passenger led to it being diverted to Stansted.

UK police to treat attacks on goths and punks as hate crimes
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UK police to treat attacks on goths and punks as hate crimes

Apr 4th 2013, 1:09 PM 8,003 Views 72 Comments

Greater Manchester Police said that people should be able to express their alternative sub-culture identity freely without having to tolerate hate crime.

Teenage girl found dead in house with 'out of control' dogs
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Teenage girl found dead in house with 'out of control' dogs

Mar 26th 2013, 7:32 PM 37,164 Views 101 Comments

The 14-year-old was found at a house in Manchester this afternoon.

Two arrested for attempted murder after police injured in hit-and-run
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Two arrested for attempted murder after police injured in hit-and-run

Feb 25th 2013, 10:20 AM 4,302 Views 9 Comments

The two police officers pulled over a speeding car in Manchester – which reversed into them before driving off.

Aer Arann announces new routes, 16% rise in passenger numbers
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Aer Arann announces new routes, 16% rise in passenger numbers

Feb 12th 2013, 3:49 PM 11,265 Views 39 Comments

The airline said it has completed a successful restructuring programme which signals a “new beginning” for the company.

In defeat, Hatton finally finds peace
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In defeat, Hatton finally finds peace

Nov 26th 2012, 9:45 AM 1,282 Views 0 Comments

“I have got the answers I needed,” Ricky Hatton said as he announced his retirement following defeat to Vyacheslav Senchenko.

Return of the Hitman: Troubled Hatton steps back into the ring
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Return of the Hitman: Troubled Hatton steps back into the ring

Nov 24th 2012, 9:39 AM 1,228 Views 0 Comments

The 34-year-old takes on Ukrainian Vyacheslav Senchenko at the Manchester Arena tonight.

President continues Liverpool trip before heading to Manchester today
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President continues Liverpool trip before heading to Manchester today

Nov 22nd 2012, 8:37 AM 2,773 Views 7 Comments

Michael D Higgins has a number of engagements in the north west of England today as he continues his three-day visit.

Manchester police investigate sexual abuse allegations towards late MP
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Manchester police investigate sexual abuse allegations towards late MP

Nov 21st 2012, 7:00 PM 7,108 Views 7 Comments

Manchester Police said that they are investigating any allegations that are said to have occurred from 1974 onwards.

Look at this huge Christmas tree made of Lego
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# In Bits

Look at this huge Christmas tree made of Lego

Nov 20th 2012, 11:15 AM 1,206 Views 1 Comment

Imagine all the brilliant stuff you could build with 350,000 bricks…

Nearly 300 complaints against Lowry left in limbo as legal advice sought
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Nearly 300 complaints against Lowry left in limbo as legal advice sought

Nov 12th 2012, 5:37 PM 11,672 Views 58 Comments

The number of complaints made against the TD had totalled just 83 last Wednesday.

Lowry declares land of "negligible value" after 83 complaints
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Lowry declares land of "negligible value" after 83 complaints

Nov 7th 2012, 11:22 AM 7,955 Views 50 Comments

His change of mind came a week after he had declared the land as having no value.

Emergency landing at Dublin Airport
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Emergency landing at Dublin Airport

Oct 19th 2012, 1:54 PM 20,213 Views 32 Comments

A Tenerife-bound Thomas Cook flight with 323 passengers and crew on board made an emergency landing at Dublin Airport this morning.

AVB hails Spurs' ambition as Ferguson laments his side 'not defending properly'
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AVB hails Spurs' ambition as Ferguson laments his side 'not defending properly'

Sep 29th 2012, 10:47 PM 979 Views 1 Comment

The Portuguese boss said his side went to Old Trafford confident of upsetting the 23-year form guide.

Man charged with murder of two police officers in Manchester
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Man charged with murder of two police officers in Manchester

Sep 20th 2012, 8:10 PM 4,817 Views 14 Comments

Dale Cregan faces four murder charges and four charges for attempted murder following his arrest in the aftermath of the brutal murder of two Greater Manchester police officers on Tuesday.

Alex Ferguson calls for peace ahead of Liverpool clash
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Alex Ferguson calls for peace ahead of Liverpool clash

Sep 18th 2012, 4:33 PM 4,481 Views 20 Comments

The United boss repeated his criticism of a section of supporters who sang inflammatory lyrics at the Merseyside club.

Updated: Two police officers killed in Greater Manchester shooting
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Updated: Two police officers killed in Greater Manchester shooting

Sep 18th 2012, 4:01 PM 12,230 Views 50 Comments

Two unarmed female police officers have died after being shot during a “routine incident” in Tameside, Greater Manchester.

Two men arrested after boy raped at Manchester department store
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Two men arrested after boy raped at Manchester department store

Aug 24th 2012, 6:38 PM 16,445 Views 52 Comments

The 14-year-old was attacked in a Debenhams store.

14-year-old boy raped at Manchester department store
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14-year-old boy raped at Manchester department store

Aug 21st 2012, 2:40 PM 23,557 Views 84 Comments

Police have released CCTV images of two men wanted in connection with the attack in a Debenhams store.

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

Aug 20th 2012, 3:16 PM 7,951 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Aug 18th 2012, 11:41 AM 7,884 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.

Is this the worst possible opening sentence to a novel?
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Is this the worst possible opening sentence to a novel?

Aug 14th 2012, 10:52 AM 15,680 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.