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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in contention for Man Utd caretaker role

Former Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is being considered as caretaker manager at the club following the sacking of Jose Mourinho.

The Portuguese, 55, was dismissed after two and a half years in charge because of the team's style, results and a poor record of developing ...

yesterday 14:58 open_in_new
Sylvia Pankhurst raised phone-tap concerns in 1930s

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Suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst raised concerns about phone-tapping in the ...

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Leicester v Man City: Sergio Aguero & Kevin de Bruyne could play after injuries

Sergio Aguero and Kevin de Bruyne could both feature for holders Manchester City at Leicester in their Carabao Cup quarter-final on Tuesday.

Aguero has not played since 27 November because of a groin injury. De Bruyne returned from knee injury on Saturday but has not started since 1 ...

yesterday 12:30 open_in_new
Jose Mourinho sacked: 'Caption this', 'Do one' and other reaction to the news

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'Tis the season to be jolly but Manchester United clearly didn't get the memo.

The club have sacked manager Jose Mourinho after two and a half years in the job, and United fans around ...

yesterday 12:29 open_in_new
Jose Mourinho sacked: Is former Man Utd boss finished at top level?

Jose Mourinho's managerial career stands at the crossroads after his sacking by Manchester United - but is the 'Special One' now yesterday's man?

Mourinho can take his place as one of management's greats after winning the Champions League with Porto and Inter Milan, and enjoying ...

yesterday 12:29 open_in_new
Kevin de Bruyne: Man City midfielder insists he was 'not tired' at the start of the season

Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne insists he "wasn't exhausted" at the end of last season, despite concerns from manager Pep Guardiola.

The Belgian, 27, has started only twice for the Premier League champions this season after suffering two significant knee ...

yesterday 09:47 open_in_new
Jose Mourinho: Manchester United sack manager

Jose Mourinho has left his job as Manchester United manager after two-and-a-half years in charge.

A club statement said: "The club would like to thank Jose for his work during his time at Manchester United and to wish him success in the future.

"A new caretaker-manager will be ...

yesterday 09:47 open_in_new
M6 motorway shut in Cheshire after multi-vehicle collision

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A collision involving several vehicles has forced the closure of the M6 ...

yesterday 05:23 open_in_new
Paul Massey's brother-in-law 'involved in assassination'

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The brother-in-law of an underworld "Mr Big" was involved in his ...

2018-12-17 23:51 open_in_new
Rochdale leader's cash 'threat' to non-Labour wards earns reprimand

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A council leader who was recorded saying he may withhold road funds in ...

2018-12-17 22:49 open_in_new
Jose Mourinho: Manchester United boss 'unfairly' charged by FA

The Football Association has been criticised for "unfairly" charging Jose Mourinho for swearing.

The Manchester United boss was charged after he was picked up by a television camera swearing in Portuguese following a 3-2 win over Newcastle on 6 October.

Mourinho successfully appealed ...

2018-12-17 19:33 open_in_new
Anthony Martial: Man Utd extend deal for France forward

Manchester United have triggered the option of a year's extension on the contract of France forward Anthony Martial.

The 23-year-old's current deal would have expired in the summer but will now run to 2020.

United took a similar move with their Spain keeper David de Gea last ...

2018-12-17 19:32 open_in_new
Sam Powell, Josh Woods and Harry Smith: Wigan Warriors trio sign new three-year deals

Wigan Warriors halves Sam Powell, Josh Woods and academy player Harry Smith have all signed three-year deals with the Super League champions.

Powell, 26, played in the 2018 Grand Final, one of 162 appearances for the Cherry and Whites.

Stand-off Woods, 21, featured in nine matches ...

2018-12-17 18:23 open_in_new
Factory 251 nightclub fight: Three more men arrested

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Police investigating an attack on an 18-year-old rugby league player ...

2018-12-17 18:22 open_in_new
Woman punched in face at Royal Blood Manchester gig

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A woman punched in the face in the mosh pit at a gig in Manchester ...

2018-12-17 17:10 open_in_new
'County lines' Manchester gang jailed for Grimsby drugs plot

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Six members of a drug gang involved in a so-called "county lines" ...

2018-12-17 15:54 open_in_new
Champions League draw: Liverpool v Bayern Munich, Man Utd v Paris St-Germain

Liverpool have been drawn with German giants Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16, while Manchester United face Paris St-Germain.

Premier League champions Manchester City and Tottenham also face Bundesliga sides, with City meeting Schalke and Spurs facing leaders Borussia ...

2018-12-17 13:22 open_in_new
Moorland fires had 'shocking air quality impact'

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The wildfires at Saddleworth Moor and Winter Hill are likely to have had ...

2018-12-17 12:05 open_in_new
Leigh inquiry: Man released after woman found dead

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A man who was arrested following a woman's death has been released after ...

2018-12-16 19:30 open_in_new
Chris Smalling: Man Utd defender signs new contract to 2022

Manchester United defender Chris Smalling has signed a new contract that will keep him at Old Trafford until June 2022, with the option to extend for a further year.

The 29-year-old England centre-back joined from Fulham in 2010 and has made 307 appearances for the club.

"This is my ...

2018-12-15 21:44 open_in_new
The secret I'm hiding under my oversized fashion style
Arooj Aftab, 22, is an influencer who is known for her baggy fashion style. But what her 7,500 Instagram followers don't know is there's a big reason she chooses to wear oversized clothes - which she has kept secret until now. ...
2018-12-15 19:33 open_in_new