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Borough’s tribute to victims of Manchester attack

The borough will fall silent today to remember those who were killed and injured in the Manchester Arena bombing.

Crime
Saffie Roussos was killed in the terrorist atrocity

In their own words - Friends and families pay tribute to the victims of the Manchester Arena bomb

In their own words - friends and families pay tribute to the victims of the Manchester Arena bomb.
Crime
Liam Farrell

The Liam Farrell Column: Why signing for five more years was easy

I’ve been asked whether signing a five-year deal – when I’m 26 – was a difficult decision.

Opinion
Everton will reportedly listen to offers for Ross Barkley

Gossip: Blues name Barkley price?

Thursday’s football stories claim Everton want big money for England midfielder

Football
A police officer on patrol outside the Fat Olive restaurant

'We’ve never had something like this happen here before'

A Wigan restaurant owner has spoken of the moment police swooped on a terror suspect.
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Eilidh MacLeod, 14, from Barra. Picture: SWNS

Manchester attack: Family of Eilidh MacLeod confirm her death

The parents of Manchester bombing victim of Eilidh MacLeod, 14, have said in a statement: “Words cannot express how we feel at losing our darling Eilidh.”

North West
Schools are open as normal

Schools are open as normal

Council chiefs have reassured parents that there is no threat to Wigan schools and urged them to send their children to classes as usual this morning.

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Police outside a block of flats they raided in Blackley, north Manchester, where a woman was arrested. She has since been released without charge.

Controlled explosion overnight as anti-terror police swoop on Moss Side property

Counter-terror police have carried out a controlled explosion as they searched a property in the Moss Side area of Manchester in connection with Monday's attack.

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George Williams is set for a special milestone

Williams becomes a century man

George Williams will be hoping to toast a landmark appearance with derby victory tonight.

Wigan Warriors
Dunstan by Conn Iggulden

Book review: Dunstan by Conn Iggulden

One of the most influential figures of 10th century England, Dunstan is perhaps best remembered for his connections to Glastonbury Abbey and as the patron saint of goldsmiths, locksmiths and jewellers.

Arts

EXCLUSIVE: New footage emerges of moment terror suspect is arrested in Wigan

New footage has emerged of the moment a terror suspect was arrested by armed undercover police in the Swinley area of Wigan.
News
Michael Jacobs

Latics confirm pre-season matches

Wigan Athletic have announced four away fixtures as part of their pre-season programme ahead of the 2017/18 campaign.

Latics

Update: Man arrested in Wigan in connection with Manchester terror attack

This is the terrifying moment a man is wrestled to the ground by armed police in Wigan in connection with the Manchester Arena bomb attack.

News
Police on Upper Dicconson Street

Parents told to stay away from nursery in ‘lock down’

A Wigan nursery was on “lock down” due to an incident connected to the Manchester Arena bomb attack.

News

Manchester Arena: What we know so far

Here is what we know so far about the terrorist attack at Manchester Arena that targeted young concert-goers.

Offbeat
Sean O'Loughlin in action at the Magic Weekend

‘I want Lockers to carry on playing’

Shaun Wane hopes captain Sean O’Loughlin will be playing for Wigan next year.

Wigan Warriors
Officers at Upper Diccinson Street in Wigan town centre

Updated: Town centre road closed as armed police swoop

Police have closed off a major road in Wigan - with reports suggesting a man has been wrestled to the ground by armed officers.

News
Emergency services at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig.

My son is innocent, says father of alleged Manchester bomber

The father of the alleged Manchester arena attacker has denied that his son is linked to militants or the suicide bombing that killed 22 people.

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Northern soul will prevail

Northern soul will prevail

Words cannot be sufficient for what has happened in Manchester.

Opinion 1
People lay flowers outside the Town Hall in Albert Square, Manchester

Off-duty female officer among Manchester Arena victims

An off-duty female police officer was among the victims of the Manchester Arena bomb attack.

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