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Islamic state claim responsibility for Manchester Arena suicide bombing

The Islamic State terror group has claimed responsibility for the Manchester suicide bombing.

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Friends pay tribute to “beautiful girl” killed in Manchester Arena bombing

The first victim of the Manchester Arena suicide bomber was named this morning as an 18-year-old student from Runshaw College in Leyland.

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A man has been arrested in connection with last night's incident

Man arrested in connection with terror attacks at Manchester Arena

A man has been arrested following the terror attack at Manchester Arena.
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Picture taken with permission from the twitter feed of @Zach_bruce of people running through Manchester Victoria  station after an explosion at Manchester Arena

Wigan schoolgirl tells of Manchester bombing horror

A Wigan schoolgirl caught up in the Manchester Arena bomb outrage has told of her distress as she and a friend fled the carnage.

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Emergency services at Manchester Arena

Homeless man cradled dying woman in his arms

A rough sleeper has tearfully described the moment a woman died in his arms from the explosion set off as fans left the Manchester Arena.
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Police close to the Manchester Arena the morning after a suspected terrorist attack at the end of a concert by US star Ariana Grande left 22 dead.

Region's football clubs shocked by Manchester Arena terror attack

Football clubs across the region have expressed shock and sadness after a bomb killed 22 people on Monday night.
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UPDATE: Children and young people confirmed among the dead after 'terrorist incident' in Manchester

Twenty two people were killed and 59 people were injured in the Manchester Arena attack on Monday night, Greater Manchester Police chief constable Ian Hopkins said.
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Andy Burnham: Manchester bombing an 'evil act' targeting children

Andy Burnham, the Greater Manchester metro mayor, has said the attack was an "evil act" that had caused anger, shock and hurt.
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MANCHESTER BOMBING: Everything we know so far

As details continued to emerge about the outrage - the worst terrorist attack since 52 innocent people were killed in the July 7 bombings in London in 2005:
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Latest statement on incident at Manchester Arena

MANCHESTER BOMBING: Latest police statement in full

Here is the statement by Chief Constable Ian Hopkins in full.
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Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

Baby suffered fractured skull after being dropped

A man was spared jail after he dropped his partner’s baby and tried to cover up the incident.

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Franco Spinella, owner of Franco's restaurant

Burglars ransack Italian restaurant

The manager of a prominent Wigan restaurant has defiantly said it is business as usual despite a break-in causing significant damage.

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Aidan McAteer jailed over girl’s hit and run death

Aidan McAteer jailed over girl’s hit and run death

Aidan McAteer has been jailed for nine years and four months for causing the death by dangerous driving of four-year-old Violet-Grace Youens.

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The McDonald's in Scholes near to where the brawl took place

Police probe mass brawl in front of mums and toddlers

Up to eight bare-chested men brawled and battered each other outside a Wigan takeaway - as mums and toddlers attending a neighbouring nursery looked on in horror.

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Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

Email hacking claim dropped

The charge against a man accused of harassment has been amended.

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Ann Maguire

Ann Maguire family get High Court green light

The family of a Wigan-born teacher who was murdered by a schoolboy have been given the go-ahead for a High Court challenge against a coroner’s decision not to call other pupils as witnesses at an inquest into her death.

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Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

Banned motorist gave police his brother’s name

A man banned from the road was caught driving on a section of Wigan motorway and then pretended to be his brother, a court heard.

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Michael Anthony Brown

Police hunt Wigan man who failed to turn up at court

A Wigan man is wanted by police after failing to appear at Liverpool Crown court.

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