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Lyme Park: Fire crews fight National Trust moorland blaze

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Firefighters are tackling a moorland blaze on land at the National ...

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Tram crash musician Ray Boddington dies in hospital

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A popular street musician has died a week after he was struck by a tram ...

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Drake concert attack: Men sought over Manchester Arena assault

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Police have released CCTV images of two men they want to speak to in ...

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John Baxendale: Man jailed for killing best friend over 'affair'

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A man who killed his best friend in a "fit of rage" because he thought he ...

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Spider named after The Very Hungry Caterpillar author Eric Carle

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A jumping spider has been named after Eric Carle, the author of ...

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Manchester United Women 'in discussions' about playing a game at Old Trafford next season

Manchester United Women could play a game at Old Trafford in the Women's Super League next season after winning promotion from the second tier.

United's 5-0 win over Aston Villa secured a top-two Championship spot in their first year since reforming.

Casey Stoney's side have played ...

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Manchester Arena bombing: Mayor calls for tighter security at events

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The government should introduce compulsory bag searches and metal ...

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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola laments 'cruel' Spurs defeat

Manager Pep Guardiola says Manchester City will recover from their "cruel" defeat by Tottenham in the Champions League to push for a domestic Treble.

City had an injury-time winner from Raheem Sterling ruled out by VAR as Spurs edged a thrilling 4-4 aggregate draw on away ...

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One-Day Cup: Daryl Mitchell & Hamish Rutherford hit tons as Pears hammer Lancashire

Hamish Rutherford and Daryl Mitchell both hit centuries as last year's semi-finalists Worcestershire began the 2019 One-Day Cup by beating Lancashire.

After Pears debutant Riki Wessels smashed 72 off 45 balls, New Zealand's Rutherford made 108 in a stand of 182 for the third wicket with ...

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Laurence Bassini: Former Watford owner agrees deal to buy Bolton Wanderers

Former Watford owner Laurence Bassini has agreed a deal to buy Bolton Wanderers subject to English Football League approval, the club have said.

The agreement will also give Bassini full control of the hotel at the University of Bolton Stadium.

"Significant funds" will be made ...

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Ashley Young: Manchester United condemn racist abuse of defender

Manchester United said they "will take the strongest possible action" they can after defender Ashley Young was racially abused on Twitter.

Young, who was captaining the side, was targeted as United suffered a 3-0 second-leg defeat at Barcelona in their Champions League quarter-final on ...

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Nicky Butt: Ex-Manchester United star bailed after assault arrest

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Former Manchester United footballer Nicky Butt has been arrested on ...

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Man Utd 'must aspire to Barcelona level'

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said his side must "aspire to Barcelona's level" after their Champions League quarter-final defeat.

Lionel Messi inspired Barca to a 3-0 win in Tuesday's second leg at the Nou Camp, sealing a 4-0 aggregate victory.

"If we want to get ...

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Barcelona 3-0 Man Utd: 'The baby-faced assassin must now be ruthless'

Manchester United's last trophy arrived with a routine Europa League final triumph over Ajax in Stockholm two years ago. Events in Barcelona and Turin on Tuesday showed how times have changed.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's fifth defeat in eight matches saw United outclassed by Barcelona in the ...

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Casey Stoney: How boxing helped Man Utd Women to brink of promotion

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For Casey Stoney, early-morning boxing classes, obstacle courses and dance lessons have all played a part in her first season as head coach of Manchester United Women.

Managing a ...

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Pep Guardiola says Spurs and Man Utd games are like 'finals' for Man City

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says the next week will be key as his side chase the quadruple.

City will try to overturn a 1-0 deficit when they host Tottenham in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday.

They then host Spurs in the Premier League on ...

2019-04-16 20:23 open_in_new
Educating Greater Manchester school Harrop Fold 'now safe'

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A school in special measures which was in Channel 4's Educating Greater ...

2019-04-16 20:23 open_in_new
Man guilty of 'ruthless' stabbing and ordered to remain in hospital

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A man who stabbed a stranger six times in the neck in a street attack has ...

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Paul Scholes: Ex-Man Utd midfielder charged with allegedly breaking FA betting rules

Former Manchester United and England midfielder Paul Scholes has been charged with misconduct for allegedly breaking FA betting rules.

Scholes is alleged to have placed 140 bets on football matches between 17 August 2015 and 12 January 2019.

The 44-year-old, who spent 31 days in ...

2019-04-16 18:17 open_in_new
Artificial gravity tests could reduce muscle loss, say researchers

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A machine which simulates the effects of gravity could reduce muscle ...

2019-04-16 16:11 open_in_new
Sports Direct to close Wigan warehouse site

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Sports Direct is to close its warehouse in Wigan, threatening 300 ...

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